Man Arrested in Ex-NFL Player’s Death; Sheriff Defends Probe

HARVEY, La. (AP) — The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended the investigation Tuesday, saying authorities “strategically” waited for days to make the arrest because they needed to find independent witnesses.

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Teen Claims to Have Killed Friend in Game of Russian Roulette

A Texas teenager has died from what police say was a game of Russian roulette. Vikram Virk told authorities that he shot 18-year-old Jaskaran Singh in the head. The man said they were taking turns pointing the gun at each other and pulling the trigger. He told peace officers they were friends.

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Govt Pays $2.5M, Congresswoman Capps Claims No Fault in Death of CA Woman

Parents Matt and Raeona Dies cannot bring their young daughter back to life, but have pushed to hold accountable those responsible in the DUI crash that killed her. A quiet early November settlement granted the couple $2.5 million from the United States Government, a co-defendant in the lawsuit seeking damages and asserting the Congressional aide behind the wheel that night became intoxicated on government time. Reports have indicated a possible cover-up from Congresswoman Capps’ office.