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  • My version is different, says Rosberg

    LONDON (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg has questioned Lewis Hamilton's version of events after the Mercedes team mates collided while contesting the lead on the second lap of the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton told reporters at Spa on Sunday that the...
  • Chicago man held on $200K in crash that killed pedestrian

    Chicago man held on $200K in crash that killed pedestrian
    A man was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 bail today after being charged with driving under the influence in a fatal crash in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on Sunday evening, police said. Sean Riley of the 1400 block of North Bell was charged with a...
  • Orland police credit red light cameras for reduction in accidents

    Orland police credit red light cameras for reduction in accidents
    Accidents have declined at Orland Park intersections with red light cameras during the six-year period surrounding their installation, according to an Orland Park police analysis of traffic accident statistics. Police touted 40 to 50 percent...
  • Jerry Jones says Brent's 'lesson of discipline' could benefit Cowboys

    IRVING, Texas Jerry Jones said Monday that he expects to hear something this week on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to reinstate and possibly discipline Josh Brent. Brent, who met with Goodell earlier this month, spent four and a half months...
  • 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...
  • Naperville woman, 92, dies in Aurora head-on crash

    Naperville woman, 92, dies in Aurora head-on crash
    A 92-year-old Naperville woman was killed in a car crash in Aurora on Sunday, officials said. Dorothy J. Lineback, of the 500 block of Zephyr Drive was killed when the SUV she was driving struck another vehicle in a head-on crash, officials said....
  • Auto review: Cadillac Escalade all new for 2015

    The Cadillac Escalade, a favorite full-size premium SUV among many, got a complete makeover for 2015, entering its fourth generation with more luxury, versatility and fuel-efficiency. General Motors builds the Escalade in its Arlington, Texas, plant...
  • Driver of motorcycle dies in crash with minivan, 3 others injured

    Driver of motorcycle dies in crash with minivan, 3 others injured
    The driver of a motorcycle was killed, and three people inside a minivan were injured, in a crash in Portsmouth Wednesday night. The accident happened at the intersection of Cavalier and Roosevelt boulevards at about 6:30 p.m., Portsmouth police...
  • Repeat DUI driver gets nearly 13 years in jail for hit-and-run

    Admitted alcoholic James William Lauer called the January hit-and-run crash that landed him in Lehigh County Court on Thursday his "worst nightmare" and said he wished he could apologize to the pregnant woman and children he injured. "I almost wiped...
  • Woman found dead after car swerves off La Cañada road

    Woman found dead after car swerves off La Cañada road
    [UPDATE: 12:55 p.m.] A 76-year-old La Cañada woman died Wednesday when her car careened down Earlmont Avenue, went over a curb and through a homeowner’s front lawn before flying off the edge of a canyon and into the draw below. Several witnesses,...