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  • $500K bail for man accused of taking semi, critically injuring cyclist

    $500K bail for man accused of taking semi, critically injuring cyclist
    A judge Saturday set bail at $500,000 for a 31-year-old man accused of driving a stolen semi-truck and fleeing the scene of an accident that left a bicyclist critically injured earlier this month. Jason Popko, of the 2700 block of West Harrison Street,...
  • Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car in Newport News

    A pedestrian has been hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle in Newport News Saturday evening, according to police dispatchers.  Dispatchers received the call at 7:44 p.m. Saturday about the auto-pedestrian accident. The accident occurred at the...
  • Corona del Mar Today: CdM teen rescues SUV driver

    Corona del Mar Today: CdM teen rescues SUV driver
      A Corona del Mar teenager, driving home after water polo practice at Mater Dei High School, rescued a man from an overturned car Monday evening after three vehicles crashed on the 73 toll road near Bear Street, just above the 55 freeway. "I have a...
  • Newport News emergency medics respond to all

    Newport News emergency medics respond to all
    Newport News - Calls come in steadily: a 26-year-old pregnant woman whose contractions are three minutes apart; a 92-year-old woman recently returned from the hospital who has fallen; a motorcycle-pedestrian accident; a suspected overdose by a 34-year-old...
  • Woman left hanging a year after power line hit car

    Woman left hanging a year after power line hit car
    Motorists shouldn't have to worry about power lines crashing down on their cars. And they surely shouldn't expect the runaround Lori Keenly has encountered since it happened to her. Thankfully, she wasn't injured. But her car was damaged and more than a...
  • John Goodman retrial: Defense expert says Bentley malfunctioned

    An automotive expert for the defense testified Friday in John Goodman's DUI manslaughter retrial that the Wellington polo magnate's Bentley was malfunctioning at the time of the 2010 crash that killed recent University of Central Florida grad Scott...
  • Van flees after it crashes at Allentown Wine & Spirits store

    A minivan crashed into a fence railing at the Wine & Spirits store in east Allentown on Thursday night and fled toward Bethlehem, according to emergency radio reports. A minivan, possibly a red Dodge Caravan, hit the railing at 906 Club Ave. about 8:25...
  • Eustis man claims faulty air bag blinded him

    Eustis man claims faulty air bag blinded him
    The morning of May 29, Corey Burdick was driving to work in his 2001 Honda Civic like he would any other day. The 26-year-old Eustis father of two boys was heading to his job as a forklift operator. As he turned from Haselton Street to Orange Avenue,...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 in Pikesville

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 in Pikesville
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Pikesville prior to the MD 129 (Park Heights Avenue) exit has closed the outer loop right shoulder at 9:03 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also reported that a...
  • Motorcycle crash death of Oakland Park man 'a huge loss'

    Motorcycle crash death of Oakland Park man 'a huge loss'
    A 22-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 595 early Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Authorities identified the motorcyclist as Kevin Patrick Smith, of Oakland Park. The crash, which remains...
  • John Goodman retrial: 'Man-cave' neighbor testifies

    As the John Goodman DUI manslaughter retrial began winding down its second week, the defense Thursday offered yet more testimony to counter the allegations the Wellington polo club founder drove while greatly impaired by alcohol and drugs. With Goodman's...