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Truck hits school bus on LI; extent of injuries unknown

Sep. 20, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A box truck collided with a school bus carrying numerous children on Long Island on Monday, with the truck driver needing to be taken to the hospital, authorities said. Authorities said it happened around 4:45 p.m. on Flanders Road in Riverhead. ...

Police: North Carolina woman fatally shot, hit by car

Sep. 20, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A woman has died in a North Carolina city after she was shot and hit by a car, police said Monday. Greensboro police officers responding to a call about an assault on Sunday found Keyoka Robinson, 33, of Greensboro lying in the street with a...

Two dead in head-on collision in North Carolina city

Sep. 20, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two men were killed and a woman was injured in a head-on collision in a North Carolina city, police said Monday. Winston-Salem police said in a news release that a car driven by William Gentry Bates, 23, was traveling east on Hanes Mall...

Officer faces drunken driving charge in weekend crash

Sep. 20, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A veteran Massachusetts police officer is facing a drunken driving charge in connection with an off-duty crash over the weekend that left a motorcycle operator in the hospital with serious injuries, police said Monday. Taunton Sgt. Shawn Smith, 49,...

Ten injured in three-vehicle accident in Greenwood County

Sep. 20, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

EUREKA, Kan. (AP) — An investigation continues into a southeastern Kansas accident that left 10 people injured. The Kansas Highway Patrol said the accident happened Sunday evening in Greenwood County when a Dodge Caravan crossed the center line on Highway 400 and struck...

IS bomb attacks on Taliban raise specter of wider conflict

Sep. 20, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly roadside bombs targeting Taliban fighters in eastern Afghanistan, raising the specter of wider conflict between the country’s new Taliban rulers and their long-time...

Bicyclist who died following crash near Chaska was ski coach

Sep. 20, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the bicyclist who was struck near Chaska last month and later died. Sixty-six-year-old John Dyste was hit by a driver Aug. 31 near the intersection of county roads 40 and 11. Authorities...

Church bus crash sends 30 to hospitals, some critically hurt

Sep. 20, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

DONALDSON, Pa. (AP) — A bus carrying high school students and leaders returning from a church retreat crashed in Pennsylvania, injuring more than two dozen people, at least three critically, authorities said. State police in Schuylkill County said the bus was heading...

Woman struck and killed by truck in Wichita

Sep. 20, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 19-year-old woman from a Wichita center that provides services for young people with special needs and developmental disabilities has died after being struck by a truck. KSNW-TV reports that the accident happened Saturday....

Kidney from fallen Missouri officer goes to another cop

Sep. 20, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Even after his death, a Missouri police officer has helped a fellow officer in a time of need. Independence Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans, 22, graduated from the police academy just two months ago and was fatally shot by a suspect on Wednesday. The...