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Funds established for bus crash victims

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Los Angeles city councilman started a fund for five local students killed in a collision between a tour bus and FedEx big rig near Orland, Calif. The students were among […]

04/14/2014

A California Highway Patrol officer walks past the demolished cab of a FedEx truck at a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

NTSB: No evidence of pre-impact fire in bus crash

RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) – Federal investigators said Sunday that they haven’t found physical evidence confirming a witness’ claim that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus carrying high school […]

04/14/2014

This undated image provided by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. shows Michael Myvett. Myvett and his fiancee, Mattison Haywood, who were recently engaged in Paris, were killed on the bus carrying high school students to Humboldt State University when it was hit by a FedEx tractor trailer Thursday night. Myvett and Haywood were chaperones on the bus. (AP Photo/Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc)

Recently engaged LA couple among bus crash dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man and the woman he had proposed to in Paris at Christmas were among the 10 dead in the crash of a bus that was taking high school […]

04/11/2014

Firefighters hose down the wreckage of a bus and a semitruck that collided, Thursday, April 10, 2014, just north of Orland, Calif. (AP Photo/The Chico Enterprise-Record, Dan Reidel)

Bus was taking poor SoCal students on college visit

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to […]

04/11/2014

Emergency crews look over wreckage from a crash between a semi and a tour bus on Thursday, April 10, 2014, on Interstate 5 near Orland, Calif. (AP Photo/The Record Searchlight, Greg Barnette)

Rules lag to help passengers escape crashed buses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety standards to make large buses easier for passengers to escape after a crash have not been implemented, 15 years after accident investigators called for new rules. A tractor-trailer truck and a […]

04/11/2014

Massive flames are seen devouring both vehicles just after the crash, and clouds of smoke billowed into the sky  Thursday April 10, 2014 until firefighters had quenched the fire, leaving behind scorched black hulks of metal. The FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into the bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least nine were killed in the fiery crash, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jeremy Lockett)

College visit turns tragic for Calif. students

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A college visit by more than 40 high school students turned tragic when a FedEx tractor-trailer veered across a grassy highway median and slammed into their bus in a fiery wreck […]

04/11/2014

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At least 8 people killed in Calif. bus crash

YUCAIPA, Calif. (AP) — The company that organized a bus trip that ended with a deadly crash in the mountains of Southern California has offered its condolences to all of those who have been affected.

02/04/2013