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Prince Philip, 97, recovering after car crash

Jan. 18, 2019 7:12 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's 97-year-old husband was recovering Friday at the royal Sandringham estate after the Land Rover he was driving rolled on a nearby highway in a collision with another vehicle. Witness Roy Warne told the BBC he was driving home from work when the accident involving Prince...

Good Samaritan returns missing $8,000 to limo crash widow

Jan. 18, 2019 5:48 AM EST

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A good Samaritan who found $8,000 on the side of the road has returned it to a woman whose husband died in a stretch limousine crash in upstate New York. Terry Brubaker says she was driving through Gloversville Monday when she saw money floating through the air. Brubaker stopped...

Thousands expected at memorial for slain California officer

Jan. 18, 2019 2:01 AM EST

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Police officers from across the country are expected at Friday's memorial service for a 22-year-old rookie who had long dreamed of being an officer and was slain just weeks into the job in a Northern California college town. The service for Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona, who was...

California dries off after storms batter state for days

Jan. 18, 2019 1:18 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians were cleaning up and drying off Friday after a series of storms dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state, caused at least six deaths and forced the rescue of more than a dozen people in rushing rivers. Road crews will be working to clear mud, debris and trees that...

California storm moving out after battering state for 3 days

Jan. 17, 2019 10:51 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The storm that pummeled much of California for three days began moving east Thursday after causing at least six deaths, forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes and plunging nearly 300,000 utility customers into darkness. The winter storm is forecast to unleash...

Complaint: Teacher gave alcohol to teens involved in a crash

Jan. 17, 2019 7:39 PM EST

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — A teacher is accused of giving alcohol and the keys to her vehicle to two West Virginia students who were later involved in a crash. News outlets report 31-year-old Kandace Dick is accused of providing alcohol Wednesday to a 17-year-old and 15-year-old while at her job at Tug...

Prince Philip, queen's husband, uninjured after car accident

Jan. 17, 2019 5:33 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, was involved in a car crash Thursday while driving in rural England but was not injured. Buckingham Palace said Philip, 97, was checked by a doctor after the accident and determined to be fine. The palace said the two-car accident happened Thursday...

The Latest: California storm cancels Santa Anita horse races

Jan. 17, 2019 5:11 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California storms (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Southern California's Santa Anita Park canceled horse racing Thursday because of stormy weather. Track Superintendent Andy LaRocco says Santa Anita has taken on 3.5 inches (89 millimeters) of rain since Monday. The track in...

Police: Trucker in deadly bus crash was removing jacket

Jan. 17, 2019 3:27 PM EST

ARGOS, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say the driver of a truck that rear-ended a school bus in December, killing one student, was removing a jacket and a sweatshirt just before the collision. A crash report released Wednesday says the truck driver was traveling behind the bus Dec. 5 when he "pulled the...

Board reverses firing of officer who shot at fleeing man

Jan. 17, 2019 3:06 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The firing of a Louisiana police officer who shot at a driver running from a traffic stop has been overturned by a city civil service board. News outlets report the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board voted 3-2 Thursday to reverse Yuseff Hamadeh's termination from Baton...