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  • Woman running across 710 Freeway killed by suspected drunk driver

    Woman running across 710 Freeway killed by suspected drunk driver
    An unidentified woman was killed early Sunday when she was struck by three vehicles while running across the northbound lanes of the 710 Freeway in Long Beach, authorities said. The woman was first hit by a Toyota Tacoma pickup as she crossed the...
  • 5-year-old boy killed in Lake County crash

    5-year-old boy killed in Lake County crash
    A 5-year-old boy from Tennessee was killed in a crash just before 4 p.m. Saturday in Leesburg, according to Florida Highway Patrol. A Sumter Electric Cooperative Inc. bucket truck driven by David Raber, 59, of Howey in the Hills was going southbound...
  • Cop, pedestrian injured in traffic crash on Far South Side

    Cop, pedestrian injured in traffic crash on Far South Side
    A Chicago police officer and a pedestrian were injured in a traffic crash on the Far South Side on Saturday evening, authorities said. Around 8 p.m., a police squad car struck a pedestrian while responding to a call in the 10100 block of South Wentworth...
  • Columbia crash leaves Gambrills man dead, two injured

    Columbia crash leaves Gambrills man dead, two injured
    Howard County police are investigating a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Columbia that left one person dead and two others injured. Police said the crash happened at 4:36 a.m. The preliminary investigation indicates a 2002 Nissan Frontier...
  • Victims of plane crash ID'd as 3 Kansas doctors: 'They had the American dream'

    Victims of plane crash ID'd as 3 Kansas doctors: 'They had the American dream'
    The three people killed when their plane crashed near homes in Palos Hills were physicians from Kansas who had flown to Chicago for the day, police and relatives said. Tausif Rehman, 34, a neurosurgeon at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, Kan., was...
  • 9-year-old killed, several injured in Anaheim car crash

    9-year-old killed, several injured in Anaheim car crash
    A 9-year-old boy was killed and four other family members were seriously injured when their car was rear-ended at an Anaheim intersection shortly before midnight Saturday, police said. The driver of a Toyota pickup that slammed into the family’s...
  • Hundreds Gather In Meriden To Support Mother In Mourning

    Hundreds Gather In Meriden To Support Mother In Mourning
    MERIDEN — Candles illuminated the grief of a community Friday evening during a vigil to offer sympathy and support to a mother and to the families devastated by an unimaginable tragedy. Baughnita Leary, 25, was the only survivor after the car...
  • Murrieta mayor says he wasn't drunk, apologizes to injured teens

    Murrieta mayor says he wasn't drunk, apologizes to injured teens
    Murrieta Mayor Alan Long was arrested Thursday on suspicion of seriously injuring four high school students while driving drunk, police said. The Murrieta high school students, who are 14 to 17 years old, suffered moderate to major injuries and were...
  • Eastbound lanes reopened on I-4 in DeLand after crash

    Eastbound lanes reopened on I-4 in DeLand after crash
    Eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 in Volusia County reopened after an early-morning crash near the DeLand exit had them closed for hours. Traffic was backed up from mile marker 126 to 122, according to the Florida Department of Transportation....
  • Serious crash involving motorcycles on I-95 in Harford County

    Serious crash involving motorcycles on I-95 in Harford County
    Two motorcycle riders are expected to survive after being seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 95 on Harford County Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The crash blocked all the southbound lanes of I-95 past Exit 74 after the 1 p.m. crash, and...
  • Fatal Pedestrian Accident Reported In East Hampton

    EAST HAMPTON — A 79-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on Main Street Friday morning, according to police. Police identified the victim as John J. Morris, of Myrtle Road. Police said that a vehicle driven by Jennifer Vanwycke, 34,...