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Switzerland's Marcel Hug breaks his own course record in the men's wheelchair race at Boston Marathon despite crash

Apr. 15, 2024 10:24 AM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Switzerland's Marcel Hug breaks his own course record in the men's wheelchair race at Boston Marathon despite crash.

Chase Elliott drives backward after Texas win that could get him going in the right direction again

Apr. 15, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Chase Elliott drove backward on the track after an emotional victory that could really get the 2020 Cup champion headed in the right direction again. It was a lot of relief for the 28-year-old driver who is part of NASCAR's winningest team, and a tribute to...

Pilot using a backpack-style paramotor device dies when small aircraft crashes south of Phoenix

Apr. 14, 2024 14:17 PM EDT

MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — A pilot flying solo and using a backpack-style paramotor device died Sunday when the small aircraft crashed in the city of Maricopa, authorities said. A city spokesman said the crash occurred around 7 a.m. about 4 miles (6 kilometers) from the Ak-Chin...

Woman with history of DUIs sentenced to 15 years to life for California crash that killed mom-to-be

Apr. 13, 2024 20:00 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman with a history of convictions for driving under the influence has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for a crash that killed a 23-year-old pregnant woman and left her baby in critical condition. Courtney Pandolfi, 44,...

1 dead after shuttle bus crashes at a Honolulu cruise ship terminal

Apr. 12, 2024 21:16 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — One person died and multiple people were injured when a shuttle bus collided with pedestrians and concrete barriers at a Honolulu cruise ship terminal, authorities said Friday. The crash occurred when the shuttle bus driver mistook the gas pedal for the brake,...

1 dead and 13 injured in semitrailer crash at a Texas public safety office, with the driver jailed

Apr. 12, 2024 20:36 PM EDT

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — A Texas semitrailer driver rammed a stolen 18-wheeler through the front of a public safety building where his renewal for a commercial driver’s license had been rejected, killing one person and injuring 13 others, authorities said Friday. The intentional...

A semitrailer that smashed into Texas public safety office was stolen in apparent 'intentional' crash, lawmaker says

Apr. 12, 2024 14:41 PM EDT
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — A semitrailer that smashed into Texas public safety office was stolen in apparent 'intentional' crash, lawmaker says.

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Apr. 12, 2024 00:19 AM EDT

April 5 - 11, 2024 In the small Guatemalan town of Comitancillo, a portrait of Aracely Marroquín Coronado is one of the many memorials to the nearly two dozen local migrants who died in recent mass tragedies trying to reach the U.S. Diplomatic relations between Mexico...

Driver of electric Ford SUV was using automated system before fatal Texas crash, investigators say

Apr. 11, 2024 20:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The driver of a Ford electric SUV involved in a February fatal crash in Texas was using the company's partially automated driving system before the wreck, federal investigators said Thursday. Data from the 2022 Mustang Mach E SUV showed that Ford's “Blue Cruise”...

Rhode Island transit chief resigns after he's accused in a hit-and-run at a McDonald's drive-thru

Apr. 11, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Public Transit Authority CEO Scott Avedisian submitted a letter of resignation to Gov. Dan McKee on Thursday just two weeks after he was accused in a hit-and-run in a McDonald’s drive-thru in Warwick. The announcement came the same day as the...