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  • Clermont Police waiting to see if arrest warrant gets issued in traffic crash case

    The Clermont Police Department is waiting for a response from the State Attorney’s Office on whether they will issue a warrant for the arrest of a driver that police say caused a crash after he fled from a Clermont police officer. The Clermont...
  • Hit-and-run crash kills one in West Baltimore

    Hit-and-run crash kills one in West Baltimore
    A 42-year-old man was killed and two pedestrians were injured Monday morning in a hit-and-run crash in West Baltimore, and police are searching for the driver. About 9:30 a.m., officers in a marked police cruiser observed a car driving erratically going...
  • Putting the brakes on hit and runs

    Putting the brakes on hit and runs
    California law is clear: If a driver hits someone, he must stop the car, assist the victim, call 911 if necessary, and provide his name, address and vehicle information. Failure to stop is a hit and run, and if convicted, the driver could face prison or a...
  • Six months in jail for teen who stole from car in Paul Walker crash

    Six months in jail for teen who stole from car in Paul Walker crash
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A teenager who stole a rooftop panel from the wrecked Porsche of actor Paul Walker, soon after the "Fast and Furious" star was killed in a crash, was sentenced on Thursday to six months in jail, a spokesman for prosecutors said....
  • Writer Webster held on DUI charge after fatal Virginia accident

    (Reuters) - Award-winning U.S. author Donovan Webster is being held without bail on a drunken driving charge after a man was killed in an accident outside Charlottesville, Virginia, police said on Monday. Webster, 55, of Charlottesville, was arrested...
  • Inquiry into Tony Stewart-Kevin Ward Jr. tragedy to take a while

    The probe into the incident in which NASCAR's Tony Stewart struck and killed another driver who was on foot during a race in upstate New York will continue at least two more weeks, authorities said Tuesday. Meanwhile, fellow NASCAR driver Brad...
  • Fatal fairgrounds crash 'one of those freak accidents,' police say

    Fatal fairgrounds crash 'one of those freak accidents,' police say
    Shirley Dengler, a regular at the Ritz Barbecue at the Allentown Fairgrounds, had just paid her check Sunday evening and was walking away from the restaurant when a car hit her. It pinned her against the wall after hitting the restaurant with such force...
  • 3 relatives of Pope Francis killed in crash in Argentina

    Three relatives of Pope Francis were killed early Tuesday when their car collided with a truck in Argentina's central Cordoba province, local media reported. A nephew of the pope, Emanuel Bergoglio, who was driving the car was in serious condition after...
  • Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash In Bethel

    BETHEL — A man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Mansfield Street and Fleetwood Avenue. The man, whose identity was not released, was driving east on Mansfield Street around 5:20 p.m. when he veered off the paved...
  • Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Manchester Crash

    MANCHESTER — A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries when his bike collided with a car at Main Street and East Middle Turnpike on Friday night, police said. The motorcyclist was traveling north on Main Street about 10 p.m. when he...
  • Septuagenarian cyclist sidelined in bicycle-car crash

    Septuagenarian cyclist sidelined in bicycle-car crash
    As vacations go, this one was a pip. Some of the year's best cycling weather, of course, came in the week that followed Tuesday of last week, when I was rendered unable to get out to enjoy it. Mother Nature has a sadistic sense of humor. I shan't bother...