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Baby allegedly suffocated by wet mask in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young child has reportedly died from suffocation after he was allegedly forced by a New Taipei daycare employee to wear a facemask. Chinese Television System anchor L...

2 Indonesian workers die after e-bike collides with car in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Indonesian migrant workers died after the e-bike they were riding on the wrong side of the street collided with a speeding car. On Monday (Jan. 22) around 12:39 a.m...

Ambulance driver sentenced for killing motorcyclist after running red light in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An ambulance driver was sentenced to two months in prison, which can be commuted to a fine, for running a red light and killing a motorcyclist who had the green light when...

Truck driver behind 17-vehicle pileup in Taiwan says he was 'dazed'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The driver of a gravel truck that caused a multi-vehicle collision told police that he was distracted and did not notice the stationary vehicles ahead of him in time to av...

Prosecutors seek to show enhanced bodycam video of Elijah McClain's fatal encounter with police

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Colorado prosecutors focused on police body camera footage — both raw and digitally enhanced — as they began building their case Thursday against two officers charged in the dea...

Officers who put Elijah McClain in neck hold ignored pleas of 'I can't breathe,' prosecutors say

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Two Denver-area police officers who put Elijah McClain in a neck hold ignored his pleas of “I can’t breathe” before the Black man was injected by paramedics with a powerful seda...

Taiwan bus driver gets 16 months jail sentence for fatal zebra crossing accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bus driver was sentenced to one year and four months in prison for the death of the wife and child of an Iraqi man at a zebra crossing in Taichung City in December, repo...

Many big US cities now answer mental health crisis calls with civilian teams -- not police

DENVER (AP) — Christian Glass was a geology geek, a painter and a young man beset by a mental health crisis when he called 911 for help getting his car unstuck in a Colorado mountain town last year. ...

Many big US cities now answer mental health crisis calls with civilian teams -- not police

DENVER (AP) — Christian Glass was a geology geek, a painter and a young man beset by a mental health crisis when he called 911 for help getting his car unstuck in a Colorado mountain town last year. ...

10 people died at the Astroworld music festival two years ago. What happens now?

Nearly two years after 10 people were crushed to death during the deadly 2021 Astroworld festival, no charges have been filed — even though some people, including event workers, expressed safety conce...

The backup driver in the 1st death by a fully autonomous car pleads guilty to endangerment

PHOENIX (AP) — The backup Uber driver for a self-driving vehicle that killed a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix in 2018 pleaded guilty Friday to endangerment in the first fatal collision involving a ful...

Judge orders release of 3 of 'Newburgh Four,' assails FBI's role in a post-9/11 terror sting

NEW YORK (AP) — Three men convicted in a post-9/11 terrorism sting have been ordered freed from prison by a judge who deemed their lengthy sentences “unduly harsh and unjust” and decried the FBI's rol...

Pedestrians scatter as fire causes New York construction crane's arm to collapse and crash to street

NEW YORK (AP) — A towering construction crane caught fire high above the West Side of Manhattan on Wednesday morning, causing its long arm to snap off, smash against a nearby building and plummet to t...

Former Louisiana police officer accused of shooting unarmed Black man faces second criminal charge

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — State prosecutors have added a second felony charge against a former Louisiana police officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed Black man earlier this year. T...

Rapper Travis Scott will not face criminal charges in deadly crowd surge at Texas festival

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas grand jury declined to indict rap superstar Travis Scott in a criminal investigation of a deadly crowd surge at the 2021 Astroworld festival, where some spectators were packed s...