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2 Fort Bliss soldiers killed, 7 hurt after training crash

Jan. 23, 2019 6:08 PM EST

OTERO COUNTY, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say two soldiers from an Army base in Texas have died and seven other military members remain hospitalized after two military training vehicles crashed in southern New Mexico. El Paso TV station KTSM reports the soldiers were part of the 1st Armored Division at Fort...

Hundreds of schools close, flights delayed amid Midwest snow

Jan. 23, 2019 2:11 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of schools are closed across the Midwest and Detroit's main airport is seeing hours-long delays as a major snowstorm crawls across the region. The National Weather Service issued weather advisories and warnings across several northern U.S. states on Wednesday, from the Dakotas to...

Police: Florida man arrested after threat to blow up bus

Jan. 23, 2019 1:54 PM EST

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who they say claimed to have a bomb on a transit bus in central Florida. The two-hour standoff Wednesday morning caused the evacuation of a high school and nearby businesses in Ormond Beach. Ormond Beach police spokesman Keith Walker tells news...

UK man who killed date in boat crash arrested in Georgia

Jan. 23, 2019 12:56 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British man who went on the run after killing a woman in a speedboat crash on their first date has turned himself in at a police station in the country of Georgia, U.K. and Georgian officials said Wednesday. Jack Shepherd vanished while on bail over the manslaughter of 24-year-old Charlotte...

Edmunds: 4 lessons from a 7,100-mile, 48-state test drive

Jan. 23, 2019 9:28 AM EST

You don't complete a 7,100-mile, 48-state road trip without learning a few things, especially if you go in the grips of winter. A group of Edmunds editors made such a journey in December, in just seven days. Along the way, they encountered amazing vistas, dark and lonely roads, and plenty of rain, subfreezing...

3 adults die in Polish car crash involving bus with children

Jan. 23, 2019 9:04 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Three adults have been killed and 11 children suffered bruises in a crash in northeastern Poland involving passenger cars, a van and a bus carrying children, officials said Wednesday. The spokeswoman for police in the city of Olsztyn, Izabela Kolpakowska, said Wednesday that the...

Trooper wipes away tears after woman dies in icy crash

Jan. 23, 2019 6:30 AM EST

GOODLAND, Kan. (AP) — A state trooper wiped away tears after a woman died in a crash on an icy stretch of Interstate 70 in Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 19-year-old Ashlen Leigh Lemon died Tuesday when she lost control of her car because of icy road conditions, hit the median and struck a...

Fox News host, family survive car crash in Montana

Jan. 22, 2019 10:24 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Fox News host Bret Baier and his family survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana after the television anchor's SUV slid on an icy road, collided with a pickup truck and turned over in a ditch, authorities said Tuesday. Baier, the executive editor of Fox News Channel's "Special...

The Latest: Interstate 70 in Colorado reopens after storm

Jan. 22, 2019 7:35 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a snowstorm in the Rockies (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Transportation officials have reopened a 185-mile (298-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 70 between Denver and the Kansas border that was closed because of ice and blowing snow. Amy Ford, a spokeswoman for the Colorado...

The Latest: Fox News host thanks audience for prayers

Jan. 22, 2019 6:16 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a Fox News host's vehicle accident (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Fox News host Bret Baier is thanking his audience for their thoughts and prayers and says it's very good to be back after being in a vehicle crash in Montana. The anchor and executive editor of Fox News...