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  • Septuagenarian cyclist sidelined in bicycle-car crash

    Septuagenarian cyclist sidelined in bicycle-car crash
    As vacations go, this one was a pip. Some of the year's best cycling weather, of course, came in the week that followed Tuesday of last week, when I was rendered unable to get out to enjoy it. Mother Nature has a sadistic sense of humor. I shan't bother...
  • Six months in jail for teen who stole from car in Paul Walker crash

    Six months in jail for teen who stole from car in Paul Walker crash
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A teenager who stole a rooftop panel from the wrecked Porsche of actor Paul Walker, soon after the "Fast and Furious" star was killed in a crash, was sentenced on Thursday to six months in jail, a spokesman for prosecutors said....
  • Woman charged with DUI after fender bender

    A woman was charged with DUI after she got into a fender bender, causing damage to two cars, according to deputies. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Ludmila Mason, 49, was driving southbound on State Road 7 in West Boca when she crashed into...
  • Man accused of posing as River North car valet, crashing car

    Man accused of posing as River North car valet, crashing car
    A Chicago man has been accused of impersonating a valet attendant at a parking lot in the River North neighborhood yesterday, then crashing a woman's car. Bernard Payne, 74, of the 4900 block of North Kenmore Avenue in Uptown, was arrested Tuesday...
  • Upper Bucks bicyclist dies 2 days after he's hit by truck

    An Upper Bucks bicyclist who was hit by a box truck early Sunday in East Rockhill Township died two days later in the hospital, the Lehigh County coroner's office said Thursday. Scott W. Wolfe, 33, of South Ridge Road, West Rockhill, was bicycling on...
  • Two Injured In Southington Hit-And-Run

    SOUTHINGTON — Two people were injured after the car they were in was rear-ended early Thursday morning on I-84 in Southington, state police said. The two, Shaughn Adamski, 25, and Robert Piech, 26, both of Naugatuck, were traveling in Adamski's...
  • West Boca man accused of crashing into parked car, mailbox, deputies say

    After plowing into a parked car and over a mailbox, a suspected drunk driver told deputies he hadn't been driving — even though they saw him get out of the battered car, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report. Deputies said...
  • Mailbag: Laguna Realtors support The Ranch

    The Ranch at Laguna Beach is in the midst of an environmentally sensitive restoration project that was appealed to the California Coastal Commission. Resolution of this type of appeal can take months, or years. It could force unwarranted long-term delays...
  • Woman arrested in alleged DUI crash that killed her 7-year-old son

    Woman arrested in alleged DUI crash that killed her 7-year-old son
    A woman was arrested on felony DUI charges after officials said she lost control of her vehicle near Point Mugu and crashed, killing her 7-year-old son and injuring two other passengers. Latoya Najar, 34, lost control of her Mustang while driving home...
  • Bangor man dozes before his car crashes in Lower Mount Bethel

    A Bangor driver crashed into a tree in Lower Mount Bethel Township on Thursday afternoon as he fell asleep at the wheel at a curve, police said. David B. Carhart, 56, was going northwest on Richmond Road at curve to the right about 3:30 p.m. when his car...
  • Paralyzed Olympian Amy Van Dyken discharged from Colorado rehab center

    DENVER (Reuters) - Olympic champion swimmer Amy Van Dyken, who was paralyzed from the waist down after severing her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle crash in June, was discharged from a Colorado rehabilitation facility on Thursday. Speaking to...