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Daughter of Blue Jays 1B coach died in Va. tubing accident

Jul. 04, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The 17-year-old daughter of Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Mark Budzinski died in a boating accident in Virginia over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Julia Budzinski was one of two girls who fell off a tube being pulled behind a boat on the James...

18-year-old man dies in Minnesota fireworks explosion

Jul. 04, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — An 18-year-old man died early Monday after a firework exploded in his face in a Minneapolis suburb. The incident was the first publicly reported death in Minnesota from fireworks this year, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Police...

3 men missing in California after river rescue attempt

Jul. 04, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three men are missing and presumed dead in California after a child was caught in a river current and they swam out in an attempt to rescue him, authorities said. The Los Angeles Times reported Sunday that the boy was swept away at a popular boating and...

Girl hit by vehicle in July 4 parade in Utah, badly injured

Jul. 04, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

KAYSVILLE, Utah (AP) — An 8-year-old suffered critical injuries when she was struck by a vehicle while participating in a July 4 parade in Kaysville, north of Salt Lake City, police said Monday. The girl was in the parade as part of a cheerleading program and was hit by a vehicle...

I-95 shooting leaves man injured, car riddled with bullets

Jul. 04, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a shooting on Interstate 95 that left a man hospitalized and his car riddled with bullets. State police said they were notified just after 2:40 a.m. Monday about a single-vehicle crash...

Iowa driver dies after crashing through home's front window

Jul. 04, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man is dead after the car he was driving crash through the front window of a local home Saturday morning. The Iowa State Patrol responded to the crash east of Webster City, according to KCCI in Des Moines. The patrol said 32-year-old...

Beaches reopen after shark attacks Long Island lifeguard

Jul. 04, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

SHIRLEY, N.Y. (AP) — Officials were using drones to watch for sharks Monday at some Long Island beaches after a shark attack injured a lifeguard. Lifeguards also started work an hour early to scan the water for signs of sharks off Smith Point and Cupsogue beaches, Suffolk County...

Searchers rescue 4th person from China ship, 12 bodies found

Jul. 04, 2022 10:09 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Rescue teams searching for missing crew members from a Chinese engineering ship that sank over the weekend saved a fourth person on Monday and recovered 12 bodies, Chinese maritime authorities said. Officials said the crew member rescued by a Chinese navy ship on...

3 feet of rain sets up 4th round of flood misery for Sydney

Jul. 04, 2022 09:43 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — More than 30,000 residents of Sydney and its surrounds were told to evacuate or prepare to abandon their homes Monday as Australia’s largest city faces its fourth, and possibly worst, round of flooding in less than a year and a half. Days of torrential rain caused...

Romanian woman killed in 2nd Egypt shark attack in days

Jul. 04, 2022 09:19 AM EDT

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's Foreign Ministry said Sunday that a tourist from the country was killed in a shark attack while vacationing in Egypt, making it the second shark attack death there in recent days. A 68-year-old Austrian woman died on Friday after losing an arm...