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Wuhan police search for man who killed 7, jumped off bridge

Oct. 26, 2021 03:25 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Police in Wuhan, China, say they are searching for a man who killed seven people then jumped off a bridge in the city. The suspect, surnamed Gao, 39, killed a family of five and two more people while escaping, Wuhan police said in a statement on Tuesday. ...

American businessman looking to rescue English team Derby

Oct. 25, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

DERBY, England (AP) — An American businessman is looking to rescue English second-tier club Derby from bankruptcy protection. Chris Kirchner, the founder of global logistics technology provider Slync.io, has written to inform supporters of his desire to buy Derby out of...

2 shot to death at apartments in small Mississippi town

Oct. 25, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

CRENSHAW, Miss. (AP) — Authorities were searching for suspects Monday after shootings killed two people and wounded three at an apartment complex in a small town in north Mississippi. Investigators said they found 60 to 100 rounds fired from multiple firearms throughout...

Bollinger Shipyards delivers Coast Guard ship a week early

Oct. 25, 2021 12:15 PM EDT

LOCKPORT, La. (AP) — Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport delivered its fifth patrol ship to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida last week, almost a week ahead of schedule despite a three week shutdown after Hurricane Ida. The Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter is...

Body of missing 26-year-old Texas man located in Grand Teton

Oct. 24, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Rescuers have located and recovered the body of a 26-year-old Texas man in Grand Teton National Park after he was reported missing on Thursday. The National Park Service said Sunday that Jared Hembree was found near Uhl Hill in the eastern part of the...

Body of missing 13-year-old recovered in Fish Lake

Oct. 24, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

FISHLAKE NATIONAL FOREST, Utah (AP) — Search crews in Sevier County have recovered the body of a 13-year-old boy from Fish Lake after his father reported the boat they were in capsized. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the Cedar City boy and his father had been fishing in...

Pope: Don't send migrants back to Libya and 'inhumane' camps

Oct. 24, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday made an impassioned plea to end the practice of returning migrants rescued at sea to Libya and other unsafe countries where they suffer “inhumane violence." Francis also waded into a highly contentious political debate in...

Massachusetts hiker collapses and dies in New Hampshire

Oct. 24, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

FRANCONIA, N.H. (AP) — A hiker collapsed on the Lonesome Lake Trail in Franconia and died Saturday, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said. The department was notified Saturday morning that a hiker was receiving CPR on the trail. The 53-year-old man from...

Authorities search for man at Grand Teton National Park

Oct. 23, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have been searching Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming for a Texas man who was last seen on Thursday. Park officials identified the missing man as Jared Hembree, 26, and said he was last seen near Game Warden Point in Moran, The Casper...

Search for missing New Hampshire boy shifts to Massachusetts

Oct. 22, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

ABINGTON, Mass. (AP) — The search for a young boy missing for a month in New Hampshire shifted to Massachusetts on Friday. New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella said in a statement that investigators are searching an area in the town of Abington, about 20 miles...