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Special prosecutor to handle case of crash that killed cop

Jan. 22, 2020 4:21 PM EST

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A special prosecutor will handle the case of a suburban Chicago police officer who was involved in a traffic crash in which another police officer riding with her was killed. Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka was driving on Interstate 55 early Sunday in Will County when her vehicle...

Man rescued, cited after rappelling into Yellowstone canyon

Jan. 18, 2020 4:14 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 55-year-old Indiana man had to be rescued in Yellowstone National Park after he rappelled down a deep canyon, then was unable to climb back out after he left his rope to retrieve a backpack he dropped, park officials said. Dave Christensen of Winamac was uninjured in the Jan. 6...

Personnel work at the scene in McHenry, Ill. where a vehicle drove into the Starbucks Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Patrick Kunzer/Daily Herald via AP)

Police: Medical issue led to Starbucks crash in Illinois

Jan. 17, 2020 11:42 AM EST

McHENRY, Ill. (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck that slammed into an Illinois Starbucks had a “medical emergency” before the crash that injured several people, police said Friday. Police said in a statement that the driver, identified as a 53-year-old man from Lakemoor, will not be cited...

Material is loaded into a gravel-train semi at Detroit Bulk Storage, a sand and gravel storage yard in Detroit.  (Todd McInturf/Detroit News via AP)

Detroit fines company for illegally storing limestone

Jan. 15, 2020 2:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit has fined the company that owns a site along the Detroit River where a collapsed dock sent construction aggregate material into the river for illegally storing tons of limestone for months, a city official said. Revere Dock LLC has been hit with a $10,000 fine for storing nearly...

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019 file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman stands on the sidelines in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, in Cincinnati. Edelman was arrested Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Southern California on suspicion of misdemeanor vandalism after allegedly jumping on the hood of someone's car. Police say Edelman caused unspecified damage when he jumped on the vehicle Saturday in Beverly Hills. The 33-year-old receiver was released on a citation and is scheduled to appear in court in April.  (AP Photo/Gary Landers, File)

Patriots star Edelman arrested for vandalism in California

Jan. 12, 2020 7:25 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — New England Patriots star Julian Edelman was arrested in Southern California on suspicion of misdemeanor vandalism after jumping on the hood of someone's car, authorities said Sunday. Edelman, 33, caused unspecified damage when he jumped on the vehicle Saturday night on a...

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2019 file photo Las Vegas firefighters work the scene of a fire at a three-story apartment complex in Las Vegas. The sister of one of six residents found dead after the Las Vegas apartment building fire filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, against the property owner, who officials say had been been cited in the past over missing smoke alarms and an emergency exit that was bolted shut. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)

Lawsuit filed after six people found dead in Vegas fire

Jan. 8, 2020 7:29 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The sister-in-law of one of six residents found dead after a Las Vegas apartment building fire filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the property owner, who officials say had been been cited in the past over missing smoke alarms and an emergency exit that was bolted shut. The...

Police arrest 17 in Salt Lake City park homeless protest

Jan. 6, 2020 3:17 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police have arrested demonstrators who were camping in a park surrounding Salt Lake City Hall to protest the treatment of homeless people. Police arrested 17 members of the Take Shelter Coalition early Sunday, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Four people were booked into Salt Lake...

Iowa court: Automated speeding tickets not a public record

Jan. 3, 2020 5:02 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The names of car owners ticketed by automated speed cameras are not a public record, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled on Friday. The court was considering a lawsuit filed by a former Ottumwa police sergeant who was ticketed while driving a city-owned car in May 2016 by the city's...

FILE-In this June 23, 2019 file photo, DaBaby performs

Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby arrested on battery charge

Jan. 3, 2020 3:00 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby was arrested on a battery charge Thursday night in Miami after arguing with a music promoter over payment for a performance, Miami police said in an arrest warrant. After police arrested the rapper, whose real name is Jonathan Kirk, they found a warrant for his...

Alabama man accused of having loaded gun at DC-area airport

Jan. 3, 2020 9:58 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Alabama man is accused of trying to bring a loaded gun through a security checkpoint at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The .380-caliber handgun loaded with six rounds was found in the man's carry-on bag New Year's Day, WTOP-FM reported, citing a statement by the...