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  • Prison bus, freight train collide in Texas, killing at least 10

    Prison bus, freight train collide in Texas, killing at least 10
    At least 10 people were killed and five were injured Wednesday when a prison bus skidded off an icy overpass in West Texas and collided with a passing train, officials said. Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson said the bus careened off an Interstate...
  • Correction Officer Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

    Correction Officer Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash
    BRIDGEPORT — A state correction officer was charged Wednesday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash last month on Boston Avenue. Patricia Daniels, 46, of Palisade Avenue in Bridgeport, was taken into custody on an arrest warrant charging...
  • Episcopal church to review how bishop now in jail was elected

    Episcopal church to review how bishop now in jail was elected
    National Episcopal officials will reassess the process by which the church elected a bishop now accused in the hit-and-run death of a prominent local bicyclist, the head of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland wrote in a letter to members Tuesday. "A...
  • Car runs into mule on PCH in Malibu; 'Red' is euthanized

    Car runs into mule on PCH in Malibu; 'Red' is euthanized
    "Red" the mule was hit by a car Monday morning on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. She was injured in the crash and within hours was euthanized by a local veterinarian. The car hit the mule around 6:45 a.m. in the eastbound outer lane of Pacific Coast...
  • Coroner: Round Lake Beach teen was 3 times over limit in fatal crash

    Coroner: Round Lake Beach teen was 3 times over limit in fatal crash
    A Round Lake Beach 18-year-old who died in a single car accident New Year’s Day had three times the legal limit of alcohol in his system, according to the Lake County coroner’s office. Jesus Lopez was the only person in the vehicle, which...
  • Worker killed in Ohio interstate collapse identified

    Worker killed in Ohio interstate collapse identified
    A worker killed when an overpass collapsed onto Interstate 75 in Cincinnati has been identified. A Hamilton County coroner's spokesman says the worker was 35-year-old Brandon William Carl, of Augusta, Kentucky. The spokesman, Terry Daly, says the...
  • Man ordered to trial in fatal Route 22 wreck

    Three months after having homicide by vehicle and related charges dismissed at his preliminary hearing, a 41-year-old man was ordered to face trial in Lehigh County Court on those charges. Brian J. Creazzo was allegedly high on methadone and opiates on...
  • Drug dealer who crashed into cops at Allentown 'miracle' gala sentenced

    Drug dealer who crashed into cops at Allentown 'miracle' gala sentenced
    An Allentown bicycle cop who was hit by a fleeing drug dealer's car at last year's "The Miracle that is Allentown" gala told a Lehigh County judge Tuesday that he felt lucky he was not more seriously injured. The worst part about the ordeal, officer...
  • Latest SunRail crash is 5th since train started in May

    Latest SunRail crash is 5th since train started in May
    By now, the story is familiar: The driver was trying to get across the tracks before the SunRail commuter train rolled by. On Monday evening, a minivan was struck by a SunRail locomotive heading north after leaving the downtown Orlando Lynx station just...
  • Homer man charged with DUI in Orland crash that injured Tinley woman

    Homer man charged with DUI in Orland crash that injured Tinley woman
    A Homer Glen man who police said had been drinking before he ran a red light early Sunday in Orland Park and caused a crash that critically injured a woman has been charged with aggravated DUI. David L. McFadden, Jr., 21, of the 15500 block of Mallard...
  • Person arrested for West Palm Beach hit-and-run involving moped

    Person arrested for West Palm Beach hit-and-run involving moped
    The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrested a person in connection to a hit-and-run accident involving a moped. Deputies said the driver of the moped was hit by a truck at about 1 p.m. Tuesday at Southern Boulevard and Jog Road and the driver of the...