Accidents and disasters
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metro-North Railroad says one of its employees was struck and killed by a train while working on tracks in Manhattan.
The nation's second-busiest railroad says it happened at 12:54 a.m. Monday at Park Avenue and East 106th Street.
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. (AP) — Two drivers involved in a Los Angeles-area car crash each suffered hundreds of bee stings after one of the vehicles hit a tree and disturbed a hive.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Jose Larios says the collision occurred Sunday in suburban La Canada (kan-YAH'-duh) Flintridge.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there were no early signs of a tsunami.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor struck at 9:18 p.m. PDT about four miles beneath the Pacific seabed and about 50 miles west of Eureka.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say 30-40 suffered mainly minor injuries when a stage collapsed at a high school in southern California.
The Anaheim fire department says firefighters and medics responded to a call shortly before 11 p.m. PST Saturday after the stage gave way at Servite High School.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Officials: Powerful 6.9 earthquake strikes off the coast of Northern California.