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Wisconsin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be laid to rest

Jun. 19, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

PORT EDWARDS, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin sailor who died at Pearl Harbor will be laid to rest more than 75 years after his death. The sailor was Navy Pharmacist's Mate 1st Class John Schoonover of Port Edwards, Wisconsin. He was among 429 crewmen who died aboard the USS Oklahoma after Japanese torpedoes...

5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash in Texas

Jun. 19, 2018 6:35 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Five people have been charged in a "smuggling scheme" following the fatal crash of an SUV that was fleeing Border Patrol agents and sheriff's deputies in South Texas, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the western district of Texas said the charges were filed in...

2 Tennessee officers hurt by motorists; 1 critically injured

Jun. 19, 2018 6:26 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two police officers in Tennessee have been sent to hospitals after they were injured by cars in separate incidents. Memphis police said Officer Jeffrey Creighton was in critical condition at a hospital Tuesday after he was struck by a truck during a traffic stop on Monday night. A man...

The Latest: SUV driver among those charged after fatal wreck

Jun. 19, 2018 5:59 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the fatal crash of an SUV fleeing Border Patrol agents and sheriff's deputies in South Texas (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities say the driver of an SUV that crashed while fleeing Border Patrol and law enforcement agents in South Texas is among those facing charges after the...

Authorities: 3 dead in shooting outside a Walmart in Alabama

Jun. 19, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

TALLASSEE, Ala. (AP) — A gunman crashed into a vehicle outside a Walmart store on Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said. Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock said as an investigation unfolded that it appeared the shooter purposely rammed a car into...

London police say short circuit caused minor subway blast

Jun. 19, 2018 5:31 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A battery short circuit caused a small explosion at a London Underground station that injured five people Tuesday evening, authorities said. British Transport Police said the incident did not seem to be related to terrorism. "The scene has been examined by specialist officers," London...

2 injured in North Carolina Highway Patrol helicopter crash

Jun. 19, 2018 4:10 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two people were injured when a North Carolina Highway patrol helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff at a patrol facility in Raleigh. Highway Patrol First Sgt. Mike Baker told reporters the helicopter was about 6 feet (1.8 meters) in the air Tuesday afternoon when the pilot lost...

Prosecutors: 5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash of SUV fleeing Border Patrol, deputies in South Texas

Jun. 19, 2018 3:42 PM EDT
DALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors: 5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash of SUV fleeing Border Patrol, deputies in South Texas.

Authorities say 1 man killed in Oklahoma crop duster crash

Jun. 19, 2018 1:30 PM EDT

ENID, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Texas man was killed when the small airplane he was piloting crashed in northwestern Oklahoma. The agency says in a news release that 52-year-old Rodney Sherry of Olton, Texas, died in the crash just after 7 a.m. Tuesday. It says Sherry was the only...

Iowa wrestler hospitalized after being shot in the knee

Jun. 19, 2018 1:25 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa All-American wrestler Sam Stoll has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after he was accidentally shot in the knee. Iowa City police said say they responded to a report of a gunshot victim who showed up at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics shortly...