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LIVE: 2 dead, more than 40 people involved in school bus rollover crash, officials say

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www.kxan.com – Erica Pauda – 2024-03-22 15:04:25

SUMMARY: A Hays Consolidated Independent School District bus carrying Tom Green Elementary preschool students was involved in a serious crash in Bastrop County, Texas, resulting in at least two deaths. The crash occurred between the bus and a concrete truck near Mustang Ridge. A total of 44 students and 11 adults were on the bus returning from a field trip to the Bastrop Zoo. Emergency responders, including Travis County STARFlight helicopters, transported patients to medical facilities. Road closures are expected in the area as the investigation continues. Details on the number of patients and their conditions will be provided later.

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Dallas Love Field Among Nation’s First Airports To Receive New Safety Technology

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www.wbap.com – – 2024-04-21 09:30:38

SUMMARY: The FAA is implementing new airfield surveillance technology at airports to reduce the risk of runway collisions. The Surface Awareness Initiative (SAI) system will display aircraft and vehicles on maps for controllers, improving awareness. The FAA has hired new air traffic controllers and plans to hire more, while also investing in improved runway lighting and surface upgrades at various airports. The technology will be installed at Dallas Love Field, Austin Bergstrom International Airport, and airports in Nashville and Indianapolis by the end of the year, with more airports receiving it by 2025.

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2 dead, 6 hurt in shooting at Memphis, Tennessee block party: police

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www.kxan.com – Courtney Anderson – 2024-04-21 09:13:48

SUMMARY: Eight people were shot, two fatally, at a block party in Memphis. The shooting took place at Orange Mound Park, where two men were pronounced dead, and six others injured. One victim has been released from the hospital, while another remains in critical condition. Between 200-300 people were attending the party, which did not have a permit. Police are investigating and looking for at least two suspects. Authorities are asking for of the shooting and anyone with information to come forward. Memphis Police initially reported 16 victims but later confirmed there were eight. Davis urged people to denounce the senseless violence.

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Volcano Room bar shooting: 1 killed, woman injured after 2 men exchange gunfire in strip center parking lot in Pasadena

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-04-21 09:05:24

SUMMARY: One man died and a woman was injured in a shooting outside a bar in Pasadena, Texas. The incident occurred early Sunday morning after an apparent argument between two men in the bar’s parking lot. Both men began shooting at each other, resulting in one man being killed and a woman being shot in the arm. The other shooter is cooperating with police and no other suspects are being sought. The reason for the argument that led to the shooting is unknown. No one else was injured in the area, as the bar was the only business open in the strip center.

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