Crash

A small memorial of flowers is seen at Canandaigua Motorsports Park Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Canandaigua, N.Y. On Saturday night, Tony Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr., 20, a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the track trying to confront Stewart during a race at the track in upstate New York. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said his department's investigation is not criminal and that Stewart was "fully cooperative" and appeared "very upset" over what had happened. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death

PORT LEYDEN, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear. He’d sit up on his seat, floor […]

08/11/2014

LAPD detective killed in crash was 27-year veteran

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An off-duty Los Angeles police detective killed when a cement truck smashed into a pickup truck in Beverly Hills was a 27-year department veteran, officials said Saturday. The LAPD identified the […]

05/10/2014

A California Highway Patrol officer walks past the demolished cab of a FedEx truck at a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A couple said a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a median, sideswiped their car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, adding a new […]

04/12/2014

A member of Indonesian National Search And Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) uses a binocular to scan the horizon during a search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 conducted on the waters of the Strait of Malacca off Sumatra island, Indonesia, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Malaysia asked India to join the expanding search for the missing Boeing 777 near the Andaman Sea, far to the northwest of its last reported position and a further sign Wednesday that authorities have no idea where the plane might be more than four days after it vanished. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda)

Report: Chinese site may show plane debris images

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Satellite images on a Chinese government website show suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner floating off the southern tip of Vietnam, near the plane’s original flight path, China’s […]

03/12/2014

Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation's Director General Azharuddin Abdul Rahman briefs reporters on search and recovery efforts.  (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)

Stolen passports probed in Malaysian plane mystery

PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — Authorities questioned travel agents Monday at a beach resort in Thailand about two men who boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports, part of a growing international investigation into […]

03/10/2014

Oil found in ocean didn’t come from missing plane

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash […]

03/10/2014

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US to assist in Malaysia air crash investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal safety officials say a team of experts is en route to Asia to be ready to assist in the investigation of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that disappeared with 239 people on […]

03/08/2014

Pilot killed in fighter jet crash is identified

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The military pilot killed in a fighter jet crash during a training exercise in Nevada has been identified as Marine Capt. Reid Nannen. The Los Angeles Times reports that Marine Aircraft […]

03/08/2014

Mother and 4 kids killed in fiery Calif. crash

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A Central California mother and her four children were killed in fiery crash during the weekend after a vehicle ran a stop sign and hit their SUV. The crash occurred after […]

02/16/2014

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Multi-car crash on SoCal freeway leaves 6 dead

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — A wrong-way driver on a Southern California freeway was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after causing a pre-dawn crash with multiple vehicles Sunday that left six people dead, a highway […]

02/09/2014

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