PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school.
Man gets 12 years for fatal DUI crash
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for hitting and killing a Salem, Oregon, couple while driving drunk.
Man charged after grandmother dies in house fire
CORNING, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man has been charged with manslaughter after his 82-year-old grandmother died in a house fire.
The Corning Leader reports that 21-year-old Justin L....
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — A 19-year-old man injured in a shooting involving a Vermont state trooper has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated domestic assault, aggravated assault, reckless...
Police ID man injured in police shooting
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont police say 19-year-man injured in a shooting involving a state trooper is accused of aggravated domestic assault, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska businessman who acknowledged spreading a pesticide on a public right of way used by homeless people has been convicted of reckless endangerment and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a college philosophy teacher accused of taking gas cans and lighters into Manhattan's St. Patrick's Cathedral last week had also booked a hotel near the Vatican but...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the court appearance of the college teacher charged with attempting to burn down St. Patrick's Cathedral (all times local):
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following two shootings in Minot this past weekend.
Authorities say Timothy Devon Lewis is charged in district...
Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club melee case
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B has rejected a plea deal in a case stemming from a New York strip club melee last fall.
WNBC says the rapper did not speak to journalists before or after her...
NEW YORK (AP) — A college philosophy teacher arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also been arrested at a New Jersey...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a man with gas cans arrested at St. Patrick's in New York City (all times local):
Police say a man arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral...
Police: Maryland man spread HIV to 4 women he met online
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police say a Maryland man knowingly spread HIV to four women after meeting them on dating sites and apps.
The Frederick News-Post reported Tuesday that 34-year-old...
Man accused of threatening to burn house with 2 inside
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A Mandan man is charged with reckless endangerment and terrorizing after he was accused of dousing a house with gasoline and threatening to burn it down with a woman and...
Authorities: Suspected DUI driver kills motorcyclist
LACEY, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of driving while intoxicated with three children in the car is under arrest after crashing into a motorcycle and killing the rider overnight...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who killed a neighbor by accidentally firing a handgun through the wall of their row homes may soon be out of jail.
KENDALL, N.Y. (AP) — A property caretaker has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment in the carbon monoxide poisoning deaths of a mother and son in western New York.
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Driver pleads to misdemeanors in death of girl, 12
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania driver charged in the death of a 12-year-old girl has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in a plea deal...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man has agreed to a plea deal that includes a promise to stop chasing after stolen vehicles.
Officials said that 54-year-old Floyd Hall pleaded guilty to...
Woman charged in 2018 traffic crash that killed daughter
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon driver has been charged with manslaughter for a 2018 traffic crash in Salem that killed her 2-year-old daughter.
Substitute teacher arrested after gun fires in class
BLOUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police arrested a substitute teacher in Alabama on Friday after his gun went off in a first-grade classroom.
No one at Blountsville Elementary School was injured in...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman tried to set her ex-boyfriend's home on fire with him inside after he got a protective order against her.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A woman has pleaded guilty to pushing her 16-year-old friend from a bridge at a popular swimming area near Vancouver.
Man involved in police shooting pleads not guilty
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A man who was injured in an exchange of gunfire with police officers in Connecticut has pleaded not guilty.
The New Haven Register reports that 22-year-old Marcus...
Prosecutor: Man with explosives was planning campus attack
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man who pleaded no contest to possessing homemade explosives in his Madison apartment appeared to be planning an attack on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, a...
Oregon woman sentenced to 12 years for death of cyclist
BEND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for hitting and killing a cyclist while driving under the influence.
Jury finds couple not guilty of abusing child family member
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts couple who had been charged with repeatedly tying up a child family member with an extension cord has been acquitted.
The Metrowest Daily News reports the Middlesex Superior Court jury found 76-year-old Joanne Tierney and 75-year-old Thomas Tierney not guilty of assault and reckless endangerment charges Thursday.
Police: Tennessee man threw cigarette trash can at firetruck
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a Tennessee man threw a container for disposing of cigarette butts at a firetruck, disabling the vehicle while it was responding to an emergency call.
Knoxville police say they arrested 42-year-old Jeremy Wynn on Sunday on charges of vandalism, reckless endangerment and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Latest: Suspect ID’d in shooting at Baltimore hospital
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at the University of Maryland Medical Center (all times local):
Authorities have identified the suspect in a shooting that critically wounded a hospital employee in an ambulance bay at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Cardi B makes court appearance for strip club melee
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B has made a brief appearance in a New York City courtroom in a case stemming from a strip club melee last fall.
The Grammy-nominated rapper's check-in lasted all of a minute Thursday. She's due back April 4 on misdemeanor reckless endangerment and assault charges.
She posed for photographers lining the frigid courthouse steps.
9 protesters arrested at Rockefeller Center skating rink
NEW YORK (AP) — Nine environmentalist protesters have been arrested after a "die-in" at the New York City's Rockefeller Center skating rink.
One protester climbed the rink's famous statue of Prometheus and unfurled a black banner that said "Climate Change = Mass Murder" and "Rebel for Life" during the protest Saturday. The others lay down in a circle on the ice.
Police arrest suspect in street shooting near officers
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police have arrested a 27-year-old man suspected of firing a gun and fleeing as officers approached him.
Patrick Tillmon was arrested Wednesday. He is charged with three counts of felony assault and misdemeanor weapons and reckless endangerment charges.
Police on Jan. 15 received a report of shots fired in the 1100 block of Gambell Street.
Charges voided against man who brought gun to park protest
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama city has dismissed charges against a former high school teacher accused of brandishing a handgun at an immigration rally.
Shane Ryan Sealy had been accused of reckless endangerment and menacing at a "Keep Families Together" rally June 30 in Huntsville's Big Spring Park. Prosecutors said Sealy marched around the park holding a sign referring to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. They said he pulled a gun after a confrontation with a protester.
Man charged over fatal punch in dog walker dispute
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police have charged a 24-year-old man with throwing a punch to the head that led to the death of another dog walker.
Matthew Oropeza surrendered to police Thursday. He's charged with involuntary manslaughter, simple assault and reckless endangerment of another person.
Police say 38-year-old Drew Justice and his fiancee were walking their Shih Tzu at Gold Star Park around 9 p.m. Saturday when Justice asked Oropeza not to let his unleashed dog run free.
2 men connected to death of dirt biker sentenced to 19 days
STERLING, Conn. (AP) — Two men convicted of covering up the death of a teenage dirt biker in Connecticut more than two years ago will spend less than a month behind bars.
Twenty-year-old Dustin Warren and 21-year-old David Howard each pleaded guilty to interfering with police and first-degree reckless endangerment and were sentenced to two years in prison — suspended after 19 days.
Authorities: Woman starved 3 children left in her care
WILKINSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman starved three children who had been left in her care.
Allegheny County police say 35-year-old Jennifer Stout, of Wilkinsburg, is charged with aggravated assault, child endangerment and reckless endangerment. It wasn't known Monday if she's retained an attorney.
Trial set for engineer charged in Amtrak crash that killed 8
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Amtrak engineer charged in a high-speed derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight and injured about 200 people is set to go on trial late next year.
A city judge Thursday set a Sept. 23 trial date for Brandon Bostian, although the defense says it's still trying to get evidence related to the 2015 crash from federal investigators.
Mississippi man pleads guilty in downtown Memphis shooting
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to shooting into a crowded parking lot in downtown Memphis, Tennessee.
The Shelby County district attorney's office says no one was injured when Corey Woods fired a handgun from a car into a parking lot near the Beale Street tourist area shortly before midnight on April 16, 2017.
Judge sets driver’s bail at $1 million in fatal crash
LITITZ, Pa. (AP) — A judge has set bail for a woman accused of causing a crash in Pennsylvania that killed two high school students at $1 million.
Prosecutors say the 63-year-old will not be remanded to prison, and she will instead be on house arrest with electronic monitoring pending her next court appearance.
Authorities say the Mount Joy woman was driving between 73 and 77 mph when she plowed into several vehicles in Warwick Township in October.
Police charge truck driver who struck firefighter with DUI
CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a water-tank truck driver had a blood-alcohol content more than twice the legal limit when he struck an off-duty firefighter who was changing a tire along a Pennsylvania highway.
State Police charged the driver Monday with vehicular homicide, DUI and reckless endangerment among other offenses.
Authorities say 57-year-old Robert Marshal was hit along Interstate 81 in Carlisle in April.
Police: Man burns down own home
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — State police say a man burned down his own home in Pennsylvania.
Fire officials responded to the blaze in Eldred Township around 3:15 p.m. Friday.
The home was destroyed, and the 32-year-old homeowner acknowledged lighting a couch on fire with a cigarette lighter.
Judge: Cardi B must not contact strip club melee victims
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B must not contact, in person or through social media, the victims of a melee she was involved in at a New York strip club, a judge ordered Friday.
The platinum rapper appeared in court in New York City after a summons was issued Oct. 1 for misdemeanor reckless endangerment and assault.
Cardi B appears at court for strip club brawl
Woman charged with homicide for crash that killed students
LITITZ, Pa. (AP) — Police have filed homicide charges against a woman who they say caused a crash in Pennsylvania that killed two students and injured several other people.
Authorities say the 63-year-old Mount Joy woman was driving between 73 and 77 mph when she plowed into several vehicles in Warwick Township in October.
Two Warwick High School students, 17-year-old Meghan Keeney and 16-year-old Jack Nicholson, died from injuries sustained in the crash.
Delay in trial of woman accused of shoving friend off bridge
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The trial of a woman accused of injuring a friend when she pushed her off a bridge in southwestern Washington has been postponed until February.
A 10-second video clip of the Aug. 7 incident, captured by a cellphone, went viral online, drawing national attention to the case.
Man accused of attempted murder, shots fired at driver
WATERFORD, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man has been charged with attempted murder, accused of shooting at someone twice on a state road.
Police said a man told troopers that he was driving north on Route 18 in Waterford on Sunday afternoon when he was shot at.
Police said he identified the suspect as 57-year-old Ricky Powers. Police responded to Powers' home. In addition to two counts of attempted murder, the Waterford man also was charged with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.
Police: Man douses himself with gasoline, threatens family
LOWER WINDSOR, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a couple's dispute over feeding their infant daughter ended with the man dousing himself with gasoline and threatening to kill himself, his girlfriend and their child.
Lower Windsor police say 26-year-old Timothy Gile was taken to a hospital for a mental health evaluation following the confrontation at his township home Thursday. He's facing numerous counts including aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and reckless endangerment.
Wyoming elementary school teacher charged with
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A second-grade teacher in Wyoming faces four misdemeanor charges, including child endangerment, but none of the charges involve students.
Kellan Holbrook, of Casper, also is charged with two counts of domestic battery and one count of reckless endangerment.
He pleaded not guilty on Tuesday during a court appearance. His bond was set at $1,000.
Prosecutors say the four charges against the 33-year-old Holbrook stem from two separate incidents, including one at a restaurant.
Suit: Bank fires worker over comment because she’s white
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh bank employee who said on social media that a man who drove through a crowd of protesters should have used a bus instead of a car is claiming in a federal lawsuit that she was fired because she's white.