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  • Lake Worth man held in DUI crash that sent three to hospital

    Lake Worth man held in DUI crash that sent three to hospital
    A Lake Worth man has been arrested on charges he was intoxicated during a crash that sent him and two other people to the hospital, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said. Merlin Diaz-Martinez, 23, was arrested in the 7:30 a.m. crash Sunday, in...
  • Man under house arrest charged with drunk driving in Northlake

    Man under house arrest charged with drunk driving in Northlake
    A Hillside man who wasn't supposed to leave his house led Northlake Police on a post-midnight chase Jan. 24, police said. Oscar F. Nunez, 30, of 4413 Butterfield Road, Hillside, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, aggravated fleeing...
  • Upper Macungie police looking for driver who fled 4-vehicle crash

    Upper Macungie police looking for driver who fled 4-vehicle crash
      Upper Macungie police said they are looking for the hit-and-run driver involved in a four-vehicle crash Monday on icy Tilghman Street. The driver rear-ended...
  • Evanston man dies in head-on crash with truck near Antioch

    Evanston man dies in head-on crash with truck near Antioch
    An Evanston man died in a head-on collision Tuesday morning on Route 173 just outside Antioch. Anthony Guth, 67, of the 1800 block of Sherman Avenue, Evanston, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lake County Coroner's Office. Two others remain...
  • Jury: Toyota must pay $11M to victims of fatal crash

    Jury: Toyota must pay $11M to victims of fatal crash
    A federal jury ordered Toyota Motor Corp. to pay nearly $11 million to victims of a fatal Minnesota crash on Tuesday after ruling that a design flaw in the 1996 Camry was partially to blame for the 2006 wreck. The jury said the company was 60 percent to...
  • Jury rules Camry defect partly to blame in fatal crash

    Toyota Motor Corp.'s 1996 Camry had a design defect that is partly to blame for a 2006 crash that left three people dead in Minnesota, but the man driving the car also was partially at fault, a federal jury ruled Tuesday. Koua Fong Lee was driving a...
  • Overcoming fears to share a moving story

    Overcoming fears to share a moving story
    Fear is what drove Kimberly Collins into what she calls a “vicious cycle” of addiction. When she was 22, her older brother was killed in a motorcycle accident, and in her grief, Collins turned to alcohol “to ease the pain,” she...
  • Blotter: Several arrested for DUI in Libertyville

    The following were taken from Libertyville police reports: Libertyville A 45-year-old Fox River Grove man was arrested at 6:50 p.m. Jan. 18 in the 700 block of West Park Avenue. He was charged with battery after an altercation with another driver. A...
  • Trucks carrying frozen chicken, bees collide in fiery crash in California

    Trucks carrying frozen chicken, bees collide in fiery crash in California
    A big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided with a truck carrying bees in Southern California, igniting a fireball that quickly cooked the chicken. The California Highway Patrol says the crash on Interstate 10 near Palm Springs occurred shortly after 7 a....
  • In plane crash that killed family, spared 7-year-old, pilot reported engine trouble

    A preliminary report shows that the pilot of a small plane flying over western Kentucky lost sight of the airport and reported the right engine had stopped shortly before the plane crashed and killed everyone aboard except a 7-year-old girl. The...
  • Trucks Carrying Frozen Chicken, Bees Collide In Fiery Crash

    Trucks Carrying Frozen Chicken, Bees Collide In Fiery Crash
    INDIO, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided with a truck carrying bees in Southern California, igniting a fireball that quickly cooked the chicken. The California Highway Patrol says the crash on Interstate 10 near Palm...