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Prosecutor: Driver's mental health deteriorated before crash

Aug. 15, 2022 21:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver suspected of causing a fiery crash that killed five people, including a pregnant woman, near Los Angeles was suffering from worsening mental health problems and had been involuntarily committed for psychiatric treatment, prosecutors said Monday while seeking to deny...

4 killed as high-speed chase ends in deadly West Texas crash

Aug. 15, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

SANDERSON, Texas (AP) — Four people were killed when a high-speed chase ended in a fiery head-on collision on a remote West Texas highway, officials said Monday. The episode began at dusk Friday on U.S. 90 just east of Sanderson, about 230 miles (370.15 kilometers) west of San...

3 dead in crash on Highway 101 along Oregon Coast

Aug. 15, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Three people died in a crash involving two vehicles on the Oregon Coast, Oregon State Police troopers said. The crash south of Lincoln City at Gleneden Beach happened Monday morning on Highway 101, police said. Oregon State Police confirmed...

Police: Car crash that injured 15 at pub appears accidental

Aug. 15, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Police investigating a crash that injured more than a dozen people at a popular northern Virginia pub over the weekend said Monday that they don't believe the crash was intentional. A ride-share driver crashed into Ireland's Four Courts in Arlington, about 3...

Ex-Indiana attorney general joins GOP race for Walorski seat

Aug. 15, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, whose time in office was marred by allegations that he drunkenly groped four women during a party, filed Monday to seek the Republican nomination to replace U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski following her death in a highway crash. ...

Bystander killed in police chase for 2nd time in 4 weeks

Aug. 15, 2022 12:52 PM EDT

FLOWOOD, Miss (AP) — For the second time in less than a month, an innocent bystander was killed during a police chase involving the same Mississippi department. One person was killed Sunday during a police chase that began in Pearl. The chase ended when the vehicle that was being...

Anne Heche, star with troubled life, dies of crash injuries

Aug. 14, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Heche, the Emmy-winning film and television actor whose dramatic Hollywood rise in the 1990s and accomplished career contrasted with personal chapters of turmoil, died of injuries from a fiery car crash. She was 53. Heche was “peacefully taken off life...

2 Maryland filmmakers die in Delaware interstate crash

Aug. 14, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Maryland filmmakers known for helping expand commercial advertising and the film and television industry in the Baltimore-Washington area have died in a car accident in Delaware, according to authorities and an associate. Martin Whittier, 37, and Nate Brubaker,...

Police: Man drives into fundraiser crowd, then kills mother

Aug. 14, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

BERWICK, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state police say a man upset about an argument with his mother drove into a crowd of people at a fundraiser for victims of a recent deadly house fire, killing one person at the event and injuring 17 others, then returned home and beat his mother to death. ...

Bills' OL Saffold focus on starting job after rib injury

Aug. 14, 2022 19:36 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Rodger Saffold is so excited to be back practicing since recovering from rib injuries sustained in a car accident, the Buffalo veteran offensive lineman doesn’t mind being used as “a dummy.” That’s the term Saffold used on Sunday in explaining how...