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Bob Miller, "Whiz Kid" Phillie, Titans' coach, dies at 94

Nov. 28, 2020 6:17 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Bob Miller, a right-hander for the Philadelphia Phillies’ 1950 “Whiz Kids” National League pennant winner who went on to coach alma mater Detroit Mercy for 36 years, died Saturday. He was 94. Miller's family told Detroit Mercy the funeral will be limited to family, with...

This still image provided by WKBW.COM shows firefighters trying to open a minivan door after it crashed into a monument in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020.  Police on Friday were investigating what led a speeding minivan to crash into a monument in front of Buffalo City Hall, killing a passenger and seriously injuring the driver on Thanksgiving.  (WKBW.COM via AP)

Deadly crash into Buffalo monument under investigation

Nov. 27, 2020 4:16 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y., (AP) — Police on Friday were investigating what led a speeding minivan to crash into a monument in front of Buffalo City Hall, killing a passenger and seriously injuring the driver on Thanksgiving. Police identified the woman who died as 34-year-old Angel Marie Cobb of Buffalo. The...

1 dead, 1 hurt in New Bedford shooting; suspect in custody

Nov. 27, 2020 4:06 PM EST

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — One person died and another was injured in double shooting in New Bedford on Friday, authorities said. Police also arrested an 18-year-old man who opened fire on officers before he was apprehended, according to a statement from the office of Bristol District Attorney Thomas Quinn...

Investigation into sunken fishing boat could take months

Nov. 27, 2020 2:56 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An investigation into what caused a fishing boat carrying four Maine fishermen to sink off Cape Cod will likely take weeks or months, the Coast Guard said Friday. The boat sank off Provincetown on Monday when it was en route to Gloucester, Massachusetts. Members of the Maine fishing...

61-year-old woman dies after kayak flips on rough waters

Nov. 27, 2020 2:01 PM EST

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — Rough waters played a major role in the death of a 61-year-old Rhode Island woman in a kayaking accident on Friday, state environemental officials said. The victim and a 56-year-old companion were headed to the mouth of the Narrow River in Narragansett where sea conditions were...

Victim of Cape Cod crash identified as Stoughton woman

Nov. 27, 2020 11:57 AM EST

BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — The victim of a fatal crash on Cape Cod on Thanksgiving Day has been identified by state police as a Stoughton woman. Cassandra Williams, 23, died after her car veered off Route 25 eastbound in Bourne at about 3:15 p.m. Thursday, state police said in a statement Friday. Williams, the...

FILE - In this file photo dated Nov. 18, 1994 , the front section of the passenger ferry Estonia is lifted from the sea at Uto near the town Turku in south-western Finland, that killed 852 people.  Swedish authorities said Friday Nov. 27, 2020, they need more information to reassess whether to reopen the case after a television documentary showed a huge hole in the hull, fuelling speculation of a possible explosion on board.  ( Jaako Avikainen/Lehtikuva, FILE via AP)

Sweden requires more info to reopen 1994 ferry disaster case

Nov. 27, 2020 9:19 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish authorities said Friday they need more information before deciding whether to reopen the case of a 1994 ferry sinking in the Baltic that killed 852 people, in one of Europe's deadliest peacetime disasters at sea. A TV documentary aired Sept. 28 on the M/S Estonia includes video...

Police: Woman dead after van crashes into Buffalo monument

Nov. 27, 2020 4:09 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A woman was killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash after a speeding minivan plowed into the McKinley Monument in downtown Buffalo, police said. The unidentified male driver was in critical condition after the crash, which happened before 7:30 a.m. Thursday. The female passenger, whose...

Today in History

Nov. 27, 2020 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 27, the 332nd day of 2020. There are 34 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 27, 1924, Macy’s first Thanksgiving Day parade — billed as a “Christmas Parade” — took place in New York. On this date: In 1701,...

Driver killed after striking tree off of I-495 in Merrimac

Nov. 26, 2020 9:40 AM EST

MERRIMAC, Mass. (AP) — A driver was killed after leaving northbound Interstate 495 in Merrimac and striking a tree, Massachusetts state troopers said. The driver, a 44-year-old Amesbury man, was alone in the sport utility vehicle on Wednesday night. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced...