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  • Concert honors late youth director

    Concert honors late youth director
    The rock and roll nostalgia band "The Bronx Wanderers" star in a fundraising concert Feb. 7 at Temple B'nai Aviv in Weston in honor of their late youth director David Lindenbaum. Lindenbaum was the temple's first youth director and died in a car crash...
  • Police identify victim of crash on Sunrise Boulevard

    Police on Monday identified a woman who died in a crash on West Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale early Sunday. Jeanne Mathurin, 54, was pronounced dead at Sunrise Boulevard near Northwest 16th Avenue, just east of Interstate 95. A young girl who was...
  • Police release description of fatal hit-and-run involved vehicle

    Police release description of fatal hit-and-run involved vehicle
    Morton Grove police have released a vague description of the vehicle wanted in the Jan. 12 hit-and-run crash that killed a local elderly man. Richard Mikulec, 86, was crossing the street at Shermer Road just north of Harlem Avenue at about 7 p.m. on the...
  • Hillcrest grad Shannise Heady left words to live by

    A lot of people over the past week have painted pictures of Shannise Heady that would have made Picasso proud. She was described as talented. Warm. Ambitious. Funny. Determined. Resilient. Caring. Selfless. They were all words that are typically said...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Broward Transit driver: 21 crashes, 19 suspensions, still on job

    Broward Transit driver: 21 crashes, 19 suspensions, still on job
    In Fred Fischer's 30-year career as a Broward County Transit bus driver, he's rarely had a quiet period. Fischer has charted a chaotic course of mayhem since he was hired at age 39. The now 69-year-old driver is still on the job, despite being...
  • Woman arrested on DUI charge after crashing into Tampa bar

    Woman arrested on DUI charge after crashing into Tampa bar
    TAMPA — Police say one person was injured when a car slammed into the patio area of a Tampa area cafe and bar. Twenty-nine-year-old Sully Marie Torre-Medina lost control of her car Tuesday night before driving into the Independent, a Tampa bar....
  • Blotter: School bus struck in La Grange, but no one injured

    The following incidents were listed among the official reports of area police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. La Grange ACCIDENT No one was...
  • Crash injures truck driver, causes power outage in Bedford Park

    Crash injures truck driver, causes power outage in Bedford Park
    A semitrailer driver was injured after his truck hit some power lines in suburban Bedford Park early Wednesday. About 3:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to the the 6600 block of South Nashville Avenue in the southwest suburb, said Bedford Park...
  • 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...