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Guatemalan gets 3½ more years after crash killed Colts LB

Sep. 17, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Guatemalan man convicted of drunken driving in a crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver has been sentenced to an additional 42 months in prison for illegally re-entering the U.S. after being deported. Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday...

Berlin police: In 3 months of e-scooters, 74 accidents

Sep. 17, 2019 8:24 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say in the three months since popular electric scooters have been allowed in the German capital, they've seen 74 accidents, 65 cases of drunken driving and 233 traffic violations. Police said Tuesday spot checks of scooter drivers in the evening hours show they are "frequently...

20 dead as truck falls off cliff in southern Philippines

Sep. 17, 2019 7:13 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Twenty villagers were killed and 14 others were injured when the truck they were riding in lost control and fell off a cliff Tuesday in a remote mountain village in the southern Philippines, police and the Red Cross said. Provincial police chief Joel Limson said the truck was...

Beckham puts on show in MetLife return, Browns top Jets 23-3

Sep. 17, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. felt right at home again — in the end zone and on the highlight reels. With an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife Stadium, the Browns wide receiver helped lift Cleveland past the short-handed and banged-up...

Man pleads guilty in fatal crash that killed NYC couple

Sep. 16, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man accused of driving recklessly in a fatal crash that killed a couple on Memorial Day weekend has pleaded guilty. Dickie Winn, of Cohoes, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide in Saratoga County Court on Monday. Winn says he "engaged in reckless...

Sheriff: No charges against deputy in crash that killed boy

Sep. 16, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a southern Michigan sheriff's deputy who fatally struck an 11-year-old boy with his patrol vehicle will not be criminally charged. Calhoun County Sheriff Matt Saxton tells the Battle Creek Enquirer Monday that a prosecutor reviewed an investigation report and...

Browns' Smith honors late girlfriend, playing against Jets

Sep. 16, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Browns defensive end Chris Smith will be honoring his late girlfriend as he believes she would wish. One week after Petara Cordero was killed in front of him in a tragic accident, Smith said he will play Monday night when the Browns visit the Jets. "Because it is something, she...

Greece: Biker hurt after man's fatal fall from bridge

Sep. 16, 2019 2:46 PM EDT

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police say a motorcyclist is being treated with non-life-threatening injuries after a man who suffered a fatal fall off a highway flyover hit his passing motorcycle, causing him to lose balance and crash. The incident occurred late Monday at the eastern entry to the...

Man who let 12-year-old drive car that hit boy is imprisoned

Sep. 16, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa father whose 12-year-old son struck a 4-year-old boy while driving the man's car has been sent to prison. Black Hawk County District Court records say 34-year-old Jesse Azbill pleaded guilty Friday to child endangerment and aiding and abetting serious injury by auto. He was...

UAE says 6 troops killed in 'collision,' without elaborating

Sep. 14, 2019 1:35 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Six Emirati troops have been killed in a "collision," the United Arab Emirates said Friday, without elaborating or offering a location or time for the incident that comes after the federation of sheikhdoms began pulling out of a Saudi-led war in Yemen. Details about what...