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Man killed in Seattle after being struck by rail car

Nov. 18, 2019 1:39 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed when was struck by a rail car in Seattle's Industrial District. KOMO reports police and medics responded to the scene around 9:10 a.m. Monday after receiving reports of a pedestrian being struck by a train. The victim was found with severe injuries. Medics...

UConn guard charged with evading police is granted probation

Nov. 18, 2019 1:22 PM EST

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — UConn guard James Bouknight has been accepted into a probation program designed to leave him without a criminal record in connection with a September traffic accident. The freshman, who faced charges including evading responsibility and driving without a license, was accepted Monday...

1 person dead, 1 wounded in Missouri hunting accidents

Nov. 18, 2019 1:16 PM EST

EDINA, Mo. (AP) — One hunter was killed by his grandfather and another was wounded by a friend during the opening weekend of the firearm deer season in Missouri. KTVO-TV reports that 17-year-old Andrew Howe, of rural Baring was killed around 1 p.m. Sunday in a rural area 175 miles (281.62 kilometers)...

Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak bigger than thought

Nov. 18, 2019 12:22 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A crude oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in eastern North Dakota has turned out to have affected almost 10 times the amount of land as first reported, a state regulator said Monday. North Dakota environmental scientist Bill Suess said the leak reported on Oct. 29 is now estimated...

Parents, 4-year-old son killed in head-on crash in Florida

Nov. 18, 2019 12:00 PM EST

GAINESVILLLE, Fla. (AP) — A 4-year-old Georgia boy has died after a head-on crash on a Florida highway that also killed his parents. The Florida Highway Patrol said Monday that Christopher and Brittany Hesling and son Jack, of St. Marys, Georgia, have died from injuries sustained in the crash late Saturday...

Tuluksak woman arrested after assault with fireplace tool

Nov. 18, 2019 11:49 AM EST

TULUKSAK, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers arrested a southwest Alaska woman after she reportedly struck a family member with a fireplace tool. Troopers say 29-year-old Melissa Mike of Tuluksak (too-LOOK-sak) on Friday struck the family member and caused a serious injury with a fire stoker. Mike was...

3 shot, wounded at Missouri vigil for car crash victim

Nov. 18, 2019 11:43 AM EST

WELLSTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two men and one woman were shot and wounded while attending a weekend vigil in suburban St. Louis for a car crash victim. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that one person was struck in the hip, another was hit in the forearm and the third was hit in both legs during...

3 killed in wreck near Colorado Springs on Sunday

Nov. 18, 2019 11:24 AM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A crash involving three vehicles near Colorado Springs has resulted in the deaths of three people. The Colorado State Patrol says the crash occurred about 3 p.m. Sunday at an intersection in El Paso County east of Colorado Springs when one of the vehicles ran a stop sign....

Passenger dies on Carnival’s Horizon during cruise

Nov. 18, 2019 11:15 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Officials say an investigation is underway after a passenger died while the Carnival Horizon was returning to port in Miami. Carnival Cruise Line confirmed via email on Monday that the passenger died Friday. The cruise line says it is cooperating with the standard law enforcement...

Airbus nails $30B in new plane orders at Dubai Airshow

Nov. 18, 2019 10:57 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airbus nailed down $30 billion in new plane orders on the second day of the Dubai Airshow after previous rounds of the biennial showcase saw its competitor Boeing take the lion’s share of deals. The largest deal came from the Middle East’s biggest carrier,...