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Feds charge DC cop with murder in police pursuit death

Sep. 24, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An officer in the nation’s capital has been indicted on a murder charge for his role in a fatal vehicle accident during a police chase that sparked two days of protests and clashes. Federal prosecutors announced Friday that Terrence Sutton, 37, was...

Man killed as gunfire breaks out on Kentucky highway

Sep. 24, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man died in Kentucky after gunfire broke out involving two vehicles on a Louisville highway, police said. Shots were fired on Interstate 264 around 5:40 a.m., and one of the vehicles crashed into a wall, Louisville police spokesperson Dwight...

Jury orders city of Roy to pay $3.26M to men shot by police

Sep. 24, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

ROY, Wash. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded two men who live south of Tacoma a total of $3.26 million for injuries suffered when they were shot by one of the town of Roy’s two police officers during a drunken joy ride in a 2019 snowstorm. The verdict is one of the...

Charge unlikely for driver in crash that killed Maine deputy

Sep. 24, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

TRENTON, Maine (AP) — The driver of a pick-up truck who struck and killed a sheriff's deputy in rural Hancock County has been cooperating with authorities and is unlikely to face charges, police in Maine said on Friday. Hancock County Deputy Luke Gross was hit by the...

17-year-old Nebraska girl survives car collision with train

Sep. 24, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in south-central Nebraska say a teenage girl survived a collision with a train so violent that her car’s engine was ejected. The crash happened Wednesday at a rural railroad crossing west of Kearney, the Kearney Hub reported. ...

Connecticut officer killed in Las Vegas crash laid to rest

Sep. 24, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A 35-year-old Connecticut police officer killed when his colleague crashed a car while allegedly driving under the influence in Las Vegas was laid to rest Friday and remembered as a dedicated and respected cop with a passion for the job. Funeral...

1 teen killed, 4 injured in early-morning crash near Omaha

Sep. 24, 2021 12:55 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A two-car crash near Omaha early Friday involving a car full of teenagers left one of them dead and four others injured, authorities said. The crash happened shortly before 4 a.m. Friday at an intersection just southwest of Omaha, according to the...

Bus swerves into children's park in Belgrade, injures some

Sep. 24, 2021 11:44 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A public bus swerved off the road into a children’s playground in a residential area of Belgrade, injuring several people, the state RTS television reported Friday. The bus broke through a fence at around 1:30 p.m., stormed across the...

Driver of ATV dies after crashing into Jeep

Sep. 24, 2021 10:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The driver of an all-terrain vehicle is dead after it reportedly popped a wheelie and crashed into the side of a Jeep. KCTV-TV reports that the accident happened around 10 p.m. Thursday in Kansas City. Police said a man...

France's role in NATO not in question despite US rift

Sep. 24, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — As tensions between France and the United States simmered this week over an Indo-Pacific defense deal that sank a multi-billion-dollar French submarine contract, a French general handed the baton of a key NATO command center to a fellow French air force officer. ...