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SUV Hits New Jersey Pizzeria, Leaving Four with Minor Injuries

Authorities say a sport utility vehicle plowed into the front of a New Jersey pizzeria, leaving the driver and three people inside the restaurant with minor injuries. The Camden County prosecutor’s office says Pennsauken police responded shortly after 10 p.m. …

Employee Shuttle Bus Crashes at Newark Airport, 17 Injured

An employee shuttle bus crash at Newark Liberty International Airport has left 17 people injured. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the accident happened at about 5:30 a.m. Friday on a ramp leading to Terminal B. …

Virginia Glass Products Employee Crushed to Death by Plate Glass

A Virginia man was crushed to death when plate glass he was loading onto a truck fell on top of him. Henry County Sheriff’s Capt. Wayne Davis said Damarcus Laquan Calloway died April 22. Calloway was an employee of Virginia …

Commuter Train Hits Truck in Massachusetts, Injuring Three

Officials in Bridgewater, Mass., say a pickup truck with three people inside was hit by a commuter rail train after the truck driver apparently went around a railroad crossing gate. The Boston Globe reports the accident happened Saturday morning in …

Federal Preliminary Report on New York Limo Crash Offers No Cause Yet

The National Transportation Safety Board’s probe of a fatal limousine crash in upstate New York has not yet identified a cause, according to a preliminary report released Monday, after weeks of wrangling between federal inspectors and a local prosecutor over …

National Transportation Safety Board Investigating Worker Death in Maryland

Federal officials are investigating after a railroad worker was killed at a Baltimore, Md., railyard. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Keith Holloway said by telephone that a Norfolk Southern worker was fatally injured Thursday morning at the Bayview railyard during …

Utility Lays Out Plan Restoring Gas Service After Massachusetts Explosions

A natural gas company is releasing its plan for replacing aging pipelines and restoring service to thousands of homes and businesses affected by the natural gas explosions and fires north of Boston last month. Columbia Gas said Tuesday it’s deploying …

Gas Line Rupture Sparks Fire in Pennsylvania, Injures One Worker

A construction crew repairing a water line accidentally struck a gas main in western Pennsylvania, sparking a fire that injured one worker. The blast in Bethel Park occurred around 2 a.m. Wednesday and burned for about two hours before the …

School Bus Overturns on New Jersey Turnpike, 36 People Hurt

Officials say a school bus taking families home from a picnic crashed on the New Jersey Turnpike, sending dozens of people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka says the bus was returning to Newark from his …

Officials Say Maryland Construction Worker Died in Elevator Shaft Fall

Fire officials in Maryland say a construction worker has died after falling down an elevator shaft. WBAL reported that the accident occurred in Cockeysville, Md., which is outside of Baltimore. Michael David Zeller was working in a building that was …