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Plane with 22 people on board missing in Nepal's mountains

May. 29, 2022 02:24 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A small airplane with 22 people on board flying on a popular tourist route was missing in Nepal’s mountains on Sunday, an official said. The plane, which was on a 15-minute scheduled flight to the mountain town of Jomsom, lost contact with the airport...

25 missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia

May. 28, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers in Indonesia were searching for 25 people who were missing after a ferry sank in the Makassar Strait in Central Sulawesi province, officials said Sunday. A total of 42 people were on the boat when it sank in bad weather on Thursday morning while...

Police say airplane with 22 people on board is missing in Nepal's mountains

May. 29, 2022 01:52 AM EDT
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police say airplane with 22 people on board is missing in Nepal's mountains.

Alabama officer recounts shootout, anxious to return to work

May. 29, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — On the morning of Oct. 20, 2021, Lee County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyron Ponds made a traffic stop in Beauregard that turned into a shootout. Ponds, a 34-year-old Army veteran, had graduated from the police academy in Selma two months earlier, and it was only his sixth day of...

Small plane, 1 aboard, crashes at North Myrtle Beach airport

May. 28, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A small plane crashed Saturday at the Grand Strand Regional Airport in North Myrtle Beach. It was not immediately clear whether the pilot, the only person aboard, suffered any injuries. The Federal Aviation Administration said the...

Official: Boats collide on Georgia river, 2 dead, 3 missing

May. 28, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Two people have died and three others are missing after two motorboats collided Saturday on a river in coastal Georgia at the start of the long holiday weekend, authorities said. At least four other passengers suffered minor injuries and one other person was...

Truck driver charged in I-95 crash that killed NH trooper

May. 28, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Connecticut truck driver has been charged in an interstate crash that claimed the life of a New Hampshire state trooper last fall. Jay Paul Medeiros, 43, of Ashford was charged earlier this month with negligent homicide and reckless conduct with a deadly...

Small plane crash critically injures pilot, authorities say

May. 28, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

ELIZABETH, Pa. (AP) — A small plane crashed into a wooded area of western Pennsylvania, critically injuring the pilot, authorities said. Authorities in Allegheny County and federal officials said the single-engine Aeronica 7 Champion aircraft went down in Elizabeth Township less...

Robotic buoys developed to keep Atlantic right whales safe

May. 28, 2022 07:32 AM EDT

A Cape Cod science center and one of the world’s largest shipping businesses are collaborating on a project to use robotic buoys to protect a vanishing whale from lethal collisions with ships. A lab at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution developed the technology, which uses buoys...

Police: 3 wounded in shooting in Chicago neighborhood

May. 28, 2022 06:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Three people were shot and wounded on Friday in a neighborhood west of Chicago, authorities said. The Chicago Police Department said a man was sitting in a parked car with a woman standing by his driver side window when both were struck with gunfire at about 10:15...