Transportation

This Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 photo from the New Mexico State Police shows the scene of a collision Thursday between a Greyhound passenger bus and a semitrailer on Interstate 40 near the town of Thoreau, N.M., near the Arizona border. A California-based trucking company and one of its drivers were accused of negligence Friday in a pair of lawsuits as investigators sorted through the wreckage from the deadly bus crash on a New Mexico highway. (New Mexico State Police via AP)
August 31, 2018 - 7:29 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A California-based trucking company and one of its drivers were accused of negligence Friday in a pair of lawsuits as investigators sorted through the wreckage from a deadly bus crash on a New Mexico highway. Eight people were killed and 25 injured, including three young...
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August 31, 2018 - 11:26 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond police officer who fatally shot a naked, unarmed man on an interstate highway will not face criminal charges because the shooting was "an act of justifiable homicide," a prosecutor said Friday. In a report released Friday, Commonwealth's Attorney Michael Herring said...
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This photo from video provided by KQRENews13 shows first responders working the scene of a deadly collision between a Greyhound passenger bus and a semi-truck on Interstate 40 near the town of Thoreau, N.M., near the Arizona border, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Multiple people were killed and others were seriously injured. Officers and rescue workers were on scene but did not provide details about how many people were killed or injured, or what caused the crash. (KQRENews13 via AP)
August 30, 2018 - 9:44 pm
THOREAU, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a commercial bus crash in New Mexico (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Authorities say there are now seven confirmed fatalities from a truck-bus crash on a New Mexico interstate. Preliminary information indicates a semi-truck traveling the opposite way had a blow-out...
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August 30, 2018 - 5:42 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian official says a military helicopter has crashed and killed all 17 people on board, including two children. Police official Aschalew Alemu tells the Ethiopian News Agency that the crash occurred Thursday morning in the Oromia region. The helicopter was...
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Smoke rises from the Eleftherios Venizelos ship as it approaches the port of Piraeus, near Athen Wednesday, Aug. 29 2018. The passenger ferry with hundreds of passengers and crew arrived early Wednesday at the port of Piraeus after a fire broke out while the vessel while it was en route to the island of Crete, Greek coast guard said. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
August 29, 2018 - 2:50 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A fire broke out on a ferry sailing from the island of Crete to mainland Greece early Wednesday, forcing hundreds of passengers to don life vests and wait on the deck for hours before they were safely evacuated as the ship returned to port. The fire on the Eleftherios...
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August 28, 2018 - 5:50 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Air Force has declared three days of national mourning after a pilot was killed during a free-fall exercise in southern Greece. The Air Force said Squadron Leader Nikolaos Vassiliou, 39, was killed when his ?-2E Buckeye training jet crashed in a forest near the...
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August 26, 2018 - 4:48 am
LONDON (AP) — British coastguards are searching for two missing fishermen in the North Sea after three others from their capsized boat were rescued by a passing cruise ship. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency says the search operation was suspended during the night but resumed Sunday morning, with...
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In this handout photo provided by the Bulgarian Interior Ministry, a view of a bus that crashed and overturned, near the town of Svoge, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. Bulgaria's health minister says a tourist bus has flipped over on a highway near Sofia, the capital, killing at least 15 people and leaving 27 others injured. Police said a bus carrying tourists on a weekend trip to a nearby resort overturned and then fell down a side road 20 meters (66 feet) below the highway. (Bulgarian Interior Ministry via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 3:59 am
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Five people still have life-threatening injuries Sunday, a day after their tourist bus flipped over on a Bulgarian highway, killing at least 16 people and leaving 18 injured, authorities said. Dr. Nikolay Gabrovski from Sofia's emergency hospital spoke Sunday about the...
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August 25, 2018 - 10:55 am
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria's health minister says a tourist bus has flipped over on a highway near Sofia, the capital, killing at least 15 people and leaving 27 others injured. Police said a bus carrying tourists on a weekend trip to a nearby resort overturned and then fell down a side road 20...
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August 24, 2018 - 3:41 am
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A prosecutor on leave from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence after his car smashed into one carrying popular Los Angeles radio personality Big Boy. The Los Angeles Times reports Michael...
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