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Bomb kills soldier, wounds 11 people in southwest Pakistan

Feb. 06, 2023 04:31 AM EST

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A bombing near a vehicle carrying Pakistani paramilitary troops in southwestern Baluchistan province killed a soldier and wounded 11 people, mostly civilians, police and security officials said Monday. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the...

Three teens die, two seriously hurt in St. Louis car crash

Feb. 05, 2023 18:49 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three teenagers were killed and two others were flown to a hospital with injuries after a car struck a tree and overturned in the St. Louis area this weekend. The Lincoln County Sheriff's department says the crash was reported on South Chantilly Road before 4:30...

Man gets prison for fatal crash while fleeing Border Patrol

Feb. 05, 2023 11:40 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who crashed a car while fleeing U.S. Border Patrol agents in Southern California, killing one of his passengers, has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison, prosecutors said. Two people were critically injured in the crash on Christmas Day...

Bus crash kills at least 8, injures dozens in western Turkey

Feb. 05, 2023 06:07 AM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — A passenger bus crashed off a road and overturned in western Turkey Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring dozens. The governor’s office of Afyonkarahisar province said the bus was traveling from the southeastern Diyarbakir province to the Aegean city...

Girl dies, pregnant mom and baby injured in Delaware crash

Feb. 04, 2023 17:32 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl has died and a 29-year-old mother and her newly born baby were in critical condition Saturday in Delaware after a head-on car crash. Delaware State Police say the collision occurred Friday night on Route 4 in the Wilmington area. ...

Trooper no longer faces murder charge in fatal Thruway chase

Feb. 04, 2023 12:21 PM EST

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has dropped a murder charge against a state trooper in the death of an 11-year-old girl during a high-speed chase on the New York State Thruway. Christopher Baldner still faces a second-degree manslaughter charge and other counts stemming from the Dec....

Man sentenced for stealing police rifle during protests

Feb. 04, 2023 12:04 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A 26-year-old Everett, Washington man was sentenced Friday to 16 months in prison for stealing a high-powered rifle from a Seattle police vehicle during protests after George Floyd was killed in 2020. Jacob D. Little pulled the rifle out of a heavily damaged police...

Police: Bus overturns in Slovenia, killing 3, injuring more

Feb. 03, 2023 09:59 AM EST

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A bus carrying Romanian citizens traveling to Italy overturned early Friday in northeastern Slovenia, killing three people and injuring several others, authorities said. The accident happened around 5 a.m. near the town of Murska Sobota, Slovenian police...

Companies pledge millions in fed effort to stem road deaths

Feb. 03, 2023 06:34 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 businesses and nonprofits — including rideshare companies Uber and Lyft, industrial giant 3M and automaker Honda — are pledging millions of dollars in initiatives to stem a crisis in road fatalities under a new federal effort announced Friday. It's...

Official: 17 people killed in bus-truck crash in NW Pakistan

Feb. 02, 2023 21:01 PM EST

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A head-on collision between a passenger bus and a speeding truck trailer near a tunnel in northwest Pakistan overnight killed at least 17 passengers, including women and children, a rescue official said early Friday. The crash happened in Kohat district in...