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Transportation Disasters

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  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk: • Someone in a ski mask shot up an "impromptu memorial" Monday afternoon near the site of an earlier gang killing, police said, wounding two young men in the Humboldt Park...
  • Marshals corner carjacking suspect in McDonald's drive-thru

    Marshals corner carjacking suspect in McDonald's drive-thru
    A suspect in a string of weekend carjackings, including one that ended in a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy, was arrested this morning after U.S. marshals in SUVs pinned him in at a McDonald's drive-thru in Milwaukee, authorities said. Rockie...
  • Man charged in Rogers Park hit-and-run that injured 3

    Man charged in Rogers Park hit-and-run that injured 3
    A 28-year-old man and his parents remained hospitalized Wednesday after they were seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident in the West Rogers Park neighborhood last weekend. The driver, 46-year-old Reth Yiv, later turned himself in to police and...
  • 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...
  • Two killed in high-speed car crash in Coral Springs

    Two killed in high-speed car crash in Coral Springs
    Two young men were killed early on Christmas after their car slammed into a tree at high speed on Lakeview Drive in Coral Springs. Police identified the driver as Jonathan JosephLawrence Clarke, 22, of Coral Springs, and the passenger as Travis Mark...
  • Early morning high-speed chase ends in freeway crash

    Two burglars wound up in the hospital Wednesday morning after allegedly breaking into a car in Burbank and initiating a high-speed chase that ended with the stolen vehicle crashing on a freeway off-ramp. The Burbank Police Department responded to a...
  • Man injured, arrested in suspected DUI crash

    A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence after crashing into a parked car in Huntington Beach, according to a statement from police. The 56-year-old man was reportedly driving his silver 2012 Nissan Cube hatchback westbound...
  • Terps will face a potent offense and a fervent fan base in Military Bowl game against Marshall

    Terps will face a potent offense and a fervent fan base in Military Bowl game against Marshall
    WASHINGTON — Shouts of "We are Marshall!" rang out in the lobby of the team's downtown Washington hotel, where exuberant, green-clad fans of the Thundering Herd had gathered on the eve of Friday's Military Bowl matchup against Maryland in Annapolis....
  • The top 10 stories in Laguna Beach for 2013

    The top 10 stories in Laguna Beach for 2013
    Laguna Beach had its share of tragedies and challenges in 2013, from the death of police officer Jon Coutchie in September to Mayor Kelly Boyd announcing in February that he has cancer. Two men driving to work were killed when another car hit them head-...
  • Grandson of Bobby Bowden one of two men killed in car accident

    Harrowing details are emerging Thursday afternoon in a single-car crash that killed the grandson of former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden. A second man died and a third had to wait several hours to be rescued from a car mostly submerged in...
  • A Year For Rebuilding State's Infrastructure

    A Year For Rebuilding State's Infrastructure
    First, the good news. People here are taking trains. Both Amtrak (31.6 million passengers) and Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Division (38.8 million riders) set new records in their latest reporting periods. Now the bad news. Four people were killed...