Transportation accidents

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2009, file photo, shows Senior Zimbabwean MDC opposition official Roy Bennett, left, and his wife Heather, relax at a friends home in Mutare about 200 km east of Harare, Zimbabwe, following his release from prison. A fiery helicopter crash killed Bennett and his wife, while on holiday in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico, authorities said Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.
January 19, 2018 - 2:39 am
RATON, N.M. (AP) — A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery helicopter crash in a remote area in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Investigators will comb through the charred wreckage in search for clues...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2009, file photo, shows Senior Zimbabwean MDC opposition official Roy Bennett, left, and his wife Heather, relax at a friends home in Mutare about 200 km east of Harare, Zimbabwe, following his release from prison. A fiery helicopter crash killed Bennett and his wife, while on holiday in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico, authorities said Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.
January 19, 2018 - 2:30 am
RATON, N.M. (AP) — A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery helicopter crash in a remote area in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Investigators will comb through the charred wreckage in search for clues...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2009, file photo, shows Senior Zimbabwean MDC opposition official Roy Bennett, left, and his wife Heather, relax at a friends home in Mutare about 200 km east of Harare, Zimbabwe, following his release from prison. A fiery helicopter crash killed Bennett and his wife, while on holiday in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico, authorities said Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.
January 19, 2018 - 2:27 am
RATON, N.M. (AP) — Investigators will comb through the charred wreckage in search for clues as to why the helicopter carrying the group of prominent friends went down after dark Wednesday. Friends and family members confirmed Thursday that Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett and his wife,...
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FILE - In this May, 10, 2010, file photo, Roy Bennett, center left, leaves the High Court in Harare, Zimbabwe, after he was acquitted of terrorism charges. New Mexico State Police said Thursday, Jan. 18 2018, that Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett died in helicopter crash. The crash on Wednesday, Jan. 17, carrying Bennett and five others went down in a mountainous rural area of northern New Mexico. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
January 18, 2018 - 6:44 pm
RATON, N.M. (AP) — A group of prominent friends, including a key Zimbabwean opposition leader and a Texas-based investor and philanthropist, was heading to a ranch in the U.S. state of New Mexico when their helicopter crashed and burned in a remote area, killing five people aboard. Friends and...
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Dominic Tamerlano, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., walks down a street, Thursday, Jan 18, 2018. Colder than normal temperatures greeted South Floridians Thursday morning. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 5:25 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Southerners shoveled, scraped and plowed their way Thursday out of a snowy deep freeze that caused a standstill across much of a region accustomed to mild winters. At least 15 people died, including a baby in a car that slid off an icy street outside New Orleans, and a 6-year-...
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Dominic Tamerlano, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., walks down a street, Thursday, Jan 18, 2018. Colder than normal temperatures greeted South Floridians Thursday morning. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 4:23 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Southerners shoveled, scraped and plowed their way Thursday out of a snowy deep freeze that caused a standstill across much of a region accustomed to mild winters. At least 15 people died, including a baby in a car that slid off an icy overpass outside New Orleans, and a 6-year-...
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FILE - In this May, 10, 2010, file photo, Roy Bennett, center left, leaves the High Court in Harare, Zimbabwe, after he was acquitted of terrorism charges. New Mexico State Police said Thursday, Jan. 18 2018, that Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett died in helicopter crash. The crash on Wednesday, Jan. 17, carrying Bennett and five others went down in a mountainous rural area of northern New Mexico. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
January 18, 2018 - 2:59 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett died in a helicopter crash in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico that also killed four others, authorities said. State Police Lt. Elizabeth Armijo confirmed Bennett's death Thursday, a day after a helicopter carrying...
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Dominic Tamerlano, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., walks down a street, Thursday, Jan 18, 2018. Colder than normal temperatures greeted South Floridians Thursday morning. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 1:29 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The deep freeze that shut down much of the South began to relent Thursday as crews salted and cleared roads after a slow-moving storm left ice and snow in places that usually enjoy mild winters. At least 15 people died in accidents and frigid weather. Even after the storm blew...
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A truck crashed during heavy storms at the motorway A 71 near Erfurt, central Germany, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. A powerful storm lashed Europe with high winds and snow, killing at least four people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
January 18, 2018 - 10:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a storm affecting parts of Europe (all times local): 4:15 p.m Germany's national railway says it has suspended long-distance train services across the country because of powerful Storm Friederike. Deutsche Bahn's announcement Thursday afternoon came hours after all...
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Rescue workers are busy at the site where a car was hit by a falling tree during a storm in Moers, western Germany, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The driver was seriously injured in the accident. (Christoph Reichwein/dpa via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 8:48 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a storm affecting parts of Europe (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Several people have been injured in weather-related accidents in western Germany and air traffic has been suspended at the Cologne-Bonn airport as a winter storm with high winds lashes the country. The German...
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