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An unidentified woman is taken into custody after witnesses said she drove her car into a crowd of protesters in Yorba Linda, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Authorities said people were struck by a car and injured during a Black Lives Matter protest and counter protest about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Carrie Braun says the injured were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver was detained. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)

Woman expected in court over driving into California rally

Sep. 29, 2020 4:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who drove into counter-protesters after organizing a Southern California rally against racism had asked police for help from a hostile crowd but was ignored, her lawyer said Monday. Tatiana Turner was fearing for her life and never intended to harm anyone when she drove through...

An unidentified woman is taken into custody after witnesses said she drove her car into a crowd of protesters in Yorba Linda, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Authorities said people were struck by a car and injured during a Black Lives Matter protest and counter protest about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Carrie Braun says the injured were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver was detained. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)

Lawyer: Driver who hit counterprotesters sought police help

Sep. 29, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organizer of a Southern California rally against racism who drove into a crowd of counterprotesters had asked police for help from a hostile crowd but was ignored, her lawyer said Monday. Tatiana Turner was in fear for her life and never intended to harm anyone when she drove...

Woman in small South Carolina city dies in crossfire

Sep. 29, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — A 72-year-old woman getting out of her car in a small South Carolina city died after being caught in the crossfire between people in two vehicles, authorities said. Carolyn Sims was able to tell police officers in Newberry that people in a truck and a car were shooting at each other...

Man charged with killing woman in dispute over minor crash

Sep. 28, 2020 3:50 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis authorities are looking for a man who allegedly shot and killed a woman after a minor traffic accident over the weekend that did not involve him. Deion Whalen, 23, of Riverview, was charged Sunday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of VIctoria McBee,...

Kansas mother, four children killed in collision with semi

Sep. 28, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

VIOLA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas mother and her four children were killed Friday after hitting a semitrailer loaded with grain in southwest Sedgwick County, the sheriff's office said. Jessica Noel, 32, of Viola was driving a Ford Expedition shortly before 5 p.m. when the driver of a semitrailer loaded with...

Police: Motorcyclist dies after fleeing trooper, crashing

Sep. 28, 2020 10:26 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say that a motorcyclist who was being pursued by a state trooper has died after crashing into a pickup truck. WRIC reported Monday that police said the motorcyclist was driving more than 100 mph when he ran a red light outside of Richmond. Virginia State Police...

4 young Peoria women killed in 1-car crash, school mourns

Sep. 28, 2020 9:31 AM EDT

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Teachers and staff at a central Illinois high school are mourning the weekend deaths of four young women who were killed when their vehicle left a roadway and slammed into a tree. All four women killed in early Sunday's crash in Peoria were Manual Academy graduates. Authorities...

Police arrest suspect accused of stealing, crashing cruiser

Sep. 28, 2020 6:54 AM EDT

OLNEY, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland arrested a man accused of stealing a police car and leading officers on a chase before crashing into another cruiser. The man allegedly flagged down a Maryland-National Capital Park Police officer in Montgomery County at around 3:30 p.m. Saturday and complained of...

An unidentified woman is taken into custody after witnesses said she drove her car into a crowd of protesters in Yorba Linda, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Authorities said people were struck by a car and injured during a Black Lives Matter protest and counter protest about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Carrie Braun says the injured were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver was detained. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)

Organizer arrested after driving car into California protest

Sep. 27, 2020 8:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An organizer of a Southern California demonstration against racism was in jail Sunday on suspicion of attempted murder after authorities say she drove through a crowd and struck two counterprotesters. Tatiana Turner, 40, was arrested Saturday in Yorba Linda after speeding from a parking...

Utah candidate's campaign headquarters damaged by truck

Sep. 27, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pickup truck ran into a Utah congressional candidate’s campaign headquarters, damaging the building and destroying the majority of the campaign materials stored inside. The vehicle struck the headquarters of Republican Burgess Owens in Midvale around midnight Friday, The Salt...