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Pulitzer Prize-winning Arizona photojournalist dies at 57

Sep. 28, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning Arizona photojournalist Nick Oza, who documented the lives of disaster victims and immigrants, has died after being hospitalized more than three weeks with serious injuries from a traffic accident. He was 57. Since 2006, Oza had...

Five North Carolina teens accused of robbing delivery driver

Sep. 28, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Five North Carolina teenagers are accused of robbing a pizza delivery driver, stealing his car and leading law enforcement officers on a chase, police said. News outlets report the driver told High Point police he made a delivery on Sunday to a...

Lindsay Lohan's mom Dina pleads guilty to drunken driving

Sep. 28, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Dina Lohan, actor Lindsay Lohan's mother, pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Tuesday and is expected to be sentenced to 18 days in jail and five years’ probation for rear-ending another car on Long Island and leaving the scene. Dina Lohan, 59,...

Police in Georgia shoot suspect in bow and arrow carjacking

Sep. 28, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia shot and wounded a man Tuesday suspected of using a bow and arrow to carjack a woman in Atlanta before crashing the stolen car and pointing the weapon at police, authorities said. The suspect was taken to a hospital after he was...

Police: Man drives stolen truck into Flagstaff Mall entrance

Sep. 27, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been arrested after driving a stolen delivery truck into the entrance of the Flagstaff Mall, police said Monday. Nobody was injured in the incident and Flagstaff police said the suspect was being held on suspicion of theft and burglary...

Judge blocks Arizona laws banning school, city mask mandates

Sep. 27, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Monday struck down Republican-passed Arizona laws that block schools from requiring masks and restrict the power of local governments to impose COVID-19 requirements, the latest turn in a nationwide legal battle over pandemic rules. If it...

Stuntman known as Flying Farmer faces surgery after crash

Sep. 27, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota stuntman known as the Flying Farmer has been moved out of intensive care after a dramatic crash on his first car jumping attempt in five years, his family said Monday. John Smith, 57, was injured Sunday when his car corkscrewed off the...

Pedestrian struck, killed by driver who had been shot

Sep. 27, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 35-year-old man was struck and killed while trying to help his brother with a disabled vehicle by a driver who had been shot in Milwaukee, according to authorities. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office on Monday identified the man who died...

Last chunk of wrecked cargo ship awaits removal off Georgia

Sep. 27, 2021 15:19 PM EDT

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The final chunk of a cargo ship that capsized two years ago along the Georgia coast is awaiting removal from the water. Salvage crews have worked since November to cut the South Korean freighter Golden Ray into eight giant chunks and...

Authorities identify teen who died in crash near Omaha

Sep. 27, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have identified the teenager who was killed in a two-car crash last Friday that also injured four others. The Douglas County Sheriff's Department said Monday that Jamin Creek, 18, died. The crash happened shortly before 4 a.m. Friday when...