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  • Pilot tried to return to runway in Wellington crash

    Pilot tried to return to runway in Wellington crash
    The pilot of a homebuilt aircraft apparently lost power and tried to return to the runway, only to crash into a pond at the Wellington Aero Club last week, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday. Just before the...
  • Suspect in deadly wrong-way Sawgrass crash makes court appearance

    Suspect in deadly wrong-way Sawgrass crash makes court appearance
    A woman accused of driving while drunk and without a license and killing two women in a wrong-way crash watched from jail Tuesday as the victims' siblings talked about their losses. Kayla Maria Mendoza, 21, was given a $600,000 bond during her first...
  • Hollywood approves police memorial to fallen officers

    Hollywood approves police memorial to fallen officers
    Six police officers have been killed in the line of duty since 1926 while patrolling Hollywood. A permanent memorial will be in place by May to honor and remember the fallen officers, city leaders agreed Wednesday. The $75,000 memorial —...
  • 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...
  • Las Olas goes flashy for traffic safety

    Las Olas goes flashy for traffic safety
    Leave it to trendy Las Olas Boulevard to be the site of a traffic-safety innovation that promises to save lives of pedestrians and alter the way South Florida's motorists drive on downtown streets. Fort Lauderdale officials announced its new LED...
  • Former 'Cane Jojo Nicolas injured in wreck on Miami Beach

    Former 'Cane Jojo Nicolas injured in wreck on Miami Beach
    Former UM football player Jojo Nicolas was involved in an early morning crash in Miami Beach, and remained in critical condition Tuesday afternoon, according to police. Traffic was snarled near Miami Beach and westbound lanes of the MacArthur Causeway...
  • 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...
  • Man charged in MacArthur Road crash that killed three

    Eight months after a fiery Whitehall Township crash that killed three people, police on Monday charged a Slatington man in their deaths while his attorney claimed the accident happened because his client suffered a seizure. John Edward Mayer, 32, of the...
  • Fresno carjacking, shooting spree leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

    A suspect who shot at and carjacked multiple vehicles Thursday night in Fresno, killing one driver, collapsed and died after crashing an SUV he stole into a ditch, police said. The deadly carjacking and shooting spree unfolded about 5:45 p.m. when two...
  • Guilty verdict in Mya Lyons case gives mother relief--and pain

    Guilty verdict in Mya Lyons case gives mother relief--and pain
    When a Cook County jury took a little less than two hours Friday to convict Mya Lyons’ father of the brutal 2008 murder of his daughter, it brought her mother relief -- and a special kind of pain because she knew Mya had loved her father. “...
  • Crash shears utility pole on Laguna Canyon Road

    No one was injured when a car struck and sheared a utility pole along Laguna Canyon Road early Thursday morning, Laguna Beach police said. A 25-year-old Laguna Beach resident was headed home about 3:30 a.m. when he fell asleep and his 2006 Pontiac...