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The bus, taking gamblers back to Manhattan's Chinatown after a few hours at the casino, was sheared in half by a sign pole after overturning on the highway, leaving a tangle of bodies. Alcohol and drug test results for Williams were pending.

New York State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra wouldn't say specifically what police were seeking from video shot inside and outside the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Conn.

- Associated Press

NASA

Shuttle worker dies in fall at launch pad

A space shuttle worker fell to his death Monday at the Cape Canaveral launch pad, the first fatality there in decades, NASA officials said.

Medics were unable to revive him. He was identified as James Vanover, an engineer for United Space Alliance, a NASA contractor. Neither the company nor NASA released any details, including where he was working on the pad when the accident occurred Monday morning.

- Associated Press


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