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Utah truck driver is jailed without bond after crash kills 6

Oct. 21, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

HEBER, Utah (AP) — A man suspected of driving under the influence remained jailed without bond Sunday in Utah after a crash killed six men in a pickup truck, authorities said. Jamie Don McKenzie, 41, was being held at Wasatch County Jail for investigation of six counts of vehicular homicide and two counts...

The Latest: 11 migrants, trafficker injured in Greece crash

Oct. 21, 2018 4:00 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Greek police say 11 migrants and one trafficker have been injured when the SUV that was carrying them at high speed overturned on a highway in northern Greece. Police say the car, which was carrying the migrants from the...

Police pursuit in Kentucky ends in crash that kills 2

Oct. 21, 2018 3:35 PM EDT

RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say two teenagers have been killed when a pursuit ended with a suspect's vehicle striking a car. State Police spokesman Trooper Scott Sharp says in a news release several police departments were pursuing the pickup on Saturday night when it struck the car at a...

Spanish firefighter dies as flash flooding hits south

Oct. 21, 2018 2:10 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish firefighter died while emergency services responded to flash floods caused by heavy rain in southern Spain, authorities said Sunday. The firefighter went missing when his truck overturned on a flooded road overnight, according to emergency services in the southern region of...

The Latest: Police: 2 men in car when Georgia officer shot

Oct. 21, 2018 1:45 AM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 1:44 a.m. Authorities say two teen-aged suspects from Snellville, including one still being sought by police, were both in a vehicle during a shooting that left one George police officer dead. Gwinnett...

The Latest: 2 suspects charged in Georgia officer's slaying

Oct. 21, 2018 1:00 AM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Authorities say two suspects, including one still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer. Gwinnett County Police said in a...

South Africa highway crash kills at least 27, including kids

Oct. 20, 2018 6:14 AM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's government says at least 27 people, including small children, have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Limpopo province. The statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa's office says a minibus, truck and delivery vehicle crashed on Friday on a major highway between...

1 dead, dozens hurt after tour bus, pickup truck collide

Oct. 19, 2018 9:59 PM EDT

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died and nearly 40 others have been injured after a tour bus and a pickup truck collided on a central Pennsylvania highway. News outlets report the crash occurred Friday afternoon on State Route 147 in Northumberland County. Evangelical Community Hospital...

Schumer: Progress made for investigators to get limo access

Oct. 19, 2018 5:14 PM EDT

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer says progress is being made getting federal safety investigators fuller access to the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people two weeks ago. Schumer told reporters in Utica a National Transportation Safety Board representative was given "limited...

Series of AP photos depicts wrath of Hurricane Michael

Oct. 19, 2018 12:30 AM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The tropical weather that turned into monster Hurricane Michael began as a relatively humble storm before rapidly blossoming into the most powerful cyclone ever to hit the Florida Panhandle, causing wrenching scenes of widespread destruction. The Category 4 hurricane struck near...