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  • 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...
  • NASCAR Driver Capsules, Aug. 27 - Part 2

    Part 2 : continues.... LOOKING BACK: Busch took the lead on lap 55 and led the next eight laps before NASCAR waved the yellow flag. During the ensuing pit stop, Busch was penalized for speeding as he entered pit stop. He restarted the race at the rear of...
  • Police officers hurt at South Side disturbance

    Police officers hurt at South Side disturbance
    Eight people are in custody after a disturbance in the Avalon Park neighborhood left several officers with minor injuries Tuesday evening, police said. The disturbance broke out about 7:10 p.m. at a demonstration in the 7900 block of South Avalon...
  • Hit-and-run suspect rams cop car, jumps into Intracoastal, police say

    Hit-and-run suspect rams cop car, jumps into Intracoastal, police say
    Police say Daniel Esteban Pinedo-Velapatino went on a one-man crime spree Tuesday. The 21-year-old Boca man got into a hit-and-run crash in a stolen car, ran off on foot, tried to break into a house before trying to escape in the Intracoastal Waterway,...
  • 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...
  • Report: Driver arrested after crashing into deputy patrol car

    Report: Driver arrested after crashing into deputy patrol car
    A driver slammed into an Orange County deputy's patrol car during an investigation into gunshots on Peel Avenue near Lake Margaret Drive this morning, WFTV.com is reporting. The deputy wasn't inside the vehicle at the time of the crash. The driver,...
  • 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...
  • Chicago man held on $200K in crash that killed pedestrian

    Chicago man held on $200K in crash that killed pedestrian
    A man was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 bail today after being charged with driving under the influence in a fatal crash in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on Sunday evening, police said. Sean Riley of the 1400 block of North Bell was charged with a...
  • Orland police credit red light cameras for reduction in accidents

    Orland police credit red light cameras for reduction in accidents
    Accidents have declined at Orland Park intersections with red light cameras during the six-year period surrounding their installation, according to an Orland Park police analysis of traffic accident statistics. Police touted 40 to 50 percent...
  • Jerry Jones says Brent's 'lesson of discipline' could benefit Cowboys

    IRVING, Texas Jerry Jones said Monday that he expects to hear something this week on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to reinstate and possibly discipline Josh Brent. Brent, who met with Goodell earlier this month, spent four and a half months...