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Gunman opens fire on bus in Kosovo, killing 3, wounding 1

Nov. 26, 2021 17:16 PM EST

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — An unidentified gunman opened fire on a bus carrying teenagers in western Kosovo Friday, killing three people and injuring another, police and media reports said. Fadil Gashi, police spokesman in the nearby city of Peja, said the bus came under...

Authorities: Man driving stolen car hits home, sparking fire

Nov. 25, 2021 15:03 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man driving a stolen car crashed into a home in New Jersey's largest city early Thursday, leaving the driver critically injured and sparking a fire that damaged the home, authorities said. The single-vehicle crash in Newark occurred shortly before...

Official: Human error likeliest cause of Bulgaria bus crash

Nov. 25, 2021 10:20 AM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Human error is believed to be the most likely cause of the fiery bus crash in Bulgaria that killed 44 people, including 12 children, early Tuesday, a Bulgarian official said Thursday. The bus, which officials said had 52 people on board, mostly...

Bus crashes, catches fire in Bulgaria; at least 45 dead

Nov. 23, 2021 14:50 PM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A bus carrying tourists back to North Macedonia crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria early Tuesday, killing at least 45 people, including a dozen children, authorities said. DNA tests were being carried out to identify the victims. The bus...

3 killed, none of them students, in school band bus crash

Nov. 19, 2021 22:32 PM EST

BIG SPRING, Texas (AP) — A pickup truck heading the wrong way on a West Texas highway slammed into a bus carrying members of a high school band, killing three people, officials said Friday. Two students from the bus were critically injured in the late Friday afternoon...

Man sentenced for R. Kelly witness intimidation attempt

Nov. 17, 2021 17:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A man was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for setting fire to a car last year in what authorities said was an attempt to intimidate a potential witness in R. Kelly's sex trafficking trial. Michael Williams, 38, of Valdosta, Georgia, was...

Ruggs lawyers: Witness says firefighting slow in fatal crash

Nov. 11, 2021 19:49 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A witness said firefighters were slow to extinguish a vehicle fire sparked by a deadly crash that authorities blame on former Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III, his lawyers say in a court filing. Ruggs, 22, is accused of causing the pre-dawn crash...

Tesla driver killed in fiery crash hit 90 mph, report says

Nov. 10, 2021 17:21 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Tesla driver who died with a passenger in a fiery September crash near Miami accelerated to 90 mph (145 kph) in the seconds before he lost control and smashed into trees, federal investigators said Wednesday — a conclusion disputed by the attorney...

Father gets 28 years for leaving girl to die in burning car

Nov. 10, 2021 08:26 AM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who left his 19-month-old daughter to die in a burning car during a police chase was given 28 years in prison after pleading guilty. Imhotep O. Norman of Spartanburg was sentenced Tuesday, according to the office of 7th...

Tesla driver killed in fiery crash after hitting trees

Nov. 09, 2021 12:42 PM EST

WITHAMSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A woman driving a Tesla died in fiery crash near Cincinnati after going off the side of the road and hitting a landscape boulder and two trees, according to authorities. Another driver who called 911 early Monday said he heard an explosion and...