Cleanup in second day after pileup that killed 3 on snowy interstate

CHICAGO, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Crews operating cranes and tow trucks worked Friday to clear a crash scene involving 46 vehicles in which three people were killed in Indiana, officials said.
I-94 pileup kills 3 people, dog

I-94 pileup kills 3 people, dog

Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Three people were killed on an Indiana highway Thursday afternoon when blizzard conditions caused a massive pileup of more than 40 cars and semi-trucks on Interstate 94 near Michigan City.
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At least 3 dead in pileup on I-94 near Michigan City, Ind.

At least 3 dead in pileup on I-94 near Michigan City, Ind.

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- At least three people were killed in one of several multivehicle pileups Thursday along Interstate 94 near Michigan City, Ind., police said.
Suh fined $31,500 for hit on Cleveland QB

Suh fined $31,500 for hit on Cleveland QB

ALLEN PARK, Mich., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The NFL fined Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh $31,500 Wednesday for a late hit on Cleveland quarterback Brandon Weeden, the team's Web site reported.

High school football player, 17, dies after practice

LA PORTE, Ind., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A 17-year-old high school football player from Indiana died after collapsing during practice, officials said.
Lions' Ndamukong Suh appeals $100,000 NFL fine

Lions' Ndamukong Suh appeals $100,000 NFL fine

DETROIT, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh said Wednesday he has filed an appeal against a $100,000 fine assessed him for a low hit in last week's game.
Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Portraits of the U.S. founding fathers often portray them with white powdered wigs and many think they were older than the young men they were, an expert says.

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Yahoo! cancels work-at-home policy

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Internet giant Yahoo! said it was ordering its employees who have been working at home to report back to their company offices.

Wrong-way driver may have killed family

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A Michigan man who died driving the wrong way on an Indiana interstate Thursday is believed to have killed his wife and two sons, police said.

Imposter crashes Braves alumni event

ATLANTA, June 12 (UPI) -- Former Atlanta Braves players attending the annual alumni reunion said an imposter who attended the event "did not look like he ever played the game."
Obama approves southern leg of Keystone

Obama approves southern leg of Keystone

CUSHING, Okla., March 22 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday he has ordered approval of the southern part of the Keystone pipeline from Oklahoma to the Gulf Coast.
Bill backs natural gas vehicles in U.S.

Bill backs natural gas vehicles in U.S.

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- Now is the time for the U.S. consumer to take advantage of domestic resources and start using natural gas vehicles, two lawmakers urged.

Azerbaijan key to energy diversity

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Leaders in the state-run oil sector of Azerbaijan met Friday with U.S. commerce representatives to discuss oil export matters through major pipeline arteries.

U.S. praises Azeri energy role

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce John Sullivan wrapped up a two-day visit to the South Caucasus region praising Azerbaijan for its role in the energy sector.

'Expelled' claims withdrawn by plaintiffs

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- EMI Records and artist Yoko Ono have both withdrawn claims of copyright infringement against the U.S. movie "Expelled," a producer says.

Young boy locked in gun safe at store

WORCESER, Mass., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A 10-year-old boy spent 15 minutes locked inside a gun safe at a Worcester, Mass., Sam's Club store.

Ghost may haunt Florida theater

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A Florida movie palace turned community theater may be haunted by the ghost of a patron who always revisits the same seat in the upper balcony.

Coroner: Heat contributed to prison death

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- An Indiana coroner has said high temperatures contributed to at least one of two prisoner deaths at Indiana State Prison this week.

Former mayoral aide guilty of corruption

CHICAGO, July 6 (UPI) -- A federal jury has convicted a former top aide to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and three other ex-city officials of handing out jobs for political favors.

Daley refuses to discuss new allegations

CHICAGO, April 12 (UPI) -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley refused to discuss claims that aides covered up a political hiring system that allegedly chose clout over qualifications.

Corrupt Chicago hiring practices alleged

CHICAGO, April 11 (UPI) -- The former patronage chief for Chicago Mayor Richard Daley ordered computer files destroyed following FBI questions about hiring practices, prosecutors claim.

Light plane lands on Mich. highway

DETROIT, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why a small two-seat plane was forced to make an emergency landing on a busy Detroit-area freeway. The pilot of the Cessna 152 said he began experiencing engine problems at 2,500 feet Monday afternoon a

Iraqi businesses see hope, poll indicates

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Iraqi business leaders remain optimistic about their economy even during extreme turmoil, pollsters revealed Wednesday.

Coburn, Carson square off for Senate seat

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 28 (UPI) -- Republican Tom Coburn will face Democratic Congressman Brad Carson in the race to replace retiring Sen. Don Nickles in Oklahoma.
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