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  • Train hits car stuck on tracks in Oakland Park

    For the second time in as many days a car crash has stopped a train in its tracks, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. The collision happened around 4:25 p.m. Wednesday at Northeast 38th Street and N. Dixie Highway, investigators said. The...
  • Driver dies after truck crashes into building at North Perry Airport

    A man was killed when his pickup truck ran off the road and crashed into a building at North Perry Airport on Wednesday, Pembroke Pines Police said. The crash happened about 3 p.m. at 7491 Pembroke Road. The man was driving west in his red Ford truck...
  • Police identify victim in Delray crash and shooting

    – A 23-year-old man is dead after a wild shooting and car crash in downtown Delray Beach. The investigation shut down Atlantic Avenue Thursday night and police were still working the scene Friday. It happened at Atlantic and Eighth Avenue West...
  • Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency

    These days, his Western business suits and ties have given way to Afghan turbans and tunics. Instead of anthropology students and fellow faculty members at the Johns Hopkins University, tribal elders and international aid officials are more likely to seek...
  • Also on the Ron George resume: soap opera roles

    Also on the Ron George resume: soap opera roles
    Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ron George usually keeps quiet about the flashiest part of his biography. But as he fielded a question about film tax credits at a candidates forum last week, George let slip that he had a brief and unglamorous career as...
  • Woman killed in crash outside Buena Park restaurant is identified

    Woman killed in crash outside Buena Park restaurant is identified
    Orange County coroner's officials on Saturday released the name of a woman who was killed when a car plowed into a group of people outside a Buena Park restaurant Friday night. Marisa Malin, 73, of Cerritos, was sitting on a bench outside Farrell’...
  • Man dies after being struck by hit-and-run vehicle in Austin

    Man dies after being struck by hit-and-run vehicle in Austin
    A 20-year-old man died of injuries he suffered after being hit by an SUV that fled the scene while he was crossing a West Side street, officials said. Artez McBride, of the 0 to 100 block of North Long Avenue, was pronounced dead at 2:23 a.m. at...
  • Afghanistan helicopter crash kills 5 NATO troops

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Five NATO troops died Saturday in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan in the deadliest incident so far this year for the international forces, officials said. The U.S.-led NATO coalition said it was investigating the...
  • Friends, family say goodbye to bus crash victim Adrian Castro

    Friends, family say goodbye to bus crash victim Adrian Castro
    After the vigil, the remembrances, the tales of heroism recounted, what remains is the sorrow. On a blustery, bright morning in El Monte, the friends and family of Adrian Castro came together at the Church of the Nativity to say goodbye to the 19-year-...
  • Cyclist who lost part of leg highlights hit-and-runs with bike ride

    Cyclist who lost part of leg highlights hit-and-runs with bike ride
    A cyclist whose right leg was partially amputated after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver near Griffith Park last year said he has a new mission in life. Damian Kevitt was left wounded, but he remains resilient as he works to shed light on a...
  • Truck crashes into brick wall, injuring Annapolis police officer

    Truck crashes into brick wall, injuring Annapolis police officer
    An Annapolis police officer was injured late Saturday after a truck crashed into a brick wall, sending debris onto the officer's parked car, Annapolis police said. About 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Owen Frank, 28, driving a Ford F150 truck lost control of his...