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  • 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...
  • FHP: Driver killed in crash, biker jumps off ride to safety

    FHP: Driver killed in crash, biker jumps off ride to safety
    A 53-year-old man was killed Thursday morning after he lost control of his car, hit a culvert on the side of the road and overturned just before striking a tree, officials said. Another man, Edward Perdue, 50, of Port St. John, was able to jump off his...
  • Hartford Crash Briefly Closes Part Of I-91

    HARTFORD — Three lanes of I-91 north were closed because of a three-car crash. The crash happened near exit 32 shortly before 11:30 a.m., the state Department of Transportation said in an alert. Three right lanes were closed. Crews have...
  • Two school bus crashes in two days kill three people

    Two school buses collided Tuesday morning in Rochester, N.Y., the second of two deadly school bus crashes in the U.S. in as many days. A Monroe Transportation school bus was southbound with eight students on board when it sideswiped a northbound First...
  • Fire Truck Crash In Hartford

    Fire Truck Crash In Hartford
    HARTFORD — A city fire truck and a car collided in the South End Thursday morning. The accident was minor, Lt. Raul Ortiz said; no injuries were reported at the scene. The crash happened before 11:30 a.m. in the area of New Britain Avenue and...
  • Accidents reported on outer loop of Baltimore beltway

    Accidents reported on outer loop of Baltimore beltway
    All lanes are open on MD 26 in Eldersburg in Thursday morning with the clearing of a collision at Klee Mill Road, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision on the outer loop of I-695 past Liberty Road in Lochearn has...
  • School crossing guard seriously injured in hit-and-run on Far South Side

    School crossing guard seriously injured in hit-and-run on Far South Side
    Police are asking the public for help in finding a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a school crossing guard as she was helping children across an intersection on the Far South Side. The 27-year-old woman had a stop sign in her hand and a child by...
  • Traffic: Crash slowing traffic on SR 528

    Traffic: Crash slowing traffic on SR 528
    A crash is blocking traffic on eastbound State Road 528 right now. The crash is at Mile Marker 32. The right lane is blocked. mdostis@tribpub.com
  • Woman dead following crash with school bus

    Woman dead following crash with school bus
    PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida woman is dead following a crash last week with a Flagler County school bus and another car. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 23-year-old ElisaMarie Amber Homan died Tuesday at a Daytona Beach...
  • Truck hits bicyclist in Delray

    Truck hits bicyclist in Delray
    A bicyclist was injured when he was hit by a truck Tuesday, according to Delray Beach police. The crash happened near Lowson Boulevard and South Congress Avenue. The man riding the bike, who has not been identified, was taken to Delray Medical Center...
  • Counseling should be mandatory for first-time drunk drivers

    Counseling should be mandatory for first-time drunk drivers
    The recent tragic death of bicyclist Thomas Palmero ("Bishop charged in fatal crash to remain in jail," Jan. 13) and the arrest of Michael Phelps ("Michael Phelps gets no jail time after entering guilty plea in DUI case," Dec. 19) clearly shows our...