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4 Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident identified

Sep. 21, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — Authorities on Saturday identified the four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah, and the tour group is dispatching employees from China to help those injured. Three women and one man perished in the crash on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of...

The Latest: Travel agency sends employees to help tourists

Sep. 21, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a tour bus crash in southern Utah that killed four people and injured several others (all times local): 9:05 p.m. A travel agency is dispatching employees from China to help the Chinese tourists injured in a bus crash in southern Utah. The tour group, organized by...

Teenager latest bicyclist to die on New York City streets

Sep. 21, 2019 9:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a teenage bicyclist was killed on a Queens street when he ended up under a demolition waste truck. It was the 21st cycling death in the city this year. Police say Mario Venezuela was hit by the truck Saturday afternoon in Queens' Long Island City neighborhood....

4 die after bus with Chinese tourists crashes in Utah

Sep. 21, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — A tour bus carrying 30 Chinese tourists left Las Vegas in the morning and set off through the other worldly red-rock landscape of southern Utah toward Bryce National Park. They were only a few miles away from the park when the long-awaited overseas vacation turned into a tragic...

Columbia College volleyball player dies in apparent accident

Sep. 21, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old Columbia College volleyball player Shelby Meyer has died in an apparent accident. Police say Shelby Meyer, a junior, was found dead Saturday morning at an apartment building in Columbia. She apparently fell while trying to climb a ladder to the apartment's...

Pilot, passenger unhurt after crash landing in Fort Wayne

Sep. 21, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne police say the pilot of a small plane and a passenger have escaped injury after the aircraft crashed during an emergency landing. Police spokeswoman Sofia Rosales-Scatena says the pilot was on approach to Smith Field about 7:30 p.m. Friday when the pilot heard mechanical...

Chicago-area mall reopens after driver causes panic

Sep. 21, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago mall has reopened after a man drove an SUV into it and sent frightened shoppers and employees scurrying. Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg reopened Saturday, a day after the 22-year-old man drove in and plowed into kiosks and a clothing store. Nobody was seriously hurt...

Vermont man identified as driver in fatal crash

Sep. 21, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

ENFIELD, N.H. (AP) — Police have identified the driver who died in a crash on Interstate 89 in Enfield. New Hampshire State Police say 83-year-old Robert Fuehrer of Peachum, Vermont, was traveling in the high-speed lane Thursday night when his SUV veered to its left and into the grassy median. The vehicle...

Man killed in late night crash in Woodstock

Sep. 21, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

WOOSTOCK, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a South Berwick man died after crashing into another vehicle late Friday night in Woodstock. WGME-TV reports that 72-year-old Ashley Torrey was speeding southbound on Main Street late Friday night when he crashed into another car and struck a utility pole. One person...

Delaware suspect accidentally released now in custody

Sep. 21, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Authorities in Delaware say a suspect in a fatal shooting who was accidentally released from prison has been arrested. Police in Dover said Friday the U.S. Marshals Service arrested 27-year-old Dion Williams Thursday in Laurinburg, North Carolina. That's over 400 miles southwest from the...