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‘Perfume cloud’ helps German police sniff out drunk driver

February 15, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — He just didn't smell right.German police say they nabbed a drunk driver who tried to flee a traffic stop after finding him hiding behind a hedge “in a cloud of perfume.”Police in the southwestern town of Speyer said Saturday that officers...

Drunken-driving count dropped against actor in Trivago ads

February 11, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas prosecutors have dropped a driving while intoxicated charge filed against the actor featured on commercials for the travel booking site Trivago with a perpetual five o'clock shadow.The case against Timothy William, 53, was dismissed...

Police: Driver traveling 79 mph when Oklahoma students hit

By KEN MILLER | February 11, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A pickup truck was traveling 79 mph (127 kph) in a 25 mph (40 kph) zone when it struck members of a high school cross-country team on a sidewalk in suburban Oklahoma City, killing two and injuring the others, a police sergeant said...

Man who ran down 2 students faces manslaughter charges

February 7, 2020

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A man was charged with manslaughter Friday in the deaths of two suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country athletes whom he hit with his truck as they ran on a sidewalk just a day after his own son was killed in a traffic accident.Max...