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Nevada high court overturns Reno road-rage murder conviction

Oct. 04, 2022 22:26 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has overturned a murder conviction in a high-profile, road-rage case after it says the district judge in Reno wrongly concluded the fatal gunshot through a truck window constituted a burglary. Prosecutors had argued under alternate...

Trailer detaches from tractor, struck by vehicle, killing 2

Oct. 04, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

WANATAH, Ind. (AP) — A semi's trailer separated from its tractor and was struck by a passenger vehicle, killing a northwestern Indiana woman and her son and injuring a second child Tuesday, police said. The crash killed Angela J. Oehmen, 36, of Wanatah, and 14-year-old Joseph I....

North Korea sends missile soaring over Japan in escalation

Oct. 04, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea conducted its longest-ever weapons test Tuesday, a nuclear-capable ballistic missile that flew over Japan and could reach the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam and beyond, forcing the Japanese government to issue evacuation alerts and halt trains. ...

US to require more rest between shifts for flight attendants

Oct. 04, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

Airlines will be required to give flight attendants at least 10 hours off duty between shifts, one more hour than currently, under a rule announced Tuesday by the Federal Aviation Administration. Acting FAA Administrator Billy Nolen said that the extra hour of rest would contribute...

Authorities ID 6 killed in southeastern Nebraska crash

Oct. 04, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police in Nebraska have identified the six young people killed in a car crash that was first reported when a passenger's cellphone automatically alerted dispatchers. The Honda Accord hit a tree in a residential neighborhood in Lincoln early Sunday,...

Indonesian soccer fan recalls sting of tear gas before crush

Oct. 03, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

MALANG, Indonesia (AP) — Dicky Kurniawan felt the sharp sting in his eyes as Indonesian police fired tear gas into the football stadium. From his seat near an exit, he said he watched the melee unfold Saturday night as angry fans poured into the field to demand answers after host...

Three members of NW Indiana family killed in head-on crash.

Oct. 03, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

INDIANOLA, Ill. (AP) — Three members of a northwest Indiana family died in a fiery head-on collision in eastern Illinois, authorities said. Lee J. Hall, 52; Felisha J. Hall, 46; and their daughter, Madison G. Hall, 18, all of Oxford, Indiana, were killed in the crash early Sunday...

4-vehicle crash on Ohio interstate kills inmate; others hurt

Oct. 03, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

MORAINE, Ohio (AP) — A four-vehicle crash on an Ohio interstate claimed the life of a jail inmate and injured others who were assigned to a highway litter cleanup detail, authorities said. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash on I-75 south of the exit for the University of...

3 dead after SUV hits deer, then truck on Indiana Toll Road

Oct. 03, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Three people died and two others were injured when an SUV struck a deer along the Indiana Toll Road and crashed into an oncoming pickup truck, police said. Indiana State Police said preliminary findings indicate the SUV was traveling westbound just before 8...

Browns again hurt themselves in painful road loss to Falcons

Oct. 03, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett's car crash triggered another week of distractions for the Browns, leading to a familiar frustrating finish on Sunday. They're their own worst enemy. Cleveland's inability to score in the red zone and a costly defensive breakdown — a...