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Trooper no longer faces murder charge in fatal Thruway chase

Feb. 04, 2023 12:21 PM EST

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has dropped a murder charge against a state trooper in the death of an 11-year-old girl during a high-speed chase on the New York State Thruway. Christopher Baldner still faces a second-degree manslaughter charge and other counts stemming from the Dec....

Man sentenced for stealing police rifle during protests

Feb. 04, 2023 12:04 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A 26-year-old Everett, Washington man was sentenced Friday to 16 months in prison for stealing a high-powered rifle from a Seattle police vehicle during protests after George Floyd was killed in 2020. Jacob D. Little pulled the rifle out of a heavily damaged police...

Police: Bus overturns in Slovenia, killing 3, injuring more

Feb. 03, 2023 09:59 AM EST

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A bus carrying Romanian citizens traveling to Italy overturned early Friday in northeastern Slovenia, killing three people and injuring several others, authorities said. The accident happened around 5 a.m. near the town of Murska Sobota, Slovenian police...

Companies pledge millions in fed effort to stem road deaths

Feb. 03, 2023 06:34 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 businesses and nonprofits — including rideshare companies Uber and Lyft, industrial giant 3M and automaker Honda — are pledging millions of dollars in initiatives to stem a crisis in road fatalities under a new federal effort announced Friday. It's...

Official: 17 people killed in bus-truck crash in NW Pakistan

Feb. 02, 2023 21:01 PM EST

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A head-on collision between a passenger bus and a speeding truck trailer near a tunnel in northwest Pakistan overnight killed at least 17 passengers, including women and children, a rescue official said early Friday. The crash happened in Kohat district in...

Murder case dropped in 2021 death of private eye Palladino

Feb. 02, 2023 19:18 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Prosecutors in San Francisco have dropped all charges against two men accused in the murder of famed private investigator Jack Palladino two years ago, citing a lack of evidence. Palladino, whose clients included presidents, corporate whistleblowers and...

Oregon man accused of stalking charged in accuser's killing

Feb. 02, 2023 17:19 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been charged with murder in the killing of a man who had accused him of stalking after the defendant allegedly had an affair with the victim's wife. Hillsboro police said they arrested Steven Milner on Tuesday in the killing of 56-year-old...

US condemns Sudan freeing man convicted in diplomat's death

Feb. 02, 2023 17:14 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — The United States asked the Sudanese government Thursday to re-arrest a man convicted of killing a U.S. diplomat in the country 15 years ago. Abdel-Raouf Abu Zaid, the Sudanese man freed Jan. 30, was found guilty of murdering John Granville, an official with the U.S....

2 California teens held in killings over illegal vape sale

Feb. 02, 2023 14:48 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two Southern California teenagers have been arrested in connection with the killings of two young men last month during a meeting involving the illegal sale of vape products, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said. A 15-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday...

UK to probe whether 1998 Omagh bomb could have been stopped

Feb. 02, 2023 12:09 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government said Thursday it will hold a public inquiry into whether the deadliest bombing in Northern Ireland’s decades of violence could have been prevented. Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris announced a judge-led independent probe of the 1998...