A San Joaquin County man who drove 51 miles with his wife clinging to the hood of his minivan has pleaded guilty and agreed to be sentenced to five years in prison.
A judge has ruled that a Central Valley man is competent to stand trial on attempted murder and spousal abuse charges for allegedly speeding with his wife holding on to the hood of his minivan.
When Christopher Carroll appeared in a San Joaquin County courtroom Thursday, he refused the help of a public defender, then told the judge that he was guilty.
A Manteca man is accused of attempted murder after authorities say he drove his minivan with his wife on the hood for more than 40 miles.
A 16-year-old girl was pulled over Wednesday afternoon after driving recklessly through downtown San Francisco, police said.
Records show an arrest warrant was issued for a Santa Cruz councilman who skipped a court appearance in a reckless driving case.