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Authorities report more pronghorn killed in train accident

Feb. 18, 2020 10:33 AM EST

HAMER, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is reporting an additional 32 pronghorn have been killed in a second train accident in eastern Idaho. A train collided with 64 pronghorn Feb. 3 killing 45 on impact and severely injuring another 19 in the same area near Hamer, Idaho. KBOI reports...

Man dead after crashing car into Mesa house

Feb. 18, 2020 10:27 AM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead after crashing into a home in Mesa. AZFamily.com reports the crash happened early Monday morning near Lindsay and Broadway roads. According to Mesa firefighters, the man suffered a medical crisis which led to the crash. They pronounced him dead at the scene....

Driver dies when car goes out of control, rolls, hits tree

Feb. 18, 2020 10:06 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old died Tuesday after the car she was driving went out of control and rolled in northeast Omaha, police said. The crash occurred around 1:25 a.m. when the car ran off the roadway, rolled and then struck a tree, police said. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Police...

People offer funeral prayers for a victim of a toxic gas leak, during his funeral prayer, in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. The toxic gas leak killed several people and sickened dozens of others in a coastal residential area in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, police said Monday. The source of the leak, which occurred on Sunday night, and the type of gas that had leaked were not immediately known. There was no suspicion of sabotage. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

Death toll from toxic gas leak rises to 14 in Pakistan

Feb. 18, 2020 9:19 AM EST

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A gas leak in the southern port city of Karachi has killed 14 people and sickened hundreds more, Pakistani health officials said Tuesday. The leak set off a panic in Karachi and raised concerns because city officials could not immediately identify the source and the type of gas...

2 Lamborghinis stolen from Boston-area dealership crash

Feb. 18, 2020 9:09 AM EST

WAYLAND, Mass. (AP) — A pair of Lamborghini SUVs worth a total of about $400,000 stolen early Tuesday morning from a Boston-area dealership were involved in a crash several hours later, police said. The Lamborghinis and a third vehicle were involved in a crash in Malden at about 8 a.m., Capt. John Amirault...

Spain searches for migrants on boats near Canary Islands

Feb. 18, 2020 7:58 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain was searching for possibly dozens of migrants missing on three boats en route to the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, Spain's maritime rescue service said Tuesday. A Civil Guard airplane was searching for the boats near the islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, off the...

Police: Shooting at Kansas vape store was accidental

Feb. 18, 2020 7:52 AM EST

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have determined that a shooting at a suburban Kansas City store that sells e-cigarettes was accidental. Police in Shawnee, Kansas, said in a news release that officers responded to the scene around 8:30 p.m. Monday. The release says officers determined there was an...

Police say wrong-way driver crash killed 2 people in Omaha

Feb. 18, 2020 7:14 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two people were killed early Tuesday when a southbound vehicle collided with a northbound vehicle on U.S. Highway 75 in Omaha, police said. The wrong-way-driver crash occurred a little after 2 a.m., police said. Traffic was diverted to city streets when the highway was closed for...

Ryan Newman slides down the track after he was involved in a crash on the final lap of the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Sunday's race was postponed because of rain. (AP Photo/David Graham)

Ryan Newman's latest terrifying crash sends him to hospital

Feb. 17, 2020 11:33 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Newman has barrel-rolled his way through many terrifying crashes over his 20-year NASCAR career. This one, though, caused the sport to pause. Newman slid across the finish line in a crumpled heap of metal, sparks flying as his car skidded to a halt with fuel pouring onto the...

NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Sunday's race was postponed because of rain. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Denny Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Ryan Newman hospitalized

Feb. 17, 2020 10:52 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Newman flipped across the finish line, his Ford planted upside down and on fire, a grim reminder of a sport steeped in danger that has stretched nearly two decades without a fatality. At the finish line, Denny Hamlin made history with a second straight Daytona 500 victory in...