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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Video shows former Olympian Bruce Jenner rear-ended two cars, pushing one into oncoming traffic in a fatal Malibu wreck that is under investigation, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Jenner was hauling an off-road vehicle on a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A law enforcement official says video of a fatal car crash shows Bruce Jenner's vehicle rear-ended two cars and pushed one into oncoming traffic. The official told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Jenner steered his Cadillac Escalade to avoid a collision...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Rapper Afroman punched a female fan on stage during a concert and was charged with simple assault, police said. Afroman, who is best known for his Grammy-nominated hit "Because I Got High," was arrested Tuesday night and his show in Biloxi show was canceled...
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon couple involved in online pornography has been arrested on charges of murder by abuse after an autopsy determined their 7-week-old son died of starvation. Douglas County sheriff's deputies said Wednesday that Stephen Michael Williams Jr., 26,...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — As one of his final acts in office, Oregon's outgoing governor, John Kitzhaber, commuted the prison sentence of a young inmate convicted of attempted murder. The commutation, obtained by The Associated Press, was signed Tuesday, a day before Kitzhaber handed...
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — An explosion rocked an Exxon Mobil refinery on Wednesday morning, triggering a huge smokestack flare, raining down ash and leaving four with minor injuries, company and local officials said. Workers fled the area. The facility — a structure several...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — What police first described as the road rage-inspired killing of an innocent mother of four has morphed into a more complex scenario, prompting tough questions and a backlash against her family. Tammy Meyers, 44, was shot in the head in her Las Vegas driveway...
BOSTON (AP) — New England's winter blast is serious business, but there's been no shortage of shenanigans. People have been jumping out windows into the snowbanks. Thrill-seekers have been snowmobiling through normally busy city streets. College students in Cambridge have been...
The circumstances were horrific, but Zahra Billoo was greatly encouraged by the vigil marking the slayings of three young Muslims near the University of North Carolina. More than 150 people — Muslims and non-Muslims — attended the candlelit gathering at a busy intersection in...