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  • Missing son in homicide case has history of problems

    Missing son in homicide case has history of problems
    As the manhunt continued Tuesday for the 20-year-old Oviedo man who went missing after his mother was killed inside their home, court records emerged, detailing his struggle with mental illness, drugs and crime. Meanwhile, family and friends on Facebook...
  • Crash shut down northbound and southbound I-95 in Boca for hours

    Crash shut down northbound and southbound I-95 in Boca for hours
    Troopers are searching for a tractor trailer that fled the scene of a crash that shut down Interstate 95 for four hours in Boca Raton on Monday. The crash and resulting brush fire between Glades and Palmetto Park roads shut down both northbound and...
  • SECO Energy to investigate fatal Lake crash

    SECO Energy to investigate fatal Lake crash
    Sumter Electric is conducting its own investigation of a fatal crash between one of its bucket trucks and a car, the cooperative said Sunday. A 5-year-old boy died. A truck driven by David "Dave" Raber, 59, a longtime SECO employee, rear-ended a Kia Soul...
  • No injuries reported after Amtrak train hits vehicle in Seminole

    No injuries reported after Amtrak train hits vehicle in Seminole
    An Amtrak train struck a vehicle in Seminole County just before 8 p.m. Friday on General Hutchinson Parkway and Ronald Reagan Boulevard, authorities said. There were no injuries reported. According to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, the driver was...
  • Eastbound lanes reopened on I-4 in DeLand after crash

    Eastbound lanes reopened on I-4 in DeLand after crash
    Eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 in Volusia County reopened after an early-morning crash near the DeLand exit had them closed for hours. Traffic was backed up from mile marker 126 to 122, according to the Florida Department of Transportation....
  • Turnpike testing new wrong-way signs, technology

    Turnpike officials are testing new signs and equipment to deter wrong-way drivers after a spate of crashes. The $400,000 pilot project installed wrong-way signs with flashing beacons on 10 ramps on the turnpike's Homestead Extension between Miramar and...
  • Detectives blame woman's mysterious death on car's air bag

    Detectives blame woman's mysterious death on car's air bag
    A week after Hien Tran died earlier this month following a mysterious crash, the Orlando woman's family received a recall notice from Honda to replace her 2001 Accord sedan's air bag, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Homicide...
  • Fourth U.S. traffic death linked to Takata air bags

    DETROIT/ORLANDO (Reuters) - A fourth traffic death in a Honda Motor Co car has been linked to a defective air bag made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp, according to a county medical examiner in Florida. Hien Tran died on Oct. 2, four days after her...
  • Maryland man dies in Turnpike accident

    Maryland man dies in Turnpike accident
    The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the victim of a fatal crash late Tuesday on Florida's Turnpike as Rory Fitzpatrick Kiernan from Stevensville, Maryland. Troopers said Kiernan, 40, was riding a 2014 Motiv scooter at about 8:30 p.m. heading...
  • Man leads authorities on chase, bitten by police dog

    Man leads authorities on chase, bitten by police dog
    A man who led law officers on a chase through Lake County was arrested late Wednesday after crashing, but only after he was tased and bitten by a K9 dog, authorities said. Eric Richard Brown, 41, of Okahumpka was driving in Lady Lake without a headlight...
  • Hien Tran's death an accident, ME office rules

    Hien Tran's death an accident, ME office rules
    The death of Hien Tran after a crash in late September was caused by the collision and not by unexplained violence, according to the Orange-Osceola Medical Examiner's Office. Rescue workers and Florida Highway Patrol troopers suspected immediately after...