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  • Trucks Carrying Frozen Chicken, Bees Collide In Fiery Crash

    Trucks Carrying Frozen Chicken, Bees Collide In Fiery Crash
    INDIO, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided with a truck carrying bees in Southern California, igniting a fireball that quickly cooked the chicken. The California Highway Patrol says the crash on Interstate 10 near Palm...
  • Death toll from GM ignition switches rises to at least 51; many other claims will have to wait

    The families of 51 people who died in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in small General Motors cars will get payments from a company fund, but others will have to wait months for decisions on thousands of new claims. Compensation expert Kenneth...
  • Five things for Tuesday, February 3

    Five things for Tuesday, February 3
    Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: a new poll shows Bush and Clinton close in Florida; police release video in connection to hit-and-run accident; the secret world of Florida lakes; Warren Sapp arrested; and more. 1. A new...
  • Man dies after car strikes pole, flips over on Far South Side

    Man dies after car strikes pole, flips over on Far South Side
    A 34-year-old man was killed after a car lost control, slammed into a light pole and rolled over on the Far South Side early Saturday, police said. The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of West 111th Street in the Morgan Park...
  • Aubrey Clark: Police release traffic video of seconds after crash with girl and classmate

    Aubrey Clark: Police release traffic video of seconds after crash with girl and classmate
    Ocoee Police released on Tuesday new traffic-camera video of the SUV driver that struck two Citrus Elementary School students and fled the scene. Lastevie V. Howard, 40, was charged with reckless driving with great bodily harm and leaving the scene of an...
  • Soap opera actress struck by car after Westside collision

    Soap opera actress struck by car after Westside collision
    An actress onĀ "The Bold and the Beautiful" was struck Monday afternoon by a car that drove onto a Westside sidewalk after a collision, police said. Linsey Godfrey -- best known as Caroline Spencer Forrester on the CBS soap opera -- was taken to a...
  • Lake County schools canceled, but few accidents after blizzard

    Lake County schools canceled, but few accidents after blizzard
    Snowfall measured between 13 and 17 inches around Lake County last weekend, but no major accidents or outages were reported as a result of the recent blizzard, officials said. Meanwhile, all public school districts in Libertyville, Lake Forest, Lake...
  • 8 people killed, dozens injured in bus crash in southern Israel

    A day of prayer ended in mourning for members of Israel’s Negev desert Bedouin community Tuesday when eight women returning from a trip to Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem were killed in a road accident. The accident occurred when a truck...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars, Blamed Girlfriend

    ASPEN, Colo. — Authorities say disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention. Police say they cited Armstrong after the Dec....
  • Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong drove his SUV into two parked vehicles, then let his girlfriend take the blame for the hit-and-run accident in December, according to an Aspen police report. Armstrong was issued two traffic citations in January for the...
  • Pileup on I-294 began when driver struck trooper's car

    Pileup on I-294 began when driver struck trooper's car
    A chain-reaction crash involving around 45 vehicles on Interstate 294 Monday morning began when someone ran into the back of a state trooper's car that was pulled over for another accident, officials said. A total of 8 people were injured in the crash,...