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Patrol: 2 14-year-olds killed, other injured in Kansas crash

Dec. 06, 2021 09:56 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Two 14-year-olds died and three other teens were injured in a crash in Manhattan over the weekend, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported. The crash happened Sunday afternoon, when a sport utility vehicle heading east on Kansas Highway 18 crashed...

Bus crashes into pole after passenger grabs steering wheel

Dec. 06, 2021 09:54 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Police say a Greyhound bus crashed into a light pole as it was trying to exit Interstate 40 late Sunday night after a passenger grabbed the steering wheel during a dispute with another passenger. The driver was critically injured and at least four...

Rhode Island man dies in wrong-way crash in Massachusetts

Dec. 06, 2021 09:16 AM EST

UXBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Rhode Island man died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway over the weekend, police said. Massachusetts State Police troopers responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash on Route 146 in Uxbridge at about 9:40 p.m. Saturday,...

New Hampshire police: 2 girls die in Interstate 93 crash

Dec. 06, 2021 08:20 AM EST

LITTLETON, N.H. (AP) — Two juvenile girls died in a crash on Interstate 93 in the town of Littleton, New Hampshire State Police said. The crash was reported at about 6:40 p.m. Sunday. A 36-year-old man from Milton, Vermont, was traveling north when he lost control of...

Pakistan army helicopter crashes in Kashmir; 2 pilots killed

Dec. 06, 2021 06:39 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani army helicopter crashed on Monday in bad weather in the Pakistan-administered section of disputed Kashmir, killing the two pilots on board, the military said. A statement from the military said the helicopter went down on the Siachen...

6-year-old girl dies after being struck by a truck in Tucson

Dec. 06, 2021 00:08 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A young girl died after being struck by a pickup truck in Tucson, according to authorities. Police said officers were called to the scene Saturday afternoon about a vehicle colliding with a pedestrian. They arrived to find...

3 feared dead as Myanmar army truck runs down protesters

Dec. 05, 2021 23:38 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — An army vehicle plowed into a peaceful march by anti-government protesters in military-ruled Myanmar’s biggest city, reportedly killing at least three people, witnesses and a protest organizer said. Sunday’s march was one of at least three held in...

Pilot found dead at site of small plane crash in Arkansas

Dec. 05, 2021 16:12 PM EST

GLENWOOD, Ark. (AP) — The pilot was found dead when searchers in Arkansas discovered the wreckage of a single-engine plane that had gone missing, officials said Sunday. Arkansas State Police said pilot Vernon Hampton of Clarksville was the lone occupant of the plane. ...

Woman dies, husband critically hurt in Wichita stabbing

Dec. 05, 2021 15:00 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An elderly woman died and her husband was critically hurt after they were stabbed Saturday in Wichita shortly after a truck was stolen and crashed into a nearby church. Wichita Police said 36-year-old Goldy Metcalf, who was out of jail on parole,...

Union Pacific train derails in central Idaho

Dec. 05, 2021 14:15 PM EST

A Union Pacific train derailed early Sunday morning in central Idaho. The train derailed about 1:30 a.m. on the western edge of Hammett in Elmore County. Approximately 28 cars derailed but there were no injuries, said railway spokesperson Robynn Tysver. ...