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  • Driver charged in fatal wrong-way Eisenhower crash

    A Chicago man has been charged with aggravated DUI in a wrong-way crash this week on the Eisenhower Expressway in Forest Park that killed a man and injured several others, police said. Matthew M. Bougher, 21, was charged with aggravated driving under...
  • Street racing suspected in fatal Tamarac crash, search warrant says

    Street racing suspected in fatal Tamarac crash, search warrant says
    A suspected street race of nearly 30 mph over the speed limit has taken a grim toll: A young life lost and plans for a military career put on hold. Investigators suspect a Hyundai was racing a motorcycle when the driver lost control and wrapped his...
  • Episcopal church to review how bishop now in jail was elected

    Episcopal church to review how bishop now in jail was elected
    National Episcopal officials will reassess the process by which the church elected a bishop now accused in the hit-and-run death of a prominent local bicyclist, the head of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland wrote in a letter to members Tuesday. "A...
  • Correction Officer Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

    Correction Officer Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash
    BRIDGEPORT — A state correction officer was charged Wednesday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash last month on Boston Avenue. Patricia Daniels, 46, of Palisade Avenue in Bridgeport, was taken into custody on an arrest warrant charging...
  • Prison bus, freight train collide in Texas, killing at least 10

    Prison bus, freight train collide in Texas, killing at least 10
    At least 10 people were killed and five were injured Wednesday when a prison bus skidded off an icy overpass in West Texas and collided with a passing train, officials said. Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson said the bus careened off an Interstate...
  • Police identify woman killed in Sharp-Leadenhall crash

    Police identify woman killed in Sharp-Leadenhall crash
    Police identified the 63-year-old woman who was killed in a car crash in Sharp-Leadenhall Tuesday as Helen Davis of Harlem Park. Davis, of the 500 block of N. Fremont Ave., was a nearly 30-year veteran of The Baltimore Sun, newspaper spokeswoman Renee...
  • 2 hurt as car crashes, rolls on its side on Rt. 209 in Mahoning

    A Kunkletown driver and her passenger suffered minor injuries last Thursday night when their car crashed on Route 209 in Mahoning Township, police said. Carley Honey drove into an embankment, knocking the car on its side, about 7:15 p.m. on a curve of...
  • Wrong-way crash on I-290 kills 1 in Forest Park

    One person died and several others were injured after a wrong-way driver rammed into other cars early Sunday on the Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Forest Park, police said. The three-vehicle crash happened about 4:40 a.m. in the eastbound...
  • Police Investigate Morning Crash In South Windsor

    Police Investigate Morning Crash In South Windsor
    SOUTH WINDSOR — A motorist was injured in a two-car crash Wednesday morning. The crash happened at Buckland Road and Deming Street shortly after 7:30 a.m., police said. One driver was transported to Hartford Hospital for treatment of injuries...
  • School Bus Crash In Windham

    WINDHAM — A school bus and a car collided Thursday morning, state police said. The crash happened at the intersection of routes 32 and 208 sometime before 8:30 a.m. No one was injured, state police said. It wasn't clear if any students were on the...
  • Traffic: Crash slowing traffic on SR 528

    Traffic: Crash slowing traffic on SR 528
    A crash is blocking traffic on eastbound State Road 528 right now. The crash is at Mile Marker 32. The right lane is blocked. mdostis@tribpub.com