Allentown man identified as victim in Berks County wreck

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The man killed Wednesday morning when he collided the stolen car he was driving head-on with a dump truck was a 19-year-old Allentown man, state police at Reading said. Kelvin Baez was pronounced dead at the scene of the 6:45 a.m. crash on Huffs Church Road in District Township, police said. The...
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Fewer Lincoln traffic crashes last year than in 2000

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There were slightly fewer crashes in Lincoln last year than in 2000 despite a nearly 25 percent growth in the city's population during that time, which officials say may be...
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9-year-old deploys pit bull on would-be burglar, Lincoln police say

9-year-old deploys pit bull on would-be burglar, Lincoln police say

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A 9-year-old boy and his 1 1/2-year-old pit bull helped chase off a masked intruder, Lincoln police said.
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