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Judge finds probable cause to charge Wyoming man with murder

Jan. 25, 2020 4:52 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming judge has found probable cause to pursue a first-degree murder charge against a Cheyenne man charged with killing his girlfriend in November. A preliminary hearing was held Friday for Joseph Underwood, 45, in the Nov. 1 death of Angela Elizondo, 40, also of Cheyenne, the...

3 Indiana teens charged in fatal rollover accident

Jan. 25, 2020 4:43 PM EST

Three Anderson teens have been charged for their alleged roles in a crash last weekend that killed a 19-year-old Ball State University student. According to the (Muncie) Star Press, police said 19-year-old Sophie D. Robbins of Dunkirk was driving in Anderson early Sunday when her SUV left the roadway and rolled...

Child dies in Texas after vehicle rolls back, striking her

Jan. 25, 2020 4:17 PM EST

CYPRESS, Texas (AP) — A 3-year-old Houston-area girl died Saturday after her parent's vehicle was left in neutral in their driveway and rolled back, striking the child, authorities said. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter that the child was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead....

1 dead after crash involving Milwaukee County squad car

Jan. 25, 2020 4:02 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One person died Saturday after a crash involving a Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office squad car. Authorities said the crash happened Saturday morning in downtown Milwaukee. The deputy's squad car was traveling north on 10th Street when it collided with a westbound car on State Street. The...

Armed standoff in Boston suburb ends peacefully

Jan. 25, 2020 3:49 PM EST

HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A man barricaded inside a Massachusetts apartment on Saturday morning opened fire on responding officers before surrendering peacefully several hours later, police said. A police SWAT team responded to what they described as a domestic incident at the apartment complex in Hingham at...

Police: Man fleeing scene hits law enforcement officers

Jan. 25, 2020 3:33 PM EST

NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Two law enforcement officers in Georgia are being treated for injuries after being hit by a car in a parking lot early Saturday. The Gwinnett County Police Department said one of its officers and an investigator from the District Attorney's Office were trying to stop a man about 2:30...

Rescue workers carry a wounded man that was found alive in the rubble of a building destroyed on Friday's earthquake in Elazig, eastern Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.  Rescue workers were continuing to search for people buried under the rubble of apartment blocks in Elazig and neighboring Malatya. Mosques, schools, sports halls and student dormitories were opened for hundreds who left their homes after the quake.(Depo Photos via AP)

Turkish leader slams 'propaganda' as quake deaths rise to 29

Jan. 25, 2020 2:27 PM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 29 on Saturday night as rescue crews searched for people who remained trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings, officials said. Speaking at a televised news conference, Interior Minister Suleyman...

Police: Woman killed while crossing street on 'no walk'sign

Jan. 25, 2020 2:20 PM EST

A woman died after being struck by a van making a turn on a green arrow while sh crossed a Las Vegas street against a “don't walk" sign at an intersection, police said. Police say the man driving the van remained at the scene Friday night and there was no indication of impairment. According to police, the...

Crash kills 2 women, injures 3 others, 2 of them critically

Jan. 25, 2020 1:59 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a car smashed into a pole and a tree in New Jersey, killing two women and injuring three other people, two of them critically. Authorities said the car hit a “No parking for Street Cleaning” pole and then a tree in Newark shortly after 3:30 a.m. Saturday....

Widow sues over NC trucker's death in Chesapeake Bay plunge

Jan. 25, 2020 1:17 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The widow of a North Carolina truck driver who died when his rig plunged off Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel in 2017 is suing for $6 million. The lawsuit filed by Billie Jo Chen against the CBBT says the bridge-tunnel’s own wind and gauge policy should have...