Latest Vehicular homicide Stories

2008-06-21 18:00:22

By Jim Adams, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jun. 21--The Ramsey County attorney's office dismissed a vehicular homicide charge against a 59-year-old woman whose car hit and killed a Little Canada boy on a dark road in December. The dismissal came after a Ramsey County grand jury declined to indict Linda Lee Fahey, of Little Canada, on that charge. Instead, the grand jury indicted Fahey for careless driving, a misdemeanor. Fahey stopped after thinking she hit a deer about 10:40 p.m. that...

2006-07-07 19:17:01

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Prosecutors near San Francisco charged an 18-year-old California woman on Friday with three counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence in the deaths of three people, including two members of the royal family of the Pacific island nation of Tonga. Edith Delgado of Redwood City, California, pleaded not guilty to the charges and was ordered held in custody on $3 million bail, said Steve Wagstaffe, chief deputy district attorney for San Mateo...

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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.