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The Latest: Paris street is devastated by gas blast; 3 dead

PARIS —Jan 12, 2019—The Latest on blast at Paris bakery (all times local): 10 p.m. A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak has blown apart a Paris bakery and devastated the street it was on, killing three people and injuring dozens. Witnesses described the explosion Saturday morning as deafening. It blew out windows … Continue reading The Latest: Paris street is devastated by gas blast; 3 dead

PARIS | 2 firefighters killed in Paris bakery blast; dozens injured

PARIS—Jan 12, 2019—French authorities said two firefighters were killed and 47 people injured in a powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday that blasted out windows and overturned cars. Firefighters pulled injured victims from windows and evacuated residents as smoke billowed over Rue de Trevise in the … Continue reading PARIS | 2 firefighters killed in Paris bakery blast; dozens injured

PARIS | Paris fire department spokesman says blast at bakery injured 36 people, including 12 in critical condition

PARIS —Jan 12, 2019—Paris fire department spokesman says blast at bakery injured 36 people, including 12 in critical condition. By Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG | 3 killed in train collision in South Africa, responders say

JOHANNESBURG — Jan 08, 2019—Authorities in South Africa say a train collision in the capital has killed three people and injured more than 200. Netcare911, an emergency responders’ group, says many injuries are “minor to moderate” but that one person in critical condition was airlifted to a hospital after the accident Tuesday in Pretoria. Authorities … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | 3 killed in train collision in South Africa, responders say

BARCELONA, Spain | Fire kills 3 in apartment building in northeastern Spain

BARCELONA, Spain — Jan 05, 2019—Firefighters in Spain say that three people have been killed and more have been injured after a fire broke out in an apartment building in a town near Barcelona. Firefighters for the northeastern region of Catalonia say that the blaze on Saturday also left one baby in critical condition and … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain | Fire kills 3 in apartment building in northeastern Spain

STRASBOURG, France | Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout

STRASBOURG, France — The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. The Paris prosecutor’s office, which handles terror cases in France, formally identified the man killed in the eastern French … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout

STRASBOURG, France | Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

STRASBOURG, France — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg’s famous Christmas market Tuesday, killing three people, wounding 12 and sparking a massive manhunt. France immediately raised its terror alert level. It was unclear if the market — a popular gathering place that was the … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. | Amazon workers treated after bear repellant releases fumes

ROBBINSVILLE, N.J.  — Authorities say 24 workers at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey have been taken to the hospital, at least one of them in critical condition, after bear repellant fell off a shelf and released fumes. About 30 other workers were treated at the warehouse in Robbinsville on Wednesday morning. Most people were … Continue reading ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. | Amazon workers treated after bear repellant releases fumes

DAMASCUS, Syria | Syrian officials: More than 100 wounded in chemical attack

DAMASCUS, Syria — A Syrian official and the state news agency say more than 100 people have been treated at hospitals after a suspected poison gas attack by rebels in the northern city of Aleppo, updating an earlier toll. Forensic Medicine General Director Zaher Hajo told The Associated Press Sunday that those wounded the night before were … Continue reading DAMASCUS, Syria | Syrian officials: More than 100 wounded in chemical attack

KABUL, Afghanistan | Suicide bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital, 43 killed

KABUL, Afghanistan— A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Muslim religious scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 43 people, Afghan officials said. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said another 83 people were wounded in the attack, which took place as Muslims around the world marked the birthday of … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Suicide bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital, 43 killed

CHICAGO | The Latest: 4 dead in Chicago hospital shooting

CHICAGO — The Latest on a shooting at a Chicago hospital (all times local): 7:40 p.m. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office says it has been notified that four people have died in the shooting at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital & Medical Center. The Chicago Police Department says Monday that one of its officers was shot … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: 4 dead in Chicago hospital shooting

CHICAGO | Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, kills at least 3

CHICAGO — A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, killing at least three people, including a police officer, before the suspect also died, authorities said. A police spokesman said it was not immediately clear if the attacker took his own life or was killed by police at Mercy Hospital on the city’s South … Continue reading CHICAGO | Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, kills at least 3

CHICAGO | The Latest: Officer shot at Chicago hospital

CHICAGO  — The Latest on a shooting near a Chicago hospital (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Chicago police say an officer has been shot during an active-shooting incident at a hospital on the city’s South Side. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the officer is in critical condition. He says one “possible offender” has also been … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: Officer shot at Chicago hospital

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. | Wisconsin town mourns 3 Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in crash

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. — A western Wisconsin community on Sunday was grieving the deaths of three Girl Scouts and an adult who were collecting trash along a rural highway when police say a pickup truck veered off the road and hit them before speeding away. Authorities have not released the names of the girls or … Continue reading LAKE HALLIE, Wis. | Wisconsin town mourns 3 Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in crash

CINCINNATI | Reds: Minor leaguer killed, 2 injured in car accident

CINCINNATI — Pitcher Jairo Capellan was killed and two other Cincinnati Reds minor leaguers were injured in a car accident Saturday morning in the Dominican Republic, a team official said. Dick Williams, the Reds’ president of baseball operations, confirmed Capellan’s death and said pitcher Raul Hernandez was in critical condition and outfielder Emilio Garcia in … Continue reading CINCINNATI | Reds: Minor leaguer killed, 2 injured in car accident

TALLAHASSEE, Fla  | Police: 2 dead, including shooter, at Florida yoga studio

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — A shooter killed one person and critically wounded four others at a yoga studio in Florida’s capital before killing himself Friday, officials said. During a media briefing Friday night, Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said four people are in critical condition following the shooting, which took place in a small Tallahassee shopping … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla  | Police: 2 dead, including shooter, at Florida yoga studio

PITTSBURGH | The Latest: Synagogue victim ‘trusted confidant and healer’

PITTSBURGH — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Condolences and remembrances of the 11 victims of the deadly attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday are beginning to roll out on social media and in emails. They were professors and accountants, dentists and beloved doctors. Former Allegheny … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | The Latest: Synagogue victim ‘trusted confidant and healer’

CHICAGO | Police try to prevent retaliation after Chicago rapper shot

CHICAGO— Police took steps on Tuesday to stave off retaliatory attacks by street gangs after a Chicago rapper known for taunting rivals on social media was shot in the head in a shootout during a funeral for his friend and a fellow rapper killed earlier in October. Five others were injured in the Monday afternoon … Continue reading CHICAGO | Police try to prevent retaliation after Chicago rapper shot

Estimated 129 guns found in home of police ambush suspect

Authorities found approximately 130 guns inside the South Carolina home of a man who set up his house in an upscale neighborhood to ambush police officers coming to question his son about a possible child sex assault, the sheriff investigating the case said Tuesday. Frederick Hopkins only fired three of the guns on Oct. 3 … Continue reading Estimated 129 guns found in home of police ambush suspect

BERLIN | The Latest: Hostage-taker in Germany in critical condition

BERLIN— A Moroccan man convicted of helping Mohamed Atta and the other Hamburg-based Sept. 11 suicide pilots as they plotted their attacks on New York and Washington was being deported Monday from Germany to his native country. Mounir el Mottasadeq, who was convicted of membership in a terrorist organization and accessory to the murder of … Continue reading BERLIN | The Latest: Hostage-taker in Germany in critical condition

BRUSSELS | Belgian police shoot, wound knife-wielding assailant

BRUSSELS  — Belgian police shot and wounded a man who attacked one of the officers with a knife on Monday in a northern neighborhood of the capital city, Brussels. “The man attacked one of our colleagues with a knife,” slightly wounding the officer on the head, said Brussels police spokeswoman Ilse Van De Keere. Van … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Belgian police shoot, wound knife-wielding assailant

DALLAS | Texas cop shot in head, suspect killed during bar robbery

DALLAS — A gun battle between police and group of robbery suspects outside of a Fort Worth bar early Friday left one suspect dead and an undercover officer fighting for his life, authorities said. The undercover officer, Garrett Hull, was in critical condition at a hospital, Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said at a … Continue reading DALLAS | Texas cop shot in head, suspect killed during bar robbery

The Latest: 4 missing after Colorado River boat collision

MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif.  — The Latest on a boat collision on the Colorado River (all times local): 10:03 a.m. Authorities say four people are missing after two boats crashed on the Colorado River, ejecting more than a dozen people who were on board. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday that a boat carrying … Continue reading The Latest: 4 missing after Colorado River boat collision

MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif. | 4 missing after boats collide, sink on Colorado River

MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif.  — Four people are missing after two boats crashed and sunk on the Colorado River, ejecting more than a dozen people who were on board, authorities said Sunday. A recreational boat carrying 10 people and another vessel with six people on board collided head-on Saturday night on a well-traveled stretch of … Continue reading MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif. | 4 missing after boats collide, sink on Colorado River

CHICAGO | 8 people, 6 of them kids, killed in Chicago apartment fire

CHICAGO — Eight people, including six children, were killed when a fire broke out early Sunday at a Chicago apartment, officials say. Two other people were hospitalized in very critical condition, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said. At least one firefighter was injured and was hospitalized in good condition. Officials have not released the … Continue reading CHICAGO | 8 people, 6 of them kids, killed in Chicago apartment fire

SOFIA, Bulgaria | Tourist bus crashes in Bulgaria; 16 reported killed

SOFIA, Bulgaria  — Bulgarian authorities say a tourist bus has flipped over on a highway near Sofia, the capital, killing at least 16 people and leaving 26 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) … Continue reading SOFIA, Bulgaria | Tourist bus crashes in Bulgaria; 16 reported killed

SOFIA, Bulgaria | Tourist bus crashes in Bulgaria; 15 reported killed

SOFIA, Bulgaria — 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 … Continue reading SOFIA, Bulgaria | Tourist bus crashes in Bulgaria; 15 reported killed

KAMPALA, Uganda | 1 killed in Ugandan riots over alleged torture of lawmakers

KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan police say one person has been killed in riots over the arrests of opposition lawmakers, including two who sustained injuries during detention. Five other protesters were injured Sunday as police tried to disperse a group of people who barricaded a road in Mityana, about 60 kilometers (37 miles) from the capital … Continue reading KAMPALA, Uganda | 1 killed in Ugandan riots over alleged torture of lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J |Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two other suspects, were injured. Of the 17 people treated for gunshot wounds, including a 13-year-old boy, … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J |Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out