An Iowa man has been arrested in a fatal crash that happened in August and was instigated, police say, by a display of road rage. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that 32-year-old Steven Elmer Clark, of Indianola, was arrested Tuesday after he turned himself in on counts of vehicular homicide by driving recklessly and vehicular homicide by drag racing, Investigators say Clark and another man, 53-year-old John Schmidt, of Pleasantville, were drag racing Aug. 26 at speeds of over 100 mph on U.S. Highway 65 in Polk County when Schmidt swerved toward Clark's truck. Investigators say Schmidt then lost control, crossed the highway’s median and was hit by two vehicles in the northbound lanes. Schmidt died at the scene.
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Authorities say at least two people were killed and two others were injured when a small plane crashed into a suburban Southern California neighborhood, setting two homes ablaze. The crash happened shortly after noon Monday in the city of Santee, about 20 miles northeast of downtown San Diego. Officials didn't immediately know conditions of the survivors or whether they were in the plane or on the ground. The FAA says the plane was a twin-engine Cessna. It wasn't known where the flight originated, how many people were on board, or where the plane was headed.
Federal aviation officials say three people have died in the crash of a small plane in northern Wisconsin. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Keith Holloway says the information about the three fatalities comes from local law enforcement officials, who have not commented publicly on the deaths following Tuesday morning's crash. The Federal Aviation Administration says the twin-engine Rockwell International plane went down in a swamp about 12 miles east of Eagle River. Flight-tracking company FlightAware says the plane is registered to Chesterfield, Missouri-based Surdex Corp., a mapping and data services provider. The company did not immediately return a call seeking information. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a proclamation easing restrictions on weight limits for the transportation of grain during harvest season.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have lost contact with a small Rimbun Air cargo airplane 50 minutes after it took off in the easternmost province Papua. Local airport authorities with the National Search and Rescue Agency are searching for the plane. The Twin Otter 300 plane was heading to Intan Jaya district from Nabre
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration is increasing the penalty for people who violate the mandate to wear masks on planes, trains and other forms of transportation to help stop the spread of COVID-19. President Joe Biden warns that violators should “be prepared to pay.” First-time offenders would face a potential fine of $500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration is increasing the penalty for people who violate the mandate to wear masks on planes, trains and other forms of transportation to help stop the spread of COVID-19. First time offenders would face a potential fine of $500 to $1,000 and second offenders could face fines ranging from
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) – While volunteers with ‘Meals on Wheels’ delivered to their clients, they found many struggling to get a vaccine appointment. Horizons sent out a survey asking clients if they wanted a shot, needed help scheduling and if they needed transportation. Vice president for advocacy and donor relations at Horizons, Kay Fisk,
LINN COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) — Starting today, Linn County LIFTS will be providing transportation assistance for those who need help with scheduling and confirming COVID-19 vaccinations appointments. The program is open to anyone traveling to or from a Linn County vaccine provider. It is also open to anyone assisting someone getting a vaccine. The Linn
The Federal Aviation Administration will also be cracking down on anyone who disrupts a flight over wearing a mask.