POSTED // Oct 21,2013 - When a heating and air conditioning contractor heading to work in Virginia Beach, Va., pressed the key remote to unlock his truck’s door, the vehicle exploded, hurling parts into neighbors’ yards.
POSTED // Oct 14,2013 - New York’s Suffolk County hoped to get at least $10 at an auction for a lot that’s only a foot wide but runs 1,885 feet from a highway to an Atlantic beachfront. It wound up selling for $120,000, however,
POSTED // Sep 30,2013 - Several people were injured during a running-of-the-bulls event in Dinwiddie County, Va., but not by the bulls. Sheriff’s Major William Knott said a camera-equipped drone crashed into the grandstand overlooking
POSTED // Sep 16,2013 - When Kentucky’s Richardsville Gas Co. announced plans to discontinue service, 36 of its 47 customers signed a petition demanding a rate increase so they wouldn’t lose the service.
POSTED // Sep 9,2013 - After a bridge collapsed in Uganda’s Nebbi District, cutting off access to a health center, a school and businesses, authorities took five years to rebuild it. Three days after the new bridge opened, it collapsed.
POSTED // Sep 2,2013 - After Scott E. Entsminger, 55, died in Columbus, Ohio, the death notice included his request that six Cleveland football players serve as pallbearers to lower him into his grave “so the Browns can let him down one last time.”
POSTED // Aug 26,2013 - Texting contributed to the crash of a medical helicopter near Mosby, Mo., according to National Transportation Safety Board investigators. Despite the helicopter operator’s rule forbidding pilots to use electronic devices
POSTED // Aug 19,2013 - Two German entrepreneurs invented an ink pen that recognizes misspelled words and bad handwriting. Its name is Lernstift, German for “learning pen,” according to Daniel Kaesmacher, co-founder of the company