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  • Michael Schumacher sued in Spain for motorcycle accident prior to coma

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Celebrities Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher has been in a French hospital since a December 29 accident left him in a coma. Now, the German driver is being investigated for another accident,...
  • Hundreds fill cathedral for LAPD motorcycle officer's funeral

    Hundreds fill cathedral for LAPD motorcycle officer's funeral
    The cathedral was full — the choir seats filled by uniformed police officers — but it was silent as the microphone was lowered for the little boy. Ten-year-old Jonathan Navarro looked out at the hundreds of officers seated before him to...
  • Francisco out of running at first base; Reynolds and Overbay likely to make team

    PHOENIX There was no official announcement Saturday by the Milwaukee Brewers but Juan Francisco is out of the picture in the battle at first base. Francisco's locker was packed up and he was gone from camp, apparently waiting to see if he'll clear...
  • Green pickup truck fails to stop after Upper Macungie crash, police say

    Upper Macungie Township police are looking for a metallic green pickup truck that collided with a van Monday afternoon and fled. The pickup and van crashed about 3:30 p.m. on Long Lane, east of Tillage Road in the township, Patrolman Adam Woodruff said....
  • Pedestrian can't move after she's hit by car in Freemansburg

    A pedestrian was hit by a car Monday night on Main Street in Freemansburg, according to police radio reports. A female was reported conscious and alert but unable to move after the 9:35 p.m. accident near the Willow Grove Hotel at 655 Main St. The car...
  • Ohio man must pay $489,000 for fake distress report: court

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio man whose hoax distress call triggered a massive U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue mission on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution, a U.S. appeals court said Tuesday. Danik Kumar, a licensed pilot, told authorities in...
  • CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents

    CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents
    The CTA is hoping that a new deterrent will hit home with graffiti taggers who are thinking about leaving their mark on transit property. The agency is taking vandalism and graffiti defendants — or in the case of minors, their parents or legal...
  • Man accused of DUI, hit and run, crashing cop car near Fort Lauderdale

    Man accused of DUI, hit and run, crashing cop car near Fort Lauderdale
    A 31-year-old man with a history of traffic charges is accused in a DUI hit and run involving a Fort Lauderdale police officer, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Celissa Philippe, of Fort Lauderdale, is accused of running a stop sign in a green Ford...
  • UFC's Jon Jones ready to return to dominant ways

    Jon Jones isn’t in the business of keeping everyone happy anymore. The personable Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion was subjected to criticism from those who believed he didn’t deserve the unanimous-decision victory...
  • Heightened Security, Unity And Pride At Boston Marathon

    Heightened Security, Unity And Pride At Boston Marathon
    BOSTON – There were police checkpoints, bag checks and a huge security presence Monday at the 118th Boston Marathon. But there was also a sense of joy, of celebration, a happiness to be outdoors on a beautiful spring day, and a general feeling...
  • In 911 call, victim describes hit-and-run that led to deputy's arrest: 'He's taking off'

    In 911 call, victim describes hit-and-run that led to deputy's arrest: 'He's taking off'
    As Elizabeth Bouton and Francis Michaux IV pursued the black Cadillac that rear-ended them on March 7 near Oviedo, a 911 dispatcher warned them the man behind the wheel could be dangerous. "You don't need to keep following him," the dispatcher said,...