HOUSTON, May 20 (UPI) -- An off-duty Harris County, Texas, sheriff's deputy allegedly was killed by an intoxicated driver who ran a red light in Houston, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., May 20 (UPI) -- A driver abandoned her car after her passenger died on California's Interstate 405, causing an hours-long traffic jam, police said.
WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- An agency such as the Federal Communications Commission must be given deference concerning the scope of its jurisdiction, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday.
NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- A severely autistic man will sue a New York City residential facility after he was branded by employees with a searing-hot potato masher, court documents said.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 20 (UPI) -- Christian preacher Billy Graham says he plans one more national evangelistic campaign as he nears his 95th birthday in November.
BOSTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Boston police said they have identified the driver of a truck that struck and killed a Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher from Japan.
WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- The utility PPL Corp., based in Pennsylvania, can claim a credit on its U.S. tax filing to offset an overseas tax payment, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
MODESTO, Calif., May 20 (UPI) -- Seventeen bodies were removed from a Modesto, Calif., funeral home in a criminal and civil investigation of cremation delays, sheriff's deputies said.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 20 (UPI) -- Arena Football League Coach Cedric Walker was arrested after an altercation with an opponent's team's executive in Jacksonville, Fla., court documents said.
NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- A New York City institution, Fleet Week, along with its white clad, free-spending sailors, is the latest victim of military spending cuts, Navy officials said.
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla., May 20 (UPI) -- Lottery officials in Florida are waiting for the person holding a winning Powerball ticket worth $590.5 million to come forward.
NEWARK, N.J., May 20 (UPI) -- A group of 15 motorcyclists was arrested in New Jersey after leading troopers on a lengthy chase, police said.
WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- A woman may seek attorney's fees from the U.S. government despite a ruling that her suit seeking compensation was filed late, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.
ST. LOUIS, May 20 (UPI) -- The mother of a toddler who was accidentally run over and killed by two boys playing in a car in St. Louis urged parents to keep an eye on their children.
FORT WORTH, Texas, May 20 (UPI) -- Three people were injured early Monday in an incident in which a woman was set on fire in a Fort Worth, Texas, convenience store, police said.