CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) 05/26 — A man who was set on fire by an officer’s stun gun after a police chase has settled his excessive-force lawsuit against police in Virginia for $6.5 million.Chesterfield County police officers had pulled the man from his wrecked car in November 2015 when the sound of sirens startled him.Read more »
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/14 — A woman was drunk when she drove her large family off a Northern California cliff last month and her wife and several children had large amounts of a drug in their systems that can cause drowsiness,
By HAVEN DALEY and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/02 — A Mexican father arrested by immigration officials after dropping off his daughter at day care in California was released from a detention center on Monday and will be allowed to remain in the U.S.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) 02/26 — Authorities say a drunken man rode his horse onto a California freeway.
Los Angeles news station KABC-TV reports that the California Highway Patrol stopped the man early Saturday on State Route 91 in Long Beach.
By RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) 02/07 — Prosecutors filed felony charges on Wednesday against an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. who is suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and an Uber driver.
WASHINGTON (AP) 02/06 — President Donald Trump says it’s “so disgraceful” that Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was killed by a person who is in the U.S.Read more »
By RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) 02/05 — A man being held in a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver has been twice deported from the U.S.
SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) 12/06 — Police in New Jersey say a woman was drunk when she continued driving with a mass transit sign sticking out of the roof of her car.Read more »
BOSTON (AP) 11/11 — The superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police abruptly announced his retirement on Friday amid accusations that he ordered a trooper to alter a police report for a judge’s daughter to avoid embarrassing them.Read more »
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press 11/08 A Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was shot several times during a traffic stop likely saved his own life by applying a tourniquet to his leg before help arrived,
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) 10/10 — The minute before a 22-year-old Temple University student drove her BMW into a Florida police officer and was fatally shot “played out like a movie set”Read more »
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 09/30 — A bus driver who barreled through a red light and slammed into another bus in New York City this month,
WAYZATA, Minn. (AP) 09/12 — Prosecutors have charged an unlicensed driver who struck and killed a Wayzata police officer who was trying to remove debris from a highway last week.Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 08/10 — The District of Columbia’s mayor says a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorcyclist last year has been asked to resign.
DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) 07/14 — A driver mows down six mailboxes, slurs her words and tells police she has a lizard in her bra.
COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 05/20 — A man who was behind the wheel of a car that barreled through crowds of pedestrians in Times Square told police after his arrest that he had been smoking marijuana laced with the hallucinogenic drug PCP,
COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 05/19 — A Times Square motorist accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S.
DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 05/11 — Police in three California counties are testing what amounts to a breathalyzer for drug users — a device that some authorities and lawmakers said Wednesday is desperately needed now that voters have legalized recreational marijuana in the state.
PERDIDO KEY, Fla. (AP) 05/01 — The Florida Highway Patrol says a 56-year-old man was intoxicated when he crashed into eight servicemen from the Naval Air Station in Pensacola.
FREIDA FRISARO, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 04/29 — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was sleeping when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her up at her school bus stop.