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1 dead, 2 missing after tourist helicopter crashes off Hawaiian island of Kauai

Jul. 12, 2024 21:40 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A tour company helicopter crashed off the Hawaiian island of Kauai, police said, killing one person and leaving two missing in the latest in a series of crashes to plague the industry in recent years. A hiker on the Kalalau trail reported seeing the helicopter crash...

5 people escape hot, acidic pond after SUV drove into inactive geyser in Yellowstone National Park

Jul. 12, 2024 19:28 PM EDT

MAMMOTH, Wyo. (AP) — Five people were able to escape a hot, acidic pond in Yellowstone National Park after the sport utility vehicle they were riding in went off the road and into an inactive geyser, park officials said Friday. The passengers were able to get out of the 105 degree...

A second person has died in Vermont flooding from Hurricane Beryl’s remnants, officials say

Jul. 12, 2024 05:44 AM EDT

PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A second person has died in Vermont in the flooding from Hurricane Beryl’s remnants, officials said Thursday. John Rice, 73, died when he drove his vehicle through a flooded street Thursday morning in Lyndonville, police Chief Jack Harris said. The...

1 dead, 2 missing after helicopter crashes in the ocean off the Hawaiian island of Kauai, officials say

Jul. 12, 2024 01:16 AM EDT
HONOLULU (AP) — 1 dead, 2 missing after helicopter crashes in the ocean off the Hawaiian island of Kauai, officials say.

A second person has died in Vermont flooding from Hurricane Beryl’s remnants, officials say

Jul. 11, 2024 19:50 PM EDT
LYONDONVILLE, Vt. (AP) — A second person has died in Vermont flooding from Hurricane Beryl’s remnants, officials say.

Greek coast guard and a Turkish fishing boat collide in the north Aegean. Officials say it's minor

Jul. 11, 2024 15:28 PM EDT

A Greek coast guard vessel was involved in a minor collision with a Turkish fishing boat in Greek waters off a tiny Aegean Sea islet rock on Thursday, officials in Athens said. A coast guard statement said nobody was injured in the incident off Greece's Zourafa in the northeastern...

Georgia has 2 more players, including LB Smael Mondon, arrested for reckless driving

Jul. 11, 2024 13:37 PM EDT

Georgia starting linebacker Smael Mondon was arrested by Athens-Clarke County police on Wednesday night on charges of speeding and reckless driving, according to jail records. One day earlier, freshman offensive lineman Bo Hughley was arrested by University of Georgia police on...

12 schoolchildren and their driver are killed when their minibus crashes in South Africa

Jul. 10, 2024 12:48 PM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Twelve schoolchildren and their driver were killed in South Africa on Wednesday when their minibus overturned and caught fire on a road in Gauteng province, officials said. The accident took place a day after schools reopened after the winter holidays. Seven...

US national highway agency issues advisory over faulty air bag replacements in used cars

Jul. 10, 2024 11:24 AM EDT

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is warning drivers about “cheap, substandard replacement air bag inflators” in used cars that can fail to prevent serious injuries or death in a vehicle wreck. The agency said Wednesday that three people have been killed and two...

Jeep falls from a mountain road into a ravine in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, killing 14 people

Jul. 10, 2024 04:33 AM EDT

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — A jeep fell from a mountain road into a ravine in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Wednesday, killing 14 people and injuring two others, officials said. The incident happened in the Neelam Valley, government administrator Nadeem Janjua said....