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  • Hit, spit and run? Woman hit, then spat at cyclist, troopers say

    Hit, spit and run? Woman hit, then spat at cyclist, troopers say
    This gal must have been spitting into the wind if she thought she'd get away with it. A Naples driver, identified as Angela Licciardi, is accused of hitting a bicyclist, then cursed and spat at him, before leaving the scene of the accident, according to...
  • Miramar man, 49, killed while riding scooter on I-95

    Miramar man, 49, killed while riding scooter on I-95
    MIRAMAR — Over a long career in South Florida's hospitality industry, Dale Hudson showed an enthusiasm for his work that people noticed. Just last week, a guest at the Edgewater South Beach Hotel, where he was a bellman, wrote on TripAdvisor.com,...
  • Troopers: Charges pending against Florida woman in ATV crash

    Charges are pending against a central Florida woman after the all-terrain vehicle she was driving flipped, killing her 7-year-old passenger. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, 42-year-old Christine Chmiel of Cocoa was driving the ATV on a dirt...
  • Family sues Clearwater police over motorcyclist's death

    The family of a motorcyclist who was killed during a police chase is suing the Clearwater Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol. The lawsuit was filed in Pinellas County Court on Thursday on behalf of the family of Keith Williamson, who was...
  • Traffic: EB I-4 closed in DeLand after car fire

    Traffic: EB I-4 closed in DeLand after car fire
    A vehicle fire has shut down eastbound I-4 in DeLand, according to the Florida Highway Patrol The fire is Exit 114, State Road 472. All lanes of the highway were blocked in that direction as officials put out the fire. It's not clear if anyone was...
  • Crash on curve shuts down I-4 for hours

    Crash on curve shuts down I-4 for hours
    A tractor-trailer truck driver lost control while negotiating Interstate 4's notorious Fairbanks curve about midnight Tuesday, leading to a fiery crash that shut down traffic for several hours into early Wednesday morning. According to the Florida...
  • Man killed in January crash identified as Orlando man

    Man killed in January crash identified as Orlando man
    Florida Highway Patrol have identified an Orlando man killed when his car caught fire after a crash on Edgewood Ranch Road Jan. 3. Manuel Ferreira Dos Santos, 54, was driving his BMW north on Edgewood Ranch Road that morning when he hit a Jeep in...
  • Rollover accident on southbound I-95 in Broward snarls traffic

     Rollover accident on southbound I-95 in Broward snarls traffic
    Traffic was jammed on southbound Interstate 95 following a rollover accident just south of the Hallandale Beach Boulevard exit Wednesday afternoon. The car's two occupants are out of the vehicle but their injuries are unknown, said Sgt. Mark Wysocky,...
  • Hit and run car accidents on the rise in Florida

    Florida law enforcement officials say hit and run crashes are increasing at an alarming rate. That's why they're launching a new campaign to let drivers know that leaving the scene of an accident can result in tougher penalties. Florida had more than 80,...
  • Hit-and-run-crashes leave families looking for answers

    Hit-and-run-crashes leave families looking for answers
    It's been almost four months since Woodson Metellus learned that his father was killed. Gone are the trips to the barber when the two would sit in the car and talk. Because just two days after Metellus' 18th birthday on Oct. 24, his father, Arnold...
  • Victims' families spread awareness of surge in hit-and-run crashes, fatalities

    Victims' families spread awareness of surge in hit-and-run crashes, fatalities
    The day Jocelyn Suazo learned her oldest son was killed by an alleged drunken driver on his way to work at Walt Disney World in January, the 51-year-old mother stopped eating. She replaced sustenance with crying for three days straight. On Monday, at...