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  • Casselberry trucker critical after being crushed by 5-ton storage pod in N.Y.

    Casselberry trucker critical after being crushed by 5-ton storage pod in N.Y.
    A 38-year-old Casselberry truck driver remains in critical condition today after she was crushed by a 5-ton storage pod in New York on Thursday. Alicia Henderson was rushed to Upstate University Hospital after the accident at a storage-pod facility in...
  • Police search for two males in Humboldt Park fatal hit-and-run

    Police search for two males in Humboldt Park fatal hit-and-run
    Police are searching for two people who fled the scene of a fatal car crash in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood Sunday morning. A woman was killed in the hit-and-run crash, which happeneing about 7:50 a.m. Sunday in the 2700 block of West...
  • Traffic: Crash on MD 175 in Columbia

    Traffic: Crash on MD 175 in Columbia
    A single-vehicle crash on MD 175 West in Columbia at Waterloo Road closed the left traffic lane and shoulder at 8:56 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. Debris on U.S. 50 East in Arnold prior to the Baydale Drive exit closed the...
  • School bus struck on MD 29 in Ellicott City

    School bus struck on MD 29 in Ellicott City
    A Howard County school bus with no passengers was rear ended by another vehicle on MD 29 in Ellicott City on Thursday morning, Howard County police said. Police spokeswoman Mary Phelan said that around 7:38 a.m. the school bus was rear-ended at MD 29...
  • Consumer Reports: Where the heck is my spare tire?

    Consumer Reports answers three commonly asked questions about cars: -- Why does the headrest hit my head? A common complaint is that a car's head restraint nudges the driver's head too far forward for comfort. The reason for that design? Blame tightened...
  • FHP: Man dies after struck by 3 vehicles in hit-and-run

    FHP: Man dies after struck by 3 vehicles in hit-and-run
    The man killed in a hit-and-run crash by three vehicles who all fled from the scene Tuesday night has been identified and the search continues for two of the drivers, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Carlos Tuberquia Perez, 57, of Orlando was crossing...
  • 4 seriously injured in crash involving Chicago police car

    4 seriously injured in crash involving Chicago police car
    Three Chicago police officers were seriously hurt when their marked squad car was hit by another car in the Gresham neighborhood, according to police and witnesses. A passenger in the other car was also injured in the crash, which occurred about 8:20 p....
  • UPDATE: Police identify driver who died in motorcycle crash on I-64 in York County

    UPDATE: Police identify driver who died in motorcycle crash on I-64 in York County
    A 46-year-old man died in a motorcycle accident in York County Thursday morning, a Virginia State Police spokeswoman said. The single-vehicle crash happened at about 2:30 a.m. on westbound I-64 near mile marker 233, Sgt. Michelle Anaya said in an email....
  • Five facts about Mad Max

    Five facts about Mad Max
    Mad Max is back. The desert dystopia that launched Mel Gibson’s international career in 1979 will be back after a 30-year hiatus with the fourth installment, “Mad Max: Fury Road,” to be released in 2015. In the post-apocalyptic...
  • Newton counts his blessings after crash

    The Sports Xchange Newton counts his blessings after crash Two days after escaping serious injury in an auto accident, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to the team's practice facility on Thursday saying he was thankful to be alive....
  • Mom jailed in DUI crash where 11-year-old was ejected from car

     Mom jailed in DUI crash where 11-year-old was ejected from car
    An Allentown woman who was driving with more than three times the legal limit of alcohol in her system when her 11-year-old son was ejected during a car crash she caused was sentenced Thursday to 30 days to two years in prison. Lehigh County Judge Maria...