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Relatives sprinkle flowers into the Java Sea where Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-182 crashed on Jan. 9 killing all of its passengers, during a memorial ceremony held on deck of Indonesian Navy Ship KRI Semarang, near Jakarta in Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Relatives of plane's victims cast flowers into Indonesia sea

Jan. 22, 2021 4:15 AM EST

THOUSAND ISLANDS, Indonesia (AP) — Relatives of crash victims on Friday prayed and threw flowers into the Java Sea where a Sriwijaya Air jet plunged into the water almost two weeks ago, killing all 62 people on board. An Indonesian navy vessel took dozens of grieving relatives to the site. Many people wept...

This photo provided by Bangalore News Photo shows the remains of a truck carrying explosives that detonated in Shivamogga, 300 kilometers (250 miles) southeast of Bengaluru, India, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. The truck detonated at a stone-crushing unit in southern India, leaving several dead, police said Friday. (Bangalore News Photo via AP)

Truck with quarry explosives blasts in India, killing 5

Jan. 22, 2021 1:54 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — A truck carrying explosives detonated at a stone-crushing unit in southern India, leaving at least five people dead, police said Friday. The cause of the explosion on Thursday night is being investigated, said district administrator Shiv Kumar. The Press Trust of India news agency put the...

Smoke rises from the Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine maker that is manufacturing the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine for the coronavirus, in Pune, India, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

5 killed in blaze at Indian producer of COVID-19 vaccine

Jan. 21, 2021 8:35 PM EST

PUNE, India (AP) — At least five people were killed in a fire that broke out Thursday at a building under construction at Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, officials said. The company said the blaze would not affect production of the COVID-19 vaccine. Murlidhar...

2 injured in small plane crash in southwestern Oregon

Jan. 21, 2021 5:55 PM EST

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Two men were hurt when a small aircraft crashed in southwestern Oregon. The Mail Tribune reports the two men were being treated Thursday for non-life threatening injuries, according to Jackson County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Mike Moran. Both men are believed to be in their...

Child attacked by dog in SC dies

Jan. 21, 2021 5:52 PM EST

BRUNSON, S.C. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy has died in South Carolina's Hampton County after being attacked by a dog. Deputies responded to a home in Brunson on Wednesday for a report of a dog attack. When deputies arrived, they found the child dead, WSAV-TV reported. Hampton County Animal Control was also...

The wreckage of a UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter sits in a field in Mendon, NY., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. Three National Guard members were killed in the crash Wednesday evening Jan. 20. (Tina MacIntyre-Yee/Democrat & Chronicle via AP)

Remains of troops killed in NY helicopter crash recovered

Jan. 21, 2021 5:37 PM EST

MENDON, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Army will lead the investigation into a helicopter crash that killed three National Guard members on a training exercise, authorities said Thursday after the remains of the troops were recovered from the rural upstate New York crash site. Army aviation safety investigators...

Buckeye man accused of fatally running over friend in Topock

Jan. 21, 2021 4:41 PM EST

TOPOCK, Ariz. (AP) — A Buckeye man has been accused of fatally running over a friend with his vehicle in Topock, Mohave County Sheriff's officials said Thursday. They said 50-year-old James Richard Edwards remains jailed on suspicion of felony second-degree murder. Sheriff’s deputies were called out...

Son of Pinal County sheriff arrested in 2020 injury crash

Jan. 21, 2021 12:32 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The 20-year-old son of Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb has been arrested after toxicology tests showed he was impaired at the time of a 2020 crash in which a bicyclist was severely injured, authorities said. Cooper Lamb was booked into a Maricopa County jail late Wednesday on suspicion of...

Ex-mayor collapses, dies while fighting fire in Georgia town

Jan. 21, 2021 12:11 PM EST

MAXEYS, Ga. (AP) — A former mayor of a Georgia town has died while fighting a fire that destroyed his wife's business in a historic building. Maxeys Mayor Warren Gilson tells The Athens Banner-Herald that William “Bill” Winkle died Saturday. He lived with his wife, Rachel Winkle, in the rear...

Pedestrian struck, killed by car while crossing busy road

Jan. 21, 2021 10:31 AM EST

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car while crossing a major road in Warwick Wednesday evening, police said. The incident happened around 5 p.m. on Bald Hill Road. Police say they found a 53-year-old man lying in the road unresponsive. He was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital in...