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  • Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him

    Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him
    DENVER (AP) — Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars with an SUV after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Police cited...
  • Deputy crashed into tree while responding to emergency call

    Deputy crashed into tree while responding to emergency call
    An Orange County deputy was rushed to the hospital after crashing into a tree near State Road 535 while responding to a call for backup Wednesday morning, officials said. The deputy, who was not named, is doing well, according to the sheriff's office....
  • Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei river after takeoff

    Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei river after takeoff
    A Taiwanese flight with 58 people turned on its side in midair, clipped an elevated roadway and careened into a river Wednesday shortly after takeoff from the island's capital of Taipei, killing at least 15 people, local media and officials said. The...
  • 4 vehicles crash on Route 22 at Easton's Cemetery Curve; 1 car flees

    At least four vehicles were damaged and at least two people hurt in a series of collisions on Route 22 at Easton's Cemetery Curve on Tuesday night, and one of the vehicles left the scene without stopping. The collisions happened about 10:50 p.m. in...
  • Overcoming fears to share a moving story

    Overcoming fears to share a moving story
    Fear is what drove Kimberly Collins into what she calls a “vicious cycle” of addiction. When she was 22, her older brother was killed in a motorcycle accident, and in her grief, Collins turned to alcohol “to ease the pain,” she...
  • Jury rules Camry defect partly to blame in fatal crash

    Jury rules Camry defect partly to blame in fatal crash
    Toyota Motor Corp.'s 1996 Camry had a design defect that is partly to blame for a 2006 crash that left three people dead in Minnesota, but the man driving the car also was partially at fault, a federal jury ruled Tuesday. Koua Fong Lee was driving a...
  • Jury: Toyota must pay $11M to victims of fatal crash

    Jury: Toyota must pay $11M to victims of fatal crash
    A federal jury ordered Toyota Motor Corp. to pay nearly $11 million to victims of a fatal Minnesota crash on Tuesday after ruling that a design flaw in the 1996 Camry was partially to blame for the 2006 wreck. The jury said the company was 60 percent to...
  • Evanston man dies in head-on crash with truck near Antioch

    Evanston man dies in head-on crash with truck near Antioch
    An Evanston man died in a head-on collision Tuesday morning on Route 173 just outside Antioch. Anthony Guth, 67, of the 1800 block of Sherman Avenue, Evanston, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lake County Coroner's Office. Two others remain...
  • Upper Macungie police looking for driver who fled 4-vehicle crash

    Upper Macungie police looking for driver who fled 4-vehicle crash
      Upper Macungie police said they are looking for the hit-and-run driver involved in a four-vehicle crash Monday on icy Tilghman Street. The driver rear-ended...
  • Lake Worth man held in DUI crash that sent three to hospital

    Lake Worth man held in DUI crash that sent three to hospital
    A Lake Worth man has been arrested on charges he was intoxicated during a crash that sent him and two other people to the hospital, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said. Merlin Diaz-Martinez, 23, was arrested in the 7:30 a.m. crash Sunday, in...
  • Taxi driver pleads not guilty in fatal New Year's Day hit-and-run

    Taxi driver pleads not guilty in fatal New Year's Day hit-and-run
    A 56-year-old taxi driver accused in a pedestrian's death early New Year's Day in Newport Beach pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony count of hit-and-run. Ronald Aviles of San Clemente, who is out of jail on $50,000 bail, entered his plea in Orange...