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NTSB to investigate Tesla crash in Florida that left 2 dead

Sep. 17, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Federal officials said Friday they will investigate a fiery Tesla crash that left two people dead in South Florida. Three investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are traveling next week to Coral Gables, where a Tesla Model 3...

Unsupervised Rikers inmate crashes prison bus into wall

Sep. 17, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An inmate at New York City’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex hopped behind the wheel of a prison bus Thursday night and crashed it into a wall while guards weren’t looking, officials said. Two inmates were evaluated for minor injuries. One guard...

2-year-old killed in apparent accidental shooting in Kansas

Sep. 17, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 2-year-old was killed Friday in what police say appears to be an accidental shooting in Lawrence, Kansas. Police responding to a shooting found the toddler critically injured, the Lawrence Journal-World reported. The child was later pronounced...

Missouri man sentenced in fatal accident during police chase

Sep. 17, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri man, has been sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison for causing a fatal crash while he was fleeing from law enforcement officers in Kansas. Anthony Jay Dorsey, 31, was sentenced for second-degree murder in the death of...

Two arrests in fatal bicycle crash south of Reno in June

Sep. 17, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The driver and a passenger in a car that struck and killed a bicyclist on U.S. Highway 395-A south of Reno in June have been arrested after investigators say the female passenger lied to state troopers about who was driving at the time of the crash. ...

Police investigate after woman found dead in Lake Champlain

Sep. 17, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, Vt. (AP) — The body of an elderly woman who apparently fell off a sailboat and drowned was found Friday in Lake Champlain off Cedar Island near Charlotte, state police say. Police say there is no indication the death is suspicious. At...

Woman dies when car falls from California parking structure

Sep. 17, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A woman died after she drove her car through a wall on the fourth story of a Southern California parking structure and it fell to the ground, authorities said Friday. The Orange County Register reports the car landed on the ground upside down and...

Authorities: 7-year-old girl accidentally shot by own father

Sep. 17, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

A 7-year-old girl grazed by a bullet on a Boston street in broad daylight was shot accidentally by her own father, prosecutors said in court Friday. The man accidentally fired a gun that he had in his sweatshirt pocket, prosecutors said at his arraignment. He does not...

Grandad defends taking boy from cable car crash to Israel

Sep. 17, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The grandfather of a 6-year-old boy who survived a cable car crash in Italy that killed his immediate family and is now the target of a bitter custody battle on Friday defended his decision to spirit the child off to Israel. Eitan Biran's parents and...

Driver dies after head-on collision in Sheldon, Vermont

Sep. 17, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

SHELDON, Vt. (AP) — A 71-year-old man died of injuries suffered in a head-on collision in the town of Sheldon, state police said. Troopers were called Vermont Route 105 in Sheldon just before 2 p.m. Thursday after receiving the report of the crash. ...