A FedEx driver dumped more than 400 packages into an Alabama ravine, sheriff says
Authorities are investigating a FedEx driver who took at least six trips last month to dump around 450 packages into a ravine in northern Alabama for reasons that remain unknown, Blount County Sheriff Mark Moon said.washingtonpost.com
US opens probe into Ram diesel trucks; engines could stall
U.S. safety regulators are investigating fuel pump failures in more than 600,000 diesel Ram trucks that could cause the engines to stall or lose power. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted on its website Monday that it received 22 complaints and two field reports of engines stalling due to high-pressure fuel pumps failing. Agency documents say it has no reports of crashes or injuries.news.yahoo.com
Trucks, planes with pesticide target mosquitoes in South Beach
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Trucks equipped with blowers are driving through South Beach to spray pesticides that kill mosquito larvae. Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control began driving the trucks through the 1.5-square-mile infection zone early Tuesday. The county also plans to begin aerial spraying of an insecticide called Naled over South Beach. Some Miami Beach residents and elected officials oppose using Naled because of toxicity concerns. Gimenez says state and federal health officials assure county officials that it's safe.