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Ex-mayor who quit after criticizing Trump dies in crash

Apr. 19, 2020 12:47 AM EDT

AUBURN, Calif. (AP) — The former mayor of a Northern California city who stepped down after he harshly criticized President Donald Trump and his supporters died Saturday in a plane crash, the Sacramento Bee reported. Dr. Bill Kirby, who was the mayor of Auburn, died in the crash Saturday morning near the...

1 dead, 1 injured in small plane crash in California

Apr. 18, 2020 5:27 PM EDT

AUBURN, Calif. (AP) — A small plane crashed shortly after taking off from a Northern California airport on Saturday, killing the pilot and injuring a passenger, authorities said. The single-engine aircraft was engulfed in fire after crashing into a field near Auburn Municipal Airport shortly before 11...