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  • Grandson of T.G. Lee founder gets probation in fatal crash

    Grandson of T.G. Lee founder gets probation in fatal crash
    The grandson of T. G. Lee Dairy's founder took a plea deal Thursday in a 2013 crash that killed a 9-year-old boy and his mother, agreeing to serve 10 years of supervised probation and pay $160,000 in restitution to his victims' family. According to...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident

    Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong drove his SUV into two parked vehicles, then let his girlfriend take the blame for the hit-and-run accident in December, according to an Aspen police report. Armstrong was issued two traffic citations in January for the...
  • 3 injured in car crash on I-57

    3 injured in car crash on I-57
    Three people were injured in a car accident on the Interstate 57 near southwest suburban Oak Forest, police said. The crash happened around 6:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-57 near 167th Street, said Illinois State Police Sgt. Rodney Collins....
  • Burglars crash van into West Side store: 'This was a planned attack'

    Burglars crash van into West Side store: 'This was a planned attack'
    A swarm of as many as 20 thieves stripped a West Side clothing store of jeans and shoes after crashing a van through the front doors early Wednesday, according to police and store workers. "This was a planned attack," said one worker, who did not want to...
  • Surveillance video shows thieves crashing into Louis Vuitton store

    Surveillance video shows thieves crashing into Louis Vuitton store
    Surveillance video shows masked thieves crashing their car into a Louis Vuitton store in north suburban Northbrook and stealing thousands of dollars in high-end purses and other merchandise -- all in about a minute. The crash-and-grab occurred around...
  • Two killed, three injured in street race in Wilmington

    Two killed, three injured in street race in Wilmington
    Two people were killed Thursday and two others were seriously injured when their car spun out of control during a street race in Wilmington and crashed into a passenger van, according to Los Angeles police. A third person, the woman driving the van,...
  • Wilmington crash victims identified as siblings, Banning High students

    Wilmington crash victims identified as siblings, Banning High students
    Authorities have identified two people killed in a wrong-way crash in Wilmington on Thursday as a brother and sister who attended Banning High School. Elias Garcia, 16, and Elexis Garcia, 18, were pronounced dead at the scene on Pacific Coast Highway on...
  • Grieving mom in search of son's missing tools

    Grieving mom in search of son's missing tools
    Saturday was Jacob Hastert's 29th birthday. It was also the day his cremated remains were laid to rest in Chandler, Arizona. Hastert died the evening of. Sept. 2 from injuries he sustained near the intersection of Montgomery Road and Hill Avenue in...
  • Car crashes into Hampton 7-Eleven

    Car crashes into Hampton 7-Eleven
    A Hampton 7-Eleven store is temporarily closed after a car crashed into the building, an official said. Police and firefighters were called to the store, at 715 Kecoughtan Road, just before 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue Capt....
  • Family asks why man shot by police in hospital wasn't frisked after crash

    Family asks why man shot by police in hospital wasn't frisked after crash
    Christopher Anderson's mother believes he would still be alive had state troopers patted him down at the scene of a car crash hours before he was shot inside a Highland Park emergency room. "He should have been frisked. All of this could have been...
  • Coroner: Round Lake Beach teen was 3 times over limit in fatal crash

    Coroner: Round Lake Beach teen was 3 times over limit in fatal crash
    A Round Lake Beach 18-year-old who died in a single car accident New Year’s Day had three times the legal limit of alcohol in his system, according to the Lake County coroner’s office. Jesus Lopez was the only person in the vehicle, which...