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  • Lake teacher sentenced for crashing into deputy's car

    A 45-year-old teacher started her first day at Lake County Virtual School last month teaching an intensive reading course to high-school seniors. Monica Leigh Jenkins was back on the job after pleading guilty in July to one count of driving under the...
  • Two dead in overnight wrecks

    Two dead in overnight wrecks
    Two men died in separate traffic accidents on the South Side early Friday, according to authorities. The first crash occurred in the West Englewood neighborhood about 12:35 a.m. Friday A 23-year-old man driving a silver van south on Damen Avenue ran...
  • Teens killed in Santa Clarita pickup truck crash are identified

    Teens killed in Santa Clarita pickup truck crash are identified
    The Los Angeles County coroner on Saturday released the identities of three teenagers killed when their pickup truck veered off a road and plunged down an embankment in Santa Clarita. Jake Gnasso, April Townsend and Ian Bulbenko, all 19, died and two...
  • Four injured, driver flees River West car crash

    Four injured, driver flees River West car crash
    A car jumped a barrier and landed upside down after tearing an electrical pole in half early Saturday morning in the River West neighborhood, according to police. The driver fled the scene and is not in custody but at least two of the four people rushed...
  • Thirty killed in truck crash in Central African Republic

    BANGUI (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed when an truck carrying oil and laden with passengers plunged into a ravine in Central African Republic, a local official said on Saturday. The accident took place near the town of Boali, some 95 km (60...
  • Three dead in Southern California crash in off-road area

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three people were killed when their pick-up truck fell about 200 feet down a ravine in an area of Southern California popular with off-road drivers, but despite the steep drop two men survived and one phoned for help, police said...
  • New phone app monitors Hampton Roads' tunnel traffic

    New phone app monitors Hampton Roads' tunnel traffic
    Checking for traffic snarls is now as easy as making a few taps on your smartphone. A Norfolk game designer recently released Tunnel Traffic — an app that gives up-to-date information about conditions on Hampton Roads' four major tunnels....
  • Man surrenders in Lauderdale hit-and-run pedestrian fatality

    Man surrenders in Lauderdale hit-and-run pedestrian fatality
    A Pompano Beach man is being held in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian who has yet to be identified. Marvin Devon Permenter, 31, told police he panicked after striking the man about 9:45 p.m. Monday along the 5900 block of...
  • Car crashes into Costa Mesa home; driver flees

    Car crashes into Costa Mesa home; driver flees
    A driver fled after crashing a stolen car into a Costa Mesa home Tuesday night, according to police. Police got a call at about 11:40 p.m. about a gray 2012 Ford Fusion that slammed into the front of a house in the 2700 block of Mendoza Drive, Lt....
  • EASTCONN Van Crashes In Willimantic, At Least Two Injured

    WILLIMANTIC — At least two people were injured when a school van hit a pole on Quarry Street Wednesday morning,  fire officials said. The utility pole and wires are down and the street is closed, they said. The crash involved an EASTCONN van,...
  • Driver Seriously Injured In Early-Morning Crash In Newington

    NEWINGTON  — A driver was seriously injured in a one-car crash on Route 173, or Willard Avenue, early Thursday, police said. A section of the street between Francis and Stoddard avenues is closed. According to police, the crash happened about 4:...