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  • 2 Boca residents critically hurt in fatal Alligator Alley crash

    2 Boca residents critically hurt in fatal Alligator Alley crash
    A woman was killed and three others injured Thursday in a three-vehicle crash that shut down westbound lanes of Alligator Alley at U.S. 27 in western Broward County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred about 11:15 a.m. near...
  • Stretch Of Route 9 In Berlin Closed

    BERLIN — At least one crash has reportedly forced the closure of parts of Route 9. Route 9 north is closed between exits 22 and 24 because of a one-car crash, according to a state Department of Transportation alert. Other crashes also were...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop at MD 702

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop at MD 702
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Middle River at MD 702 closed lane closures in both directions at 8:26 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The crash closed the inner loop left traffic lane, inner loop...
  • Good Samaritans spring into action after Fort Lauderdale rollover crash

    Good Samaritans spring into action after Fort Lauderdale rollover crash
    John Chapman was in his GMC Yukon truck as it lay on the driver's side after colliding Thursday with a Mercedes-Benz two-door coupe in Fort Lauderdale. Suddenly, three men pulled open the Yukon's passenger door so Chapman could crawl through the air...
  • Hagen Ranch Road to be restudied for traffic signal

    Hagen Ranch Road to be restudied for traffic signal
    Q: Is a traffic signal planned at Gateway Road and Hagen Ranch Road? With oncoming traffic on Hagen Ranch, the new Villagio development and all the communities of Oriole, making turns onto Hagen Ranch is almost impossible. Shelly Deitch, Delray Beach A:...
  • Federal agency to recommend two new braking technologies on all cars

    Federal agency to recommend two new braking technologies on all cars
    Looking to curb rear-end collisions, federal safety regulators announced plans Thursday to add two new features to a list of recommended safety technologies. The move by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is also the first step in...
  • Landscaper hit in face by tire in Melbourne

    Landscaper hit in face by tire in Melbourne
    MELBOURNE — Authorities say a landscaper suffered a fractured skull and smashed nose when he was struck by an airborne tire as he worked along a Central Florida road. Florida Today reports the accident happened late Wednesday in Melbourne. The...
  • Police: Out-Of-Control Pickup Truck Plows Into House In Putnam

    Police: Out-Of-Control Pickup Truck Plows Into House In Putnam
    PUTNAM — Four people were injured and a house was declared unsafe after a pickup truck sped into it overnight, police said. According to police, the crash happened shortly before 1 a.m. at 11 Arthur St., when the driver of a GMC K 1500 lost control...
  • Pembroke Park's chief code officer dies making the rounds

    Pembroke Park's chief code officer dies making the rounds
    Life was just starting to look up for James Tisdale. After his wife died in 2013 from organ failure, the devastated father of three was sunk in grief. Only recently did he start to pull himself together and anticipate cheerier days ahead. He even...
  • Police hold man in Oak Forest crash that cut power

    Police hold man in Oak Forest crash that cut power
    Oak Forest police have in custody a man who was found sleeping in a resident’s car a few blocks from where a stolen sport utility vehicle smashed into a utility pole early Thursday, knocking out power to about 1,600 ComEd customers. The driver...
  • FHP: Five people with serious injuries after Orange County crash

    FHP: Five people with serious injuries after Orange County crash
    Five people suffered serious injuries Thursday night when a driver lost control of an SUV, colliding with a van and slamming into a building in the Lockhart area near Eatonville, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Joseph Salustro, 23, of Orlando was...