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Investigation continues into deadly central Illinois truck crash that caused toxic chemical leak

Oct. 01, 2023 10:06 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities resumed their investigation Sunday of a central Illinois truck crash that killed five people, injured five others and prompted an evacuation for hundreds of residents after a toxic chemical leak. The tanker truck, which was carrying caustic...

Authorities: 5 people killed, 5 others seriously injured in Illinois after crash of truck carrying toxic substance

Sep. 30, 2023 15:28 PM EDT
TEUTOPOLIS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities: 5 people killed, 5 others seriously injured in Illinois after crash of truck carrying toxic substance.

Borrowers are reassessing their budgets as student loan payments resume after pandemic pause

Sep. 30, 2023 10:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans must start repaying their federal student loans again in October, with monthly payments averaging hundreds of dollars. To get ready, borrowers are cutting expenses, taking on additional work, and looking for options to reduce their monthly payments. ...

Last living suspect in 1996 drive-by shooting of Tupac Shakur indicted in Las Vegas on murder charge

Sep. 29, 2023 21:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man who prosecutors say ordered the 1996 killing of rapper Tupac Shakur was arrested and charged with murder Friday in a long-awaited breakthrough in one of hip-hop’s most enduring mysteries. Duane “Keffe D” Davis has long been known to investigators as one...

A bus carrying children overturns in northwest England, killing the driver and a 14-year-old girl

Sep. 29, 2023 09:55 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A bus carrying dozens of schoolchildren overturned on a highway near the English city of Liverpool on Friday, killing the driver and a 14-year-old girl, police said. The bus was transporting students from Calday Grange Grammar School and West Kirby Grammar School on...

A car bombing struck a meat market in central Somalia. Six people died, officials say

Sep. 28, 2023 15:26 PM EDT

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A car bombing struck a meat market in central Somalia on Thursday, killing six people and wounding 14, local officials said, the third attack of the day in the volatile East African country. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at the...

Hundreds attend funeral for high school band director who died in bus crash

Sep. 28, 2023 14:14 PM EDT

MASSAPEQUA PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A high school band director who died when a bus crashed while carrying students from New York to a band camp in Pennsylvania last week was remembered Thursday as a dedicated teacher with a zest for life. Gina Pellettiere, who led Farmingdale High...

Traffic deaths declined 3.3% in the first half of the year, but Fed officials see more work ahead

Sep. 28, 2023 11:52 AM EDT

Traffic fatalities dropped 3.3% in the first half of the year compared with the prior-year period, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The agency said Thursday that an estimated 19,515 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the first half of...

Florida auto shop owner and angry customer shot each other to death, police say

Sep. 28, 2023 10:45 AM EDT

LARGO, Fla. (AP) — A shooting at a Florida auto shop that killed two men was triggered by a former customer's dissatisfaction with work done on his car two years ago, police said Thursday. The Largo Police Department said Eugene Frank Becker, 78, arrived at Stout's Automotive in a...

3 people die in a crash involving 4 vehicles in New Hampshire

Sep. 28, 2023 09:51 AM EDT

HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) — Three people have died following a crash involving four vehicles in New Hampshire, police said. An SUV side-swiped two vehicles on a road and rear-ended a third on Route 3 before it crossed the road and hit a tree stump on Wednesday afternoon, police said in...