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  • Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits

    Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits
    By Tom and Ray Magliozzi, Car Talk Last week, we took a look at tips for a more civilized commute. Here are ten  annoying habits of other drivers. 1. Talking on a cell phone When you're talking on your cell phone, you're as likely to cause an...
  • Berks man accused in attempted homicide

    A man faces a charge of attempted homicide after assaulting a 52-year-old woman on the front lawn of a home in North Heidelberg Township in Berks County, state police at Reading said. Anthony Vincent Edward Valkosak IV, 24, of the township, fled in a...
  • Parolee charged with attacking landlady, 68, on West Side

    Parolee charged with attacking landlady, 68, on West Side
    A Chicago man was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail Sunday after prosecutors said he robbed and physically assaulted a 68-year-old landlady right after his mother had paid rent to the woman. Matthew D. Duett, 23, of the Lawndale neighborhood, is...
  • Bethlehem man attacks woman after Christmas Eve party, police say

    Bethlehem man attacks woman after Christmas Eve party, police say
    After a Christmas Eve party at his home, an intoxicated Bethlehem man early Thursday pulled a woman's hair, grabbed her throat and jabbed her in the neck with a sharp instrument, police said. Jose A. Alfaro-Yanes, 37, of the 800 block of Pembroke Road,...
  • Lake Worth beating results in two arrests

    Lake Worth beating results in two arrests
    Smashing a rental SUV's window with a crowbar, trying to run over three people and punching a woman's son in the face are among the crimes a man is accused of carrying out. The chaos would lead to the arrests of Walter Petro, 32, and his girlfriend...
  • Parents of Antonio Martin say his fatal shooting 'doesn't make any sense'

    ST. LOUIS Antonio Martin's family was in shock Wednesday as more details emerged about the fatal shooting by a Berkeley, Mo., police officer of the 18-year-old they described as a nonviolent person. "This doesn't make any sense for them to kill my son...
  • City to pay $55K to man who suffered broken jaw during arrest

    City to pay $55K to man who suffered broken jaw during arrest
    Baltimore's spending panel is set to approve Wednesday a $55,000 settlement with a 25-year-old man who suffered a broken jaw during an altercation with police in 2013. The payment would settle Jon Black-Thaxton's lawsuit filed in March that alleged...
  • O.C. inmate dies after jailhouse altercation

    O.C. inmate dies after jailhouse altercation
    An Orange County jail inmate has died one day after he was hospitalized following an altercation with a fellow inmate, authorities said Thursday. Thiep Truong Nguyen, 49, had been in the Theo Lacy Jail in Orange on charges of burglary and assault with a...
  • Charges dropped against 'stop violence' organizers accused of beating ex-roommate

    Authorities dropped charges against two "Stop the Violence" organizers in Washington County accused of beating a colleague so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition. "We had to withdraw the complaint because the...
  • Whistle-blower officer files lawsuit against Batts, BPD

    Whistle-blower officer files lawsuit against Batts, BPD
    A former Baltimore police officer who blew the whistle on misconduct is suing the agency and its commissioner, alleging that they failed to protect him from retaliation. Detective Joseph Crystal, who resigned in August, came forward in 2012 and told...
  • Lawmaker-elect wants to put the brakes on LANTA bus driver assaults

    Lawmaker-elect wants to put the brakes on LANTA bus driver assaults
    An assault last month in Whitehall Township that left a LANTA bus driver with a deep gash below his eye and an injured shoulder has prompted a union rally next month and an incoming Lehigh Valley lawmaker to call for legislation beefing up protection...