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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Death toll from GM ignition switches rises to at least 51; many other claims will have to wait

    The families of 51 people who died in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in small General Motors cars will get payments from a company fund, but others will have to wait months for decisions on thousands of new claims. Compensation expert Kenneth...
  • 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...
  • Trucks carrying frozen chicken, bees collide in fiery crash in California

    Trucks carrying frozen chicken, bees collide in fiery crash in California
    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 Springs occurred shortly after 7 a....
  • Blotter: Several arrested for DUI in Libertyville

    The following were taken from Libertyville police reports: Libertyville A 45-year-old Fox River Grove man was arrested at 6:50 p.m. Jan. 18 in the 700 block of West Park Avenue. He was charged with battery after an altercation with another driver. A...
  • Tamarac man dies following crash on U.S. 27

    Tamarac man dies following crash on U.S. 27
    A Tamarac man died Saturday after he lost control of the car he was driving while traveling south on U.S. 27 in Broward County. Gregory Lynn Gross Jr., 27, was driving a 1995 Ford Mustang south on U.S. 27 just before 1 p.m. when he lost control, said...
  • Soap opera actress struck by car after Westside collision

    Soap opera actress struck by car after Westside collision
    An actress onĀ "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...