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Rick Lord A hospital drama in Pennsylvania, fire on the freeway in California, and a new addition in Iowa on this USA Update

May 14, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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Pennsylvania... a busy area of a Pittsburgh hospital was shut down after a recently-discharged patient tried to steal a car that was out front. Hospital administrators say she had been denied bus tickets to get a free ride home when she hopped into a car parked out front with the keys still in the ignition. But she had trouble getting away, crashing into the glass doors in front, injuring herself and four others. Everyone is expected to be okay, but the driver is facing several charges...

California... a big rig catches fire on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton. Traffic was backed up for miles as officials closed several lanes. The truck was driven off the road while on fire, and actually burned about three acres of brush. It's still unclear what caused the fire...

Iowa... it was an exciting hump day at the zoo in Des Moines. A baby camel was born today, just in time for the new camel exhibit. The surprise is just one of the many
exciting things happening here for the summer, like wine and beer festivals, live music, and zookeepers taking animals on tour to libraries to help out with summer education plans. And with that, your tour is over on this USA Update.


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