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Exotic Dancer Involved in 2010 Crash Gets $8.6M From Insurer

WORCESTER, Mass. — A former exotic dancer seriously injured in a 2010 car crash with an off-duty Massachusetts police officer has been paid about $8.6 million by the insurance company for the strip club, according to court records. Kailee Higgins …

Suit: Weather Channel’s Reckless ‘Storm Wranglers’ Caused Deadly Crash

Photo courtesy of Robert A. Ball The mother of a Texas man who was killed when his vehicle collided with an SUV driven by a storm-chasing television crew has filed a $125 million lawsuit against The Weather Channel. The suit …

Arrington Not Expected to Drop Out of U.S. House Race Despite Crash

U.S. House candidate Katie Arrington is determined to keep running for Congress even after a crash that will likely keep her in the hospital for two weeks, family friend U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said. Scott said the first word Arrington …

California Man Says 19 Vehicles Have Crashed into Yard Since 1960

A San Jose, Calif., home near a highway off-ramp is such a magnet for cars – with at least 19 vehicles landing on the property since 1960 – that its owner calls it a “landing strip.” Homeowner Ray Minter said …

Pennsylvania Man Allegedly Bought Car Insurance From Crash Scene

Authorities say a Pennsylvania man called an insurance company from a crash scene to buy auto coverage and later claimed his wreck happened after he got the policy. The Altoona Mirror reports that the insurance fraud charges filed this week …

Florida Appeals Court Rules That Indian Tribe Not Liable in Crash Death

An appeals court has ruled that a South Florida Indian tribe cannot be held liable for a $4.1 million wrongful death judgment stemming from a fatal 1998 car crash. The 3rd District Court of Appeal decided last week that the …

Car Driven by Amputee Crashes Into Arizona Tavern

Prescott, Ariz., police say a car driven by a man who recently had a leg amputated crashed into the front wall of a tavern. Two employees were the only people inside the business when the accident occurred Wednesday morning, and …

Fire Destroys Row of New SUVs When Car Crashes Into Them

A vehicle involved in a traffic accident careened into a Houston-area Cadillac dealership and struck a row of Escalades, triggering a fire that destroyed six of the pricey SUVs. The general manager of the dealership, Steven Hainline (hay-LINE’), says the …

Former Alabama Star Athlete Triumphs After Car Crash

Pushing through the crowd of emergency responders, Royal Carpenter yelled frantically for his daughter, the teenager he often called “gym rat” at Hatton High where he coached. She was lying on a gurney and he could hear her talking. “Courtney! …

Unsafe Speed Caused Hollywood Actor’s Death

Crash investigators have determined that the Porsche carrying “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker was traveling up to 94 mph when it went out of control on a California street and smashed into a light pole, killing the actor and …