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Prosecutors say Alaska dentist rode hoverboard at procedure

Dec. 6, 2019 4:05 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska dentist accused of fraud and unnecessarily sedating patients also performed a procedure while riding a wheeled, motorized vehicle known as a hoverboard, authorities said. Prosecutors charged 34-year-old Seth Lookhart with felony Medicaid fraud and reckless endangerment. A...

Lawsuit: Mississippi police sexually harassed teen girl

Dec. 5, 2019 9:02 AM EST

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police officers of a Mississippi city are accused of sexually harassing a teen girl during a traffic stop. The girl's mother is now suing the city of Biloxi in the hopes of preventing other girls from suffering the same treatment, The Sun Herald reported. The lawsuit alleges that the...

Man charged in slaying of teenage girl shot getting off bus

Dec. 1, 2019 4:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has been charged in the shooting death of a 16-year-old girl hit by a bullet as she was getting off a bus in north Philadelphia over the weekend, authorities said. Robert Jamieson, 41, is charged with murder, attempted murder, reckless endangerment, and weapons offenses in the...

Amtrak train hits vehicle stuck on track as driver calls 911

Nov. 29, 2019 12:02 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Investigators say an intoxicated woman was on the phone with 911 when her stuck vehicle was hit by an Amtrak train in South Carolina. Columbia Police Officer P.J. Blendowski said neither Audreyanna Haggins or anyone on the train was hurt in the crash around 1 a.m. Friday near Columbia...

Sam Hunt: Sorry for driving drunk after Tennessee show

Nov. 26, 2019 9:12 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Sam Hunt has apologized for drinking and driving. The Tennessean reports Hunt tweeted Friday that he made the “poor and selfish” decision to drive himself home after a friend’s show in Nashville last week. Hunt was arrested Thursday and charged...

Country star Sam Hunt arrested for DUI in Tennessee

Nov. 21, 2019 12:22 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Sam Hunt was arrested for driving under the influence and violation of the open container law after police in Nashville stopped him for driving the wrong way down a one-way road. Hunt was arrested Thursday morning, booked into jail and released on $2,500 bond,...

Dad facing charges after toddler accidentally shoots mom

Nov. 19, 2019 8:36 AM EST

DERRY, Pa. (AP) — A woman was accidentally shot and wounded when she tried to take a loaded gun from her toddler son at the family’s Pennsylvania home. Authorities disclosed details of the shooting when they announced Monday that the woman’s husband would face charges of reckless endangerment...

Driving under influence charge dropped against lawmaker

Nov. 18, 2019 1:24 PM EST

ENOLA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have dropped a charge of driving under the influence against a state lawmaker whose blood-alcohol level was below Pennsylvania’s legal limit for driving. Court records indicated the allegation against 26-year-old Democratic Rep. Brandon Markosek was withdrawn on Monday,...

Man pleads not guilty after son brings drugs to school

Nov. 16, 2019 12:13 PM EST

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has pleaded not guilty to drug charges after authorities said his 5-year-old son brought heroin to school and told his teacher that when he tastes the powder he becomes Spider-Man. The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports that 29-year-old Benny Garcia, of Holyoke, was...

Pennsylvania lawmaker accused of driving under influence

Nov. 13, 2019 2:47 PM EST

ENOLA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker faces a charge of driving under the influence after being stopped two months ago in suburban Harrisburg. Police say 26-year-old Democratic Rep. Brandon Markosek of Allegheny County was going 53 mph in a 35 mph zone when he was pulled over around 8 p.m. on...