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The Latest: Imelda among wettest tropical cyclones to hit US

Sep. 19, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The National Weather Service says Imelda is the seventh-wettest tropical cyclone to strike the 48 contiguous United States on record. Meteorologist Michael Marcotte of the weather service office in Lake Charles,...

Bill creating coin honoring Christa McAuliffe is approved

Sep. 19, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation is welcoming the passage of a bill that will create a commemorative coin to honor Christa McAuliffe, the Concord High School teacher who died in the space shuttle Challenger disaster 33 years ago. The bill passed the Senate in July...

Boy improving after Michigan buggy crash kills 3 siblings

Sep. 19, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The condition of a Michigan boy who survived a horse-drawn buggy crash that killed his three siblings improved Thursday, a day after the tragedy that shocked the local Amish community. Henry Detweiler told the Lansing State Journal that the children — ages 6, 8, 10 and 13...

Bus carrying singer Josh Turner's road crew crashes, 1 dead

Sep. 19, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

SHANDON, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others, authorities said Thursday. Turner and his band were not on the bus when it crashed late Wednesday in San Luis Obispo...

Florida man held without bond in deaths of wife, 4 children

Sep. 19, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

When Georgia authorities pulled over a Florida driver during the weekend, they made a gruesome discovery in the back of the truck — the body of his decomposing wife. Casei Jones and her four children had been missing from their Florida hometown for over a month, and the discovery set off a massive search...

Police: 2 stole life-sized cutout of QB Mahomes, crashed car

Sep. 19, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car. Lawrence police spokesman Patrick Compton says a man and woman grabbed the cutout at a McDonald's restaurant Monday, ran...

Injured crewman sues boat owner for fiery disaster at sea

Sep. 19, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A crewman injured in the fire that killed 34 people aboard a dive boat off Southern California has sued the boat owner and the company that chartered the vessel. Ryan Sims filed the lawsuit last week in Ventura County Superior Court saying the Conception dive boat was unseaworthy and...

Belgian fighter jet crashes in France, pilot hits power line

Sep. 19, 2019 11:40 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed in western France Thursday, damaging a house, setting a field ablaze and leaving one of the two pilots dangling by his parachute from a high-voltage electricity line for two hours, French authorities said. But neither of the pilots, both who were able to...

Man killed, 4 injured in 2-car collision

Sep. 19, 2019 10:14 AM EDT

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a two-car collision in Massachusetts last weekend. James Leydon, a spokesman for the Hampden district attorney, says 25-year-old Anthony Fierro was alone in his vehicle driving eastbound on Route 20 in West Springfield...

Student among 3 hurt in crash involving school bus

Sep. 19, 2019 9:18 AM EDT

WESTWOOD, Mass. (AP) — State police say a student was among three people taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash involving a school bus in Massachusetts. The bus, a box truck and a car were involved in the crash at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 95 north in Westwood near the Dedham line....