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  • Accidently on Purpose

    Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims.
  • Trucker charged in accident that killed tollway worker, injured trooper in fiery crash

    Trucker charged in accident that killed tollway worker, injured trooper in fiery crash
    Vincent Petrella loved his job at the tollway, especially being out on the road in weather people hated. "He just loved it," said his sister Maria Petrella. "He always looked forward to it when it came to snow. He was just a hard worker." Petrella had...

    Little Village man, 84, dies following crash

    Little Village man, 84, dies following crash
    An 84-year-old Little Village man struck by a Jeep late last month died early Saturday. David Vega, of the 2800 block of South Lawndale Avenue, was pronounced dead at 1:50 a.m. Saturday after the Jan. 28 crash in the 3600 block of West 26th Street,...

    South Holland man dies after crash on I-80/94

    South Holland man dies after crash on I-80/94
    A south suburban man died in an overnight traffic accident on Interstate 80/94 in northwest Indiana, officials said. According to an emailed press release from Indiana State Police District 13 in Lowell, David Pettiford, 33, of South Holland, was...

    Bondi, lawmakers want to crack down on hit-and-run drivers

    Bondi, lawmakers want to crack down on hit-and-run drivers
    TALLAHASSEE -- Attorney General Pam Bondi and lawmakers are pushing to crack down on the incentive drunk-drivers have to flee accident scenes when they hit someone. Florida law currently allows for shorter sentences for leaving the scene of an...