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Sheriff: Deputy charged after stun gun sets biker on fire

May. 19, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy who accidentally set a gasoline-covered motorcycle rider on fire with a stun gun is facing a misdemeanor charge, officials said Thursday. Osceola County Sheriff Marcos López said during a news conference that the deputy is being charged with...

Police: Flagger fatally hit, driver charged with DWI

May. 18, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

DAVIDSONVILLE, Md. (AP) — A flagger helping control traffic in a Maryland construction zone was hit by an SUV driven by a suspected drunken driver, police said. Anne Arundel County police officers were called to a crash involving a pedestrian in Davidsonville around 10 p.m....

Judge: State can get medical files in ex-Raider Ruggs’ case

May. 13, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge has ruled that prosecutors can obtain medical records about injuries that former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs’ girlfriend received in a high-speed crash that killed a woman last November. Attorney Peter Christiansen did not...

2 military college students plead not guilty in hazing case

May. 13, 2022 10:55 AM EDT

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Two Norwich University students have pleaded not guilty to charges related to a hazing investigation involving the women's rugby team at the private military college. One 22-year-old student pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of simple assault and...

WA high court: Drivers can get DUIs for driving while high

May. 12, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Supreme Court ruled Thursday people can be cited for driving under the influence for driving while high, a decision that upholds the state’s decade-old law regulating marijuana use behind the wheel of a car. The Seattle Times reports all...

Cops: Vermont man hit teen with truck, dumped him in ravine

May. 12, 2022 11:02 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, Vt. (AP) — A 20-year-old Craftsbury man is facing charges of attempted second-degree murder and drunken driving after police say he hit a teenager with his pickup truck and then dumped him over a ravine and into a creek, Vermont State Police said Thursday. The...

Boy, 16, charged in February crash that killed Flint officer

May. 12, 2022 10:05 AM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been charged in a February crash that killed a Flint police captain after the youth allegedly lost control of an SUV while speeding as he tried to pass other vehicles. A petition filed by Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton requests that...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

May. 11, 2022 14:25 PM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. May 10, 2022. Editorial: Cameras Would Help Law Officers A Mississippi Court of Appeals ruling in a misdemeanor drug case is a good example of how adding body cameras to standard law enforcement equipment could help prosecutors, judges and...

Amazon driver gets 10 years for fatal crash while on meth

May. 10, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

YORK, S.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man delivering packages as a contractor for Amazon has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to causing a fatal crash in South Carolina while high on methamphetamine, prosecutors said. Semahj N. Rittenburg, 30, of Charlotte,...

New Era Cap CEO charged after parking lot altercation

May. 09, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The head of the company that makes baseball caps for the country's biggest sports leagues was arraigned on a felony charge Monday in Buffalo, New York, after allegedly driving his vehicle toward his girlfriend’s ex-husband during an argument over the weekend. ...