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Minnesota motorcyclist dies chase crash

Jun. 18, 2018 12:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man has died in a motorcycle crash after leading police on a short chase north of the Twin Cities. The Chisago County Sheriff's Office says a deputy was trying to stop a speeding motorcyclist around 3:15 a.m. Saturday near North Branch. Authorities say the operator,...

Georgia brother, sister die in South Carolina wreck

Jun. 18, 2018 12:44 PM EDT

FAIR PLAY, S.C. (AP) — A brother and sister from Georgia have been killed and two other family members were hurt in a wreck on Interstate 85 in South Carolina. Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore told news outlets that 20-year-old Nicholas Wolwark and 15-year-old Kirana Wolwark of Kennesaw, Georgia, were...

Police: Pair killed when car leaves road, strikes tree

Jun. 18, 2018 12:43 PM EDT

SANFORD, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say two people were killed in a crash over the weekend. Police say the crash happened Sunday night in Sanford. Investigators say 20-year-old Blake Deslauriers, of Springvale, was speeding when the vehicle left the road, went airborne and struck a tree. Deslauriers...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border policy fuels backlash against Trump

Jun. 18, 2018 12:40 PM EDT

The forced separation of migrant children from their parents fueled a weekend of intense criticism of President Trump's immigration policies. Both Democrats and some Republicans are now calling for an end to the practice at the U.S.-Mexico border. A look at the latest developments: TRUMP DIGS IN White House...

Child killed in crash near Molalla; driver arrested

Jun. 18, 2018 12:00 PM EDT

MOLALLA, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man was charged with manslaughter, drunken driving and other crimes after a single-vehicle crash that killed a young passenger near Molalla, Oregon. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said Monday that 34-year-old Shane Bremer of Hubbard was driving a Chevrolet...

Western Kentucky coach dies in bicycling accident

Jun. 18, 2018 11:38 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky says its men's golf coach has died in a bicycling accident. A statement from the school says Phillip Hatchett died Sunday morning after a vehicle struck the bicycle he was riding. He was 55. The Daily News in Bowling Green cited the Logan County Sheriff's...

1 killed at scene of weekend crash in northern Iowa

Jun. 18, 2018 11:27 AM EDT

WELLSBURG, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say one person has died in a weekend crash in northern Iowa. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the one-vehicle crash was reported shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday on Highway 20 in Grundy County, about three miles west of Highway 14. The Grundy County sheriff's...

9 hurt when van crashes near amusement park

Jun. 18, 2018 10:47 AM EDT

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Police say nine people including five children were taken to the hospital after a minivan crashed near the entrance to a Connecticut amusement park. The van struck a fence just outside Lake Compounce in Bristol at about 8 p.m. Sunday. No other vehicles were involved. Four adults and...

3 from Ohio dead in Indiana crash blamed on wrong-way driver

Jun. 18, 2018 10:31 AM EDT

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say three people from Ohio died following a four-vehicle crash in northern Indiana that also killed a wrong-way driver. The crash happened Sunday along the Indiana Toll Road near Mishawaka. State police were responding to a call about a vehicle driven erratically along...

Hartford residents named as victims of I-84 crash

Jun. 18, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

TOLLAND, Conn. (AP) — State police have released the names of two people who died in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 in Tolland. Authorities say two cars and a tractor-trailer were involved in the crash reported at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Police on Monday said 65-year-old Richard Wells and...