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Rick Lord A cement truck tragedy in California, some kids in Kentucky steal a cruiser from a cop, and a new view in Illinois on this USA Update

May 9, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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California... one person is dead in a crash involving a cement truck in Beverly Hills. It reportedly went over a pickup truck, then rolled over, killing the driver of that pickup. The road was shutdown with cement covering the street. It's unknown if there are any other injuries or what caused the crash in the first place...

Kentucky... three teens have been busted after they allegedly stole a police car and took officers on a wild chase. It began around 5:30am in Frankfort when police say the teens stole the vehicle from an officer's home, then went for a cruise around town. The ensuing chase reached speeds of 120-miles-an-hour. Spike strips brought the stolen cruiser to a stop, and the teens are were apprehended without incident...

Illinois... the city of Chicago has come up with a thrilling new building design called the "Tilt." It uses hydraulics to lean you over at a thirty degree angle, giving a unique look at the cityscape, from 1000-feet in the air. The design has been tested successfully against the strong winds you get in Chicago. It opens tomorrow at the John Hancock building. And that's been an interesting point of view on this USA Update.


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