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Truck crashes into Maine store; 5 taken to hospital

Dec. 05, 2022 17:51 PM EST

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) — A driver crashed his pickup truck into a store in Ellsworth, Maine, on Monday sending five people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The 80-year-old man was trying to park the truck when it went through the Dollar Tree...

Airplane crash in Gulf of Mexico leaves 2 dead, 1 missing

Dec. 05, 2022 14:13 PM EST

VENICE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities were searching Monday for the pilot of a small airplane that crashed into the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast, with two people confirmed dead. Authorities in Venice, Florida, said they were looking for a 42-year-old man in an area offshore from...

Turkish military vehicle runs over woman, child in Syria

Dec. 05, 2022 12:08 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — A Turkish military vehicle ran over a woman and a child in a northern Syrian town on Monday, killing them instantly and sparking protests by locals, opposition activists said. The apparent accident happened in the town of Atareb west of the northern city of Aleppo as...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Dec. 05, 2022 07:14 AM EST

Detroit News. December 3, 2022. Editorial: Repeal right-to-work at our own risk Democrats want to force workers to pay union dues against their will once again as they make repealing Michigan’s right-to-work law one of their first legislative targets when they take...

Trial of 10 accused over Brussels suicide attacks underway

Dec. 05, 2022 05:31 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — More than six years after the deadliest peacetime attack on Belgian soil, the trial of 10 men accused over the suicide bombings at Brussels airport and a subway station started in earnest under high security on Monday. Among the accused is Salah Abdeslam, the only...

One-time Clemson starter, DB Fred Davis II, to transfer

Dec. 04, 2022 20:43 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — One-time Clemson starting defensive back Fred Davis II, sued by an accident victim when he and teammate Malcolm Greene allegedly were seen racing on a roadway near campus, has decided to transfer. Davis announced his intention Sunday, a day after the Tigers...

Sanitation worker hit by sign dies almost 3 months later

Dec. 04, 2022 11:09 AM EST

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a sanitation worker has died almost three months after he was struck in the head by a street sign during an accident in eastern Pennsylvania. The Lehigh County coroner's office said 36-year-old Kerry Spiess was working on a sanitation truck...

Police identify pilot killed in Cape Cod plane crash

Dec. 04, 2022 10:34 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities have identified a pilot killed when his small plane crashed on Cape Cod Friday. The Massachusetts State Police said the operator of the craft was Carl Willis, an 83-year-old resident of Falmouth. Willis's wife suffered serious injuries when...

Police say 3 dead, 2 injured in fiery crash in west Phoenix

Dec. 04, 2022 10:18 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Three people were killed and two others injured after a fiery car crash in west Phoenix, authorities said Sunday. Phoenix police said the crash occurred around 10 p.m. Saturday. City firefighters doused the flames in one of the cars and police say...

Survivors of Brussels suicide attacks seek closure at trial

Dec. 04, 2022 02:47 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Jaana Mettala was six months pregnant and on her way to work when the bomb exploded in the heart of Brussels' European Union quarter. She suffered severe burns, but Mettala and her baby survived — 32 other people did not. It's now more than six years since the...