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California couple found dead in creek likely hit by car

Nov. 30, 2022 13:32 PM EST

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — A California couple and their dog who were all found dead in a creek bed last week were likely hit by a speeding car and police have interviewed the driver, authorities said. The bodies of Matthew Chachere, 39, and Jennifer Besser, 36, were...

Lawsuits claim negligence in Massachusetts Apple store crash

Nov. 29, 2022 20:01 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The family of a man who was badly hurt when an SUV crashed into an Apple store in Massachusetts, killing one person and injuring 20, sued the company, the driver and the property owners Tuesday in one of the first lawsuits filed over the crash. Matthew Timberger, of...

Chicago police arrest 2 men in fatal shooting of girl, 12

Nov. 29, 2022 17:45 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Two men have been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal March shooting of a girl who was struck in the head by a stray bullet after celebrating her 12th birthday, Chicago police said Tuesday. Malik Parish, 22, and Abdul Ali, 20, were arrested on Sunday,...

Man indicted in fatal shooting of girl in Phoenix road rage

Nov. 29, 2022 16:11 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A Maricopa County grand jury has indicted a man accused of fatally shooting a young girl during in a road rage incident in north Phoenix last month, authorities said Tuesday. Prosecutors said court documents show 48-year-old Sidney Garfield Garrand is facing one...

California sheriff's deputies shoot, wound man with handgun

Nov. 28, 2022 20:12 PM EST

WASCO, Calif. (AP) — California sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a 21-year-old man who was allegedly armed with a handgun, authorities said Monday. Kern County sheriff's deputies were in Wasco just after 1 a.m. Sunday when they heard gunshots nearby, the sheriff's office said...

Two Tennessee women found dead in car after crash, shooting

Nov. 28, 2022 19:40 PM EST

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Two Tennessee women found dead after a car crash and police shooting in suburban Detroit include one who was reported missing days earlier, authorities said Monday. Detectives working with the Wayne County Medical Examiner identified the driver as Dominique...

SUV strikes, kills 2 pedestrians in suburban Chicago crash

Nov. 28, 2022 18:28 PM EST

DES PLAINES, Ill. (AP) — Two pedestrians died after they were struck by an SUV that also crashed Sunday into a suburban Chicago building, police said. Des Plaines police said the SUV crossed oncoming lanes on Northwest Highway and struck two pedestrians just after noon Sunday in...

Spotlight on illegal buildings as Ischia death toll now at 8

Nov. 28, 2022 12:19 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — The Italian resort island of Ischia has a long history of natural disasters, but experts say this weekend’s landslide that has killed eight people and left five missing was exacerbated by a combination of climate change and often-illegal excessive development. Search...

Riots in Belgium, Netherlands after Morocco win at World Cup

Nov. 27, 2022 15:55 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Riots broke out in several Belgian and Dutch cities after Morocco’s 2-0 upset win over Belgium at the World Cup Sunday. Police detained about a dozen people after they deployed water cannons and fire tear gas to disperse crowds in Brussels and eight more in the...

Man in wheelchair struck, killed in Phoenix hit-and-run

Nov. 27, 2022 12:38 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix are looking for a driver who fled the scene after a man in a wheelchair was struck and killed by a vehicle on a residential street northeast of downtown. Police say they responded to the hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a pedestrian...