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Louisiana university suspends football coach accused of DWI

Feb. 18, 2020 5:28 AM EST

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — The head football coach of a Louisiana university was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Brad Laird, the football coach at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, has been suspended without pay for one week, Northwestern Director of Athletics Greg Burke...

Truck crashes into house, man charged with drunken driving

Feb. 16, 2020 3:02 PM EST

FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A man accused of driving drunk barreled his pickup truck into a house in Falmouth early Sunday morning, police said. The 36-year-old man was speeding and under the influence of alcohol when he crashed into the front right corner of the home shortly after 1:30 a.m., Falmouth officials...

Police say suspected drunk driver stuck at least 13 vehicles

Feb. 16, 2020 11:58 AM EST

LAKE TOMAHAWK, Wis. (AP) — A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after striking at least 13 vehicles in the town of Lake Tomahawk, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. Robert Allen Johnson, of m Thunder Bay, Ontario, was issued several citationfor the Friday night...

Man charged with drunken driving twice in one day

Feb. 16, 2020 11:34 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island State Police have arrested 11 people on driving under the influence charges since Thursday, including a man who was pulled over twice on Valentine's Day, officials said. Patrick Cahill, 61, of Warwick, was arrested shortly before 3 a.m. Friday and charged with driving...

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, emergency crews respond to a scene where a vehicle hit several Moore High School students in Moore, Okla. A third member of a suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country team who was struck by a speeding pickup truck earlier this month has died. Kolby Crum, 18, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, said hospital spokeswoman April Sandefer. (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP, File)

Third student-runner who was struck by speeding truck dies

Feb. 15, 2020 1:50 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A third member of a suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country team who was struck by a speeding pickup truck earlier this month has died. Kolby Crum, 18, died Saturday at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, said hospital spokeswoman April Sandefer. Crum was among seven...

Man accused of starting apartment fire gets probation

Feb. 15, 2020 10:55 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Grand Forks man accused of starting a fire that extensively damaged a Bismarck apartment building has been sentenced to 1 ½ years of probation after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors. The Bismarck Tribune reports 46-year-old Eduardo Rodriguez originally was charged with...

'Perfume cloud' helps German police sniff out drunk driver

Feb. 15, 2020 9:12 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — He just didn't smell right. German police say they nabbed a drunk driver who tried to flee a traffic stop after finding him hiding behind a hedge “in a cloud of perfume.” Police in the southwestern town of Speyer said Saturday that officers saw the 26-year-old man pass them at...

Louisiana principal accused of drunk driving retires

Feb. 14, 2020 8:32 AM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man retired as principal of a high school after he was accused of driving while intoxicated and crashing into three vehicles. Ralph Thibodeaux, 55, was included as a “service retirement” among personnel changes within the Lafayette Parish School Board on...

Man sentenced for dealing fatal fentanyl dose to teen

Feb. 13, 2020 10:31 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man was sentenced to more than a dozen years in prison Thursday for dealing a fatal fentanyl dose to a 16-year-old. Circuit Court Judge Donna Schaeffer sentenced Jason Patton Baker to 20 years with five years suspended and two years credited, The Capital Gazette reported....

This undated booking photo provided by the Tempe Police Department shows Raymond Tang. Tang, described as a disgruntled former Waymo driver has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately crashing a passenger car into one of the company's vans with self-driving capabilities near Phoenix last month, authorities said Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020.(Tempe Police Department via AP)

Ex-Waymo driver accused of deliberately causing crash

Feb. 13, 2020 6:28 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A man described as a disgruntled former Waymo driver has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately crashing a passenger car into one of the company’s vans with self-driving capabilities near Phoenix, authorities said Thursday. Tempe police said Raymond Tang, 31, was booked into jail...