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Louisiana teen, driving instructor injured in head-on crash

Aug. 14, 2020 5:09 PM EDT

SLIDELL, La. (AP) — A 17-year-old student driver and her instructor were critically injured after being hit head-on by a suspected drunk driver, police said. The crash happened Thursday shortly before 5:30 p.m. in Slidell. The teenager's car had stopped to yield before merging when a car driven by Jarrod...

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle identified

Aug. 14, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities on Friday identified a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a car in Concord on Thursday. Jennifer Bemis, 67, of Concord was struck Thursday morning at the intersection of Main Street and Thoreau Street, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Concord...

Tractor-trailer-van crash sends 2 to hospital

Aug. 14, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

CHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A collision between a minivan and a tractor-trailer unit sent two people to the hospital, New Hampshire State Police said Friday. The van was traveling south on Route 102 in Chester on Friday morning when it crossed the center line and collided with the northbound tractor-trailer. The...

3 Mississippi police officers indicted in death of Black man

Aug. 14, 2020 2:50 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Three Mississippi police officers have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Black man last year, according to a recently unsealed indictment. A Hinds County grand jury indicted the officers in the January 2019 death of George Robinson, 62, according to the Aug. 5...

A man passes a parked Revel scooter on New York's Upper West Side, Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The moped sharing startup Revel suspended its New York City service Tuesday, July 28, 2020 after its second customer death in 10 days. The company's blue scooters, which require no training to rent, had been seen as an alternative to taxis and subways during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Richard Drew

Man, 30, becomes 3rd Revel scooter fatality in New York City

Aug. 14, 2020 2:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 30-year-old man injured in a Revel scooter accident three days before the company suspended its New York City operations last month has died of his injuries, police said Friday. The death of Francis Nunez marked the third fatality involving the scooters in the city. The Bronx resident...

Plane crashes in Congo's South Kivu province, killing 5

Aug. 14, 2020 2:33 PM EDT

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A plane crashed in Congo’s South Kivu province Thursday, killing all five people aboard, the provincial minister of transport and communications said Friday. The small cargo plane, belonging to the company Agefreco, was traveling from Kalima in Maniema province to Bukavu in...

Utah man killed in police shootout a day after saving a life

Aug. 14, 2020 1:34 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who was credited with helping to save a woman's life following a car crash was shot and killed the following day in Utah by police in what authorities suspect was a case of suicide by cop. Aaron Michael Griffin, 21, died in a shootout with police last Saturday. It was unclear...

Police say Kearney man killed in hit-and-run crash on Hwy 44

Aug. 14, 2020 1:33 PM EDT

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A pedestrian was killed this week in a hit-and-run crash south of Kearney in south-central Nebraska, police there said. The crash happened in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday on Highway 44 in Kearney County, the Kearney Hub reported. The Kearney County Sheriff’s Office was called to...

France pays homage to six French aid workers killed in Niger

Aug. 14, 2020 12:48 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Prime Minister Jean Castex paid homage on Friday to six French aid workers killed last week in Niger, saying they were likely victims of the same kind of hate behind the 2015 terror attack on a French music hall. Castex bowed his head before the six coffins draped in blue aligned in a special...

Wichita musician sues city over injuries from police chase

Aug. 14, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita musician Jenny Wood is suing the city of Wichita after a police chase ended with a crash that killed two of her relatives and left her permanently disabled. Wood alleges in the lawsuit filed Thursday that the police officer who started the chase on May 5, 2019, was not properly...