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.
PILLOW, Pa. (AP) 01/20 — Police say a quick-thinking bank teller in Pennsylvania helped them catch a robber by tossing a GPS device into the money sack he took.
CHICAGO (AP) 01/16 — A police officer confronted by a fleeing gunman fatally shot the man early Sunday, Chicago police said.
Officers were on routine patrol in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the city’s West side when they heard gunshots and began chasing a 34-year-old man,
STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 12/27 — A Christmas Day shooting that left a woman dead triggered a car chase and gunbattle in suburban Portland that critically wounded an Oregon State Police officer and killed the slaying suspect,
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) 12/15 — An Alabama police officer was fired after superiors found he improperly followed a suspect into a neighboring jurisdiction and wounded the man after firing his gun without justification.
NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. (AP) 11/25 — A Pittsburgh man who led police on a high-speed chase that ended with a fiery crash that killed three people in another car has been charged with homicide and other crimes.