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Officials: Suspect hit by deputy's SUV dies of injuries

Sep. 22, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

MOUNDS VIEW, Minn. (AP) — A male suspect died Wednesday after a Ramsey County sheriff's deputy used an SUV to hit him after he began shooting at officers who were investigating a domestic assault in Mounds View, authorities said. The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office said...

Woman faces 15 years in prison in DUI crash that killed 2

Sep. 22, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — A woman who was driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol when she lost control of her SUV, killing two of her passengers, has pleaded no contest to murder charges. She faces 15 years to life in prison, authorities said Wednesday. Lauren...

Louisiana 16-year-old charged in fatal single-vehicle crash

Sep. 22, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

MADISONVILLE, La. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with a single-vehicle crash in Louisiana that killed two passengers and hospitalized a third, authorities said. A Honda civic occupied by four 16-year-old girls ran off the road at a high speed...

Officer struck and killed by vehicle fleeing police stop

Sep. 22, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) — An officer killed last week while on duty was struck by a car driving away from a traffic stop, police in South Carolina said. Lake City Police Lt. John Stewart died after he was hit on Sept. 17 and his funeral will be Friday, authorities said. ...

Alabama man attacked by pit bull dies from injuries

Sep. 22, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — A man who was attacked by a pit bull in eastern Alabama has died from his injuries, authorities said. Phenix City police responded to a report of a dog bite early Tuesday morning, news outlets reported. Officers found Frank Cobb, 70, suffering...

Police: Woman struck by vehicle during disturbance has died

Sep. 22, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say a 38-year-old woman apparently struck by a vehicle during a disturbance at an apartment complex that left three other people with gunshot injuries has died. Carrissa Marie Santa Cruz died of her injuries on Tuesday, two days after...

Florida firefighter hit by truck while responding to crash

Sep. 22, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — A Florida firefighter was in critical condition after being was struck by a pickup truck while responding to a crash early Wednesday morning, officials said. Palm Harbor Fire Rescue crews were called to the scene of a traffic crash just before...

Report: Pilot in deadly balloon crash had drugs in system

Sep. 22, 2021 12:49 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A report from the Federal Aviation Administration shows the pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in New Mexico in June had marijuana and cocaine in his system. Pilot Nicholas Meleski died along with his four passengers after the balloon...

Retired officer killed by hit-and-run driver while biking

Sep. 22, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — A retired New Hampshire police sergeant was struck and killed by a motorist while on her bike training for an event to honor fallen law enforcement officers. Donna Briggs, 59, of Derry, was found dead Tuesday night down an embankment off Route 125...

Couple from Nebraska killed in South Dakota highway crash

Sep. 22, 2021 11:42 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say two victims who died recently in a highway crash in southeastern South Dakota were from Nebraska. The state Department of Public Safety says 75-year-old Albert Wingate and 74-year-old Marilyn Wingate, of Norfolk, died a week or...