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Alabama deputy, motorcyclist shot in exchange of gunfire

Oct. 20, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff's deputy and a motorcyclist exchanged gunfire Wednesday during a traffic stop in a rural community, injuring both people, a sheriff said. Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones said a deputy pulled over a motorcycle driver for a traffic...

Hospital security guard kills suspect at St. Louis hospital

Oct. 20, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A security guard at a St. Louis children's hospital shot and killed a man who rammed the guard with his car early Wednesday, police said. Police said the guard at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital was investigating two people in a...

Woman pleads guilty to murder after fatal crash during chase

Oct. 20, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman who collided with two vehicles while trying to elude police pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of first-degree murder. Mia Collins was accused of causing the crash that killed Maria Wood, 70, and her 12-year-old granddaughter, Rosemary...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Oct. 20, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

Rome News-Tribune. October 16, 2021. Editorial: Let’s keep local control over our elections board We should keep the influence of political parties out of the Floyd County Elections Board. Allowing political parties to...

North Carolina college student dies after being hit by car

Oct. 20, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A student at a North Carolina university has died after he was hit by a car last weekend, authorities said. Benjamin DeRose, 21, a student at N.C. State University, was going home early Sunday when he was struck by a car that was turning right onto...

1 killed in wreck of vehicle and school bus in Mississippi

Oct. 20, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — The driver of a private vehicle has been killed in a crash with a school bus in south Mississippi. The Jones County Sheriff's Department said in a social media post that the wreck happened Wednesday U.S. 84 in Jones County. The...

Woman dies in car accident during police car chase

Oct. 20, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

HOLTSVILLE, New York (AP) — A woman was struck and killed by a car involved in a police car chase in Holtsville on Tuesday evening, Suffolk County Police Department said. Police said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene, Newsday reported. The...

Egypt: 19 killed in truck-microbus collision outside Cairo

Oct. 20, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A head-on vehicle collision Wednesday left at least 19 people dead and one other injured just outside the Egyptian capital of Cairo, state-run media said. The al-Ahram daily reported the crash took place when a passenger microbus collided with a truck on a...

Sled dogs struck on trail, likely ending racing days

Oct. 20, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck several sled dogs on a recreational trail in Itasca County, putting a likely end to their racing days. The dogs were hit by a vehicle on the Circle T Snowmobile Trail last Saturday...

2 semi drivers die in crash that closed westbound I80

Oct. 20, 2021 09:59 AM EDT

SEWARD, Neb. (AP) — Two tractor-trailer drivers have been killed in a crash that closed westbound Interstate 80, authorities say. Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said the crash happened around 11 a.m. Tuesday when an eastbound rig crossed the median and...