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6 dead, 24 wounded in shooting at Chicago-area July 4 parade

Jul. 04, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago on Monday, killing at least six people, wounding 24 and sending hundreds of marchers, parents with strollers and children on bicycles fleeing in terror, police said. The suspect remained...

3 men missing in California after river rescue attempt

Jul. 04, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three men are missing and presumed dead in California after a child was caught in a river current and they swam out in an attempt to rescue him, authorities said. The Los Angeles Times reported Sunday that the boy was swept away at a popular boating and...

Alpine avalanche leaves 7 known dead, 13 missing in Italy

Jul. 04, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

CANAZEI, Italy (AP) — Thunderstorms hampered Monday the search for more than a dozen hikers who remained unaccounted for a day after a huge chunk of an Alpine glacier in Italy broke off, sending an avalanche of ice, snow and rocks down the slope. Officials put the known death toll at seven. ...

Searchers rescue 4th person from China ship, 12 bodies found

Jul. 04, 2022 10:09 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Rescue teams searching for missing crew members from a Chinese engineering ship that sank over the weekend saved a fourth person on Monday and recovered 12 bodies, Chinese maritime authorities said. Officials said the crew member rescued by a Chinese navy ship on...

Woman, boy rescued on Coeur d'Alene River

Jul. 04, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

KELLOGG, Idaho (AP) — Two people were rescued from the Coeur d’Alene River after being pulled underwater by a swift current. The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two people drowning in the river on Saturday. They were floating down the river when they got...

Climber rescued after 700-foot fall on Mount Hood

Jul. 04, 2022 08:49 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Happy Valley man was rescued after a 700-foot fall from the Old Chute area near the summit of Mount Hood, authorities wrote in a news release Sunday. Around 6:30 a.m. Saturday, a 43-year-old man climbing up a popular route up the mountain’s western face...

Bus falls into deep gorge in northern India, killing 16

Jul. 04, 2022 03:44 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A passenger bus slid off a mountain road and fell into a deep gorge in northern India on Monday, killing 16 people, including schoolchildren, a government official said. Rescue workers pulled out the badly injured from the wreckage of the vehicle and sent them to a...

State media say a man has been rescued two days after ship sank south of Hong Kong, rescue chance 'slim' for 26 others

Jul. 04, 2022 00:01 AM EDT
HONG KONG (AP) — State media say a man has been rescued two days after ship sank south of Hong Kong, rescue chance 'slim' for 26 others.

Alpine glacier chunk detaches, killing at least 6 hikers

Jul. 03, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A large chunk of an Alpine glacier broke loose Sunday and roared down a mountain in Italy, sending ice, snow and rock slamming into hikers on a popular trail on the peak and killing at least six and injuring nine, authorities said, warning that the toll might climb. A...

Police search for girl after mother found dead

Jul. 03, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Police in Northfield are searching for a 6-year-girl after her mother was found dead. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported 39-year-old Lisa Wade was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide. Police believe Wade might have been involved...