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Hundreds of cars join procession for slain Maryland officer

May. 25, 2018 6:25 PM EDT

JOPPA, Md. (AP) — Hundreds of vehicles joined the funeral procession Friday for a Maryland police officer killed when authorities say a teenager ran over her in a stolen Jeep. A stream of police vehicles with flashing lights accompanied Amy Caprio's remains from Mountain Christian Church in Joppa to the...

Texas school shooting victim family sues attacker's parents

May. 25, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The family of one of the students killed in a Texas high school shooting filed a lawsuit against the alleged gunman's parents, claiming the shooter's father didn't properly secure the weapons and were negligent in entrusting him with firearms. Authorities charged Dimitrios Pagourtzis,...

The Latest: Mourners told student brave 'beyond his years'

May. 25, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the shooting last week at a Texas high school (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Family and friends say Christian Riley Garcia, one of the students slain by a gunman last week at his Texas high school, displayed bravery "far beyond his years" and often put the needs of others before...

The Latest: Slain Maryland police officer laid to rest

May. 25, 2018 2:43 PM EDT

JOPPA, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a funeral for a Maryland police officer (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Slain Maryland police Officer Amy Caprio is being laid to rest. Her funeral procession included a stream of police vehicles with flashing lights. Two firetrucks held an American flag above the road at one...

School bus driver in crash that killed 2 appears in court

May. 25, 2018 2:15 PM EDT

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Hunched over, shackled at the hands and ankles, and walking slowly, the driver of a school bus that collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway last week, killing a student and teacher, appeared in court Friday on death-by-auto charges. Seventy-seven-year-old Hudy Muldrow Sr....

Bus driver charged in crash that killed student, teacher

May. 24, 2018 3:38 PM EDT

A school bus driver with a history of driver's license suspensions caused a fatal crash on a New Jersey highway last week by crossing three lanes of traffic in an apparent attempt to make an illegal U-turn, according to a criminal complaint released Thursday. Authorities charged Hudy Muldrow Sr., 77, with two...

Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometown

May. 23, 2018 12:22 PM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Thousands of people in Karachi attended the funeral Wednesday for a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student who was killed in a mass shooting at a Texas high school. Sabika Sheikh was among 10 students and staff slain Friday at Santa Fe High School near Houston. She was her family's...

Summer driving: Edmunds' picks for Memorial Day car deals

May. 23, 2018 8:45 AM EDT

Summer is the busiest selling season at car dealerships. The weather is nice, people have more time to shop, and the discounts are attractive enough to get buyers' attention. Dealers also make full use of the summer's holiday weekends, beginning with Memorial Day. Get ready for balloon-decked lots, inflatable...

Avicii's family says DJ-producer's funeral will be private

May. 22, 2018 10:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of late Swedish DJ-producer Avicii says his funeral will be private. In a statement released Tuesday, Avicii's family says the funeral will include "people who were closest" to the performer. The family also asked the media to respect their decision. They added that no more...

School shooting victims killed attempting to ward off gunman

May. 21, 2018 6:46 PM EDT

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — At least two of the student victims of a mass shooting at a Texas high school tried to block the advance of a gunman and were killed when he shot through the doors. A classmate of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school says Chris Stone and other students tried to...