Accidents

FILE - In this June 12, 2018 file photo, South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, celebrates after casting her vote at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville. Arrington who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid has been seriously injured in a deadly wreck. Spokesman Michael Mule tells media outlets Arrington has undergone surgery for her injuries and was recovering Saturday, June 23, 2018, in a Charleston-area hospital. (Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP, File)
June 24, 2018 - 8:14 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawmaker who's running for Congress underwent two major surgeries Sunday after being seriously injured in a recent road accident and they went "extremely well" with a full recovery expected, her spokesman said. Spokesman Michael Mule said state Rep. Katie...
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In this photo provided by the Office of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, the Alaska Air National Guard honor guard presents colors at a plaque dedication ceremony Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Valdez, Alaska. The memorial plaque honors four Alaska National Guard members killed in April 1964 while conducting a humanitarian mission after the second most powerful earthquake ever destroyed the town. (David Lienemann/Office of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker via AP)
June 23, 2018 - 8:39 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane's mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov. William Egan to oversee efforts to rebuild the town on a new...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2018 file photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, investigators examine a driverless Uber SUV that fatally struck a woman in Tempe, Ariz. An Arizona police report says the human backup driver the Uber autonomous SUV was streaming a television show on Hulu just before the vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in March. The Arizona Republic reported that the driver was watching “The Voice,” a television musical talent show. The newspaper received the more than 300-page report from Tempe police on Thursday, June 21. (National Transportation Safety Board via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 7:11 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" on her phone and looking downward just before fatally striking a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix, according to a police report. The 300-page report released Thursday night by police in...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, June 21, 2018, migrants on a rubber boat are being rescued by the ship operated by the German NGO Mission Lifeline in the Mediterranean Sea in front of the Libyan coast. Italy's interior minister says Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying 224 migrants to make port there because the ship is now in Maltese waters. Salvini said the rescue was in Libyan waters, which Lifeline denies. (Hermine Poschmann/Mission Lifeline via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 9:47 am
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Police say a van carrying migrants has overturned in northwestern Croatia injuring twelve people. Police said the accident happened early Friday when the Hungarian driver of the van lost control of the vehicle...
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June 21, 2018 - 3:41 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump is throwing out a policy devised by his predecessor for protecting U.S. oceans and the Great Lakes, replacing it with a new approach that emphasizes use of the waters to promote economic growth. Trump has revoked an executive order issued by...
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Relatives of victims of a sunken ferry weep as they wait for news at Tigaras port in Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia Thursday, June 21, 2018. Family members waiting in desperation at a small port on Indonesia's Lake Toba for news of missing relatives performed mass prayers Thursday as the search for more than 190 people unaccounted for after a ferry sinking continued for a fourth day. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
June 21, 2018 - 7:57 am
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military chief said Thursday that specialist navy equipment will be deployed to pinpoint a ferry that sank in the crater lake of an ancient supervolcano, offering a glimmer of hope to distraught relatives that the bodies of more than 180 people presumed drowned...
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June 21, 2018 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says an oblivious driver with a large branch stuck to his truck wrecked multiple cars, leaving behind a five-block path of destruction. The NYPD says the 36-year-old driver was in Queens late Tuesday when he hit a tree and got a large branch stuck...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:44 pm
Federal investigators say a fatigue crack in the left engine compressor on a British Airways jet was to blame for an aborted takeoff and fire at a Las Vegas airport in 2015. One flight attendant was seriously injured in the Sept. 8, 2015, incident at McCarran International Airport. All 157...
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Relatives of the victims of a sunken ferry inspect the list passengers at the Tigaras port in Toba lake, North Sumatra, Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. Officials said that over a hundred people are still missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake in Sumatra as distraught and angry relatives pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)s
June 20, 2018 - 8:43 am
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for more than 190 people presumed drowned after a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week. The...
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In this image tweeted by David Caltabiano of KABB/WOAI, a heavily damaged SUV is seen on Texas Highway 85 in Big Wells, Texas, after crashing while carrying more than a dozen people fleeing from Border Patrol agents, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (David Caltabiano/KABB/WOAI via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 8:58 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Federal prosecutors charged five people Tuesday in a scheme to smuggle immigrants illegally after an SUV driven by one of them crashed in Texas while fleeing Border Patrol agents, killing five passengers. The crash happened Sunday after Border Patrol became suspicious of three...
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