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This photo shows a Toyota Prius at the scene of a deadly crash in the Temescal Valley, south of Corona, Calif., Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. A Southern California driver intentionally rammed the Prius with several teenage boys inside, killing a few and injuring a few others before fleeing, authorities said Monday. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP)

California police: Driver rammed into car, killing 3 teens

Jan. 20, 2020 6:26 PM EST

TEMESCAL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California driver intentionally rammed a Toyota Prius with six teenage boys inside, killing three and injuring three others before fleeing, authorities said Monday. The Prius went off the road and slammed into a tree at around 10:30 p.m. Sunday in Temescal Valley...

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Hawks forward Chandler Parsons (31) passes the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Detroit. Parsons' attorneys say the Hawks forward suffered “severe and permanent injuries

Attorneys say Hawks' Parsons has career-threatening injuries

Jan. 20, 2020 4:32 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Chandler Parsons' attorneys say the Atlanta Hawks forward suffered “severe and permanent injuries" in a car wreck last week that could jeopardize his career. Attorneys John Morgan and Nick Panagakis of the firm Morgan & Morgan say the injuries Parsons suffered in Wednesday's crash...

Police: 2 men found shot to death on Detroit's east side.

Jan. 20, 2020 3:31 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — An officer found one man shot to death inside a car and another on the ground nearby in Detroit early Monday, police said. According to police, an officer found the bodies after responding to a call that a car had hit a fence shortly after 2 a.m. on the city's east side. Police said it was...

Suburban police officer charged with DUI after fatal crash

Jan. 20, 2020 3:07 PM EST

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago police officer has been charged with driving under the influence after she was involved in a traffic crash in which another police officer riding with her was killed. Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka, 35, was driving on Interstate 55 early Sunday in Will County when...

Bus crash sends 13 to hospital in Providence

Jan. 20, 2020 3:01 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — More than a dozen people were transported to the hospital after a bus collided with a sport utility vehicle in downtown Providence Monday. The incident occured just after noon on South Main Street when a Rhode Island Public Transit Authority bus struck a Jeep SUV at an intersection....

Arrest made in wrong-way crash fatality in Rio Rancho

Jan. 20, 2020 1:51 PM EST

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A man charged in a fatal wrong-way auto crash three months ago in Rio Rancho has been arrested. Authorities say 55-year-old Dwight David Weir of Bosque Farms was arrested Sunday near Isleta. He’s charged with homicide by vehicle, possession of methamphetamine and other...

Longtime fire marshal killed in motor vehicle crash

Jan. 20, 2020 1:35 PM EST

The longtime fire marshal of Orange, Connecticut has been killed in a motor vehicle crash. Timothy Smith died after his vehicle stuck a tree Sunday afternoon as he was driving southbound on Litchfield Turnpike in Woodbridge, according to the Woodbridge Police Department. No other vehicles were involved in the...

Man suffers frostbite, hypothermia in cold-weather crash

Jan. 20, 2020 12:23 PM EST

DYER BROOK, Maine (AP) — A man who crashed his car on Interstate 95 suffered from hypothermia and frostbite, in addition to crash injuries, after having to seek help in bitter cold weather. Richard Matthews ran about a mile in subzero temperatures to get help after his car went off the interstate and into...

Victim found near Montana site of train collision with car

Jan. 20, 2020 12:22 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Rescue crews located the occupant of a vehicle that was hit by a train and caught fire in Montana, authorities said. The victim's condition was not immediately known following the accident around 10:30 p.m. Sunday in Frenchtown, KECI-TV reports. The initial investigation determined...

Driver killed when train hits truck on railroad tracks

Jan. 20, 2020 11:26 AM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An 87-year-old Florida man died after he drove onto the railroad tracks and was hit head-on by a freight train around 1:15 a.m. Monday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Billy Clark Davis turned onto the tracks and was driving south in Volusia County when the northbound train...