LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak was found at-fault, and he and another driver were each ticketed for traffic infractions following a two-car crash during the weekend in Las Vegas, according to a police report.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Marcus Maye knew where to go once the news of his DUI arrest from February became public.
He went straight to the coach's office, seeking out Robert Saleh to explain what happened and why he kept it from the New York Jets for more than seven months.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger, the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, died of a an accidental drug overdose caused by fentanyl, the family said Thursday.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Two Iowa State University crew club members were participating in their first practice on the water when they drowned in March after their boat capsized in strong winds, according to newly released investigative findings.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A driver has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run earlier this month that left a man seriously injured, Rochester, New Hampshire, police said Thursday.
The driver, a 69-year-old woman from Rochester, is facing a charge of conduct after an accident.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Federal workplace safety officials are investigating a bridge demolition accident in Georgia that injured two workers and killed one man who relatives described as a loving father.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A 23-year-old man whose body was found in a Scottsdale canal in July apparently was intoxicated and drove a rented scooter into the water, according to authorities.
Scottsdale police said Wednesday that Robert “Bobby” Cuillo’s death has been ruled an accidental drowning by the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Federal accident investigators have recovered badly burned flight recorders and started interviewing people who were on board a jet that ran off a Texas runway during takeoff and burst into flames.
HOLTSVILLE, New York (AP) — A woman was struck and killed by a car involved in a police car chase in Holtsville on Tuesday evening, Suffolk County Police Department said.
Police said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene, Newsday reported.
CAIRO (AP) — A head-on vehicle collision Wednesday left at least 19 people dead and one other injured just outside the Egyptian capital of Cairo, state-run media said.
The al-Ahram daily reported the crash took place when a passenger microbus collided with a truck on a highway that links Cairo’s outskirts on the banks of the Nile River.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a 2-year-old last month.
Bishop Mendoza, 21, was charged Tuesday in the death of a boy, Legend King, at a Lawrence home on Sept.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — One worker was killed and two seriously injured when part of a bridge in Georgia collapsed into a river during early demolition work, officials said.
The three workers fell into the river Tuesday evening from the Access Road bridge on Interstate 20 in Newton County, east of Atlanta, news outlets reported.
HAZLETON, Iowa (AP) — An investigation continues after an eastern Iowa accident that killed two people.
The accident happened Monday afternoon near Hazleton in Buchanan County. The Iowa State Patrol said a 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis driven by 40-year-old Nicholas Johnson of Oelwein apparently crossed the center line and struck a 2006 Toyota Sienna driven by 70-year-old John Friend of Davenport.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been ordered detained on $100,000 bail in connection with a hit-and-run accident that killed a 14-year-old girl in Haddam in July.
Thomas Cretella, 27, was arraigned Monday in Middletown Superior Court on charges including negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, after having turned himself in to police earlier in the day.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A patient at a North Carolina emergency room is accused of stealing an ambulance and causing two traffic accidents, police said.
Greenville police spokeswoman Kristen Hunter says officers were called to a location near Vidant Medical Center early Friday after a report of a crash, news outlets reported.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Sean Wainui, a rising star of Super Rugby with the Hamilton-based Chiefs, died Monday in an auto accident. He was 25 and the father of two children.
His death was confirmed by family members and by New Zealand Rugby which said “one of New Zealand Rugby’s tallest Totara trees has fallen.”
Raleigh, N.C. (AP) — Five people were killed after a single-vehicle accident Sunday morning in Raleigh, North Carolina, police said.
News outlets report it happened at about 6:15 a.m. on Capital Boulevard near Fairview Road.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A road construction worker was killed in the eastern North Dakota community of Cooperstown when she was struck by a dump truck.
The Highway Patrol said the truck was backing up to pour asphalt on the roadway when it hit the 50-year-old woman from Odessa, Minnesota.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal report aimed at improving aviation safety in Alaska recommends improvements in providing weather information to pilots and continued work to update maps with information on mountain passes, among other steps.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Bangor High School’s suspended principal will return to work upon resolving charges stemming from a crash at Bass Park.
Paul Butler pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of failing to report an accident, the Bangor Daily News reported, and the superintendent cleared the way for his return to work on Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hoping to recover a lost anchor chain, a work boat dragged a grappling hook along the seabed near an oil platform off the Southern California coast. But it hooked something else -- a pipeline carrying crude oil from the towering rig to shore.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Thursday said that troops shot and killed a Palestinian who was throwing firebombs at cars on a main highway in the occupied West Bank.
A military statement said that soldiers opened fire at two suspects spotted throwing firebombs near Beit Jala, a Palestinian town south of Jerusalem.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An attorney for a man accused of fatally injuring a 4-year-old Kentucky boy told jurors Thursday that the death was a tragic accident, not a crime, but a prosecutor said the boy's death could have been avoided.
MT. HOLLY., N.J. (AP) — A judge in New Jersey has sentenced a Philadelphia man to six years in prison for his role in causing a 5-vehicle crash on the Tacony-Palmyra bridge that left a driver dead.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana jury has convicted a woman involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Shreveport six years ago.
Jurors found Emily Renee Fields guilty of obstruction of justice late Wednesday after an hour's deliberation in Caddo Parish District Court.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The accidental shooting death of an 8-year-old boy in suburban Kansas City happened when his younger sibling found a gun in their home, police said.
The shooting happened early Saturday morning in Independence.
YORK, Neb. (AP) — A southeastern Nebraska teenager has died after his pickup crashed into the back of semitrailer stopped at a rural intersection, investigators said.
The crash happened late Tuesday morning at the intersection of U.S.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer was dragged by a hit-and-run driver who was returning to the scene of a previous accident, authorities said.
The Fayetteville Police Department said in a news release late Tuesday that officers were sent to a hit-and-run accident in which a vehicle hit a home.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A Metro train derailed near the Arlington Cemetery station Tuesday and service remains suspended in the area Wednesday, the transit agency said.
Metro said firefighters and Metro Transit police officers helped about 200 passengers off the train and one person was taken to a hospital as a precaution for anxiety issues, news outlets reported.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The remains of five people and the wreckage of a U.S. Navy helicopter that crashed in the Pacific Ocean off California have been recovered, the Navy said in a statement Tuesday.
The MH-60S helicopter, its two pilots and three other sailors were lost in an Aug.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina agency has cited a company after a worker was electrocuted and two others were injured in April.
The N.C. Department of Labor said it found two serious violations against Caldwell & Jones near Mount Olive and fined the company $9,000, WITN reported.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — At least 28 people died on Tuesday in western Nepal after the bus they were on skidded off a mountain road and fell hundreds of meters (yards) into a gorge, authorities said.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — One man is dead and another is in serious condition after the utility terrain vehicle they were on overturned.
The accident happened Sunday in Cape Girardeau County.
BURGAW, N.C. (AP) — A pedestrian was killed when she was struck by a deputy’s patrol car, according to a North Carolina's sheriff's office.
The Pender County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that the incident happened on U.S.
SANFORD, N.C. (AP) — A woman was killed and her sister injured after the ATV they were riding fell from a railroad bridge they were crossing, the N.C. State Highway Patrol said.
According to a report from the patrol, two women were riding the vehicle on a railroad bridge over U.S.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A pedestrian from Kansas is dead after being struck by two hit-and-run drivers near Arrowhead Stadium as the man was leaving the Kansas City Chiefs game.
Police are searching for the drivers who fled the scene Sunday night.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A Davenport woman has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a fatal accident in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian in May.
Michelle Fix, 54, agreed to the deal in which prosecutors agreed to drop a speeding violation, the Quad-City Times reported.
PEABODY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that killed two women from Wichita and left a third woman with serious injuries.
KSNW-TV reports that the accident happened about 5 p.m.
MEARS, Mich. (AP) — A teenager has died after an all-terrain vehicle crash at sand dunes in northern Michigan, authorities said.
Another 13-year-old was injured Sunday at Silver Lake Sand Dunes in Oceana County.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy has died in an accidental shooting in suburban Kansas City over the weekend, police said.
Police in Independence said the shooting happened early Saturday morning when officer were called to a home for reports of a shooting.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a highway worker has died after he fell under the wheel of a work truck while cleaning up tree limbs on the side of the road.
According to The Greeneville Sun, the Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the man who died Thursday as 48-year-old John Cooper.
QUOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — A driver who caused a crash that killed himself and four others on Long Island in July was driving in excess of 100 mph in the seconds before impact, police said.
Justin Mendez of Shirley was driving a red Nissan Maxima that collided head-on with a Toyota Prius driven by Uber driver Farhan Zahid of Bay Shore.
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A man charged in the August hit-and-run death of a 16-year-old Indiana high school student struck as she prepared to board a school bus is seeking to move the case to another county.
BENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A portion of Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan will be named for a state road employee who was killed by stray tires in 2019.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill to honor Kevin White.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports say an actor has died in an accident during a scene change at Moscow's Bolshoi theater.
The reports cited witnesses as saying that the actor appeared to have exited the stage on the wrong side during a Saturday evening performance of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “Sadko” and was struck by scenery being lowered.
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — More than 100 people are dead or missing after a boat accident earlier this week on the Congo River in the country’s northwest, officials said Saturday.
The tragedy took place overnight Monday into Tuesday near the town of Bumba in the northwestern province of Mongala, where nine carved out canoes were attached to each other and overturned after being filled beyond safe capacity, according to local authorities and survivors.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Navy nuclear-powered submarine that was damaged in a collision with an unknown underwater object in the South China Sea last weekend has arrived in port at Guam, the Navy said Friday.
BELLE CHASSE, La. (AP) — A dump truck swerved to avoid a school bus but hit and seriously injured a 9-year-old who had just left the bus, Louisiana State Police said Thursday.
The dump truck’s driver, Gregory Valentine, 61, of Donaldsonville, was arrested Wednesday afternoon on charges of negligent injuring, reckless driving and driving with a suspended license, a news release said.
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Twelve people were killed in northern India on Thursday after the bus they were on swerved off the road and hit a truck, police said.
The bus driver veered off track to avoid hitting stray cattle on the road, authorities said.
GONZALES, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State Police pilot suffered minor injuries when his helicopter crash-landed Wednesday afternoon near Baton Rouge, the agency said.
A mechanical failure apparently forced an emergency procedure to get the 1986 Bell 206 B-3 helicopter to the ground, Lt.