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  • Day-care hit-and-run suspect in Florida temporarily denied bond

    A man who has been charged with leaving the scene of a deadly hit-and-run crash into a Florida day-care center will be held in jail until at least Monday, when a judge is expected to decide whether he is a flight risk. Law enforcement agencies had...
  • 1 child still critical after KinderCare crash

    1 child still critical after KinderCare crash
    One child still is in critical condition today after a fatal hit-and-run crash Wednesday at the KinderCare Learning Center on Goldenrod Road. Eight children were rushed to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, but 15 people — mostly children...
  • Pedestrian killed in east Orange crash

    Pedestrian killed in east Orange crash
    A pedestrian was killed late Thursday after he was hit by a car on east Colonial Drive, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The man's name has not been released. He is said to be "past middle age," troopers said. The Honda Civic, driven by 22-year-...
  • Brandie Howard: Service today for 17-year-old Apopka High student killed in crash

    Brandie Howard: Service today for 17-year-old Apopka High student killed in crash
    Brandie Howard, a 17-year-old Apopka High School student killed in a recent traffic crash, will be remembered during a service today. Brandie was pronounced dead at a hospital March 31 after a crash on Interstate 4 in Volusia County, according to the...
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    At high schools across Southern California, there was fear, prayers and anxiety as students, teachers and parents awaited word on the fate of teenagers on the bus that crashed in Northern California Thursday night, killing 10 people. At Norte Vista High...
  • Car hits, kills bicyclist on Colonial Drive in Orlando

    Car hits, kills bicyclist on Colonial Drive in Orlando
    A blue Honda struck and killed a man riding a bicycle on East Colonial Drive late Friday, Orlando Police said. The deceased was later identified as 44-year-old Don Volkman. He was riding west with traffic when the small car struck him at Highland...
  • One child dead, 14 hurt as cops seek driver in hit-and-run day-care crash

    One child dead, 14 hurt as cops seek driver in hit-and-run day-care crash
    Joel Rosado sprinted to the scene as soon as he heard the screeches and saw a black Toyota Solara plow into the Goldenrod Road KinderCare, where a 4-year-old girl lay dying and 14 others were injured. "We could see the teachers were, like, panicking,"...
  • Day-care crash suspect Robert Corchado arrested

    Day-care crash suspect Robert Corchado arrested
    Cindy Williams' comments were carried to a national audience. But it was clear that, first and foremost, they were intended for one man: Robert Corchado, the suspected hit-and-run driver in a crash that killed 4-year-old Lily Quintus and injured 14 others...
  • Man who testified in Peterson case dies in I-55 crash

    Man who testified in Peterson case dies in I-55 crash
    A man who died in a crash Wednesday on Interstate 55 testified against Drew Peterson, the retired police sergeant who was convicted of killing his third wife and remains the only suspect in his fourth wife's disappearance. Walter Martineck, 47, died...
  • LAPD cop killed in suspected DUI had made 3,000 drunk-driving arrests

    LAPD cop killed in suspected DUI had made 3,000 drunk-driving arrests
    This post has been corrected. See note below for details. Veteran Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo, who died Wednesday after being hit by a driver accused of being high on cocaine, had arrested more than 3,000 DUI...
  • Suspect in deadly wrong-way Sawgrass crash makes court appearance

    Suspect in deadly wrong-way Sawgrass crash makes court appearance
    A woman accused of driving while drunk and without a license and killing two women in a wrong-way crash watched from jail Tuesday as the victims' siblings talked about their losses. Kayla Maria Mendoza, 21, was given a $600,000 bond during her first...