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345-Mile Boat Chase 'Out of a Mission Impossible Movie'

Coast Guard pursues alleged boat thieves across Gulf of Mexico

(Newser) - Some Christmas Eve: Members of the US Coast Guard spent it in high-speed pursuit of three suspected boat thieves across the Gulf of Mexico, NBC News reports. The chase began when a sheriff's marine unit in Fort Myers, Fla., responded to a tip about a 36-foot powerboat being stolen.... More »

13-Year-Old Leads Cops on High-Speed Chase

In the passenger seat: his 8-year-old sister

(Newser) - Two Michigan youngsters are lucky they weren't shot at or killed in a car wreck after the older child, a 13-year-old boy, allegedly led police on a high-speed chase Saturday night, the Detroit Free Press reports. The Macomb County Sheriff's Dispatch Center started taking in reports of a... More »

Grandma, Kids Among 5 Dead in Illinois Shooting

Incident leads to car chase, closed schools

(Newser) - Five people, including two children, were killed and another child was injured in a shooting this morning in the tiny Illinois town of Manchester, which is home to just 300 people. The suspect managed to evade police for nearly three hours, but was ultimately captured after a high-speed chase in... More »

Driver Will Be Charged With Killing Her Fetus in Crash

She could get 15 years

(Newser) - A drunk pregnant woman who led cops on a high-speed car chase that ended in a crash will likely be charged with killing her fetus, according to Georgia authorities. Officials are awaiting results from an autopsy of the fetus and toxicology tests on the woman, 21, who was approximately 6... More »

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