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  • Man fatally hit by unmarked police car on unlit street

    Man fatally hit by unmarked police car on unlit street
    Chicago police are investigating a crash in which an unmarked police car struck and killed a man on a darkened South Chicago street about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday. Several area residents complained about the frequent lack of street lighting in their...
  • 2 men killed in Irvine freeway crash

    Two men were killed when the van they were in careened off an Irvine freeway Monday night, according to authorities. The 2000 Ford Econoline was traveling at least 65 mph on the ramp from the southbound 133 Freeway to the northbound 5 Freeway when the...
  • Baltimore bishop got evaluations after DUI incident

    Baltimore bishop got evaluations after DUI incident
    Before being elevated to a position as a high-ranking bishop, Heather Elizabeth Cook was subjected to an extensive background check and psychological investigation regarding a 2010 drunken-driving incident, the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland said Tuesday....
  • Driver in fatal Roland Park bicycle crash was bishop, Episcopal Diocese says

    Driver in fatal Roland Park bicycle crash was bishop, Episcopal Diocese says
    The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland on Sunday identified the driver in a fatal bicycle crash Saturday in North Roland Park as its second-ranking official, Bishop Suffragan Heather Elizabeth Cook. Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton sent an email Sunday to...
  • Vehicle crashes into Northampton County Courthouse, woman becomes combative

    Vehicle crashes into Northampton County Courthouse, woman becomes combative
    In Easton, a car headed up Washington Street lost control and crashed into columns outside the Northampton County Courthouse on a snowy Monday. The owner, identified by court officials as Sarvataa Mae Christie, took exception to a Morning Call...
  • Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei river after takeoff

    Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei river after takeoff
    A Taiwanese flight with 58 people turned on its side in midair, clipped an elevated roadway and careened into a river Wednesday shortly after takeoff from the island's capital of Taipei, killing at least 15 people, local media and officials said. The...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend
    DENVER -- Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Aspen police cited Armstrong with failing to...
  • Deputy crashed into tree while responding to emergency call

    Deputy crashed into tree while responding to emergency call
    An Orange County deputy was rushed to the hospital after crashing into a tree near State Road 535 while responding to a call for backup Wednesday morning, officials said. The deputy, who was not named, is doing well, according to the sheriff's office....
  • Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him

    Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him
    DENVER (AP) — Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars with an SUV after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Police cited...
  • Car fled scene of fatal pedestrian accident in Elkridge

    Car fled scene of fatal pedestrian accident in Elkridge
    A pedestrian walking along U.S. 1 in Elkridge on Wednesday morning was killed after being struck by two vehicles, including one that left the scene, according to Howard County Police. Authorities said that at 4:40 a.m., a 2002 Toyota SUV was traveling...
  • UPDATE: Police identify man using walker hit by truck in Norfolk

    UPDATE: Police identify man using walker hit by truck in Norfolk
    A 62-year-old Norfolk man died Wednesday after he was hit by a truck, police said. The incident happened just after 5:20 a.m. in the 5600 block of Tidewater Drive, where the driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling northbound through a green...