IndyCar Driver Dario Franchitti, Fans Injured in Crash

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_a759fa870f.jpgChris Trotman/Getty Images (HOUSTON) -- A crash during the final lap of the Houston Grand Prix sent three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti’s car airborne into a fence that scattered debris into the crowd, injuring 13 people. Franchitti, 40, was admitted awake and alert to Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center in Houston Sunday afternoon for a concussion, spinal fracture and a fractured right ankle, according to IndyCar. 

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Oregon Police Release Footage of Deadly Shootout Between State Trooper, Army Vet

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_5dffcdf1f6.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (BIGGS JUNCTION, Ore.) -- Oregon State Police released footage of a deadly shootout that took place between a state trooper and an Army veteran after the officer pulled the man over for speeding. The video, which was released Thursday, starts with Trooper Matt Zistel, 26, stopping a Cadillac speeding down I-84. The driver, 34-year-old John Van Allen, is seen getting out of the car. But when Zistel asks him to get back inside his vehicle, Van Allen pulls out a gun and starts shooting.

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More Details Emerge About NYC Motorcycle Road Rage Incident

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_51e0625274.jpgDaphne Avalon/YouTube (NEW YORK) -- While two men involved in an alleged attack on a SUV driver in New York City are in custody, police say they are scouring hours of footage and photos taken at the scene to pursue others who may have played a role in the beating. The NYPD is investigating whether there may have been as many as five off-duty police officers in the sport bike ride that ended with the alleged assault on Range Rover driver Alexian Lien.

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Tropical Storm Karen Weakening, Continuing Towards Gulf Coast

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_2a64686c7a.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW ORLEANS) -- Tropical Storm Karen is weakening as it approaches the Gulf Coast. But, it could bring some flooding with it. According to the National Hurricane Center, Karen is barely still a Tropical Storm. Its maximum sustained wind is about 40 miles per hour. ABC Meteorologist Ginger Zee in Louisiana said, "It's not going to be too terrible of a storm, especially because it's taking its sweet time... I think the major issue -- if there is going to be one -- would be rain."

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Man Who Set Himself on Fire on National Mall Dies of Injuries

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_95ac5e27ec.jpgiStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A man who set himself on fire Friday afternoon on the National Mall has died of his injuries, a D.C. Metropolitan Police spokesman said. The man succumbed to his injuries at about 9 p.m. Friday, authorities said. He has not been identified due to the severity of his burns. Police are working to identify him through DNA analysis. The man doused himself with gasoline and lit himself on fire on the National Mall Friday afternoon.

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