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  • Officials identify boy who died in Anaheim crash

    Officials identify boy who died in Anaheim crash
    Authorities have identified the 10-year-old boy who was killed in a car crash in Anaheim that seriously injured four of his family members Saturday night. The boy, Rafael Ramirez of Anaheim, was identified by the Orange County coroner's office, which...
  • Woman running across 710 Freeway killed by suspected drunk driver

    Woman running across 710 Freeway killed by suspected drunk driver
    An unidentified woman was killed early Sunday when she was struck by three vehicles while running across the northbound lanes of the 710 Freeway in Long Beach, authorities said. The woman was first hit by a Toyota Tacoma pickup as she crossed the...
  • 9-year-old killed, several injured in Anaheim car crash

    9-year-old killed, several injured in Anaheim car crash
    A 9-year-old boy was killed and four other family members were seriously injured when their car was rear-ended at an Anaheim intersection shortly before midnight Saturday, police said. The driver of a Toyota pickup that slammed into the family’s...
  • Iran state TV says death of journalist in Turkey is 'suspect'

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian television pointed the finger at Turkey on Monday over the death of a Lebanese-American journalist killed in a car crash while working for Iran's Press TV in Turkey near the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani. However, the...
  • 14 injured in Dan Ryan crash involving school bus

    14 injured in Dan Ryan crash involving school bus
    Six children and eight adults were injured in a crash Monday morning involving a school bus and three other vehicles on the Dan Ryan Expressway near the 87th Street exit, officials said. According to the Illinois State Police, the crash happened about...
  • Fundraiser Set For Injured Manchester Police Officer

    Fundraiser Set For Injured Manchester Police Officer
    MANCHESTER — A fundraiser to benefit an injured police officer and his family is set for Oct. 27. Officer Gerry Hollis, a 15-year-veteran of the force, is on unpaid leave and has been unable to return to work since shortly after an on-duty car...
  • GM ignition compensation approved for 29 deaths

    The leader of the GM Ignition Compensation Fund has approved settlements for surviving families in 29 fatal accidents involving defective ignition switches. As of Friday, Kenneth Feinberg, who is directing the assessment of all claims, had received 184...
  • Maryland man dies in Turnpike accident

    Maryland man dies in Turnpike accident
    The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the victim of a fatal crash late Tuesday on Florida's Turnpike as Rory Fitzpatrick Kiernan from Stevensville, Maryland. Troopers said Kiernan, 40, was riding a 2014 Motiv scooter at about 8:30 p.m. heading...
  • John Goodman retrial: Jurors hear testimony from bartender who served drinks before fatal crash

    Before the car crash that killed 23-year-old Scott Patrick Wilson, witnesses say John Goodman breezed into a Wellington bar that caters to the horse community and ordered 10 shots of its best tequila for himself and a lively group of friends. A receipt...
  • Chicago Police Officer charged with DUI, driving wrong way on I-57

    Chicago Police Officer charged with DUI, driving wrong way on I-57
    An off-duty Chicago police officer was charged with drunken driving and driving the wrong way on the I-57 early Friday morning, according to sources and state police. The officer, Danny Sevilla, 33, was relieved of his police powers and put on...
  • 5-year-old boy killed in Lake County crash

    5-year-old boy killed in Lake County crash
    A 5-year-old boy from Tennessee was killed in a crash just before 4 p.m. Saturday in Leesburg, according to Florida Highway Patrol. A Sumter Electric Cooperative Inc. bucket truck driven by David Raber, 59, of Howey in the Hills was going southbound...