Latest Hit-and-run News

Police arrest protesters refusing to get off the streets during an imposed curfew while marching in a solidarity rally calling for justice regarding the death of George Floyd, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in New York. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

'Not stopping': Defiant NYC protesters march through curfew

Jun. 3, 2020 2:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An 8 p.m. curfew didn’t stop thousands of defiant demonstrators from marching through the streets of New York City throughout the night Tuesday, though some of the rampant destruction seen over the past few nights was quelled. The citywide curfew, which is in place through Sunday,...

Man charged with murder in hit-and-run that killed 2

May. 19, 2020 8:45 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder after a hit-and-run crash that killed two people in February. Michael P. Mertens, 28, was charged Monday in the deaths of Judith Morris and Virgil M. Dixon, who were in a vehicle that Mertens hit as he sped...

16-year-old struck and killed by hit-and-run driver

May. 7, 2020 10:08 AM EDT

WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for the driver who fatally struck a 16-year-old boy who was walking along U.S. 61 in eastern Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the boy was struck just before 9 p.m. Wednesday just north of Wentzville. The victim's name has not been released....

Police investigate at the scene where police in Kansas say a shootout has left both a police officer and a hit-and-run suspect dead, Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Overland Park, Kansas. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP)

Shootout leaves officer, hit-and-run suspect dead in Kansas

May. 4, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — An officer and a suspect in a hit-and-run have died in an exchange of gunfire in Kansas, police said. Overland Park police Officer Mike Mosher died in a hospital Sunday evening, Police Chief Frank Donchez said. Mosher was off-duty but in uniform when he took off in pursuit of a...

Man charged in hit-and-run homicide at Kansas City park

Apr. 8, 2020 2:03 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder after he allegedly stabbed another man at a park and then intentionally ran over the victim. Corey Darden was also charged with first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action in the death of Felipe...

Kansas City Police investigating hit-and-run as homicide

Apr. 7, 2020 8:36 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Investigators believe a pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run crash was intentionally run down, Kansas City police said. The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Monday in the city’s Blue Valley Park, when officers responded to reports of a crash involving a man who was hit by a...