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Police: Man lying in road in South Carolina struck, killed

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 08:06 AM

JAMESTOWN, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it's investigating after a man who was lying in a road was struck and killed over the weekend.

Chief Deputy Coroner George Oliver tells local media outlets that the victim was 28-year-old Keon Shawntrell Moultrie of Jamestown.

Patrol Sgt. Bob Beres says the man was struck before dawn Sunday on a route in Jamestown.

Authorities say the death has been ruled an accident. Other details were not immediately released.


The Latest: Italy recovers 6 bodies from 2015 migrant wreck

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 08:05 AM

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local):

1:05 p.m.

Besides rescuing migrants from smugglers' boats, naval vessels in the Mediterranean are also recovering bodies from past shipwrecks on the bottom of the Mediterranean.

The Italian navy on Monday brought six migrants' bodies to Sicily that were found near the collapsed wreck of a boat that sank on Aug. 5, 2015. When that shipwreck happened, an Irish naval vessel took on 373 survivors and 26 bodies that were immediately recovered.


Crews search for woman in waters on Maryland's Eastern Shore

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:55 AM

CHESTERTOWN, Md. (AP) — Crews are searching for a woman who fell into the waters along Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Maryland Natural Resources Police say the woman fell overboard at the mouth of the Sassafras River in Kent County on Sunday night. Authorities say a State Police helicopter was taking part in the search by police and firefighters.

Authorities say the woman wasn't wearing a life jacket. She wasn't identified and further details were not immediately available.


University of Delaware mulls moving spring break after death

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:53 AM

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — University of Delaware officials are considering shifting spring break to coincide with other colleges' schedules following the death of a visiting student who fell from the roof of an off-campus fraternity house earlier this year.

The News Journal of Wilmington (http://delonline.us/28Xk8xh) reports that students from numerous schools on break during the week of St. Patrick's Day come to the University of Delaware for its parties, since the university traditionally does not go on break until the next week.


Authorities investigate deputy's shooting of suspect

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:46 AM

EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina are investigating a Pickens County sheriff's deputy's shooting of a break-in suspect.

Chief Deputy Creed Hashe said in a news release that a woman called 911 shortly before 3:30 p.m. Sunday and reported someone had forced entry into her home in Easley.


Prince estate case heads back to Minnesota courtroom

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:19 AM

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge will consider the procedures to determine who stands to inherit part of Prince's estate.

Prince died in April of an accidental drug overdose, and no will has been found. The twice-divorced musician's parents are dead. He had no known children, but he had a sister and at least five half-siblings. Other people are claiming they're related, too.

Special administrator Bremer Trust, overseeing the estate, says it could be worth up to $300 million.


Video shows woman fighting off would-be rapist

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:15 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are searching for a man after they say he was caught on a surveillance video grabbing a woman from behind, knocking her to the ground and beating her in an attempted rape.

The 34-year-old woman was able to fend off the attack early Sunday morning in the Windsor Terrace section of Brooklyn.


Police: Off-duty cop shoots, kills pit bull during dog fight

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:59 AM

HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — State police in Vermont are investigating after authorities say an off-duty police officer shot and killed a pit bull that reportedly attacked his dog at a dog park.

Police say Hartford Police Officer Logan Scelza shot the dog at the Watson Upper Valley Dog Park in Hartford on Saturday. They say Scelza's husky was reportedly bitten in the throat by the pit bull. A woman tells The Valley News that another husky was involved in the fight.


Police: Man falls to death from Miami Beach condominium

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:35 AM

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police say a man fell to his death from the seventh floor of a Miami Beach condominium.

Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez tells media outlets that investigators are trying to determine what caused the man to fall from Flamingo South Beach Tower on South Beach on Sunday night.

He says the fall occurred about 10 p.m.

Flamingo Towers is a residential building on the beach.

No further details were immediately available.


Dolphin stuck in mud rescued from Massachusetts river

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:03 AM

FREETOWN, Mass. (AP) — Officials say a dolphin has been rescued from a Massachusetts river after getting stuck in the mud in a cove.

Freetown animal control officer Linda Podielsky says staff from Inland Fisheries and Wildlife helped the dolphin out of the Assonet River on Saturday. Police helped animal control cradle, lift and pull the animal from Shepard's Cove and into a trailer.


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