Category: American Cars

Two dead after home-built plane crashes in California

Ian Gregor, spokesman for the FAA, said that the plane caught fire after it crashed into a shed. He confirmed the plan, a Van’s RV-6A aircraft, was home-built.  (Ventura County Fire Department) Two people have died after a home-built plane crashed into a shed just outside the Southern California city of Santa Paula. The two-seat…

Haze of African dust shrouds parts of Greece

ATHENS, Greece –  Swaths of Greece have been shrouded in haze as persistent southerly winds have carried waves of dust from the African continent across the Mediterranean. The dust cloud has reduced visibility in large parts of Greece, including in the capital Athens, and health authorities have urged those with breathing problems, the very young…

Sheriff’s lieutenant caught driving in reverse, honking horn for ‘unknown reasons’

Christi Ruhtz was fired from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office shortly after her arrest.  (Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office) A Florida sheriff’s lieutenant was arrested and charged with driving under the influence Sunday after deputies found her driving her vehicle in reverse and honking her horn. The Tampa Bay Times, citing the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department,…