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Man dies following boating accident in Indiana reservoir

Oct. 20, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A 71-year-old man has died following a boating accident in eastern Indiana. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says Lenard Anderson was thrown Sunday morning from a boat he was operating after it collided with another vessel in Prairie Creek Reservoir, northeast of...

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

Oct. 20, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that went down in the historic Battle of Midway. Vulcan Inc. director of undersea operations Rob Kraft said a review of sonar...

1 killed, 2 hurt in 3-vehcile crash in the Berkshires

Oct. 20, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

CHESHIRE, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say one person was killed and two others were seriously hurt in a three-vehicle crash in the Berkshires. Police say a Jeep Grand Cherokee was driving south behind a Ford Mustang on Route 8 in Cheshire just after 7 a.m. Sunday. When the Jeep tried to pass...

2 arrested after stolen car crashes into Lewiston home

Oct. 20, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Two men were arrested after a stolen car crashed into a Lewiston home. The Lewiston Tribune reports a 27-year-old suspect faces charges of felony eluding of a police officer, grand theft by possession of stolen property, felony unlawful entry and misdemeanor striking fixtures....

Crews probe source of smoke from ship off Georgia coast

Oct. 20, 2019 2:26 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Marine salvage experts are trying to determine what caused a fire in an overturned cargo ship lying close to Georgia's seacoast for weeks now. Smoke could be seen coming out of the Golden Ray on Sunday. Petty Officer Michael Himes, a spokesman for a unified command team seeking to...

Man killed in crash near New Hampshire toll plaza

Oct. 20, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Police say a driver died in a Hampton, New Hampshire, crash in which they drove head-on into a guardrail and concrete barrier near a toll plaza. The crash killed 48-year-old Trenton Wendell of Rochester, New Hampshire, on Saturday night. Police say Wendell was the sole occupant of the...

Police, paramedics rushing to shooting report hurt in crash

Oct. 20, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Police officers and paramedics rushing to a reported shooting at a party in a Chicago neighborhood have been injured after their vehicles collided. The police cruiser and ambulance crashed Saturday night. The collision tipped the ambulance onto its side. Two officers and two paramedics were...

2 dead in Farmington after car going wrong way causes crash

Oct. 20, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead after a head-on collision in Farmington involving a vehicle travelling in the wrong direction. Utah Highway Patrol officials say the crash occurred on Legacy Parkway around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. They say the driver of the vehicle going the wrong...

Police: Drunken driver hits road crew, killing 1, injuring 3

Oct. 20, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina woman driving under the influence of alcohol crashed into a road crew over the weekend, killing one man and injuring three others. Local media report the crew was doing construction outside a mall in Concord when the crash happened early Saturday morning....

Police: 2 pedestrians struck, killed in hit-and-run crash

Oct. 20, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Two people have been struck by a car and killed during a hit-and-run crash on a western Michigan street. Grand Rapids police say a preliminary investigation shows the man and woman, both age 56, were walking within a crosswalk after 11 p.m. Saturday when they were struck by a car...