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Sudden heavy rains in Oman kill at least 17 including schoolchildren whose bus was overtaken

Apr. 15, 2024 11:14 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Heavy rainfall caused flash flooding in Oman on the eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, killing at least 17 people as rescuers searched for survivors, authorities said Monday. In one incident, a group of school children and a driver died when their vehicle...

Another suspect charged in 2023 quadruple homicide in northern Mississippi

Apr. 14, 2024 13:12 PM EDT

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — A second suspect has been charged in a quadruple homicide that occurred in northern Mississippi last year, authorities announced. Anthony Carter Jr., 20, of Tunica, Mississippi, has been charged in the November 2023 shooting and car crash deaths, the Tunica...

Veteran Nebraska police officer killed in crash when pickup truck rear-ended his cruiser

Apr. 13, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

CERESCO, Neb. (AP) — A veteran police officer was killed when his cruiser was struck by another vehicle after he made a traffic stop in eastern Nebraska, authorities said Saturday. The Nebraska State Patrol said in a news release that Ceresco Police Officer Ross Bartlett, 54,...

Pakistani police search for gunmen who abducted bus passengers and killed 11 in the southwest

Apr. 13, 2024 15:40 PM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police searched for gunmen who killed nine people after abducting them from a bus on a highway in the country’s southwest. The same attackers earlier killed two people and wounded six in another car they forced to stop. The abductions took place...

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...

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”...

A bus carrying pilgrims crashes in southwest Pakistan, killing 17 people and injuring 16

Apr. 11, 2024 03:27 AM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A bus carrying pilgrims crashed into a deep ditch in southwest Pakistan, killing 17 people and injuring 16 others, officials said Thursday. They were travelling to a revered religious site in Baluchistan late Wednesday, the first day of Eid Al-Fitr...

Driver arrested after fleeing California crash that killed child, injured 4 other passengers

Apr. 11, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

CONCORD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday arrested the driver who fled the scene of a solo car crash on a San Francisco Bay Area highway that killed a 9-year-old girl and injured four other passengers over the weekend. The 22-year-old man faces charges including...

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...