Latest Hit-and-run News

Iconic Nashville hot chicken restaurant closed due to fire

Dec. 28, 2018 6:50 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A famous Nashville hot chicken restaurant is closed "indefinitely" after a hit-and-run driver crashed into a strip mall, starting a fire that damaged several businesses. News outlets report that the main location of Prince's Hot Chicken Shack in Nashville is closed because of the...

Johns Hopkins rheumatologist, 35, killed in hit-and-run

Dec. 17, 2018 6:59 AM EST

BROOKLANDVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say an award-winning Johns Hopkins rheumatologist was killed in a hit-and-run involving three vehicles in Maryland. Citing a Baltimore County police release, news outlets report 35-year-old Nadia Dominique Morgan was killed late Saturday night. Police said Sunday that...

Woman run over at McDonalds by man who snatched her purse

Dec. 14, 2018 11:08 AM EST

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities have jailed a man who they say snatched a handbag from an elderly woman at McDonald's and then ran her over in the parking a lot. The Okeechobee Police Department said Friday that Charles Stratton is being held on $40,000 bond on charges of aggravated battery,...

Arrest in South Carolina hit-and-run death of crossing guard

Dec. 12, 2018 11:29 AM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged nearly two months after a 73-year-old crossing guard who died after being struck while directing traffic outside a South Carolina elementary school. State troopers say 27-year-old Kenneth Sullivan was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony...

Minnesota man who drove into crowd gets 5 years in prison

Dec. 11, 2018 10:20 AM EST

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for driving into a crowd of partygoers and injuring six of them. Authorities say 23-year-old Juan Lamas Jr. sped away when people surrounded his car following a fight over drugs at a large party near Minnesota State...

The Latest: Deputy says Fields apologized after deadly crash

Dec. 4, 2018 4:53 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man accused of deliberately driving his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally, killing one and injuring dozens more. (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A Virginia sheriff's deputy has told jurors that a man who drove his car...

Petting zoo kangaroo killed in Wisconsin hit-and-run crash

Nov. 28, 2018 3:59 PM EST

WAUKECHON, Wis. (AP) — A two-day search for a petting zoo kangaroo who hopped away from a northeastern Wisconsin home has come to an unfortunate end after a hit-and-run accident. Authorities are now searching for the motorist who struck and killed the baby kangaroo named Lulu on Tuesday night in the town...