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Elementary principal on leave after drunken driving arrest

Sep. 21, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A suburban Omaha principal is on leave after being charged with drunken driving after rear ending a motorcycle and injuring its driver. Andrew Miller, 46 of Omaha, was arrested Friday after the crash near 141st and Pacific streets. Motorcyclist...

Charges against DA from video to be dismissed after mistrial

Sep. 21, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — One set of criminal charges against a Georgia district attorney is being dismissed, although he still faces more serious charges. A mistrial was declared last week in Mark Jones' trial on charges of first-degree criminal damage to government...

Man accused of driving drunk in fire truck, crashing it

Sep. 21, 2021 08:24 AM EDT

STARR, S.C. (AP) — A man in South Carolina has been accused of driving a fire truck while drunk and crashing it, authorities said. John Russell Hendrix Jr., 36, has been charged with driving under the influence, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said. ...

Texas woman dies in hit-and-run crash in Phoenix suburb

Sep. 21, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A woman killed in a hit-and-run crash in Chandler has been identified as a Texas resident, according to authorities. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said 47-year-old Shanna Outie of Houston was pronounced dead last Friday and was the...

Officer charged in fatal crash awaits release on monitoring

Sep. 20, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer charged with driving under the influence in a Las Vegas crash that killed a fellow officer posted $100,000 bail but remains detained while awaiting approval of house arrest and to be fitted with an electronic monitoring device, according...

Officer faces drunken driving charge in weekend crash

Sep. 20, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A veteran Massachusetts police officer is facing a drunken driving charge in connection with an off-duty crash over the weekend that left a motorcycle operator in the hospital with serious injuries, police said Monday. Taunton Sgt. Shawn Smith, 49,...

N. Carolina fire chief resigns after drunken driving arrest

Sep. 20, 2021 08:35 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina fire chief is resigning after authorities confirmed his arrest on drunken driving charges. Greenville Fire/Rescue Chief Eric Griffin announced Sunday that he’s resigning, WITN-TV reported. The announcement comes after the Nash...

Friends, colleagues mourn New Haven officer killed in crash

Sep. 19, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer killed in a crash involving other officers in Las Vegas is being remembered for his positive impact on colleagues and the community he served. Seven-year veteran Joshua Castellano died early Friday after a Rolls Royce...

Conn. officer arrested in Vegas crash; fellow officer killed

Sep. 18, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Connecticut police officer faces criminal charges in Las Vegas and an investigation in his own department following an early morning crash that killed a fellow officer, when a Rolls Royce overturned officials said. Officer Robert Ferraro, 34, of the...

Indiana doctor sentenced in DUI crash that killed infant

Sep. 18, 2021 09:29 AM EDT

BLUFFTON, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana physician has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty in a drunken driving crash that killed an infant and severely injured the boy's father. Russel Jerome Legreid II of Roanoke was sentenced Wednesday by a...