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  • Labor Day: Watch out, distracted driving more likely in nice weather

    Labor Day: Watch out, distracted driving more likely in nice weather
    Raise your hand and take this pledge: I promise not to sip from my coffee cup or pick up my smartphone while driving this Labor Day weekend. Yeah, right. With the nice weather, we're all likely to be more distracted behind the wheel -- and more likely...
  • 2 children, grandfather hit by car at Allentown Fair gate; boy in serious condition

    2 children, grandfather hit by car at Allentown Fair gate; boy in serious condition
      An Allentown man and his two grandchildren visiting from New Jersey were hit by a car late Tuesday afternoon at one of the Liberty Street gates of the Allentown Fair. A 5-year-old boy, his 13-year-old sister and their 64-year-old grandfather were...
  • More charges in drowning deaths of car passengers in Naperville

    More charges in drowning deaths of car passengers in Naperville
    A Geneva man who allegedly drove his car "like a white streak" into a Naperville lake last month, resulting in the drownings of two friends, is facing additional counts of aggravated DUI, according to prosecutors. Michael T. Szot, 21, formally pleaded...
  • Fighting financial scams aimed at seniors

    Sally Hurme figured that if anyone knew about financial scams targeted at older Americans, it would be her family and friends. After all, Hurme, an attorney and AARP project advisor, had spent two decades educating seniors across the country about fraud...
  • Man, teenager both in critical condition after motorcycle crash in Glenview

    Man, teenager both in critical condition after motorcycle crash in Glenview
    A 16-year-old girl and a 62-year-old man are both in the hospital in critical condition after a motorcyclist hit a pedestrian near Glenbrook South High School on Sunday evening, authorities said. The man was eastbound on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle...
  • 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...
  • Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes

    Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes
    If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.  The American Academy of Pediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of our nation's teenagers a public health...
  • Man attacks passenger, crashes car, flees scene, troopers say

    Man attacks passenger, crashes car, flees scene, troopers say
    A New Jersey man punched his female passenger – while driving her Jaguar – and then fled after crashing the car on an Interstate 95 offramp in Delray Beach, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Luke Corring, 27, of New Milford, N.J., fled...
  • One Dead, One Critical After New Haven Crash; Third Person Under Arrest, Police Say

    NEW HAVEN — A 20-year old man was dead and a 19 year old woman remained in critical condition Monday after a fatal crash on Long Wharf Drive. The crash happened shortly before 12:20 a.m. on Long Wharf Drive. The car struck a jersey barrier,...
  • 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...
  • New Haven Police Investigate Fatal Crash

    NEW HAVEN — Police are investigating a fatal car accident on Long Wharf Drive early Sunday morning. Olvin Cruz, 20, of Adeline Street, was ejected from the vehicle after it struck a Jersey barrier; he died as the result of his injuries. The...