September 29, 1993 |
A natural gas pipeline exploded beneath a busy highway during rush hour Tuesday, engulfing a passenger bus and cars in flames and killing at least 36 people. The pipeline apparently was ruptured by a state telephone company crew laying fiber-optic cables, officials said. "It was like a stream of fire that leaped to the sky," said Alberto Jose Galeno, a passenger in a truck on the other side of the highway. He spoke from his hospital bed.
May 24, 1991 |
Jose Luis Noriega of the University of San Diego is one of only eight seeded players remaining in the NCAA men's singles tennis championships in Athens, Ga. Noriega, a junior and ranked eighth in the nation, defeated Nick Barone of Mississippi, 7-5, 6-2, Thursday in the second round. Noriega improved his singles record to 34-5 as he advanced to the round of 16. The three-time All-American from Lima, Peru, will meet fourth-ranked and sixth-seeded David DiLucia of Notre Dame today.