Automotive accidents

February 22, 2018 - 12:17 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a driver intentionally crashed into a Connecticut hospital emergency room with his car and then set himself on fire. Middletown Mayor Dan Drew says the driver had multiple gasoline containers in the vehicle when he crashed through an entrance to Middlesex...
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February 22, 2018 - 9:32 am
DARIEN, Conn. (AP) — Jerry Springer protege Steve Wilkos is facing a drunken driving charge in connection with a car crash in Connecticut last month. Darien police say the 53-year-old Wilkos turned himself in Wednesday after learning there was a warrant for his arrest. Police say Wilkos, a TV talk...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, emergency personnel work at the scene of a train crash involving a garbage truck in Crozet, Va. Witnesses told investigators that a garbage truck struck by a train carrying Republican congressmen through rural Virginia entered the railroad crossing after the safety gates had come down, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released Wednesday, Feb. 21 2018. (Allison Wrabel/ The Daily Progress via AP)
February 21, 2018 - 2:05 pm
CROZET, Va. (AP) — Witnesses told investigators that a garbage truck struck by a train carrying Republican congressmen through rural Virginia entered the railroad crossing after the safety gates had come down, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released Wednesday...
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A motorist stops to clear ice from his wipers along I-70 near Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The area is under a winter weather advisory. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 21, 2018 - 1:28 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Several states could see severe flooding and other weather-related problems amid a storm system that has brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains. The weather already was blamed for several fatalities, including the deaths of four people in a crash in Nebraska...
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A motorist stops to clear ice from his wipers along I-70 near Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The area is under a winter weather advisory. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 20, 2018 - 10:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A storm system that's brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains was blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four people dead in Nebraska. The storm system stretched from Texas, where National Weather Service officials say three...
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This photo provided by Alameda County, shows Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan presenting a Cliff Burton Day proclamation to Robert Souza, who led a petition drive that led to the board's declaration. Supervisors in Alameda County named Feb. 10 Cliff Burton Day, in honor of the late bassist of Metallica who was born in Castro Valley south of Oakland. Burton was 24 when he was killed in a bus accident in 1986. He would've turned 56 on Saturday. (Courtesy of Alameda County)
February 11, 2018 - 4:52 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A heavy metal hero is being celebrated in the San Francisco Bay Area community where he grew up. Supervisors in Alameda County named Feb. 10 Cliff Burton Day, in honor of the late bassist of Metallica who was born in Castro Valley south of Oakland. Burton was 24 when he was...
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In this 2017 image provided by Sue Condreras, Fanucci, a German shepherd, poses with handler Sue Condreras last summer in upstate New York. Fanucci’s right rear leg was shattered in a van accident in 2014, leaving his show career in doubt. He has become one of the nation’s top German shepherds going into the Wesminster Kennel Club show that begins Monday. (Kenneth Beatty/Sue Condreras via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 10:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Exactly what happened to the dog on that New Jersey highway, no one really knows. This much is true: Fanucci the young German shepherd was so shattered, so bloodied after jumping out of a broken-down van hooked to a speeding tow truck, his life was in jeopardy. "You see the dog, you...
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February 10, 2018 - 12:03 pm
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali's army says at least four people have been killed and several others wounded after their vehicle hit an explosive device in the central Mopti region. The army said the civilians were returning from a village market Friday afternoon when their vehicle hit a land mine between...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2016 file photo, Quentin Tarantino arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Tarantino has apologized to Roman Polanski rape victim Samantha Geimer for comments he made in a 2003 radio interview with Howard Stern. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 08, 2018 - 12:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Quentin Tarantino apologized Thursday to Roman Polanski rape victim Samantha Geimer for comments he made in a 2003 radio interview with Howard Stern. In a statement to IndieWire, Tarantino called his comments about Geimer "cavalier" and said he was "ignorant and insensitive and,...
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In this frame grab from video provided by WRTV in Indianapolis, Manuel Orrego-Savala, a citizen of Guatemala, leaves a court hearing Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Indianapolis. Orrego-Savala is suspected of causing a collision Sunday, Feb. 4, that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson. Orrego-Savala, 37, remained jailed Tuesday but had not been formally charged in Sunday's crash along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis. Prosecutors said they were working with police on the investigation. (WRTV6 via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 2:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana prosecutor blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for politicizing the case of an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. and charged in a drunken crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man, saying his and others' comments were "...
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