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Jets report for camp with heavy hearts, Wilson unsigned

Jul. 27, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh and the New York Jets were focused on football again after spending the last several days mourning the loss of their friend, colleague and mentor. The death of assistant coach Greg Knapp last Thursday stunned the organization and...

Warming rivers in US West killing fish, imperiling industry

Jul. 27, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Baby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another. Fishermen who make their living off adult salmon, once they enter the Pacific Ocean, are sounding the alarm as blistering heat waves and...

Pickup truck runs over, kills man at Cheyenne Frontier Days

Jul. 27, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A pickup truck ran over and killed a man during Cheyenne Frontier Days. The accident happened Tuesday morning near a carnival area next to the rodeo grounds. The victim, whose identity wasn't released, was riding in the bed of a full-size pickup...

Man dies in crash during brief Indianapolis police pursuit

Jul. 27, 2021 15:35 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man being chased by Indianapolis officers was killed when he lost control of a vehicle and it crashed during the brief late-night pursuit, police said. Police received a report of a stolen vehicle about 11 p.m. Monday near Garfield Park on the...

Woman killed, 2 cops hurt in Chicago-area drive-thru clash

Jul. 27, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

DOLTON, Ill. (AP) — Two suburban Chicago police officers were seriously injured and a 19-year-old woman died after one of the officers shot her early Tuesday as she drove away from a restaurant following a disturbance and crashed into a nearby business, police said. ...

Police: Driver killed, passenger hurt in train, truck crash

Jul. 27, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE , N.C. (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck was killed and his passenger was seriously injured in a crash with a North Carolina light rail train when the truck drove around the crossing arms and into the train’s path on Monday night, police said. ...

Plane crashes near airport outside Tucson; 1 killed, 1 hurt

Jul. 27, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A small plane crashed Tuesday at an airport outside Tucson, killing one of two people aboard and critically injuring the second, authorities said. The single-engine, two-seat crashed near a runway at Ryan Airfield, the Tucson Airport Authority said...

At least 2 killed in German chemical blast; 31 injured

Jul. 27, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in Germany killed at least two people on Tuesday, with 31 others injured and several still missing hours later. Fire officials who tested the air said there did not appear to be a danger to nearby residents after...

Residents mourn drowned subway riders in central China

Jul. 27, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

ZHENGZHOU, China (AP) — Residents on Tuesday laid bouquet after bouquet, the neatly tied yellow and white flowers standing on end, outside an entrance to a subway station in central China where 14 people died last week after a record-breaking downpour flooded large swaths of Henan province....

6 hurt in Georgia boat crash recovering as inquiry continues

Jul. 27, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia officials continue to investigate whether criminal charges are merited in a boat crash that killed one man and injured six others. WMAZ-TV reports that all six people who were injured in the late-night collision have been...