The driver of a tractor-trailer that crashed on the I-91 exit 24 off-ramp in Whately is recovering from his injuries at the hospital. The 18 wheeler went over a guardrail and flipped upside down Monday around 2:30 a.m. The truck was carrying large bags of flour which burst open upon impact. The driver had to be rescued from the cab. His dog also escaped serious injury. The exit was closed for several hours after the crash but is now re-opened.
Four apartment buildings in New York City caught fire from an apparent gas explosion, causing 19 injuries.
Oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel on Friday as worries receded over the Saudi Arabia-led air strikes in Yemen.
The German pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps suffered from depression, a German newspaper reported.
The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.