Automotive accidents

James Holmes walks behind an oak tree that fell across his walkup and took down the power line to his house on Wednesday night in Larkspur, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Heavy rain, snow and wind pummeled much of California Thursday, causing several deaths, leaving thousands without power and forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes. (James Cacciatore/Marin Independent Journal via AP)
January 17, 2019 - 10:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians were cleaning up and drying off Friday after a series of storms dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state, caused at least six deaths and forced the rescue of more than a dozen people in rushing rivers. Road crews will be working to clear mud, debris and...
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A work crew removes branches from a tree on Mission Street in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Heavy rain, snow and wind pummeled much of California Thursday, causing at least five deaths, leaving thousands without power and forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
January 17, 2019 - 4:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The storm that pummeled much of California for three days began moving east Thursday after causing at least six deaths, forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes and plunging nearly 300,000 utility customers into darkness. The winter storm is forecast to...
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A Caltrans worker covers spilled fuel and liquids with absorbent while cleaning up after a multi-car collision along a foggy Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass near Hesperia Calif., Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019. (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP)
January 16, 2019 - 8:43 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A falling tree killed a man in Oakland on Wednesday as a powerful storm lashed Northern California with high winds and rain, authorities said. The man was struck on an embankment near Interstate 580 and died at the scene. The man, who was homeless, may have been "just trying to...
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This Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety shows the scene of a crash about 11 miles east of Flagstaff, Ariz. A tank trucker’s trailer detached from the truck and rolled on its side on slick pavement, spilling a river of liquid chocolate onto westbound lanes of Interstate 40. Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves said the wreck required cleanup crews to pour most of the 40,000 gallons (151,412 liters) of chocolate into the highway median to lighten the damaged tanker so it could be towed away. The DPS said there were no injuries and the driver was not cited. (Arizona DPS via AP)
January 15, 2019 - 10:50 am
FLAGSSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in northern Arizona had a sweet hot mess on their hands after a tank trucker's trailer detached from the truck and rolled on its side on slick pavement, spilling a river of liquid chocolate onto westbound lanes of Interstate 40. The Arizona Daily Sun reports the...
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Snow blankets a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square with the White House behind, as a winter storm arrives in the region, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 13, 2019 - 4:22 pm
A winter storm that contributed to at least five deaths in the Midwest pummeled the mid-Atlantic region for a second day Sunday, bringing with it an icy mix that knocked out power, cancelled flights and contributed to hundreds of car accidents. Virginia State Police said the driver of a military...
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This 2018 booking photo released by the Yolo County Sheriff's Office shows Kevin Douglas Limbaugh. Authorities identified the 48-year-old Limbaugh as the man who shot and killed Davis, Calif., rookie police officer Natalie Corona, 22, on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, and later took his own life during a standoff with police. The Sacramento Bee reports that court documents show Limbaugh was convicted in a battery case and agreed in November to surrender a semiautomatic rifle. (Yolo County Sheriff's Office via AP)
January 13, 2019 - 2:24 pm
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — The man who shot and killed a rookie California police officer left a letter on the bed in the home where he lived claiming police bombarded him with ultrasonic waves, officials said. Police in the college town of Davis near Sacramento on Saturday made public the one-paragraph...
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January 13, 2019 - 2:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — Switzerland says six of its citizens have been killed in a road crash in northern Sweden. The foreign ministry in Bern said Sunday that a Swiss consular official had been sent to the region to help the victims' families, but gave no further details on the deaths. It said one person...
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Kyle Haraugh, of NFL Films, clears snow from a camera location at Arrowhead Stadium before an NFL divisional football playoff game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Indianapolis Colts, in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
January 12, 2019 - 5:09 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A massive winter snowstorm that blanketed several Midwest states was a factor in at least five road deaths on Saturday and forced the grounds crew to scramble to clear snow from Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City ahead of the NFL divisional playoff game. The storm moved into Kansas...
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Michael Fuehne, left, and David Fellner Jr., both of Belleville, strain as they push the car of Billy Brownlee out of a pile of snow after Brownlee went sideways while making a turn in Belleville, Ill., on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Multiple deaths on snow-slicked roads were reported in the Midwest as a winter storm swept the region this weekend, snarling traffic in several states and leaving thousands without power. (Tim Vizer/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
January 12, 2019 - 1:28 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm sweeping across parts of the Midwest this weekend (all times local): 3 p.m. The Mid-Atlantic region is bracing for a winter storm that's already made travel treacherous across the Midwest. The storm moved into Kansas and Nebraska from the Rockies on...
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January 12, 2019 - 6:06 am
HELSINKI (AP) — A mining company truck has crashed into a minibus in northern Sweden, and Swedish media are reporting that six people have died and one person is injured in the crash. The Swedish mining company Kaunis Iron said one of its trucks crashed head-on with another vehicle north of the...
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