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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...

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...

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...

Michigan Legislature approves bill to cut high auto premiums

May. 24, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's Legislature on Friday passed a landmark bill that would cut the country's highest auto insurance premiums by letting drivers forego a one-of-a-kind requirement to buy unlimited medical coverage for crash injuries. The votes followed the announcement of an agreement between...

Another wrong-way crash in Arizona kills 5 on rural highway

May. 24, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A wrong-way crash on a rural highway in Arizona killed at least five people Friday, the latest in a string of recent fatal wrecks as the state struggles to combat the problem of drivers traveling in the wrong direction. In the latest crash, an 82-year-old man from Nevada was driving the...

The Latest: Michigan Legislature passes auto insurance bill

May. 24, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan's auto insurance legislation (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Michigan's Legislature has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would reduce the country's highest auto insurance premiums. The votes Friday came after a deal was announced between Republican legislative...

Police arrest man in hit-and-run death of girl at bus stop

May. 24, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) — Investigators say they've arrested a 19-year-old man who they say drove away after his pickup truck struck and killed an 8-year-old girl at a school bus stop in southwest Florida. Logan Tyler Heatherington was arrested Thursday, almost two months after the death of Layla Aiken . He...

Man charged in crash that killed Memphis police officer

May. 24, 2019 8:25 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man already convicted three times for driving under the influence now faces a vehicular homicide charge, accused of fatally rear-ending a police officer. Shelby County prosecutors said Thursday that Marquell Griffin was intoxicated and speeding when he slammed into the car...

3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake Missouri

May. 24, 2019 2:48 AM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri's capital city and killing at least three others elsewhere in the state. The National Weather Service confirmed...

The Latest: Runaway barges cause 'minimal' damage to dam

May. 23, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather moving across the central United States (all times local): 8 p.m. Army engineers say two runaway barges did "minimal" damage when they struck an Arkansas River dam. The barges, filled with 1,500 tons of fertilizer, swept down the flood-swollen river...