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Real name of mystery man who died in 2002 revealed

Jun. 21, 2018 5:47 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — When a man named Joseph Newton Chandler III put a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger in his apartment outside of Cleveland in 2002, he left behind $82,000 in a bank account and an enduring mystery about his actual identity that's been finally solved with the help of forensics,...

Police: Trucker with stuck tree branch leaves wake of wrecks

Jun. 21, 2018 7:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says an oblivious driver with a large branch stuck to his truck wrecked multiple cars, leaving behind a five-block path of destruction. The NYPD says the 36-year-old driver was in Queens late Tuesday when he hit a tree and got a large branch stuck between the...

Humboldt Broncos recognized during NHL Awards

Jun. 20, 2018 11:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Late Humboldt Broncos coach Darcy Haugan was honored with the inaugural Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award on Wednesday night, and 10 of the surviving players were reunited for the first time since the bus crash that killed 16 people. The players donned gold Broncos sweaters at the NHL...

Road accidents kill 15 in Pakistan

Jun. 20, 2018 9:16 AM EDT

MANSEHRA, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan say 15 people have died in two road accidents. Officer Mohammad Javed Khan says a vehicle drove off a road in a mountainous area in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing nine people and injuring another four. Hours earlier, a vehicle carrying tourists in...

5 charged in immigrant smuggling scheme after Texas crash

Jun. 19, 2018 9:02 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Federal prosecutors charged five people Tuesday in a scheme to smuggle immigrants illegally after an SUV driven by one of them crashed in Texas while fleeing Border Patrol agents, killing five passengers. The crash happened Sunday after Border Patrol became suspicious of three vehicles...

2 Tennessee officers hurt by motorists; 1 critically injured

Jun. 19, 2018 6:26 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two police officers in Tennessee have been sent to hospitals after they were injured by cars in separate incidents. Memphis police said Officer Jeffrey Creighton was in critical condition at a hospital Tuesday after he was struck by a truck during a traffic stop on Monday night. A man...

The Latest: SUV driver among those charged after fatal wreck

Jun. 19, 2018 5:59 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the fatal crash of an SUV fleeing Border Patrol agents and sheriff's deputies in South Texas (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities say the driver of an SUV that crashed while fleeing Border Patrol and law enforcement agents in South Texas is among those facing charges after the...

Authorities: 3 dead in shooting outside a Walmart in Alabama

Jun. 19, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

TALLASSEE, Ala. (AP) — A gunman crashed into a vehicle outside a Walmart store on Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said. Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock said as an investigation unfolded that it appeared the shooter purposely rammed a car into...

Prosecutors: 5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash of SUV fleeing Border Patrol, deputies in South Texas

Jun. 19, 2018 3:42 PM EDT
DALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors: 5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash of SUV fleeing Border Patrol, deputies in South Texas.

Police: Man was racing when he caused double-fatal crash

Jun. 19, 2018 12:10 PM EDT

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have charged a driver they say was racing when he caused a crash that killed two people, including a pregnant woman, and injured five. Police say 19-year-old Abdulaziz Yuldoshev, of Hamden, turned himself in Monday and was charged with two counts of first-degree...