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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • More than a dozen injured in bus crash at Chicago's O'Hare airport

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A shuttle bus crash on Friday at O'Hare International Airport injured at least 13 people, four of them seriously, Chicago fire officials said. The bus hit a concrete median at about 6:30 a.m. on a road leading to terminals at O'Hare,...
  • Whistleblower detective quitting Baltimore Police amid investigation

    A Baltimore Police officer who became a prosecution witness against other officers convicted of misconduct is leaving the department amid an investigation of his own conduct, his attorney confirmed. Det. Joseph Crystal, who said he found a rat on the...
  • Blotter: Caller fakes hostage situation, demands $3,000 in Morton Grove

    Blotter: Caller fakes hostage situation, demands $3,000 in Morton Grove
    The following items were taken from Morton Grove police reports: A resident in the 9000 block of Waukegan received a call stating his aunt had been involved in a traffic accident and was being held hostage until he paid for the damage and hospital...
  • Drivers standing behind Stewart

    Tony Stewart returned to racing Friday, and most of his peers were beyond pleased to welcome him back. "I'm excited to have my friend back," Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick said Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. "I think...
  • State trooper injured, another involved in crash in police pursuit

    State trooper injured, another involved in crash in police pursuit
    A Virginia State Police trooper was injured in a pursuit, and another officer responding to the incident was involved in a crash, on I-64 in Newport News Friday morning, a spokeswoman said. Just after 6 a.m., an officer tried to stop a 2002 Honda...
  • Tony Stewart calls fatal incident one of his 'toughest tragedies'

    A somber Tony Stewart, his voice cracking at times, said Friday that the incident in which his car struck and killed 20-year-old fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. "has been one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with." Stewart also said he...
  • Car rear-ends school bus in Plantation

    A car rear-ended a school bus transporting six Nova Elementary School students in Plantation on Friday. The bus was traveling east on West Sunrise Boulevard at Northwest 108th Avenue just after 4:30 p.m. when the car struck it from behind, Battalion...
  • Man convicted in '99 fatal DUI crash, gets 6 years in new DUI case

    Man convicted in '99 fatal DUI crash, gets 6 years in new DUI case
    Prior to being sentenced today to six years in prison for a more recent DUI conviction, Walter Depner said he will never forget Aug. 21, 1999, when he killed four members of a family while he was driving drunk. “I will never stop thinking about...
  • Jupiter man arrested in deadly DUI crash

    Speeding in his father's Toyota Camry, Jacob Donovan had managed to escape the police officers tailing him, police say. But minutes later, the drunken driving suspect slammed into the back of a Ford Focus — causing a crash that killed the Ford's...
  • Heavy traffic expected in Hampton Roads Labor Day weekend

    Heavy traffic expected in Hampton Roads Labor Day weekend
    Whether you're staying in Hampton Roads for the Labor Day weekend holiday or traveling away from home, prepare for heavy traffic on the roadways. A Labor Day travel forecast by AAA predicts that more people will travel during the weekend than any year...
  • Pickup driver accused of hit-run in Hilltown collision that hurt 2

    An pickup truck driver was arrested Friday afternoon after he collided with a vehicle on Hilltown Pike in Hilltown Township and fled, police said. Timothy J. Murphy, 21, of Silverdale was charged with hit and run, and driving at an unsafe speed in the 1:...