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  • 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

    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...
  • Deputies investigate serious motorcycle accident in Pompano Beach

    Deputies investigate serious motorcycle accident in Pompano Beach
    A man was seriously hurt Monday after he crashed his motorcycle in Pompano Beach. The man was driving south in the 1500 block of North Federal Highway around 4 p.m. when he "hit a curb and went tumbling," said Batttalion Chief Randy DeVore with...
  • Tamarac man dies following crash on U.S. 27

    Tamarac man dies following crash on U.S. 27
    A Tamarac man died Saturday after he lost control of the car he was driving while traveling south on U.S. 27 in Broward County. Gregory Lynn Gross Jr., 27, was driving a 1995 Ford Mustang south on U.S. 27 just before 1 p.m. when he lost control, said...
  • 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....
  • 10 Freeway lanes shut down in Fontana after big rig driver killed in crash

    10 Freeway lanes shut down in Fontana after big rig driver killed in crash
    One person was killed on the westbound 10 Freeway in Fontana early Monday when a big rig crashed into a freeway sign and burst into flames, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened near Citrus Avenue about 3 a.m., said CHP Officer...
  • 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...
  • Five things for Tuesday, February 3

    Five things for Tuesday, February 3
    Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: a new poll shows Bush and Clinton close in Florida; police release video in connection to hit-and-run accident; the secret world of Florida lakes; Warren Sapp arrested; and more. 1. A new...
  • Man dies after car strikes pole, flips over on Far South Side

    Man dies after car strikes pole, flips over on Far South Side
    A 34-year-old man was killed after a car lost control, slammed into a light pole and rolled over on the Far South Side early Saturday, police said. The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of West 111th Street in the Morgan Park...