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  • Cops: Driver tried to give mom's name after DUI crash

    Cops: Driver tried to give mom's name after DUI crash
      Yo, let's hope that 25 is not the new 46. After causing a three-car crash in Boynton Beach, the driver, Daniella Sinanana, 25, tried to give cops her mom's name when they asked her for ID, records show, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel....
  • Not All Small Cars Shine in Latest IIHS Crash Tests

     
    In its latest round of tests the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that diminutive cars still have issues with its challenging small overlap front crash test. This time out electric cars like the range-extender 2014 Chevrolet Volt and 2014........
  • Hundreds mourn 3 children killed in Philadelphia carjacking

    PHILADELPHIA Hundreds of people gathered at a rally and vigil Tuesday evening on the grassy lot where three children were killed by a carjacked SUV that veered out of control in Philadelphia last week. Cassandra Alexander, a relative who spoke on...
  • GM sued over deaths, injuries linked to ignition switch

    (Reuters) - General Motors was hit Tuesday with a lawsuit brought on behalf of more than 650 people allegedly injured or killed in accidents involving cars that have been recalled this year for faulty ignition switches. The lawsuit was filed in Manhattan...
  • Families of fallen contract firefighters denied federal benefits

    WASHINGTON Mark Ransdell and seven fellow firefighters died without federal benefits 11 years ago on their way home from battling an Idaho blaze. They were contractors who had worked alongside U.S. Forest Service crews to save the Boise National Forest....
  • Five fast facts about Mad Max

    Five fast facts about Mad Max
    Mad Max is back. The desert dystopia that launched Mel Gibson’s international career in 1979 will be back after a 30-year hiatus with the fourth installment, “Mad Max: Fury Road,” to be released in 2015. In the post-apocalyptic...
  • Fatal crash on 110 Freeway near downtown causes small roadside fire

    Fatal crash on 110 Freeway near downtown causes small roadside fire
    A fatal single-car crash on the northbound 110 Freeway caused a small roadside fire early Tuesday that clogged traffic through downtown for the morning commute, authorities said. The incident in Elysian Park occurred shortly before 7 a.m. One person...
  • Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after accident in Chesapeake

    Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after accident in Chesapeake
    The driver of a motorcycle was airlifted to the hospital Tuesday morning after it crashed with an SUV in Chesapeake, a police spokeswoman said. The accident happened just before 8 a.m. at the intersection of Greenbrier Parkway and Kempsville Road,...
  • Wrong-way car on Route 222 hits truck in Upper Macungie and flees, police say

    A car traveling south on the northbound lanes of Route 222 in Upper Macungie Township crashed into the side of an oncoming tractor-trailer cab Monday night before fleeing, police said. The collision damaged the left side of the truck at 9:35 p.m. just...
  • 2 CVS workers hurt as car hits wall at Airport Road store

    A car crashed into the wall of the CVS Pharmacy in Hanover Township, Northampton County, on Monday afternoon, knocking a shelf into workers inside, police said. Two cashiers were injured, Colonial Regional police said. Kristen Tyrrell, 33, of...
  • Motorcyclist, 23, dies during Schaumburg crash

    Motorcyclist, 23, dies during Schaumburg crash
    A motorcycle and a car collided this afternoon in northwest suburban Schaumburg, leaving the biker dead and a woman hospitalized, authorities said. It happened at 12:53 p.m. at the intersection of Roselle Road and Hartford Drive, said Schaumburg...