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Man dies in Hawaii after reported shark attack

May. 25, 2019 9:01 PM EDT
MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A man has died in Hawaii after a reported shark attack. Authorities say shark warning signs were being posted in the Ka'anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died Saturday morning. The signs will remain in place until at least noon Sunday. The man's name has not been released.

Fighter pilots saw small plane crash off Florida coast

May. 25, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a small airplane that crashed hundreds of miles off the coast of Florida shortly after it was approached by U.S. military jets. News outlets report that Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport air traffic controllers lost communication with...

3 soccer teammates killed by driver while waiting for bus

May. 25, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — A driver has crashed into three South Florida soccer teammates who were waiting for their bus, killing the teens. The Miami Herald reports the crash occurred Saturday morning in North Miami. Authorities say the unidentified driver survived the wreck and was hospitalized in serious...

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations

May. 25, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region. The river was four feet above flood stage on Friday and was already causing...

Family of woman mauled by lion pushes for new regulations

May. 25, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Alex Black came face to face with an escaped lion when she was just 10 days into her unpaid internship at a private animal sanctuary. The 22-year-old had been preparing deer meat to feed the big cats, and suddenly found herself alone, staring down the lion in a place where it could...

2 killed in crash of single-engine plane in southern Utah

May. 25, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

GROVER, Utah (AP) — Authorities say two people aboard a single-engine plane were killed when it crashed in southern Utah. A statement released by Wayne County spokeswoman Kassidee Brown says the plane crashed Friday in the Grover area, leaving a large debris field and starting a fire. The statement said...

Suspect in Utah shooting found in Idaho after 2-day manhunt

May. 25, 2019 1:04 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho police captured a man Friday afternoon suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah earlier this week after a two-day manhunt. Officers arrested 45-year-old Jonathan Llana about 3:15 p.m. in an area of southern Idaho outside of Pocatello about 10 miles (16...

Mexican Navy helicopter with 5 aboard crashes near fires

May. 24, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican Navy helicopter with five crew members aboard crashed Friday in a mountainous area while carrying water to help fight forest fires. The Navy said rescuers were searching for the crew of the Russian-made MI-17 transport helicopter and it was not clear if any had survived....

Argentines want justice after police car chase leaves 4 dead

May. 24, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines protested police brutality Friday after officers fired shots that led to the deaths of three teenagers and a young man in a car chase. Authorities have removed 13 officers from the force and detained seven of them pending an investigation. The case has caused a...

3 injured in fire that destroyed Nebraska fertilizer plant

May. 24, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A lightning strike at a Nebraska fertilizer plant set off a large fire that injured three truck drivers sleeping in the parking lot and destroyed the unoccupied factory, officials said Friday. The fire was reported about 11:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cooperative Producers Inc. dry...