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Coast Guard continues search for missing fishing vessel crew

Nov. 24, 2020 10:28 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The search for the four-member crew of a Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts continued Tuesday, the Coast Guard said. A Coast Guard cutter that remained on the scene overnight was joined Tuesday morning by a fixed-wing aircraft, Petty Officer Amanda Myrick said. The 82-foot...

2 who survived Michigan freeway crash killed by 3rd vehicle

Nov. 24, 2020 10:27 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Two people who survived a collision between two cars along a Detroit freeway were struck and killed by a third vehicle as they stood next to their car on the freeway, state police said. Michigan State Police said both people died instantly Sunday night when a vehicle struck them and their...

No one injured in freight train derailment in southwest Ohio

Nov. 24, 2020 10:26 AM EST

WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — No one was injured when some cars on a Norfolk Southern freight train derailed Tuesday in southwestern Ohio. The derailment took place around 4:15 a,m. near the intersection of U.S. 127 and Oxford Trenton Road. About 15 cars of the 40-car train came off the tracks. Some of the...

2 killed, 2 injured in shooting, crash on Interstate 24

Nov. 24, 2020 9:57 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two people were killed and two others were injured Tuesday in a shooting and crash involving a pickup truck traveling on Interstate 24 near downtown Nashville, police said. The shooting was reported around 3 a.m., and the crash involved the pick-up truck and a tractor trailer, news...

No injuries reported when freight train derails in Baltimore

Nov. 24, 2020 9:24 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — No injuries were reported after 21 Philadelphia-bound freight cars derailed and at least one overturned in Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun reports that the 109-car train was heading from Avon, Indiana, to Philadelphia when it derailed at about 6:30 p.m. Monday. The derailed cars were either...

Chicago officer seriously injured as car flees traffic stop

Nov. 24, 2020 9:17 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Two people were taken into custody after a Chicago police officer was dragged by a car and seriously injured when the vehicle sped away from a traffic stop, police said. The officer was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with non life-threatening injuries after Monday night's...

Charlotte Charles sits with Tim Dunn, parents 19-year-old Harry Dunn, at their home in Charlton, England, Tuesday Nov. 24, 2020. The parents of the British teen Harry Dunn who was killed in a car crash lost a court battle with the U.K. government Tuesday over whether their son’s alleged killer, an American woman, had diplomatic immunity. (Jacob King/PA via AP)

UK family loses court battle in US diplomatic immunity case

Nov. 24, 2020 9:12 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The parents of a British teen who was killed in a crash lost a court battle with the U.K. government Tuesday over whether an American woman involved in the collision had diplomatic immunity. The family has been seeking justice for 19-year-old Harry Dunn, who died after his motorbike crashed...

NYC-area train derailment hurts no one, snarls morning rush

Nov. 24, 2020 9:08 AM EST

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Eight cars of a New York City-bound commuter train derailed early Tuesday, leading to delays during the morning rush hour. No injuries were reported. The NJ Transit derailment happened in Perth Amboy around 12:20 a.m. as North Jersey Coast Line Train 3292 headed to New York's Penn...

Police: Man shot, killed in north Minneapolis

Nov. 24, 2020 9:04 AM EST

Authorities say a man was fatally shot in north Minneapolis’ Folwell neighborhood early Tuesday. The Star Tribune reports they shooting occurred at about 1:25 a.m. Minneapolis Police spokesman John Elder said when officers arrived, they found a vehicle that had struck several parked cars in the middle of...

Woman killed after colliding with St. Louis bus

Nov. 24, 2020 7:19 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police continue to investigate a crash involving a MetroBus that killed a woman. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the accident happened just after 11 a.m. Monday at the intersection of North Jefferson and Cass avenues. The bus had collided with a car. The woman driving...