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  • FHP identifies victim of BeachLine crash

    FHP identifies victim of BeachLine crash
    The Florida Highway Patrol has identified a woman who was killed Saturday in a crash on the BeachLine Expressway. Tracy Harman, 27, of Oviedo died when the car she was riding in struck a pole and split in half, FHP said. The crash happened at about 6:45...
  • Car 'splits in half' after crashing into pole on Beachline

    Car 'splits in half' after crashing into pole on Beachline
    A 28-year-old Oviedo woman died after the car she was riding in "split in half" after striking a pole, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. It happened around 6:45 p.m. on the Beachline, State Road 528, at mile marker 24. Michael Sparks, 28, of...
  • EASTCONN Van Crashes In Willimantic, At Least Two Injured

    WILLIMANTIC — At least two people were injured when a school van hit a pole on Quarry Street Wednesday morning,  fire officials said. The utility pole and wires are down and the street is closed, they said. The crash involved an EASTCONN van,...
  • Officials: Car hits SunRail in Sanford, driver injured

    Officials: Car hits SunRail in Sanford, driver injured
    A car hit a northbound SunRail train near Sanford around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, officials said. The car's 19-year-old driver was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, Sanford police said. None of the SunRail crew...
  • Driver Seriously Injured In Early-Morning Crash In Newington

    NEWINGTON  — A driver was seriously injured in a one-car crash on Route 173, or Willard Avenue, early Thursday, police said. A section of the street between Francis and Stoddard avenues is closed. According to police, the crash happened about 4:...
  • 3 dead, 2 injured after truck rolls over in Santa Clarita

    3 dead, 2 injured after truck rolls over in Santa Clarita
    Three people were killed and two others injured after the truck they were in rolled over Thursday night and tumbled down an embankment near Sierra Highway in Santa Clarita, authorities said. The group was traveling up Rush Canyon Truck Trail, less...
  • GM to offer connected car, automated driving technology in 2016

    GM to offer connected car, automated driving technology in 2016
    General Motors Co will introduce in two years its first car that can communicate with other vehicles to help avoid accidents and ease traffic congestion, Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Sunday. In the same time frame, GM also will introduce more...
  • Downers Grove to pay $485,000 in police car crash

    Downers Grove to pay $485,000 in police car crash
    Downers Grove will pay $485,000 to a man injured in a car crash with a police squad car, the second such settlement in this case. Village council members approved the payment to William Keim, one of two people hurt when a police car crashed into their...
  • Driver charged with hitting state trooper pleaded guilty to DUI days earlier

    Driver charged with hitting state trooper pleaded guilty to DUI days earlier
    A Mount Prospect woman who authorities say drunkenly struck a state trooper on I-294 had pleaded guilty to an aggravated DUI charge just days before and had been sentenced to probation, according to Cook County court records. Leslie W. Thurow, 59, was...
  • Despite tougher Pa. DUI laws, many repeat offenders stay on the road

    Joseph Lawless was slumped over the wheel of his black Mercedes SUV when the Radnor patrolman rapped hard on the window. It was 12:47 on a steaming Friday afternoon in July 2011. Eleven minutes before, the Villanova lawyer had bought a bottle of...
  • Democrat Mark Pryor struggles to hold Senate seat in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Jay Gadberry has always voted for Sen. Mark Pryor, a Democrat, despite his own moderately conservative leanings. After all, the two attended college together. Pryor even flew back to Arkansas when Gadberry's oldest daughter was killed...