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  • State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI Crash In Ellington, State Police Say

     State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI  Crash In Ellington, State Police Say
    ELLINGTON — An off-duty state trooper has been placed on desk duty following his involvement in a Friday night crash after which he failed field sobriety tests, state police said. The crash sent the trooper, Christopher J. Powers, 42, and...
  • Goodman puts key state witness under fire

    Wellington polo executive John Goodman's defense attorneys are challenging the credibility of a key state witness in his upcoming DUI manslaughter retrial — the first person Goodman spoke to after the Feb. 12, 2010 crash that killed 23-year-old...
  • Feds: Car-to-Car Tech Can Save Lives

     
    A new report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives a sneak peek at the future of accident avoidance. The agency says two technologies, left-turn assist and intersection-movement assist, could prevent as many as 592,000 accidents...
  • Three injured in Newport Coast crash

    A two-car crash in Newport Coast sent three people to the hospital Wednesday morning, authorities said. The two cars, a Mazda Protege and a Toyota Scion, were traveling in opposite directions along Newport Coast Drive around 10:30 a.m. when one of...
  • $5-million LAPD payout: 'They shot my son in cold blood,' dad says

    $5-million LAPD payout: 'They shot my son in cold blood,' dad says
    A proposed $5-million payout to the family of an unarmed National Guard veteran killed on live TV is the largest settlement the city has made in a fatal police shooting case in at least a decade. The settlement approved Wednesday by the Los Angeles City...
  • Ex-cop gets new hearing in fatal Bangor motorcycle crash

    A former New Jersey police officer serving a state prison sentence for a fiery drunken-driving crash in Bangor that killed two motorcyclists and injured four others in July 2011 will get another day in court. The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Wednesday...
  • Lower Nazareth teen dies from injuries in bicycle accident with tractor-trailer

    Lower Nazareth teen dies from injuries in bicycle accident with tractor-trailer
    A Lower Nazareth Township boy has died from injuries suffered Tuesday when he was hit by a tractor-trailer while riding a motorized bicycle on Route 191. Austin T. Bringenberg, 16, of the 400 block of Georgetown Road, was pronounced dead at 5:20 a.m....
  • Chicago fugitive extradited from Poland

    Chicago fugitive extradited from Poland
    Polish authorities have returned a fugitive to Chicago to face reckless homicide charges in a 2004 car crash that killed two people. One of several dozen criminal suspects featured in the Tribune's 2011 "Fugitives from Justice" investigation, Andrzej...
  • Condition Upgrade For Motorcyclist In Manchester Crash, Police Say

    MANCHESTER — A motorcyclist who was injured in a collision with a car Friday night is no longer in critical condition, police said on Wednesday. Donald Roy Bidwell Jr.'s condition was upgraded to serious but stable, police said. The Cambridge,...
  • Driver in Diamond Bar crash that killed 6 pleads not guilty

    Driver in Diamond Bar crash that killed 6 pleads not guilty
    A Fontana woman accused of driving the wrong way on two Southern California freeways before getting into a head-on collision that killed six, including her sister, has pleaded not guilty to six counts of murder. Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, allegedly...
  • NASCAR Driver Capsules, Aug. 20 - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NASCAR Driver Capsules, Aug. 20 Capsules for the top 20 drivers in the Sprint Cup standings, plus five additional drivers of note. By Jerry Bonkowski and Bob Moore 24 JEFF GORDON, Chevrolet Team: Hendrick Motorsports WHERE HE...