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Man, woman killed in six-vehicle crash in Richmond

Nov. 27, 2020 5:02 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Richmond are investigating a crash in which a man and a woman were killed on Thanksgiving night. Richmond police said a pickup truck was headed west on Brookland Park Boulevard when the driver ran a red light and went into the intersection with Chamberlayne Avenue, the...

This still image provided by WKBW.COM shows firefighters trying to open a minivan door after it crashed into a monument in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020.  Police on Friday were investigating what led a speeding minivan to crash into a monument in front of Buffalo City Hall, killing a passenger and seriously injuring the driver on Thanksgiving.  (WKBW.COM via AP)

Deadly crash into Buffalo monument under investigation

Nov. 27, 2020 4:16 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y., (AP) — Police on Friday were investigating what led a speeding minivan to crash into a monument in front of Buffalo City Hall, killing a passenger and seriously injuring the driver on Thanksgiving. Police identified the woman who died as 34-year-old Angel Marie Cobb of Buffalo. The...

1 dead, 1 hurt in New Bedford shooting; suspect in custody

Nov. 27, 2020 4:06 PM EST

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — One person died and another was injured in double shooting in New Bedford on Friday, authorities said. Police also arrested an 18-year-old man who opened fire on officers before he was apprehended, according to a statement from the office of Bristol District Attorney Thomas Quinn...

Connecticut troopers charge 9 with DUI, report 153 crashes

Nov. 27, 2020 2:46 PM EST

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut troopers have arrested nine people for driving under the influence and responded to 153 accidents so far over the Thanksgiving holiday, officials said Friday. State police are focusing on impaired, aggressive and unsafe drivers during increased enforcement that began...

Police investigating crash that killed Missouri man

Nov. 27, 2020 2:16 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating the circumstances of a motor vehicle crash that killed a Missouri man. Officers responded at 11:45 p.m. Thursday to an accident in Springfield, Missouri, police said in a news release. The driver of a Honda Accord was making a left turn when it was struck...

Police identify suspect in fatal hit-and-run, puppy missing

Nov. 27, 2020 1:26 PM EST

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have identified a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run that killed a volunteer sports coach out walking the family puppy, authorities said Friday. Vernon police did not immediately disclose the suspect's name and no arrests were announced in connection with the death of...

Police: Man trapped beneath car that crashed into his home

Nov. 27, 2020 12:45 PM EST

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — A man has been hurt after being trapped beneath a car that slammed into his western Michigan home. Police in Wyoming, outside Grand Rapids, said the vehicle ran a stop sign about 1:30 a.m. Friday, crossed over the man’s yard and struck the front of his house. The homeowner was...

Police looking for vehicle which fled fatal hit-and-run

Nov. 27, 2020 12:20 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are looking for the vehicle that hit a man and fled the scene in Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines emergency responders found the pedestrian with critical injuries when they arrived at the scene at about 9:12 p.m. Thursday. He was transported to a local hospital where he...

Wrong-way crash on New Jersey Turnpike leaves 6 injured

Nov. 27, 2020 12:06 PM EST

WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who was driving the wrong way on the New Jersey Turnpike collided head-on with a minivan on Thanksgiving night, leaving three adults and three young children injured. The crash occurred around 9:45 p.m. Thursday near Exit 2 on the highway in Woolwich...

Victim of Cape Cod crash identified as Stoughton woman

Nov. 27, 2020 11:57 AM EST

BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — The victim of a fatal crash on Cape Cod on Thanksgiving Day has been identified by state police as a Stoughton woman. Cassandra Williams, 23, died after her car veered off Route 25 eastbound in Bourne at about 3:15 p.m. Thursday, state police said in a statement Friday. Williams, the...