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Iowa officials: Algona officer shot at suspect's fleeing car

Dec. 03, 2021 08:00 AM EST

ALGONA, Iowa (AP) — State police officials are investigating after a north-central Iowa police officer shot at a suspect accused of driving his car toward the officer. The incident happened Thursday in Algona, when police were called to a motel for reports of a...

Fire officials: 6 people hurt in Metro bus crash in Renton

Dec. 02, 2021 23:01 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Multiple people were hurt in a vehicle crash on Thursday involving a Metro bus in the Seattle suburb of Renton, firefighters said. Renton Firefighters said on Twitter at about 6:13 p.m. that units were responding to a serious vehicle crash at 140th...

None injured in East Texas crash-landing of a small plane

Dec. 02, 2021 19:28 PM EST

CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — The pilot of a small plane managed to avert a serious crash Thursday when he landed next to a busy southeast Texas highway, authorities said. The plane with three people aboard was on a flight from Jennings, Louisiana, to Junction, Texas, when it...

1 dead, 2 hurt when car hits Walmart in Kansas City, Kansas

Dec. 02, 2021 18:06 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — One person was killed and two others were critically injured Thursday when a vehicle hit two pedestrians and crashed into a Walmart in Kansas City, Kansas, police said. The crash occurred Thursday afternoon at a Walmart in the Legends Outlet...

Woman in motorized wheelchair hit, killed in Wichita crash

Dec. 02, 2021 15:23 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman in a motorized wheelchair was hit and killed by a vehicle as she crossed a Wichita road, police said, marking the city’s second crash death of a pedestrian in a wheelchair since mid-November. The crash happened Wednesday afternoon at an...

Officer, suspect die in head-on crash in suburban St. Louis

Dec. 02, 2021 13:02 PM EST

BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. (AP) — A police detective and a suspect died in a head-on collision of their vehicles near St. Louis following a police attempt to stop the suspect’s car, authorities said. The crash happened Wednesday afternoon after officers with the St....

Driver charged with negligent homicide in Greenville crash

Dec. 02, 2021 12:32 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.H. (AP) — A pickup truck driver has been charged with negligent homicide in connection with a fatal crash in Greenville, New Hampshire State Police said. Travis Worth, 37, of New Ipswich, New Hampshire, also has been charged with aggravated driving while...

Railroad crossing crashes kill 2 drivers in Louisiana

Dec. 02, 2021 12:18 PM EST

AMITE, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities say two drivers have died in crashes at railroad crossings in different parts of the state. Louisiana State Police say James Kelly, 55, of Delhi, was thrown from his pickup truck when a freight train hit it about 4 p.m. Wednesday...

Woman crossing road to help motorist is struck, killed

Dec. 02, 2021 11:59 AM EST

KILLDEER, N.D. (AP) — A woman crossing a road to help a motorist whose vehicle was disabled was struck and killed near Killdeer, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol says the 73-year-old Killdeer woman had pulled over on the shoulder of the highway...

Woman dead, 3 kids critical after car enters Michigan river

Dec. 02, 2021 11:29 AM EST

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A 26-year-old woman died and her three children were hospitalized in critical condition after her car crashed into a river in Port Huron, police said. Officers and firefighters were called to the scene Tuesday afternoon after a vehicle...