| May 12, 2014
| 12:40 PM
A 79-year-old woman died after a car she was in hit a tree in Oak Park Sunday morning, authorities said.
The woman, identifed as Ethel Baskins, of the 900 block of West 51st Street in Chicago, was pronounced dead at 8:44 a.m. at Loyola University...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:36 AM
An 80-year-old shopper at a CVS in Winter Haven avoided being seriously hurt after a car came crashing through the store Wednesday.
According to the Lakeland Ledger, Adrienne Watkins, 80, was shopping Wednesday afternoon when a 2008 Chevrolet Impala...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
A Florida woman was naked from the waist down sitting on her husband's lap when he crashed their car into a canal, according to the Sun-Sentinel.
The crash that killed Amanda Notebaert happened in March in Loxahatchee. The couple, both naked from the...
| May 3, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Chicago's fastest, rudest bicyclists were called "scorchers." They hunched over their handlebars as they raced in the streets.
They were "selfish, reckless, impudent transgressors of the law and trespassers upon the rights of others," the Tribune...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:34 AM
The Laguna Beach City Council directed city staff on Tuesday to look into the possibility of a short-term moratorium on development in Laguna Canyon.
The council had been listening in recent sessions to residents' concerns about proposed and approved...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Buffalo Grove police have identified five intersections most prone to car crashes in the village.
Lake Cook Road at McHenry, Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove roads ranked in the top three. The intersections of Buffalo Grove and Aptakisic roads and...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Two things you’d probably not expect to ever collide did on Saturday: A plane and a lawn mower, charlotteobserver.com reports.
A plane landing at the Taylorsville Airport Saturday morning hit and seriously injured a man who was mowing the grass...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Memo: When a police officer pulls you over and asks to see your drivers license, don’t hand over a beer instead. It's not likely to help your case.
That’s what police say happened early Saturday in Dunwoody, Ga., reports ajc.com. Police said...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 11:44 AM
A New York state woman faces more than 30 years in prison if she is convicted of charges in the deaths of two Bard College students, including a teen from Winnetka, after being indicted by a grand jury of 17 charges, according to a published report. Carol...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:52 AM
A team of the Florida National Guard will be embedded with the Florida Power & Light emergency teams to train for a coordinated response to hurricanes.
Juno Beach-based FPL announced a new partnership with the National Guard on Friday, including the...