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  • Driver Dies In Crash At Lime Rock Park Historic Festival

    Driver Dies In Crash At Lime Rock Park Historic Festival
    LIME ROCK — A 73-year-old driver died when his vintage race car crashed during a race Saturday at the Lime Rock Park Historic Festival in Salisbury, state police said. Lee Duran, of Lyme, was driving his small, blue 1934 MG PA Special. During...
  • Motorcyclist killed in collision with bus near Hollywood Bowl

    Motorcyclist killed in collision with bus near Hollywood Bowl
    A motorcyclist died Saturday evening after colliding with a tour bus near the Hollywood Bowl, authorities said. The motorcyclist, who was not identified, may have been racing with other riders when he crashed into the bus at about 6 p.m. along...
  • Police officer injured in Wilton Manors crash

    Police officer injured in Wilton Manors crash
    A police officer and two other vehicles crashed while she was responding to a call of a fight in Wilton Manors early Saturday, authorities said. The officer suffered a minor injury to her wrist, according to Sgt. Christopher Chadwick. She was the only...
  • Police: Man killed in West Side hit-and-run

    Police: Man killed in West Side hit-and-run
    A 50-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle as he crossed a street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood early this morning, police said. The man was crossing the 3600 block of West Congress Parkway when a westbound light-colored...
  • Blotter: Caller fakes hostage situation, demands $3,000 in Morton Grove

    Blotter: Caller fakes hostage situation, demands $3,000 in Morton Grove
    The following items were taken from Morton Grove police reports: A resident in the 9000 block of Waukegan received a call stating his aunt had been involved in a traffic accident and was being held hostage until he paid for the damage and hospital...
  • Car rear-ends school bus in Plantation

    A car rear-ended a school bus transporting six Nova Elementary School students in Plantation on Friday. The bus was traveling east on West Sunrise Boulevard at Northwest 108th Avenue just after 4:30 p.m. when the car struck it from behind, Battalion...
  • Man convicted in '99 fatal DUI crash, gets 6 years in new DUI case

    Man convicted in '99 fatal DUI crash, gets 6 years in new DUI case
    Prior to being sentenced today to six years in prison for a more recent DUI conviction, Walter Depner said he will never forget Aug. 21, 1999, when he killed four members of a family while he was driving drunk. “I will never stop thinking about...
  • Pickup driver accused of hit-run in Hilltown collision that hurt 2

    An pickup truck driver was arrested Friday afternoon after he collided with a vehicle on Hilltown Pike in Hilltown Township and fled, police said. Timothy J. Murphy, 21, of Silverdale was charged with hit and run, and driving at an unsafe speed in the 1:...
  • Pickup truck collides with Lynx bus on Colonial Drive

    Pickup truck collides with Lynx bus on Colonial Drive
    An accident involving a Lynx bus and pickup truck on East Colonial Drive at the intersection of Mills Avenue blocked traffic earlier tonight. The collision happened around 8:30 p.m. "We just left Lynx station and we were at the red light, and boom,"...
  • Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR racing this weekend at Atlanta

    Tony Stewart will end three weeks of seclusion and return to NASCAR racing this weekend in Atlanta, his first public appearance since his car struck and killed a fellow driver at a dirt-track race Aug. 9, Stewart’s team said Thursday. Stewart will...
  • More than a dozen injured in bus crash at Chicago's O'Hare airport

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A shuttle bus crash on Friday at O'Hare International Airport injured at least 13 people, four of them seriously, Chicago fire officials said. The bus hit a concrete median at about 6:30 a.m. on a road leading to terminals at O'Hare,...