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  • Distracted truck driver blamed for Maryland train wreck, explosion

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A trash truck driver talking on a hands-free mobile device caused a 2013 Maryland train collision that led to a 15-car derailment and explosion, U.S. investigators said on Wednesday. The crash at Rosedale, Maryland, involving a CSX...
  • 1 charged after stolen minivan kills woman in Park Manor crash

    1 charged after stolen minivan kills woman in Park Manor crash
    A woman in her 50s has died after a car crash Tuesday night in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side after her vehicle collided with a stolen minivan, authorities said. About 9:20 p.m., three people were inside a stolen Honda Odyssey minivan was...
  • Investigators: Maryland train wreck, explosion caused by distracted truck driver

    WASHINGTON A trash truck driver talking on a hands-free mobile device caused a 2013 Maryland train collision that led to a 15-car derailment and explosion, U.S. investigators said on Wednesday. The crash at Rosedale, Maryland, involving a CSX Corp...
  • John Goodman retrial: Jurors hear more about 'man-cave' defense

    The jurors in John Goodman's DUI manslaughter trial had heard about the "man cave" where the polo club founder says he chugged liquor after the Feb. 12, 2010 crash that resulted in Scott Wilson's death. On Tuesday, they were able to see it through...
  • Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report

    Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report
    CSX Transportation and Alban Waste LLC have reached a confidential settlement in a lawsuit brought by the railroad after an Alban truck collided with a CSX freight train in Rosedale in 2013. Dozens of other claims related to the incident and brought...
  • 'Flying car' crash in Marion County injures two

    'Flying car' crash in Marion County injures two
    Two men suffered injuries Tuesday after a "flying car" they were in crashed and caught fire in Marion County after a brief flight. The 49-year-old pilot and the passenger, in his twenties, were both taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center, according to...
  • I-78 crash kills Upper Bucks AIDS activist Robert Burton

    I-78 crash kills Upper Bucks AIDS activist Robert Burton
    An Upper Bucks AIDS-awareness activist was killed early Tuesday on Interstate 78 in Upper Saucon Township when a tractor-trailer crashed into his stopped vehicle. Robert J. Burton, 52, of the 1100 block of Richlandtown Road in Richland Township was...
  • Teen bicyclist struck by car in Coral Springs

    Teen bicyclist struck by car in Coral Springs
    A teen bicyclist was airlifted to a hospital Tuesday morning after being struck by a car in Coral Springs, officials said. The crash happened around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Coral Ridge Drive and Royal Palm Boulevard, Coral Springs police Lt....
  • Wonder Lake man dead in Bull Valley crash

    Wonder Lake man dead in Bull Valley crash
    A 22-year-old Wonder Lake man was found dead after a car he was driving was discovered in a ditch Sunday afternoon in northwest suburban Bull Valley, officials said. About 12:05 p.m. Sunday, Bull Valley officers responded to a call of a car in a ditch...
  • Middlefield Police Officer Charged With Falsely Reporting An Incident

    MIDDLEFIELD — A 26-year veteran of the Middlefield Police Department has been suspended with pay while he faces criminal charges that he falsely reported details of a July car crash. Officer Scott Halligan is accused of falsifying a report by...
  • 'Chain-reaction' crash blocks lanes on I-75

    'Chain-reaction' crash blocks lanes on I-75
    Four lanes on Interstate 75 north were temporarily blocked after five cars crashed near the Miramar Parkway east exit ramp, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Traffic approaching the off-ramp was stopping when one vehicle hit another, causing a...