October 20, 2020
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Louisiana State Police head’s son rear-ends car, killing 2

MONROE, La. — Louisiana State Police say the son of their top official rear-ended a car, killing an 11-year-old girl and her 18-year-old sister and injuring their father and a third passenger.

Trooper Kaleb Reeves was driving a marked state police SUV to another crash Thursday evening when he hit a Kia Forte, killing An-Janne Lindsey, 11, and Kajenne Lindsey, 18, both of Monroe, according to a state police news release Friday.

Reeves is the son of Col. Kevin Reeves, superintendent of state police. The Legislature approved an exception to a state nepotism law to let him remain on the force after his father was promoted to interim superintendent in 2017.

The 2020 Kia driven by Kenneth Lindsey, 42, spun and hit a large metal signal pole after Reeves’ marked 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe hit it shortly before 7 p.m. on U.S. Hwy 165 in Monroe, the statement said. Lindsey and

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Stolen car fleeing police in Madison County crashes into drainage canal, killing one person | Law and order

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Crash near Edwardsville

Authorities on the scene of a vehicle crash early Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, near Interstate 255 and Interstate 270. Photo via KTVI Channel 2.


UPDATED at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday with additional details from Illinois State Police.

EDWARDSVILLE — One person was killed and another was seriously injured early Tuesday after two vehicles being chased by police ran off a highway and one submerged in a drainage canal at Interstate 270 and Interstate 255, authorities said.

The two vehicles were among several that police had chased after a break-in at a Wood River car dealership on Edwardsville Road around 1 a.m. Illinois State Police said four of the vehicles were stolen from the dealership and that a fifth vehicle with the suspects had been stolen in a separate incident. 

State police said officers from Roxana were in pursuit of the vehicles speeding south on I-255.

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Stolen car fleeing police in Madison County crashes into retention pond, killing one person | Law and order

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Crash near Edwardsville

Authorities on the scene of a vehicle crash early Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, near Interstate 255 and Interstate 270. Photo via KTVI Channel 2.


UPDATED at 11 a.m. with details from Wood River police

EDWARDSVILLE — One person was killed and another was injured early Tuesday after two vehicles being chased by police ran off a highway and one submerged in a ravine at Interstate 270 and Interstate 255, authorities said.

The two vehicles were among several that police had chased after an apparent break-in at a Wood River car dealership on Edwardsville Road around 1 a.m. Wood River police Chief Brad Wells said the vehicles had been stolen from the dealership.

Two of the vehicles crashed along Illinois 255 near Gateway Commerce Center Drive, police said.

The Illinois State Police said officers from Roxana were in pursuit of five vehicles speeding south on

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South Dakota AG called ‘a coward’ after allegedly striking, killing local man with car

The cousin of a South Dakota man who was fatally struck by a car driven by the state attorney general slammed the official as a “coward” as he revealed new details about the tragic night and the events that followed, according to a recent report.

Victor Nemec told the Daily Mail his cousin, Joe Boever, called him at 7:49 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12 to tell him he “had accidentally driven his pickup in a ditch and slammed it into a big round bale of hay.”

“[H]e needed me to come get him and give him a ride home,” Nemec, 58, told the outlet. It was the last time he spoke to his cousin.

Victor’s brother, Nick Nemec, previously told Fox News that Victor and Boever had planned to meet and retrieve the truck in the morning, which Victor confirmed to the Mail.

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