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FILE - This undated file photo provided by his family in September 2020 shows Ronald A. Greene. A Louisiana state trooper has been critically injured in a single-vehicle crash hours after learning he faced firing for his role in the in-custody death of Greene in 2019. (Family photo via AP, File)

Trooper wounded in crash faced firing in Black man's death

Sep. 21, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

A Louisiana state trooper was critically injured early Monday in a single-vehicle highway crash that came hours after learning he would be fired for his role last year in the in-custody death of a Black man. Master Trooper Chris Hollingsworth received word Sunday that State Police intended to terminate him...

MBTA worker dies after accident at agency bus yard

Sep. 21, 2020 10:44 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An employee of the Boston area's public transit system has been killed at an agency bus yard, the agency's head said Monday. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority worker was injured at the bus yard in the city's Charlestown neighborhood at about 5 a.m., transit police said. The...

Police release name of man struck, killed on I-95

Sep. 21, 2020 9:39 AM EDT

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island State Police have released the name of the man struck and killed by a vehicle on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket over the weekend. Ricardo Masariegos, 57, was struck at about 9 p.m. Saturday while walking on the highway. Masariegos was walking in the breakdown lane, then...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton dives with the ball but is stopped near the goal line as the clock expires in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 35-30. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seahawks stuff Newton on final play, beat Patriots 35-30

Sep. 21, 2020 1:06 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson continued his sizzling start throwing five more touchdown passes. Unheralded second-year defensive end L.J. Collier made the play that assured those five TD tosses came in a victory. Collier stuffed Cam Newton at the 1-yard line on the final play, and the Seattle Seahawks...

White inactive for Patriots following death of father

Sep. 20, 2020 10:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The father of New England Patriots’ running back James White was killed Sunday in a car crash in Florida, authorities said. The wreck that killed Tyrone White happened around 1 p.m. in Cooper City, Florida, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. When...

Deputies find 1 woman dead, 1 chained to bed at Texas home

Sep. 20, 2020 5:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Deputies are looking for a man after one woman was found chained inside his home and the body of another woman was found inside a burning vehicle outside his Southeast Texas house, authorities said Sunday. After responding to a 911 call Saturday evening, deputies with the Liberty...

Zoetemelk hit by car 40 years after winning Tour de France

Sep. 20, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The 1980 Tour de France champion Joop Zoetemelk was hit by a car while riding his bike on Sunday, and hospitalized with leg and arm fractures, the French press reported. The accident happened in the Seine-et-Marne region, east of Paris, where the 73-year-old Zoetemelk has lived for decades. It...

Pedestrian hit, killed on I-95 in Pawtucket

Sep. 20, 2020 8:36 AM EDT
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and killed on I-95 in Pawtucket on Saturday night, police said. The crash happened on I-95 south near Exit 27 around 9 p.m., WJAR-TV reported. State Police were trying to determine why the victim was walking on the highway.
FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2019, file photo, Bradley fighting vehicles are parked at a U.S. military base at an undisclosed location in Northeastern Syria, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. The U.S. has deployed additional troops and armored vehicles into eastern Syria after a number of clashes with Russian forces, including a recent vehicle collision that injured four American service members. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)

US sends troops, armored vehicles to Syria to counter Russia

Sep. 18, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has deployed additional troops and armored vehicles into eastern Syria after a number of clashes with Russian forces, including a recent vehicle collision that injured four American service members. Navy Capt. Bill Urban, spokesman for U.S. Central Command, said the U.S. has also...

Police: Shooting leaves college student dead, 2 injured

Sep. 18, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, IND. (AP) — An 18-year-old Indiana State University student died early Friday from a shooting outside a college house party, police said. Valentina Delva of Indianapolis was pronounced dead after the 1:55 a.m. shooting, Terre Haute Police Chief Shawn Keen said. Two males at the party also were...