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Records detail possible felony hit-run

The Washington State Patrol is investigating a December incident involving a vehicle and pedestrian north of Spokane that left a piece of metal embedded in the victim’s head. A search warrant filed in Spokane County Superior Court details the investigation into potential felony hit-and-run and vehicular assault charges against 32-year-old Todd A. Lester, who was arrested but has not been formally charged.

Addiction counselor charged with murder in DUI

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard that it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield. As he lay dying on the hood, police said, Sherri Lynn Wilkins kept going another two miles until other motorists swarmed her car at a traffic light and grabbed her keys.

Addiction counselor charged with murder in DUI

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield. As he lay dying on the hood, police said, Sherri Lynn Wilkins kept going another two miles until other motorists swarmed her car at a traffic light and grabbed her keys.

WSP identifies woman killed in hit-and-run

The pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run collision Tuesday night on state Route 231 in Stevens County was identified by the Washington State Patrol early this morning.

Hit-and-run causes power outage

An early morning hit-and-run knocked out power temporarily for north Spokane residents after a power pole was toppled near the Crestline Street and Lincoln Road roundabout.

2nd arrest in case linked to NY policeman’s death

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A second man has been arrested in connection with the shootings that resulted in the deaths of a New York policeman and a carjacking victim. Nassau County Assistant District Attorney Mitchell Benson says the man is accused of trying to assist the suspected gunman after the shootings.

NY cop killed in traffic stop called ‘exemplary’

BELLEROSE TERRACE, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York City police officer killed after being shot in what started out as a traffic stop was an "exemplary officer," a county official said Wednesday, as he acknowledged the death of the civilian had been overshadowed by the outpouring of grief for the officer. Nassau County Officer Arthur Lopez was killed Tuesday after getting shot in what had started out as a traffic stop near the Belmont Park racetrack. Ex-convict Darrell Fuller, 33, was arrested on charges of shooting him as well as another driver, 52-year-old Queens resident Raymond Facey, in a subsequent carjacking.

Red Bull heir arrested in deadly Thai hit-and-run

A grandson of the creator of the Red Bull energy drink has been arrested for driving a Ferrari that struck a police officer and dragged his dead body down a Bangkok street in an early-morning hit-and-run, police said Monday.

Driver of truck arrested in hit-and-run that killed police officer

Officers in the Spokane Police Department were saddened Wednesday by the death of a fellow officer who was killed in a hit-and-run motorcycle crash. Kurt P. Henson, 47, of Post Falls, died Tuesday at the scene of the 10:20 p.m. crash near Clark Fork on Highway 200.

Law student hears charges in hit-and-run

As a Gonzaga University law student accused of running over a bicycle trailer carrying a 2-year-old girl and then speeding away made his first appearance in court Monday, the victim remained in intensive care at a Spokane hospital. Timmy Nguyen, who has no criminal record, left jail on Monday after appearing before Spokane County Superior Court Judge Annette Plese on charges of hit-and-run and vehicular assault. He’s to stay away from alcohol and is due back in court for an arraignment in early August.