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UNLV student who collapsed after charity boxing event dies

Nov. 27, 2021 17:47 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 20-year-old UNLV student has died several days after collapsing and being hospitalized shortly after participating in a Nov. 19 charity boxing match. Nathan Tyler Valencia's death Tuesday was announced Friday on Twitter by the university. “Our...

Woman critically injured in Wichita apartment fire dies

Nov. 27, 2021 17:01 PM EST

WICHITA,Kan. (AP) — A 59-year-old woman who was found unresponsive during Friday's fire at the Broadmoor at Chelsea apartments in north Wichita has died, said Wichita Fire Department Battalion Chief Jose Ocadiz. Ocadiz said the cause of the fire remains under...

Police fatally shoot man who wounded 3 passengers on bus

Nov. 27, 2021 16:04 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A 54-year-old man who shot three people on a city bus in southwestern Michigan has died after being wounded while exchanging gunfire with police. Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Vernon Coakley said Anthony Oliver died Saturday at a hospital...

Flood watches issued in recently damaged Northwest

Nov. 27, 2021 15:23 PM EST

Residents in Washington were preparing for possible flooding as “atmospheric rivers” once again threatened parts of the Northwest, which saw heavy damage from extreme weather earlier this month. Flood watches have been issued for much of western and north-central...

Panel OKs bid to demolish Wright Brothers' 1st bike shop

Nov. 27, 2021 14:36 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Dayton Board of Zoning Appeals has approved the city’s request to demolish a 129-year-old historic building that once was the site of the Wright brothers’ first bike shop. The city wants to tear down the site because the building has...

Missing Montana man killed in crash in Idaho, police say

Nov. 27, 2021 14:31 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say that a driver killed in car crash, on Friday night in Boise County, has been identified as a missing Montana man. The driver of the single-car rollover crash on State Highway 21 has been identified as Michael Edward Lopez of...

DPS: Wrong-way driver killed in wreck involving 4 vehicles

Nov. 27, 2021 14:27 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A wrong-way collision on a Phoenix freeway early Saturday involved four vehicles and killed the wrong-way driver, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said. The crash occurred at about 3 a.m., closing eastbound lanes of the Loop 101 at Interstate 17...

Wellington man killed after struck by car

Nov. 27, 2021 13:18 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 65-year-old Wellington man is dead after being struck by a car early Friday morning in Wellington, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. The crash was reported at 6:30 a.m. on U.S. Highway 160 in Wellington, KWCH-TV reported. A 2015 Dodge Challenger was...

Fire destroys guitars at house of Avett Brothers' father

Nov. 27, 2021 12:55 PM EST

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — A fire has destroyed 60 guitars and up to 100 paintings at the North Carolina home of Jim Avett. He is the father of Scott and Seth Avett of the Avett Brothers band. The Charlotte Observer reports that the fire occurred Friday in the city of...

Police: 46-year-old Davenport man struck, killed by car

Nov. 27, 2021 12:54 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A 46-year-old Davenport man was struck and killed Friday evening by a car, police said. Emergency responders came to the scene around 8:23 p.m. after receiving a call about a pedestrian who was hit by a car in Davenport, the Quad-City Times...