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1 St. Louis County officer killed, 1 injured in car crash

Dec. 01, 2021 21:20 PM EST

BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County police detective died Wednesday and another was injured in a car crash, Chief Kenneth Gregory said. The accident happened Wednesday afternoon in north St. Louis County, near the intersection of Bellefontaine Road...

Man in crash that killed family was on probation for DUI

Dec. 01, 2021 19:48 PM EST

NORTHERN HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — The man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and killing four members of a Sacramento area family in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 80 had been on probation for a previous DUI and will face murder charges, officials said. ...

Oklahoma board denies clemency for man in quadruple killing

Dec. 01, 2021 17:50 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted 4-1 on Wednesday to reject clemency for a man convicted and sentenced to die for his role in a quadruple slaying in Oklahoma City in 2005. The board's denial of a clemency recommendation for 35-year-old...

Woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-95 in Virginia

Dec. 01, 2021 13:07 PM EST

EMPORIA, Va. (AP) — A Connecticut woman was one of two people killed when the car she was riding in was hit head-on by a car traveling the wrong way on Interstate 95 in Virginia during a police chase, according to Virginia State Police. Emporia police were pursuing a...

Trooper hit by SUV during traffic stop

Dec. 01, 2021 12:51 PM EST

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland state trooper was injured when he was hit by an SUV during a traffic stop on Interstate 270 early Wednesday, according to state police. Trooper Brian DeHaven parked his marked Ford Explorer with emergency lights activated behind a Kia on...

Woman charged in wrong-way crash that killed 2 children

Dec. 01, 2021 10:29 AM EST

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A woman authorities say was driving the wrong way when she crashed into a police cruiser on Thanksgiving Day, killing two children in her vehicle and injuring three people in the cruiser, has been charged with aggravated manslaughter. ...

Wife of injured Wichita officer settles with dealership

Dec. 01, 2021 09:42 AM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A lawsuit filed against a Wichita car dealership by the wife of a police officer injured when he was run over by a sport utility vehicle from the business has been settled for an undisclosed amount. Officer Brian Arterburn was critically injured in...

Hit-and-run crash led to trooper-involved shooting near Reno

Nov. 30, 2021 15:02 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Washoe County sheriff’s office says the man who was shot last week by a Nevada State Police trooper under an I-580 overpass south of Reno was a suspect in a hit-and-run crash who refused to surrender. The sheriff’s office says the suspect is...

Police: Man rammed troopers, charged with attempted murder

Nov. 30, 2021 13:31 PM EST

BEAR, Del. (AP) — A Maryland man is charged with attempted murder of officers after Delaware State Police said Tuesday that he rammed a stolen tow truck into three police vehicles. Troopers responded to a report of someone in a tow truck going through vehicles in a...

Woods has little to offer on past accident or future in golf

Nov. 30, 2021 12:39 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods had nothing to say about the February car crash that shattered his right leg and he had even less of an idea what his future in golf holds except that he's a long way from deciding whether he can compete against the best. “I can show...