Latest Reckless endangerment News

Audit shows why crash suspect's license not revoked earlier

Aug. 16, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A new audit finds that a Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles employee missed an opportunity to revoke the license of the driver accused in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists because he did not know how to add convictions to driving records. The finding was revealed Friday in a...

Actor Michael Madsen pleads no contest to DUI

Aug. 15, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Michael Madsen has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor drunken driving after crashing his SUV into a pole in Malibu in March. In an agreement with prosecutors, the "Reservoir Dogs" actor entered the plea to one count of driving with .08% blood alcohol content within 10 years of another...

Man charged in Pennsylvania product tampering investigation

Aug. 15, 2019 11:29 AM EDT

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man is accused of putting people at risk by placing unidentified substances into consumer product packaging and returning the items to retail stores. Police on Wednesday charged 58-year-old Robert Keith Burns of Mechanicsburg with reckless endangerment,...

Man charged with drunken driving twice within hours

Aug. 12, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been charged with driving drunk twice within a few hours. State police say they got a call about a car being driven erratically around 11:45 p.m. Sunday in Brentwood, New Hampshire. Troopers stopped the car and charged 36-year-old Kenny Nguyen with driving...

4 people on 2 motorcycles die in California wrong-way crash

Aug. 5, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

STRATHMORE, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol says a woman driving the wrong way crashed her SUV head-on into two motorcycles over the weekend, killing the four people on the motorcycles. The agency in a statement Monday said the accident happened at 2 a.m. Sunday as the two men and women on the...

Report: Driver who hit bikers was under influence of drugs

Aug. 1, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The driver involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was under the influence of drugs and reached for a beverage just before the collision, according to a federal inspection report obtained Thursday. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said that a...

Judge revokes parole for Ex-Oklahoma senator in Uber attack

Jul. 31, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A judge has revoked parole for a former Oklahoma state senator convicted of assaulting a female Uber driver in Oklahoma City. Court records show the 90-day parole of 42-year-old Bryce Marlatt was revoked Tuesday after Marlatt admitted he drove drunk on March 21. The incident was less...

Dwight Gooden arrested in New Jersey on DWI charges

Jul. 24, 2019 9:41 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was arrested again in New Jersey on Monday night, this time on charges of driving while intoxicated. Gooden was pulled over after driving the wrong way down a one-way road, Newark police said. It was the second time he has been arrested in as...

Charges thrown out again in deadly Philadelphia Amtrak crash

Jul. 23, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For the second time, a judge threw out all charges Tuesday against an Amtrak engineer for his role in a high-speed derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people, saying: "The law recognizes we're all human." Common Pleas Judge Barbara McDermott rejected the involuntary...

Kansas DL Malcolm Lee arrested on suspicious of DUI

Jul. 23, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas defensive lineman Malcolm Lee has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The Kansas City Star reports that logs from the Douglas County Sheriff's Department show that Lee was released on bond shortly after his Saturday morning arrest near...