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Depleted defense may have influenced Browns' 4th-down call

Oct. 02, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A three-point loss led many observers to second-guess Cleveland coach Kevin Stefanski's ill-fated decision not to kick a field goal on the Browns' opening drive against Atlanta. It's possible the Browns' depleted defense played a role in Stefanski's call to go for...

Phone alerts responders after car hits tree, killing all 6

Oct. 02, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A passenger's cellphone automatically alerted responders after a car hit a tree early Sunday in a Nebraska crash that killed all six of its young occupants, authorities said. Five men in the Honda Accord died at the scene of the crash around 2:15 a.m. in...

3 die when plane hits Minnesota home, but 2 in house unhurt

Oct. 02, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

HERMANTOWN, Minn. (AP) — Three people aboard a small airplane died when it crashed into a house near a northern Minnesota airport, but the two people sleeping inside the home — and their cat — were unhurt. Hermantown Police said the Cessna 172 plane crashed into the second...

Deputy makes sure groom's car crash doesn't wreck wedding

Oct. 02, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

MONROE, Ga. (AP) — A groom’s car wreck on the way to his wedding didn’t disrupt the ceremony, thanks to a Georgia sheriff’s deputy who offered him a ride. Jon Dial and three of his groomsmen were driving to his wedding Friday when their car was involved in a crash just a...

Police: Man killed by troopers after hitting 1, striking SUV

Oct. 02, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

PLAINS, Pa. (AP) — State police shot and killed a man who struck a trooper with his pickup truck and then crashed into a police sport utility vehicle after an altercation at a northeastern Pennsylvania bar, authorities said. State police and Luzerne County prosecutors said troopers...

Browns missing starting DEs Cowney, Garrett against Falcons

Oct. 02, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Cleveland Browns will be without both starting defensive ends for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons after listing Jadeveon Clowney as inactive. Clowney will miss his second consecutive game with an ankle injury. He didn't practice this week and had been...

2 hurt when helicopter crashes in yard of California home

Oct. 02, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A helicopter spun out of control and crashed in the front yard of a home in central California, hurting a pilot and passenger, authorities said. The helicopter clipped the edge of the house and sheared off the top of a palm tree before crashing and coming to...

Police: Man died jumping from Mississippi bridge amid chase

Oct. 02, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Louisiana man being chased by police jumped from a coastal high-rise bridge in Mississippi and plunged to his death, authorities said. The man died from injuries suffered Friday evening in Pascagoula, Mississippi, when he struck the ground beneath the...

Grand jury brings no charges in fatal NJ police shooting

Oct. 02, 2022 10:49 AM EDT

BUENA VISTA, N.J. (AP) — State authorities say a New Jersey police officer will not face any charges in the shooting death of a driver who stole a police car after a crash last year and led officers on a chase that ended after he was shot and killed. The New Jersey attorney...

Montana train derailment spills 31,000 gallons of gasoline

Oct. 01, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

BRIDGER, Mont. (AP) — An evacuation warning is in place for residents near the small town of Bridger in south-central Montana after a train derailed and two fuel cars ruptured and leaked an estimated 31,000 gallons (117,000 liters) of gasoline, authorities said Saturday. BNSF...