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  • Hatfield man, 21, killed as car smashes into utility pole

    Hatfield man, 21, killed as car smashes into utility pole
      A man was killed early Monday when his car crashed "at a high rate of speed" into a utility pole in Hatfield Township, throwing him from the vehicle, which broke into three sections, police said. A passenger also was injured. Timothy T. Nguyen,...
  • 818 Roundup: Car accident victim identified; Freeway and lane closures

    818 Roundup: Car accident victim identified; Freeway and lane closures
    Good morning readers! Today is Tuesday, August 26. Temperatures today are forecasted to reach a high of 83 degrees in the Glendale area and a low of 66. Headlines from the area: - The 76-year-old woman who died after her car careened off a canyon...
  • Jim Thorpe man injured in motorcycle crash to be cited

    Jim Thorpe man injured in motorcycle crash to be cited
      A 39-year-old Jim Thorpe man suffered major injuries when he crashed his motorcycle Sunday in Schuylkill County while speeding, state police said. Mark Goff lost control of his motorcycle on a slight curve on Valley Road in Walker Township about 6:...
  • Man injured after car plows into Highland Park building

    Man injured after car plows into Highland Park building
    A man was hospitalized Monday evening after he lost control of the vehicle he was driving and crashed into a building in north suburban Highland Park, officials said. The accident happened about 5 p.m. on Route 41, Skokie Valley Road,  according to...
  • New York teen gets five to 15 years in fatal drugged driving crash

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York teenager was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, a month after he admitted he had been high on marijuana when he smashed his car into a tree, killing four of his friends, said a spokesman for the Nassau...
  • Heading to Key West for the holiday? There will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock Island

    Heading to Key West for the holiday? There will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock Island
    Drivers to the Florida Keys already know there can be huge traffic delays if there is a crash on U.S. 1, the main thoroughfare through the island chain. Another possible cause for traffic delays this Labor Day weekend will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock...
  • Boy, 10, hurt in Lower Saucon crash as geese stop traffic

    Boy, 10, hurt in Lower Saucon crash as geese stop traffic
    A 10-year-old Lower Saucon boy was injured Sunday afternoon when his mother rear-ended a vehicle that was stopping for geese crossing a township road, police said. Mary Williams of Willowbrook Drive hit the vehicle at 2604 Black River Road at 3:05 p.m....
  • Allentown man killed in Bucks County crash

    Allentown man killed in Bucks County crash
    An Allentown man was killed Saturday evening in a two-vehicle crash in upper Bucks County. Albert Thomas Lazaro, 25, was killed in the 5:30 p.m. crash that injured three others along Richlandtown Pike in Springfield Township, according to state police....
  • Heart association wants teens trained in CPR

    Heart association wants teens trained in CPR
    In an effort to create "a generation of lifesavers," the American Heart Association is pushing for all Florida high-school students to learn CPR before they can graduate. The requirement — already adopted by 19 states, including most of those in...
  • Route 61 cleanup continues in Schuylkill County following truck accident

    A section of Route 61 north is down to one lane Tuesday while the cleanup and guard rail repairs continue following a tractor-trailer accident Monday afternoon, state police said. A tractor-tailer driven by Christopher Z. Glover, 37, of Waterford, Erie...
  • Ricciardo wins at Spa after title rivals collide

    SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) - Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday but Mercedes hogged the headlines after Lewis Hamilton accused championship-leading team mate Nico Rosberg of deliberately running into him on the...