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  • Say prayers before climbing aboard Broward bus

    Say prayers before climbing aboard Broward bus
    After you read this, you may not want to climb aboard a Broward public bus again. Or at least not before you say your prayers. It appears Broward is pretty lax when it come to allowing bad bus drivers keep their jobs. Check out Sun Sentinel reporter...
  • Traffic: I-4, I-95 traffic slow after crashes

    Traffic: I-4, I-95 traffic slow after crashes
    Sorry, commuters. Central Florida highways are a mess this morning. A crash in Orange County on westbound Interstate 4 at Exit 82B (Anderson Avenue) is slowing traffic past Princeton Street. Two left lanes are blocked. Meanwhile, a crash is blocking...
  • Eleven injured in head-on crash on Route 309

    Eleven injured in head-on crash on Route 309
    Eleven people were taken to hospitals Saturday afternoon after a sport utility vehicle collided with a passenger van on Route 309 in Rush Township, police said. Jarih Martinez Fermin, 23, of Summit Hill was driving south on Route 309 when his SUV crossed...
  • Bicyclist killed in Boynton Beach crash was 58-year-old man

    Bicyclist killed in Boynton Beach crash was 58-year-old man
    A bicyclist struck and killed by a car in Boynton Beach was a 58-year-old man, police said Saturday. William Fred Tebbetts, who police say was homeless, died after pedaling into the path of a silver 2013 Ford Taurus while crossing Knuth Road from...
  • Man who crashed into school while fleeing police sent to prison

    Man who crashed into school while fleeing police sent to prison
    A man who authorities said crashed his car into a school in Hoffman Estates while fleeing police last fall was sentenced Friday to a year in prison for drunken driving. Jonathan Hernandez, 23, of Streamwood, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated DUI and...
  • Motorcycle crash victim meets donors whose blood saved him

    Motorcycle crash victim meets donors whose blood saved him
    Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters Friday, people he had never met but knew had saved his life. The group's members, ranging in age from 20s to 70s, were among nearly 200 people whose...
  • Former Marine gets 11 years in prison for DUI crash that killed three

    Former Marine gets 11 years in prison for DUI crash that killed three
    A former Marine was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday after being convicted of killing three friends in a drunk-driving accident. The three victims were fellow Marines stationed at Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton. Jared Ray Hale, 28, was...
  • O.C. school bus driver charged in crash that injured 11

    O.C. school bus driver charged in crash that injured 11
    A former Orange County bus driver who crashed a bus and injured several students when he passed out behind the wheel, could face 19 years in prison, prosecutors announced Friday. Gerald Douglas Rupple, 25, of Ajo, Ariz., was driving a school bus for the...
  • Bishop charged with manslaughter in death of cyclist Thomas Palermo

    Bishop charged with manslaughter in death of cyclist Thomas Palermo
    A high-ranking leader in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland was charged Friday with manslaughter for allegedly driving drunk and sending text messages when she struck and killed cyclist Thomas Palermo last month. Bishop Suffragan Heather Elizabeth Cook,...
  • Semis jackknife on icy road, causing chain reaction involving at least 10 cars

    Semis jackknife on icy road, causing chain reaction involving at least 10 cars
    Two semis jackknifed on a glazed stretch of I-90 near Huntley Friday morning, causing a chain-reaction accident involving at least 10 cars, state police said. No serious injuries were reported in the accident, which occurred around 7:50 a.m. in the...
  • Police: Man charged with drunken driving in Palmer Township crash

    Palmer Township police said a man was driving drunk when he crashed his vehicle into two homes, three parked vehicles and several trees last month. Police said Kenneth Morales, 31, had had a 15-year-old girl in the car and was speeding when he crashed in...