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1 member of family slain in suburban Chicago was in relationship with shooting suspect, police say

Dec. 08, 2023 11:51 AM EST

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The suspect in the September shooting deaths of a suburban Chicago family was in a relationship with one of the four people slain and his girlfriend allegedly helped plan the killings, police investigators said. Alberto Rolon, Zoraida Bartolomei, and their...

Jonathan Majors' ex describes 'substantial' pain caused by actor as defense questions her drinking

Dec. 06, 2023 19:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Majors’ former girlfriend testified Wednesday about the “substantial” pain she suffered after he allegedly assaulted her in the backseat of a cab this spring, as photos of the woman’s injuries were shared with a Manhattan jury for the first time. In...

Freezing rain causes accidents that leave 3 dead in Germany while Munich airport resumes flights

Dec. 06, 2023 16:54 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Freezing rain and cold weather buffeting Germany were blamed for traffic accidents that left three dead on Tuesday while Munich Airport temporarily suspended flights. One student was killed in a crash involving a school bus in the Erzgebirge mountains in the eastern...

Three North Carolina Marines were found dead in a car with unconnected exhaust pipes, autopsies show

Dec. 06, 2023 16:50 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The car where three Marines died of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in North Carolina in July had unconnected and rusted exhaust pipes, according to autopsy findings released on Wednesday. The Pender County Sheriff’s Office said months ago that autopsies...

At least 16 dead and 12 injured as passenger bus falls off ravine in central Philippines

Dec. 06, 2023 05:24 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A passenger bus lost control while negotiating a downhill curve in a central Philippine mountain village and plunged into a deep ravine, killing at least 16 people and injuring 12 others, officials said Wednesday. Eight of the wounded in the accident,...

New Orleans marsh fire blamed for highway crashes and foul smell is out after burning for weeks

Dec. 05, 2023 18:09 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A stubborn, smoky marsh fire that contributed to fatal car crashes on fogbound highways and sometimes fouled New Orleans air with a pervasive stench has been completely extinguished after burning for over a month, the New Orleans Fire Department said. The...

Family of man who died after struggle with officer sues tow truck driver they say sat on his head

Dec. 05, 2023 17:57 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The family of a Georgia church deacon who died after struggling with a police officer following a minor car crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a tow truck driver they say arrived during the confrontation and sat on the man's head and neck. The lawsuit...

Bus crashes in western Thailand, killing 14 people and injuring more than 30 others

Dec. 05, 2023 00:57 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — A bus crashed in western Thailand early Tuesday, killing 14 people and injuring more than 30 others, officials said. The accident occurred in Prachuap Khiri Khan province as the bus was traveling from the capital, Bangkok, to Songkhla province in the deep south. It...

Pakistan arrests 17 suspects in connection to the weekend bus shooting that killed 10

Dec. 04, 2023 05:21 AM EST

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan arrested at least 17 suspects in the weekend bus shooting that left 10 people dead and 25 others wounded, authorities said Monday. Security forces raided several areas in the northern Gilgit Baltistan region — where the attack took...

Militants open fire at a bus in northern Pakistan, killing 9 people and injuring over 20 others

Dec. 03, 2023 06:36 AM EST

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Militants opened fire at a bus in northern Pakistan, killing nine people including two soldiers, and injuring over 20 others, local police said. The attack happened Saturday night on the Karakoram Highway in the northern Gilgit Baltistan region, police...