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Accidental Death

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  • Fatal crash on icy I-55 Frontage Road near Joliet

    Fatal crash on icy I-55 Frontage Road near Joliet
    Icy road conditions were a factor in a fatal car crash Saturday morning that claimed the life of a 50-year-old Joliet woman, authorities said. The chain-reaction crash took place about 10:30 a.m. along Interstate 55 West Frontage Road, between Oak...
  • Man killed in Coast Highway crash is identified

    Man killed in Coast Highway crash is identified
    A man killed in a midday crash Sunday that closed North Coast Highway in Laguna Beach for hours has been identified as 29-year-old Erik Valencia. Valencia, of Irvine, was “a passenger in an out-of-control auto versus truck traffic accident,”...
  • BART officer killed by partner in apparent accidental shooting

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was shot and killed by a partner Tuesday in an apparent accident while conducting a probation search at a Dublin apartment complex, authorities said. In a brief statement, a somber BART...
  • 1 killed, 5 injured in PCH crash in Laguna Beach

    1 killed, 5 injured in PCH crash in Laguna Beach
    One person was killed and five others injured in a midday crash Sunday that closed Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach for hours, police said. Police and firefighters responded to reports of a head-on collision at 1:34 p.m. involving five vehicles...
  • Omaha fire chief: Fatalities at animal feed plant accident

    A fire and structural collapse at an animal feed processing plant killed some people and injured at least 10 workers, four critically, the Omaha fire chief said Monday.  Officials had said earlier that the fire at the International Nutrition plant may...
  • Man pleads not guilty in Lodi crash that killed 5 family members

    Man pleads not guilty in Lodi crash that killed 5 family members
    A man allegedly responsible for a six-car crash in Lodi last fall that killed five members of a family has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence and a slew of other criminal offenses. Ryan Christopher Morales, 28, of Lodi also pleaded not...
  • Authorities ID 2 killed in Norwood Park crash

    Authorities ID 2 killed in Norwood Park crash
    Two men who died in a rollover crash in the Norwood Park East neighborhood overnight have been identified. Authorities this afternoon identified the dead as 39-year-old Refugio Gomez, of Lyons, and 28-year-old Dionte Coleman, of the 1800 block of...
  • New York train that derailed was going 82 mph into a 30-mph curve

    New York train that derailed was going 82 mph into a 30-mph curve
    NEW YORK -- A passenger train that derailed in New York City, killing four people, was traveling 82 mph as it entered a curve where the speed limit is 30 mph, and the brakes were not fully applied until seconds before the cars came to a stop off the...
  • Stolen credit card helps U.S. marshals nab suspect in deadly carjacking spree

    Stolen credit card helps U.S. marshals nab suspect in deadly carjacking spree
    The use of a stolen credit card in Milwaukee helped U.S. marshals nab a north suburban man who police say went on a weekend carjacking spree in Chicago and caused a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy.  Rockie Douglas, 34, was waiting for food at a...
  • The road back from a wrongful conviction

    The road back from a wrongful conviction
    As she marks her 32nd birthday Sunday, Nicole Harris is navigating job interviews and graduate school applications. She's discovering just how delicate the relationship between a mother and her teenage son can be. She is constantly on the hunt for a...
  • 1 dead, 3 injured in crash on Dan Ryan Expressway

    1 dead, 3 injured in crash on Dan Ryan Expressway
    A woman was killed and three peopole were injured in a crash near 85th Street on the Dan Ryan Expressway as at least four other accidents slowed South Side traffic during the morning commute, authorities said.  One of the injured was a child, who was...