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Police: Driver went wrong way, was hanging out of vehicle

Dec. 06, 2021 12:36 PM EST

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — A driver traveling the wrong way on the Everett Turnpike in Merrimack and later seen hanging outside of his vehicle has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, New Hampshire State Police said. Police said the vehicle was seen...

New trial after jury met in room with Confederate symbols

Dec. 04, 2021 16:48 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee appeals court has granted a new trial for a Black man who was convicted of aggravated assault by an all-white jury that deliberated in a room containing Confederate symbols. The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Friday that...

Arrest made in Keelboat Park shooting tied to gang activity

Dec. 04, 2021 11:04 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man whose car was struck by several bullets at Keelboat Park told Bismarck police the shooter or shooters tried to kill him in retaliation because he no longer wanted to be part of their gang. One of the suspects, Deanthony Claiborne, 19, of...

Isleta Pueblo police officer accused of raping DWI suspect

Dec. 02, 2021 12:44 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A now-former tribal police officer for a pueblo near Albuquerque faces felony charges accusing him of raping a woman he had arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Leon Martin,, 22 on Thursday remained jailed after being booked...

Driver charged with negligent homicide in Greenville crash

Dec. 02, 2021 12:32 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.H. (AP) — A pickup truck driver has been charged with negligent homicide in connection with a fatal crash in Greenville, New Hampshire State Police said. Travis Worth, 37, of New Ipswich, New Hampshire, also has been charged with aggravated driving while...

Mississippi man charged with shooting at Tennessee officer

Dec. 02, 2021 04:03 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been charged with shooting at a police officer during an attempted reckless driving arrest in Tennessee, authorities said. Elliott Griham, 23, was indicted Tuesday on charges including attempted first-degree murder and...

Man in crash that killed family was on probation for DUI

Dec. 01, 2021 19:48 PM EST

NORTHERN HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — The man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and killing four members of a Sacramento area family in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 80 had been on probation for a previous DUI and will face murder charges, officials said. ...

Hawaii state representative's DUI trial set for next week

Nov. 30, 2021 15:22 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A judge on Tuesday set a trial date next week for a Hawaii lawmaker arrested after police saw her driving the wrong way down a major Honolulu thoroughfare in February. State Rep. Sharon Har has pleaded not guilty to one count of driving under the...

Chicago-area man charged in alleged DUI crash that killed 3

Nov. 30, 2021 12:21 PM EST

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been charged in the October deaths of three people killed when he allegedly crashed his vehicle while drunk into another car at a speed over 120 mph (193 kilometers per hour), prosecutors said. Brendan Wydajewski, 22,...

Man sentenced in deadly crash involving newlyweds

Nov. 30, 2021 11:32 AM EST

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to a term of five to 25 years in prison on charges stemming from a fatal crash in West Virginia involving a newlywed couple. Ricky Lynn Olivo Jr., 41, of Woodstock appeared Monday in Mercer County for sentencing...