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  • Clermont will stop using red-light cameras

    Clermont will stop using red-light cameras
    Clermont will stop using red-light cameras at the end of the city's three-year contract with its vendor. City Council, besieged by ticketed motorists, voted unanimously Tuesday night not to renew its contract with camera company, Arizona-based...
  • Skateboarder killed in McHenry crash identified

    Skateboarder killed in McHenry crash identified
    The 17-year-old killed Tuesday night after being hit by a pickup truck has been identified by the McHenry County coroner as Nicholas S. Kilpatrick. An autopsy performed today found Kilpatrick died of "multiple injuries to his head, spine, chest and...
  • State police: Allentown woman killed in Erie County crash

      State police in Erie County said an Allentown woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash Sunday. Elaine Wilt, 70, died as a result of the 6"45 p.m. crash in Platea, according to state police. The crash remains under investigation, police said....
  • Rollover accident injures two, causes southbound I-75 lanes to close

    Two people were seriously injured Wednesday when a pickup rolled over on Interstate 75 just south of the Broward line. A pickup with an ATV in the bed was traveling southbound on I-75 around 6 p.m. when it overturned, seriously injuring the truck's two...
  • I-95 rollover crash injures two in Delray

    Traffic was blocked for about 45 minutes after two people were injured in a rollover crash on Interstate-95, according to Delray Beach Fire Rescue. The crash happened in the northbound lanes near Linton Boulevard at 1:56 p.m. and involved a tractor...
  • Driver busted in Maryland with cocaine 'trail' thought he was in Chicago

    A Maryland man alleged to have cocaine on his face and clothes and be driving while drunk was arrested after he told an officer he thought he was in Chicago, a Maryland State Police spokesman said on Wednesday. Artis Ray Gordon, 69, of Baltimore, was...
  • School Van Crashes In Willimantic, Four Children Injured

    WILLIMANTIC — Four students were injured when a school van hit a pole on Quarry Street Wednesday morning, fire officials said. The utility pole snapped and wires dropped. Traffic is being detoured around the crash scene; the street is closed,...
  • Woman dies after car strikes pole in Lake County

    Woman dies after car strikes pole in Lake County
    A woman died after her car left the roadway and struck a pole in north suburban Third Lake this morning, police said.  The crash occurred near the intersection of U.S. Highway 45 and Washington Street at about 6 a.m., according to a news release from...
  • Federal money approved for fixes to bottleneck at 57 and 60 freeways

    Federal money approved for fixes to bottleneck at 57 and 60 freeways
    There may be relief in sight for drivers and truckers facing one of Southern California’s worst bottlenecks. Federal officials Tuesday approved a $10-million grant for a series of fixes to the congested interchange between the 60 Freeway and the...
  • Man defies wife, drives after drinking, dies in crash

    Authorities say that despite arguing and punches being thrown, no one could stop Bradley Schauer from driving home after a night of drinking beer around a fire pit. Less than an hour later, the 40-year-old farmer crashed his pickup and was thrown to...
  • Repeat offender shows complex DUI challenges

    Repeat offender shows complex DUI challenges
    Repeat drunken driver Leslie Thurow walked out of Cook County Jail last Thursday night with orders to stay off the roads and report to probation. But on Tuesday she was in Cook County Jail again, this time without bail after being accused of...