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  • 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

    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...
  • Pot-smoking teen driver avoids prison in fatal Boca crash

    Pot-smoking teen driver avoids prison in fatal Boca crash
    A Boca Raton teenager who told police he smoked marijuana before a fatal crash in the city nearly two years ago will avoid jail time and a criminal record in a plea deal approved Thursday in Palm Beach County Circuit Court. Adam Daszkal, 18, had been...
  • West Delray man killed when car hits pole

    West Delray man killed when car hits pole
    A man whose vehicle hit a pole, killing him, may have crashed because he suffered a medical emergency moments before. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue was called to the scene at El Clair Ranch Road and Via Delray shortly after 7 a.m. for a car that smashed...
  • Staged car crashes help police spot fraudulent claims

    Staged car crashes help police spot fraudulent claims
    Glendale and Burbank police on Thursday watched a series of staged car collisions in a training session on how to identify fraudulent claims. Organized by car insurer Mercury Insurance, the event staged a series of crashes at low speeds, including...
  • Leesburg woman, 91, killed in crash

    Leesburg woman, 91, killed in crash
    LEESBURG — A 91-year-old woman was killed after a pickup truck hit her car as she was pulling out of a business driveway, police said. Dorothy Nann of Leesburg was transported after the crash to Leesburg Regional Medical Center, where she later...
  • At least 1 hurt in Morton Grove car crash

    At least 1 hurt in Morton Grove car crash
    At least one person was hurt in a four-vehicle crash in north suburban Morton Grove Saturday evening, police said. The four vehicles crashed around 10:30 p.m. in the 6500 block of Oakton Street, said Morton Grove Police Officer Steve Kaye, citing...