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  • Man killed in motorcycle crash identified

    Authorities on Friday identified a man who was killed a day earlier in a motorcycle crash on the 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa. Antonio Carranza, 35, of Costa Mesa died at the scene around 2:40 a.m. Thursday after he struck the center divider on the...
  • UPDATE: 76-year-old man dies following Suffolk crash

    A 76-year-old man involved in a vehicle accident on US-58 in Suffolk Tuesday night died from his injuries, a city spokesman said. The man has been identified as William Emery of Norfolk. Previously A man was airlifted to a Norfolk hospital Tuesday...
  • Allentown man is tested after crash that cut Upper Macungie power, police say

    An Allentown man was tested for intoxication Monday night after his car crashed into an Upper Macungie utility pole, temporarily cutting power to hundreds of homes for nearly an hour, police said Tuesday. Dennis Kibler, 28, was driving south on Chapmans...
  • Federal Lawsuit Accuses Bridgeport Police Of Excessive Force

    BRIDGEPORT (AP) — A passenger in a car that hit a police cruiser two years ago is suing officers on accusations they used excessive force. Antonio Lostaunau has filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport. He claims he was kicked,...
  • Illinois State University student from Chicago area in coma after hit-and-run

     Illinois State University student from Chicago area in coma after hit-and-run
    An Illinois State University student from Crystal Lake is on life support in a downstate hospital after he was struck by a car, according to family friends. Benjamin Allison, 20, a Crystal Lake South High School graduate and an ISU sophomore, has not...
  • Man airlifted to hospital following crash in Virginia Beach

    A man was airlifted to an area hospital after his truck struck a tree in Virginia Beach Friday afternoon, police said. The incident happened just after 6 p.m. in the 2800 block of Pungo Ferry Road, according to a police department news release....
  • Man working on car dies after vehicle falls on him

    Man working on car dies after vehicle falls on him
    A 48-year-old man died Thursday after the vehicle he was working under fell on him in the Chicago Lawn neighborhod, officials said. The accident happend at 1:15 p.m. on the 6600 block of South Homan Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead at 1:...
  • Blotter: Aurora police say man was drunk when struck by car

    Aurora police said a man was drunk early Sunday morning when he was struck by a vehicle while walking along the street. Jose Remigio-Trinidad was charged with being a pedestrian under the influence following the crash at 1:53 a.m. near North Chestnut...
  • 2 Boca residents critically hurt in fatal Alligator Alley crash

    2 Boca residents critically hurt in fatal Alligator Alley crash
    A woman was killed and three others injured Thursday in a three-vehicle crash that shut down westbound lanes of Alligator Alley at U.S. 27 in western Broward County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred about 11:15 a.m. near...
  • Stretch Of Route 9 In Berlin Closed

    BERLIN — At least one crash has reportedly forced the closure of parts of Route 9. Route 9 north is closed between exits 22 and 24 because of a one-car crash, according to a state Department of Transportation alert. Other crashes also were...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop at MD 702

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop at MD 702
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Middle River at MD 702 closed lane closures in both directions at 8:26 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The crash closed the inner loop left traffic lane, inner loop...