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  • Trucks Carrying Frozen Chicken, Bees Collide In Fiery Crash

    Trucks Carrying Frozen Chicken, Bees Collide In Fiery Crash
    INDIO, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided with a truck carrying bees in Southern California, igniting a fireball that quickly cooked the chicken. The California Highway Patrol says the crash on Interstate 10 near Palm...
  • Five things for Tuesday, February 3

    Five things for Tuesday, February 3
    Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: a new poll shows Bush and Clinton close in Florida; police release video in connection to hit-and-run accident; the secret world of Florida lakes; Warren Sapp arrested; and more. 1. A new...
  • Man dies after car strikes pole, flips over on Far South Side

    Man dies after car strikes pole, flips over on Far South Side
    A 34-year-old man was killed after a car lost control, slammed into a light pole and rolled over on the Far South Side early Saturday, police said. The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of West 111th Street in the Morgan Park...
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt in 18-vehicle crash during Pennsylvania whiteout

    2 dead, dozens hurt in 18-vehicle crash during Pennsylvania whiteout
     An 18-vehicle pileup in whiteout conditions Wednesday afternoon killed two people in western Pennsylvania and left dozens injured, authorities said. Both victims died after leaving their vehicles amid the chain-reaction crash on Interstate 80. One was...
  • Aubrey Clark: Police release traffic video of seconds after crash with girl and classmate

    Aubrey Clark: Police release traffic video of seconds after crash with girl and classmate
    Ocoee Police released on Tuesday new traffic-camera video of the SUV driver that struck two Citrus Elementary School students and fled the scene. Lastevie V. Howard, 40, was charged with reckless driving with great bodily harm and leaving the scene of an...
  • Woman killed during crash in Plainfield

    Woman killed during crash in Plainfield
    An Aurora woman was killed Dec. 11 in Plainfield after her vehicle struck a box truck, police said. The incident took place at about 8:15 a.m. on Ridge Road, near the intersection with Johnson Road, in Kendall County, according to police. A...
  • Windermere Police Department sees almost 500% increase in DUI arrests

    It was a Saturday night, the first weekend of 2015,and the motorist was swerving in and out of her driving lane in Windermere. Moments later, a police officer would see the 28-year-old woman almost crash into oncoming traffic and then rear-end a...
  • Soap opera actress struck by car after Westside collision

    Soap opera actress struck by car after Westside collision
    An actress on "The Bold and the Beautiful" was struck Monday afternoon by a car that drove onto a Westside sidewalk after a collision, police said. Linsey Godfrey -- best known as Caroline Spencer Forrester on the CBS soap opera -- was taken to a...
  • Lake County schools canceled, but few accidents after blizzard

    Lake County schools canceled, but few accidents after blizzard
    Snowfall measured between 13 and 17 inches around Lake County last weekend, but no major accidents or outages were reported as a result of the recent blizzard, officials said. Meanwhile, all public school districts in Libertyville, Lake Forest, Lake...
  • 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...
  • 8 people killed, dozens injured in bus crash in southern Israel

    8 people killed, dozens injured in bus crash in southern Israel
    A day of prayer ended in mourning for members of Israel’s Negev desert Bedouin community Tuesday when eight women returning from a trip to Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem were killed in a road accident. The accident occurred when a truck...