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colorado officer escorting pence motorcade hurt in crash


colorado springs, colo. — a colorado springs motorcycle officer has been injured in an accident while escorting vice president mike pence's motorcade to the city's airport.police lt. howard black told the gazette (http://bit.ly/2s3lwgj) the accident happened at 7:30 a.m. saturday. black didn't release the officer's name or details on the crash, but he said he was in serious condition.no other vehicles were involved, and pence's motorcade continued to the airport.pence said in a tweet released by the police department that he'd spoken with the officer's wife and was "so relieved his injuries are not life-threatening."pence was in colorado springs to mark the 40th anniversary of focus on the family. he also visited schriever air force base, home to the air force space command.






colorado officer escorting pence motorcade hurt in crash


colorado springs, colo. — a colorado springs motorcycle officer has been injured in an accident while escorting vice president mike pence's motorcade to the city's airport.police lt. howard black told the gazette (http://bit.ly/2s3lwgj) the accident happened at 7:30 a.m. saturday. officer andrew holland, an eight-year veteran of the force, was in serious condition.no other vehicles were involved, and pence's motorcade continued to the airport.pence said in a tweet released by the police department that he'd spoken with the officer's wife and was "so relieved his injuries are not life-threatening."pence was in colorado springs to mark the 40th anniversary of focus on the family. he also visited schriever air force base, home to the air force space command.






motorcycle officer injured while escorting pence motorcade


a motorcycle officer was seriously injured saturday morning after he was involved in a crash while escorting vice president mike pence’s motorcade in colorado.        






motorcycle cop injured escorting vice president pence in colorado springs – the


a colorado springs motorcycle officer was seriously injured saturday morning in a crash while escorting vice president mike pence’s motorcade to the airport.the crash happened about 7:45 a.m. on u.s. 24 near circle drive.the officer’s name has not been released.colorado springs television stations reported that the crash was believed to be accidental. the officer’s injuries were originally reported to be critical, but the police department later said the officer was in serious and stable condition.westbound u.s. 24 reopened by 11:45.the vice president was leaving town after speaking to focus on the family on friday.






motorcycle cop injured escorting vice president pence in colorado springs – the


a colorado springs motorcycle officer was seriously injured saturday morning in a crash while escorting vice president mike pence’s motorcade to the airport.the crash happened about 7:45 a.m. on u.s. 24 near circle drive.the officer’s name has not been released.colorado springs television stations reported that the crash was believed to be accidental. the officer’s injuries were originally reported to be critical, but the police department later said the officer was in serious and stable condition.pence posted on twitter at about 12:30 p.m., saying “spoke to wife of injured colorado springs motorcycle officer. so relieved his injuries not life-threatening. will keep him in our prayers.”westbound u.s. 24 reopened by 11:45.the vice president was leaving town after speaking to focus on the fa






motorcycle cop injured escorting vice president pence in colorado springs – the


a colorado springs motorcycle officer was seriously injured saturday morning in a crash while escorting vice president mike pence’s motorcade to the airport.the crash happened about 7:45 a.m. on u.s. 24 near circle drive.the officer was identified saturday afternoon as andrew holland, on the forces since 2009.,colorado springs television stations reported that the crash was believed to be accidental. the officer’s injuries were originally reported to be critical, but the police department later said the officer was in serious and stable condition.pence posted on twitter at about 12:30 p.m., saying “spoke to wife of injured colorado springs motorcycle officer. so relieved his injuries not life-threatening. will keep him in our prayers.”westbound u.s. 24 reopened by 11:45.the vice president






new mexico man cited in western colorado school bus crash that hurt 15 students


a 48-year-old new mexico man has been issued a citation in a western colorado school bus crash monday that left 15 students with minor injuries.samuel r. rascon, of hobbs, n.m., is accused of driving with a revoked license, failing to yield to a school bus with its lights activated and careless driving.the crash happened around 8:15 a.m. monday on u.s. 50 in the town of delta.fifteen children were taken to delta county memorial hospital for treatment of various minor injuries, police say. rascon was seriously hurt in the collision and taken to st. mary’s medical center in grand junction for medical care.alcohol is not suspected as a factor in the wreck. police have not elaborated on exactly how the crash happened.






school bus crash closes highway near rocky flats – the denver post


a stretch of colorado 93 near rocky flats national wildlife refuge is closed monday afternoon because of a crash involving a school bus.the colorado state patrol reported on twitter about 2:15 p.m. that no one was seriously injured in the crash.colorado 93 between colorado 72 and colorado 128 will be closed monday while police officers and rescue workers are on the scene. no estimated time for reopening had been given as of 2:30 p.m.






officer hurt in crash during procession to trooper’s funeral


dover, del. (ap) — authorities say a delaware motorcycle police officer was injured in a crash while helping escort a procession to the funeral of a slain state trooper.dover police said in a statement monday that the officer, an 11-year veteran of the force, was injured friday as the procession traveled to wilmington for the funeral of cpl. stephen ballard.as the procession merged onto state route 1, police say the motorcycle officer passed to the left to get to the front, but another officer’s cruiser swerved into the same lane. the motorcycle hit the cruiser, and the officer was thrown from the motorcycle.the officer was taken to a hospital with a broken leg, facial laceration and other injuries. the dover police department’s accident reconstruction unit is investigating the crash.most






bus crash in california desert kills 1, injures 21


kramer junction — at least one person was killed in a crash monday afternoon involving a bus and at least two other vehicles on highway 58  near kramer junction, according to initial san bernardino county fire reports.the crash was reported around 12:30 p.m., according to twitter posts by the fire department. at least nine ambulances and eight helicopters were called to transport the nearly two dozen hurt in the crash.authorities said six people were seriously hurt and about 15 sustained moderate to minor injuries, officials said. one person died.the crash took place on highway 58 about two miles east of highway 395, fire officials said. the highway was closed in both directions. kramer junction is in the mojave desert about 30 miles west of barstow.chp officer brian benson said it was unc






trump motorcade hit by 2x4, 5 students face charges


west palm beach, fla. — authorities say a vehicle in president donald trump's motorcade was struck by a "2x4" and five middle school students are now facing charges.palm beach county sheriff's office spokeswoman teri barbera said in a statement saturday that the incident happened friday around 1:45 p.m.officers assisting the u.s. secret service reported that a vehicle in the motorcade had been struck by what was believed to be a small, hard object.several members of the motorcade returned to the scene after completing the motorcade to look for witnesses and objects along the roadway.a child from a local middle school confessed to throwing the wood at the motorcade and also implicated four additional students.charges will be filed with the palm beach county states attorney's office.no addit






telluride woman dies in san miguel county crash on colorado 145 – the denver pos


a 50-year-old telluride woman was killed wednesday morning in a single-vehicle crash on colorado 145 in san miguel county.the county sheriff’s office says gina marie pace died at the scene.“our thoughts are with her family,” the sheriff’s office said in a tweet.the colorado state patrol is investigating the crash, which happened just east of norwood. further details on the wreck were not immediately released.






colorado state patrol identifies two killed in cheyenne mountain crash; alcohol


authorities have identified the two people killed wednesday afternoon in a crash on a remote road on cheyenne mountain, saying alcohol appears to be a factor in the wreck.the crash happened about 5:30 p.m. on a dirt section of old stage road, about six miles from where the paved road ends. it also hurt three others, at least one of whom has serious injuries.kelby engleen, 21, of des moines, iowa, and jacob busch, 33, of colorado springs, were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the colorado state patrol.investigators say wyatt beaman, a 22-year-old from colorado springs, was driving a 2001 jeep cherokee southbound on old stage road when he failed to negotiate a curve. the jeep ran off the right side of the road and down a ravine, ejecting three of the people inside.warning: the foll






61-year-old passenger dies day after bus crash on colo. 93 – the denver post


a 61-year-old passenger on a bus involved in a crash on colorado 93 on monday died the next day despite initial reports that nobody was seriously injured in the crash.the crash happened at 1:12 p.m. monday near milemarker 9 on colorado 93 near the border of boulder and jefferson counties.investigators say a subaru wrx heading northbound drifted into the southbound lane and collided into the side of a bus owned by developmental disabilities resource center, causing the bus to roll over onto its side.the bus was carrying 26 people at the time of the crash. colorado state patrol initially reported that 13 people were transported to the hospital and that all of the injuries were minor, but trooper josh lewis said on thursday that one of the passengers did die at the hospital on tuesday.lewis s






suffolk officer hurt in veterans highway crash, police say


advertisement | advertise on newsdaya suffolk county police officer suffered minor injuries when his marked cruiser was involved in a crash with another car on veterans memorial highway early friday, march 3, 2017, in holbrook, police said. (credit: stringer news service) a suffolk county police officer suffered minor injuries when his marked cruiser was involved in a crash with another car on veterans memorial highway early friday in holbrook.suffolk county police said the collision took place at 12:43 a.m.the officer and the other driver both sustained minor, non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to a local hospitals.photos from the...






president trump's motorcade hit by wood; 5 students face charges


west palm beach, fla. -- authorities say a vehicle in president donald trump’s motorcade was struck by a “2x4” and five middle school students are now facing charges.palm beach county sheriff’s office spokeswoman teri barbera said in a statement saturday that the incident happened friday around 1:45 p.m.the sheriff’s office tweeted a photo of the wood that allegedly struck the motorcade:officers assisting the u.s. secret service reported that a vehicle in the motorcade had been struck by what was believed to be a small, hard object.several members of the motorcade returned to the scene after completing the motorcade to look for witnesses and objects along the roadway.cbs affiliate wpec reports that the teens, who are not being identified because they are minors, all attend local middle sch






bus with no students and car crash in kohler; 2 people hurt


kohler, wis. — two people were taken to a hospital after a crash in the kohler area involving a school bus and a car.police tell wbay-tv http://bit.ly/2otwwwk that there were no children on the bus. an adult passenger on the bus and the driver of the car were injured.the crash happened monday morning on interstate 43. kohler police chief william rutten says the car attempted to change lanes and hit the bus. the bus went into the median and rolled.the two people who were hurt weren't immediately identified.






cops: driver hurt after lie collision with highway patrol car


the driver of an suv was hurt and a nassau police highway patrol officer escaped injury early sunday after their vehicles were involved in a crash on the long island expressway in syosset, authorities said.according to a police spokeswoman, the driver of the sedan suffered a leg injury.advertisement | advertise on newsdaythe spokeswoman said the crash occurred about 5:30 a.m. on the eastbound lie in syosset between exits 42 and 43. no additional details were immediately available.while authorities examined the scene, all lanes of the eastbound lie at exit 42 remained closed until about 9:15 a.m.






pence visits chicago for republican national committee retreat


vice president mike pence was in chicago on saturday to speak at the republican national committee's summer retreat, according to his press schedule.pence arrived at midway airport just after 11 a.m. and went to the four seasons hotel to deliver remarks at the retreat, according to the schedule. he then left chicago from midway about 1:45 p.m. and traveled to washington d.c., where he will attend the wedding of secretary of the treasury steven mnuchin.illinois state police said his motorcade may have caused a temporary traffic holdup but that the roads were clear as of 2:30 p.m.






3 hurt in mastic crash after pull over try, police say


advertisement | advertise on newsdaythree people were injured in a crash wednesday, april 26, 2017, on montauk highway in mastic that happened after a driver failed to stop when a suffolk police officer tried to pull her over, suffolk county police said. (credit: james carbone) three people were injured in a crash wednesday morning in mastic that happened after an east patchogue woman failed to stop when a suffolk police officer tried to pull her over, police said.casey sheehan, 24, was driving a 2000 saturn east on montauk highway at about 9:40 a.m. when a seventh precinct officer noticed she had an expired inspection sticker, suffolk county police said.“the...






colorado springs officer hits pedestrian in crosswalk – the denver post


colorado springs, colo. — a colorado springs police officer driving a marked cruiser hit a woman in a crosswalk in front of city hall.authorities say the officer was making a left turn when he struck the woman friday night.the woman was treated at a hospital for minor injuries.sgt. joel kern tells kktv-tv that the unidentified officer will return to duty, but the accident will be investigated.kern says the officer could be ticketed if he’s found to be at fault.






1 man dead, another hurt in chinatown shooting, 2 officers hurt in crash


two men were wounded, one of them fatally, during a shooting on a ramp for the dan ryan expressway in the chinatown neighborhood wednesday evening, while two police officers were injured in a crash not far south while they were responding to the shooting, authorities said.one man was dead on the scene and another was wounded and taken to a local hospital after an attack near cermak road and wentworth avenue, according to a chicago fire department spokesman.the shooting took place on i-94 northbound at the exit to cermak road about 5:10 p.m., according to an emailed statement from illinois state police.two chicago police officers and two other people were injured in a crash that took place soon after near 31st street and shields avenue, the spokesman said. the officers were being taken to s






1 killed, 21 injured in california tour bus crash


kramer, calif. — the california highway patrol says a crash between a tour bus and two cars has killed one person and injured 21 others in the southern california high desert.chp officer brian benson says it's unclear what caused the monday crash near the unincorporated community of kramer, and didn't have any further details about the bus or the victims. he says there was no remarkable weather in the area at the time of the collision.benson says six of the 21 people hurt have major injuries and that four medical helicopters are on their way to the scene.benson says the bus seats about 30 passengers and declined to immediately release the name of the company that owns it.






man killed in western colorado after collision with cdot snowplow – the denver p


a man died sunday in western colorado when the dodge pickup he was driving crashed into an oncoming colorado department of transportation snowplow.the man killed in the crash around 1:45 p.m. had been driving north on colorado 184. he was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital in montezuma county, state patrol spokesman tim sutherland said.“he lost control and slammed into a cdot plow truck. the plow was down,” sutherland saidthe cdot driver was taken to hospital for observation, apparently not seriously injured, he said. circumstances around the crash were under investigation.






indiana church says van crash injuries not life threatening


indianapolis — a central indiana church says 11 children who were hurt in a van crash are recovering from their injuries.trinity park united methodist church in greenfield said saturday afternoon that most of the children have been released from the hospital. the rest were expected to be discharged by the end of the day.while the injuries were non-life threatening, some children suffered broken bones, church officials said.greenfield police chief jeff rasche said friday that all 11 children were transported to hospitals in greenfield and indianapolis. two adults were also hurt in the crash.rasche says the crash involved two other vehicles. police are conducting an investigation of how the crash happened.the church is asking for prayers for the children and adults who were injured.






doctor, teen critically hurt after stopping to help crash victims


good samaritans who stopped to help at rollover crash injured when car slams into them.       






army blames pilot error in 2015 helicopter crash in colorado


denver  — pilot error caused the 2015 crash of an army black hawk helicopter in colorado that injured four crew members and destroyed the aircraft, according to military documents released tuesday.the pilot over-estimated his ability and lost situational awareness, a military term for a wide-ranging perception of conditions, the report said. the investigator ruled out misconduct and negligence.the report was released in response to a freedom of information act request from the associated press. the army had released other information about the crash in march, but not the cause.the uh-60l helicopter was practicing evading enemy fire during high-altitude flights when it crashed in a forested area at about 9,000 feet (2,760 meters) above sea level in september 2015. the crash site was northwe






1 dead, 1 hurt in everett crash; driver held after leaving scene


police arrested a lynnwood man who was driving, saying he left behind two injured passengers, one of whom later died at the hospital.police say they have arrested a lynnwood man who was behind the wheel in a single-car crash, then fled, leaving behind his passengers, an injured man and woman. the woman later died at providence regional medical center. no information was available saturday on the male passenger’s condition.after 8 p.m. friday, detectives were called to the 7700 block of hardeson road in everett after officers found a damaged car in the road, according to police. an officer had earlier tried to stop the car, which had its headlights off, on fifth avenue west. the car drove off at high speed, and the officer did not pursue it.police say they believe the crash occurred when th






2 maine police officers hurt, 1 critical, after boat crash


fryeburg, maine — a maine police officer is in critical condition two days after being injured when he was thrown from boat on the saco river as he and another officer responded to reports of a canoeist missing in the river.a hospital official said monday that 20-year-old fryeburg officer nathan desjardins remained in critical condition at a lewiston hospital following the saturday afternoon crash. a second officer, 51-year-old veteran dale stout, sustained non-life threatening injuries.the maine warden service says the boat hit something.thirty-eight-year-old jennifer bousquet, of south berwick, and two men fell into the river on saturday afternoon. the two men made it to shore. bousquet remains missing.fryeburg police chief joshua potvin said sunday it's been a difficult and exhausting d






pence visit to palos heights requires hefty local police involvement


police officers from several area communities were involved in providing traffic control and security for vice president mike pence's stop in palos heights on saturday to attend a funeral.the effort involved briefly shutting 127th street between harlem avenue and the tri-state tollway as the vice president's motorcade traveled between st. alexander church and midway airport, dave delaney, palos heights deputy police chief, said monday.pence was at the church for the funeral of a. raymond schwaller.delaney said that palos heights had about 30 police personnel involved, and officers from communities including alsip, crestwood, new lenox, oak forest, orland park, palos hills and palos park also took part.he said the section of 127th street was closed for about 10 minutes at approximately 9:30






1 dead, 1 hurt in chinatown shooting, 2 officers hurt in crash


two people were wounded, one of them fatally, in a shooting in the chinatown neighborhood wednesday evening, while two police officers were injured in a crash not far south, while they were responding to the shooting, authorities said.two people were wounded, with one of them dead on the scene and the other taken to a local hospital, in an attack near cermak road and wentworth avenue, according to a chicago fire department spokesman. the shooting, which took place about 5:10 p.m., may have taken place on a feeder ramp to the dan ryan expressway, and illinois state police were investigating the attack to see if took place on the expressway, according to chicago and state police.two chicago police officers and two other people were injured in a crash that took place soon after near 31st stre






1 dead, 1 hurt in everett crash; police say driver left his injured passengers b


police arrested a lynnwood man who was driving, saying he left behind two injured passengers, one of whom later died at the hospital.police say they have arrested a lynnwood man who was behind the wheel in a single-car crash, then fled, leaving behind his passengers, an injured man and woman.the woman later died at providence regional medical center. no information was available saturday on the male passenger’s condition.after 8 p.m. friday, detectives were called to the 7700 block of hardeson road in everett after officers found a damaged car in the road, according to police. an officer had earlier tried to stop the car, which had its headlights off, on fifth avenue west. the car drove off at high speed, and the officer did not pursue it.police say they believe the crash occurred when the






pence appeals for complete gop support for health overhaul – the denver post


by ken thomas,the associated presslouisville, ky. — vice president mike pence appealed for total gop congressional support for a white house-backed health overhaul during a brief visit saturday to kentucky, where the republican governor and junior senator are among the plan’s skeptics.“this is going to be a battle in washington, d.c. and for us to seize this opportunity to repeal and replace obamacare once and for all, we need every republican in congress, and we’re counting on kentucky,” pence said at an energy company where business leaders had gathered.he said president donald trump would lean on house republicans — including two kentucky lawmakers in the audience, reps. andy barr and brett guthrie — to vote to replace former president barack obama’s law.pence’s trip was part of an effo






11 hurt, most with minor injuries, in vegas school bus crash


las vegas (ap) — at least 11 people were injured thursday, including eight middle school students, their bus driver and a woman and an infant in a vehicle that collided with a school bus in las vegas, authorities said.the woman driving an suv appeared to have been the most seriously hurt in the crash about 8:40 a.m. pdt, las vegas police officer larry hadfield said. the child was in a protective car seat, and was being checked for injuries, hadfield said.the full-sized yellow bus, with 37 students and the male bus driver aboard, was headed to faiss middle school when the crash occurred, clark county schools spokesman david roddy said.eight students and the driver were being treated at hospitals for injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, roddy said.most read storiesunlimited d






authorities id northern colorado girl killed in atv crash – the denver post


greeley — authorities have released the name of a 13-year-old girl who died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in northern colorado.the greeley tribune reports sophia st. amant was off-roading with two other teenage girls when the atv they were in went over an embankment and rolled into standing water in a canal just northeast of severance on saturday.two of the girls were able to get out of the atv, but st. amant was trapped. investigators with the weld county sheriff’s office say the crash appears to have been an accident.the names of the two other girls have not been released.






prosecutors: off-duty officer killed self just before crash


hamilton township, n.j. — authorities say a new jersey police officer initially thought to have been killed in a car crash died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.mercer county prosecutors say 44-year-old hamilton township officer tom white was off-duty monday when his suv struck the back of a van in hamilton.white died at the scene. the van driver wasn't injured.white spent nearly eight years on the hamilton force, most recently as a middle school officer. he also served on the hamilton police athletic league's board of directors.white and another officer were recognized for rescuing two people during a fatal house fire in january 2011.the crash came three days after another collision in woolwich township that killed an off-duty officer and injured his wife and three children






man dies in motorcycle crash in lasalle late saturday – the denver post


one man died and a woman was taken to north colorado medical center with serious injuries saturday night after a crash in lasalle.the crash, involving a 2003 yamaha motorcycle and a 2011 hyundai sonata, happened at 10:53 p.m. near weld county road 394 and 5th street.the motorcycle was traveling west at a high rate of speed, said colorado state trooper tim sutherland. the hyundai was stopped at a stop sign when it began to make a left turn onto weld 394.read the full story at the greeley tribune






senate committee kills bill to end permit requirement for concealed guns


kcdstm / flickr“there’s no reason to do anything like this,” said sen. mimi stewart, d-albuquerque. (p o cc info)people who want to legally carry concealed weapons in new mexico will still have to go through a 15-hour firearms training course, p a background check and get a permit.a state senate committee on friday effectively killed a bill that would have allowed people 18 or older to carry a loaded concealed handgun without a license, provided that the person is not prohibited by law or court order from possessing or carrying a firearm.in a party-line vote, the senate public affairs committee tabled the bill by sen. steve neville, r-aztec. democrats on the committee didn’t like the idea of junking the training requirements or the background check for applicants. others objected to the bi