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Tow-truck driver shot in the head in Bronx, cops say

A Bronx tow-truck driver is fighting for his life after being shot in the head Sunday morning, cops said. The 35-year-old victim was at Bruckner Boulevard and 141st Street when he was struck by a bullet around 1 a.m., cops said. The motive for the shooting is unclear. Photographs of the crime scene show police officers shining flashlights into the cab of the red tow truck, which had a minivan on its tow hook. It wasn’t immediately clear how many shots were fired, but multiple yellow evidence markers were placed on the street. The man was taken to Lincoln Hospital in critical condition, cops said.
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Standouts have photo finish at Norwalk Invite

NORWALK — “He’s a different breed.”. Nothing felt different for two-plus miles on Saturday for St. Paul senior standout Ian Deeter. The two-time Division III state qualifier was out in front at the Norwalk Trucker Invitational course, and he was preparing for his usual strong finish when he noticed something unusual.

Norwalk photos: Unlucky truck driver

NORWALK, Conn. — Jeff Tauscher set out to get a photo of a fallen tree Friday and eventually discovered the tree had fallen on a truck, at the intersection of West Rocks Road and St. Mary’s Lane. Norwalk Police were alerted at 10:47 a.m., Sgt. Sofia Gulino said....

Immel sisters lead Norwalk to host title

NORWALK — Another successful double-up. In more ways than one. Norwalk siblings Zuri and Xavi Immel by now are used to participating in multiple different activities on any given day. That includes playing in a high school soccer match less than two hours after running a 5K — which was the case on Saturday at the sixth annual Norwalk Trucker Invitational.

Truck convoy raises money for Delaware Special Olympics

HARRINGTON, Del.- Nearly 200 truck drivers from across the area met at the Delaware State Fairgrounds for a police-escorted 29-mile ride through Kent County, raising money and awareness for the Delaware Special Olympics. But before truckers hit the road- they held an auction for the Special Olympics, got to meet...

The Chances Of Dying As An Ice Road Trucker Might Surprise You

"Ice Road Truckers" has been a consistently popular reality TV offering for History Channel (via Parrot Analytics). Since 2007, the series has been taking viewers into the intense and occasionally life-threatening world of driving a rig down some of the most dangerous roads imaginable, often under harrowing weather conditions. While...