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Married only minutes, Texas newlyweds killed in crash

Aug. 24, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

ORANGE, Texas (AP) — Harley Morgan was still wearing his dark suit and Rhiannon Boudreaux her wedding dress when the Texas "childhood sweethearts" were killed in a crash with a truck minutes after they were married. Nineteen-year-old Morgan and 20-year-old Boudreaux were pronounced dead Friday at the scene...

2 dead as storm triggers landslides, hits south China coast

Aug. 24, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A powerful tropical storm swept across southern Taiwan, triggering landslides and flooding and leaving at least one dead before it hit southern China on Sunday morning, officials said. A 17-year-old died and two children were injured in another landslide in the northern Philippines on...

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

Aug. 24, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes because of...

Funeral held for 9-year-old Detroit girl killed by dogs

Aug. 24, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A private funeral Mass has been held for a 9-year-old Detroit girl who was killed by three dogs while she rode her bike. The Detroit News reports that purple and pink flowers decorated the entrance at St. Cunegunda Church. Those were Emma Hernandez's favorite colors. Church bells could be...

Coroner: School bus driver electrocuted after crash

Aug. 24, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) — A coroner says a school bus driver in western Pennsylvania was electrocuted trying to flee from his burning vehicle after it struck a utility pole and caught fire. Authorities in Beaver County say the bus wasn't carrying any students when it struck the pole at about 3 p.m. Friday...

Truck driver accused of striking, running over woman again

Aug. 24, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man has been charged with murdering a woman by hitting her with his pickup truck and then running over her again at a service station in southeastern Pennsylvania. The Delaware County district attorney's office says 36-year-old Daniel Williams is charged with criminal...

North Macedonia van crash kills migrant; 12 others injured

Aug. 24, 2019 5:47 AM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia police say a 20-year old migrant from Bangladesh was killed and 12 others injured when a van packed with migrants collided with a truck on the main highway in the south. Police said Saturday that a van with 13 migrants hit the rear of the truck near the town...

Illinois trooper serving warrant dies from gunshot wounds

Aug. 23, 2019 9:51 PM EDT

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis. Trooper Nicholas Hopkins, 33, of Waterloo, a 10-year veteran of the force, was wounded during an exchange of gunfire while serving the warrant at an East...

Indonesian rescuers search for 34 missing after ferry fire

Aug. 23, 2019 9:50 PM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers were searching for more than 30 people believed missing after a ferry caught fire off the coast of Indonesia's main island of Java, killing at least three people. The vessel was carrying 277 people from Tanjung Perak port in East Java's Surabaya when it caught fire late...

Authorities probe Sacramento light rail crash, 27 injured

Aug. 23, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An investigation was underway Friday to determine why a Sacramento light rail commuter train struck a maintenance train, injuring 27 people. The accident occurred around 9:40 p.m. Thursday and was initially believed to be a derailment, but Sacramento Regional Transit spokeswoman...