A New Mexico man who was driving drunk without a valid license barreled through a parade that celebrates Native American culture in the western part of the state, injuring at least 15 people, officials said Friday. Jeff Irving, 33, was arrested late Thursday and faces charges that include aggravated driving while intoxicated, fleeing from officers and injuring parade-goers and two Gallup police officers who tried to stop the vehicle, court documents said. In a statement, New Mexico State Police said that investigators have no reason to suspect the crime was motivated by hate.
ONE-TIME USE ONLY. Photo(s) may be used only in context with the related story. As a young man driving the highways of the Midwest for his sales job, Brad Tyrer would fend off road hypnosis with the radio, navigating the dial as he drove and tuning in whenever he heard his father's name on sports talk shows. "I can't remember how many times I'd be out in the middle of nowhere doing my job driving and there'd be a discussion about NFL Hall of Fame people and they'd mention my dad," Tyrer said. "I
ONE-TIME USE ONLY. Photo(s) may be used only in context with the related story. SAN FRANCISCO - Thousands of gay men clad in leather, latex - and often much less - partied along Folsom Street here last weekend during the annual kink and fetish festival. Even after the city had just declared the monkeypox outbreak striking its gay community a health emergency - one day after the World Health Organization urged men to sleep with fewer men to reduce transmission - San Francisco public health offici
Far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones bulled through the first of several trials against him that could decimate his personal fortune and media empire in his usual way: Loud, aggressive and talking about conspiracies both in and out the courtroom. It's business as usual for the gravelly voiced, barrel-chested Jones. Jones and his media company, Free Speech Systems, were ordered Thursday to pay $4.11 million in compensatory damages to the parents of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, who was killed with 19 other first graders and six educators in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. And significantly more could be on the way.