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Oregon Mayor Accused of Road Rage Shooting

Dowen Jones allegedly fired at family's vehicle on Halloween night

(Newser) - A small town in Oregon called Rufus is probably going to need a new mayor—the current one, Dowen Jones, was arrested Tuesday on attempted murder and assault charges stemming from an alleged road rage incident on Halloween night. According to the Hood River County Sheriff's Office , a family...

Fathers Shoot Each Other's Kids in Road Rage Incident

'How stupid could 2 people be,' Florida sheriff says of William Hale, Frank Allison

(Newser) - "There could have been two dead kids because of two stupid grown men," Bill Leeper, sheriff of Florida's Nassau County, said Monday, revealing two girls were each shot by the other's father during a road rage incident. William Hale, 35, of Douglas, Ga., and Frank Allison,...

Actor Pablo Lyle Guilty in Miami Road Rage Death

'Two lives were destroyed by simple roadway anger'

(Newser) - A Mexican actor was convicted in South Florida on Tuesday of fatally punching a man during a road rage confrontation. A six-person jury in Miami-Dade circuit county found Pablo Lyle, 35, guilty of manslaughter, according to court records. He faces up to 15 years in prison, the AP reports. "...

Dad of 3 Killed in 'Unprovoked' Road-Rage Shooting

Driver tried to push Dennis Anderson off road before passenger opened fire: cops

(Newser) - A father of three was enjoying a day out with his partner of 18 years when he was fatally shot in an "unprovoked" road rage shooting in Oregon, police say. Dennis Gerard Anderson, 45, of Tigard was declared dead at the scene on Route 18 in Polk County, where...

Cops: Man Was Shot Dead for Driving Too Slowly

'This was a horrendous, unnecessary death,' police chief says

(Newser) - Days after a Subway employee was fatally shot by a customer who complained about too much mayo on his sandwich, another senseless killing: Police say a man was shot dead near Philadelphia Wednesday morning because somebody thought he was driving too slowly. Authorities say 54-year-old King Hau was fatally shot...

American Drivers Are Shooting Each Other at Alarming Rates

A US motorist is killed or wounded by gunfire every 17 hours, says advocacy group

(Newser) - Texas isn’t the only place in America where road rage incidents involving gunfire have reached alarming levels, but the state seems to have more than its fair share, reports the New York Times . In Houston, to cite an example that made national headlines, a 17-year-old was killed as he...

New Jersey Man Accused of Brutal Road-Rage Incident

Vincent Jean, 56, allegedly chased woman after fender bender, ran over her multiple times

(Newser) - A young woman is lucky to be alive and a man is in custody after allegedly running her over, multiple times, in a vicious road-rage incident in New Jersey. Witnesses tell NBC New York it started during Tuesday morning's rush hour, when a man backing up on a one-way...

Road Rage Toll Tops 500 Casualties in '21
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Advocacy group counts more than 500 casualties in 2021

(Newser) - Still more people were killed or wounded in cases of road rage last year, an analysis has found, reaching an average of 44 per month. For the year, the totals rose steeply, to 130 people shot to death and almost 400 wounded after encountering an angry driver, NBC News reports....

Mom Who Said Son Was Shot in Road-Rage Incident Arrested

3-year-old Dallas boy was shot at very close range, investigators say

(Newser) - A Dallas woman who claimed her 3-year-old son was killed in a road-rage shooting is now in custody facing charges including child endangerment. Lacravivonne Washington, 26, initially told investigators that her son, Jalexus Washington Jr., was shot by an aggressive driver who had been following her. But police say they...

Police Ask Public's Help in Road Rage Shooting of Girl, 9

Family's SUV got between 2 racing vehicles on Houston freeway, say authorities

(Newser) - Update: "Somebody knows something," Houston's police chief said Monday in making a public plea for information in the road rage shooting of a 9-year-old girl. The family of Ashanti Grant, who's still in the hospital after being wounded last week, joined the mayor and police chief...

Driver Going to Holiday Dinner Slain in Front of His Children

Vehicle pulled alongside victim's in shooting that police say might have been road rage

(Newser) - A Maryland man on his way to Christmas Eve dinner was shot to death in front of his three children and girlfriend in what police said might have been a case of road rage. Daniel Kelly Jr., 30, of Clinton was behind the wheel when he was shot multiple times...

Alleged Road-Rage Crash 'a Parent's Worst Nightmare'

Krista Nichols, unborn son died Saturday; boyfriend Miguel Larios is accused of driving drunk

(Newser) - Police say a California man had been drinking Saturday when he got behind the wheel of his truck, accompanied by his 8-months-pregnant girlfriend, who would soon die along with her unborn son. The driver, 26-year-old Miguel Larios, "was involved in a road rage incident with a second vehicle for...

Dad's Night Out With Sons at MLB Game Turns Tragic

Police: Fatal shooting of David Castro after Astros game may have been tied to road rage

(Newser) - A teen shot in the head in a possible road-rage incident on his way home from a Houston Astros game with his dad and brother has died, his family confirms. Paul Castro tells CNN his son David, 17, was taken off life support and declared dead Thursday afternoon. Castro says...

A Week After Road Rage Shooting, Suspects Found Out Boy Died

More details coming out on Marcus Anthony Eriz and Wynne Lee

(Newser) - After Marcus Anthony Eriz allegedly shot at a car on a Southern California freeway the morning of May 21, he and his girlfriend Wynne Lee continued on to work that day and every work day for the next week—until a co-worker told Eriz that the couple's Volkswagen Golf...

Suspected Road Rage Shooter Arrested

2 are in custody over 6-year-old's death

(Newser) - Two people have been arrested in the road rage shooting that left a 6-year-old boy dead last month in Southern California. Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, were taken into custody outside their Costa Mesa home on Sunday, the AP reports. Redlands Daily Facts reports they are a...

Cops Identify Vehicle in Boy's Road-Rage Killing

Reward in California is now $310K

(Newser) - Police in California appear to be zeroing in on the killer of a 6-year-old boy in a high-profile road-rage attack . The California Highway Patrol posted an image on Twitter of what they identified as a white Volkswagen Golf SportWagen believed to be involved in the shooting of Aiden Leos, reports...

6-Year-Old Shot Dead in Road Rage Attack

California Highway Patrol is looking for witnesses

(Newser) - A 6-year-old boy seated in the backseat of his mother’s car on a Southern California freeway was shot to death by another driver in a road-rage attack Friday, authorities said. The shooting occurred around 8am on State Route 55 in the city of Orange, per the AP . “It...

Arrest Made Hours Before Road Rage Victim's Funeral

Dejywan Floyd charged with first-degree murder

(Newser) - Julie Eberly, a mother of six killed in a road rage shooting in North Carolina last week, was laid to rest Thursday. Hours before the funeral, her family was told that a suspect had been arrested. Lumberton, NC, resident Dejywan Floyd was arrested around 12:30am Thursday and is being...

Husband: No Confrontation Before Road Rage Shooting

Ryan Eberly says there was no contact between the cars before suspect opened fire

(Newser) - Six children are without their mother because of a road-rage incident that didn't even involve a confrontation, Pennsylvania man Ryan Eberly says. His wife, Julie Eberly, was shot Thursday on I-95 in North Carolina. Eberly tells WGAL that they had been on their way to South Carolina to celebrate...

Mother of 6 Killed in Road Rage Shooting

Julie Eberly was on a trip with her husband

(Newser) - Julie Eberly and her husband were en route to Hilton Head Island, SC, for an anniversary trip when a lane change led to the 47-year-old Pennsylvania woman's death. As her husband Ryan merged into a lane while driving on I-95 in North Carolina on Thursday around noon, the couple'...

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