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Girl hit by vehicle in July 4 parade in Utah, badly injured

Jul. 04, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

KAYSVILLE, Utah (AP) — An 8-year-old suffered critical injuries when she was struck by a vehicle while participating in a July 4 parade in Kaysville, north of Salt Lake City, police said Monday. The girl was in the parade as part of a cheerleading program and was hit by a vehicle...

I-95 shooting leaves man injured, car riddled with bullets

Jul. 04, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a shooting on Interstate 95 that left a man hospitalized and his car riddled with bullets. State police said they were notified just after 2:40 a.m. Monday about a single-vehicle crash...

Iowa driver dies after crashing through home's front window

Jul. 04, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man is dead after the car he was driving crash through the front window of a local home Saturday morning. The Iowa State Patrol responded to the crash east of Webster City, according to KCCI in Des Moines. The patrol said 32-year-old...

Flight cancellations ease slightly as July 4 weekend ends

Jul. 04, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Travelers flying home from July Fourth getaways faced flight delays Monday, but airlines were canceling fewer flights than in the days leading up to the holiday weekend. Airlines had canceled more than 2,200 U.S. flights, and another 23,000 were delayed, since holiday...

Portugal enacts contingency plan to tackle airport delays

Jul. 04, 2022 12:51 PM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese authorities on Monday set in motion a summer contingency plan at the country’s airports, promising unprecedented staffing levels at passport control amid chaotic scenes in Lisbon and other airports across Europe. The contingency plan incudes an...

Searchers rescue 4th person from China ship, 12 bodies found

Jul. 04, 2022 10:09 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Rescue teams searching for missing crew members from a Chinese engineering ship that sank over the weekend saved a fourth person on Monday and recovered 12 bodies, Chinese maritime authorities said. Officials said the crew member rescued by a Chinese navy ship on...

Bus falls into deep gorge in northern India, killing 16

Jul. 04, 2022 03:44 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A passenger bus slid off a mountain road and fell into a deep gorge in northern India on Monday, killing 16 people, including schoolchildren, a government official said. Rescue workers pulled out the badly injured from the wreckage of the vehicle and sent them to a...

State media say a man has been rescued two days after ship sank south of Hong Kong, rescue chance 'slim' for 26 others

Jul. 04, 2022 00:01 AM EDT
HONG KONG (AP) — State media say a man has been rescued two days after ship sank south of Hong Kong, rescue chance 'slim' for 26 others.

Another vessel joins Delaware's artificial reef system

Jul. 03, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A boat formerly used as a floating casino was recently sunk to the ocean floor off the coast of Delaware to become part of the state's artificial reef program. A Norfolk, Virginia-based marine contractor handled the sinking of the 180-foot-long Texas Star, the...

Small plane crashes near Boulder City airport; pilot killed

Jul. 03, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — A pilot has died after a small plane crashed Sunday morning in Boulder City, according to authorities. A spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration says the single-engine Extra EA-300 crashed about three miles southwest of Boulder City Municipal...