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Parents charged with killing man who hit son at truck show

Jun. 13, 2018 1:57 PM EDT

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri mother and father have been charged with killing a man who attacked the couple's 12-year-old son during a monster truck event. Brenda Michelle Holt, 40, and Rickey Brunell Holt, 39, of Bunker, Missouri, were freed on bond Monday. They are charged with felony...

Truck slams into Washington doughnut store, barely missing 2

Jun. 11, 2018 11:22 AM EDT

AUBURN, Wash. (AP) — Dramatic security video shows a pickup truck barrel out of control and slam into a traffic barrier outside a Washington state doughnut store, barely missing two customers. The accident last Friday happened as a man and woman headed to the store entrance. The video shows them seeing the...

Feds: Tesla accelerated, didn't brake ahead of fatal crash

Jun. 7, 2018 4:58 PM EDT

A Tesla SUV using the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot driving system accelerated just before crashing into a California freeway barrier, killing its driver, federal investigators have determined. The National Transportation Safety Board, in a preliminary report on the March 23 crash, also said that data shows...

BBC says Matt LeBlanc to leave 'Top Gear' after next season

May. 31, 2018 12:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The BBC says former "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc will leave the popular British auto show "Top Gear" after the upcoming season. In a statement Thursday, LeBlanc said the program was "great fun," but the time and travel commitment "takes me away from my family and friends more than I'm...

Video shows police response, fleeing crowd at Vegas attack

May. 30, 2018 9:05 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Traffic surveillance video from the Las Vegas Strip and aerial images provided Wednesday by police offered unique overviews but little new information about the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history. The records, released by Las Vegas police under court orders, included...

The Latest: Video of Vegas mass shooting has few new details

May. 30, 2018 7:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on records released by Las Vegas police regarding the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Aerial video released by Las Vegas police provides a unique overview but little new information about the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's...

Police praise Wisconsin students for prank that was illusion

May. 16, 2018 1:20 PM EDT

CUMBERLAND, Wis. (AP) — Police had praise for students who created an illusion for a senior class prank that appeared to show a car crashed into the principal's office. Students at Cumberland High School in Wisconsin used a junk car, some bricks, some tape and a black tarp to make it look like the car had...

China monthly car sales pick up in April; EV sales double

May. 11, 2018 6:55 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese passenger car sales expanded at a faster pace last month as growth in the world's biggest auto market picked up steam, an industry group said Friday. Monthly figures from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers show that passenger cars sales in April rose 11 percent over...

Florida deputy credited with saving unresponsive baby's life

May. 10, 2018 7:35 PM EDT

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff's deputy is credited with saving a baby's life after rushing the unresponsive infant to a hospital. The Ocala StarBanner reports the Marion County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that K9 Deputy Jeremie Nix saved the baby Wednesday. The release says Nix was driving...

Miami officer suspended after video of suspect being kicked

May. 3, 2018 6:52 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami police officer was suspended with pay Thursday after a Facebook video showed a surrendering auto theft suspect being kicked in the head. The Miami Herald reports that Police Chief Jorge Colina announced that Officer Mario Figueroa has been relieved of duty as the video "depicts a clear...