Update: Troopers respond to hundreds of crashes in snow

U.S. 12/09/18, 15:01

The Latest on severe winter storm hitting parts of the U.S. Southeast (all times local):2:55 p.m.Authorities have responded to hundreds of traffic accidents as a winter storm dumps snow and ice on parts of the Southeast.North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper ...

Semi collides with bus carrying student-athletes in Illinois

U.S. 12/06/18, 05:02

Authorities say a semitrailer in Illinois has collided with a school bus carrying members of a high school basketball team. The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports that several people were taken to hospitals after the crash Wednesday night on Interstate 74 near Downs ...

Update: Police: Child dead, 45 people hurt in bus crash

U.S. 12/03/18, 10:06

The Latest on the fatal Arkansas crash of a charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee (all times local): 9 a.m. Arkansas State Police say a 45 people, most of them children, have been injured in a fatal crash involving ...

Autopsy: Missing North Carolina boy drowned accidentally

U.S. 11/29/18, 13:35

A 6-year-old boy who went missing after running off in a North Carolina park died of accidental drowning, according to an autopsy released Thursday.A state medical examiner's report found the cause of death for Maddox Ritch was consistent with drowning, ...

Casey Anthony’s dad injured in car accident

U.S. 11/26/18, 15:03

Florida authorities say Casey Anthony's father has been hospitalized after a car accident.The Florida Highway Patrol says in a report that George Anthony's SUV rolled over several times after he lost control Saturday night while traveling on Interstate 4 between ...

Ferry crashes into San Francisco’s Ferry Building

U.S. 11/23/18, 22:48

Authorities say a ferry boat carrying 53 passengers crashed into a dock at San Francisco's famed Ferry Building, causing injuries to two people onboard. A spokeswoman for Golden Gate Ferry told the Marin Independent Journal the ferry coming from Larkspur sustained ...

Duck boat owner settles with Missouri family over accident

U.S. 11/23/18, 14:20

The company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in the summer, killing 17 people, has settled the first of several lawsuits filed in the accident.William Bright, 65, and his 63-year-old wife, Janice, of Higginsville, Missouri, ...

6 suffer minor injuries in Texas commuter train, truck wreck

U.S. 11/21/18, 12:06

Authorities say six people suffered minor injuries in a collision between an 18-wheeler and a Trinity Railway Express commuter train in North Texas.Fort Worth police say the accident happened shortly before dawn Wednesday at an intersection.Officer Tracy Carter says the ...

Second death in French protests over fuel tax hikes

Europe 11/21/18, 05:56

A second person has died in France amid nationwide protests against fuel tax hikes that saw hundreds injured and key roads paralyzed by demonstrations.The French Interior Ministry sent its "sincere condolences" in a Wednesday statement to the family and friends ...

Georgia derailment leads to town’s evacuation

U.S. 11/17/18, 12:16

A small Georgia town has been evacuated after a derailment of multiple railroad cars. CSX Railroad said the cars derailed around 7 a.m. Saturday in Byromville, roughly 55 miles south of Macon. The exact number of cars involved is unclear. CSX says ...

Passengers in Zimbabwe caught in bus fire; 40 killed

World 11/16/18, 04:06

Fire swept through a passenger bus in Zimbabwe, and police said Friday that more than 40 people died and at least 20 were injured, some with severe burns.Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said she did not have details about the cause ...

Police: 1 dead in wrong-way crash on Interstate 85

U.S. 11/16/18, 02:45

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a crash involving a wrong-way driver on Interstate 85.News outlets report troopers said a driver entered the southbound lanes of the interstate and headed north before hitting another car ...

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