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Police: Man killed when pushed in path of Chicago ``L" train

Apr. 7, 2020 10:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago ``L” passenger was killed Tuesday when he was shoved from a Loop business district subway platform into the path of a train, according to police. The attack on the unidentified male victim occurred during the Tuesday afternoon rush hour, and disrupted service on the Chicago...

This undated photo provided by the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office shows Corrie Wallace. Authorities in Louisiana said Wallace kidnapped a woman and fatally shot her when she escaped. He was charged Monday, April 6, 2020, with first-degree murder in the death of 25-year-old Ja'Riel Sam. (St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

Sheriff: 2nd arrest in connection with kidnapping, killing

Apr. 7, 2020 6:59 PM EDT

LAPLACE, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana said a second man has been arrested in connection with the weekend kidnapping and fatal shooting of a woman in the great New Orleans area. Kevin Hollinger, 36, was arrested Monday and charged with being a principal to first-degree murder, The New Orleans...

FILE - In this March 30, 2020 file photo, workers and a crane operator attempt to right the historic tall ship Pilgrim at The Ocean Institute in Dana Point, Calif. The ship will be demolished because there is no way to lift it. The Orange County Register says the decision was made over the weekend after the U.S. Coast Guard stopped salvage efforts deemed too risky for divers. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP, File)

Sunken Southern California tall ship will be demolished

Apr. 7, 2020 6:53 PM EDT

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — A tall ship that sank at its dock in Dana Point will be demolished because there is no safe way to lift and salvage it. The decision was made over the weekend following extensive efforts to save the Pilgrim, the Orange County Register reported. It keeled over in its slip on March...

In this Monday, April 6, 2020 photo, Father Brian Mahoney waits for the next churchgoers confession, held in the parking lot due to the virus outbreak, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Chelmsford, Mass. After Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker issued an emergency order prohibiting most gatherings of over 10 people due to the coronavirus, the parish moved their confessional outdoors with drive-up service. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Deaths from COVID-19 in Massachusetts rise by nearly 100

Apr. 7, 2020 6:19 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The number of people in Massachusetts who have died from COVID-19 rose to 356 Tuesday, an increase of 96 new deaths — more than three times the 29 deaths reported Monday. The number of residents who have tested positive topped 15,200, according to the Department of Public Health. More...

Police: DUI-related crash kills 1, injures 2 in Caldwell

Apr. 7, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — A Nampa, Idaho man was charged after a fatal crash that killed one woman and injured two other people in Caldwell. Grayson Thurston, 20, was charged with suspicion of felony vehicular manslaughter and felony aggravated driving under the influence, the Idaho Statesman reported...

NTSB: School district shares blame for crash that killed 3

Apr. 7, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that a northern Indiana school district is partially to blame for a 2018 crash that killed three siblings crossing a rural highway to reach their stopped school bus. The wreck was caused by a pickup truck driver’s failure...

FILE - In this May 2, 2010 photo, Institute of Marine Mammal Sciences researcher Justin Main takes photographs of a dead sea turtle on the beach in Pass Christian, Miss. The National Wildlife Federation released a report Tuesday, April 7, 2020, looking at Gulf restoration after the BP oil spill. The report states serious ongoing harm to dolphins, turtles and other wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

Wildlife group: Gulf oil spill still affecting wildlife

Apr. 7, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A decade after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill, dolphins, turtles and other wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico are still seriously at risk, according to a report released Tuesday. The fact that the Gulf hasn’t fully recovered is “hardly surprising given...

Motorcyclist dies after collision with station wagon

Apr. 7, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

SALEM, N.H. (AP) — A motorcyclist died from injuries suffered after colliding with a station wagon, police in Salem, New Hampshire, said Tuesday. The 47-year-old man from Deerfield suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash Monday and later died at a hospital, police said. The man's name was not...

Paraglider drowns in ocean on North Carolina coast

Apr. 7, 2020 2:36 PM EDT

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — A paraglider has drowned after he crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the North Carolina coast, officials said Tuesday. Police officers in Kill Devil Hills responded to a call just before 7 p.m. Tuesday regarding a report about a paragilder, a news release from the town said....

Editorial Roundup:

Apr. 7, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

South Bend Tribune. April 4, 2020. Crisis brings out the best of people in the community. The coronavirus has had a dramatic impact on everyone in our community, but none more than seniors. Families in assisted living facilities have been forced to visit with loved ones through closed windows, or by daily...