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Md. man charged in alleged fatal hit-and-run boat collision

Aug. 13, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been charged in connection with the death of a woman last month after the boat she was in was struck by another vessel on a river, authorities said. Brownell Edds Jr., 48, of Cape St. Claire, was arrested Friday by Maryland Natural...

Va. police: Over a dozen injured when car crashes into pub

Aug. 13, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Two people remained in critical condition on Saturday among the more than a dozen who were injured after a vehicle crashed into a northern Virginia pub and restaurant, according to authorities. The crash at the Ireland’s Four Courts establishment in...

2 killed when small plane crashes on roadway in Illinois

Aug. 13, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

HANNA CITY, Ill. (AP) — Two people were killed Saturday when a single-engine plane crashed on a roadway in the small central Illinois community of Hanna City, officials said. According to officials in Peoria County, the plane crashed at about 12:30 p.m. on Route 116. Peoria County...

Mexican border cities hit by burning vehicles, blockades

Aug. 13, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Mexican border cities of Tijuana and Mexicali along with Rosarito and Ensenada were hit by gang violence that included vehicles being set ablaze and road blockades. The U.S. Consulate in Tijuana instructed its employees “to shelter in place until...

Plane bumps another while backing up at Boston airport

Aug. 13, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An airplane bumped into another plane while backing up at Logan International Airport in Boston, prompting an investigation. No one was injured when the two Delta Airlines planes collided at low-speed on Friday night, according to the Federal Aviation Administration,...

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

Aug. 13, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department has ended its investigation into Anne Heche's car accident, when the actor crashed into a Los Angeles home on Aug. 5. Heche is brain dead and on life support, pending evaluation for organ donation. “As of today,...

Report: Helicopter pilot didn't see power lines before crash

Aug. 13, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say the pilot of a medical helicopter says he didn't see power lines before the main rotor blades hit them and the aircraft crashed while responding to the scene of a fatal accident in southwestern Ohio last month. The CareFlight...

NC DOT worker killed while on road duty; motorist charged

Aug. 13, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

SIMS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina Department of Transportation worker was killed when a vehicle struck her as she directed traffic around a fallen tree, the State Highway Patrol said. A motorist was later arrested and charged with fleeing the scene. Anna Bradshaw, 60, was struck...

3 migrants die after smuggler's van crashes in Austria

Aug. 13, 2022 10:26 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Austria say three people died Saturday when a van carrying 20 people believed to be migrants overturned after evading a police check. Police in the eastern district of Burgenland, near Vienna, said officers tried to stop the white van at the border with...

Vehicle accident in southern Egypt kills 9, injures 18

Aug. 13, 2022 05:18 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A vehicle accident involving an overturned microbus in southern Egypt killed at least nine people and injured 18, authorities said Saturday. The crash took place Friday when the passenger vehicle overturned following a tire blowout on a highway in Minya province 273...