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1 killed when small plane crashes in Lubbock neighborhood

Oct. 26, 2020 8:36 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The lone occupant of a small plane was killed Monday when the aircraft crashed into a back alley in a Lubbock neighborhood and burst into flames, officials said. The single-engine Cessna Centurion out of Belen, New Mexico, crashed about 4 p.m. Monday while heading toward the Lubbock...

Small plane crashes in Yavapai County; 2 people aboard dead

Oct. 26, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

CORDES LAKES, Ariz. (AP) — Two bodies were found in the wreckage of a small plane in a remote area in Yavapai County, authorities said Monday County Sheriff’s officials said an Arizona Department of Public Safety helicopter located a downed non-commercial aircraft about 5 ½ miles east southeast...

Police: Pedestrian killed in Springfield train crash

Oct. 26, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A pedestrian has been killed by a train in Springfield, police said. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a train crash involving a pedestrian just before 1 p.m. Monday, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. Deputies responded with...

Off-duty officer rescues driver from burning car in Virginia

Oct. 26, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — A police officer in northern Virginia has saved the life of an unconscious driver after pulling him from a burning car. Manassas Park Police say Lt. Dustin Walker was off duty Saturday shortly after 10 p.m. when he saw a Toyota driving the wrong way on Lomond Drive. The Toyota struck a...

Detroit girl shot by father as he tries to stop dog attack

Oct. 26, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A 2-year-old Detroit girl was mauled by a dog Monday and accidentally shot by her father who was trying to stop the animal, police said. The girl was rushed to surgery because of bites on her head and face. A “huge” dog charged at the girl when someone opened the front door at...

2 killed, 4 charged in shooting at racetrack parking lot

Oct. 26, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Three men and a 16-year-old boy have been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two men killed in the Meadowlands Racetrack parking lot, state police said. The shooting occurred just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday. A trooper who happened to be patrolling nearby heard the...

Police released body cam video from after moped crash

Oct. 26, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence officials released police body camera video Monday of the aftermath of a moped crash that left a 24-year-old man in a coma, but the new video does not help resolve whether a police cruiser made contact with the moped beforehand. Witnesses have said a cruiser following the...

Hayrack ride overturns, killing 1 in western Illinois

Oct. 26, 2020 3:29 PM EDT

NAUVOO, Ill. (AP) — A woman was killed and more than 20 other people were injured over the weekend when a hayrack side overturned in rural western Illinois, police said. Troopers were called to the scene in Hancock County on Saturday night after between 20 to 25 people who had attended a family event went...

2 Montana tow truck drivers killed at accident scene

Oct. 26, 2020 2:45 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Mont. (AP) — Two tow truck drivers were killed when they were hit by a pickup truck while working an accident scene on icy Interstate 90 in southern Montana, the Montana Highway Patrol said. The drivers were recovering a vehicle Sunday morning between Columbus and Park City when a pickup truck...

1 dead, 3 hurt in weekend crash in Warwick; driver charged

Oct. 26, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — One person died and three others were injured over the weekend when a car struck a bridge in Warwick, police said. The preliminary investigation indicated that speed as well as drug or alcohol use were factors and the driver is facing charges, Warwick police said. The vehicle was...