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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Construction worker struck by vehicle on Ga. 400was taken to the hospital after being pinned between a guardrail and a vehicle
Construction worker struck by vehicle on Ga. 400
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 28 minutes ago
was taken to the hospital after being pinned between a guardrail and a vehicle early Tuesday. According to Alpharetta Department of Public Safety Director George Gordon, a 21-year-old woman was headed south on Georgia 400 and improperly... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Police learn how to chase a criminal...on a bikeBaton Rouge." The class includes BRPD officers as well as officers from the So
Police learn how to chase a criminal...on a bike
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 32 minutes ago
Baton Rouge." The class includes BRPD officers as well as officers from the Southern University Police Department and the Department of Public Safety. "They work on slow speed riding, they work on curb ascents and descents, along with climbing up... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Gastonia teen lured in human-trafficking case, authorities sayfemale agreed to meet our undercover officer, not knowing he's an officer," sai
Gastonia teen lured in human-trafficking case, authorities say
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 41 minutes ago
female agreed to meet our undercover officer, not knowing he's an officer," said George Gordon of the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. The teen asked for $260 in cash at the hotel and started to undress, authorities... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Oklahoma leaders agree on budget, most will see cutsa $27.6 million appropriation. Additionally, the Court of Criminal Appeals will
Oklahoma leaders agree on budget, most will see cuts
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 51 minutes ago
a $27.6 million appropriation. Additionally, the Court of Criminal Appeals will maintain their $3,630,199 budget. The Department of Public Safety, District Attorneys and District Attorneys Council, OBN and ABLE will see a reduction of more... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
DPS: Driver suffered seizure just before fiery Tyler wreckdetermined to be at fault in a fatal Smith County wreck suffered a seizure just
DPS: Driver suffered seizure just before fiery Tyler wreck
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 54 minutes ago
determined to be at fault in a fatal Smith County wreck suffered a seizure just before the crash, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. A driver who was determined to be at fault in a fatal Smith County wreck suffered a seizure... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
ETX man arrested for illegal 'noodling'determined to be at fault in a fatal Smith County wreck suffered a seizure just
ETX man arrested for illegal 'noodling'
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 54 minutes ago
determined to be at fault in a fatal Smith County wreck suffered a seizure just before the crash, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. A driver who was determined to be at fault in a fatal Smith County wreck suffered a seizure... Read more
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The News & Observer
Detroit Police Dept.'s #runningmanchallenge dance video goes viralrunning on U.S. 60 in Phoenix, Ariz. Monday morning. Traffic stalled as the dog
Detroit Police Dept.'s #runningmanchallenge dance video goes viral
The News & Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
running on U.S. 60 in Phoenix, Ariz. Monday morning. Traffic stalled as the dog ran through vehicles. She bit an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper and a good Samaritan who got out his vehicle to help. The 2-year-old german shepherd mix... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Officer shoots teen in foot during attemptedwas notified about the shooting and is assisting with the investigation by the
Officer shoots teen in foot during attempted
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 2 hours ago
was notified about the shooting and is assisting with the investigation by the Santa Rosa Police Department, Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety and the Sonoma County District Attorney's Office, Lazzarini said. Police have not released the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Rosa officer shoots teen in foot during attempted 'suicide by cop'was notified about the shooting and is assisting with the investigation by the
Santa Rosa officer shoots teen in foot during attempted 'suicide by cop'
The Mercury News / Posted 3 hours ago
was notified about the shooting and is assisting with the investigation by the Santa Rosa Police Department, Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety and the Sonoma County District Attorney's Office, Lazzarini said. Police have not released the... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Minnesota woman survives 100-foot fall during Arizona hikewhere Kohnhorst was staying noticed that she hadn't returned from the hike by S
Minnesota woman survives 100-foot fall during Arizona hike
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 hours ago
where Kohnhorst was staying noticed that she hadn't returned from the hike by Saturday morning and called authorities. A Department of Public Safety helicopter team heard Kohnhorst screaming for help and took her Dixie Regional Medical Center in... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Gunshots fired at a home in MexicoMEXICO - The Mexico Department of Public Safety is investigating a report of gu
Gunshots fired at a home in Mexico
KOMU Columbia / Posted 3 hours ago
MEXICO - The Mexico Department of Public Safety is investigating a report of gunshots fired in the area of the 200 block of North Missouri Street around midnight Tuesday morning. Officials said at least one house was hit with the gunfire, and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mold may derail Hinds Co. coroner's move to crime labcoroner's office to Hinds County Community College for expansion of its nursing
Mold may derail Hinds Co. coroner's move to crime lab
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 hours ago
coroner's office to Hinds County Community College for expansion of its nursing program. Senate Bill 2801 authorizes the Department of Public Safety to lease the former crime lab to the Hinds County Board of Supervisors for use by the Hinds... Read more
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The News & Observer
US attorney general in Fayetteville on community policing tourGeneral Loretta Lynch has returned to her home state several weeks after filing
US attorney general in Fayetteville on community policing tour
The News & Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
General Loretta Lynch has returned to her home state several weeks after filing a lawsuit against the governor, state department of public safety and the UNC system. Community policing and bridging gaps between officers and the cities they... Read more
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MLive.com
Man struck by bullet, family sees another man killedhim CPR, and they worked on him," Dorothy Tubbs said. "They were trying to star
Man struck by bullet, family sees another man killed
MLive.com / Posted 3 hours ago
him CPR, and they worked on him," Dorothy Tubbs said. "They were trying to start his heart back, but it didn't." Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers were called to the scene of the shooting at the intersection of Mabel Street and North... Read more
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My EastText
DPS dive team, other agencies on scene of search in Gregg CountyThe Texas Department of Public Safety dive team assisted the Lakeport Police De
DPS dive team, other agencies on scene of search in Gregg County
My EastText / Posted 4 hours ago
The Texas Department of Public Safety dive team assisted the Lakeport Police Department and the Longview Police Department at the scene of a search at the Sabine River. According to DPS, their dive team was searching the Sabine River at a ramp just... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
US attorney general visits NC weeks after filing federal complaint over HB2for LGBT rights that is front and center with legislators in Raleigh. Earlier
US attorney general visits NC weeks after filing federal complaint over HB2
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 hours ago
for LGBT rights that is front and center with legislators in Raleigh. Earlier this month, the DOJ notified McCrory, the Department of Public Safety, and University of North Carolina, that HB2 violates several acts. The DOJ says HB2 violates... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
US attorney general visits NC weeks after filing federal complaint over HB2for LGBT rights that is front and center with legislators in Raleigh. Earlier
US attorney general visits NC weeks after filing federal complaint over HB2
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 hours ago
for LGBT rights that is front and center with legislators in Raleigh. Earlier this month, the DOJ notified McCrory, the Department of Public Safety, and University of North Carolina, that HB2 violates several acts. The DOJ says HB2 violates... Read more
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The Advocate
Two state prison officials retire amid ongoing probes at Avoyelles Correctional CenterBeau Milligan and Randon Harrington, remain on leave, LaBorde said. Officials
Two state prison officials retire amid ongoing probes at Avoyelles Correctional Center
The Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
Beau Milligan and Randon Harrington, remain on leave, LaBorde said. Officials haven’t disclosed the subject of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections internal investigation, but it comes amid The Advocate’s requests for credit card... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Multiple accidents tie up traffic on I-89Vermont Department of Public Safety officials advised drivers to be cautious af
Multiple accidents tie up traffic on I-89
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 7 hours ago
Vermont Department of Public Safety officials advised drivers to be cautious after multiple crashes on I-89 Tuesday morning. According to Vermont State Police, a roll-over crash could potentially be backing up traffic between exits 13 and 14 on I-89... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
3 Missing Men Found Dead In Car CrashA 2-week search for three missing men on the Pine Ridge Reservation is over. T
3 Missing Men Found Dead In Car Crash
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 8 hours ago
A 2-week search for three missing men on the Pine Ridge Reservation is over. The Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety said 21-year-old Tevin Tyon, 23-year-old Tyrell Wilson and 24-year-old Juan Lamont were found dead from a single-vehicle... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Legal Cases Could Affect How Texans Cast Ballots In Novembera group of Texas residents who say they believed they had updated their voter r
Legal Cases Could Affect How Texans Cast Ballots In November
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 10 hours ago
a group of Texas residents who say they believed they had updated their voter registration information while using a Department of Public Safety driver’s license website — and discovered that they had failed to do so only when trying to vote,... Read more
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USA Today
Legal cases could affect how Texans cast ballots in Novembera group of Texas residents who say they believed they had updated their voter r
Legal cases could affect how Texans cast ballots in November
USA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
a group of Texas residents who say they believed they had updated their voter registration information while using a Department of Public Safety driver's license website — and discovered that they had failed to do so only when trying to vote,... Read more
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Salon.com
Legal cases could affect how Texans cast ballots in Novembera group of Texas residents who say they believed they had updated their voter r
Legal cases could affect how Texans cast ballots in November
Salon.com / Posted 14 hours ago
a group of Texas residents who say they believed they had updated their voter registration information while using a Department of Public Safety driver’s license website — and discovered that they had failed to do so only when trying to vote,... Read more
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Daily Princetonian
Air pellet guns, bow found in U. student dormstudent in Little Hall on Sunday evening. The incident was documented as a wea
Air pellet guns, bow found in U. student dorm
Daily Princetonian / Posted 16 hours ago
student in Little Hall on Sunday evening. The incident was documented as a weapon law violation, according to the Department of Public Safety daily crime log. On Sunday evening, the DPS received a report from a concerned student... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Killeen mother killed one week after graduatinga very, truly amazing person. Everyone is going to remember my mom as the stron
Killeen mother killed one week after graduating
KXXV Waco / Posted 17 hours ago
a very, truly amazing person. Everyone is going to remember my mom as the strongest person in the family," he said. Texas Department of Public Safety Spokesperson Trooper D.L. Wilson says the Fort Hood soldier was traveling northbound on... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Hiker rescued in rural northwest ArizonaDeputies and MCSO Search and Rescue responded. Search groups from Colorado City
Hiker rescued in rural northwest Arizona
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 18 hours ago
Deputies and MCSO Search and Rescue responded. Search groups from Colorado City Fire Department also responded along with Department of Public Safety Ranger helicopter from Kingman. At about 7 p.m., Kohnhorst was located 50 feet below of an... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Indianapolis launches first witness assistance programpeople and neighborhoods most closely affected by those crimes. Julie Fidler i
Indianapolis launches first witness assistance program
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 18 hours ago
people and neighborhoods most closely affected by those crimes. Julie Fidler is a housing and services specialist for the Department of Public Safety. She got with the prosecutor's officer, an IMPD detective and the faith community. They got... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
2 accidents on M-66 MondayFord Mustang hit an empty Belding school bus on M-66 near Main Street at approx
2 accidents on M-66 Monday
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 18 hours ago
Ford Mustang hit an empty Belding school bus on M-66 near Main Street at approximately 9:51 a.m., according to the Ionia Department of Public Safety Facebook post. The bus had to be lifted off of the car by a tow truck from RE Rueghs Garage. The... Read more
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The Advocate
Two state prison officials retire amid ongoing probes at Avoyelles Correctional CenterBeau Milligan and Randon Harrington, remain on leave, LaBorde said. Officials
Two state prison officials retire amid ongoing probes at Avoyelles Correctional Center
The Advocate / Posted 21 hours ago
Beau Milligan and Randon Harrington, remain on leave, LaBorde said. Officials haven’t disclosed the subject of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections internal investigation, but it comes amid The Advocate’s requests for credit card... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Governor Mark Dayton reacts to chaotic end to legislative sessionup: Statewide Click It or Ticket campaign begins Monday Buckle up, or pay up.
Governor Mark Dayton reacts to chaotic end to legislative session
KTTC Rochester / Posted 21 hours ago
up: Statewide Click It or Ticket campaign begins Monday Buckle up, or pay up. Starting Monday morning, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety launches its annual Click It or Ticket campaign. Law enforcement across the state will enhance... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Office of Motor Vehicles offers to replace peeling inspection stickers for freeThe Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles and Department of Public Safety has been
Office of Motor Vehicles offers to replace peeling inspection stickers for free
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 hours ago
The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles and Department of Public Safety has been fielding a large number of calls about peeling motor vehicle inspection stickers. Now, officials have a plan to help. The problem stems from a "bad batch" of... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC House and Senate leaders want to combine HB2 lawsuitsintervene in the lawsuit challenging House Bill 2 that the federal justice depa
NC House and Senate leaders want to combine HB2 lawsuits
The News & Observer / Posted 22 hours ago
intervene in the lawsuit challenging House Bill 2 that the federal justice department filed against the governor, the state department of public safety and the UNC system and its board of governors. Phil Berger, president pro tempore of the state... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Truck fire temporarily closes westbound I-10 south of Valleyfire temporarily closed lanes on westbound Interstate 10 east of Wild Horse Pas
Truck fire temporarily closes westbound I-10 south of Valley
The Arizona Republic / Posted 22 hours ago
fire temporarily closed lanes on westbound Interstate 10 east of Wild Horse Pass on Monday afternoon. According to Arizona Department of Public Safety officials, the truck carried frozen food, and its air-conditioning unit meant to keep the... Read more
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Deseret News
Saved by the belt: Family recalls crash that could have been deadlybelts on.” The Click It or Ticket campaign is a two-week increased seat belt e
Saved by the belt: Family recalls crash that could have been deadly
Deseret News / Posted 22 hours ago
belts on.” The Click It or Ticket campaign is a two-week increased seat belt enforcement period, organized by the Utah Department of Public Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. “The more that we enforce, the more that... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Record travel expected over Memorial Day weekendcrashes during the summer months. More than 9,047 collisions resulted in injuri
Record travel expected over Memorial Day weekend
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
crashes during the summer months. More than 9,047 collisions resulted in injuries during the same time period, the N.C. Department of Public Safety reported. Travelers may report crashes, impaired drivers, stranded motorists or other public... Read more
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Island Packet
Seven people killed on SC roadways this weekendSouth Carolina Department of Public Safety officials said there were seven road
Seven people killed on SC roadways this weekend
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
South Carolina Department of Public Safety officials said there were seven road deaths reported over the weekend. Officials said one death occurred on an interstate, one occurred on county roads and five occurred on U.S. routes, S.C. roads and... Read more
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The Advocate
Angola prisoner transferred after corresponding with Advocate decries DOC explanation for moveBurl Cain, and he suggested various avenues of inquiry for the newspaper. “The
Angola prisoner transferred after corresponding with Advocate decries DOC explanation for move
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Burl Cain, and he suggested various avenues of inquiry for the newspaper. “The ‘2nd and come-lately’ rationale (state Department of Public Safety and Corrections spokeswoman) Pam Laborde gave for the DOC moving me and cellblocking me — ‘that... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Issues arise with SC sex offender registrysee something online or someone may bring an issue to his attention via Faceboo
Issues arise with SC sex offender registry
WCNC Charlotte / Posted yesterday
see something online or someone may bring an issue to his attention via Facebook. He said he has built a rapport with the Department of Public Safety in Nevada. He sends them tips about registered sex offenders who are noncompliant in Nevada but... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Here's Edwards' likely game plan if he calls a special sessionthis year because the revenue has to be raised by July 1, when the new budget t
Here's Edwards' likely game plan if he calls a special session
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
this year because the revenue has to be raised by July 1, when the new budget takes effect. The $39 million cut the Department of Public Safety and Corrections would have to absorb without new revenue would force the closing of two private... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Falling tree kills driverTX (KFDA) - An out-of-state driver was killed after a tree landed on his car in
Falling tree kills driver
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
TX (KFDA) - An out-of-state driver was killed after a tree landed on his car in Hemphill County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Oscar Garcia, of Garden City, Kansas was traveling north on US-83 approximately 8 miles south... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Tuesday is Election Day in primary runoffsare required to present a valid form of identification in order to cast a ballo
Tuesday is Election Day in primary runoffs
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted yesterday
are required to present a valid form of identification in order to cast a ballot. These include a Texas driver's license, a Department of Public Safety ID card (including the Election Identification Card), a Texas handgun carry license, a U.S.... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Here's Edwards' likely game plan if he calls a special sessionthis year because the revenue has to be raised by July 1, when the new budget t
Here's Edwards' likely game plan if he calls a special session
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
this year because the revenue has to be raised by July 1, when the new budget takes effect. The $39 million cut the Department of Public Safety and Corrections would have to absorb without new revenue would force the closing of two private... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
One killed in wreck Sunday(KFDA) - One person is dead following a single vehicle rollover Sunday night ju
One killed in wreck Sunday
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
(KFDA) - One person is dead following a single vehicle rollover Sunday night just outside of Borger, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Jeremy McClellan, 38, was driving on SH-152 5 miles east of Borger when he lost control of his... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Kentucky church remembers father, 3 sons killed in crashcar to make a left turn. The van was pushed into oncoming traffic, where a trac
Kentucky church remembers father, 3 sons killed in crash
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
car to make a left turn. The van was pushed into oncoming traffic, where a tractor-trailer rig slammed into it. The Texas Department of Public Safety says 46-year-old Israel Avelar, 17-year-old Kevin Avelar, 13-year-old Daniel Avelar and... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Reward offered for church fire informationand is on the U.S. National Register of Historic PLaces. The reward is being o
Reward offered for church fire information
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
and is on the U.S. National Register of Historic PLaces. The reward is being offered jointly through the ATF and the state Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal Division. Tips can be submitted by phone to the ATF at (888) 283-3473 or the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Kentucky church remembers father, 3 sons killed in crashcar to make a left turn. The van was pushed into oncoming traffic, where a trac
Kentucky church remembers father, 3 sons killed in crash
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
car to make a left turn. The van was pushed into oncoming traffic, where a tractor-trailer rig slammed into it. The Texas Department of Public Safety says 46-year-old Israel Avelar, 17-year-old Kevin Avelar, 13-year-old Daniel Avelar and... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Kentucky church remembers father, 3 sons killed in crashcar to make a left turn. The van was pushed into oncoming traffic, where a trac
Kentucky church remembers father, 3 sons killed in crash
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
car to make a left turn. The van was pushed into oncoming traffic, where a tractor-trailer rig slammed into it. The Texas Department of Public Safety says 46-year-old Israel Avelar, 17-year-old Kevin Avelar, 13-year-old Daniel Avelar and... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Kentucky church remembers father, 3 sons killed in crashcar to make a left turn. The van was pushed into oncoming traffic, where a trac
Kentucky church remembers father, 3 sons killed in crash
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
car to make a left turn. The van was pushed into oncoming traffic, where a tractor-trailer rig slammed into it. The Texas Department of Public Safety says 46-year-old Israel Avelar, 17-year-old Kevin Avelar, 13-year-old Daniel Avelar and... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Kentucky church remembers father, 3 sons killed in crashcar to make a left turn. The van was pushed into oncoming traffic, where a trac
Kentucky church remembers father, 3 sons killed in crash
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted yesterday
car to make a left turn. The van was pushed into oncoming traffic, where a tractor-trailer rig slammed into it. The Texas Department of Public Safety says 46-year-old Israel Avelar, 17-year-old Kevin Avelar, 13-year-old Daniel Avelar and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Atkinson man suffers severe burns in firefire. James Wellington, 50, was being treated at Maine Medical Center in Portl
Atkinson man suffers severe burns in fire
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
fire. James Wellington, 50, was being treated at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, said Monday. Craig Young, 64, escaped the fire uninjured. The state fire marshal’s office said... Read more
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