GALVESTON, Texas (AP) 07/06 — A Texas teenager is in custody after authorities say his car careened out of control while racing another vehicle and struck three police motorcycles as officers stood nearby.Eighteen-year-old Melvin Valle was being held Thursday at the Galveston County jail on charges that include reckless driving.Read more »
By The Associated Press, WASHINGTON (AP) 06/25 — The Supreme Court is letting the family of a California teenager who was fatally shot while holding a pellet gun go forward with a lawsuit against authorities.Read more »
By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 05/03 — A San Diego police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg Sunday while pursuing a hit-and-run suspect who pointed a weapon at officers and was eventually arrested on the roof of a parking structure near the finish line of an annual marathon,
By DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 05/26 — More than 200 people turned out for a community meeting Saturday to protest the death of a young black man who was fatally shot by a Virginia police officer after he ran naked onto an interstate highway.
By JULIAN HATTEM, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 05/25 — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck,
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) 05/16 — An autopsy report says a 38-year-old Florida man was killed by an exploding vape pen.
The report released Tuesday confirms the vape pen was responsible for the May 5 death of Tallmadge D’Elia in St.
WASHINGTON (AP) 05/14 — The mother of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper accidentally shot by a firearms instructor can go forward with her lawsuit against the instructor after the Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear the case.Read more »
CINCINNATI (AP) 05/14 — Cincinnati’s mayor says the city failed in its response to two 911 calls from a 16-year-old boy who died after being trapped in a minivan.Read more »
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) 04/23 — It will be first come, first served for two states wanting to take custody of a Minnesota woman who is suspected in two killings,Read more »
By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 04/13 — Authorities pledged on Thursday to find out what went wrong in the death of a 16-year-old boy they say became trapped by a minivan bench seat in a school parking lot and whose body was found about six hours after he first called 911.
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 04/12 — The Kansas police officer who fired the shot that killed a man during a hoax emergency call will not face criminal charges,
SAN DIEGO (AP) 04/09 — A horse trailer carrying at least 18 people who entered the country illegally overturned on a Southern California highway just north of the border with Mexico,Read more »
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 04/03 — One of the designers of a massive Kansas water park slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy has been arrested in Texas,
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) 04/02 — An SUV carrying a large, free-spirited family from Washington state accelerated straight off a scenic California cliff and authorities said the deadly wreck may have been intentional.Read more »
By JOHN HANNA, Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) 03/28 — A water park company co-owner accused of rushing the world’s tallest waterslide into service and a designer accused of shoddy planning have been charged in the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy on the ride in 2016.
By NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) 03/26 — With the fire alarms silent and staff reportedly nowhere to be seen, a fire at a shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend of the school recess killed 64 people in Russia’s Siberia.
By AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 03/21 — The police officer who was with a Minneapolis officer charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of an unarmed Australian woman said both men “got spooked”
By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 03/21 — A Minneapolis police officer was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in July minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home.
MIAMI (AP) 03/18 — The Latest on the deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami (all times local): 10:40 p.m.
Police in Miami say they believe they have recovered all the bodies of victims in a catastrophic bridge collapse on a busy highway.
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 03/17 — An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span,