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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...

Official: Girl told 911 'send the police now' as cops waited

May. 27, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Students trapped inside a classroom with a gunman repeatedly called 911 during this week’s attack on a Texas elementary school, including one who pleaded, “Please send the police now,” as officers waited more than an hour to breach the classroom after following the...

Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school

May. 27, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman's rampage killed 19 children and two teachers, witnesses said Wednesday, as investigators worked to track the massacre that lasted upwards of 40 minutes and ended when the...

Police: Teen charged in shooting of 9-year-old girl

May. 27, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — A 15-year-old Virginia boy has been arrested and charged in a shooting that left a 9-year-old girl in critical condition, police said. Prince William County police said the teen is charged with aggravated malicious wounding, attempted malicious wounding,...

Pilot in critical condition after crash in Wauwatosa

May. 27, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — A student pilot is critical condition after his small plane crashed in Wauwatosa. Police said in a statement Friday that the two-seat Cessna 152 crashed in a home’s backyard Thursday afternoon after taking off from Timmerman Airport on Milwaukee’s north...