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Kobe Bryant Widow Awarded $16M in Trial over Crash Photos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s widow was awarded $16 million as part of a $31 million jury verdict Wednesday against Low Angeles County for deputies and firefighters sharing grisly photos of the NBA star, his 13-year-old daughter and other …

Lawyer: Photos of Kobe Bryant’s Remains Shared ‘for a Laugh’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An institutional “culture of callousness” led Los Angeles County deputies and firefighters to shoot and share photos of the remains of Kobe Bryant and other victims of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the Lakers star, …

Copter Crashes, Kills 4 During Severe New Mexico Fire Season

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Evidence indicates that a helicopter that crashed in northern New Mexico after helping fight a wildfire over the weekend descended at a fast rate, with the craft ending up mangled and in pieces after first hitting …

Feds Release 1st Report on W.Va. Fatal Helicopter Crash

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A helicopter crash last month that killed six people in West Virginia occurred when the aircraft hit a rock face 15 minutes after takeoff from a local airport, federal investigators said in a preliminary report Tuesday. …

Six Injured After Sheriff Helicopter Crash in National Forest

AZUSA, Calif. (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday afternoon after a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department helicopter crashed in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa, the LA County Fire Department said. All six passengers were airlifted to Pomona Valley Medical …

Report: Pilot Fought to Save Helicopter Before Deadly Crash

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The pilot of a police helicopter desperately tried to keep flying before crashing into the ocean off Southern California last month, killing another officer, investigators said in a preliminary report Wednesday. Two Huntington Beach officers …

Helicopters Crash Near Utah Ski Resort in Training Accident

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Blackhawk helicopters crashed within a few hundred yards of a Utah ski resort Tuesday morning during a training exercise as skiers on a nearby lift watched a huge cloud of snow billow into the …

Medical Helicopter Crashes Near Church; All 4 Aboard Survive

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP)–A pilot crash-landed a medical helicopter Tuesday without loss of life in a residential area of suburban Philadelphia, somehow avoiding a web of power lines and buildings as the aircraft fluttered, hit the street and slid into …

Judge: Kobe Bryant’s Widow Must Turn Over Therapy Records

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ruled that Kobe Bryant’s widow must turn over her therapy records to Los Angeles County in her lawsuit claiming she suffered emotional distress after first responders took and shared graphic photos from the …

After ‘Rust’ Shooting, a Look at Other Notable Set Accidents

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the set of the Alec Baldwin movie “Rust” is a reminder of the dangers that can exist on film and television sets. As authorities investigate why …