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5 killed, 3 injured in North Carolina highway crash

Jul. 3, 2020 9:18 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Five people were killed and at least three others seriously injured after a highway crash in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday evening. Emergency medical officials said the crash happened on Interstate 485 in north Charlotte, news outlets reported. Officials did not immediately...

The procession for fallen Tulsa Police Sgt. Craig Johnson has been involved in a collision in the westbound lanes of the Kilpatrick Turnpike, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Oklahoma City. Three troopers in the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Motorcycle Division were injured Thursday. (Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman via AP)

Oklahoma trooper struck SUV's bumper during procession

Jul. 3, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An accident that injured three Oklahoma troopers on motorcycles during a procession for a fatally shot Tulsa police officer started when one of the troopers struck the rear bumper of a SUV on the shoulder of the road, authorities said. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Trooper Rocky...

Family members help crash victims on way to Nebraska wedding

Jul. 3, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

HOLDREGE, Neb. (AP) — Two family members on their way to a recent wedding in central Nebraska stopped at a two-vehicle accident to help the victims before making it to the nuptials with minutes to spare. Jodi Damrow, the mother of the bride, said her rendering aid in a long gown wasn't anything special...

Mexican soldiers kill 12 gunmen in city on border with Texas

Jul. 3, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican soldiers patrolling in the border city of Nuevo Laredo came under fire from drug cartel gunmen Friday, then killed 12 of their attackers in a gunbattle, the military said. The Defense Department said three army patrol trucks were hit by gunfire, but no troops were hurt. The...

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2009, file photo, former hostages, from left, Tom Howes, Marc Gonsalves and Keith Stansell pose for a portrait in New York. The American defense contractors held for years by leftist rebels in Colombia moved closer to collecting on a $318 million judgment against their former captors after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal by a sanctioned Venezuelan businessman whose assets they were seeking to claim. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

US victims of FARC rebels win claim to Venezuelan's fortune

Jul. 3, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Three American defense contractors held for five years by leftist rebels in Colombia moved closer to collecting on a $318 million judgment against their former captors when a U.S. Supreme Court justice rebuffed an appeal by a sanctioned Venezuelan businessman whose assets they seek to claim. ...

2 Ohio officers hurt when vehicles collide during pursuit

Jul. 3, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — Two northwest Ohio officers were injured Thursday during a pursuit. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said an Oak Harbor police officer and an Ottawa County deputy sheriff were chasing a black Dodge Challenger on State Route 19 north of Oak Harbor at about 9 p.m. when the collision...

2nd South Dakotan dies from crash in Potter County

Jul. 3, 2020 4:01 PM EDT

GETTYSBURG, S.D. (AP) — A second person has died as a result of a two-vehicle crash in Potter County near Gettysburg in north-central South Dakota last month. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said Thursday that Mariah LeBeau, 24, of Aberdeen, died at a Sioux Falls hospital June 27. She was...

Truck driver's camera captures pilot's safe landing on road

Jul. 3, 2020 3:44 PM EDT

LAROSE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana pilot experiencing engine trouble made a safe emergency landing on a highway. WWL-TV reported that longtime pilot Howie Guidry was about an hour into his flight and 2,000 feet in the air when his plane experienced engine trouble on a Thursday morning flight. He knew he...

4 dead in small plane crash in Utah mountains

Jul. 3, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Four people died when a small plane crashed Friday in a rugged area in the Utah mountains, authorities said. The crash occurred in the Box Elder Peak area in American Fork Canyon southeast of Salt Lake City, said Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Cannon. Authorities don't know yet...

People carry a girl, who was injured in bus and train accident, after receiving initial treatment at a hospital in Sheikhupura near Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, July 3, 2020. A passenger train crashed into a bus carrying Sikh pilgrims at an unmanned railway crossing in eastern Pakistan, police and rescue officials said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

Train hits bus carrying Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan: 22 dead

Jul. 3, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A passenger train crashed into a bus carrying Sikh pilgrims at an unmanned railway crossing in eastern Pakistan on Friday, killing 22 people, including seven women, officials said. At least six pilgrims were injured. The accident happened in the district of Sheikhupura in Punjab...