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  • 4 injured in Des Plaines car crash

    4 injured in Des Plaines car crash
    Four people were transported to area hospitals with minor injuries after a car crash this morning in Des Plaines, authorities said.   The collision involved a van and a car, and took place at about 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Wolf Road and Jarvis...
  • One child dead, 14 hurt as cops seek driver in hit-and-run day-care crash

    One child dead, 14 hurt as cops seek driver in hit-and-run day-care crash
    Joel Rosado sprinted to the scene as soon as he heard the screeches and saw a black Toyota Solara plow into the Goldenrod Road KinderCare, where a 4-year-old girl lay dying and 14 others were injured. "We could see the teachers were, like, panicking,"...
  • Sens. Warner and Kaine call for safer rail shipments for volatile crude oil

    Sens. Warner and Kaine call for safer rail shipments for volatile crude oil
    Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are calling for safer rail shipments of crude oil and better communication with first-responders after the train derailment in downtown Lynchburg that spilled 20,000 gallons of crude into the James River. In a letter...
  • Day-care crash suspect Robert Corchado arrested

    Day-care crash suspect Robert Corchado arrested
    Cindy Williams' comments were carried to a national audience. But it was clear that, first and foremost, they were intended for one man: Robert Corchado, the suspected hit-and-run driver in a crash that killed 4-year-old Lily Quintus and injured 14 others...
  • Day care hit-and-run defendant Robert Corchado planned to flee country, FHP testifies

    Day care hit-and-run defendant Robert Corchado planned to flee country, FHP testifies
    Despite testimony that authorities consider Robert Corchado a "severe threat" to flee the country, a judge on Monday declined to raise the bond of the man accused in the KinderCare crash that killed a 4-year-old girl last week. Orange County Senior...
  • Traffic: Collision on MD 3 North

    Traffic: Collision on MD 3 North
    A two-vehicle collision on MD 3 North at Interstate 97 in Millersville has closed the northbound left shoulder at 9:02 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on I-895 North in Baltimore City prior to the...
  • Protests erupt in Turkey as death toll at coal mine reaches 245

    As the death toll from one of Turkey’s worst mining disasters climbed to more than 200 on Wednesday, questions were being asked about why lawmakers rejected a parliamentary motion to investigate mine safety two weeks ago. At least 245 miners...
  • Traffic: Multi-vehicle crash on I-4 blocking traffic

    Traffic: Multi-vehicle crash on I-4 blocking traffic
    A multi-vehicle crash in Volusia County on eastbound Interstate 4 is blocking traffic right now. The crash is at Exit 129 (US-92) near Daytona Beach. Traffic is backed up to Mile Marker 128. The left lane is blocked. Check back regularly for traffic...
  • With region all aboard, SunRail arrives: Editorial

    This morning, the first wave of official passengers boards Central Florida's new commuter train line. Riders will notice brightly painted locomotives bearing a sunshiny logo that reads "SunRail." SunRail — short for the Little Engine That Could....
  • SunRail delayed after train hits landscape trailer in Longwood

    SunRail delayed after train hits landscape trailer in Longwood
    The SunRail commuter line hit a snag Wednesday when one of its trains hit a utility trailer near the Longwood station, causing delays for the new service. No one was hurt in the crash, which happened about 5:30 p.m., but there was a delay of nearly two...
  • Motorist in SunRail crash ticketed

    Motorist in SunRail crash ticketed
    A lawn care worker who caused SunRail's first crash last week received a ticket for trying to drive across railroad tracks without enough space for safe passage. A utility trailer towed behind Juan Martinez's pickup was hit by a SunRail train at about...