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  • Grandson of T.G. Lee founder gets probation in fatal crash

    Grandson of T.G. Lee founder gets probation in fatal crash
    The grandson of T. G. Lee Dairy's founder took a plea deal Thursday in a 2013 crash that killed a 9-year-old boy and his mother, agreeing to serve 10 years of supervised probation and pay $160,000 in restitution to his victims' family. According to...
  • 3 injured in car crash on I-57

    3 injured in car crash on I-57
    Three people were injured in a car accident on the Interstate 57 near southwest suburban Oak Forest, police said. The crash happened around 6:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-57 near 167th Street, said Illinois State Police Sgt. Rodney Collins....
  • 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...
  • Motorcycle crash on I-95 claims life of Deerfield Beach man, 20

    Motorcycle crash on I-95 claims life of Deerfield Beach man, 20
    When John Austin Ward didn't come home from work as expected Sunday night, his girlfriend drove north on Interstate 95 to look for him. In the southbound lanes just north of Congress Avenue, Melanie Steixner saw police vehicles, Ward's smashed motorcycle...
  • Two killed, three injured in street race in Wilmington

    Two killed, three injured in street race in Wilmington
    Two people were killed Thursday and two others were seriously injured when their car spun out of control during a street race in Wilmington and crashed into a passenger van, according to Los Angeles police. A third person, the woman driving the van,...
  • Wilmington crash victims identified as siblings, Banning High students

    Wilmington crash victims identified as siblings, Banning High students
    Authorities have identified two people killed in a wrong-way crash in Wilmington on Thursday as a brother and sister who attended Banning High School. Elias Garcia, 16, and Elexis Garcia, 18, were pronounced dead at the scene on Pacific Coast Highway on...
  • Grieving mom in search of son's missing tools

    Grieving mom in search of son's missing tools
    Saturday was Jacob Hastert's 29th birthday. It was also the day his cremated remains were laid to rest in Chandler, Arizona. Hastert died the evening of. Sept. 2 from injuries he sustained near the intersection of Montgomery Road and Hill Avenue in...
  • One student taken to hospital after school-bus crash in Seminole County

    One student was taken to a local hospital when a vehicle collided into a school bus in Seminole County Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred roughly at 8:50 a.m. at the intersection of State Road 46 and...
  • Car crashes into Hampton 7-Eleven

    Car crashes into Hampton 7-Eleven
    A Hampton 7-Eleven store is temporarily closed after a car crashed into the building, an official said. Police and firefighters were called to the store, at 715 Kecoughtan Road, just before 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue Capt....
  • Lower Saucon driver does 'doughnuts' in snowy field, hits shed, police say

    A Lower Saucon Township motorist did "doughnuts" with his car on a snow-covered field early Saturday and, after nearly hitting a fire company social hall, crashed into a shed, police said. Forest Seifert, 25, of Martins Lane, jumped out of his car at 4:...
  • Trucks crash, beer spilled on PA highway

    GREENSBURG (AP) — Some people put salt in their beer to improve the taste, but PennDOT crews spent part of the morning salting beer so it wouldn't freeze over on a western Pennsylvania highway. State police say the beer was spilled when a coal...