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  • Rollover causes headache for morning commuters on turnpike

    A box truck flipped over and blocked the northbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike on Tuesday, causing a major traffic tie-up during the morning commute. The crash shut down northbound lanes just before Glades Road about 8 a.m., Florida Highway Patrol...
  • Military setup needed for good reason: My Word

    Military setup needed for good reason: My Word
    In view of the Ferguson, Mo., riots, much has been said about the militarization of police nationwide. By this, I mean police with armored military vehicles, weapons, uniforms, etc. Some people say this intimidates the rioters, increases the tension...
  • Man attacks passenger, crashes car, flees scene, troopers say

    Man attacks passenger, crashes car, flees scene, troopers say
    A New Jersey man punched his female passenger – while driving her Jaguar – and then fled after crashing the car on an Interstate 95 offramp in Delray Beach, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Luke Corring, 27, of New Milford, N.J., fled...
  • DUI suspect had open wine bottle, pill bottles, but no driver's license, troopers say

    DUI suspect had open wine bottle, pill bottles, but no driver's license, troopers say
    A 50-year-old Delray Beach woman had an opened wine bottle and three bottles of pills that had been prescribed to other people, but no driver's license, when she was stopped by a state trooper, according to a Florida Highway Patrol arrest report. Donna...
  • Back to School Safety Fair set for Sept. 13

    The Dori Slosberg/Safe Roads Task Force's "Back to School" Safety Fair is set for 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 13 at Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park, 6415 N. Ocean Drive. With a growing number of residents and visitors occupying A1A in Broward and Palm Beach...
  • FHP identifies victim of BeachLine crash

    FHP identifies victim of BeachLine crash
    The Florida Highway Patrol has identified a woman who was killed Saturday in a crash on the BeachLine Expressway. Tracy Harman, 27, of Oviedo died when the car she was riding in struck a pole and split in half, FHP said. The crash happened at about 6:45...
  • Doctor serving as trooper rescues deli diner

    Doctor serving as trooper rescues deli diner
    At her favorite deli, 89-year-old Beth Chalmers had just ordered her usual — pastrami on seeded rye, cole slaw and a pickle — when suddenly, she said, she could no longer speak. Seconds later Chalmers was on the floor of the Pastrami Club...
  • Car 'splits in half' after crashing into pole on Beachline

    Car 'splits in half' after crashing into pole on Beachline
    A 28-year-old Oviedo woman died after the car she was riding in "split in half" after striking a pole, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. It happened around 6:45 p.m. on the Beachline, State Road 528, at mile marker 24. Michael Sparks, 28, of...
  • 3 die in wrong-way crash with gas tanker

    3 die in wrong-way crash with gas tanker
    Three people died this morning when their car drove head-on into a gasoline tanker on a Tampa-area highway. The car was driving the wrong way on Interstate 275 northbound near Bearss Avenue when it ran into the tanker shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday,...
  • FHP: Mom killed in crash; husband, kids hurt

    FHP: Mom killed in crash; husband, kids hurt
    A North Dakota family's trip to Walt Disney World ended tragically Saturday after a collision on State Road 528 caused its vehicle to slam into a concrete power pole. Camille Julia Jetvig, a 42-year-old wife and mother traveling in a Dodge Caravan...
  • Man crashes Benz into other vehicle on I-95, flees, calls tow truck to get his car, troopers say

    Man crashes Benz into other vehicle on I-95, flees, calls tow truck to get his car, troopers say
    A 43-year-old Hypoluxo man crashed his Mercedes Benz into another driver's car on Interstate 95, left the scene, then called a tow truck to collect his Benz, according to state troopers. Christopher Lawson was driving his Mercedes at an estimated 100...
  • Motorcyclist killed in Lake County crash

    Motorcyclist killed in Lake County crash
    A Leesburg man was killed Thursday after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on County Road 561 in Lake County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Paul Steinke, 67, was riding his 1996 Honda motorcycle northbound at 2:40 p.m. when he struck...