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Cops Tried to Pull Him Over for DUI. He Hit the Gas

Car crash in Upland, California, leaves 4 dead, 2 injured

(Newser) - An early morning police chase in Southern California after an attempted DUI traffic stop ended violently on Friday, after the suspect crashed into another car, killing himself and three other people in his car and injuring two in another vehicle, reports the Los Angeles Times . A rep from the San...

Famous Bronco From OJ Chase Is Still Kicking

Feature in police chase that changed the nation is housed at Tennessee crime museum

(Newser) - It was, as the Los Angeles Times reports, "a 'Where were you?' moment." While later generations would vividly recall the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, those a bit older remember the afternoon of June 17, 1994, when OJ Simpson, in the backseat of a white Ford Bronco,...

To Evade Cops, Guy Drives Right Off 100-Foot Cliff

And lives to tell the tale. Also, to be arrested

(Newser) - A driver led police on a 45-minute chase on New York's Long Island, drove off a 100-foot cliff into Long Island Sound—and survived, police said. Monday's car chase started when police in Southold in far eastern Long Island responded to a domestic violence call, Police Chief Martin...

This Police Chase Definitely Wasn't Typical
This Police Chase
Definitely Wasn't Typical

This Police Chase Definitely Wasn't Typical

Cops on horses galloped after shoplifting suspect in Albuquerque, New Mexico

(Newser) - "It's not a common sight" is the understatement of the day, used by KRQE to describe a police chase that took place in New Mexico. That's because the chase in question involved a group of cops on horses trying to corral a suspected shoplifter in the streets...

Charges Against US Senator's Son Upgraded
US Senator's Son
Pleads Not Guilty

US Senator's Son Pleads Not Guilty

Ian Cramer has not yet entered a plea on the most serious charges he faces, though

(Newser) - Sen. Kevin Cramer's son on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges related to alleged crimes that took place before the police chase that ended with a North Dakota sheriff's deputy dead, but Ian Cramer has yet to enter a plea on the main charges against him. The 42-year-old'...

After the Ball Dropped, a Car Chase in the Streets of NYC

7 pedestrians injured after speeding car ends up on sidewalk; cop, driver also injured

(Newser) - A driver fleeing police in New York City early Monday morning sped onto a sidewalk and injured seven pedestrians, including a woman who was pinned under a food truck struck by the sedan, according to police. The 39-year-old woman trapped under the food truck in midtown Manhattan and six other...

Deputy Killed in Police Chase of Senator's Son
Deputy Killed in Police
Chase of Senator's Son

Deputy Killed in Police Chase of Senator's Son

Ian Cramer charged with manslaughter as Sen. Kevin Cramer asks public to pray for officer's family, colleagues

(Newser) - This file has been updated with the charges. A deputy in North Dakota was killed Wednesday in the police pursuit of a stolen SUV being driven by a US senator's son, authorities say. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the Mercer County Sheriff's deputy was killed when a...

As Suspect Fled the Scene, Her Blonde Wig Went Flying

Driver in stolen truck rams into cop cars, leads police on chase in Orange County, California

(Newser) - A slow-moving police chase in California unexpectedly picked up speed Monday night, with the incident culminating in a suspect's arrest at a local Denny's. Orange County's La Habra Police Department reports that the pursuit began at around 8:20pm local time, with the driver of a stolen...

A Stolen Vehicle Crashed Into a Cop Car. Inside, a Surprise

The owner, a juvenile, fled the crash site and was later arrested; suspect never mentioned the cat

(Newser) - Connecticut police who found a kitten in a stolen car say they've located the animal's owner: a juvenile suspect who fled and was arrested after the car crashed. The Meriden Police Department said on its Facebook page Thursday that the gray-and-white male cat, believed to be about 7...

Police Dog Told to Attack Surrendering Suspect

Investigation is underway in Circleville, Ohio

(Newser) - An investigation is underway into police treatment of an unarmed Black man after a traffic stop, and this one involves a police dog. As ABC News reports, the dog was ordered to attack a man who was on his knees and surrendering with his hands up. The attack came after...

19-Year-Old Officer Killed in Car Chase

Jessica Ebbighausen worked on the force in Rutland, Vermont

(Newser) - A Vermont police officer was killed and two other officers were injured when a burglary suspect crashed into two police cruisers pursuing him, Vermont State Police said. Rutland City Police Officer Jessica Ebbighausen, 19, was killed on Friday afternoon, per the AP . The crash happened as police chased a vehicle...

In 'Hilarious' Move, Passenger Calls 911 on the Cops
In 'Hilarious' Move,
Passenger Calls
911 on the Cops

In 'Hilarious' Move, Passenger Calls 911 on the Cops

Person in suspected DUI case misinterpreted law on police pursuits in Washington state, cops say

(Newser) - A passenger being driven by a suspected drunk driver who allegedly reached speeds over 100mph called 911 on Sunday—but not to report the driver. Instead, in what Washington State Patrol Trooper Ryan Senger calls a "hilarious" move, the passenger called police on the police, claiming the pursuit of...

Man Bursts Into Flames After Cop Tases Him
Man Bursts Into Flames
After Cop Tases Him

Man Bursts Into Flames After Cop Tases Him

Christopher Gaylor, who Arkansas cops say was carrying gasoline in backpack, will be OK

(Newser) - An Arkansas biker is expected to survive after he was tased earlier this month by police and burst into flames. Citing a release from Arkansas State Police, CNN reports that the incident took place in the early morning hours of Oct. 13 in Little Rock, when a cop tried to...

'It's Like Those Guys Were Destined to Go to Jail'

LA deputies say van with stolen catalytic converters crashed into police vehicle

(Newser) - Thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles are on the rise across the US as criminals attempt to cash in on the precious metals they contain. Near Los Angeles, the trend just resulted in a pair of unusual arrests. The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station says deputies were chasing a...

Woman Caused Fatal Crash, Lied About Carjacking: Police

Officer and retired firefighter were killed in chase

(Newser) - A New Mexico woman was arrested after authorities say she caused a crash that killed an officer and retired firefighter and then lied about having been kidnapped. Jeannine Jaramillo, 46, faces charges including two counts of first-degree murder, authorities said Saturday. After a pursuit, the crash Wednesday on Interstate 25...

Police Chase Proves Fatal for Suspect, Detective

They collided head-on in a suburb of St. Louis

(Newser) - A police detective and a suspect died in a head-on collision of their vehicles near St. Louis following a police attempt to stop the suspect’s car, authorities said. The crash happened Wednesday afternoon after officers with the St. Louis County Police Department's drug unit tried to stop a...

Video Shows Suspect Dive From 55-Foot Bridge

Florida man was picked up by police boat

(Newser) - Like the fugitive in The Fugitive, a Florida man fleeing law enforcement survived a jump into water from a great height—but unlike the character played by Harrison Ford in the 1993 movie, Bryan Gray was quickly captured. Police say the 34-year-old dived from the Fort Myers-area Edison Bridge into...

Guy Who Led Cops on Low-Speed Chase Tells a Familiar Tale

Man suspected of stealing tow truck said bomb would blow up if he stopped, a la 'Speed'

(Newser) - A man in a tow truck led police on an extremely slow chase through the streets of San Diego on Monday, never hitting speeds over 10mph. The pursuit began around 7:45pm as police went after an allegedly stolen tow truck. Over the course of an hour, officers followed the...

Man Tries to Show Off on First Date, Ends Up Arrested

Taylor Beverly allegedly drove his motorcycle at speeds over 100mph

(Newser) - A Florida man who "drove well over 100mph" on his motorcycle in a bid to escape police told officers he was trying to show off for his passenger, as it was their first date. That's according to Clearwater Police, who say 22-year-old Taylor Beverly ran a red light...

Teen Who Filmed Floyd's Murder Has Distressing News

Darnella Frazier says her uncle was killed in crash while Minneapolis cops were chasing someone else

(Newser) - The teen awarded a Pulitzer Prize special citation for her recording of George Floyd's murder says her uncle has died in an interaction with police. "Minneapolis police killed my uncle ... nothing feels real," Darnella Frazier, 18, wrote Tuesday on Facebook, per NBC News , noting police "took...

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