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Lawsuit filed over plane crash that killed 8 off of NC coast

May. 25, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

The families of four people — including three teens — who died in a February plane crash off the North Carolina coast are suing the companies that owned the plane and employed the pilot, who also died. The suit claims the pilot failed to properly fly the single-engine plane in weather...

6 migrants die, 19 injured in Mexico bus crash

May. 25, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico said Wednesday that six migrants were killed and 19 were injured after a bus they were riding in plunged through a guardrail and down an embankment. It was the latest in a series of deadly crashes and drownings of migrants in the...

2 accused of shooting, wounding pregnant woman after wreck

May. 25, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A pregnant woman was shot multiple times following a traffic accident, and two men each face attempted murder charges, a North Carolina police department said. High Point police said three cars were waiting to make a left turn on Monday evening when the...

Florida passes condominium safety bill in wake of Surfside

May. 25, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would require statewide recertification of condominiums over three stories tall under a bill sent Wednesday to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis by lawmakers, their legislation a response to the Surfside building collapse that killed 98 people. The House...

Dozens of Europe-bound migrants missing off Tunisia's coast

May. 25, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Rescue teams searched Wednesday for dozens of people reported missing after a boat carrying migrants from Libya to Europe capsized off Tunisia's coast. The International Organization for Migration said 30 people were rescued and 75 people were unaccounted for...

War Crimes Watch: Targeting schools, Russia bombs the future

May. 25, 2022 13:59 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — As she lay buried under the rubble, her legs broken and eyes blinded by blood and thick clouds of dust, all Inna Levchenko could hear was screams. It was 12:15 p.m. on March 3, and moments earlier a blast had pulverized the school where she’d taught for 30 years. ...

Park service warns of house debris on North Carolina coast

May. 25, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — Debris from two houses that collapsed into the surf on North Carolina's Outer Banks are washing onshore, prompting the National Park Service to issue warnings to visitors walking along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The park service said in a news release...

Coast Guard: Fire extinguished on barge in Delaware Bay

May. 25, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

BOWERS, Del. (AP) — A fire onboard a barge in the Delaware Bay has been extinguished, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The fire was reported early Monday on a barge about 9 miles (14 kilometers) south of Port Mahon, Delaware, and was extinguished Tuesday, the Coast Guard announced in a...

Police: 9-year-old girl shot, critically wounded

May. 25, 2022 11:48 AM EDT

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl was shot and critically wounded in northern Virginia on Tuesday night, police said. Prince William County Police officers called to Gatehouse Terrace in Woodbridge around 6:40 p.m. found the girl suffering from a gunshot wound and...

3 FedEx trucks crash into each other on Maine highway

May. 25, 2022 10:24 AM EDT

ALFRED, Maine (AP) — Three FedEx delivery vehicles traveling single file crashed into each other, sending one driver to the hospital and tying up traffic, officials said. The delivery vehicles collided with each other when traffic slowed in front of them late Tuesday morning on...