Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Glass Panel Falls, Kills Worker at New York Skyscraper Site

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Glass Panel Falls, Kills Worker at New York Skyscraper Site

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Small plane lands on freeway in Utah

Utah authorities say there were no injuries when a small plane made an emergency landing on a major freeway.

Utah Highway Patrol spokesman Andrew Battenfield says the single-engine plane went underneath an overpass in Ogden on Saturday either before or after landing and collided with a car.

Battenfield says it's not immediately known why the pilot had to make the emergency landing and that there may have been a second person on the aircraft.

Witness stops man with knife on school bus - Authorities say a California man barged onto a school bus carrying about a dozen children and held a knife to the driver's head before witnesses dragged him away.

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Saturday that parents and others in the community of Campo helped the children escape out the rear emergency exit.

Sheriff's Sgt. William Uelen says the driver opened the door Friday morning for the man, thinking he was a parent.

A parent flagged down a passing driver who jumped on the bus and helped pry the knife from the man's hands.

Uelen says no one was injured. A suspect has been arrested.

Glass panel falls, kills worker at New York skyscraper site - Police say a glass panel fell on two workers during construction of one of New York City's tallest skyscrapers, killing one and sending the other to a hospital.

It happened about 10:30 a.m. Saturday at a work site on West 57th Street, half a block from Carnegie Hall.

Police say a 67-year-old security guard was killed, and a 27-year-old construction worker was hospitalized with injuries that didn't appear to be life-threatening.

Suspect arrested after driver rams 3 on Oregon sidewalk - A driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash, authorities said.

Greg Phillip Porter, 61, is being held at the Multnomah County jail on several counts, including three counts each of attempted murder and assault.

Authorities said they were getting a search warrant to seize the car and have yet to rule out intoxication, mental health problems or a medical incident. …

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