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Massachusetts Crash Victim’s Family Starts Nonprofit to Aid Others

There are many ways for people to cope with loss, and for Beverly and George Savage, coping meant helping others in similar situations. “I had heard this saying, grief is love bottled up, and for me once you no longer …

Ex-West Virginia Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Wreck Charges

A former Berkeley County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a wreck after he left a strip club. Media outlets report that Patrick D. Ware of Martinsburg entered his plea Monday in Berkeley County Circuit Court. …

Carlos Santana Escapes Unharmed in Vegas Accident

Police say Carlos Santana drove into an unoccupied parked car near an upscale area of Las Vegas, but escaped injury. The Grammy-winning superstar was headed home alone when the accident occurred Friday night in Summerlin. Police Lt. Ken Romane told …

Georgia App Helps Streamline Accident Reporting

The state Insurance and Fire Safety Commissioner is recommending Georgians use a new smartphone application to simplify information sharing after a car accident. Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says Wreckcheck, developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, helps users understand what …

Police: Dallas Cowboys Ratliff’s BAC Twice Legal Limit

Police say Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Jay Ratliff had a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit the night he was arrested after a car accident. Grapevine police on Monday said Ratliff’s blood-alcohol level was measured at 0.16 percent. Texas’ …

Arizona Man Posing as an Attorney in Insurance Scam Indicted

A Red Rock man who allegedly posed as an attorney in an insurance scam has been indicted by an Arizona grand jury for fraud, theft and forgery. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Friday that 41-year-old Victor Paul Vasquez will …

Oregon Police Don’t Plan to Review NFL Player’s Crash

Portland, Ore., police have no plans to further investigate a car accident involving Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh after two women claimed they suffered injuries in the wreck. The two women, who were not identified in a police report, …

Fatal Southwestern Illinois Crash Prompts Lawsuit

The estate of a 71-year-old southwestern Illinois man killed in a traffic wreck is accusing the other driver of causing the crash while texting and being under the influence of marijuana and other substances. The Madison County lawsuit by Louis …