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33 villagers killed in lightning storm in northern India

Jul. 22, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Officials say dozens of people have died in a thunderstorm that struck the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. State disaster relief official Sandhya says that lightning Sunday killed 33 people and injured 13 more. The official who only goes by one name said that 20 houses collapsed...

Authorities: 8 hurt by lightning at Florida Gulf Coast beach

Jul. 21, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a lightning strike at a Gulf Coast beach in Florida has left eight people hurt, one of them critically. Clearwater Deputy Fire Chief Marvin Pettingill told local media outlets that the lightning strike occurred at Clearwater Beach after midday Sunday after...

Police: Crash on Interstate 70 leaves 2 dead, 1 hospitalized

Jul. 21, 2019 8:26 PM EDT

GREENCASTLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a multi-vehicle crash in Clay County that left two elderly people dead and third person hospitalized. Indiana State Police say the SUV the two victims were traveling in was rear ended by a semi tractor-trailer on Interstate 70. The deceased were...

Des Moines man died after trying to jump on train

Jul. 21, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 26-year-old Des Moines man has died after he tried to jump aboard a train. The Des Moines Register reports that Des Moines Police say Ian Pfeifer tried to jump aboard the train early Saturday. Police Sgt. Paul Parizek says Pfeifer was dragged about 60 feet by the train after he...

Late state trooper honored on memorial wall in Springfield

Jul. 21, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois trooper killed in the line of duty has been honored on a memorial wall in the Illinois State Police Memorial Park. The State Journal-Register reports that friends, family members and colleagues of Trooper Brooke Jones-Story gathered Saturday in Springfield to add her...

New Hampshire police: 3 dead following roll-over crash

Jul. 21, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

NEW LONDON, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say three people are dead following a roll-over crash on Interstate 89 in New London. The crash in the northbound lane occurred just before noon Sunday near exit 12. WMUR-TV reports the vehicle rolled several times before hitting a construction sign. Apparently...

Coroner: Boy, 1, pulled from pool dies; autopsy slated

Jul. 21, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

KUTZTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a 1-year-old boy died after he was pulled from an eastern Pennsylvania swimming pool over the weekend. The Lehigh County coroner's office reports that King Reyes was found Saturday in the pool at his Weisenberg Township home. The coroner said he was pronounced dead...

Pedestrian who darted into Apple Valley traffic dies

Jul. 21, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — Police say a man has died after he unexpectedly darted into traffic near a busy intersection in Apple Valley and was struck by a vehicle. Thirty-seven-year-old Ian Micheal Rosch died early Friday at Hennepin County Medical Center. He was struck around 7 p.m. Thursday near the...

2 teenage girls crash into Madison squad car during chase

Jul. 21, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison police say they've arrested two teenage girls after a report of shots fired led to a chase and a crash into a squad car. Officers responded to the shots fired around 12:45 p.m. Saturday. They found nobody injured or any damage, but found a shell casing and evidence that a...

Mountain lion causes crash in California, injuring 9 people

Jul. 21, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say nine people were injured when a pickup truck struck a large mountain lion on a Northern California highway and then veered into an oncoming SUV. The California Highway Patrol says the head-on collision happened late Friday on State Route 29 near Kelseyville in Lake...