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Suspect sought after shooting at Iowa store wounds deputy

Jun. 21, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

COGGON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities searched Monday for a man who shot and wounded a sheriff's deputy during an armed robbery at a gas station in rural eastern Iowa. Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner said Monday that the deputy was hospitalized with serious injuries but in...

Police: Teen killed in crash with tractor trailer

Jun. 21, 2021 10:45 AM EDT

MILFORD, Del. (AP) — A 19-year-old man was killed in crash with a tractor trailer on Milford-Harrington Highway over the weekend, Delaware State Police said. The crash happened Saturday night when the 17-year-old driver of a westbound Toyota Camry tried to pass a car in...

11 people injured in southwestern Missouri crash

Jun. 21, 2021 10:28 AM EDT

HOLLISTER, Mo. (AP) — Eleven people have been treated for mostly minor injuries after a shuttle bus and a car collided in southwestern Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident happened at 12:25 a.m. Monday in Taney County, in the Branson area. Two...

Carjacking suspect killed by police in Kansas City, Kansas

Jun. 21, 2021 09:41 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A carjacking suspect has died after an exchange of gunfire with police in Kansas City, Kansas, authorities said. Police did not identify the suspect who was killed on Sunday but said he was a 25-year-old man. Police said the...

Claudette regains tropical storm strength after 13 deaths

Jun. 21, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Claudette regained tropical storm status Monday morning as it neared the coast of the Carolinas less than two days after 13 people died — including eight children in a multi-vehicle crash — due to the effects of the storm in Alabama. The children who...

8 kids in youth van among the 13 lives lost to Claudette

Jun. 20, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Eight children in a van from a youth home for abused or neglected children were killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on a wet interstate that also killed a man and his baby in another vehicle, the most devastating blow from a tropical depression that claimed 13 lives in...

Officials: Deadly Pride parade crash appears unintentional

Jun. 20, 2021 21:24 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A member of a men’s chorus group unintentionally slammed into fellow chorists at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one member of the group and seriously injuring another, the group's director said Sunday, correcting initial speculation that...

Witness tells of horror as truck rams into Arizona bike race

Jun. 20, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Bicyclist Tony Quinones had only just shaken hands with a fellow cyclist and wished him good luck in this weekend's community race in an Arizona mountain town when a truck sped into a crowd of bike riders. Suddenly, Quinones said in an interview Sunday,...

6 inmates injured in van crash on Florida highway

Jun. 20, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

BELLEVIEW, Fla. (AP) — Six inmates were hospitalized after a transport van crashed on a Florida highway, authorities said Sunday. A box truck rear-ended the van on 1-75 near Belleview. The van was driven by U.S. Corrections, a private inmate services company, according...

3 die as SUV and bus collide in coastal South Carolina

Jun. 20, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — Three people died when a bus and an SUV collided head-on in coastal South Carolina. Local news outlets report an SUV hit a Williamsburg County transit bus on Saturday morning north of Georgetown. Cpl. Matt Southern of the...