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Patrol says weather a factor in fatal central Kansas crash

Oct. 27, 2020 8:51 AM EDT

NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — Snowy, icy weather conditions were a factor in a crash near Newton that killed a Goddard man, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The crash happened Monday night at U.S. Highway 50 and Emma Creek Road, west of Newton in Harvey County, television station KAKE reported. Investigators...

Man accused of assaulting woman, kidnapping her and child

Oct. 27, 2020 8:44 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man accused of assaulting his girlfriend and kidnapping her and their 1-year-old child is facing a long list of criminal charges, according to police. The 23-year-old man is facing charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless driving, aggravated alluding,...

Vermont State Police: Woman dies after being hit by car

Oct. 27, 2020 8:41 AM EDT

WAITSFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A pedestrian died after being hit by a car in Waitsfield on Monday, the Vermont State Police said. Police say Mariah McGill, 43, was hit by a car at about 11:40 a.m. Monday when she was crossing Main Street at a crosswalk. Police say the car that hit McGill was driven by an...

Driver hits pedestrian after fleeing state patrol

Oct. 27, 2020 8:30 AM EDT

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — A 74-year-old man is in critical condition after a vehicle struck him following a police chase on Interstate 5 near SeaTac. KCPQ reports Trooper Rick Johnson with Washington State Patrol says initially a 32-year-old driver was pulled over by a motorcycle officer on Monday afternoon...

Α damaged navy minesweeper is being towed near the port of Piraeus on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020.  Greece's coast guard says a Greek navy minesweeper and a Portuguese-flagged cargo ship have collided outside the country's main port of Piraeus, leaving two navy crew slightly injured and prompting the evacuation of the military vessel. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Greek navy minesweeper damaged after cargo ship collision

Oct. 27, 2020 8:09 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek navy minesweeper and a Portuguese-flagged cargo ship collided Tuesday outside the country’s main port of Piraeus, leaving two navy crew slightly injured and prompting the evacuation of the severely damaged military vessel. It was not immediately clear why the navy ship...

1 killed when small plane crashes in Lubbock neighborhood

Oct. 26, 2020 8:36 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The lone occupant of a small plane was killed Monday when the aircraft crashed into a back alley in a Lubbock neighborhood and burst into flames, officials said. The single-engine Cessna Centurion out of Belen, New Mexico, crashed about 4 p.m. Monday while heading toward the Lubbock...

Small plane crashes in Yavapai County; 2 people aboard dead

Oct. 26, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

CORDES LAKES, Ariz. (AP) — Two bodies were found in the wreckage of a small plane in a remote area in Yavapai County, authorities said Monday County Sheriff’s officials said an Arizona Department of Public Safety helicopter located a downed non-commercial aircraft about 5 ½ miles east southeast...

Police: Pedestrian killed in Springfield train crash

Oct. 26, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A pedestrian has been killed by a train in Springfield, police said. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a train crash involving a pedestrian just before 1 p.m. Monday, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. Deputies responded with...

Off-duty officer rescues driver from burning car in Virginia

Oct. 26, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — A police officer in northern Virginia has saved the life of an unconscious driver after pulling him from a burning car. Manassas Park Police say Lt. Dustin Walker was off duty Saturday shortly after 10 p.m. when he saw a Toyota driving the wrong way on Lomond Drive. The Toyota struck a...

2 killed, 4 charged in shooting at racetrack parking lot

Oct. 26, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Three men and a 16-year-old boy have been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two men killed in the Meadowlands Racetrack parking lot, state police said. The shooting occurred just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday. A trooper who happened to be patrolling nearby heard the...