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Woman with history of DUIs sentenced to 15 years to life for California crash that killed mom-to-be

Apr. 13, 2024 20:00 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman with a history of convictions for driving under the influence has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for a crash that killed a 23-year-old pregnant woman and left her baby in critical condition. Courtney Pandolfi, 44,...

1 dead after shuttle bus crashes at a Honolulu cruise ship terminal

Apr. 12, 2024 21:16 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — One person died and multiple people were injured when a shuttle bus collided with pedestrians and concrete barriers at a Honolulu cruise ship terminal, authorities said Friday. The crash occurred when the shuttle bus driver mistook the gas pedal for the brake,...

1 dead and 13 injured in semitrailer crash at a Texas public safety office, with the driver jailed

Apr. 12, 2024 20:36 PM EDT

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — A Texas semitrailer driver rammed a stolen 18-wheeler through the front of a public safety building where his renewal for a commercial driver’s license had been rejected, killing one person and injuring 13 others, authorities said Friday. The intentional...

A semitrailer that smashed into Texas public safety office was stolen in apparent 'intentional' crash, lawmaker says

Apr. 12, 2024 14:41 PM EDT
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — A semitrailer that smashed into Texas public safety office was stolen in apparent 'intentional' crash, lawmaker says.

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Apr. 12, 2024 00:19 AM EDT

April 5 - 11, 2024 In the small Guatemalan town of Comitancillo, a portrait of Aracely Marroquín Coronado is one of the many memorials to the nearly two dozen local migrants who died in recent mass tragedies trying to reach the U.S. Diplomatic relations between Mexico...

Driver of electric Ford SUV was using automated system before fatal Texas crash, investigators say

Apr. 11, 2024 20:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The driver of a Ford electric SUV involved in a February fatal crash in Texas was using the company's partially automated driving system before the wreck, federal investigators said Thursday. Data from the 2022 Mustang Mach E SUV showed that Ford's “Blue Cruise”...

Rhode Island transit chief resigns after he's accused in a hit-and-run at a McDonald's drive-thru

Apr. 11, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Public Transit Authority CEO Scott Avedisian submitted a letter of resignation to Gov. Dan McKee on Thursday just two weeks after he was accused in a hit-and-run in a McDonald’s drive-thru in Warwick. The announcement came the same day as the...

Two Alabama inmates returning from work-release jobs die in crash

Apr. 11, 2024 11:43 AM EDT

DADEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A van taking Alabama inmates from their jobs back to a work-release center crashed, killing two and injuring five others, authorities said. The crash happened Wednesday in Dadeville, about 55 miles northeast of Montgomery, the state Department of Corrections...

Kansas City Chiefs' Rashee Rice facing aggravated assault charge after high-speed crash in Dallas

Apr. 10, 2024 23:02 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police said Wednesday that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice faces charges including aggravated assault after he and another speeding driver of a sports car caused a chain-reaction crash on a Dallas highway. Police said that arrest warrants have been...

Agency probes Philadelphia fatal crash involving Ford that may have been running on automated system

Apr. 10, 2024 17:18 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a March crash near Philadelphia that killed two people and involved a Ford electric vehicle that may have been operating on a partially automated driving system. A Mustang Mach E sport utility vehicle hit two...