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California deputies shoot arson suspect after desert pursuit

Feb. 07, 2023 19:33 PM EST

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of arson was shot and killed by Southern California sheriff's deputies after leading authorities on a 30-mile (48-km) vehicle pursuit in the desert over the weekend, officials said Tuesday. Deputies responded Sunday following reports...

22 people killed in bus, car collision in Pakistan

Feb. 07, 2023 14:44 PM EST

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A speeding bus collided with a car and plunged into a ravine in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 22 passengers and injuring 12 others, police said, the second such deadly accident in less than a week. The bus was traveling to the garrison...

Disbarred lawyer Girardi pleads not guilty to client thefts

Feb. 06, 2023 19:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disbarred lawyer Tom Girardi had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf Monday on charges he embezzled millions of dollars from some of the massive settlements he won for clients during a once prominent career. Girardi, 83, is charged in Los Angeles federal...

Bomb kills soldier, wounds 11 people in southwest Pakistan

Feb. 06, 2023 04:31 AM EST

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A bombing near a vehicle carrying Pakistani paramilitary troops in southwestern Baluchistan province killed a soldier and wounded 11 people, mostly civilians, police and security officials said Monday. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the...

Three teens die, two seriously hurt in St. Louis car crash

Feb. 05, 2023 18:49 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three teenagers were killed and two others were flown to a hospital with injuries after a car struck a tree and overturned in the St. Louis area this weekend. The Lincoln County Sheriff's department says the crash was reported on South Chantilly Road before 4:30...

Man gets prison for fatal crash while fleeing Border Patrol

Feb. 05, 2023 11:40 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who crashed a car while fleeing U.S. Border Patrol agents in Southern California, killing one of his passengers, has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison, prosecutors said. Two people were critically injured in the crash on Christmas Day...

Bus crash kills at least 8, injures dozens in western Turkey

Feb. 05, 2023 06:07 AM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — A passenger bus crashed off a road and overturned in western Turkey Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring dozens. The governor’s office of Afyonkarahisar province said the bus was traveling from the southeastern Diyarbakir province to the Aegean city...

Girl dies, pregnant mom and baby injured in Delaware crash

Feb. 04, 2023 17:32 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl has died and a 29-year-old mother and her newly born baby were in critical condition Saturday in Delaware after a head-on car crash. Delaware State Police say the collision occurred Friday night on Route 4 in the Wilmington area. ...

Trooper no longer faces murder charge in fatal Thruway chase

Feb. 04, 2023 12:21 PM EST

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has dropped a murder charge against a state trooper in the death of an 11-year-old girl during a high-speed chase on the New York State Thruway. Christopher Baldner still faces a second-degree manslaughter charge and other counts stemming from the Dec....

Man sentenced for stealing police rifle during protests

Feb. 04, 2023 12:04 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A 26-year-old Everett, Washington man was sentenced Friday to 16 months in prison for stealing a high-powered rifle from a Seattle police vehicle during protests after George Floyd was killed in 2020. Jacob D. Little pulled the rifle out of a heavily damaged police...