Transportation accidents

FILE - In this Monday, June 29, 2020, file photo, A Boeing 737 MAX jet taxis after landing at Boeing Field following a test flight in Seattle. Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle a criminal charge related to its troubled 737 Max jetliner. The Justice Department announced the settlement Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 nearly two years after the second of two crashes that killed 346 people in all. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
January 07, 2021 - 10:15 pm
Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle a Justice Department investigation and admit that employees misled regulators about the safety of its 737 Max aircraft, which suffered two deadly crashes shortly after entering airline service. The government and the company said Thursday that the settlement...
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California Highway Patrol Captain Kevin Clays, center, updates the media about Friday's fatal crash on Highway 33 on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 in Coalinga, Calif. Investigators are asking for the public's help to determine what led up to a head-on crash that killed seven children and two adults in central California on New Year's Day. (Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP)
January 03, 2021 - 12:29 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators are asking for the public's help to determine what led up to a head-on crash that killed seven children and two adults in central California on New Year's Day. The California Highway Patrol says everyone who reported Friday's fiery crash on rural State Route 33...
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January 02, 2021 - 8:43 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Seven children and two adult drivers were killed in head-on collision in Central California on New Year's Day, authorities said. The children, who were between 6 and 15 years old, were members of two related families traveling in a 2007 Ford that collided around 8 p.m. Friday...
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December 30, 2020 - 6:46 pm
Two Wisconsin siblings returning from a Christmas lights display were killed Tuesday night when a suspected carjacker fleeing from police drove the wrong way on Interstate 95 in central Florida and collided head-on with their vehicle, authorities said. The suspect also died in the crash on I-95...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020 file photo, debris litters the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran. Iran’s cabinet has created a compensation fund to pay the families of the 176 victims of the Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down by Iranian forces outside Tehran last January, the president announced Wednesday, Dec. 30. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
December 30, 2020 - 7:43 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s cabinet has created a compensation fund to pay the families of the 176 victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down by Iranian forces outside Tehran last January, the president announced Wednesday. Iran will pay $150,000 for each victim, state...
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An N train moves through the Long Island City neighborhood Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
December 29, 2020 - 4:49 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The railroad industry has installed an automatic braking system on nearly 58,000 miles of track where it is required ahead of a yearend deadline, federal regulators said Tuesday. Federal Railroad Administration chief Ronald Batory said railroads worked together over the past 12...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2020 file photo, an American Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet plane is parked at a maintenance facility in Tulsa, Okla. Paying passengers were scheduled to board a Boeing 737 Max in Miami on Tuesday, Dec. 29 for the first time since safety regulators allowed the plane to fly again after two deadly crashes. The American Airlines flight is scheduled to land at New York’s LaGuardia Airport with about 100 passengers aboard, according to an airline spokeswoman. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
December 29, 2020 - 12:34 pm
American Airlines flew a Boeing 737 Max with paying passengers from Miami to New York on Tuesday, the plane’s first commercial flight in U.S. skies since it was grounded after two deadly crashes. American flight carried about 100 passengers, according to an airline spokeswoman, and landed Tuesday...
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FILE - Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant goes up for a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Los Angeles, in this Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, file photo. Bryant is the game’s fourth-leading scorer. He spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, 18 as an All-Star, and won five titles. Then came the helicopter crash in the fog-shrouded California hills that reverberated across sports and across continents. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
December 29, 2020 - 12:21 pm
There were so many this year. Sports in 2020 was an unending state of mourning. It was as if every week, sometimes days, another luminary fell, bringing a cascade of condolence and remembrance. It began New Year’s Day, a harbinger of what the year held, with the deaths of David Stern and Don Larsen...
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In this photo released by Alexander Kokorin, fishing trawler Onega is moored in Arkhangelsk, Russia, Oct. 31, 2020. Russian emergency officials say a Russian fishing trawler has sank in the northern Barents Sea and 17 of its crew have gone missing. They say two crew members have been rescued. The Russian Investigative Committee said the vessel with 19 crew on board capsized and sank on Monday morning, Dec. 28, 2020. (Alexander Kokorin via AP)
December 28, 2020 - 5:16 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian fishing trawler sank Monday in the northern Barents Sea and 17 of its crew are still missing, emergency officials said. Two other crew members have been rescued. According to a statement by the Russian Investigative Committee, the vessel with 19 crew members on board...
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In this photo released by Iran's Red Crescent Society, bags containing bodies of mountaineers who died after avalanches in a mountainous area north of the capital are placed on the ground carried by a rescue helicopter, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. A series of avalanches in Iran killed multiple people on Friday following strong winds and snowfall a day earlier. (Iran's Red Crescent Society via AP)
December 27, 2020 - 12:45 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian rescue workers ended their search for survivors Sunday following a series of avalanches that killed 12 people in a mountainous area north of the capital, state TV reported. The avalanches struck in four different areas on Friday following strong winds and snowfall a day...
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