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Coast Guard, Navy boats collide in Alaska; 9 injured

Dec. 5, 2019 11:31 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard vessel collided with a U.S. Navy boat, injuring nine people, including one critically, off Alaska's Kodiak Island. The accident occurred Wednesday evening in Women's Bay near Kodiak's Coast Guard base, said Lt. Comm. Scott McCann, a Coast Guard Alaska District...

'Devastated': 3 crew killed in Black Hawk crash in Minnesota

Dec. 5, 2019 11:18 PM EST

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Three soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard were killed Thursday when the Black Hawk helicopter they were riding in for a routine maintenance test flight crashed in a farm field in central Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz confirmed. The identities of the soldiers were not immediately...

Minnesota governor says all 3 crew members killed in Black Hawk helicopter crash

Dec. 5, 2019 8:38 PM EST
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota governor says all 3 crew members killed in Black Hawk helicopter crash.

Police seek mom accused of crashing car into son's barber

Dec. 5, 2019 7:30 PM EST

ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area barber is recovering Thursday after he says a customer rammed into him with her car, smashing him into a glass storefront and breaking his leg because of a small nick on her son's neck during a haircut. Brian Martin, 63, was at a hospital following surgery...

Minnesota National Guard official says Black Hawk Helicopter carrying three crew members has crashed

Dec. 5, 2019 5:49 PM EST
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota National Guard official says Black Hawk Helicopter carrying three crew members has crashed.

Reno woman, 31, charged in fatal DUI crash from September

Dec. 5, 2019 5:46 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police have arrested a 31-year-old woman accused of being under the influence of drugs when she has was involved in a three-vehicle crash that killed an 85-year-old woman in September. Juliana Fitzgerald of Reno faces multiple charges, including DUI causing death, drug trafficking...

Boeing tries to reassure airline industry leaders about Max

Dec. 5, 2019 5:02 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Boeing is reassuring airline industry leaders about the safety of the grounded 737 Max as it continues working to get the plane back in service. The aircraft maker invited about 30 union officials, safety experts and others to the Seattle area for two days of meetings with Boeing executives...

Driver in double fatal crash charged with vehicular homicide

Dec. 5, 2019 4:56 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A 23-year-old woman was charged Wednesday in connection with a fatal crash in which prosecutors say while high on methamphetamine she lost control of her speeding car in Seattle and hit a family. The Seattle Times reports Radalyn King faces charges of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault,...

Seattle transit agency removes safety officer after crash

Dec. 5, 2019 4:51 PM EST

SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) — Seattle's transit agency has removed its top safety officer as a result of a fatal 2017 train derailment. The Seattle Times reported the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority removed Salah Al-Tamimi as its chief executive safety and quality officer. The agency better known...

Indianapolis car-bus crash injured 2 students, 2 others

Dec. 5, 2019 4:02 PM EST

Four people including two students were injured when a speeding drunken driver struck a school bus on Interstate 70 in Indianapolis, Indiana State Police said. Sarah Nuckols, 36, of Indianapolis was speeding on the interstate on the city's east side when she lost control of her car and spun into the side of a...