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State Police: Man wounded after being shot by Rutland police

Jul. 8, 2020 4:49 PM EDT

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A man was shot by police and wounded and another injured in a car crash early Wednesday that followed a police pursuit in Rutland, Vermont State Police said. Rutland police told state police investigators one city officer was struck by the car before the shooting took place. State...

Cattle truck overturns on I-75 in northern Michigan

Jul. 8, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

GRAYLING, Mich. (AP) — A cattletruck overturned on Interstate 75 in northern Michigan on Wednesday morning, killing some of the livestock and delaying traffic while the cows surviving the crash were rounded up, authorities said. Crews on the scene said there were about 39 cows on the truck at the time of...

Suspected drunken driver hits highway patrol vehicle in ND

Jul. 8, 2020 11:32 AM EDT

HETTINGER, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a Wyoming man was intoxicated when he slammed into a trooper's SUV in Adams County. The trooper was conducting a traffic stop along Highway 12 west of Hettinger and wasn't in his vehicle when it was struck about 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to the...

1 dead, 1 hurt in rural Maine SUV crash

Jul. 8, 2020 9:56 AM EDT

LAGRANGE, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine said one person was killed and another injured in a single-car crash in the town of Lagrange. The crash happened on Tuesday evening, police said. They said they arrived on the scene to find a sport utility vehicle had traveled off the right-hand side of the road and...

Driver of stolen SUV fleeing Missouri police dies in crash

Jul. 8, 2020 9:16 AM EDT

RAYMORE, Mo. (AP) — The driver of a stolen sport utility vehicle who led police in western Missouri on a chase died after crashing into another vehicle in Raymore, authorities said. The crash happened Tuesday afternoon after Cass County Sheriff’s deputies tried to stop the SUV, which had been...

Georgia Police: 1 dead in fiery crash

Jul. 8, 2020 8:04 AM EDT

NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) — A driver died Wednesday morning after a fiery crash on a Georgia interstate, authorities said. Gwinnett police spokeswoman Cpl. Michele Pihera told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the crashed happened around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate-85. The crash involved a a truck and an...

1 killed, at least 5 others wounded in Minneapolis shootings

Jul. 8, 2020 7:56 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another night of gun violence in Minneapolis has left one man dead and at least five others wounded in four shootings across the city. Homicide detectives worked late into the night Tuesday to find the person who fired multiple shots into a car outside River of Life Lutheran Church on...

Pickup truck carrying migrants crashes in North Macedonia

Jul. 8, 2020 7:44 AM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A pickup truck carrying 32 migrants has crashed in North Macedonia, near the southern borders with Bulgaria and Greece, leaving eight people injured, police said Wednesday. Police said the pickup truck had been travelling at high speed when it crashed into a car and then into...

Vauhxx Booker speaks to the hundreds gathered at the Monroe County courthouse, Monday, July 6, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Booker, a local civil rights activist and member of the Monroe County Human Rights Commission, says a group of white men assaulted him and threatened to “get a noose” after claiming that he and his friends had trespassed on private property as they gathered at an Indiana lake over the Fourth of July weekend. (Rich Janzaruk/The Herald-Times via AP)

FBI investigating reported assault on Black Indiana man

Jul. 8, 2020 4:44 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The FBI said Tuesday it’s investigating the reported assault of a Black man by a group of white men at a southern Indiana lake. Vauhxx Booker, a civil rights activist and member of the Monroe County Human Rights Commission, said the men pinned him against a tree, shouted racial...

2 teens killed, 3 injured in holiday weekend crash

Jul. 8, 2020 4:21 AM EDT

TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A car full of teenagers crashed over the holiday weekend in Florida, leaving two of them dead, authorities said. Driver Crystal McLeod, 17, and passenger Ziair Simpson, 14, died following the Saturday night crash in Tamarac, a Broward Sheriff's Office news release said. Two 14-year-old...