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New 1994 Ferry Disaster Report: No Collision, No Explosion

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — There is no indication that either a collision or an explosion caused the 1994 sinking of a ferry in the Baltic Sea in one of Europe’s deadliest peacetime maritime disasters, the accident investigation boards of Estonia, …

Two Historic Aircraft Collide at Veterans Day Show in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — Two historic military aircraft collided and crashed Saturday during an air show in Dallas, exploding into a ball of flames and sending black smoke billowing into the sky. It was not clear how many people were on …

Coast Guard: 13 Rescued from Sinking Vessel off Virginia

NORFOLK, Virginia (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard, a crew of scientists and others launched an air and sea mission to rescue 13 people, including a child, from a fishing vessel just moments before it sank in darkness early Friday …

Military Man Charged in Fiery Anchorage Crash that Killed 2

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A member of the military charged with manslaughter in a fiery crash in Alaska that killed two people told authorities he was so drunk, he didn’t remember driving, according to charging documents. Matthew Davis, 23, also …

Ariz. Supreme: Even Multiple Negligent Acts not Enough for Punitive Damages

The Arizona Supreme Court Tuesday reversed a ruling that allowed the family of the victim of a fatal crash to pursue punitive damages against a trucking company, reasserting its holding in a 1986 decision that negligent acts alone are not …

Truck Driver on Trial in Crash that Killed Seven Motorcyclists

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The trial for a commercial truck driver charged with causing the deaths in 2019 of seven members of a Marine motorcycle club will open Tuesday, more than three years after the crash in northern New Hampshire. …

3 Killed as Train Hit Car Were Headed to Funeral Fundraiser

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Three women killed when an Amtrak commuter train smashed into their car in Northern California were headed to a fundraiser at a vineyard for a Brentwood resident who died less than a week ago. The crash …

NTSB Investigators Look into Fatal Missouri Amtrak Accident

MENDON, Mo. (AP) — Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board were in Missouri Tuesday trying to determine how an Amtrak train carrying more than 200 people slammed into a dump truck, killing two train passengers and the truck driver. …

Tanker Owner Owes $44.6M over 2017 Fatal Crash with U.S. Navy Destroyer

NEW YORK –– A U.S. judge on Wednesday said the owner of an oil tanker must pay the United States $44.6 million over its role in a 2017 collision between the tanker with a U.S. Navy destroyer in southeast Asia …

They Might Be Giants Singer-Guitarist Injured in NYC Crash

NEW YORK (AP) — They Might Be Giants singer-guitarist John Flansburgh was seriously injured in a car crash this week while being driven home from the alternative rock band’s first gig on a pandemic-delayed tour, prompting the postponement of shows …