Latest Reckless endangerment News

Off-duty Warren police officer accused of DUI

Jun. 13, 2021 15:15 PM EDT

WARREN, R.I. (AP) — An off-duty Warren police officer has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Patrolman Adam Floor was driving his personal truck early Sunday morning when he went off the road, hit a utility pole, then struck the porch of a...

Many charges dismissed, dropped in civil rights march clash

Jun. 13, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) — A judge dismissed the most serious charge against a man accused of shooting a civil rights activist during a confrontation in rural Pennsylvania with a group of marchers on their way to Washington D.C. from Milwaukee last summer. Bedford County Judge...

New Hampshire set to increase penalties for some DWI crashes

Jun. 13, 2021 08:21 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire bill aimed at strengthening penalties for repeat drunk drivers is headed to the governor's desk. The House on Thursday agreed to the Senate's version of Tyler Shaw's Law, named for a 20-year-old Concord man who died in 2018 when a...

Truck crashes into San Jose outdoor dining table, killing 1

Jun. 12, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A pickup truck driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into an outdoor dining area in San Jose Friday night, killing a woman and injuring two men, authorities said. The driver, Alex Moreno, 32, put the parked Chevrolet Silverado in reverse...

Man guilty of manslaughter for crash that killed 2 teens

Jun. 12, 2021 09:35 AM EDT

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — A Woodland, Washington man has been found guilty of manslaughter and other crimes for killing two Sweet Home, Oregon teens in a head-on drunk driving crash. A 12-member jury found 22-year-old Austyn Hillsman guilty of two counts of second-degree...

Teen pulled from pool at Dedham graduation party dies

Jun. 12, 2021 09:08 AM EDT

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A teenager who was in critical condition after being pulled from a pool during a graduation party at a Dedham home last weekend has died. The Norfolk County District Attorney’s office announced on Friday that Alonzo Polk, 17, of Dedham had died....

Police: Driver hit 141 mph before killing man in Las Vegas

Jun. 10, 2021 21:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas have said a man from El Paso, Texas, was arrested on reckless driving and DUI charges after fatally hitting a moped rider last weekend while driving 141 mph (226 kph) near the Strip. Andrew James Rodriguez, 33, was booked into...

Teen denies charges she tried to run down kids in school lot

Jun. 10, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — A woman was driving under the influence when she tried to run over two children in a school parking lot and made racial slurs about one of the youths, authorities said. Haley Jankowski, 18, of Bethel Park, faces numerous charge stemming from the...

Truck driver gets 16 years in crash that killed 5 bicyclists

Jun. 09, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona box truck driver who plowed into bicyclists on a stretch of Nevada highway last December, killing five and injuring four, was sentenced Wednesday to a minimum of 16 years in Nevada state prison for driving under the influence of methamphetamine causing death. ...

Browns staffer Brownson suspended for DUI, will not lose job

Jun. 09, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson has been suspended by the team but will not lose her job after an arrest for drunken driving. Brownson, one of just a handful of female coaches in the NFL, pleaded no contest Tuesday in a Brunswick court...