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Troopers: 2 women ejected from SUV, killed in I-4 crash

Dec. 07, 2021 07:59 AM EST

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Two woman were killed when another driver crashed into the sports utility vehicle they were riding in on Interstate 4, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The women, ages 54 and 59, were both ejected from the SUV as it overturned on Monday night in Osceola...

Woman killed in crash after suspected mail thieves fled

Dec. 06, 2021 23:08 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities believe that a 64-year-old woman was killed in central California after an SUV carrying suspected mail thieves fleeing the crime crashed into her sedan on Monday. The woman was driving through an intersection in Fresno, about 185 miles (298...

Marine killed in California crash as he helped motorists

Dec. 06, 2021 22:37 PM EST

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. Marine was killed early Monday morning in Southern California when he was struck by a box truck as he was aiding motorists on the side of the highway, authorities said. The Marine had been helping a couple in an SUV who had been in a crash on...

Passenger grabs steering wheel, causes New Mexico bus crash

Dec. 06, 2021 18:40 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A passenger is facing charges after grabbing the steering wheel of a Greyhound bus during a dispute with his brother and causing the bus to crash into a light pole in Albuquerque, police said Monday. They said the bus driver and two passengers were hospitalized...

Colorado man gets 3 years for killing pro bicyclist in crash

Dec. 06, 2021 17:27 PM EST

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A man who caused a crash that killed a professional cyclist in southwest Colorado has been sentenced to three years in prison. Cordell Schneider was convicted in July of vehicular homicide and was sentenced Friday for the March 4, 2020, crash near Marvel that...

Four victims in California plane crash were family members

Dec. 06, 2021 17:18 PM EST

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Four people killed in the weekend crash of a small plane in central California have been identified as members of the same family, authorities said Monday. The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza crashed in heavy fog Saturday evening shortly after takeoff from...

Prosecutors drop death penalty in Indiana officer's killing

Dec. 06, 2021 16:18 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors are no longer seeking the death penalty for the man charged in the fatal shooting of a police officer who had come to his aid after the man's car overturned in a crash in Indianapolis four years ago. Marion Superior Judge Mark Stoner last week...

Plane crash in Medford, Oregon, kills at least 2

Dec. 06, 2021 15:22 PM EST

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a plane crashed into an auto dealership in Medford, Oregon, killing at least two people. KTVL reports the crash at the the Airport Chevrolet happened Sunday night. “Upon arrival, we had at least 20 vehicles...

Vehicles pile up on icy section of I-95 in Maine

Dec. 06, 2021 13:20 PM EST

More than a half-dozen vehicles crashed on an icy section of I-95 Monday morning, forcing closure of part of the southbound lanes for several hours. Several people were hurt, but it appeared that there were no life-threatening injuries, said Shannon Moss, Maine State Police...

Drone crashes on runway at Holloman Air Force Base

Dec. 06, 2021 12:55 PM EST

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says an unmanned aircraft has crashed on a runway during takeoff from Holloman Air Force Base in southern New Mexico. Officials with the 49th Wing say no injuries were reported in the Monday morning crash of an MQ-9 Reaper....