Accidents

A memorial is displayed for the victims of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team bus crash on the corner of highway 35 and highway 335 near Codette, Saskatchewan, Canada, on Saturday, April, 6, 2019. The Broncos' bus collided with a semi driven by a novice trucker who ran a stop sign at the rural intersection one year ago Saturday. Sixteen people killed and 13 injured. (Kayle Neis/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 11:17 pm
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — After prayers and songs filled the Saskatchewan hockey arena, Carol Brons spoke as a grieving mother. Her daughter was one of 16 people who died when the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team bus collided with a semi at a rural intersection. Thirteen others were injured...
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In this Wednesday, March 20, 2019 photo, Ryan Straschnitzki speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia, Straschnitzki, a young hockey player was paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Canada. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 04, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tom Straschnitzki was wrangling his fussy youngest child when his iPhone buzzed. His hands full, Tom put the phone on speaker and heard the terrifying sound of his oldest son calling from a bus and screaming for help. "Dad, you've got to help this time! You've got to save the...
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March 21, 2019 - 4:03 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court says former NBA star David West is not entitled to a nearly $1.5 million award stemming from BP's 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Court records show West submitted a claim under the terms of a settlement BP entered after the spill to avoid prolonged...
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March 18, 2019 - 8:59 am
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man killed in a car crash last week has been identified as a former Major League Baseball player who was a member of the Seattle Mariners during its inaugural season. News outlets report Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken says 72-year-old Leroy Stanton...
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The home stretch race track is empty at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., Thursday, March 7, 2019. Extensive testing of the dirt track is under way at eerily quiet Santa Anita, where the deaths of 21 thoroughbreds in two months has forced the indefinite cancellation of horse racing and thrown the workaday world of trainers, jockeys and horses into disarray. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
March 08, 2019 - 6:05 pm
It was supposed to be one of the most thrilling days of the year at Santa Anita. Two big races at the historic Southern California track, including one of the top preps for the Kentucky Derby. Bob Baffert in the house, sending out a pair of undefeated 3-year-olds. But the place will be empty on...
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Auto Racing legend Mario Andretti, left, talks with Robert Wickens at the IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race in St. Petersburg, Fla., Friday, March 8, 2019. Wickens returned to a race track for the first time since he suffered a major spinal cord injury in a crash six months ago. (Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
March 08, 2019 - 4:37 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — His psychologist has warned Robert Wickens to consider the worst possible scenarios as he recovers from a spinal cord injury. Wickens prefers to think only about the day when he is no longer in a wheelchair and able to race cars again. "There's a mental aspect that I'm...
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March 08, 2019 - 1:18 pm
In a story March 7 about an airplane mishap, The Associated Press reported erroneously that an incident involving a plane carrying the University of Michigan basketball team occurred in 2016. It happened in 2017, as was correctly reported later in the story. A corrected version of the story is...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2019, file photo, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim speaks at a news conference after the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke, in Syracuse, N.Y. A New Yorker who was fatally struck by a vehicle driven by Syracuse University’s basketball coach is being remembered as family man who loved life. A funeral will be held on Thursday evening, Feb. 28 for Jorge Jimenez. Police say Coach Jim Boeheim accidentally struck Jimenez on Feb. 20 while trying to avoid a disabled vehicle. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi, File)
March 07, 2019 - 4:31 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim will not be charged in last month's fatal highway accident and the case is closed. Boeheim was "not reckless," Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick said Thursday. Fitzpatrick added his decision came after reviewing the...
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FILE - In this undated file photo, the snow-capped mountain of Nanga Parbat is seen in northern Pakistan. A Pakistani mountaineering official says military helicopters could not drop off four Spanish rescuers to search for a missing pair of European climbers because of heavy snowing. (AP Photo/Musaf Zaman Kazmi, File)
March 04, 2019 - 1:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — The intense search for two European climbers missing on the world's ninth-highest mountain produced no leads Monday, increasing fears that they may have perished. Pakistani army helicopters that had earlier been grounded by foul weather scoured the peaks of Nanga Parbat for signs of...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson, top and Houston's Julia Blackshell-Fair fall to the court chasing a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. Samuelson left the game injured after the play. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 02, 2019 - 3:31 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier celebrated senior day by scoring 29 points and grabbing nine rebounds to lead No. 2 UConn over Houston 83-61 on Saturday. Fellow senior Katie Lou Samuelson scored 11 points for UConn (27-2, 15-0 American) before injuring her back diving for a loose ball in the...
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