Two Boston firefighters died trying to extinguish a roaring nine-alarm fire in the Back Bay on Wednesday.
Lt. Ed Walsh, 43, of Engine 33, and Mike Kennedy, 33, of Ladder 15, were identified by the Boston Fire Department as the two firefighters who were killed battling the blaze at 298 Beacon Street.
There were 18 people injured by the blaze, including 13 firefighters, with injuries ranging from minor burns to broken bones.
The cause of death of the two firefighters is not known at this point.
Only the driver was wearing a seat belt when a sport utility vehicle crashed in northern Colorado, injuring five students and two adults from a South Dakota school, the Colorado State Patrol said Wednesday.
The driver was Kyle Henderson, 26, of Box Elder, S.D., State Trooper Nate Reid said.
The other victims' names haven't been released, but Reid said they were three 13-year-old girls, two 14-year-old girls and a 26-year-old woman.
Denver police are on scene of a traffic accident where a motorcyclist was seriously injured after hitting a pole Wednesday afternoon.
The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Auraria Parkway, Denver police reported on Twitter.
The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital.
An eight-car Chicago commuter train plowed across a platform and scaled an escalator at the underground station of one of the nation's busiest airports early Monday, injuring 32 people on board, officials said.
No one suffered life-threatening injuries in the Blue Line derailment at O'Hare International Airport, Chicago Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago said during a morning briefing.