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Official: 26 shots fired at driver in NHP trooper death case

Aug. 02, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Four law enforcement officers fired 26 shots at a carjacking suspect in a disabled car with a fatally injured a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper still lodged inside after he was struck and smashed through the windshield during a Las Vegas freeway chase last week, a police...

NTSB: Green Line train that hit 2nd train was going 30 mph

Aug. 02, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Green Line train that struck a second train on Friday was traveling at 30 miles per hour, while the train that was struck was traveling at about 10 mph, according to a preliminary review of data by the National Transportation Safety Board. The NTSB...

Four killed in Cass Count crash involving tractor-trailer

Aug. 02, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

GARDEN CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say at least four people have died following a crash on Missouri 7 in Cass County. KMBC-TV reports the preliminary investigation indicates a tractor-trailer headed south lost control and went off the road the...

Woman killed after car struck by Amtrak train in New Orleans

Aug. 02, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A woman was killed when her car was struck by a train, authorities said. The crash happened Monday morning in the Mid-City neighborhood when her car went onto the tracks, WWL-TV reported. It happened near Interstate 10 west and South Carrollton...

3 dead in Indianapolis as shootings cap weekend of violence

Aug. 02, 2021 12:20 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three people were killed in two overnight shootings in Indianapolis, capping a weekend of deadly gun violence that included a shooting outside a funeral home that wounded a 4-year-old girl, police said. Officers found two people dead Sunday night...

Police: Man ran over driver after stealing car

Aug. 02, 2021 11:20 AM EDT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are asking for help finding a man accused of assaulting a driver, stealing his car and running him over as he fled. Michael Lynn Hayes Jr. assaulted a driver on White Pine Drive in Asheville on Sunday night, then ran over...

Toddler killed, 5 others hurt in crash, driver arrested

Aug. 02, 2021 09:38 AM EDT

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — An arrest has been made following a Twin Cities crash that killed a toddler and injured five others, the Minnesota State Patrol said. According to the patrol, an SUV hit a barrier on a bridge, flipped over some fencing and landed on...

Cyclist dies after colliding with pickup truck in Maine

Aug. 02, 2021 09:35 AM EDT

FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A bicycle rider who was hit by a pickup truck in Farmington died the following day at a hospital, officials said. Both cyclist Christopher Krol, 55, of Chesterville, and the truck driver were headed west when witnesses said the cyclist cut into...

Woman seriously injured by gunfire from passing car

Aug. 02, 2021 08:55 AM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — A woman was seriously injured by gunfire Sunday night while driving in Renton and crashed her vehicle, police said. The shooter, in another vehicle, drove off and remains at large. The incident unfolded around 9:30 p.m. on Rainier Avenue South....

Missouri State Patrol: Man killed in UTV crash in Rayville

Aug. 02, 2021 08:49 AM EDT

RAYVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A man was killed when the off-road vehicle he was driving in suburban Kansas City crashed, according the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The crash happened Saturday night near Rayville when the four-wheel utility vehicle slid on a gravel road, went...