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  • 2 killed in motorcycle crash on I-80

    2 killed in motorcycle crash on I-80
    A man and a woman from the northwest suburbs were killed early this morning when the motorcycle they were riding crashed into a semi tractor trailer on Interstate 80 near Mokena in southwest suburban Frankfort Township, authorities said. The 32-year-old...
  • New Lenox man dies in one-vehicle rollover

    New Lenox man dies in one-vehicle rollover
    A New Lenox man died early Saturday after he was pinned under his pickup truck in a one-vehicle accident, authorities said. Richard W. Schroeder, 51, was declared dead at 3:06 a.m. at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox following the crash near Delaney...
  • Mourners gather to remember father and daughter killed in plane crash

    Mourners gather to remember father and daughter killed in plane crash
    An overflow crowd packed a north suburban funeral service Tuesday for Jeffrey Bronken and his daughter, Katherine, 15, who were killed in a plane crash in Florida during their spring break. The service touched on how the Round Lake family had been twice...
  • It's Junior day at Daytona 500

    It's Junior day at Daytona 500
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It took nearly 10 hours to complete the Daytona 500 on Sunday and for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to complete his 10-year bid to return to Daytona's Victory Lane. Earnhardt held off Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski on a restart with...
  • Tony Stewart falls short at Daytona 500

    Tony Stewart falls short at Daytona 500
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tony Stewart's attempt to win his first Daytona 500 fell short Sunday as the three-time NASCAR champion drove his first race since suffering a broken right leg in August. After starting 21st, Stewart's No. 14 Chevrolet...
  • Ex-Oakland Raider linebacker killed in high-speed crash

    Ex-Oakland Raider linebacker killed in high-speed crash
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Thomas Howard died early Monday in a high-speed crash that also killed another man, according to media reports. A California Highway Patrol...
  • UCLA's Nick Pasquale had 0.26% blood alcohol level at time of death

    UCLA’s Nick Pasquale had a blood-alcohol content of 0.26% when he was struck and killed by a car in the early morning hours on Sept. 8, Lt. Jeff Hallock of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said. As a reference point, the legal limit...
  • Boys' basketball: Austin Hatch returns to the court in 'miracle' comeback

    Boys' basketball: Austin Hatch returns to the court in 'miracle' comeback
     Three years after surviving a plane crash as a 16-year-old and vowing to one day return to the basketball court, Austin Hatch did just that on Wednesday night, making a three-pointer on his first shot in the fourth quarter that caused his Loyola High...
  • Former UM football player JoJo Nicolas dies after crash

    For a day, former UM football player JoJo Nicolas fought for his life after being critically injured in an early-morning car accident in Miami Beach. Wednesday night, flanked by emotionally shaken family members, his brother Abner Davis announced that...
  • Former 'Cane Jojo Nicolas injured in wreck on Miami Beach

    Former 'Cane Jojo Nicolas injured in wreck on Miami Beach
    Former UM football player Jojo Nicolas was involved in an early morning crash in Miami Beach, and remained in critical condition Tuesday afternoon, according to police. Traffic was snarled near Miami Beach and westbound lanes of the MacArthur Causeway...
  • Police identify victim in Delray crash and shooting

    – A 23-year-old man is dead after a wild shooting and car crash in downtown Delray Beach. The investigation shut down Atlantic Avenue Thursday night and police were still working the scene Friday. It happened at Atlantic and Eighth Avenue West...