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  • Judge scolds drunk driver who calls child as character witness

    A Lehigh County judge on Monday told a Bethlehem man she found it "disgraceful" that he asked his girlfriend's 12-year-old son to testify on his behalf as he was sentenced for driving drunk and causing a car crash that injured two people. "Why would you...
  • Three injured in Suffolk crash

    Three people were hospitalized, including one who had to be extricated from her car, after a head-on collision in Suffolk Monday afternoon, officials said. The incident happened before 3:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Boundary Drive and involved a...
  • FHP: N.Y. woman charged with DUI manslaughter after fatal crash

    FHP: N.Y. woman charged with DUI manslaughter after fatal crash
    An Orlando man was killed Sunday night when a woman driving a BMW hit the back of his Toyota, causing him to slam into a concrete wall on Winter Garden Vineland Road near Lake Buena Vista, state troopers said. Authorities said the woman, later...
  • Pedestrian dies after she's hit by SUV in Huntington Beach

    A 62-year-old pedestrian died after a car struck her late Saturday on Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach, police said. Cheryl Pierce was hit by a 1998 Dodge Durango as it headed south on Beach just south of Talbert Avenue at about 11 p.m.,...
  • Bishop charged in fatal crash to remain in jail

    Bishop charged in fatal crash to remain in jail
    Episcopal Bishop Heather Cook, who has been accused of killing a bicyclist while driving drunk and texting, is expected to remain jailed after a judge on Monday upheld her $2.5 million bail — an amount her attorney says she cannot post. District...
  • 818 Roundup: Grocery chain eyes Burbank Albertsons; JPL scientist dies in Van Nuys plane crash

    818 Roundup: Grocery chain eyes Burbank Albertsons; JPL scientist dies in Van Nuys plane crash
    Good morning, 818! Today is Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 66 degrees and a low of 46 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In case you missed them, here are your local headlines from the...
  • Coral Springs High junior killed, sophomore injured in Delray crash

    Coral Springs High junior killed, sophomore injured in Delray crash
    A 17-year-old Coral Springs High School junior was killed and his 16-year-old passenger, a sophomore at the same school, was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash early Sunday. The teens, both of Margate, were inside a 2002 Nissan Sentra that had...
  • Drunk-driving suspect hits police cars during three-town chase

    On Jan. 10, at 12:20 a.m., the Windsor police received a 9-1-1 call from a citizen reporting a suspected drunken driver traveling northbound on Palisado Avenue driving on the wrong side of the road. The suspected drunken driver had almost collided head-on...
  • Traffic: Winter Garden Vineland Road reopened after fatal crash

    Traffic: Winter Garden Vineland Road reopened after fatal crash
    Troopers have reopened Winter Garden Vineland Road after a fatal crash at Vista Oaks Court near Lake Buena Vista this morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The street had been closed since the crash happened about 11:40 p.m. on Sunday,...
  • Juvenile flown to hospital after Route 33 crash

    A juvenile suffered major injuries and was flown to a hospital after a crash Sunday afternoon on Route 33 in Bushkill Township, according to state police at Belfast. The crash occurred just before 5 p.m. when a car was traveling south and veered off...
  • Man dies after Carbon County crash

    A 68-year-old man died and a woman was taken to a hospital Sunday afternoon after their car hit a tree in Carbon County. John Molosky of Beaver Meadows, Carbon County, was driving south on Berwick Street in Banks Township when the accident occurred,...