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Police say 9 dead, 16 injured after van struck pedestrians in Toronto; driver in custody
Toronto police officers talk to a woman after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto on Monday. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy intersection in Toronto and struck the pedestrians and fled the scene before it was found and the driver was taken into custody, Canadian police said. [Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP]
OTTAWA, Ontario — Nine people were killed and 16 injured when a white rental van drove onto a sidewalk in a busy district of Toronto on Monday, police said.Acting Toronto Police Chief Peter Yuen told a news conference that one man is in custody...
The Vulcan Materials Co. ship Ireland, one of the biggest vessels ever to call at Port Tampa, arrived Sunday with a load of limestone destined to the Tampa Bay area's booming construction industry. Vulcan Materials of Birmingham, Ala., is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates like crushed stone and gravel and has been a tenant of 23 acres at Port Tampa Bay since 1991. Photos courtesy Port Tampa Bay.
Big visitor calls at Port Tampa Bay
Alex Cobb has been off to a tough start with the Orioles. He faces his old team, the Rays, for the first time Tuesday night in Baltimore. [Associated Press]
Alex Cobb and Logan Morrison have ex-Ray vision. Here’s what they see.
WFLA-Ch. 8 photojournalist Michael Egger found an 8-month-old infant in an apartment complex parking lot on Monday. The child was in the back of a car reported stolen about 27 minutes earlier. Egger and reporter Mark Douglas called 911, bringing police to the scene. [MARK DOUGLAS  |  WFLA-Ch. 8]
In search for stolen car, the baby inside was the calmest one

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