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  • Flight 19: Has mystery of Lost Patrol been solved?

    Flight 19: Has mystery of Lost Patrol been solved?
    When five Navy torpedo bombers took off from Fort Lauderdale in December 1945 and failed to return, they created one of the greatest aviation mysteries of all time and popularized the myth of the Bermuda Triangle. Now two aviation sleuths, who have...
  • Seven years for Aurora motorist in fatal hit and run

    An Aurora man who fled the scene of a 2010 DUI crash that killed a Cicero woman and seriously injured her companion was sentenced to seven years in prison Wednesday, Kane County prosecutors said. Lee R. Patterson III, 33, of the 1000 block of Assell...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Aurora teen gets probation, community service in crash that killed friend

    Aurora teen gets probation, community service in crash that killed friend
    A DuPage County judge Wednesday urged a teen to complete probation and community service to commemorate a friend who was killed while a passenger in the teen's car during a high-speed joy-riding crash in Aurora. Judge Brian Diamond's advice came at...
  • Aurora man killed in Oswego crash

    Aurora man killed in Oswego crash
    An Aurora man was killed Friday night in a two-vehicle crash in Oswego, police said today. The crash happened at 6:37 p.m. on Route 30, east of Fifth Street, Oswego police said in a statement. One vehicle was traveling eastbound on Route 30 when it...
  • Hurricane satellites help save South Florida boaters

    Hurricane satellites help save South Florida boaters
    They're sort of like guardian angels — 22,000 miles above the Earth. The same weather satellites that track hurricanes also helped rescue more than 20 people on sinking or disabled boats in the vicinity of South Florida last year, according to a...
  • Barrington motorcycle crash kills west suburban man

    Barrington motorcycle crash kills west suburban man
    A 19-year-old man died after the motorcycle he was riding crashed this afternoon in northwest suburban Barrington, authorities said. Joseph Masino, of the 9200 block of Primrose Court, was pronounced dead at 3:39 p.m. at Advocate Lutheran General...
  • Police identify victim in Delray crash and shooting

    – A 23-year-old man is dead after a wild shooting and car crash in downtown Delray Beach. The investigation shut down Atlantic Avenue Thursday night and police were still working the scene Friday. It happened at Atlantic and Eighth Avenue West...
  • Clint Moore Road reopened after fatal crash in Boca

    Clint Moore Road reopened after fatal crash in Boca
    — All lanes of Clint Moore Road near the site of a crash have reopened, according to Boca Raton police. Police spokeswoman Sandra Boonenberg said officers responded to the crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car just after 6 a.m. Monday....
  • 2-car crash leaves Elgin police officer hospitalized

    2-car crash leaves Elgin police officer hospitalized
    An Elgin police officer was injured overnight in a traffic crash in the northwest suburb, police said. The two-car crash occurred at the intersection of Dundee Avenue and River Bluff Road sometime about midnight, Elgin Police Departent Cmdr. Dan O'...