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FILE - This Feb. 3, 2020, file photo from the Cleveland County (Oklahoma) Sheriff's Office shows Max Leroy Townsend. Townsend, accused of striking a group of suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country athletes with his speeding pickup truck, faces an additional manslaughter charge after the death of a third student. Prosecutors on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, filed a third charge of manslaughter against 57-year-old Max Leroy Townsend, in addition to a third count of leaving the scene of a fatality accident. Eighteen-year-old Kolby Crum died Saturday, Feb. 15. (Cleveland County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Driver who hit Oklahoma runners gets 3rd manslaughter charge

Feb. 18, 2020 6:40 PM EST

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A man accused of striking a group of suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country athletes with his speeding pickup truck faces an additional manslaughter charge after the death of a third student. Prosecutors on Tuesday filed a third charge of manslaughter against 57-year-old Max...

Principal: Crossing guard fatally struck by car saved 2 kids

Feb. 18, 2020 5:01 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A crossing guard who died after being hit by a vehicle in Kansas City, Kansas, saved the lives of two children before the impact, a school principal said. The guard was struck early Tuesday near Christ the King Parish School in Kansas City, Kansas, and died later at a hospital....

1 person dead when high speed train hits car in Florida

Feb. 18, 2020 12:02 PM EST

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — One person died Tuesday morning when a car was hit by a high speed train in South Florida, officials said. The Brightline train, which operates between Miami and West Palm Beach, struck the car at an intersection in Pompano Beach about 10:12 a.m. Tuesday, said sheriff's...

Fire fighters work at the scene of a multi-vehicle pileup in a tunnel on a highway in Namwon, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. The major highway pileup occurred amid snowy weather in the country's southwest. (Na Bo-bae/Yonhap via AP)

4 killed, dozens injured in highway pileup in South Korea

Feb. 17, 2020 9:46 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Four people were killed and 43 were injured Monday in a highway pileup in snowy weather in southwestern South Korea, officials said. The Jeonbuk Provincial Police Agency said the pileup involved about 30 vehicles, including a chemical truck carrying nitric acid that flipped over...

Undated image released Monday Feb. 17, 2020, by Irish Coast Guard showing an abandoned cargo ship the MV Alta, that has washed up on the coast of County Cork, near Ballycotton, southern Ireland.  The MV Alta is believed to have had 10 crew members aboard who were rescued by the US Coast Guard.  Since September 2018, the ship has been drifting with no crew aboard, and it was last seen off the coast of West Africa before being washed up in southern Ireland during Storm Dennis. (Irish Coast Guard via AP)

UK grapples with severe floods, storm death toll rises to 3

Feb. 17, 2020 4:15 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain issued severe flood warnings Monday, advising of life-threatening danger after Storm Dennis dumped weeks' worth of rain in some places. A woman was found dead after being swept away by the floodwaters, the storm's third confirmed victim. To the east, Dennis' gale-force winds also left...

Man gets 15 years for fatally driving car into friend

Feb. 17, 2020 6:48 AM EST

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A man who killed a friend by crashing a car into a house has been given 15 years in prison. The Kansas City Star reported that Jacob Mustoe was sentenced last week in Clay County Circuit Court in Liberty. He'd pleaded guilty in October to voluntary manslaughter for the June 25, 2017,...

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Kurtis MacDermid is congratulated by cadets while heading back to the locker room after the team's NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Air Force Academy, Colo. The Kings won 3-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Air Force Academy blames accidents for traffic at NHL game

Feb. 16, 2020 10:56 PM EST

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colorado (AP) — The Air Force Academy is blaming car accidents and ill-prepared drivers for traffic jams that were so bad before and after the NHL's Stadium Series game at Falcon Stadium that some fans didn't enter until the third period. Several thousand fans among the sellout crowd of...

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, emergency crews respond to a scene where a vehicle hit several Moore High School students in Moore, Okla. A third member of a suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country team who was struck by a speeding pickup truck earlier this month has died. Kolby Crum, 18, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, said hospital spokeswoman April Sandefer. (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP, File)

Third student-runner who was struck by speeding truck dies

Feb. 15, 2020 1:50 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A third member of a suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country team who was struck by a speeding pickup truck earlier this month has died. Kolby Crum, 18, died Saturday at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, said hospital spokeswoman April Sandefer. Crum was among seven...

4 dead in crash on I-64 at Lake St. Louis

Feb. 14, 2020 6:55 PM EST

LAKE ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Four people died Friday when a pickup truck crossed a grassy median and drove into oncoming traffic on Interstate 64 near the town of Lake St. Louis, Missouri. Cpl. Juston Wheetley of the Missouri Highway Patrol told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the accident happened about 11...

Mother of 3 kids killed in bus stop crash avoids charges

Feb. 14, 2020 4:57 PM EST

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana mother of three children killed as they were crossing a rural, two-lane highway to get on a school bus will not face charges for attacking the driver who had just been sentenced to prison for the crash, prosecutors said Friday. The office of Miami County Prosecutor...