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North Macedonia: Bus crash death toll rises to 15

Feb. 16, 2019 7:12 AM EST

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Health authorities say the death toll from a bus crash in North Macedonia has risen to 15 after a man died early Saturday at a clinic in the capital, Skopje. Authorities are still trying to determine how the bus carrying 51 passengers drove off a highway embankment and...

'Melrose Place' actress to serve more time for fatal crash

Feb. 15, 2019 6:22 PM EST

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A former "Melrose Place" actress was sentenced Friday to more prison time for a fatal 2010 auto accident by a judge who appeared at times reluctant to follow the guidelines set by an appeals court that had ruled her initial sentence and a second sentence were too lenient. Amy Locane...

Treacherous driving in Missouri before another winter blast

Feb. 15, 2019 5:02 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Another winter blast hit Missouri on Friday, causing more than 100 accidents, closing schools and leaving highway experts to warn motorists to avoid travel unless absolutely necessary. Several sections of Interstate 70 between Kansas City and Columbia were particularly treacherous....

Texas jury awards woman $37 million over Honda seat belts

Feb. 15, 2019 2:37 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas jury has awarded more than $37 million to a woman who sued Honda after being paralyzed in a 2015 car crash. Sarah Milburn sued the automaker over its seatbelt design after her Uber driver ran a red light and the Honda was struck by a pickup truck in Dallas. Milburn's lawyer argued...

North Macedonia probes cause of bus crash that killed 14

Feb. 15, 2019 11:41 AM EST

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Ten victims from a bus crash that killed 14 people in North Macedonia have been buried in the western city of Gostivar, as authorities are still trying to determine the causes of the accident. Prosecutors say tests showed the driver of the bus that drove off a highway...

Husband accidentally runs over, kills wife in their driveway

Feb. 15, 2019 7:26 AM EST

PALMER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man accidentally ran over and killed his wife in the driveway of their Pennsylvania home. Palmer Township police say the accident occurred around 3 p.m. Thursday, moments after 66-year-old Debra Mitchell got out of the car. Mitchell was walking toward the back of the...

Car bomb kills at least 33 Indian soldiers in Kashmir

Feb. 14, 2019 9:48 PM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — At least 33 soldiers were killed and about 20 others wounded Thursday in a car bomb attack on a paramilitary convoy along a key highway in Indian-controlled Kashmir, security officials said. It was one of the deadliest car bombings in the disputed region's history. Officials said a...

North Macedonia mourns 14 people killed in bus crash

Feb. 14, 2019 10:40 AM EST

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia observed the first of two days of national mourning Thursday after a bus drove an embankment and overturned, a crash that killed 14 people and left 30 others injured. The bus was carrying mostly students and office workers from Skopje to the western city of...

Prince Philip won't be charged in UK car crash

Feb. 14, 2019 6:34 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip won't face charges in connection with a car collision that left two women injured, British prosecutors said Thursday. The decision came just days after Buckingham Palace said the 97-year-old royal would stop driving. The husband of Queen Elizabeth II was driving a Land...

Navy officer guilty of manslaughter in bridge plunge deaths

Feb. 13, 2019 9:35 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy petty officer whose car plunged off a soaring bridge in San Diego and killed four people below was convicted Wednesday of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. A jury also found Richard Sepolio, 27, guilty of driving under the influence causing injury but acquitted him of the...