Taiwanese whizzing by on mobility scooters could soon face fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Users of mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs in Taiwan could soon face fines if they exceed a newly proposed speed limit, after legislators on Thursday (May 21) gave...

Browns meet with Hunt, OBJ, tell them to watch behavior

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said the team has again told running back Kareem Hunt that he'd better behave. Hunt, who was suspended last season by the NFL for two phy...

GOP shows little desire for witnesses ahead of critical vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in the Senate appear unmoved by the Democratic push for witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial despite persistent appeals from Rep. Adam Schiff and the o...

In era of legal pot, can police search cars based on odor?

Sniff and search is no longer the default for police in some of the 33 states that have legalized marijuana. Traditionally, an officer could use the merest whiff of weed to justify a...

The Latest: Sheriff apologizes to NFL player, defends deputy

RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Texas traffic stop involving New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Texas sheriff says he...

Furious Taiwan taxi driver given jail time for ‘blinding’ speed cameras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A taxi driver living in Taiwan’s northern city of Keelung received a two-month sentence for “blinding” five fixed speed cameras after he became infuriated at ...

Penguins and Lightning exits show playoff hockey differences

Scotty Bowman had already coached six teams to the Stanley Cup championship when his high-powered Detroit Red Wings that won 12 of their first 14 playoff games couldn't get the puck away from the New ...

Court: Middle finger protected by the constitution

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — When it comes to the middle finger, police might need a thicker skin. A federal appeals court says a Michigan woman's constitutional rights were violated when sh...

Stenson's Players victory ends with wrong kind of surprise

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Henrik Stenson won The Players Championship 10 years ago, at the time the biggest victory of his career. Equally memorable was the trip home to Orlando...

APNewsBreak: Sheriff: Man admitted 2 slayings; gun used in 4

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 19-year-old from El Salvador admitted killing a married couple in Nevada and used a handgun that he said he stole earlier from their Reno home to do it, according to a sheriff's re...

Motive unclear in Nevada slayings Trump thrust in spotlight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada community shaken by the fatal shootings of four people over the past two weeks is grateful that the suspect is behind bars, but a motive for the crimes remains unknown. ...

Taiwanese driver burns traffic camera to avoid speeding ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an attempt at getting out of a hefty speeding ticket, a man in southern Taiwan's Tainan City on Oct. 1 set fire to a traffic enforcement camera, reported UDN. Tainan...

Speed camera set up at Qingjing Farm in central Taiwan to penalize drivers going over 30kph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Drivers traveling over 30kph on the Qingjing Farm (清境農場) section of Provincial Highway No. 14 A (省道台14甲線) may get a speeding ticket beginning in October thanks to a speed ca...

No police search at home of man who shot self by White House

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Four days after he fatally shot himself outside the White House, a Florida man's apartment sat untouched by investigators on Tuesday. His roommates had not been questioned by ...

Prosecutor-turned-TV personality fined for driving 95 mph

NICHOLS, N.Y. (AP) — Fox News personality and former New York prosecutor Jeanine Pirro has pleaded guilty to driving 95 mph in a 65 mph zone. Authorities previously said that a state...