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Several injured when commuter bus overturns near LAX

Jun. 27, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — A commuter bus crash clipped a parked truck and flipped onto its side Monday morning near Los Angeles International Airport. Three people were hospitalized in critical condition, including the driver of the truck, El Segundo Fire Chief Deena Lee told...

Police release names of 2 teens who died in weekend crash

Jun. 27, 2022 10:44 AM EDT

BRIMFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police on Monday released the names of two of the three teenagers who died in a single-vehicle crash over the weekend. Vincent J. Ardizzoni, 19, of Holland, and Shane M. Douglas, 18, of West Brookfield, died in the crash reported at about...

Czech bullet train collides with engine, 1 dead, 5 injured

Jun. 27, 2022 05:29 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — A bullet train collided with an engine in a train station in northeastern Czech Republic Monday, killing one person and injuring five. Czech Railways said the accident took place early in the morning in the town of Bohumin, shortly after the departure of the Pendolino...

3 killed as Amtrak train hits car in Northern California

Jun. 26, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Three people were killed Sunday afternoon when an Amtrak commuter train smashed into a car ín Northern California, authorities said. The crash occurred at around 1 p.m. in Brentwood, about an hour's drive southeast of San Francisco, the California Highway...

NTSB investigating Central Texas plane crash that killed 2

Jun. 26, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday it is investigating a Central Texas plane crash that killed two people. Authorities say the small plane crashed near the airport in Kerrville at around 7 p.m. on Saturday. Kerrville is located about 65...

Massachusetts State Police investigate crash that killed 3

Jun. 26, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

BRIMFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Three Massachusetts teenagers were killed and a fourth seriously injured early Sunday in a car crash in the town of Brimfield, state police said. Just before 1 a.m. Sunday troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash in which a car went off the East...

Fire camp encourages more girls to join emergency services

Jun. 26, 2022 09:10 AM EDT

DALEVILLE, Va. (AP) — As the day began in Botetourt County, emergency crews responded to two very different scenes. Members of the Botetourt County Fire & EMS Department — most of them male — were called to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 220 near Eagle Rock that injured one...

1 dead, 1 missing, others rescued in Philippine ferry fire

Jun. 26, 2022 06:16 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An inter-island ferry with 165 passengers and crew caught fire off a central Philippine province Sunday, leaving one dead and another missing while the rest were safely rescued, the coast guard said. The fire hit the vessel Mama Mary Chloe shortly after...

West Virginia helicopter crash victims identified

Jun. 25, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Medical examiners in West Virginia have released the names of six people killed in the crash of a Vietnam-era helicopter that gave tour rides. The aircraft crashed Wednesday during its last planned flight at an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts in...

Police: 5-month-old girl in car fatally shot in Chicago

Jun. 25, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 5-month-old girl was shot to death while in the rear of a car in a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side. The infant, who was identified as Cecilia Thomas, was struck in the head Friday evening when shots were fired from another vehicle in the South Shore...