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  • Jury begins deliberating in John Goodman DUI manslaughter retrial

    Update, 11 a.m.: The jury requested to listen to John Goodman's 911 call again and was brought back into the courtroom so it could be played. On the tape, which has been played several times during the trial, Goodman told a dispatcher he "just had a...
  • Speed a factor in motorcycle crash that killed Gloucester man, Virginia State Police say

    A 53-year-old man died in a motorcycle accident in Gloucester County Tuesday night, according to Virgina State Police. Officials received a report about the accident on Route 17 at Main Street just after 10 p.m., according to Virginia State Police...
  • Two dozen hurt when Chicago-bound Amtrak train hits semi

    Two dozen hurt when Chicago-bound Amtrak train hits semi
    Two dozen people suffered minor injuries when a Chicago-bound Amtrak passenger train collided with a semitrailer at a crossing about 30 miles north of Lafayette, Ind., officials said. The Hoosier State train was traveling from Indianapolis with 56...
  • Sig Alert issued after big rig collision on Golden State (5) Freeway

    A Sig Alert caused by a collision involving a big rig and a white sports car on the Golden State (5) Freeway at the connector to the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale was cleared at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol....
  • John Goodman again convicted of DUI manslaughter

    Nearly five years and two trials after her son was killed in a horrific car crash, Lili Wilson struggled to describe her feelings about the guilty verdict reached by jurors in the DUI manslaughter retrial of Wellington polo club founder John Goodman. "I...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on Southwestern Boulevard in Arbutus

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on Southwestern Boulevard in Arbutus
    Emergency roadwork at Southwestern Boulevard North in Arbutus at Washington Boulevard has closed the northbound right shoulder at 8:27 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on U.S. 50 West in...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Oct. 29

    Five things for Wednesday, Oct. 29
    Here are your five things for today in Orlando: traffic nightmare; Maxwell on medical marijuana; red-light ticket class-action lawsuit; and more. 1. A traffic nightmare hits Central Florida this morning. Traffic along I-4 in Volusia and Seminole...
  • Police: Driver trying to flee triggers chain-reaction crash; 6 hurt

    A man suspected of drunken driving who was trying to flee from Costa Mesa police caused a chain-reaction crash that sent six people to hospitals Tuesday evening, according to authorities. An officer tried to pull over a Toyota Corolla on Harbor...
  • Moment of silence for Taveras before World Series game

    KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - A moment of silence for Oscar Taveras will be observed prior to Tuesday's Game Six of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals, Major League Baseball said. Taveras, considered one of...
  • Suspect allegedly hit speeds of 100 mph during police pursuit

    Suspect allegedly hit speeds of 100 mph during police pursuit
    The driver of a car stolen in an armed carjacking reached speeds of 100 mph as he swerved through traffic on Interstate 95 with police tailing him, according to a Boynton Beach Police arrest report. The carjacking happened in Riviera Beach about 4:30 a....
  • Suspect who led police on brief car chase identified

    Suspect who led police on brief car chase identified
    A 30-year-old Sylmar woman driving a stolen truck led police on a 10-minute pursuit Monday that ended when she crashed the vehicle into a car in Glendale, police said. Los Angeles police officers began chasing the driver, identified by officials as...