Off-Duty Durham Detention Officer’s Estate Awarded $2.25 Million Settlement After Fatal Crash

DURHAM, N.C. – The city of Durham has reached a settlement with the estate of Brooke Lyn Maynard, an off-duty Durham detention officer who was tragically killed more than five years ago. Maynard, a single mother at 24 years old, lost her life when a suspect attempting to evade the police collided with her car. The settlement award will support Maynard’s daughter, who was just four years old when her mother passed away. The settlement agreement, which was initially confidential and reached in August 2023, granted Maynard’s estate a total of $2.25 million. Out of … Read more

Dallas Couple Seeks Accountability After Crash Linked to Rashee Rice, Lawyer Says

Dallas, Texas – A lawyer representing a Dallas couple who were injured in a crash connected to Rashee Rice has expressed their desire for accountability. The lawyer claims that Rice, who was in contact with the rental company after the accident, admitted to the occurrence of a wreck and acknowledged responsibility for paying for the damages. The details of the crash and Rice’s alleged involvement have not been disclosed, but the couple’s lawyer is pushing for answers. They are seeking a clear explanation of the circumstances surrounding the incident and full accountability for any negligence … Read more

Wild Police Pursuit Ends in Hollywood Crash, Driver Faces Judge

MIAMI, Florida – A driver appeared before a judge after leading police on a high-speed pursuit that ended in a crash in Hollywood during rush hour. Jacqueline Marie Mason, 34, was in court on Saturday morning, where Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Carmen R. Cabarga set her bond at $8,000. Mason is facing charges of fleeing at a high speed and resisting an officer. The incident occurred on Friday when troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol attempted to stop Mason for reckless driving on Interstate 95 in Northwest Miami-Dade. However, she refused to stop and continued to … Read more

MoDOT Director Denies Claim Unborn Baby Killed in Work Zone Crash Was State Employee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The director of the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has recently faced backlash after his testimony regarding a fatal work zone crash in St. Louis County. The incident, which occurred several years ago, tragically claimed the lives of a pregnant highway worker and her unborn child. In court, MoDOT lawyers alleged that the unborn baby was a state employee, a claim that has been strongly denied by MoDOT’s director, Patrick McKenna. During a hearing with lawmakers, Rep. Jim Murphy expressed his concerns about the case, stating, “You had a worker who … Read more