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2 Pakistani fishermen drown, 10 missing after boats sink

Jan. 23, 2022 06:34 AM EST

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Three fishing boats sank off Pakistan's coast in stormy weather, drowning at least two fishermen and causing 10 others to go missing, as navy and maritime security vessels rescued 32 fishermen, a district official said Sunday. The boats sank Saturday in the...

All 100 lab monkeys accounted for after several escape crash

Jan. 22, 2022 22:31 PM EST

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The last of the escaped monkeys from the crash of a truck towing a trailer load of 100 of the animals was accounted for by late Saturday, a day after the pickup collided with a dump truck on a Pennsylvania highway, authorities said. Several monkeys had escaped...

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'fine' following four-car crash in LA

Jan. 22, 2022 17:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spokesman said Arnold Schwarzenegger was fine after being involved in a car crash that sent a woman to the hospital with minor injuries. The 74-year-old actor and former California governor was driving a GMC Yukon that was among four vehicles involved in...

Man pleads guilty in crash that killed woman walking dog

Jan. 22, 2022 17:15 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Blaine motorist who struck a woman who was walking her dog along a road last fall has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular manslaughter. John R. Jones, 31, was initially charged with criminal vehicular homicide in Anoka County District Court in connection with...

Motorist killed by commuter train is identified

Jan. 22, 2022 14:46 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A motorist whose vehicle was hit by a train was identified Saturday as the investigation continues. Roberta Sausville, 68, of Wilmington, was driving east when an Inbound Haverhill Line train hit the driver's side of her vehicle Friday evening near the...

Man arrested for DUI after crashing vehicle into police car

Jan. 22, 2022 11:03 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man was arrested for DUI after his vehicle struck a Sioux Falls Police car. The Argus Leader reports it happened about 1:20 a.m. Friday. Police say an officer saw a vehicle driving the wrong way and turned on his lights, waiting for the...

Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in apparent shootout after crash

Jan. 22, 2022 10:55 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a teenage boy is dead and a man had serious injuries following what appears to have been an exchange of gunfire following a minor vehicle crash early Saturday morning. Sgt. Andy Williams said the boy was pronounced dead at the scene and that the...

High truck towing costs in Wyoming prompt calls for reform

Jan. 22, 2022 10:12 AM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Slick, snowy highways are a well-known concern to anyone driving through Wyoming during winter. But for some, the worst part of sliding off the interstate or having your semitrailer blow over from the Cowboy State’s famous winds is dealing with the aftermath. ...

Police: Truck with 100 monkeys crashes, some of them missing

Jan. 21, 2022 22:01 PM EST

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A truck carrying about 100 monkeys was involved in a crash Friday in Pennsylvania, state police said as authorities searched for at least three of the monkeys that appeared to have escaped the vehicle. The truck carrying the animals crashed with a dump truck in...

Police officer dies after being struck by wrong-way driver

Jan. 21, 2022 20:08 PM EST

ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) — A police officer riding his police motorcycle to work was killed Friday after being struck by a drunk man driving the wrong way on a Sacramento highway, officials said. Officer Ty Lenehan, a six-year veteran of the Elk Grove Police Department, was riding...