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The Coast Guard has recovered 1 dead crew member from a capsized vessel off the Louisiana coast; 12 are still missing

Apr. 14, 2021 12:32 PM EDT
PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard has recovered 1 dead crew member from a capsized vessel off the Louisiana coast; 12 are still missing.

Coast Guard finds 1 dead from capsized vessel off Lousiana

Apr. 14, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard has found one dead crew member from a commercial platform vessel that capsized during hurricane-force winds. Coast Guard Capt. Will Watson said at a news conference Wednesday that the agency had recovered six survivors and was...

Panel: Officers should be disciplined for deadly car chase

Apr. 14, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A civilian police review board has recommended that two Cleveland officers and two supervisors be disciplined for their roles in a stolen car chase last year that ended when the vehicle struck and killed a 13-year-old pedestrian. The Dec. 20 chase...

Plea set in crash that killed Auburn broadcaster, wife

Apr. 14, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — An 18-year-old charged in the wreck that killed an Auburn University broadcaster and his wife will face reduced punishment after being granted youthful offender status. Johnston Edward Taylor can receive a maximum sentence of three years following...

3 teens die after ejected from car in S Illinois crash

Apr. 14, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

VALMEYER, Ill. (AP) — Three teenagers died after being ejected from a car after it struck a box truck in southern Illinois, State Police said. The car, driven by an 18-year-old male from nearby St. Louis, Missouri, struck the rear passenger side of the truck, which was...

Patrol: 3 killed -- including infant -- in Missouri crash

Apr. 14, 2021 08:42 AM EDT

BYRNES MILL, Mo. (AP) — Three people died — including an infant — in a crash along a rural road in eastern Missouri, authorities there said. The crash happened just after 10 p.m. Tuesday on state Highway 30 near Byrnes Mill, St. Louis television station KMOV...

20 killed, 3 injured when bus, truck crash in southern Egypt

Apr. 14, 2021 05:08 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A bus overturned while trying to pass a truck on a highway in southern Egypt on Tuesday, causing a collision that killed at least 20 people and injured three others, authorities said. The bus was travelling from Cairo when it turned over and was hit by the...

New Zealand bans live cow exports due to welfare concerns

Apr. 13, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand announced Wednesday it is banning the export of live cows and other farm animals by sea due to welfare concerns. Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor said the ban would take up to two years to be fully enforced to give those...

Several injured when SUV rear-ends South Prairie school bus

Apr. 13, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Authorities said several people were injured Tuesday afternoon when an SUV rear-ended a South Prairie school bus five miles south of Minot. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said the school bus had slowed down to turn left on U.S. Highway 83 when the...

Report sheds little light on fatal Alaska helicopter crash

Apr. 13, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A preliminary report from the federal agency investigating the fatal helicopter crash in Alaska that killed five people, including the richest man in the Czech Republic, sheds little light on the cause. The Tuesday report from the National...