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Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

Aug. 14, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 15 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte called it "an immense tragedy...

Tests: Georgia remains match Michigan teen last seen in 1979

Aug. 14, 2018 6:11 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tests confirmed the remains of an unknown person buried in Georgia are those of a 15-year-old boy who ran away from his southeastern Michigan home in 1979, authorities said. Michigan State Police said a forensic analyst from University of North Texas' Center for Human Identification on...

Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22

Aug. 14, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A bus apparently lost its brakes, then hit another vehicle at high speed and rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 while smashing into several houses along a highway near Ecuador's capital early Tuesday, officials said. The Colombian-registered bus was...

The Latest: UK police say properties raided after car crash

Aug. 14, 2018 4:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a crash outside the House of Parliament in London (all times local): 6:00 p.m. British counter-terrorism police are carrying out three searches in central England as part of an investigation after a car slammed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London. Police say...

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

Aug. 14, 2018 2:56 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city's government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism. With the driver in custody, counterterror detectives were working...

No charges in 2 German cyclists' deaths on historic Route 66

Aug. 14, 2018 11:55 AM EDT

GALENA, Kan. (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed against the driver who struck and killed two German cyclists in Kansas while they rode on the historic Route 66 during a cross-country trip. The Joplin Globe reports that Cherokee County Attorney Jacob Conard wrote in a letter released Monday that...

Ecuador says 23 people killed, 14 injured in bus crash near capital

Aug. 14, 2018 8:48 AM EDT
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador says 23 people killed, 14 injured in bus crash near capital.

8 people killed in eastern Oregon vehicle crash

Aug. 14, 2018 12:22 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say eight people were killed in a crash involving two vehicles in the high desert of eastern Oregon. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the head-on collision happened after 10 a.m. Monday on Oregon Route 78 southeast of the small town of Burns. Oregon State Police Capt....

2 die after road rage fight in Northern California

Aug. 13, 2018 8:36 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two men were killed after a road rage incident on Interstate 5 in Sacramento turned violent, the California Highway Patrol reported Monday. The incident may have begun as a vehicle collision around 3:45 a.m. Sunday. The drivers went north for about a mile, then exited their cars and...

The Latest: 2 killed after road-rage fight are identified

Aug. 13, 2018 6:11 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a road rage incident in California that left two men dead (all times local): 3:00 p.m. Authorities say the two men who were killed early Sunday morning following a deadly road rage fight have been identified. The Sacramento Bee reports Monday that 37-year-old Jose...