Lawyer: $1.9 million settlement in Sandra Bland lawsuit

HOUSTON (AP) — Relatives of Sandra Bland, a black woman who died last summer in a Texas jail after a contentious traffic stop, have reached a $1.9 million settlement in their wrongful-death lawsuit, the family's attorney told a Houston television station Thursday.

  • Written by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

Truckers warn speed caps will cause crashes, jam highways

DETROIT (AP) — Truckers are warning that a government plan to electronically limit the speed of tractor-trailers will lead to highway traffic jams and possibly an increase in deadly run-ins with cars.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Anger about poker games preceded senior apartment shooting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 77-year-old man who shot three people, killing one, at the senior apartment complex where he lived had grown distant recently and had been angry about frequent poker games in the building's common area, according to people who knew him.

  • Written by MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press

Authorities: Arrest made in arson fire at Florida mosque

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A 32-year-old Florida man has been arrested and is facing a charge of arson and hate crime in a fire that heavily damaged a mosque that Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen attended, authorities announced Wednesday.

  • Written by TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press