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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Blotter: Woman charged with child endangerment in Mundelein

    Blotter: Woman charged with child endangerment in Mundelein
    The following items were taken from Mundelein police reports: A 32-year-old Mundelein man was arrested at 4 p.m. Dec. 15 on Route 45 at Diamond Lake Road. He was charged with DUI, DUI with a blood-alcohol count over .08, driving without insurance and...
  • Car possibly involved in fatal Boynton hit-and-run found near West Palm

    Car possibly involved in fatal Boynton hit-and-run found near West Palm
    A car police said may have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash was been found Monday near West Palm Beach. The crash happened about 11:15 p.m. Saturday in the 2000 block of High Ridge Road. Khiar Raymond, 15, was killed. He was walking home after...
  • Blotter: Several arrested for DUI in Libertyville

    Blotter: Several arrested for DUI in Libertyville
    The following items were taken from Libertyville police reports: A 60-year-old Gurnee man was arrested at 1:50 a.m. Dec. 8 on Route 176 at First Street. He was charged with DUI, DUI with a blood-alcohol count over .08, speeding, improper lane usage...
  • Traffic Deaths Down 3.1 Percent in 2013

     
    Fatalities from traffic accidents decreased 3.1 percent from 2012 to 2013, according to a traffic fatality report issued today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In total, 32,719 Americans died in traffic accidents in 2013. That's down...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • How the red light camera study was done

    How the red light camera study was done
    The Chicago Tribune commissioned the study of red light cameras with two researchers affiliated with Texas A&M University who conducted the work as independent consultants. Under their guidance, and with the advice of several other national experts,...
  • 4 killed in headon crash near Palmerton; most believed to be teens

    4 killed in headon crash near Palmerton; most believed to be teens
    Four people were killed and two others injured Friday night when two cars collided in a ball of fire northwest of Palmerton, splitting one of the vehicles in half, authorities said. Most, if not all, of the dead were teenagers, a witness said. A...
  • Orlando motorcyclist, 31, killed in Lake County crash

    Orlando motorcyclist, 31, killed in Lake County crash
    An Orlando motorcyclist was killed this morning in a Lake County crash, a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. Jason Davis, 31, was driving a Suzuki motorcycle east on State Road 44 near Seminole Springs Road when the collision happened around 8:15...
  • Teen killed in Poconos crash

    Teen killed in Poconos crash
    A Tobyhanna teenager was killed early Saturday in a one-vehicle crash on Route 196 in Tobyhanna, Pocono Mountain Regional Police said. Alek Lugo, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene after the car he was riding in exited the roadway and struck a tree...