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Police officer dies when driver collides with Hungarian leader's motorcade in Germany

Jun. 24, 2024 13:23 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A car collided Monday with a motorcycle police escort for Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in the German city of Stuttgart, killing one police officer and severely injuring another, police said. The accident happened while Orban was on his way to Stuttgart...

A kindergarten student and his mother were struck and killed by school bus while walking to school

Jun. 20, 2024 17:01 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — A kindergarten student and his mother were struck and killed by a school bus on Thursday while walking to school in suburban New York, authorities said. The crash happened just after 8:30 a.m. in the village of Mamaroneck in Westchester County. ...

Celebrity brushes with the law are not new in the Hamptons. Ask Billy Joel and Martha Stewart

Jun. 18, 2024 15:22 PM EDT

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Timberlake is not the first celebrity to get arrested in the Hamptons. The beach communities on the eastern end of New York's Long Island are popular with the rich and famous, and others have gotten into trouble there, much of it vehicular. Here are a few...

Kansas lawmaker's law license suspended over conflicts of interest in murder case

Jun. 16, 2024 16:40 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican Kansas lawmaker who already dropped his re-election campaign last month after he was arrested in a traffic stop has now been barred from practicing law for at least a year for mishandling conflicts of interest in a murder case. The Kansas Supreme...

Aides' vehicle in a convoy carrying Mexico's next president involved in a crash that killed 1

Jun. 14, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A highway accident Friday involving an SUV carrying aides to Claudia Sheinbaum, who won Mexico’s June 2 presidential elections, has resulted in at least one fatality. Sheinbaum was not injured. Sheinbaum’s spokesman said the advance car hit another vehicle on...

Beachgoer fatally struck by police truck on South Carolina beach, highway patrol says

Jun. 14, 2024 14:26 PM EDT

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A woman has died after being struck by a police truck on a South Carolina beach, authorities said. A Ford Ranger pickup truck was headed north in the Myrtle Beach area just after 1 p.m. Thursday when it hit the beachgoer, who was facing east, Lance Cpl....

Tesla driver tells police he was using 'self-drive' system when his car hit a parked police vehicle

Jun. 14, 2024 13:10 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A Tesla apparently operating on one of the company's automated driving systems crashed into a parked police vehicle Thursday near Los Angeles, narrowly missing an officer who was managing traffic at another crash. The Tesla driver told police in Fullerton,...

British coroner criticizes US government over death of teen motorcyclist Harry Dunn in 2019

Jun. 13, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British coroner criticized the U.S. government on Thursday over a lack of training for diplomatic personnel at the conclusion of an inquest into a road accident in August 2019 that saw a teenage motorcyclist killed by one of its employees. At the end of the...

Report says unsecured tanker hatch spilled out gas in crash that destroyed I-95 bridge in Philly

Jun. 13, 2024 15:48 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gasoline spilled out from an unsecured hatch on the top of the gasoline delivery tanker that overturned and ignited beneath an Interstate 95 bridge in Philadelphia a year ago, according to new details from federal investigators. Video evidence obtained by...

Sen. John Fetterman was at fault in car accident and seen going 'high rate of speed,' police say

Jun. 13, 2024 14:14 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman was seen driving at a “high rate of speed” on Sunday morning just before he rear-ended another car on Interstate 70 in Maryland, according to a state police report. The police report said Fetterman was at fault in the...