ORLANDO, Fla. —
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.
JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The driver was removed from the truck and taken to a hospital.
LIGONIER, Pa. —
A woman was hit and killed by a FedEx truck in Ligonier Tuesday morning, officials have confirmed.
The victim has been identified as 54-year-old Pamela Barkley.
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.