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Patrol: 8-year-old killed in ATV crash in Ford County field

Oct. 26, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy has died after the all-terrain vehicle he was driving in a southwestern Kansas field crashed, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The patrol said the crash happened around 7 p.m. Monday in Ford County. The ATV flipped,...

Police: 2 killed in wrong-way crash on Tempe surface street

Oct. 26, 2021 10:17 AM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A man and a 2-year-old girl who were passengers in a vehicle driven by a teenager were killed in a wrong-way crash on a Tempe surface street, police said Tuesday. The teenage driver and the child's mother were injured in the crash that occurred...

Police: 2-year-old fatally struck by pickup, mother injured

Oct. 26, 2021 08:43 AM EDT

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — A 2-year-old girl was fatally struck by a pickup truck in a collision that also injured her mother, police on Long Island said. The crash happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. Monday in Patchogue, Suffolk County police said in a news release. ...

Woman gets 7 years in prison for DUI fatal crash

Oct. 26, 2021 08:38 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island woman was sentenced on Monday to seven years in prison for a drunk driving crash that killed one person and injured two others, according to Attorney General Peter Neronha. Barbara Trojan, 63, of North Kingstown, was sentenced in...

In Louisiana, a father, a son and a culture of police abuse

Oct. 26, 2021 02:44 AM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Growing up in the piney backwoods of northern Louisiana, where yards were dotted with crosses and the occasional Confederate flag, Jacob Brown was raised on hunting, fishing and dreams of becoming a state trooper. But within weeks of arriving at the...

In fatal shooting, some political foes take aim at Baldwin

Oct. 26, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Details are still emerging about how Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set, but some political onlookers swiftly assigned guilt to one of Hollywood's most prominent liberals. Right-wing pundits and...

Missing ISU graduate student Jelani Day drowned: coroner

Oct. 25, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois State University graduate student who disappeared before being found dead died from drowning, a coroner said Monday. Jelani Day, 25, was last seen Aug. 24. His family in Danville and a faculty member reported him missing after he did...

4 still in hospital, 2 critical, from deadly drag race crash

Oct. 25, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — Four people remained hospitalized Monday, two in critical condition, after a weekend drag racing crash in the Texas Hill Country that killed two children, police said. The crash happened during a Saturday racing event on a runway at the...

Woman, 80, shot in face during apparent drive-by shooting

Oct. 25, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — An 80-year-old woman has been shot in the face during an apparent drive-by shooting in southeastern Michigan. The woman was sitting in the driver’s seat of her parked car in Pontiac Sunday afternoon when she was shot, the Oakland County...

Georgia shipwreck's last giant chunk removed from water

Oct. 25, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The final giant chunk of an overturned cargo ship was removed from waters along the coast of Georgia on Monday, almost a year after demolition began on the wreck that tipped over with 4,200 automobiles in its cargo decks. Weighing more than 4,000...