School bus strikes and injures boy, 6, in Lawrenceville | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A school bus struck a 6-year-old boy Friday morning in Lawrenceville.

The child was taken to UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He did not have life-threatening injuries, said Alicia George, a Pittsburgh public safety spokeswoman.

The accident happened around 8:37 a.m. at Penn Avenue and 39th Street when the boy ran in front of the moving bus, Ms. George said.

The child — a student at Pittsburgh Dilworth PreK-5 in East Liberty — was alert and conscious after being struck.

Source: School bus strikes and injures boy, 6, in Lawrenceville | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Paula Abdul Falls Off Stage During Concert: Watch | Hollywood Reporter

On Saturday, singer Paula Abdul tumbled off the stage during a concert performance in Biloxi, Mississippi.

The video was captured by a fan in attendance.

The former American Idol judge was singing her 1991 single “The Promise of a New Day,” and while clapping and dancing toward the edge of the stage, she can been seen falling head first into the crowd. In the video, concertgoers are heard gasping and screaming during the incident

Source: Paula Abdul Falls Off Stage During Concert: Watch | Hollywood Reporter

1 injured in Route 993 crash in North Huntingdon | TribLIVE

One person was reported injured Friday night in a crash along Route 993 near Haywood Road in North Huntingdon, according to the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety.

North Huntingdon police said one vehicle was involved in the crash, which was reported around 9:20 p.m. The crash occurred less than a mile from the Trafford border.

Source: 1 injured in Route 993 crash in North Huntingdon | TribLIVE

Female jogger hurt in collision with vehicle in Greensburg

A pedestrian was injured Tuesday morning after colliding with a vehicle in Greensburg.

Officer Reginald Harbarger said a man was pulling a vehicle forward out of a driveway at 7:20 a.m. on North Main Street when it crossed the path of a woman out for a jog. The man’s view was obstructed by another vehicle parked closeby,

Source: Female jogger hurt in collision with vehicle in Greensburg

Pa. woman pierced in chest by beach umbrella in Ocean City | PennLive.com

Just days after a beach umbrella impaled a tourist at the New Jersey shore, a second beachgoer was injured by an umbrella when one pierced her chest.

47 abc news out of Maryland reports that a 46-year-old Pennsylvania woman was pierced in the chest Sunday in Ocean City, Md., by an unattended rental umbrella.

Ocean City, Md., officials were able to cut off most of the umbrella’s pole before taking the woman to the hospital to remove the rest.

According to Captain Arbin, at PRMC, doctors will perform X-rays and decide the best way to remove the remaining pole.

Her condition is currently unknown at this time, but officials say her injuries are not life threatening.

Source: Pa. woman pierced in chest by beach umbrella in Ocean City | PennLive.com

(fox news) – NJ high school star quarterback dies after suffering injury during game

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    Warren Hills QB Evan Murray looks over the defense (lehighvalleylive.com)

The star quarterback on a New Jersey high school football team died after suffering an injury on the field.

Evan Murray, 17, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound senior, played for Warren Hills Regional High School. During a game Friday night at home against Summit he was hit by an opposing player late in the second quarter, the Daily News reported.

He was taken from the field after a Summit interception and subsequent return, Tapinto.netreported Saturday. He was carted off the field in an ambulance, the website said.

The player felt “woozy” after the play but tried reassuring his teammates he would be fine as he was lifted on a gurney and rushed to the hospital, the News reported, citing witnesses.

“He tried giving a thumbs-up to the rest of the team, and all of us cheered,” Kailtin Bell, 16, a Warren Hills junior varsity cheerleader, told the paper.

“Our coach was telling us he was going to be all right,” she said through tears. “We didn’t expect anything would happen.”

At the end of the game, teammates emerged from the locker room and said Murray may have suffered a heart attack, Bell told the News.

Summit won the game 14-12, according to reports.

Warren Hills junior Taylor Coughlin, 16, told LehighValleyLive.com Murray walked off the field after the hit which occurred behind the line of scrimmage.

She said that right around halftime, he fell to the ground on the sideline, hushing the stunned crowd.

“He was laying on the ground and everyone was looking at him,” she told the paper. “He did get back up. He stood up with help and sat on a gurney.”

Coughlin told the website Murray was a member of the National Honor Society. “He was an amazing student and an amazing athlete,” she said. “He stood out in his athletics, his academics—everything.”

Warren Hills coach Larry Dubiel said officials were still trying to determine what happened.

“We lost a fine kid,” he told lehighvalleylive.

A statement from interim Superintendent Gary Bowen on Saturday called the school community “deeply saddened.”

“Last night we experienced a tragedy in the loss of student athlete Evan Murray following an injury during the Summit-Warren Hills football game,” Bowen said. “Our school district, with the cooperation of many, is providing grief and crisis counseling beginning immediately today, Saturday, for as long as the need exists.”

Coaches, students and community members gathered at the school’s football field on Saturday for a memorial.

Bowen declined to take questions from reporters, saying a cause of death has not yet been determined. Authorities said an autopsy was planned for Saturday afternoon.

Members of the school community said they were shocked by Murray’s death.

“I can’t comprehend what happened,” said one parent.

Murray was a three-sport athlete at Warren Hills. He also played basketball and baseball. He had been the Blue Streaks starting quarterback since his sophomore year.

“Man. Myth. Legend. I hope one day I can be half the man Evan Murray was and will forever be,” a friend Sevian Frangipane wrote on Twitter.

Photos by lehighvalleylive.com

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Warren Hills baseball coach reflects on Evan MurrayWarren Hills baseball coach Mike Quinto reflects on athlete Evan Murray as the Warren Hills Regional High School community gathers at the football stadium Sept. 26, 2015, to mourn the death of the quarterback who was injured in a game the night before. (Video by Matt Smith | For lehighvalleylive.com)

(NBC News) – Las Vegas Cosmopolitan Hotel Fire Leaves Two People Injured 

One person was hospitalized after the blaze was sparked on a pool deck of the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino.
A fire erupted Saturday on the pool deck of a Las Vegas hotel, sending thick smoke billowing high above The Strip.

Two people were treated for smoke inhalation and one of them was hospitalized after the blaze was sparked on a pool deck of the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino, Clark County Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Buchanan told NBC News.

The fire torched trees and cabanas at the Bamboo Pool on the west side of the hotel, but made little impact inside the building, according to the department. The Cosmopolitan said in a statement that “proper evacuation procedures were used.”

The fire was extinguished about 45 minutes after it was reported at about 12:15 p.m. (3:15 p.m. ET), according to NBC affiliate KSNV. The cause of the fire is under investigation, according to the hotel statement.
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