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US Sen. Kevin Cramer's son charged with manslaughter in crash that killed North Dakota deputy

Dec. 07, 2023 19:25 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The 42-year-old son of U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer was charged Thursday with manslaughter and fleeing an officer after a police pursuit ended in a crash that killed a North Dakota sheriff's deputy who had just laid a tire deflation device on the road and was taking cover behind...

Officer and utility worker killed in hit-and-run crash; suspect also accused of stealing cruiser

Dec. 07, 2023 17:06 PM EST

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — A pickup truck driver in a Boston suburb is accused of crashing into a police officer and a utility employee at a work site, killing both, then pulling a knife on another officer before stealing his cruiser and crashing, law enforcement officials said. Two...

U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer's son is charged with manslaughter, fleeing officer after crash that killed North Dakota deputy

Dec. 07, 2023 16:56 PM EST
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer's son is charged with manslaughter, fleeing officer after crash that killed North Dakota deputy.

US military grounds entire fleet of Osprey aircraft following a deadly crash off the coast of Japan

Dec. 06, 2023 23:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The military announced late Wednesday it was grounding all of its Osprey V-22 helicopters, one week after eight Air Force Special Operations Command service members died in a crash off the coast of Japan. The Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps took the extraordinary...

Freezing rain causes accidents that leave 3 dead in Germany while Munich airport resumes flights

Dec. 06, 2023 16:54 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Freezing rain and cold weather buffeting Germany were blamed for traffic accidents that left three dead on Tuesday while Munich Airport temporarily suspended flights. One student was killed in a crash involving a school bus in the Erzgebirge mountains in the eastern...

A survivor is pulled out of a Zambian mine nearly a week after being trapped. Dozens remain missing

Dec. 06, 2023 05:09 AM EST

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — A man has been pulled alive out of a Zambian mine nearly a week after dozens of informal miners were trapped under landslides caused by heavy rain, rescuers said Wednesday. The 49-year-old survivor was rescued Tuesday night, according to a statement by...

Former Colorado officer accused of parking patrol car hit by train on railroad tracks pleads guilty

Dec. 05, 2023 18:10 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A former Colorado police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of reckless endangerment for parking his patrol car on railroad tracks before a handcuffed woman was put inside and seriously injured when it was hit by a freight train. Pablo Vazquez had been...

YouTuber who staged California plane crash gets 6 months in prison for obstructing investigation

Dec. 04, 2023 22:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An influencer who staged a California plane crash to make a YouTube video of himself parachuting to safety was sentenced Monday to six months in federal prison for obstructing the investigation by destroying the wreckage, the U.S. Justice Department. Trevor...

The death toll from a mining tragedy in South Africa rises to 13 after a worker dies at a hospital

Dec. 04, 2023 11:01 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The death toll from a mining tragedy last week in South Africa that involved an elevator has risen to 13 people after a worker died at a hospital, the mine operator said Monday. Impala Platinum said that the worker died Sunday from injuries sustained when the...

Fiery crash on New Hampshire interstate sets off ammunition

Dec. 03, 2023 11:04 AM EST

BOW, N.H. (AP) — A fiery crash on Interstate 93 in New Hampshire set off hundreds of rounds of ammunition before firefighters were able to douse the blaze, state police said. State Police received a report of a vehicle being driven erratically Saturday afternoon before hitting a...