We knew that the driver who killed a young Williamsburg couple and their unborn child had been arrested for DWI two weeks before the fatal crash. Now it's emerging that the judge who handled Julio Acevedo's arraignment was supposed to suspend his license, but failed to do so. Why? Basically, he was rusty. [ more › ]
(Reuters) - A multi-state manhunt was under way on Friday for the men who shot dead an aspiring rapper as he drove on the Las Vegas Strip in a Maserati, touching off a fiery crash that killed a cab driver and his passenger.
David Barajas and two of his sons were pushing their broken down truck when a drunk driver rear-ended the vehicle killing both boys
A Texas man who shot and killed the driver of a car that killed his sons is being charged with murder. Brothers David Jr. and Caleb Barajas were helping their father push their broken-down pickup truck when a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Jose Banda plowed into them. The December accident happened just 50 yards away [...]
Alabama Man Continues To Hold Boy Hostage Underground For Seventh Day In A Row An Alabama man who fatally shot the bus driver who attempted to protect the 20 children on the bus last Tuesday is still continuing to hold
Police are still negotiating with the man who fatally shot a bus driver and abducted a child who he is holding in a bunker. Now authorities have released a photo of Jimmy Lee Dykes, the 65-year-old truck driver who is the suspect. Former hostage negotiators said authorities must be cautious and patient as long as [...]
Alabama authorities say negotiations are ongoing with a gunman who has been holed up with a 5-year-old boy for more than a day after snatching the child off a school bus and fatally shooting the driver.
A boy was being held hostage in a bunker in Alabama early Wednesday by a man who seized him from a school bus after fatally shooting the driver, witnesses and police said. Authorities were negotiating with the man overnight at the scene near Midland City. The driver of the bus d …
Police say a 69-year-old Lilliburn, Ga. man faces a murder charge after he fatally shot driver, 22, who pulled into his driveway by mistake
A woman who was walking on a sidewalk in Montgomery County was killed Tuesday night when a SUV lost control in a shopping center parking lot and struck her, police said. The driver of a 2002 Mitsubishi Montero careened from the parking...Show More Summary
Authorities continued to search Monday for the driver who fatally struck twin sisters as they brawled in the middle of a Los Angeles street. Tanisha and Tamaya Davis, both 31, apparently had been fighting with each other about 3 a.m...
A man who police say drove his car toward officers in Santa Ana was shot and killed early Friday. Santa Ana police said they are investigating the circumstances of the fatal officer-involved shooting, which occurred at 12:45 a.m. Two officers...
Unlicensed drivers are nearly three times likelier than licensed drivers to cause a fatal crash in California. Indeed, unlicensed drivers are likelier to cause fatal crashes than drivers who have had their licenses suspended or revoked. Show More Summary
A 21-year-old woman was killed by a hit and run driver in the Bronx yesterday morning in the city's fourth hit and run pedestrian fatality in four days. The victim, who the Daily News identifies as Amanda Garcia, was walking in front of 2070 Westchester Avenue at around 6:04 a.m. Show More Summary
On Friday morning, an 11-year-old boy was fatally struck by a dump truck in Queens. Victim Miguel Torres was walking to school to take a field trip to Grand Central Terminal when he was struck by the rear wheels of the truck while crossing the street at Northern Boulevard and 80th Street. Show More Summary
A man who was thrown from a truck in an accident in Anne Arundel County was then struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash, authorities said Tuesday morning. Maryland State Police reported that a truck was involved in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 97 at Benfield Boulevard around 3:15 a.m. Show More Summary
Ophadell Williams, the driver who was so tired after not sleeping for 72 hours that he crashed his tour bus and killed 15, was found not guilty on all felony charges by a jury this morning. [ more › ]
A drunk driver who fatally struck a pedestrian then motored right on through a DUI checkpoint without stopping has been sentenced today to serve 16 years in state prison. Isidro Peralta, 26, pleaded guilty in October to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and perjury, with a special allegation of fleeing the scene. [ more › ]
The friends and family of a man killed by a suspected drunk driver who continued on with the body on the windshield for two miles before stopping held a candlelight vigil Tuesday night and said they hope to see justice served.
The woman accused of fatally hitting a pedestrian and carrying him over two miles on her windshield has been identified as a substance-abuse counselor and sufferer of addiction. [ more › ]