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  • Quad rugby on display at UM Medical System

    Quad rugby on display at UM Medical System
    First, there's the metal-to-metal smacking sound of wheelchairs colliding at top speed. You hear it every few moments during quad (short for quadriplegic) rugby, an international sport for players that have a disability affecting at least three limbs....
  • Lake Shore Drive reopened after deadly wrong-way crash

     Lake Shore Drive reopened after deadly wrong-way crash
    One person was killed and three were hospitalized after a crash caused by a car heading the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive early Monday. A 26-year-old man driving south in the northbound lanes in a 2001 Nissan Sentra  about 2:40 a.m. collided with two...
  • Woman ID'd, remains in critical condition after car goes into Boynton canal

    A woman critically injured after her car plunged into a canal Sunday has been identified. Police said the driver, Judith Lavers, 68, of Boynton Beach, is still hospitalized in critical condition Monday. The crash left Lavers trapped inside her car early...
  • CHP officer shoots teen who attacked him with machete

    CHP officer shoots teen who attacked him with machete
    A California Highway Patrol officer in Humboldt County  fatally shot a 17-year-old male driver who attacked him with a machete, officials said Saturday. The officer was responding to a vehicle accident involving a Nissan sedan that crashed into a...
  • Many red light cameras put in low-crash areas, Tribune study finds

    Many red light cameras put in low-crash areas, Tribune study finds
    Nearly half of the Chicago red light cameras included in a new Tribune study did nothing to make drivers safer and may have caused an increase in injury-related crashes. Researchers hired by the Tribune to analyze the effects of the city's cameras...
  • Man killed in multi-vehicle accident in Huntington Beach

    Man killed in multi-vehicle accident in Huntington Beach
    A 73-year-old man was killed and several others were injured in a multi-vehicle accident in Huntington Beach on Friday morning, authorities said. Four vehicles were involved in the crash that occurred about 10:50 a.m. at the intersection of Edwards...
  • Drunken Pennsburg man crashes into Allentown school bus, police say

    Drunken Pennsburg man crashes into Allentown school bus, police say
    A Pennsburg man was driving drunk and with a suspended license Thursday afternoon when he crashed into a school bus in Allentown, injuring two people, police said. Daniel S. Williams, 52, had a blood-alcohol level four times the legal limit at 5:50 p.m....
  • 1 killed after shooting leads to police chase

    1 killed after shooting leads to police chase
    A high-speed police chase turned deadly after the car's driver, who was suspected in a shooting, died in a crash Sunday on the city's South Side. About 9:45 p.m., two men driving a red sedan pulled up to a house in the 8000 block of South Manistee...
  • Man hit by car dies in Norfolk, police say

    Man hit by car dies in Norfolk, police say
    A 50-year-old man died after he was hit by a car in Norfolk Sunday night, according to a police department news release. The accident happened shortly after 9 p.m. in the 3100 block of Azalea Garden Road.  Police believe the man was attempting to...
  • Names of four teens killed in Carbon County crash to be released Monday, coroner says

    Names of four teens killed in Carbon County crash to be released Monday, coroner says
    The identities of four teens killed in a fiery crash Friday night in Carbon County will be released later Monday, according to the coroner. Autopsies will be conducted Monday, said Carbon County Coroner Bruce Nalesnik. State police said they will not...
  • Female passenger killed in single-car crash in Plantation

    Female passenger killed in single-car crash in Plantation
    A woman was killed after the car she was riding in struck a pole on the 500 block of N. State Road 7 on Sunday afternoon. The male driver sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries. Police have not determined what caused the accident. The...