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  • Traffic: School bus hit by pickup, two hurt

    Traffic: School bus hit by pickup, two hurt
    Two people were injured after a pick-up truck crashed into a school bus in the Christmas area on Wednesday morning, according to the Orange County Fire Rescue. The crash occurred at State Road 520 and Maxim Parkway just before 8:20 a.m. A driver and one...
  • Two hospitalized after Lemont car crash

    Two hospitalized after Lemont car crash
    A man and a woman were hospitalized following a car crash in suburban Lemont, authorities said. About 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, emergency crews were called to the 500 block of State Street in Lemont, near State and Division streets, said Lemont Fire Protection...
  • Car hit by Metra train after sliding under crossing gates

    Car hit by Metra train after sliding under crossing gates
    A woman was injured when her car skidded under crossing gates and into the path of an express train Tuesday morning on Metra's Milwaukee District West line. The car was thrown about 20 feet and came to rest against a metal shed, according to Itasca Fire...
  • Teens in fatal crash were on secret road trip to help friend, mom says

    Teens in fatal crash were on secret road trip to help friend, mom says
    After Coral Springs High School bandmates Steven Hoyos and Steven Komec decided to make a weekend road trip to Illinois to pick up a troubled friend, they knew their parents would not approve. So they made up a story. "They said they were going to the...
  • Wife dead, husband critical after 3-vehicle crash

    Wife dead, husband critical after 3-vehicle crash
    A woman is dead and her husband is in critical condition after a three-vehicle crash Wednesday in Polk County, officials said. Charles Crosby, 76, of Illinois was driving a Dodge Caravan around 5:45 p.m. when the crash happened after he attempted to...
  • Avon Fire Department Announces Citizens Fire Academy

    Avon Fire Department Announces Citizens Fire Academy
    AVON — The Avon Volunteer Fire Department has announced that it is taking applications from residents who are interested in participating in its annual citizens fire academy. The fire academy is an eight-week course that is aimed at giving...
  • Police: Passenger killed after car strikes tree in Bucks County

    Police: Passenger killed after car strikes tree in Bucks County
    An 18-year-old man lost control of his car Monday night while crossing an ice-covered bridge in Bucks County, striking a tree and killing his passenger, state police at Dublin said. Kiana Alvarenga, 19, of Quakertown, was pronounced dead at the scene of...
  • Study: Half of Young Driver Fatalities Were in Vehicles at Least 11 Years Old

     
    A new study has some startling statistics for parents of teen drivers. Forty-eight percent of drivers ages 15 to 17 who died in car crashes from 2008 to 2012 had cars that were at least 11 years old, and nearly......
  • 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...
  • Traffic: Crash reported on I-95 north of White Marsh exit

    Traffic: Crash reported on I-95 north of White Marsh exit
    Several crashes have been reported on Interstate 95 Friday morning. In Baltimore County, on I-95 north, past exit 67 for White Marsh Boulevard a crash was reported shortly after 7:30 a.m. In Harford County, on I-95 south, one crash was reported at exit...
  • Fatal single-vehicle car crash in Anne Arundel County

     Fatal single-vehicle car crash in Anne Arundel County
    Police in Anne Arundel County identified the driver in a fatal, single-vehicle auto accident Thursday night. Police said Rupert Tawan Nick, 33, of Columbia Beach Road in Shady Side, was declared dead after his 2004 white Ford Crown Victoria veered off...