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North Dakota stuntman known as Flying Farmer crashes on jump

Sep. 26, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

MAKOTI, N.D. (AP) — The first car jumping attempt in five years by North Dakota's version of Evil Knievel ended in disaster when the car driven my the man known as the Flying Farmer corkscrewed off the ramp and rolled. Authorities said John Smith, 57, was alert after...

South Dakota lawmakers to weigh whether seek AG impeachment

Sep. 26, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Legislature will consider whether to try to impeach Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg for a car crash last year that killed a pedestrian, a House leader said. Republican Speaker Spencer Gosch said Saturday that there is enough support...

FBI investigating Missouri cops who let dog bite Black man

Sep. 26, 2021 12:02 PM EDT

WOODSON TERRACE, Mo. (AP) — The FBI has opened an investigation into the arrest of a Black man in Missouri during which cellphone video shows three white officers allowing a police dog to repeatedly bite him. Woodson Terrace police Chief Randy Halstead said in an email...

Maintenance mistake blamed for fatal Michigan plane crash

Sep. 26, 2021 11:42 AM EDT

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — Federal investigators have determined that a misplaced air filter screen probably caused a small plane’s engine failure and crash in southeastern Michigan that killed a Delta airlines pilot and an aircraft mechanic two years ago. The improperly...

Early morning crash kills 2 in Granville

Sep. 26, 2021 11:42 AM EDT

Two people have died in a crash in Granville, police said Sunday. The single-vehicle crash happened early Saturday morning when a car driven by Justyn Trempe, 21, went off the road. Both Trempe and a passenger, James Novak, 23, died at the scene. Both were from Granville....

Virginia pedestrian dies after hit-and-run vehicle accident

Sep. 26, 2021 11:29 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a pedestrian has died after being struck in a hit-and-run vehicle accident on the outskirts of a commercial area. The Lynchburg Police Department issued a news release saying officers were called to a residential block...

Boy, 10, caught in rip current drowns in Florida

Sep. 26, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy drowned Saturday after getting caught in a rip current off a Florida Beach, according to lifeguards. WFTV-TV reports the boy was swimming about 100 yards off shore in Daytona Beach with two other...

Las Vegas police: 2 Massachusetts men die in rollover crash

Sep. 26, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two Massachusetts men have died in a fiery crash at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Las Vegas police said Sunday. Las Vegas Metro Police said the victims were a 34-year-old man from Chicopee and a 33-year-old man from Springfield, but their...

At least 3 dead in Amtrak train derailment in Montana

Sep. 26, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — At least three people were killed Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central Montana, toppling several cars onto their sides, authorities said. The westbound Empire Builder train derailed...

Police: Man drove SUV over wall, into house's 2nd floor

Sep. 26, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Willimantic man was expected to face criminal charges after a car he was driving launched off a stone wall and flew through the air, crashing into the second floor of a multifamily home where someone was sleeping. The crash occurred early...