JOLIET, Ill. – A semi-truck driver involved in a crash that killed four people southwest of Chicago was driving too fast and falsified entries in a logbook tracking the number of hours he spent behind the wheel, authorities said Tuesday.
A man wanted for several sex charges out of Kentucky was in custody Tuesday night in Noble County.
NEW YORK – Two large American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge – one of New York City’s most heavily secured landmarks – were replaced sometime during the night with white banners that were spotted Tuesday morning fluttering in the wind.

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