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Driver crashes into crowd at Pride parade in Florida; 1 dead

Jun. 19, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) — A driver slammed into spectators Saturday evening at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one man and seriously injuring another, authorities said The pickup truck driver acted like he was part of the Wilton Manors Stonewall...

Major damage to Alabama mobile home park amid tropical storm

Jun. 19, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities in Alabama say a suspected tornado spurred by Tropical Storm Claudette demolished or badly damaged at least 50 homes in a small town just north of the Florida border. Sheriff Heath Jackson in Escambia County said a suspected tornado...

Driver rams cyclists in Arizona race, critically injuring 6

Jun. 19, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

SHOW LOW, Ariz. (AP) — A driver in a pickup truck plowed into bicyclists during a community road race in Arizona on Saturday, critically injuring several riders before police chased the driver and shot him outside a nearby hardware store, authorities said. Six people...

11 hospitalized after church bus, vehicle crash in Arkansas

Jun. 19, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

CORNING, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a church bus collided Saturday with another vehicle on a northeastern Arkansas highway, sending at least 11 people to the hospital. Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller said he believes there were 11 people aboard the Tennessee church...

Man who brought baseball back to Brandon killed in crash

Jun. 19, 2021 10:59 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man responsible for bringing amateur baseball back to his hometown of Brandon has been killed in a vehicle crash in Minnesota. The Argus Leader reports 26-year-old Jacob Mulder was killed in a two-car automobile crash near Luverne, Minnesota...

AP PHOTOS: On patrol with police in Paris' tough suburbs

Jun. 19, 2021 02:25 AM EDT

VILLIERS-LE-BEL, France (AP) — Both fuming and bragging, the man told the police officers that he used his car as a weapon during the street battle in a northern suburb of Paris, ramming the vehicle into a fighter from a rival group. “I destroyed him,” the man said....

Woman slain, man wounded after shots fired into car

Jun. 18, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 25-year-old woman has been killed and a man wounded after shots were fired into their car as they drove through a Chicago neighborhood. A child in the rear seat of the car was not hurt during the shooting which occurred about 3 p.m. Friday, according to...

3 killed, suspect sought after Oregon hit-and-run, shooting

Jun. 18, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Police searched Friday for a suspect believed to have killed three people in wave of violence that included a hit-and-run crash and a shooting at a pot shop in a small Oregon city. The first person found dead was struck by a pickup truck at an RV...

Semitrailer overturns, spills milk along Michigan freeway

Jun. 18, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Milk spilled from an overturned semitrailer shut down traffic for several hours along part of a freeway in western Michigan. The truck’s driver drifted about 9:30 a.m. Friday from the roadway of Interstate 196 in Holland Township before...

Georgia trooper shoots man who stole officer's patrol car

Jun. 18, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia state trooper wounded a man who raised a gun at officers after stealing and crashing a police car, authorities said Friday. Jacob Anthony Palmer, 29, was in stable condition Friday at a Savannah hospital, the Georgia Bureau of...