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  • Lake teacher sentenced for crashing into deputy's car

    A 45-year-old teacher started her first day at Lake County Virtual School last month teaching an intensive reading course to high-school seniors. Monica Leigh Jenkins was back on the job after pleading guilty in July to one count of driving under the...
  • Two dead in overnight wrecks

    Two dead in overnight wrecks
    Two men died in separate traffic accidents on the South Side early Friday, according to authorities. The first crash occurred in the West Englewood neighborhood about 12:35 a.m. Friday A 23-year-old man driving a silver van south on Damen Avenue ran...
  • Teens killed in Santa Clarita pickup truck crash are identified

    Teens killed in Santa Clarita pickup truck crash are identified
    The Los Angeles County coroner on Saturday released the identities of three teenagers killed when their pickup truck veered off a road and plunged down an embankment in Santa Clarita. Jake Gnasso, April Townsend and Ian Bulbenko, all 19, died and two...
  • Four injured, driver flees River West car crash

    Four injured, driver flees River West car crash
    A car jumped a barrier and landed upside down after tearing an electrical pole in half early Saturday morning in the River West neighborhood, according to police. The driver fled the scene and is not in custody but at least two of the four people rushed...
  • Lansdale-area man killed in one-car crash

    Lansdale-area man killed in one-car crash
    A 61-year-old Lansdale-area man was killed when his car became airborne and landed on its roof Sunday morning on Sumneytown Pike in Towamencin Township, police said. John Erik, Stoney Court, Montgomery Township, was pronounced dead at the scene of the...
  • Car involved in crash swerves, kills man; 4 hurt

    A car veered into two homeless men, killing one, after a three-vehicle collision in Huntington Beach in which four other people were injured, police said. The fatally injured man was identified as Robert Borkland, 45, according to the Orange County...
  • Newport News firefighter-medic injured in accident while transporting patient

    A Newport News firefighter-medic was injured after the medic unit the person was riding in was struck by another vehicle Saturday evening, police said. The incident happened just after 7:30 p.m. in the area of 39th Street and Roanoke Avenue, where the...
  • All Lanes Open On I-95 South In Stratford After Bus Accident

    STRATFORD — The right lane of I-95 southbound near Exits 32 and 31 was briefly closed Monday afternoon following a motor vehicle accident involving a school bus, state police said. The accident was reported after 4 p.m. and involved two vehicles,...
  • Motorcyclist Killed In Trumbull Accident

    TRUMBULL — A 48-year-old man riding a motorcycle was killed Sunday morning after he was hit by a car at the corner of Church Hill Road and Quality Street, police said. The car, a 2013 Honda civic, was operated by an 88-year-old woman who was...
  • Hebron Teen Who Drove Drunk, Killing RHAM Classmate, Pleads Guilty

    Hebron Teen Who Drove Drunk, Killing RHAM Classmate, Pleads Guilty
    VERNON — A teenager who crashed while driving drunk, killing a fellow RHAM High School student last year, pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Friday and faces up to seven years in prison. Connor McKee, 18, pleaded guilty to a single count of second-...
  • GM ignition-switch death toll could grow well beyond the 19 tallied

    GM ignition-switch death toll could grow well beyond the 19 tallied
    The number of people killed in crashes caused by a faulty ignition switch in older General Motors cars now stands at 19 and could grow to well over 100 based on the number of claims filed against the automaker. That is according to the first report from...