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Man who drove at Minneapolis protesters charged with murder

Jun. 16, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A St. Paul man accused of speeding up and driving into a group of protesters in Minneapolis while he was drunk, killing one person, was charged Wednesday with intentional second-degree murder. Prosecutors say Nicholas Kraus, 35, was visibly...

MIlwaukee teen in stolen vehicle dies after causing crash

Jun. 16, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy who continued to flee Milwaukee police in a stolen vehicle after officers called off the pursuit died in a crash that left five other teens with serious injuries. Police said officers attempted to stop the vehicle...

Report blames poor welds for Mexico City subway collapse

Jun. 16, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A preliminary report by experts into the collapse of a Mexico City elevated subway line that killed 26 people placed much of the blame Wednesday on poor welds in studs that joined steel support beams to a concrete layer supporting the track bed. The...

State trooper injured by passing truck, which left scene

Jun. 16, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

HOPKINTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts State Police trooper suffered arm and hand injuries Wednesday when he was struck by a tractor-trailer that didn't stop, an agency spokesperson said in a statement. The trooper was outside his cruiser on Interstate 495 north in...

Man fleeing traffic stop hits SUVs, barrier, dies in crash

Jun. 16, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

NAZARETH, Pa. (AP) — A driver fleeing a traffic stop in eastern Pennsylvania struck several other vehicles and a concrete barrier and was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. Northampton County coroner Zachary Lysek said 23-year-old Jimmy Nguyen was...

Online help, e-ticket systems among post-crash improvements

Jun. 16, 2021 12:21 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles is continuing to make improvements to electronic ticketing and accident reports nearly two years after seven motorcyclists died in a crash involving a truck driver whose license should have been suspended, authorities said. ...

Pregnant woman waits an hour for ambulance after crash

Jun. 16, 2021 12:21 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The fire department responded when a pregnant woman was in a car crash in Richmond over the weekend, but the woman says she waited more than an hour for an ambulance. WRIC-TV reports that Latanya Thornton was in a crash on Saturday at the...

Man killed in three-car crash on highway

Jun. 16, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A 48-year-old Saugus man was killed Tuesday in a three-car crash on Interstate 95 , Massachusetts State Police said. The crash happened at 3 p.m., roughly a mile from Exit 86 in Newburyport. State police said the man was heading north at a high...

Hit-and-run driver kills Florida woman in a mobility scooter

Jun. 16, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — A 64-year-old Florida woman in a mobility scooter was struck and killed while gathering mail at the edge of the road on Tuesday. The woman who struck her in the Wesley Chapel neighborhood then fled the scene, the Florida Highway Patrol said in...

Teenager dies when his dirt bike and another vehicle collide

Jun. 16, 2021 09:40 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina teenager was killed when his dirt bike and another vehicle collided on a road in the Upstate, authorities said. Brenden Chase Jaesen Turmon, 19, of Easley died in the Monday evening wreck on Augusta Road, The Greenville News...