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Teen runner leaves lasting impact at Heritage High School

Nov. 28, 2021 00:09 AM EST

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jonathan Andrew Curling was born in Utah and lived in 13 places over the next 16 years. Although he attended Heritage High School in only the second semester of his sophomore year, the teen who died in a July accident left a lasting impact here. ...

Police fatally shoot man who wounded 3 passengers on bus

Nov. 27, 2021 16:04 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A 54-year-old man who shot three people on a city bus in southwestern Michigan has died after being wounded while exchanging gunfire with police. Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Vernon Coakley said Anthony Oliver died Saturday at a hospital...

Missing Montana man killed in crash in Idaho, police say

Nov. 27, 2021 14:31 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say that a driver killed in car crash, on Friday night in Boise County, has been identified as a missing Montana man. The driver of the single-car rollover crash on State Highway 21 has been identified as Michael Edward Lopez of...

DPS: Wrong-way driver killed in wreck involving 4 vehicles

Nov. 27, 2021 14:27 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A wrong-way collision on a Phoenix freeway early Saturday involved four vehicles and killed the wrong-way driver, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said. The crash occurred at about 3 a.m., closing eastbound lanes of the Loop 101 at Interstate 17...

Wellington man killed after struck by car

Nov. 27, 2021 13:18 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 65-year-old Wellington man is dead after being struck by a car early Friday morning in Wellington, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. The crash was reported at 6:30 a.m. on U.S. Highway 160 in Wellington, KWCH-TV reported. A 2015 Dodge Challenger was...

Police: 46-year-old Davenport man struck, killed by car

Nov. 27, 2021 12:54 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A 46-year-old Davenport man was struck and killed Friday evening by a car, police said. Emergency responders came to the scene around 8:23 p.m. after receiving a call about a pedestrian who was hit by a car in Davenport, the Quad-City Times...

2 suspects dead after 2 separate New Mexico police shootings

Nov. 27, 2021 11:50 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in New Mexico were investigating two separate shootings where officers fired at suspects Friday, leaving two people dead and another wounded. No officers were injured. One of the shootings broke out in the Albuquerque...

Anti-government protesters block bridges, roads in Serbia

Nov. 27, 2021 11:40 AM EST

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Skirmishes on Saturday erupted in Serbia between police and anti-government demonstrators who blocked roads and bridges in the Balkan country in protest against new laws they say favor interests of foreign investors devastating the environment. ...

Tucson police say man who died was wrong-way driver

Nov. 27, 2021 10:36 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police on Friday said a man who died in a head-on crash had been driving the wrong way on a boulevard when his sedan slammed into another car. Police identified the dead man as 23-year-old Xavier Gonzalez-Mercado but did not say if he lived...

Wrong-way crash leaves 2 children dead, 3 people injured

Nov. 27, 2021 10:04 AM EST

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A Thanksgiving Day crash involving a police cruiser and a vehicle traveling the wrong way on a central New Jersey highway left two children dead and three people injured, according the state Attorney General’s Office. The accident occurred...