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  • Allentown man is tested after crash that cut Upper Macungie power, police say

    An Allentown man was tested for intoxication Monday night after his car crashed into an Upper Macungie utility pole, temporarily cutting power to hundreds of homes for nearly an hour, police said Tuesday. Dennis Kibler, 28, was driving south on Chapmans...
  • Federal Lawsuit Accuses Bridgeport Police Of Excessive Force

    Federal Lawsuit Accuses Bridgeport Police Of Excessive Force
    BRIDGEPORT (AP) — A passenger in a car that hit a police cruiser two years ago is suing officers on accusations they used excessive force. Antonio Lostaunau has filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport. He claims he was kicked,...
  • Blotter: Aurora police say man was drunk when struck by car

    Aurora police said a man was drunk early Sunday morning when he was struck by a vehicle while walking along the street. Jose Remigio-Trinidad was charged with being a pedestrian under the influence following the crash at 1:53 a.m. near North Chestnut...
  • Instructor achieves international yoga certification

     Instructor achieves international yoga certification
    Asha Watson learned about the benefits of yoga the hard way. She was involved in two car accidents one week apart. Her body sustained soft tissue damage that caused back and neck problems, and muscle spasms. For a woman accustomed to being always on the...
  • Concert honors late youth director

    Concert honors late youth director
    The rock and roll nostalgia band "The Bronx Wanderers" star in a fundraising concert Feb. 7 at Temple B'nai Aviv in Weston in honor of their late youth director David Lindenbaum. Lindenbaum was the temple's first youth director and died in a car crash...
  • Joliet man dies in one-car crash on I-55

    Joliet man dies in one-car crash on I-55
    A 34-year-old Joliet man died Sunday night after his vehicle went off of Interstate 55 in Plainfield, according to the Will County coroner's office. Steven R. McMullan, was pronounced dead at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the coroner. McMullan was...
  • Police identify victim of crash on Sunrise Boulevard

    Police on Monday identified a woman who died in a crash on West Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale early Sunday. Jeanne Mathurin, 54, was pronounced dead at Sunrise Boulevard near Northwest 16th Avenue, just east of Interstate 95. A young girl who was...
  • Police release description of fatal hit-and-run involved vehicle

    Police release description of fatal hit-and-run involved vehicle
    Morton Grove police have released a vague description of the vehicle wanted in the Jan. 12 hit-and-run crash that killed a local elderly man. Richard Mikulec, 86, was crossing the street at Shermer Road just north of Harlem Avenue at about 7 p.m. on the...
  • Hillcrest grad Shannise Heady left words to live by

    A lot of people over the past week have painted pictures of Shannise Heady that would have made Picasso proud. She was described as talented. Warm. Ambitious. Funny. Determined. Resilient. Caring. Selfless. They were all words that are typically said...
  • Traffic: I-4, I-95 traffic slow after crashes

    Traffic: I-4, I-95 traffic slow after crashes
    Sorry, commuters. Central Florida highways are a mess this morning. A crash in Orange County on westbound Interstate 4 at Exit 82B (Anderson Avenue) is slowing traffic past Princeton Street. Two left lanes are blocked. Meanwhile, a crash is blocking...
  • Say prayers before climbing aboard Broward bus

    Say prayers before climbing aboard Broward bus
    After you read this, you may not want to climb aboard a Broward public bus again. Or at least not before you say your prayers. It appears Broward is pretty lax when it come to allowing bad bus drivers keep their jobs. Check out Sun Sentinel reporter...