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North Dakota district judge arrested for drunken driving

Sep. 16, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota district judge is facing a drunken driving charge after allegedly crashing into two parked cars in downtown Fargo. South Central Judicial District Judge Cherie Clark, who is based in Jamestown, was arrested after officers responded to a...

Tommy Thompson has surgery after water-skiing accident

Sep. 16, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tommy Thompson, the longest-serving governor in Wisconsin history and current interim president of the University of Wisconsin System, had surgery Thursday following a water-skiing accident. “On my way in to surgery this morning,” the...

Helicopter with 3 people on board crashes in Georgia forest

Sep. 16, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) — A helicopter with three people on board crashed in a national wildlife preserve in Middle Georgia and search crews were looking for the wreckage, federal authorities said. Teams of people were searching Thursday for the downed aircraft after it...

US faith leaders recall Sikh's bias killing post Sept. 11

Sep. 16, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Sikh businessman Balbir Singh Sodhi was helping plant a flower bed at his Arizona gas station when he was shot dead by a man seeking to avenge 9/11. Mistaken for an Arab Muslim because of his turban and beard, Sodhi was the first person to die in a wave of bias crimes...

Court: Oklahoma has no concurrent authority on tribal lands

Sep. 16, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday again ruled that Oklahoma has no concurrent jurisdiction over crimes committed on tribal lands by non-American Indians against American Indians. The court rejected the state’s appeal of the...

Court rejects truck driver's appeal in crash that killed 7

Sep. 16, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal for a bail hearing for a truck driver who's been in jail since he was charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in 2019. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 25, of West Springfield,...

Trial date set for former Chiefs assistant charged with DWI

Sep. 16, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid is scheduled to face trial in April on a charge of driving while intoxicated after a crash last year that seriously injured a 5-year-old girl. Reid's trial on the felony charge was scheduled...

Southwest China earthquake collapses homes, kills at least 3

Sep. 16, 2021 11:29 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — An earthquake destroyed houses, killed at least three people and injured dozens Thursday in southwest China's Sichuan province. Rescue work was underway following the magnitude 6.0 earthquake. It struck at 4:33 a.m. at a depth of 10...

Man accused of trying to run over 6 nonuniformed troopers

Sep. 16, 2021 11:07 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Harrisburg man was in jail Thursday on six counts of aggravated assault, accused of trying to run over nonuniformed state troopers who were attending a promotional exam in the city, police said. Jamal Kimani Crummel, 45, also faces charges of...

Panel reverses course on evidence in fatal crash in Acadia

Sep. 16, 2021 10:35 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a judge's decision to bar a blood-test from being used as evidence in a crash in which three people were killed in Acadia National Park. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a park ranger and Bar Harbor...