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VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A commuter train slammed into a sport utility vehicle stuck on the tracks at a crossing Tuesday evening, killing 6 people, mostly on the train, and injuring at least 12 others, authorities said. The northbound Metro-North Railroad train struck a Jeep...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There is not enough evidence to charge a man arrested in connection with a dismembered body found inside a suitcase in San Francisco and he is set to be released Tuesday, prosecutors said. The city District Attorney's office said in a statement there isn't...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal jury found that Toyota Motor Corp. must pay nearly $11 million to victims of a fatal 2006 crash after deciding Tuesday that a design flaw in the 1996 Camry was partly to blame for the Minnesota wreck. Jurors said the company was 60 percent to blame...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — These large California water suppliers serving 40,000 or more reported the smallest per-capita water use (gallons per day) in December, and their December water usage is compared to the same month in 2013: Agency County, Per-capita water use, Change...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego man has been convicted of running a "revenge porn" website where people posted nude pictures of their ex-lovers, who then had to pay the man to take down the images. Kevin Bollaert, 28, was found guilty Monday of 27 counts, including identity theft...
SEATTLE (AP) — As shocking as it was, the Seattle Seahawks' last-minute loss to the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl Sunday was probably not even the worst loss in the city's sports history. Seattle did lose an entire NBA franchise, after all, when the SuperSonics up and...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal jury ordered Toyota Motor Corp. to pay nearly $11 million to victims of a fatal Minnesota crash on Tuesday after ruling that a design flaw in the 1996 Camry was partially to blame for the 2006 wreck. The jury said the company was 60 percent to blame...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The new leader of the New York state Assembly promised to focus on ethics and integrity after colleagues elected him Tuesday as the first African-American speaker, replacing a lawmaker whose two-decade reign ended with federal corruption charges. Democrat...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. reported another quarter of strong growth on Tuesday, helped by higher revenue from its parks and resorts despite an outbreak of measles at Disneyland in December. Net income and revenue beat expectations and shares rose 3 percent in...