By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 07/15 — Four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove more than 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) down the Australian east coast before they were stopped by police the next day after two fuel thefts and one aborted pursuit,
By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 07/05 — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb because the accused is intellectually disabled,
KILLEN, Ala. (AP) 06/28 — An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called “attack squirrel” he considered a pet has been arrested on new charges.Read more »
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) 05/28 — A vehicle-theft suspect who led police on a 60-mile chase in central Arizona jumped out of an SUV just before it flew over a cliff and into a canyon,Read more »
DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) 05/10 — The Latest on a car chase that ended with a shootout (all times local): 6:45 p.m.
Police say a man wounded in a car chase shootout in Southern California is suspected of killing a liquor store owner days earlier.
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 03/28 — A 19-time felon suspected of escaping from authorities, getting shot by Las Vegas police and leading a wild chase in a stolen truck stood before a judge the next day,
PHILADELPHIA (AP) 01/10 — A man named as a person of interest in multiple homicides in Delaware remains on the loose, a day after a wild police chase crossed into Pennsylvania and caused two separate crashes that injured several people including officers and a 3-year-old boy.Read more »
MILWAUKEE (AP) 01/03 — Authorities say a 19-year-old pregnant woman, her toddler and a man all drowned when their car crashed into a Milwaukee river during a police chase.Read more »
By ASTRID GALVAN and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 11/30 — An attempt to smuggle immigrants into the country illegally ended with three people dead and eight seriously injured in a crash in a remote,
WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) 10/17 — A North Carolina state trooper has been shot and killed, and a suspect is in custody.
State highway patrol spokesman Michael Baker says the suspect fired several shots as the trooper approached his vehicle during a traffic stop around 12:15 a.m.
By RYAN TARINELLI, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 07/19 — A 20-year-old man indicted in an alleged immigrant smuggling scheme was under federal supervision when he led authorities in Texas on a high-speed chase and crashed an SUV,
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/09 — Community activists and relatives of a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police officers are demanding that prosecutors file criminal charges against the two men.Read more »
BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) 06/18 — At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected “smuggling event”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,
DALLAS (AP) 04/25 — A man who shot and critically wounded two Dallas police officers and hurt an employee at a home improvement store led law enforcement on a high-speed car chase before he was captured in a late-night arrest.Read more »
By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 03/13 — A New Hampshire state trooper will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a man whose death inspired a roadside memorial that carried similarities to the plot of the Oscar-nominated film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) 01/09 — A judge has sentenced a 17-year-old youth to 28 to 60 years in prison for leading police on a high-speed chase in western Michigan that ended with a crash that killed his passenger and another driver.Alejandro Torrez was convicted of two counts of second -degree murder and eight other charges stemming from the March 11 crash that killed 21-year-old Calvin College student Tara Oskam and Torrez’s cousin,Read more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) 11/18 — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s patrol vehicle heading to an emergency call crashed with another car and then ran onto a sidewalk,Read more »
SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) 02/21 — A California bank robber who used a hostage as a human shield in a deadly shootout with police following the heist and a wild car chase was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison during an emotional hearing.
AUBURN, Mass. (AP) 02/13 — A Massachusetts police officer is recovering in the hospital after being struck by a vehicle driven by a man fleeing a police pursuit.