Latest Criminal negligence News

Charges in death of anti-gang crusader who lost her daughter

Nov. 30, 2018 4:45 PM EST

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who drove her SUV over a New York mother saluted by President Donald Trump for her crusade against MS-13 gang violence pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of criminally negligent homicide. Annmarie Drago, a 58-year-old nurse, surrendered to police in the morning and...

31 dead in Ugandan boat accident, toll expected to rise

Nov. 25, 2018 11:53 AM EST

MUKONO, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan divers retrieved 31 bodies and expected to find more in a capsized vessel in Lake Victoria, making it one of the country's worst maritime disasters and prompting the president to call for more stringent safety regulations. The vessel was believed to be overcrowded with nearly...

Lawsuit filed against operators of limo in fatal NY crash

Nov. 19, 2018 1:41 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The operators of a limousine that crashed and killed 20 people in upstate New York were grossly negligent in putting the "dangerous and defective" vehicle on the road, according to a lawsuit filed Monday by one of the victim's parents. Amanda Rivenburg, 29, was among 18 people in the...

Man indicted after Delaware crash that killed 5

Nov. 7, 2018 3:19 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Maryland man involved in a Delaware collision that killed five members of a New Jersey family has been indicted on homicide and assault charges. Officials say 45-year-old Alvin Hubbard III of Cambridge was indicted Monday on five counts of second-degree vehicular homicide, three...