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Nevada governor suffers minor injuries in weekend car crash

Oct. 18, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak was involved in a weekend vehicle crash while he was driving in a Las Vegas suburb and was resting at home Monday after suffering minor injuries, officials said. The two vehicle-crash at an intersection in the suburban...

LA County wants Vanessa Bryant to undergo psychiatric exam

Oct. 18, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County is seeking to compel psychiatric evaluations for Kobe Bryant's widow and others to determine if they truly suffered emotional distress after first responders took and shared graphic photos from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the...

Police: Mom killed in buggy crash, husband, 8 kids hurt

Oct. 18, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman was killed Sunday and her husband and their eight children were injured when their Amish horse-drawn buggy was rear-ended, state police said. The buggy was traveling south on Cumberland Road in the Farmville area of Cumberland...

2 dead; child sustains life-threatening injuries in crash

Oct. 18, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A man and a woman died and a 5-year-old child suffered life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash about 5 miles south of Rapid City. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said the 31-year-old male driver of a compact SUV and his...

FAA: Small plane crashes in Pima County; No survivors found

Oct. 18, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The wreckage of a small plane has been located in Pima County and there appears to be no survivors, authorities said Monday. Federal Aviation Administration officials said they issued an alert Sunday about an overdue aircraft last seen southeast of...

NHP: Dayton man standing on US 50 when hit, killed by car

Oct. 18, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol says a 38-year-old Dayton man was standing in the westbound travel lanes of U.S. Highway 50 when he was struck and killed by a car last week east on the east edge of Carson City. The patrol said Monday investigators...

New Orleans council member faces drunk driving accusation

Oct. 18, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans City Council member is facing a drunk driving charge for the third time after an arrest early Monday. News outlets in New Orleans say jail records and a police report show that Jared Brossett, 39, is facing a driving while intoxicated...

Vehicle collision kills child in stroller in Los Angeles

Oct. 18, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hit-and-run collision on a Los Angeles street killed a 1½-year-old child in a stroller, police said Monday. A Honda HRV was attempting a left turn around 7:35 a.m. Sunday when it collided with an approaching gray sedan, causing the Honda to drive...

No jail in plea deal for Elko vehicular manslaughter on I-80

Oct. 18, 2021 13:06 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko County woman agreed to a plea bargain deal that will keep her out of jail in the death of a 65-year-old woman struck and killed by a car at a gas station in Elko last year near Interstate 80. Lauren Allen of Spring Creek...

California man expected to plead in Nebraska triple fatality

Oct. 18, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A California man who was scheduled to go to trial Monday for a traffic crash that killed three people in Nebraska is expected to enter a plea deal. An attorney for Kenneth Kratt, 36, from Madera, California, notified the Buffalo County District...