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  • $2.6M awarded amid dispute in beach driving

    $2.6M awarded amid dispute in beach driving
    DAYTONA BEACH — For decades, the hard-packed sand of Volusia County beaches has welcomed swimmers and drivers alike. Tourists like Susan Barbera of Maryland, for instance, regularly visit Daytona Beach, quietly sharing the coast with motorists...
  • One person killed in three-vehicle crash on 405 Freeway in Torrance

    One person killed in three-vehicle crash on 405 Freeway in Torrance
    A three-vehicle collision left one man dead and closed four lanes of traffic on the northbound 405 Freeway out of Torrance early Friday, snarling the morning commute, authorities said. The accident occurred about 5:15 a.m. just north of Artesia...
  • Skateboarder injured in Pines crash

    A skateboarder was injured in a collision with a car in Pembroke Pines, city officials said. The board rider, 17, was in a crosswalk when he crashed with a Cadillac at the intersection of 72nd Avenue and Pines Boulevard at about 2:53 p.m. Wednesday,...
  • Davie man killed after motorcycle crashes into van in Pompano Beach

    Davie man killed after motorcycle crashes into van in Pompano Beach
    A Davie man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a van in Pompano Beach. The Broward Sheriff's Office has identified the motorcyclist as 21-year-old Cody Hartwell. Hartwell was driving his Suzuki motorcycle west on Sample Road when he collided...
  • Talk about the 'sleeper' issue of our time!

    This month has brought ample evidence of the power of sleep to affect us in both positive and negative ways, and demonstrated why we need to start treating sleep as the vital health, safety and social issue that it is. I've been evangelizing about the...
  • 2 rush-hour crashes on I-78, Allentown, injure motorcyclist, car driver

    Two Interstate 78 accidents within a half-hour of each other during the Thursday evening rush hour near the Allentown border injured a motorcyclist and a car driver, according to police radio reports. The motorcyclist was injured in the first accident,...
  • Man Killed In New Milford Motorcycle Crash

    NEW MILFORD — A man was killed in a motorcylce accident involving a van on Still River Drive Thursday afternoon, police said. Alexander Hamilton, 66, of New Milford taken by LifeStar Helicopter to the Danbury Hospital, but died from his injuries,...
  • Police to conduct DUI checkpoint this weekend

    Police will conduct a DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed location this weekend in Glendale. The sobriety checkpoint will take place between 6 p.m. on Saturday and 6 a.m. on Sunday at a local intersection, said Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot....
  • Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash driving 20 mph over limit: NTSB

    Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash driving 20 mph over limit: NTSB
    The truck driver accused of causing a fatal car crash on a New Jersey highway that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan was driving 65 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone, federal investigators said on Thursday. Data recovered from the truck driven by...
  • Husband of Chicago bicyclist fatally struck files lawsuit

    Husband of Chicago bicyclist fatally struck files lawsuit
    The husband of a bicyclist killed in a hit-and-run collision on the South Side last month is suing the driver charged with driving the van that killed the man's wife. Su Ai Xie died May 29 just minutes after a vehicle hit her in the Bridgeport...
  • Man accused of vehicular homicide in Rt. 100 crash that killed motorcyclist

    A Mertztown man was charged Thursday with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence of drugs after his car collided with a motorcyclist last month in upper Montgomery County. Dante T. Rau, 27, was northbound on Route 100 in Douglass...