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  • Vehicle rear-ends school bus; kids are unhurt

    Vehicle rear-ends school bus; kids are unhurt
    Hollywood firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to pry open a Honda and free a passenger after the vehicle hit a school bus. The accident happened about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 5200 block of Harrison Street. The school bus was stopped when the...
  • Crash reported near I-795 in Reisterstown

    Crash reported near I-795 in Reisterstown
    A two-vehicle crash at Maryland 140 near Interstate 795 in Reisterstown is blocking east and westbound travel lanes, according to state highway officials. The crash was reported at 6:49 a.m. No other major delays reported as of 7 a.m. State officials...
  • Sunday is the Super Bowl of drunk driving, crash data show

    Sunday is the Super Bowl of drunk driving, crash data show
    Be careful driving on Super Bowl Sunday. Your chance of being involved in a crash tied to drunk driving can be as much as double that of a normal Sunday in January or February, according to California safety officials and the Auto Club of Southern...
  • Car accident could raise insurance premium by 35 percent in Illinois

    Car accident could raise insurance premium by 35 percent in Illinois
    A car accident can happen in seconds, but you can expect to endure up to five years of higher auto insurance premiums after filing your claim. According to a study by Insurancequotes.com, if a 45-year-old married woman in Illinois with a perfect driving...
  • Ride-hailing services may reduce drunk driving, Uber-MADD report says

    Ride-hailing services may reduce drunk driving, Uber-MADD report says
    Ride-hailing services like Uber, Sidecar and Lyft may be lowering instances of drunk driving, according to a report produced by Uber and Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The report focused on some of the company's earliest markets including California,...
  • Man killed in crash; state trooper hurt trying to help

    Man killed in crash; state trooper hurt trying to help
    A man clocked driving more than 20 mph over the speed limit was killed after crashing his car in Howard County, and a state trooper was injured trying to help him. Maryland State Police say the trooper's radar unit clocked 47-year-old Matthew Groves'...
  • Illinois State University student from Chicago area in coma after hit-and-run

     Illinois State University student from Chicago area in coma after hit-and-run
    An Illinois State University student from Crystal Lake is on life support in a downstate hospital after he was struck by a car, according to family friends. Benjamin Allison, 20, a Crystal Lake South High School graduate and an ISU sophomore, has not...
  • Bond reduced for woman in Valparaiso traffic death

    Bond reduced for woman in Valparaiso traffic death
    The LaPorte woman who allegedly hit two women, killing one, while under the influence of drugs, had her bail bond reduced Monday. Rachel A. Marvin, 23, originally had her bail bond set at $100,000 cash for the Sept. 25 accident that killed Lindy Wilson,...
  • 2 dead after car slams through guardrail on 118 Freeway

    2 dead after car slams through guardrail on 118 Freeway
    Two people died early Sunday after their car crashed through a guardrail on the eastbound 118 Freeway in Chatsworth and landed upside down in a riverbed, authorities said. The single-vehicle crash occurred shortly after midnight near the DeSoto Avenue...
  • Indonesian rescuers fail for 2nd time to lift fuselage of crashed AirAsia jetliner

    The second attempt to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner failed Sunday as the wreckage sank back to the ocean floor when a rope linking the lifting balloons broke. Navy spokesman Manahan Simorangkir said strong current was the main...
  • Motorcycle crash on I-95 claims life of Deerfield Beach man, 20

    Motorcycle crash on I-95 claims life of Deerfield Beach man, 20
    When John Austin Ward didn't come home from work as expected Sunday night, his girlfriend drove north on Interstate 95 to look for him. In the southbound lanes just north of Congress Avenue, Melanie Steixner saw police vehicles, Ward's smashed motorcycle...