NOXEN, Pa. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board will lead the investigation into a helicopter crash in northeastern Pennsylvania. Five people died when the chopper went down last night in a remote, wooded area of Wyoming County. The Federal Aviation Administration says the aircraft had taken off from a central New York airport. Authorities are still on the scene.
ROME (AP) — At least 37 bodies have been pulled from the wreckage of a tour bus that crashed in southern Italy. Officials say the bus was traveling on a major highway when it slammed into several cars slowed by heavy traffic near Avellino before plunging into a ravine. At least 11 other people were injured, two of them critically, in the crash Sunday night. The bus driver is among the dead.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a tour bus carrying 31 people was pushed into a wash before flipping over amid heavy rains in northern Arizona. A multi-agency rescue effort is underway. There are no reports of injuries after the accident today north of Kingman. KNXV-TV reports the bus had become stuck in an area with heavy rain before it flipped.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. has announced the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks following years of stalemate, after Israel's Cabinet agreed to release 104 Palestinian prisoners convicted of deadly attacks. Preliminary talks will begin Monday in Washington, but it remains unclear whether they will lead to a formal resumption of peace talks that broke down in 2008.
COLLETTSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Searchers in western North Carolina have recovered the body of a 48-year-old man who was swept away along with a 10-year-old girl while swimming in a rain-swollen creek. His body was found today along Wilson Creek nearly 100 miles north of Charlotte. The girl's body was recovered last night. The victims were from two Charlotte families.
Created: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 10:15:14 EST
Updated: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 10:15:14 EST