LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — For a month now, Russian forces have repeatedly attacked Ukrainian medical facilities, striking at hospitals, ambulances, medics, patients and even newborns — with at least 34 assaults independently documented by The Associated Press.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man is facing multiple charges in connection with a traffic accident in which a passenger inside his vehicle was killed, authorities said.
Delaware State Police said in a news release that an SUV was traveling southbound on Judith Road south of Dinahs Corner Road near Dover on Wednesday evening.
DELL RAPIDS, S.D. (AP) — A 14-year-old Dell Rapids boy has died of injuries he suffered when he was struck by a pickup truck while riding his bike, sheriff's officials said.
The crash happened Wednesday, according to the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Washington man is dead after a boating accident on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Custer County.
Robert Gray, 63, of Mill Creek, Washington, was floating the river Tuesday afternoon “when his raft struck a log jam, throwing him into the water,” according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.
TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court began hearings Thursday in a lawsuit seeking nearly $5 million in damages for six people who were children in Fukushima at the time of its 2011 nuclear power plant disaster and later developed thyroid cancer.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico said Wednesday that six migrants were killed and 25 were injured after a bus they were riding in plunged through a guardrail and down an embankment.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A pregnant woman was shot multiple times following a traffic accident, and two men each face attempted murder charges, a North Carolina police department said.
High Point police said three cars were waiting to make a left turn on Monday evening when the third car in line moved forward and hit the car ahead of it, pushing that car into the first car, news outlets reported.
BANGKOK (AP) — At least 16 people from Myanmar’s Rohingya minority have died after a storm capsized the boat they were traveling on to seek refuge in another country, officials and a recovery team member said Tuesday.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three Honduran migrants drowned off Mexico’s Gulf coast and four were still missing, the governor of the coastal state of Veracruz said Monday.
Four migrants, also Hondurans, were pulled alive from the ocean by rescuers after their 25-foot open boat apparently capsized off the coast.
CHEROKEE, Iowa (AP) — A northwest Iowa police officer has been charged after he allegedly hit a 6-year-old girl with his pickup truck and then drove away.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two women died after a taxi cab jumped the curb following a collision with another vehicle then struck pedestrians on a sidewalk at a busy San Francisco street corner, police said.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A woman has died after she was critically injured in a boating accident at Lake Pleasant, authorities said Sunday.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials said 32-year-old Tehanah Smith was airlifted to a hospital Saturday evening after one of her legs was cut off while she was waterskiing on the lake’s north end.
LINVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A 53-year-old man has died after drowning at a popular waterfall in western North Carolina.
The Linville Volunteer Fire Department said it received a call late Friday morning about a missing swimmer at Elk River Falls.
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Four people were killed and three others injured in a wreck on Highway 81 in Anderson, South Carolina, authorities said Saturday.
NEW ROADS, La. (AP) — Authorities have shut down False River after a boating accident left one person dead and another one missing.
Two boats collided in the river in Pointe Coupee Parish around 10 p.m.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school bus driver is charged with driving while impaired after an accident in which a construction worker was hit, authorities said.
News outlets report Raleigh police responded around 10:40 a.m.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) —
A South Carolina judge granted bond on Friday to the former “American Idol” contestant accused of barreling into a man with his pickup truck and killing him.
Caleb Kennedy, 17, received a $50,000 bond and was ordered to receive mental health treatment while in home detention, news outlets reported.
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Human remains that were found in a car in the Connecticut River last year are those of a New Hampshire woman who disappeared in 1978 in a motor vehicle accident, authorities said Friday.
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 2-year-old boy has been convicted on three counts, a prosecutor said.
Angel Alberta Estep was found guilty Thursday of leaving the scene of an accident causing death, failure to render aid and failure to report, McDowell County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Dennie Morgan told WVVA-TV.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Three players were injured when the chartered bus carrying the Murray State softball team was involved in a two-vehicle crash on the way to the NCAA Tournament in Alabama, police said.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities were investigating Thursday after a toddler was killed when his father accidentally ran him over with an SUV at their Southern California home, officials said.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in northern New Jersey announced charges including aggravated manslaughter against a Florida man on Thursday after he allegedly hit several pedestrians while driving a stolen car in the heart of downtown Paterson.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan announced Thursday that it will donate 2 million euros ($2.1 million) to the International Atomic Energy Agency for its efforts to ensure the safety of Ukrainian nuclear facilities that have come under Russian attack.
CARY, Ill. (AP) — A north suburban Chicago boy struck and killed by a school bus has been identified.
The accident Monday afternoon in Cary killed 3-year-old Samuel Huddleston, the McHenry County Coroner’s Office said.
BRANDON, Miss. (AP) — A petition calls for rebranding a manmade lake in central Mississippi by removing the name of a racist former governor and replacing it with the name of a longtime journalist who wrote about hunting and fishing.
MADRID (AP) — A cargo train smashed into a rush-hour passenger train in Catalonia on Monday, killing an engineer and injuring 85 people, Spanish authorities and the regional rail company said. Emergency crews said they were helping to evacuate about 100 people on the passenger train.
SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — A tourist bus with an apparently drowsy driver slammed into a billboard Monday on a highway on Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing at least 14 people and injuring 19 others, police said.
Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds, who has died after a single-vehicle auto accident, was a big-hitting allrounder who built a credible test career and was an exemplar of Australian sport's prized larrikin tradition.
ROCKLIN, Calif. (AP) — The chief executive officer of Placer County acknowledged Friday that he was the driver who struck and killed an 18-year-old student after police determined he wasn't at fault.
TAYLORSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A 6-year-old Oklahoma girl died Sunday when an all-terrain vehicle she was a passenger on crashed in central Illinois, also injuring her uncle and another child, authorities said.
STANDISH, Maine (AP) — The sheriff in Maine’s most populous county needed to be rescued after his kayak capsized in Sebago Lake.
Cumberland County Sheriff Kevin Joyce suffered symptoms of hypothermia following the episode Wednesday and was taken to Maine Medical Center as a precautionary measure, officials said.
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese passenger jet veered off the runway during takeoff and caught fire on Thursday, sending black smoke billowing into the air and injuring more than 30 people.
The Tibet Airlines flight with 122 people on board was departing from the southwestern city of Chongqing for a flight to Nyingchi in China's Tibet region.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy on Wednesday said the Naval Special Warfare sailor killed in a training accident in Virginia was Electronics Technician 1st Class Ryan DeKorte from Lubbock, Texas.
DeKorte died Monday from injuries received late last week in a helicopter landing incident during an exercise at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia.
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal investigators blamed a deadly 2019 helicopter crash in Hawaii on the pilot’s decision to keep flying into worsening weather, and in a report Tuesday they accused regulators of lax oversight of air tours that are popular among tourists to the islands.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A top aide to Republican South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced Tuesday he is seeking the GOP nomination for state attorney general, suggesting that Ravnsborg won’t seek another term as he faces an impeachment trial in the death of a pedestrian.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian singer-songwriter Nick Cave has confirmed the death of his son Jethro Lazenby at age 31.
“With much sadness, I can confirm that my son, Jethro, has passed away,” the frontman of rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds said in a statement Tuesday.
JASPER, Ark. (AP) — A 46-year-old Missouri man died after falling about 20 feet (6 meters) while hiking at the Buffalo National River in Arkansas, officials said Monday.
Brad Lee Thomas of Springfield was hiking with a group on Saturday in an underdeveloped wilderness area when he fell in the Indian Creek drainage, the National Park Service said.
LIBBY, Mont. (AP) — An experienced kayaker from Victor, Idaho, died in a kayaking accident in the Yaak River in northwestern Montana over the weekend, Lincoln County officials said Monday.
Dispatchers received an SOS message from a GPS device in the river at about 12:20 p.m.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Almost six months after a Santa Fe police officer's 2-year-old son was accidentally shot and killed in his home, state prosecutors are conducting an investigation into possible charges.
NEW YORK (AP) — A hit-and-run driver pleaded guilty Friday in a suburban New York a suburban New York crash that killed the father of Nicki Minaj and was promised a year or less in jail, disappointing prosecutors and the hip hop star's mother.
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina district attorney says the shooting death of a woman who was mistaken for a panther was a “tragic and heart-wrenching accident” for which no charges will be filed.
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was “home and fine” on Thursday, one day after a report that he was involved in a traffic accident and taken to a hospital as a precaution.
Stephen Jones, the owner's son and an executive vice president for the Cowboys, updated his father's condition to The Associated Press.
MORAINE, Ohio (AP) — A man was shot by police officers and later died after authorities allege he pointed a gun at the officers following a crash on an interstate in Ohio, authorities said.
Moraine police and fire crews responded shortly before 6 a.m.
HICKORY, N.C. (AP) — An 18-year-old high school student has drowned in a North Carolina lake, a sheriff's office said.
PHOENIX (AP) — An autopsy says a Mexican woman found hanging on the border wall in southern Arizona choked to death in an accident when she became entangled in climbing gear.
The Pima County Medical Examiner's report conducted for the Cochise County Sheriff's office said Griselda Anais Verduzco Armenta, 31, was found suspended from the border wall entrapped by a cord, tie-down straps and seat belt around her neck, chest and arms.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police say 20 people have been killed after a passenger bus crashed into a tea estate off a highway in western Uganda.
Police said at least seven of the victims in the Wednesday morning accident are minors.
The fire at a Perdue Farms soybean facility in Virginia on Saturday was relatively small. Firefighters had it under control about an hour after arriving and the plant remains fully operational.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa state board has approved an $8 million payment to an Illinois man who was left permanently disabled when he was hit in 2019 by an Iowa Transportation Department snow plow.
BEIJING (AP) — Two people were rescued Sunday from the rubble of a building in central China more than 50 hours after it collapsed, leaving dozens trapped or missing, state media said.
Separately, police arrested nine people including the building owner on suspicion of causing a major liability accident, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
CAIRO (AP) — At least eight children died Saturday when a passenger tricycle overturned and sank in an irrigation channel in Egypt’s Nile Delta, authorities said.
The accident took place in the city of Itay el-Baroud in the Mediterranean province of Beheira.