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Hundreds Are Killed Each Year in Police Pursuits, Many of Them Bystanders

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Since 1979, more than 5,000 bystanders have been killed during police pursuits in the U.S. The number represents 27 percent of high-speed police pursuit deaths.
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Police: Man was driving 95 mph and legally drunk when he struck vehicle, killing man in North Versailles in March

Police: Man was driving 95 mph and legally drunk when he struck vehicle, killing man in North Versailles in March

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Suspect arrested in 1992 double murder after authorities collect DNA during traffic stop

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A Wisconsin man pulled over by police for a traffic violation was later arrested for killing a woman and her boyfriend in 1992 as revenge for a deadly snowmobile accident that left his father dead.
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High number of crashes prompt Ankeny police to form traffic unit

High number of crashes prompt Ankeny police to form traffic unit

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Police said most collisions were caused by distracted driving, speeding and running red lights.
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Man killed in crash during high-speed chase with police in north Houston

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Police said it's unclear why the man fled, but they suspect he was possibly driving while intoxicated. He lost control of his car and struck a curb.
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Inmate dead, others injured after crash along Ohio interstate

Inmate dead, others injured after crash along Ohio interstate

An inmate has died after several inmates and a sheriff's deputy were hit by a car along Interstate 75 on Monday. Read more ...

Zelensky reacts to Musk's proposal

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The Ukrainian president rallied his followers against “the Elon Musk who supports Russia.” Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky responded on Monday to a peace plan put forward... Read more ...

Mass. police officer shoots, kills dog after being attacked, bitten

Mass. police officer shoots, kills dog after being attacked, bitten

The police chief says the officer was taken to a hospital to be treated for multiple bite wounds. Read more ...

Toddler killed after being struck by vehicle on Northwest Side

Toddler killed after being struck by vehicle on Northwest Side

CHICAGO - A 15-month-old toddler is dead after being struck by a pick-up truck on Chicago's Northwest Side, according to police. Around 2 p.m. in the 4500 block of N. Pulaski... Read more ...

Bah humbug: Expect to shell out more for a Christmas tree this year

Bah humbug: Expect to shell out more for a Christmas tree this year

As with so many products lately, blame inflation. Read more ...

State Farm and Mahomes Magic: Andy Reid wraps up the Chiefs win and his...

State Farm and Mahomes Magic: Andy Reid wraps up the Chiefs win and his future in acting

Big Red says Patrick Mahomes asked him to join him in his viral State Farm commercial Read more ...

Megan Hart having strong season in goal for UAlbany

Goalie has a 1.49 goals-against average for the Danes. Read more ...

Vote for Athlete of the Week: Here are this week's nominees

The Morning Call sports staff nominated three male and three female Athlete of the Week nominees from Lehigh Valley area schools based on the prior week's performance. Read more ...

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Experts warn if anything about a message is unusual, consider it a red flag. If your parents never send text messages, it's probably not them texting now. Read more ...

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