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At least 10 people killed in road crash in north-central Mexico, officials say

Feb. 24, 2024 17:22 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — At least 10 people died Saturday from a crash between a tractor-trailer and a pick-up truck carrying passengers in north-central Mexico, authorities said. The accident occurred in the state of San Luis Potosí, northwest of Mexico City, according to the...

Kansas man pleads guilty to causing crash that killed officer, pedestrian and K-9 last February

Feb. 24, 2024 16:45 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to smashing into a Kansas City, Missouri, patrol car last year and killing an officer, his K-9 partner and a pedestrian. Jerron Lightfoot of Tonganoxie, Kansas, pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of involuntary manslaughter...

Death of beloved New York City owl, Flaco, in apparent building collision devastates legions of fans

Feb. 24, 2024 16:08 PM EST

Tributes poured in Saturday for Flaco, the beloved Eurasian eagle-owl that became a feel-good New York story after escaping its Central Park Zoo enclosure and flying free around Manhattan. Flaco was found dead on a New York City sidewalk Friday night after apparently flying into a...

US investigators provide data on the helicopter crash that killed 6, including a Nigerian bank CEO

Feb. 24, 2024 13:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A helicopter that was carrying the CEO of one of Nigeria’s largest banks and five others left a shallow crater and a trail of debris when it crashed in Southern California’s Mojave Desert earlier this month, according to investigators with the National Transportation Safety...

Police: 7 farmworkers in van, 1 pickup driver killed in head-on crash in California farming region

Feb. 23, 2024 23:09 PM EST

MADERA, Calif. (AP) — Seven farmworkers traveling in a van and the driver of a pickup truck were killed Friday in a head-on crash in a farming area in central California, police said. The crash at 6:15 a.m. left the van almost completely crumpled among blooming almond trees near...

Eight people killed in head-on crash in Central California near farming area, police say.

Feb. 23, 2024 19:17 PM EST
MADERA, Calif. (AP) — Eight people killed in head-on crash in Central California near farming area, police say.

An Army helicopter crash in Alabama left 2 pilots with minor injuries

Feb. 23, 2024 18:35 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Two Army pilots on a training exercise escaped with minor injuries when the helicopter they were in crashed Friday in Alabama, military authorities said. Fort Novosel in Dale County confirmed in a news release that the two-person crew was conducting flight...

2 National Guard members die in northeast Mississippi helicopter crash

Feb. 23, 2024 18:13 PM EST

BALDWYN, Miss. (AP) — Two National Guard members died after a helicopter crashed Friday afternoon during a training flight in northeast Mississippi, officials said. The aircraft went down in a wooded area near Baldwyn, Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar told WTVA-TV. The site is...

3 University of Wyoming swimmers killed in highway crash in Colorado

Feb. 23, 2024 17:58 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Three members of the University of Wyoming swimming and diving team were killed and two others were injured when their sport utility vehicle veered off-road and rolled over along a rural highway known for deadly wrecks, including one that killed eight other Wyoming athletes....

Kenya mourns as marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum is given a state funeral

Feb. 23, 2024 12:51 PM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's world marathon record holder Kelvin Kiptum was given a state funeral Friday following his death in a car crash earlier this month, as many Kenyans urged the government to do more to protect the country’s famous athletes. Hundreds of dignitaries —...