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By Guest Author On Monday, October 7th, 2019
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What Types of Compensation Are Common in Drunk Driving Cases?

Despite all our knowledge and preventative strategies, drunk driving continues to be a problem. In 2017, there were 37,133 people killed in traffic crashes. About 10,874 of those, or 29 percent, were due to drunk More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Cook County medical examiner confirms Adrian Gomez as man killed in Chicago machinery accident

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the man caught and killed in the machinery at EMJ Metals in Schaumburg as Adrian Gomez. Gomez, 26, of Crystal Lake, was an employee at the metal supply More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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Steven Weber drowns during underwater wedding proposal

Steven Weber Jr. may have had a novel idea to propose to his girlfriend on a dream vacation to Tanzania underwater. Tragically, the story ends with Weber drowning and dying. In a Facebook post, Weber’s girlfriend More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Lubbock police identify body found in alley as Tracey Powell, homeless woman

Lubbock Police Department in Texas have identified the body found in a Central Lubbock Alley as a homeless woman named Tracey Anne Powell. Powell, 49, was found dead in the alley at the 2400 block of 24th Street More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Cook County Medical Examiner identifies Curtis Walton as student drown in Calumet New Tech High School pool

Natalia Derevyanny, a Cook County medical examiner’s office spokeswoman, spoke to the press to identify Curtis Walton Jr. as the student found dead in the Calumet New Tech High School pool in Gary, Indiana on More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Shahin Taraghi charged with vehicular homicide, DUI after Christopher Larkin dies in motorcycle crash

Colorado Police report that the motorcyclist, Christopher Larkin, who was hit by a drunk driver Sunday night, died after being killed by the speeding pickup driven by Shahin S. Taraghi, who will now be charged with More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Alabama: Christa Screws identified as 6-year-old girl killed in gun accident

Geneva police identified the 6-year-old girl killed yesterday morning in her home as a Christa Screws. Geneva Police Chief Tony Clemmons confirmed that the investigation is ongoing as Screws was found dead at More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Hiran Vaz identified as Florida driver who crashed over the Howard Frankland Bridge

Investigators have a recovered a body near the Howard Frankland Bridge that has been identified as the missing driver from Wednesday’s crash as Hiran Reis Vaz. Hiran Vaz Vaz, 53, was the driver behind the More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Maritza Lara arrested for Father’s Day fatal hit-and-run crash which killed Francisco Rivas

Los Angeles police have arrested the woman who reportedly walked away from the scene of a deadly car in North Hills on Father’s Day as Maritza Joana Lara. Maritza Joana Lara Lara, 27, of Van Nuys, fled to More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Texas Longhorns great, NFL star Cedric Benson killed in motorcycle accident

Texas Longhorn fans are in mourning after the report of former Texas running back Cedric Benson, who played in the NFL for eight years, was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday night. 2011 photo/ Denverjeffrey Austin More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Weird News: Lisa Margaritis drowned during ‘stand-up paddleboard yoga class’

Police report that New York woman, Lisa Margaritis, drowned Friday while taking part in a stand-up paddleboard yoga class on Long Island. Lisa Margaritis Southold Police chief Martin Flatley said that Margaritis, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Bicycle Accidents Leave Two Nevada Riders in Critical Condition

On June 12, a critical crash involving a woman riding a bicycle and an SUV in Las Vegas, shortly passed 3:30pm. The woman was transported to the hospital in extremely critical condition. Exactly one month earlier, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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8 Interesting Things You Need to Know About Personal Injury

Getting hurt, no matter the situation is never something anyone would want to happen in their lifetime. How you react, and how quickly, can be the difference between dealing with the situation on your own and risking More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Texas: Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss killed in the line of duty, ‘protecting the community’ and the US

Border Patrol agent Donna Doss On February 2, 2019, Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss died in the line of duty in Tye, Texas. At 8:50 p.m. Saturday, Agent Doss, a 49-year-old Resident Agent, with the United States More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Police still investigating hunting accident, death of former Minnesota sheriff Jay Nelson, found dead on White Earth Reservation

Minnesota authorities are still investigating the apparent hunting-related death of Jay Clayton Nelson, former police chief in Lake Park, Minn., who was found dead Saturday near Little Flat Lake on the White More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Patrick Walela sentenced in drunk driving murder case after 3 previous DUI convictions

Patrick Walela, 33, a member and resident of Zuni Pueblo, N.M., was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for his conviction on a second-degree murder charge in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M.  Walela will More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Connecticut: Missing Massachusetts man, German Perez, found swept away in river

Authorities have found the body of a man swept away in a river after his car crashed into the water last week. Police said the State Police Dive team located the body who is now being identified as German Perez. Perez, More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Brett Bickford, Maine skydiver, who went missing during a jump, found dead

Search crews have found what they believe to be the body of a skydiving instructor who disappeared during a jump in Maine. Brett Bickford, 41, of Rochester, New Hampshire, was strapped to a student during a tandem More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Train and Truck Crash in Missouri City, Texas

 A tractor trailer and train crashed into each other on September 21st in Missouri City, Texas, causing the train, operated by Amtrak, to derail with 71 passengers on board. The Houston Chronicle reports that the More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Missing Navy Veteran Stephen Kramar found dead on island of Molokai after going missing during honeymoon

The body of a Navy veteran who went missing while on his Hawaiian honeymoon was found Friday, authorities said. Maui police said a volunteer found the body of Stephen Kramar, 27, on a hillside a half-mile from More...


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