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Man charged with manslaughter after collision kills teen

Sep. 26, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and manslaughter after a head-on collision that killed a 19-year-old from Caldwell. Sedgwick County Sheriff's Lt. Benjamin Blick said the crash happened early Saturday around 2:45 a.m....

North Dakota stuntman known as Flying Farmer crashes on jump

Sep. 26, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

MAKOTI, N.D. (AP) — The first car jumping attempt in five years by North Dakota's version of Evil Knievel ended in disaster when the car driven my the man known as the Flying Farmer corkscrewed off the ramp and rolled. Authorities said John Smith, 57, was alert after...

Off-road vehicle driver charged after crash ejects passenger

Sep. 26, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

A Naples man has been charged with operating under the influence for an off-road vehicle crash that severely injured a passenger. The Cumberland County Sheriff's office says the 20-year-old man from Naples flipped the multi-passenger vehicle going around a curve Saturday,...

South Dakota lawmakers to weigh whether seek AG impeachment

Sep. 26, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Legislature will consider whether to try to impeach Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg for a car crash last year that killed a pedestrian, a House leader said. Republican Speaker Spencer Gosch said Saturday that there is enough support...

Early morning crash kills 2 in Granville

Sep. 26, 2021 11:42 AM EDT

Two people have died in a crash in Granville, police said Sunday. The single-vehicle crash happened early Saturday morning when a car driven by Justyn Trempe, 21, went off the road. Both Trempe and a passenger, James Novak, 23, died at the scene. Both were from Granville....

Virginia pedestrian dies after hit-and-run vehicle accident

Sep. 26, 2021 11:29 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a pedestrian has died after being struck in a hit-and-run vehicle accident on the outskirts of a commercial area. The Lynchburg Police Department issued a news release saying officers were called to a residential block...

Las Vegas police: 2 Massachusetts men die in rollover crash

Sep. 26, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two Massachusetts men have died in a fiery crash at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Las Vegas police said Sunday. Las Vegas Metro Police said the victims were a 34-year-old man from Chicopee and a 33-year-old man from Springfield, but their...

Police: Man drove SUV over wall, into house's 2nd floor

Sep. 26, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Willimantic man was expected to face criminal charges after a car he was driving launched off a stone wall and flew through the air, crashing into the second floor of a multifamily home where someone was sleeping. The crash occurred early...

Traveling Frida Kahlo exhibition comes to Louisiana gallery

Sep. 26, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Walking down the recently waxed floors of the R.W. Norton Art Gallery, the eyes are drawn to the vibrant blue and yellow embroidered piece that elegantly hangs at the end of the corridor. The skillful needlework outlines the figure of famed...

2 killed in fiery crash after vehicle goes off scenic road

Sep. 25, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two people were killed Saturday in a fiery crash when their vehicle went off a popular scenic drive in a conservation area on the western outskirts of metro Las Vegas, Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated the vehicle was going too fast...