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Police: Man drives stolen truck into Flagstaff Mall entrance

Sep. 27, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been arrested after driving a stolen delivery truck into the entrance of the Flagstaff Mall, police said Monday. Nobody was injured in the incident and Flagstaff police said the suspect was being held on suspicion of theft and burglary...

Judge blocks Arizona laws banning school, city mask mandates

Sep. 27, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Monday struck down Republican-passed Arizona laws that block schools from requiring masks and restrict the power of local governments to impose COVID-19 requirements, the latest turn in a nationwide legal battle over pandemic rules. If it...

Stuntman known as Flying Farmer faces surgery after crash

Sep. 27, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota stuntman known as the Flying Farmer has been moved out of intensive care after a dramatic crash on his first car jumping attempt in five years, his family said Monday. John Smith, 57, was injured Sunday when his car corkscrewed off the...

Pedestrian struck, killed by driver who had been shot

Sep. 27, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 35-year-old man was struck and killed while trying to help his brother with a disabled vehicle by a driver who had been shot in Milwaukee, according to authorities. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office on Monday identified the man who died...

Last chunk of wrecked cargo ship awaits removal off Georgia

Sep. 27, 2021 15:19 PM EDT

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The final chunk of a cargo ship that capsized two years ago along the Georgia coast is awaiting removal from the water. Salvage crews have worked since November to cut the South Korean freighter Golden Ray into eight giant chunks and...

Authorities identify teen who died in crash near Omaha

Sep. 27, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have identified the teenager who was killed in a two-car crash last Friday that also injured four others. The Douglas County Sheriff's Department said Monday that Jamin Creek, 18, died. The crash happened shortly before 4 a.m. Friday when...

Two women killed in crash in Eau Claire, both victims local

Sep. 27, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Two people have died in a crash in Eau Claire. according to police. Two vehicles sustained severe damage in a collision Sunday about 1:30 p.m. The occupant of one vehicle, 81-year-old Elaine Lambrecht was pronounced dead at the scene of the...

Officials: 2 killed in crash with train in eastern Iowa

Sep. 27, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

FAIRFAX, Iowa (AP) — Officials in eastern Iowa say two people are dead after their vehicle was hit by a train at a private railroad crossing in Linn County. The crash happened around 4:15 p.m. Sunday west of Fairfax, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office said in a news...

Court docs: Woman said she was 'drunk driving' before crash

Sep. 27, 2021 10:13 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman now charged with involuntary manslaughter in the March crash death of her 5-year-old daughter told a deputy that she had been drunk at the time of the crash, according to court documents in the case. Sedgwick County Sheriff’s deputies...

Arena to host funeral for Maine deputy who died on duty

Sep. 27, 2021 09:57 AM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A funeral for a Maine deputy who died while responding to a call about a crashed vehicle will take place later this week at a Bangor arena. Hancock County Sheriff's Deputy Luke Gross, 44, was struck and killed by a pickup truck while responding to...