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6 people killed, 10 others injured in Idaho when pickup crashes into passenger van

May. 18, 2024 18:04 PM EDT

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Six people were killed Saturday in Idaho in a two-car accident that included a large passenger van, authorities said. Ten others were injured in the crash on U.S. Highway 20 in Idaho Falls and taken to local hospitals, Idaho State Police said in a...

Boeing shareholders approve CEO's compensation as company faces investigations, possible prosecution

May. 17, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

Boeing shareholders on Friday approved CEO David Calhoun's $32.8 million compensation and heard leaders explain what the troubled aircraft maker is doing to improve the quality and safety of its planes after a door plug blew off a Boeing 737 Max jetliner in January. Calhoun said the...

Families of Mexican farmworker bus crash victims mourn the loss of their loved ones

May. 17, 2024 13:45 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In San Miguel Almolonga, a rural farming community in Mexico, a mourning family recited prayers while grieving the loss of a father who came to Florida under a temporary visa to support his family. Yamilet Pérez Ríos, the 14-year-old daughter of...

US Coast Guard says Texas barge collision may have spilled up to 2,000 gallons of oil

May. 16, 2024 19:59 PM EDT

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Early estimates indicate up to 2,000 gallons of oil may have spilled into surrounding waters when a barge carrying fuel broke free from a tugboat and slammed into a bridge near Galveston, Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. The barge crashed into a...

1 person has died and another is hurt after a fiery tanker truck crash in Colorado

May. 16, 2024 19:01 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — One person died and another was hospitalized after a vehicle crashed into a tanker truck carrying fuel on Colorado's main east-west highway near Denver on Thursday, sending up a fireball and a huge plume of black smoke, authorities said. The crash happened on the...

4 people die in Croatia when a car carrying migrants hits a wall

May. 16, 2024 11:44 AM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A car carrying migrants on Thursday skidded off a road and hit a wall in southern Croatia, killing four people and seriously injuring five others, including two children, police said. A Moldovan national who was the driver was killed in the crash, along with...

Greek defense team says 9 Egyptians accused of causing deadly shipwreck were misidentified as crew

May. 16, 2024 10:59 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The legal defense team for nine Egyptian men due to go on trial in southern Greece next week accused of causing one of the Mediterranean's deadliest shipwrecks said Thursday they will argue that Greece has no jurisdiction in the case, and insisted their clients were innocent...

What to know about a bus crash that killed 8 Mexican farmworkers in Florida

May. 15, 2024 22:28 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A bus carrying farmworkers to a watermelon field in central Florida was sideswiped by a drunk driver and overturned in a field, killing eight people and injuring dozens of others, authorities said. The man accused of causing Tuesday's crash has a...

Driver said he smoked pot oil, took medication before Florida crash that killed 8 Mexican workers

May. 15, 2024 22:27 PM EDT

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A man with a long record of dangerous driving told investigators he smoked marijuana oil and took prescription drugs hours before he sideswiped a bus, killing eight Mexican farmworkers and injuring dozens more, according to an arrest report unsealed Wednesday. ...

Barge hits bridge connecting Galveston and Pelican Island, causing partial collapse and oil spill

May. 15, 2024 21:24 PM EDT

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A barge slammed into a bridge pillar in Galveston, Texas, on Wednesday, spilling oil into waters near busy shipping channels and closing the only road to a small neighboring island. No injuries were reported. The impact sent pieces of the bridge, which...