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Community seeks bodycam video in St. Paul police shooting

Dec. 07, 2022 11:00 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Community members are calling for the quick release of body camera video after a Minnesota officer shot and killed a man, who police say had a gun. Family members have identified the man as 24-year-old Howard Johnson. He was shot by a St. Paul police officer...

Family of 4 hurt when car careens into Chicago-area eatery

Dec. 06, 2022 14:14 PM EST

MORTON GROVE, Ill. (AP) — A car went out of control and slammed into a suburban Chicago restaurant Monday, sending a family of four to a hospital, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly after 4 p.m. at a Culver’s restaurant in Morton Grove. The car went across a parkway and...

Police fatally shoot man who allegedly had gun in St. Paul

Dec. 06, 2022 12:20 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A police officer in Minnesota fatally shot a man who authorities say displayed a handgun as officers were trying to arrest him, the St. Paul Police Department said Tuesday. Police said that officers were responding to a domestic assault Monday evening and...

Truck crashes into Maine store; 5 taken to hospital

Dec. 05, 2022 17:51 PM EST

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) — A driver crashed his pickup truck into a store in Ellsworth, Maine, on Monday sending five people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The 80-year-old man was trying to park the truck when it went through the Dollar Tree...

Turkish military vehicle runs over woman, child in Syria

Dec. 05, 2022 12:08 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — A Turkish military vehicle ran over a woman and a child in a northern Syrian town on Monday, killing them instantly and sparking protests by locals, opposition activists said. The apparent accident happened in the town of Atareb west of the northern city of Aleppo as...

One-time Clemson starter, DB Fred Davis II, to transfer

Dec. 04, 2022 20:43 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — One-time Clemson starting defensive back Fred Davis II, sued by an accident victim when he and teammate Malcolm Greene allegedly were seen racing on a roadway near campus, has decided to transfer. Davis announced his intention Sunday, a day after the Tigers...

Sanitation worker hit by sign dies almost 3 months later

Dec. 04, 2022 11:09 AM EST

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a sanitation worker has died almost three months after he was struck in the head by a street sign during an accident in eastern Pennsylvania. The Lehigh County coroner's office said 36-year-old Kerry Spiess was working on a sanitation truck...

Police say 3 dead, 2 injured in fiery crash in west Phoenix

Dec. 04, 2022 10:18 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Three people were killed and two others injured after a fiery car crash in west Phoenix, authorities said Sunday. Phoenix police said the crash occurred around 10 p.m. Saturday. City firefighters doused the flames in one of the cars and police say...

Cops: Connecticut driver kills 2 pedestrians, tries to flee

Dec. 03, 2022 11:56 AM EST

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut driver struck and killed two pedestrians believed to be in a crosswalk early Saturday and was later arrested after trying to flee, police said. The pedestrians were crossing a street in Stamford shortly after 2 a.m. when they were hit by a 2022...

Police: Teen caused crash that killed police sergeant

Dec. 03, 2022 11:13 AM EST

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A car crash north of New York City that killed an on-duty police sergeant was caused by a 16-year-old driver who lost control of a sports car only two weeks after getting his learner's permit, police said. Yonkers Sgt. Frank Gualdino, a 24-year veteran of the...