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  • Stop sign in West Boca to be removed

    Stop sign in West Boca to be removed
    Q: We have a ridiculous stop sign where Glades Road turns into Palmetto Park Road in West Boca. No one stops here, because there is no traffic to stop for. Westbound Palmetto Park drivers only stop if they are making a U-turn. I contend this stop sign...
  • Two-car crash at O'Hare leaves 4 injured

    Two-car crash at O'Hare leaves 4 injured
    Four people were hospitalized in a two-car accident at O'Hare International Airport early Monday morning, authorities said. About 12:25 a.m., police and fire officials responded to a two-car crash on a service road at the airport, said Chicago Police...
  • Car smashes hydrant; person is extricated as geyser floods road [Video]

    Car smashes hydrant; person is extricated as geyser floods road [Video]
    At least three people were injured when a traffic collision in Hawthorne sent a car crashing into a fire hydrant, unleashing a geyser of water that flooded an intersection. Police and fire officials said the two-car crash occurred around 11:30 p.m....
  • No bond for man charged in Elgin high-speed chase

    No bond for man charged in Elgin high-speed chase
    An Elgin man who led police on a high-speed chase Sunday morning ultimately crashed his car. At 10:46 a.m., police responded to a call of a person waving a gun from a vehicle near the intersection of South and Lillian streets, according to a statement...
  • Five shot in Baltimore Friday night and Saturday, one dead

    Five shot in Baltimore Friday night and Saturday, one dead
    Five men were shot in Baltimore Friday night and Saturday, including a man found dead in a van that crashed into the front porch of a home and another who was critically wounded while delivering food, police said. In the Sandtown-Winchester...
  • Windermere Police Department sees almost 500% increase in DUI arrests

    It was a Saturday night, the first weekend of 2015,and the motorist was swerving in and out of her driving lane in Windermere. Moments later, a police officer would see the 28-year-old woman almost crash into oncoming traffic and then rear-end a vehicle,...
  • Suspect in fatal DUI nearly two times over the limit: prosecutors

    Suspect in fatal DUI nearly two times over the limit: prosecutors
    A Humboldt Park man admitted to drinking whiskey and pineapple juice before he got behind the wheel Saturday night and fatally hit two pedestrians, then sped off, Cook County prosecutors said Monday afternoon in court. Jose Estrada, 24, of the 1200...
  • Prosecutors: Man charged in fatal crash was at almost twice legal alcohol limit

    Prosecutors: Man charged in fatal crash was at almost twice legal alcohol limit
    A Humboldt Park man has been charged after police say he was drunk and behind the wheel during a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed two men over the weekend. Jose Estrada, 24, was charged with two felony counts of aggravated DUI resulting in death,...
  • 'Flash-freezing' makes Northeast roads treacherous; icy roads blamed in at least 5 deaths

    Rain "flash-freezing" on roads and sidewalks left an icy glaze under feet and tires across much of the northeast on Sunday, causing crashes that claimed at least five lives. A crash involving 30 to 50 vehicles on Interstate 76 outside Philadelphia killed...
  • Surprise 'flash-freezing' rain turns roads into rinks

    Surprise 'flash-freezing' rain turns roads into rinks
    “Flash-freezing” rain coated roads and walkways with ice early Sunday, triggering fatal crashes near Philadelphia and snarling traffic across the Lehigh Valley, bringing motorists to a standstill on Route 22, Route 33 and Route 309....
  • Four dead in icy crashes on PA highways; 50-car pileup on Schuylkill

    Four dead in icy crashes on PA highways; 50-car pileup on Schuylkill
    Several multi-car pileups — including one involving dozens of vehicles — in icy conditions on interstates in the Philadelphia area claimed at least four lives and injured dozens on Sunday as hundreds of crashes were reported across eastern...