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Deadly Delaware bus crash...Wildfire spreads in California... Police find shooting suspect's gun



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BEAR, Del. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a bus accident late this afternoon in northern Delaware. The bus crashed and overturned in Bear, leaving one woman dead. Police say 49 other people were taken to hospitals and three to five of them are in critical condition. Officials say the accident did not involve other vehicles.

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — A big wildfire is continuing to expand in northern California. The fast-moving King Fire, about 60 miles east of Sacramento, has grown to more than 128 square miles and remains only 10 percent contained. At least 2,700 people have been evacuated. Smoky conditions forced the cancellation of today's popular Ironman Triathlon event in nearby Lake Tahoe.

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — It's been nine days since a gunman ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers at their barracks and authorities now believe they're hot on his trail as he travels on foot through rugged forests in northeast Pennsylvania. A state police spokesman says trackers have found items the suspect left in the woods, including an assault rifle and ammunition.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police say a man seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared is being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving. The Charlottesville police chief says Jesse Matthew came to the police station on Saturday, asked for and was provided a lawyer's name and then got into a vehicle and took off at a high rate of speed.

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents in the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks. Analyst Trilby Lundberg says falling crude oil prices, a crash in the price of ethanol and the fact that winter-grade gasoline costs less to produce were behind the decline.

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