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Families of victims in deadly floatplane crash plan to conduct their own investigation

OAK HARBOR, Wash. — The families of the victims in a deadly floatplane crash off of Whidbey Island are planning to conduct their own investigation into what went wrong. Ten people were killed, including nine adults and one child when a floatplane took a nose dive and crashed into the water near Mutiny Bay. The plane took off from Friday Harbor as a scheduled commuter flight to the Renton Municipal Airport. The crash was reported around 3:10 p.m.
ISLAND COUNTY, WA
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WTOP

At least 5 families displaced after townhouse fire in Silver Spring

At least five families have been displaced after a Silver Spring, Maryland, townhouse caught fire Friday evening, spreading fast-moving flames to surrounding homes. Montgomery County Fire & EMS spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire happened at the back of a townhouse on Landing Way off Norbeck Road near Maryland Route 200 around 8 p.m.
SILVER SPRING, MD
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Six injured after monster wave slams Miami Beach boardwalk

An outing to a Miami Beach boardwalk took a horrifying turn Friday morning when a massive wave crashed onto the footpath — sending six people to the hospital. Shocking video captured the moment the wave rushes onto the South Pointe Park boardwalk, sweeping several people off their feet and dragging some of them out to sea. At least two people were tossed over the boardwalk railing and into the Government Cut channel, where rough waters and piles of rocks along shore threatened serious injuries, the video shows. A man sitting on a bench was swept across the boardwalk and a bicycle was...
MIAMI BEACH, FL
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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in Coachella Friday night

A man was struck and killed by a vehicle that fled the scene Friday night in Coachella. The crash happened at approximately 10:24 p.m.near Cesar Chavez Street and Cairo Street. The man was pronounced dead in the hospital, a spokesperson for the Riverside County Sheriff's Dept. confirmed. His identity will not be released until after The post Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in Coachella Friday night appeared first on KESQ.
COACHELLA, CA
NBC Bay Area

Collision Shuts Down Burlingame Intersection

A major traffic collision has shut down California Drive in Burlingame late Friday evening, according to San Mateo County emergency officials. Burlingame police have closed the roadway between Floribunda Avenue and Palm Drive until further notice, as of 11 p.m. California Drive is a major thoroughfare through Burlingame, between U.S....
BURLINGAME, CA

Tacoma Street driver crashes car; it burns; he runs

It was not your ordinary rear-ender. The responsible vehicle caught fire -- and its driver ran awayIt was not your typical fender-bender, on Wednesday morning, September 7, eastbound on S.E. Tacoma Street at 13th Avenue — because, as a result, one of the cars caught fire. Central Precinct officers and Westmoreland Fire Station 20 responded at 9:46 that morning. "This was a two-vehicle, non-injury crash," later reported Portland Police spokesperson Sergeant Kevin Allen. "The preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of a Honda Civic rear-ended an Infiniti SUV. The Honda caught fire, but was extinguished by firefighters. "The Honda's driver...
PORTLAND, OR
Fox 59

Vehicle crash leaves at least 1 dead

INDIANAPOLIS – IMPD is investigating a crash that left at least one person dead early Saturday morning on Indy’s northwest side. Police say it happened at around 3 a.m. near the intersection of 62nd Street & Michigan Road. First responders located at least one individual and was pronounced...
INDIANAPOLIS, IN
MyStateline.com

Mattress ablaze in Rockford house fire

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – Crews are investigating a house fire that ended with a mattress ablaze on Friday afternoon. The Rockford Fire Department encountered high heat on the second floor of a home at 1930 Oxford Street shortly after 3 p.m. No one was injured. Firefighters contained the flames to a mattress in a second-floor bedroom.
ROCKFORD, IL
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