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Driver of car involved in fatal crash charged with murder

Aug. 20, 2019 10:55 PM EDT

BUCHANAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Murder charges have been filed against the driver of a car that ran past a stop sign in southwestern Michigan and slammed into another vehicle, killing four. The Berrien County Prosecutor's Office announced Tuesday that Dub Alan Collins of Buchanan was charged with four...

Concrete fragments of Austin highway's upper level fall

Aug. 20, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Large chunks of concrete from the upper level of Interstate 35 through central Austin have fallen onto the northbound lanes on the lower level, forcing those lanes to be closed. Austin police say the episode unfolded Tuesday afternoon after a vehicle struck a retaining wall on the...

2 seriously injured as SUV crashes into Eagan Starbucks

Aug. 20, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Police say two people were seriously injured when a sport utility vehicle crashed into an Eagan Starbucks. According to Eagan police, a 29-year-old West St. Paul man and a 30-year-old Eagan woman were sitting in an outdoor patio area when the SUV crashed into the coffee shop Monday...

Top registry official fired after fatal motorcycle accident

Aug. 20, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The director of the state agency that stopped processing alerts from other states about Massachusetts drivers who had broken traffic laws has been fired. The Registry of Motor Vehicles' Merit Rating Board voted Tuesday to fire Thomas Bowes as director of the rating agency. Troubles at the RMV...

3 killed in vehicle crash near Redmond

Aug. 20, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

REDMOND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say three people were killed in a vehicle crash in central Oregon. KTVZ-TV reports the crash happened shortly before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday about 7 miles (11 kilometers) west of Redmond on Highway 126. Oregon State Police Sgt. Caleb Ratliff says an SUV was heading west...

3 men die in highway accidents in western Montana

Aug. 20, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Three men have died in highway accidents in western Montana. The Montana Highway Patrol says a 77-year-old Hot Springs man died at 11:45 a.m. Monday when his all-terrain vehicle was hit by a minivan. The patrol says the ATV driver slowed down and made a left turn without signaling...

Wichita man dies after being hit by a car Aug. 2

Aug. 20, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a 46-year-old man who was hit by a car in downtown Wichita earlier this month has died. Police spokesman Charley Davidson said in a news release that Kestrno Rodriguez died Saturday at a hospital. Rodriguez was hit by a car Aug. 2 while he was walking in the street near the...

2 Reno children hurt, 1 critical, after hit by SUV

Aug. 20, 2019 2:56 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two 12-year-old Reno children were injured, one critically, when they were struck by an SUV while walking to school. Reno police said both victims, a boy and a girl, were taken to a local hospital Tuesday after they were hit at about 7:10 a.m. while crossing an intersection northeast of...

Woman killed; another person hospitalized in SC crash

Aug. 20, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman is dead after she drove the wrong way on a highway in Greenville County near the North Carolina state line. WYFF-TV reports the Greenville County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 67-year-old Janice Miller Frazer. State troopers say the crash was...

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Aug. 20, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

The (Munster) Times. August 13, 2019 Legal system coddles defendant who crashed car into stroller, injuring kids Imagine walking your children in what is supposed to be a quiet residential neighborhood. You're pushing your 18-month-old daughter in her stroller. Your 5-year-old son is right there with you as...