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Missouri man charged with eighth DWI

Apr. 25, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

SRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield man whose blood-alcohol level measured three times the legal limit after he hit a parked car has been charged an eighth time with driving while intoxicated. The Springfield News-Leader reports that a warrant was requested Tuesday for 56-year-old Steven Marrs, who was...

The Latest: Victim describes California crash 'like a movie'

Apr. 25, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on eight people injured in Northern California after a car plows into them (all times local): 9:35 a.m. One of the people injured when a former U.S. Army sharpshooter drove into a group of eight pedestrians said the crash was "like a movie." KTVU-TV reports 15-year-old...

Ammonia leak sends 37 to hospitals in Chicago suburb

Apr. 25, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — Plumes of a toxic gas that leaked in a northern Chicago suburb Thursday morning sent at least 37 people to hospitals and prompted an order for residents to stay locked inside their homes with windows shut tight, officials said. Three law enforcement officers who responded to the...

The Latest: 37 people hospitalized after Chicago-area leak

Apr. 25, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a chemical leak in a north suburban Chicago community (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Authorities say 37 people have been hospitalized due to an ammonia leak in a Chicago suburb. Lake County Sheriff's spokesman Christopher Covelli says three law enforcement officers are...

Small plane crash lands on top of Idaho tree, pilot rescued

Apr. 25, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

MCCALL, Idaho (AP) — Officials say a small plane crash landed on top of a tree in Idaho and a firefighter with tree removal experience climbed up the tree to rescue the pilot. The fire department in the resort town of McCall said pilot John Gregory was not hurt in the Monday night crash. McCall Fire Capt....

Veteran held on attempted murder counts after car hits crowd

Apr. 25, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — A former U.S. Army sharpshooter with a history of PTSD plowed his car at high speed into a group of pedestrians in a quiet Silicon Valley suburb, injuring eight people including three children, and then told authorities that he intentionally hit them but has not said why. Police in...

US says to avoid Sri Lanka places of worship, fearing attack

Apr. 25, 2019 11:10 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka warned Thursday that places of worship could be targeted for militant attacks over the coming weekend, as police searched for more suspects in the Islamic State-claimed Easter suicide bombings that killed over 350 people. The stark warning came as Sri...

Kentucky police: Crashed plane may have been stolen; 2 dead

Apr. 25, 2019 10:51 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say they've identified two North Carolina men who died in a small plane crash in Kentucky and neither are certified pilots. Police said in a statement Thursday that the plane they were flying is believed to have been either stolen or used without permission from...

Sheriff's spokesman says 31 people hospitalized following anhydrous ammonia leak in north Chicago suburb

Apr. 25, 2019 10:28 AM EDT
BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — Sheriff's spokesman says 31 people hospitalized following anhydrous ammonia leak in north Chicago suburb.

Public's help sought finding man who killed utility worker

Apr. 25, 2019 8:19 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are asking the public for help identifying the person who killed a utility worker over a cigarette last year at a Kansas City job site. KMBC-TV reports that the reward has grown to $12,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of 23-year-old Johnathon...