Accidents

Phoenix and Glendale, Arizona fire departments battle a fire Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Phoenix. The fire gutted a supermarket in west-central Phoenix during a heavy rainstorm storm Wednesday evening and authorities were trying to determine if the building was struck by lightning. (AP Photo/Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic)
July 12, 2018 - 12:14 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Spencer McClure had two thoughts when he saw smoke starting to fill the back of a supermarket where he was shopping Wednesday evening. He "was trying not to panic" as he saw the smoke around him in the Safeway store, McClure told television station ABC15 (KNXV ). "At the same time I...
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Emergency responders assist a passenger in Ketchikan, Alaska, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, after the crash of a Taquan Air float plane on Prince of Wales Island's Mt. Jumbo. The chartered Taquan Air flight plane crashed Tuesday on a rocky mountainside near Ketchikan. Everyone survived and were rescued hours later by the U.S. Coast Guard. (Dustin Safranek/The Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 10:07 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Ginny Hacker Eiseman spent the weekend reeling in a bounty of colorful fish at Steamboat Bay Fishing Club on remote Noyes Island in Alaska. She was returning home to Ketchikan when the unthinkable happened. The chartered Taquan Air flight that she and 10 others were on crashed...
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July 11, 2018 - 12:11 pm
ROME (AP) — The driver of a station wagon hit by George Clooney's scooter in Italy says he was waiting to turn when a scooter whizzed by, then the actor's slammed into him. Italian news agency ANSA, reporting Wednesday from Sardinia, quoted Antonello Viglino as saying he was "stationary on the...
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Emergency responders assist a passenger injured in a crash of a Taquan Air plane in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Ketchikan, Alaska. All nearly a dozen passengers on board survived the incident, and were flown to Ketchikan aboard Temsco helicopters and transferred for medical care. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 12:00 am
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — All 11 people aboard a plane that crashed Tuesday have been rescued in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, officials said. A Coast Guard helicopter located the crash site and hoisted the pilot and passengers to safety, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Charly...
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Ambulance personnel tend to a man lying on the ground, later identified as actor George Clooney, after being involved in a scooter accident in the near Olbia, on the Sardinia island, Italy, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Actor George Clooney was taken to the hospital in Sardinia on Tuesday and released after being involved in an accident while riding his motor scooter, hospital officials said. “He is recovering at his home and will be fine,” spokesman Stan Rosenfield told The Associated Press in an email. The John Paul II hospital in Olbia confirmed Clooney had been treated and released after Tuesday’s accident. Local media that had gathered at the hospital said Clooney left in a van through a side exit. (AP Photo/Mario Chironi)
July 10, 2018 - 7:57 pm
OLBIA, Sardinia (AP) — Actor George Clooney slammed his motorbike into an oncoming car that turned suddenly into his lane Tuesday and was thrown several meters (yards) in the air on the Italian island of Sardinia, according to video of the crash. "He is recovering at his home and will be fine,"...
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This Sunday, July 8, 2018 photo provided by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office shows a 5-month-old infant with dirt under their fingernails after authorities say the baby survived about nine hours being buried under sticks and debris in the woods. The Missoula County Sheriff's Office says the baby is in good condition at a hospital and calls it a "miracle" that the child survived the weekend ordeal. Authorities say they were called about a man threatening people in the Lolo Hot Springs area of western Montana's Lolo National Forest. Deputies apprehended the man who indicated that the baby was buried somewhere in the woods. (Missoula County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 10, 2018 - 5:43 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A faint whimper in the darkness was all it took. Missoula County Sheriff's Deputy Ross Jessop and U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Nick Scholz rushed toward the sound after hours spent searching the Montana woods for a missing infant. Jessop was about to take...
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A charter plane lays in a field in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday July 10, 2018. The plane crashed killing one person and injuring 20 others with injuries ranging from minor to critical, according to Russel Meiring, a spokesman for paramedic company ER24. (AP Photo/Phil Magakoe)
July 10, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A charter plane crashed outside South Africa's capital on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring nearly 20 others, with four of them briefly trapped inside the wreckage. All of the injured were in serious or critical condition, said Johan Pieterse, Tshwane Emergency...
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July 09, 2018 - 9:55 am
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The remaining wreckage of United Flight 93 has been buried near the Pennsylvania memorial marking where it crashed on 9/11. Flight 93 National Memorial says in a statement Monday that four shipping containers holding the wreckage were buried in a private ceremony on June 21...
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Emergency services rescue victims from overturned train cars near a village in Tekirdag province, Turkey Sunday, July 8, 2018. At least 10 people were killed and more than 70 injured Sunday when multiple cars of a train derailed in western Turkey, a Turkish official said. (Mehmet Yirun/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 2:39 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A passenger train derailed in northwestern Turkey, killing two dozen people and injuring more than 300 others, officials said Monday. Investigators believe that heavy rains caused the ground under the rails to collapse, causing Sunday's crash, Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag said...
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A Chinese relative of a victim in the recent boat sinking is consoled at the Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket, Thailand, Sunday, July 8, 2018. from Chalong pier in Phuket, Thailand, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Thai authorities have begun operations to salvage a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket, killing 41 people, as they search for another 14 missing tourists. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 08, 2018 - 11:38 pm
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Five people reported to have been missing from a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket are alive, Thai authorities said Monday, though it's unclear if the five survived the sinking or never got on the boat. Phuket Gov. Norrapat Plodthong...
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