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Sunday, April 7 2013, 12:17 AM CDT
Three-year-old crushed by garage door dies
WALDORF, Md. (AP) -- A 3-year-old girl has died after being pinned under an automatic garage door at a home in eastern Maryland.
   Charles County sheriff's spokeswoman Diane Richardson tells The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/ZEObLE ) that the girl slipped out of the house and into the garage just before 4 p.m. Friday.
   Authorities believe she may have pushed the garage door's control button and tried to run out of the garage. Richardson said the door apparently struck the girl's back and pinned her.
   An adult in the house heard the door and checked within minutes. A preliminary investigation indicates the girl may have died of asphyxiation. An autopsy is scheduled. Walforf is located about 30 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., on the east side of the Potomac River.
Three-year-old crushed by garage door dies

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Ozen fans support team from home

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BPD investigating stabbing

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Orange Detectives arrest man with powder cocaine

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Thieves steal tornado victim's possessions

Texas AgriLife shows students hazards of drinking and driving

LCM students walk for the community

VFW to present $20,000 to volunteer fire departments

Hardin County Grand Jury indicts man charged with killing former girlfriend

Woman arrested linked to Lamar University student murder case

Shell outlines details of four-year tentative agreement with USW

Newton County Sheriff's Office chief deputy and chief dispatcher resign after sheriff found not guilty

Texas severs group's 110-year management of the Alamo

At odds with Google, U.S. seeks new rule on computer access

Residents tired of flooding on Jenny Lane in Lumberton

Missing SETX child at center of custody dispute found; mother arrested

Washington State teen heroes stop kidnapper

Florida: city bus crosses road slams into house

Live Report: Tentative agreement between USW and Shell

Lamar State College teaches about dangers of texting and driving during annual event

Acrobatic basketball team raises awareness against dangers of smoking

Meals on Wheels baked potato fundraiser

HEB job fair aims to hire 300

Cause of fire in Orange County ruled undetermined; See why

BREAKING NEWS: KFDM learns of tentative four year agreement between USW and Shell

TxDot traffic alert-- places with water over road

Andrew Chernoff has state tourney preview from San Antonio

Man with gunshot wound to chest shows up at Beaumont motel

Man arrested for aggravated robbery at apartment

State gas prices level for Spring Break; Beaumont still lowest price

Photos of flooding in Lumberton. Flash Flood Warning for Hardin County

Houston Ship Channel reopens following ship collision, spill

Officers shot during protest in Ferguson

USW leader expects new contract offer from Shell, says there's positive movement

Newton County Sheriff speaks out following jury's verdict

Federal agency approves sale of powdered alcohol

84-year-old man killed in collision Wednesday night on FM 105 north of Vidor

Jefferson County deputies help man during medical emergency

Woman dies in wreck; brother wants to make Hwy 62 safer

Lawmakers challenge truancy, some don't see need for change

BPD files additional charges in Rhydan Bolton homicide

Boat safety tips for spring break

Breaking News: Jury find Newton County Sheriff Eddie Shannon not guilty of making terroristic threat

Update on fatal collision in Colmesneil

Habitat Director, Trylowsky, leaving after decade of service

Proposed senior housing draws controversy

11 service members missing and presumed dead in crash off Florida coast

Emergency Service Districts warn bill could affect fire & medical services

Houston Ship Channel -- One ship moved, work on puncture ongoing

Survey: Gun ownership down in U.S, hunting up in Texas

Nederland middle school teacher finds threatening note in class

HEB hosting job fair; many full and part-time positions available

Grandma on trial for murder in death of girl, 9, forced to run fo 3 hours

Hillary Clinton addresses email controversy

Royal horses come to Beaumont

Murder suspect in death of two teens arrested in SWAT standoff

CrimeStoppers seek public's help in solving hit and run

Man buys art treasure for 50 cents at yard sale

Houston Ship Channel remains closed following tanker collision

Jury finds Pharrell, Thicke copied for 'Blurred Lines' song

YMBL to present annual South Texas State Fair Rodeo

Police need help identifying Eskimo Hut robber

2 University of Oklahoma students expelled over racist chant

Chevron Phillips Chemical receives TX Environmental Excellence Award

Trial of Newton County Sheriff underway; charged with terroristic threat

Orange to host 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament No. 1

Investigators release name of man charged with Intoxication Manslaughter in Orange County fatality

Police: LU student's murder a case of mistaken identity

Gun ownership drops as fewer Americans hunt

KFDM News learns BISD board will interview 5 of 26 final applicants for superintendent

Democrats denounce GOP letter on Iran nuke talks

Imprint of license plate in snow leads to burglary suspects

Two Utah peace officers suspended over bikini and guns video shoot

USW, Shell to meet again Tuesday after Monday talks

USW and Shell hold bargaining in Houston

Gas prices inch up as Spring Break draws near

Two Beaumont police promoted

Community reacts to Kirbyville pastor's death

Police investigating shots fired

Student art work to be center stage at Bassmasters

Reaction to racist chant by SAE fraternity at OU

Port Arthur woman killed crossing FM365

DPS: All lanes are now open on Hwy 62 in Orange

BPD: Four arrests in murder of Lamar University student

DPS releases name of fatality accident victim

Kirbyville minister dies in Sunday morning crash

University of Oklahoma President: Frat members 'disgraceful'

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Texas House passes open carry bill

Police seek your help in finding shooting suspect

Body of 5-year-old found in waters surrounding Kemah Boardwalk

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Business News

Amazon's Web Services boosts 1Q revenue

NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon's profitable cloud-computing services business is growing by leaps and bounds.

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House passed a bill that gives the Feds a little more leeway to fight cyberattacks.


 

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