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  • Firefighters mourn fallen comrade

    Firefighters mourn fallen comrade
    As unrelenting calls from emergency dispatchers echoed in the truck bays at Fort Lauderdale Fire Station No. 2, Lt. Kevin Johns was remembered Wednesday as a dedicated leader who saved the lives of countless strangers — as well as some of his...
  • Trooper's dash-cam documents Kissimmee commissioner's 105-mph ticket

    Trooper's dash-cam documents Kissimmee commissioner's 105-mph ticket
    Kissimmee City Commissioner Sara Shaw won't say how fast she was driving a city pickup in South Florida on a rainy night when she was ticketed for going 105 mph on Florida's Turnpike. But dash camera video from the car of the Florida Highway Patrol...
  • Dash-cam documents official's 105-mph ticket near Glades Road in Palm Beach County

    Dash-cam documents official's 105-mph ticket near Glades Road in Palm Beach County
    A Kissimmee city commissioner won't say how fast she was driving a city pickup in Palm Beach County on a rainy night when she was ticketed for going 105 mph on Florida's Turnpike. But dashboard-camera video from the car of the Florida Highway Patrol...
  • Driver killed after truck crashes into Leesburg toll plaza

    Driver killed after truck crashes into Leesburg toll plaza
    A Columbia County man was killed Monday after he lost control of his pickup truck on Florida’s Turnpike and crashed into a Leesburg toll plaza, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Wayne James Bennett , 65, of Fort White was driving southbound on...
  • Tractor trailer, car crash on I-595 in Davie; one person injured

    Tractor trailer, car crash on I-595 in Davie; one person injured
    One person was taken to a hospital Wednesday afternoon after a tractor trailer and a car crashed on Interstate 595 in Davie, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The traffic accident happened around 3 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-595 just east...
  • SunRail accident-prone during first 5 months

    SunRail accident-prone during first 5 months
    Since it started carrying passengers in May, SunRail commuter trains have collided with four vehicles and run over a man lying on the tracks. That leaves SunRail three accidents short of the A-train in Denton County, Texas, for the most first-year...
  • 'I-4 Dead Zone' on Weather Channel

    'I-4 Dead Zone' on Weather Channel
    UPDATED: The Weather Channel has decided to go into the "I-4 Dead Zone." WKMG-Channel 6 chief meteorologist Tom Sorrells is helping with the story for "American Super/Natural." That series debuts at 10 p.m. Sunday, but the Sorrells segment on I-4...
  • Suspect wounded in bank shootout; 2 tellers injured

    Suspect wounded in bank shootout; 2 tellers injured
    The suspected robber ran out of the bank just after noon, lugging a bulky black bag and pointing a gun in the air. And seconds later, he was on the ground — shot by police who already had the building surrounded. Moments before, Eddie Bean, 24,...
  • Crackdown on road racing is welcome step

     Crackdown on road racing is welcome step
    Deputies from Palm Beach County were only able to make one arrest earlier this week as a group of about 50 motorcyclists were racing at high speeds on U.S. 27 South, near the Broward/Palm Beach county line. We can only hope the arrest is followed by...
  • Naked woman with log-truck driver in 'horrific' school-bus crash, sheriff says

    Naked woman with log-truck driver in 'horrific' school-bus crash, sheriff says
    The driver of a log truck that slammed into a Bradford County school bus Monday, was stopped by the Florida Highway Patrol earlier in the day. Patrol Sgt. Dylan Bryan said Tuesday morning he did not know details of the stop in Nassau County but was...
  • Wrong-way crashes spur road agencies to action

    Wrong-way crashes spur road agencies to action
    The lethal nature of crashes caused by wrong-way drivers — illustrated recently by a pair of horrific wrecks — takes a heavy toll on families and friends left to grieve their loss. But they also carry an expensive financial price tag...