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Court to hear appeal of Dallas officer who killed neighbor

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on overturning the conviction of a former Dallas police officer who was sentenced to prison for fatally shooting her neighbor in his ...

Boy 'brain dead' after being relentlessly thrown by judo coach in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young boy is fighting for his life and could remain in a vegetative state even if he survives, after he was was thrown nearly 30 times in a judo class last week. The ...

Deliverywoman killed by truck right after handing driver drink in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman was fatally hit by a truck shortly after she delivered a beverage to the vehicle's driver on a street in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung. According to the Q...

No charges, but consequences still possible from Prude death

Newly released grand jury transcripts shed more light on why police officers who restrained Daniel Prude avoided criminal charges in his death, but the city of Rochester and the officers could still b...

Grand jury in Daniel Prude death voted 15-5 to clear 3 cops

Newly released transcripts show that a grand jury investigating the police suffocation death of Daniel Prude last year in Rochester, New York, voted 15-5 not to charge the three officers involved in h...

Transcripts: Grand jury voted 15-5 to clear officers of negligent homicide charge in Daniel Prude death

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Transcripts: Grand jury voted 15-5 to clear officers of negligent homicide charge in Daniel Prude death.

Seven charged with negligent homicide in Taiwan train derailment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The driver of a truck, an undocumented worker from Vietnam, and five others were charged with negligent homicide Friday (April 16) for the deaths of 49 people in the April...

Truck driver involved in Taiwan train derailment forged construction photos in 2015

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The driver of a crane truck believed to have caused the tragic train accident in eastern Taiwan on Friday (April 2) tried to forge photos in a construction report in 2015,...

Lawsuit filed in Black man's death from fight with police

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family members of a Black man who died after an altercation with police filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against a northwest Louisiana city, its police chief and four of its officers...

Taiwan judo athlete facing charges for DUI crash that killed one

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yang Yu-jie (楊宇潔), a reserve athlete on Taiwan's national judo team, is facing charges after she crashed her SUV on a highway in Taitung County Tuesday (March 16), kil...

A look at big settlements in US police killings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The attorney for George Floyd's family said Friday that a $27 million settlement of a federal lawsuit by the city of Minneapolis is the largest pretrial civil rights settlement ever...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, March 12, the 71st day of 2021. There are 294 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On March ...

Owners of company involved in crash that killed 7 charged

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The owners of the truck involved in a crash in New Hampshire in June 2019 that killed seven motorcyclists are facing charges of falsifying company records, federal prosecutor...

3 years' probation issued in Puerto Rico cruise ship death

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A grandfather who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico was sentence...

Foreign caregiver faces criminal charge in death of Taiwanese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver in Miaoli County is facing a negligent homicide (過失致死罪) charge in the death of a Taiwanese woman last week, the local police department said Sunday...