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  • Report: Driver arrested after crashing into deputy patrol car

    Report: Driver arrested after crashing into deputy patrol car
    A driver slammed into an Orange County deputy's patrol car during an investigation into gunshots on Peel Avenue near Lake Margaret Drive this morning, WFTV.com is reporting. The deputy wasn't inside the vehicle at the time of the crash. The driver,...
  • Evanston man injured, ticketed in Highland Park crash

    Evanston man injured, ticketed in Highland Park crash
    An Evanston man was injured after he lost control of a vehicle Monday night and crashed into an office building on U.S. Route 41 in Highland Park, officials said. At about 5 p.m. Monday, the 41-year-old man veered off the highway and crashed into a...
  • Jerry Jones says Brent's 'lesson of discipline' could benefit Cowboys

    IRVING, Texas Jerry Jones said Monday that he expects to hear something this week on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to reinstate and possibly discipline Josh Brent. Brent, who met with Goodell earlier this month, spent four and a half months...
  • Orland police credit red light cameras for reduction in accidents

    Orland police credit red light cameras for reduction in accidents
    Accidents have declined at Orland Park intersections with red light cameras during the six-year period surrounding their installation, according to an Orland Park police analysis of traffic accident statistics. Police touted 40 to 50 percent...
  • Chicago man held on $200K in crash that killed pedestrian

    Chicago man held on $200K in crash that killed pedestrian
    A man was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 bail today after being charged with driving under the influence in a fatal crash in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on Sunday evening, police said. Sean Riley of the 1400 block of North Bell was charged with a...
  • New York teen gets five to 15 years in fatal drugged driving crash

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York teenager was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, a month after he admitted he had been high on marijuana when he smashed his car into a tree, killing four of his friends, said a spokesman for the Nassau...
  • Heading to Key West for the holiday? There will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock Island

    Heading to Key West for the holiday? There will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock Island
    Drivers to the Florida Keys already know there can be huge traffic delays if there is a crash on U.S. 1, the main thoroughfare through the island chain. Another possible cause for traffic delays this Labor Day weekend will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock...
  • 818 Roundup: Car accident victim identified; Freeway and lane closures

    818 Roundup: Car accident victim identified; Freeway and lane closures
    Good morning readers! Today is Tuesday, August 26. Temperatures today are forecasted to reach a high of 83 degrees in the Glendale area and a low of 66. Headlines from the area: - The 76-year-old woman who died after her car careened off a canyon...
  • Route 61 cleanup continues in Schuylkill County following truck accident

    A section of Route 61 north is down to one lane Tuesday while the cleanup and guard rail repairs continue following a tractor-trailer accident Monday afternoon, state police said. A tractor-tailer driven by Christopher Z. Glover, 37, of Waterford, Erie...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill requiring cellphone 'kill switches'

    Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers addressed technology's dark side Monday, with Brown approving a requirement for "kill switches'' on smartphones and legislators requesting new protection for victims of revenge porn and identity theft. A...
  • Boy, 10, hurt in Lower Saucon crash as geese stop traffic

    Boy, 10, hurt in Lower Saucon crash as geese stop traffic
    A 10-year-old Lower Saucon boy was injured Sunday afternoon when his mother rear-ended a vehicle that was stopping for geese crossing a township road, police said. Mary Williams of Willowbrook Drive hit the vehicle at 2604 Black River Road at 3:05 p.m....