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Autopsy: Patrick Lyoya killed by cop's shot to the head

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Patrick Lyoya, a Black man who was killed by a Michigan police officer, died from a gunshot to the back of his head, according to the official autopsy, which matched the con...

Study: Fewer crashes after Utah sets strictest DUI law in US

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Traffic deaths decreased in Utah after the state enacted the strictest drunken driving laws in the nation five years ago, new research published Friday by a U.S. government agenc...

California bill would make it easier to sue gun-makers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some Democratic California lawmakers want to make it easier for people to sue gun companies for liability in shootings that cause injuries or deaths, a move advocates said Tu...

Raiders rookie Nate Hobbs arrested on misdemeanor DUI charge

Las Vegas Raiders rookie cornerback Nate Hobbs was arrested on a misdemeanor DUI charge shortly after the team returned from a road game in Indianapolis. The Las Vegas Metropolitan P...

Taiwan minister vows to crack down on drunk driving

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the Interior Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) on Thursday (Dec. 30) vowed to crack down on drunk driving, ordering police departments in every county and city to mobilize to...

Taiwan's medical community reminds public of dangers of excessive drinking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of the festivities associated with the year’s end, Taiwan’s medical community is reminding everyone of the dangers of excessive drinking. Motor reflex...

Alleged rape victim names Lyft, St. Louis driver in lawsuit

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by a Lyft driver in St. Louis has filed a lawsuit accusing the ride-sharing company of prioritizing profits over passenger safety. Cri...

Homeless American English teacher allegedly sets fire to bar in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A homeless American English teacher allegedly set fire to a bar in a campground in southern Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 20) and was arrested today (Sept. 23) for driving a motorcyc...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 3 The Chicago Tribune on the two deaths that one family hopes will spark...

Ghanaian busted for DUI overstayed Taiwan visa for 19 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Ghanaian man arrested on Sunday (March 31) for driving under the influence of alcohol has been discovered to have overstayed his visa in Taiwan for 19 years, reported CNA. ...

Drunk BMW driver going wrong way kills Vietnamese woman in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drunk driver with an astronomical blood alcohol level of 0.97 late last night (Jan. 9) smashed his BMW into a Toyota, killing a Vietnamese immigrant woman inside, reported Ap...

Car crashes kill 8 in Taiwan each day: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Motor vehicle crashes in Taiwan result in around 3,000 deaths per year and kill at least 8 people each day, with people aged 20-24 accounting for most road crash deaths, followe...