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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Suspected Bank Robbers Arrested After Chase, Crash

    Suspected Bank Robbers Arrested After Chase, Crash
    WESTPORT — Police said they arrested two suspected bank robbers Tuesday after a car chase, a crash and a foot pursuit. Carmello DeKane, 30, and Jermaine Cowan, 35, both of New Haven were arrested on robbery and larceny charges. DeKane also was...
  • Feds: Car-to-Car Tech Can Save Lives

     
    A new report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives a sneak peek at the future of accident avoidance. The agency says two technologies, left-turn assist and intersection-movement assist, could prevent as many as 592,000 accidents...
  • Family of Michigan woman sues homeowner in porch shooting case

    DETROIT (Reuters) - The family of a 19-year-old black woman shot dead by a white suburban homeowner after she knocked on his door early in the morning last November filed a wrongful death lawsuit against him on Tuesday. The shooting of Renisha McBride in...
  • Judge orders records released for Deltona man in fatal crash

    Judge orders records released for Deltona man in fatal crash
    SANFORD — A judge has ordered Sanford's hospital to hand over medical records for a 21-year-old Deltona man whose blood-alcohol level indicates he was drunk when he plowed into the back of a Buick driven by a New Smyrna Beach man last year. Peter...
  • Pope Francis grieving for relatives killed in Argentina crash

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Pope Francis was deeply grieved, the Vatican's official broadcasting service said on Tuesday, after the deaths of three relatives killed when their car slammed into the back of a truck on a highway in central Argentina. A...
  • Huntington Beach police to begin equestrian patrols

    Huntington Beach police to begin equestrian patrols
    Huntington Beach police Officer Gabe Ricci was a dog handler for the department for years. But he's trading his canine companion for another four-legged partner — one that's bigger, faster and more intimidating. Ricci and three colleagues were...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI Crash In Ellington, State Police Say

     State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI  Crash In Ellington, State Police Say
    ELLINGTON — An off-duty state trooper has been placed on desk duty following his involvement in a Friday night crash after which he failed field sobriety tests, state police said. The crash sent the trooper, Christopher J. Powers, 42, and...
  • Willington Man Dies In Crash Into Tree

    WILLINGTON — A local man died after his car struck a tree and stone wall at the intersection of Kuoko and Village Hill roads in Willington Friday night, police said. The crash occurred around 8:06 p.m. when Roger Schofield, 60, of Willington was...
  • Woman killed by car at Ritz Barbecue identified as 82-year-old South Whitehall woman

    The woman killed Sunday when she was hit by a car and pinned against the Ritz Barbecue restaurant at the Allentown Fairgrounds has been identified as Shirley Dengler, 82, of South Whitehall Township. Lehigh County Coroner Scott M. Grim said Dengler...