Deputies: Suspect carjacked an elderly man but couldn’t drive a stick shift

A man was arrested in Florida after sheriff’s deputies say he tried to steal a car from an elderly man in Orlando.

According to the sheriff’s office, a man, later identified as 25-year-old Jaylen Alexander, allegedly attacked the elderly man, slamming the hood of the trunk on his chest and his walker.

The incident occurred when an elderly man left his car running with the keys in the ignition while he was putting his walker into the trunk.

The reason he was unsuccessful? He didn’t appear to know how to drive a stick shift, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Source: Deputies: Suspect carjacked an elderly man but couldn’t drive a stick shift

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TRAFFIC: 40th Street Bridge reopens after Thursday rollover crash caused shutdown – Post Gazette

The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. in the middle of the bridge over the Allegheny River between Route 28 and Lawrenceville.

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FAYETTE COUNTY: Fatal Car explosion with natural gas conversion kit?

Neighbors said they heard a loud “bang” that shook their homes.

A man died after his vehicle somehow ignited and caused an explosion, state police in Fayette County said.

“It’s believed the gentleman was outside the vehicle at the time,” said Trooper Robert Broadwater with Pennsylvania State Police in Uniontown. “The vehicle was the cause of the explosion, but they’re not exactly sure of the source of the explosion from the vehicle.”

Source: FAYETTE COUNTY: Car explosion with natural gas conversion kit

Here’s Why Thousands Of Autoworkers Could End Up On Strike Soon | HuffPost

The United Auto Workers union is set to start bargaining new contracts covering 150,000 workers at Detroit’s Big Three on Monday in what could be the most contentious negotiations the auto industry has seen in years.

The union will be looking to make significant gains over the most recent four-year contracts with the companies, ratified in 2015. Automakers are looking to cut labor costs relative to foreign competitors building cars and trucks inside the U.S. with lower-earning workers. Industry-watchers believe the starkly different expectations create the possibility of a major strike.

Source: Here’s Why Thousands Of Autoworkers Could End Up On Strike Soon | HuffPost

Man killed, two people injured in crash involving motorcycle and a vehicle in Pittsburgh

Crash happened on Sunday night

A DEADLY CRASH INVOLVING A CAR AND A MOTORCYCLE, THIS HAPPENED AROUND 10:00 IN PITTSBURGH’S POLISH HILL NEIGHBORHOOD, NEAR BIGELOW BOULEVARD AND HERRON AVENUE. A MAN AND WOMAN WERE RIDING THE MOTORCYCLE, WHEN IT COLLIDED WITH THE CAR. THE MAN DIED, AND THE WOMAN WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH INJURIES.

Source: Man killed, two people injured in crash involving motorcycle and a vehicle in Pittsburgh

ROCHESTER STOLEN POLICE CRUISER: Woman taken into custody after stealing police cruiser while handcuffed, police say | WPXI

A woman has been taken into custody for a second time after police said she stole one of their cruisers when she was handcuffed in the back of the car.

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Armored truck door flies open on Atlanta highway, drivers grab cash

An armored truck’s side door flew open while it was going down an Atlanta interstate on Tuesday night, spilling hundreds of thousands of dollars out onto the roadway — and making it the best day ever for passing drivers.

“Vehicles immediately started stopping collecting the money,” Dunwoody Police Sgt. Robert Parsons told WSB Radio.

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