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3 people dead after wrong-way crash involving 2 vehicles east of Phoenix; drivers survive

May. 26, 2024 14:47 PM EDT

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — Three people died in a wrong-way crash involving two vehicles east of Phoenix early Sunday, authorities said. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said the head-on crash occurred around 4:30 a.m. Sunday on State Route 87 near Fountain Hills. ...

Cars catch fire in Boston's Ted Williams Tunnel, snarling Memorial Day weekend traffic

May. 24, 2024 19:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The busy Memorial Day weekend got off to a rough start for Boston drivers when three cars caught fire on Friday inside the Ted Williams Tunnel, a main artery that in part carries traffic to Logan International Airport. Three cars caught fire shortly after 4 p.m. after...

8 injured in airboat crash in central Florida, deputies say

May. 24, 2024 14:04 PM EDT

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Eight people were injured Friday morning when an airboat hit a sandbar in central Florida, officials said. The crash occurred in a canal near Partin Triangle Park in Kissimmee, according to Osceola County Fire Rescue. The boat had 11 occupants, and eight were...

6 killed in Idaho crash were agricultural workers from Mexico, officials say

May. 23, 2024 23:10 PM EDT

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho. (AP) — Six people killed when a pickup crashed into a passenger van in Idaho on Saturday were agricultural workers from Mexico, officials said. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico said in a news release that the van passengers were all agricultural...

Families of Marines killed in 2022 Osprey crash sue aircraft manufacturers Boeing, Bell, Rolls Royce

May. 23, 2024 19:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Families of four of the five Marines killed when their Osprey crashed in California in June of 2022 filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging that the aircraft's manufacturers failed to address known mechanical failures that led to the deaths. The Marines were...

Trooper was driving around 80 mph on Vermont interstate before crashing into fire truck, report says

May. 23, 2024 16:19 PM EDT

ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — A veteran Vermont State Police trooper was traveling between 79 mph and 86 mph (127.14 kph and 138.40 kph) before his cruiser crashed into an unoccupied fire truck at the scene of another crash on Interstate 89 in March, according to the crash report. Vermont...

Iran's late President Ebrahim Raisi is interred at holiest Shiite shrine in nation, days after fatal helicopter crash

May. 23, 2024 11:52 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's late President Ebrahim Raisi is interred at holiest Shiite shrine in nation, days after fatal helicopter crash.

Egyptians held nearly a year over deadly shipwreck are released from Greek jail after case dismissed

May. 22, 2024 21:02 PM EDT

NAFPLIO, Greece (AP) — A group of Egyptians jailed for nearly a year pending trial for a deadly shipwreck were released from jail Wednesday, a day after a Greek court threw out the case against them on grounds that it had no jurisdiction to try it. Nine Egyptians had been charged...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

May. 22, 2024 07:16 AM EDT

Cullman Times. May 16, 2024. Editorial: Watch out for motorcycles As the weather turns warmer day by day, we are beginning to see more and more motorcycles on our roads. Motorcycles come in all sorts. They can be two wheelers, three-wheelers and some...

From London to Los Angeles, many Iranians overseas cheer, and fear, after president's death

May. 22, 2024 03:12 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Among Iranian communities from London to Los Angeles, few tears are being shed over the death of President Ebrahim Raisi, killed in a weekend helicopter crash. But there are not always loud cheers, either. While some hope the demise of a powerful figure...