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Chronic pain patients says they're 'treated like criminals'

Aug. 19, 2018 9:01 AM EDT

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — When the former nonprofit director_a woman with a master's degree in social work_moved from North Carolina to Spotsylvania County last fall, she brought detailed medical records about her chronic pain and the opioids she takes to treat them. As she searched for a pain management...

Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

Aug. 18, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder, police in London said Saturday The Metropolitan Police force said 29-year-old Salih Khater faces two charges — trying to kill police officers, and trying...

Patrol identifies Bismarck man killed in motorcycle crash

Aug. 18, 2018 5:06 PM EDT

LINTON, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a 65-year-old Bismarck man who was killed after a motorcycle crash in Emmons County. The Highway Patrol says Mark Henninger lost control of the motorcycle on state Highway 1804 west of Linton about 2:45 p.m. Thursday. The patrol says the...

Man killed in rollover crash in southeast South Dakota

Aug. 18, 2018 4:45 PM EDT

DELMONT, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a 28-year-old man died following a rollover crash in southeast South Dakota. The South Dakota Highway patrol says the crash happened Friday night on U.S. Highway 18 near Delmont. The man's name has not been released pending notification of relatives. The patrol says the...

Authorities search for suspect who ran over man at rest stop

Aug. 18, 2018 3:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A suspect who ran over and killed a man he had been arguing with at an interstate rest area between Akron and Cleveland is being sought by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The patrol says murder and aggravated robbery warrants have been obtained for 34-year-old Paul Randall Jr., of...

Police say pedestrian hit, killed in Omaha parking lot

Aug. 18, 2018 3:09 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man walking in a downtown Omaha parking lot has been hit and killed, and the two people in the vehicle that hit him have been arrested. Police say officers were called to the lot early Saturday morning for a person down and found 60-year-old Jeffrey Grieves fatally injured....

2 die in 5-vehicle crash on Florida interstate

Aug. 18, 2018 2:46 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two people have died after a tractor-trailer, an SUV, and three cars collided on a Florida interstate highway. The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash happened about 10 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 75 in Davie. All northbound lanes of I-75 were shut down and traffic was...

2 juveniles killed when vehicle struck by train in Arkansas

Aug. 18, 2018 12:00 PM EDT

CORNING, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police say two juvenile girls were killed when the vehicle they were in was struck by a train in northeast Arkansas. A state police report says the two were eastbound on a county road in Clay County near Corning on Friday when the girl who was driving pulled into the...

Detroit man charged in police officer's hit-and-run death

Aug. 18, 2018 11:53 AM EDT

WESTLAND, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit man has been charged in the hit-and-run death of an off-duty Wayne County sheriff's sergeant who was struck and dragged while jogging. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says 47-year-old Desmond Robinson was charged Saturday with reckless driving causing death, failure to...

Kansas law enforcement cracks down on impaired drivers

Aug. 18, 2018 10:39 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies across Kansas are participating in a nearly month long campaign to reduce impaired or distracted driving. The "You Drink; You Drive; You Lose" campaign began Thursday and runs through Labor Day, Sept. 3. The campaign is designed to reduce the number of...