Transportation accidents

May 27, 2018 - 5:03 pm
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland are continuing to investigate a fatal motorcycle crash. Officers were sent to the area of 77th Street and Coastal Highway Saturday afternoon for a report of a serious collision between a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle. First responders confirmed...
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May 26, 2018 - 10:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a clash among people leaving a party boat led to a chase, a car crash and an officer firing a shot. The Police Department says the events began around 11 p.m. Friday with a fracas as boat passengers disembarked around 58th Street and First Avenue in Brooklyn...
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May 26, 2018 - 9:35 am
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a paddler whose kayak capsized in a cold northern New York lake was rescued from a tiny island in it. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports that the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department and other agencies began searching around 5:15 p.m. Friday after...
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A photo provided by the Portland (Ore.) Police Bureau shows Greg Phillip Porter, 61, who is being held at the Multnomah County jail on several counts, including three counts each of attempted murder and assault, in connection with a hit-and-run. A driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday, May 25, 2018, in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and being arrested within hours of the crash, authorities said. (Portland Police Bureau via AP)
May 26, 2018 - 2:14 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash, authorities said. Greg Phillip Porter, 61, is being held at the Multnomah County jail on...
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Clothing is strewn on the sidewalk at the scene where pedestrians were hit by a motorists in Portland, Ore., Friday, May 25, 2018. Authorities say paramedics tended to "multiple patients" after a hit-and-run driver struck pedestrians in downtown Portland. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
May 26, 2018 - 1:57 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash, authorities said. Greg Phillip Porter, 61, is being held at the Multnomah County jail on...
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May 25, 2018 - 9:19 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Rescuers have recovered a sport utility vehicle from the upper Selway River in the Idaho backcountry, but Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings says none of the four hunters missing since the crash earlier this week were inside. The vehicle flipped into the river early Monday in...
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Clothing is strewn on the sidewalk at the scene where pedestrians were hit by a motorists in Portland, Ore., Friday, May 25, 2018. Authorities say paramedics tended to "multiple patients" after a hit-and-run driver struck pedestrians in downtown Portland. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
May 25, 2018 - 7:38 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash, authorities said. Someone called 911 after spotting a blue SUV that matched the description...
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Clothing is strewn on the sidewalk at the scene where pedestrians were hit by a motorists in Portland, Ore., Friday, May 25, 2018. Authorities say paramedics tended to "multiple patients" after a hit-and-run driver struck pedestrians in downtown Portland. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
May 25, 2018 - 6:15 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash, authorities said. Someone called 911 after spotting a blue SUV that matched the description...
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A woman places flowers by a mural showing Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Indian dentist who had sought and been denied an abortion before she died after a miscarriage in a Galway hospital, with the word YES over it, in Dublin, Ireland, on the day of a referendum on the 8th amendment of the constitution. The referendum on whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion law is being seen by anti-abortion activists as a last-ditch stand against what they view as a European norm of abortion-on-demand, while for pro-abortion rights advocates, it is a fundamental moment for declaring an Irish woman's right to choose. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 5:41 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on the abortion referendum in Ireland (all times local): 10:30 p.m. An Irish Times exit poll suggests Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to repeal its constitutional ban on abortion. The survey by pollster Ipsos-MRBI says 68 percent of voters backed repeal of the ban and 32...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 11, 2018, file photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a red light in South Jordan, Utah. The Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into the stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked up speed for 3.5 seconds before crashing into the firetruck the report said. The driver manually hit the brakes a fraction of a second before impact. (South Jordan Police Department via AP,File)
May 25, 2018 - 1:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked...
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