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Man Steals Cement Truck, Hits Vehicles at Michigan GM Facility

Authorities say a person is in custody after driving a stolen cement truck through a locked gate at a General Motors facility in mid-Michigan and hitting several parked vehicles. The Eaton County sheriff’s office says no one was injured in …

Vehicles Damaged, Destroyed by Storms in Southwestern Oklahoma

Emergency management officials say more than a dozen recreational vehicles and campers were overturned by winds as strong storms moved across southwestern Oklahoma. Comanche County Emergency Management spokeswoman Ashleigh Hensch says 13 vehicles were overturned and several were destroyed shortly …

Maine Gas Station Fuel Mishap Leads to Damaged Vehicles

Some drivers in Maine say their vehicles were damaged when they purchased fuel that was in the wrong pumps at a gas station. The Kennebec Journal reports all of the drivers filled their tanks at a Mobil station in Waterville …

Woman’s SUV Struck by Long Island Railroad Train

An off-duty firefighter is being commended after officials say he pulled a woman from her SUV just before the vehicle was struck by an oncoming Long Island Railroad train. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the collision occurred Tuesday night in …

Massive Fire Destroys Building, Cars at New York Dealership

Authorities say a massive industrial fire has destroyed several vehicles and a building at a car dealership near Syracuse, N.Y. The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office says 911 dispatchers fielded several calls around 9:10 p.m. Thursday reporting heavy fire and smoke …

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Advises Preparation for Winter Weather

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller has advised consumers to plan ahead and review their homeowners and auto insurance policies as winter weather conditions like snow, sleet and ice become more frequent. “Winter is coming, and it is important that you …

Rash of Property, Auto Fires in Arkansas Town Thought to Be Arson

Police in Helena-West Helena, Ark., say six separate fires that caused about $120,000 in property damage are being investigated as arson. The first occurred on Friday close to a public housing development where firefighters found a vehicle fully engulfed in …

AIR Worldwide: At Least 9 Tornadoes in North Texas; Extent of Damage Not Yet Known

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide reported that the huge storm system that impacted the United States from New Mexico to Michigan and Georgia over the Christmas holiday weekend delivered at least nine tornadoes in North Texas. In addition to tornadoes, …

Storm Damage Estimated at $500K in Northeast Nevada City

Elko County officials say the city of Carlin suffered hundreds of thousands of dollars in storm damage from the high winds and snow that blew through Nevada last week. The town on Interstate 80 about 12 miles west of Elko …

Liberty Mutual Launches Towing Program Through Trinity Transportation Services

Liberty Mutual Insurance, through its program administrator Trinity Transportation Services, LLC, is now offering coverage for towing companies. The Liberty Mutual Trinity Towing Program offers commercial auto, general liability, property, inland marine and excess/umbrella coverages for towing operations and vehicles. …