Fatal Crash Closes Oregon Interstate for Hours

A woman died when her car crossed into oncoming traffic on Interstate 5 and hit a semi truck and trailer Thursday morning. The driver of the semi truck was taken by ambulance to the hospital.The crash investigation and cleanup brought I-5 to a halt in …

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Elderly Maine Woman Drives Off Boat Ramp

A 92-year-old Portland woman was rescued by two Good Samaritans after driving her car off a boat ramp in Belfast.Belfast Police Officer Wendall Ward said Evan Lenfest drove down Main Street, onto the boat ramp and into the water.Bryden Burleson, an emp…

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Detroit Home Firebombed with Molotov Cocktail

Linda Bazzi awoke in the middle of the night and found her two-story home unusually warm. Her husband investigated and found no ordinary fire downstairs. Their suburban Detroit house was firebombed about 1 a.m. Wednesday. Their outdoor surveillance cam…

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Soybean Crop Stolen from Illinois Farmer

A local farmer says he’s out more than $18,000 after someone combined 18 acres of his crops in Jo Daviess County.Matthew Schuster is a Dubuque-area farmer who also has land he rents in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, for crops. He said over the weeke…

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Helicopter and Small Aircraft Collide near Maryland Airport

Three people died and two others suffered injuries in a mid-air collision between a small helicopter and a single-engine plane Thursday afternoon in Maryland.The crash was reported around 3:40 p.m. near Monocacy Boulevard and Bucheimer Road just north …

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EFI Tornado Touches Down in Washington

A tornado with winds surpassing 50 mph ripped roofs off buildings, launched large yard toys through windows, uprooted trees and sent residents scrambling in Cowlitz County Thursday afternoon. The National Weather Service confirmed the tornado was an EF…

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Driver Walks Away from Four Story Fall Off Parking Garage

An elderly woman walked away from her Lexus SUV after driving it off a four-story parking garage. 79-year old Beatrice Taba was visiting her granddaughter at the apartments on Waikalani Place in Mililani Thursday morning. She parked in a visitor spot o…

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Car Plows into Mexican Restaurant in Northern California

Seven people were injured after a car crashed into the front of a Mexican restaurant Thursday evening, Dublin police said. The 56-year-old female driver had just pulled into the parking lot of Taqueria Los Pericos, located at 7473 Village Parkway, arou…

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Even a Fair Claim Will Send Customers Packing

The insurance claims process is so painful and outdated that about half of customers who confront it bolt no matter what.The financial services industry has been among the slowest to embrace the mobile and other technologies that many consumers crave. …

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Stolen Cars Rammed Through Gates of Illinois Dealership

An overnight car chase, involving four stolen cars from a car dealership in Nashville, Illinois, ended when one suspect jumped a fence at an O’Fallon, Illinois dealership and hid in the back of an SUV. The cars - two Dodge Challengers, a Mus…

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