involuntary manslaughter

LANSING, Mich. | Michigan’s medical chief to stand trial on Flint charges

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s chief medical executive will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter and other charges in a criminal investigation of the Flint water crisis, a judge ruled Friday. Dr. Eden Wells is among five people facing an involuntary manslaughter charge in connection to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint area in 2014 … Continue reading LANSING, Mich. | Michigan’s medical chief to stand trial on Flint charges

WICHITA, Kan. | California suspect in deadly Kansas hoax call to change plea

WICHITA, Kan.  — A California man accused of making a hoax phone call that led police to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas is expected to enter new pleas. Twenty-five-year-old Tyler R. Barriss has a change-of-plea hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Wichita. He was indicted in Kansas for conspiracy to make a … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan. | California suspect in deadly Kansas hoax call to change plea

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Plea deal apparently reached in newlywed’s disappearance

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Lewis Bennett has insisted he never knew what happened to his wife, who disappeared at sea last year during their sailing honeymoon. That is apparently about to change. Court documents filed Friday in Miami federal court indicate Bennett, 41, has accepted a plea deal in the May 2017 disappearance of Isabella … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Plea deal apparently reached in newlywed’s disappearance

California News: Arizona Truck Driver, Steven Kilty Found Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter for Causing Bus Crash that Left One Man Dead on Fort Irwin Army Base

RIVERSIDE, California – An Arizona man has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter for his role in a fatal bus crash that happened after he parked his truck – without any lights or warning cones – on a highway on the Fort Irwin Army Base in the Mojave Desert. Steven Kilty, 51, of Apache Junction, Arizona, … Continue reading California News: Arizona Truck Driver, Steven Kilty Found Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter for Causing Bus Crash that Left One Man Dead on Fort Irwin Army Base

FLINT, Mich. | Michigan official faces manslaughter trial over Flint deaths

FLINT, Mich.— A judge on Monday ordered Michigan’s health director to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter in two deaths linked to Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint area, the highest-ranking official to face criminal charges as a result of the city’s tainted water scandal. Nick Lyon is accused of failing to issue a timely alert about … Continue reading FLINT, Mich. | Michigan official faces manslaughter trial over Flint deaths

OAKLAND, Calif. | Judge set to sentence men in deadly Oakland warehouse fire

OAKLAND, Calif. — Two men who accepted a deal in exchange for each pleading no contest to 36 charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a California warehouse fire will likely be released from prison after serving just half their sentences. It’s typical for California prison inmates who keep a good disciplinary record to be … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Judge set to sentence men in deadly Oakland warehouse fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | 5 charged in death of Missouri man entombed in concrete

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than a year after a developmentally disabled Missouri man’s body was found encased in concrete, two people who operated the home where he lived have been charged in his death, a prosecutor announced Tuesday. Sherry Paulo, 53, and Anthony R. Flores, 58, both of Fulton, were arrested and charged … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo. | 5 charged in death of Missouri man entombed in concrete