Automotive accidents

FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, the International border cuts through Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, rear, as seen from Nogales, Ariz. Federal court records say a Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts referring to migrants as "savages" and "subhuman" the month before allegedly knocking over a Guatemalan man with his patrol vehicle. The filings in U.S. District Court in Tucson earlier in May 2019 say Agent Matthew Bowen sent the text messages in November 2017, weeks before allegedly knocking down the migrant. He goes on trial Aug. 13. He has pleaded not guilty to depriving the migrant of his rights and falsifying records. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
May 20, 2019 - 7:26 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants "savages" and "subhuman" the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say. Court documents filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court in Tucson say...
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This photo released by the Indiana State Police shows a semi-trailer hauling honey overturned on a northwestern Indiana highway, spilling some of the sticky substance and restricting travel for hours in Hammond, Ind., Wednesday, May 15, 2019. State police say the truck was hauling about 41,000 pounds of amber honey along Interstate 80/94 when the driver lost control and the truck overturned. At least four containers of honey were leaking and mixing with diesel fuel from the overturned vehicle. (Indiana State Police via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 3:09 pm
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A semi-trailer hauling honey overturned on a northwestern Indiana highway, spilling some of the sticky substance and restricting travel for hours. State police say the semi was hauling about 41,000 pounds (18,600 kilograms) of amber honey along Interstate 80/94 through Hammond...
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Tiger Woods flips his ball as he walks along the ninth green during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
May 14, 2019 - 12:09 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year are suing Tiger Woods. They blame the golfer and his girlfriend for allowing their son to drive home from their Florida restaurant while intoxicated. The wrongful death lawsuit filed Monday says Nicholas...
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May 14, 2019 - 8:44 am
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police sergeant has been charged with murder in the death of a Columbus woman found dead from a single gunshot wound. The Telegraph of Macon reports 51-year-old Columbus Sgt. William Leonard Talley is accused of killing 44-year-old paramedic Kelly Levinsohn. Columbus...
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May 07, 2019 - 2:48 am
COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia deputy has been hit by a car while fighting a suspect fleeing a traffic stop. The Banks County Sheriff's Office tells news outlets that Sgt. Joshua Robertson was hospitalized with injuries including broken bones, a collapsed lung and a fractured pelvis. A Monday...
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May 06, 2019 - 9:34 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A key witness scheduled to testify this week in the involuntary manslaughter trial involving a Northern California warehouse fire that killed 36 people has died in a car crash, prosecutors told a judge Monday. Alameda County prosecutors had planned to call Robert Jacobitz to...
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May 06, 2019 - 8:27 am
NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Authorities in the West African nation of Niger say at least 55 people are dead after a tanker truck filled with fuel exploded near the country's main airport. President Issoufou Mahamadou called the explosion a "national tragedy" after visiting a hospital where dozens were...
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May 04, 2019 - 3:24 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina man is dead after he got into a fight with men in a car and was holding on when their fleeing vehicle slammed into a parked SUV. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say it happened early Saturday when a planned drug deal went sour. Dead is 21-year-old...
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Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos appears on video from Jefferson County jail, Friday, May 3, 2019 in Golden, Colo. Prosecutors on Friday filed 40 charges, including four counts of vehicular homicide, against Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, a 23-year-old truck driver accused of causing a fiery pileup that killed four people last week on a Colorado highway. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos of Houston was "operating the vehicle under circumstances where he was exhibiting extreme indifference to the value of human life," said Jefferson County District Attorney Pete Weir. (Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via AP)
May 03, 2019 - 6:53 pm
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed 40 charges, including four counts of vehicular homicide, against a 23-year-old truck driver accused of causing a fiery pileup that killed four people on a Colorado highway last week. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos of Houston was "operating the vehicle...
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April 30, 2019 - 11:54 am
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities say they have charged both the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 4-year-old girl and the grandmother who was pushing the girl across a highway in a stroller. Investigators say Emily Hall was killed Friday night as she was being pushed across...
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