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  • Orlando motorcyclist, 31, killed in Lake County crash

    Orlando motorcyclist, 31, killed in Lake County crash
    An Orlando motorcyclist was killed this morning in a Lake County crash, a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. Jason Davis, 31, was driving a Suzuki motorcycle east on State Road 44 near Seminole Springs Road when the collision happened around 8:15...
  • Teen killed in Poconos crash

    Teen killed in Poconos crash
    A Tobyhanna teenager was killed early Saturday in a one-vehicle crash on Route 196 in Tobyhanna, Pocono Mountain Regional Police said. Alek Lugo, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene after the car he was riding in exited the roadway and struck a tree...
  • Dania Beach boy, 8, dies from injuries sustained in hit-and-run crash

    Dania Beach boy, 8, dies from injuries sustained in hit-and-run crash
    Apollo Brown Jr. only lived for eight years, but he was a happy and smart and polite young man, his father said. He was a loyal friend, a budding scholar, Apollo Brown Sr. said. He never had to worry about his son getting into trouble. He never had to...
  • Route 873 closed near Slatington after crash brings down pole, wires

    A section of Route 873 south of Slatington was shut down Friday night after a truck crashed into a house and brought down a utility pole, according to emergency radio reports. The truck hit the house about 7:20 p.m. at Route 873 and Avery Road in...
  • 14-year-old boy crashes car into house near Florida Mall

    14-year-old boy crashes car into house near Florida Mall
    A joy ride by a 14-year-old boy in his parents' vehicle did not end well, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The boy had taken the family 1999 Acura without his parents' knowledge. He was driving along Evangeline Avenue near the Florida Mall...
  • I-15 crash victims were L.A. County residents headed to Mexico funeral

    I-15 crash victims were L.A. County residents headed to Mexico funeral
    Three people, including a married couple, from Los Angeles County were killed Friday when their sport-utility vehicle crashed after flipping over the center divider of the 15 Freeway in San Diego County, authorities said. The black 2001 Ford...
  • City Hall cites flawed statistics on red light cameras

    City Hall cites flawed statistics on red light cameras
    After examining the Tribune's study of crash rates at red light camera intersections, the Emanuel administration has conceded that there was a key flaw in its own claim in October that right-angle crashes at such intersections were down 47 percent. In...
  • Woman hurt in Allentown rush-hour crash on Martin Luther King Drive

    Woman hurt in Allentown rush-hour crash on Martin Luther King Drive
    A woman was injured when her car collided with another vehicle on Martin Luther King Drive late Friday afternoon, tying up traffic as rush hour began. The accident happened about 3:50 p.m. as the woman, who was going west on Martin Luther King Drive,...
  • Blotter: Traffic stops lead to citations in Plainfield

    Blotter: Traffic stops lead to citations in Plainfield
    The following items were taken from Plainfield police reports: A 22-year-old Joliet woman was stopped Dec. 14 at West Renwick Road and South Spangler Farm Drive and charged with speeding and driving without insurance. A 38-year-old Montgomery man...
  • Woman killed during crash in Plainfield

    Woman killed during crash in Plainfield
    An Aurora woman was killed Dec. 11 in Plainfield after her vehicle struck a box truck, police said. The incident took place at about 8:15 a.m. on Ridge Road, near the intersection with Johnson Road, in Kendall County, according to police. A...
  • Elderly driver mistakes gas for brake, crashes into bank

    Elderly driver mistakes gas for brake, crashes into bank
    A car crashed into a bank in a Glendale strip mall Tuesday apparently after the driver accidentally stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake pedal while turning into the parking lot, police said. Authorities were called to the scene around 12:30 p....