Fatalities from traffic crashes over the Memorial Day weekend showed a significant decrease this year compared to the 2018 holiday weekend, Michigan State Police is reporting.
Update: Wrong-way crash on US-10 claims lives of two men, victims identified
A head-on crash has claimed the lives of two local men and now investigators have identified the victims.
Limo in N.Y. Crash That Claimed 20 Lives Had Failed Inspection, Gov. Cuomo Says
The limousine involved in the upstate New York crash that claimed 20 lives had failed inspection in September and was driven by a man who didn’t have the required license, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
Crash claims top AIDS researchers heading to Melbourne
The Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine has reportedly claimed the lives of some of the world’s top medical researchers, who were heading to Melbourne.
Why Is Underage Drinking And Driving Still Claiming Lives?
With such a huge focus on the dangers of underage drinking and driving, why do teens still get behind the wheel drunk? There might be a few reasons.
1 dead, family of 6 hurt in separate crashes on I-10 East
A fatal rollover crash has closed all main lanes of I-10 East eastbound at Gellhorn.
Two ambulance cars among 10 vehicles involved in separate crashes on A19
Accidents come just a day after same road was closed because of another smash - involving a police car
Town of Lewiston garage fire claims lives of 13 chickens
Thirteen hens died Dec. 8 when a blaze broke out inside a garage on Chew Road in the Town of Lewiston, town police report. The 10 a.m. fi...
Chicago personal injury attorney settles car crash claim for $100,000
Illinois injury lawyer David Abels has obtained a $100,000 insurance policy limits settlement on behalf of a client that was injured in a Kane County auto accident. The collision which took place ...
Why Is A Preventable Disease Still Claiming Lives In Canada And Beyond?
It's World Tuberculosis Day, and this year it will be marked with the sad distinction that we have allowed this preventable, curable disease to become the world's biggest infectious killer. The millen...
Route 20 Crash Claims Life of 60-Year-Old North Grafton Woman
Another person has died after injuries sustained in a crash on Saturday night.
One man killed, boy critical with head trauma in Polk crash
The fatal crash involved a head-on collision between a dirt bike and ATV.
Juvenile crime trends downward in Polk
County mirrors statewide trend, according to Florida Department of Juvenile Justice delinquency report.
Polk returns to top in state citrus harvest
LAKE WALES – The U.S. Department of Agriculture gave a bittersweet gift to Polk County citrus growers on Tuesday.The county regained its
Only in Polk: Vote now! What should we investigate next?
Heads up! The third voting round is underway for The Ledger's Only in Polk series. Tell us which question our reporters should investigate next. Only in
A cold front is on the way for Polk County — so what should residents expect?
Brrrr! By Friday night temperatures will drop overnight into the mid- to upper-40s.
Wawa clerk arrested during Operation Pop Top in Polk
A clerk working at the Wawa convenience store at 1490 3rd St. SW was arrested as a result of the Polk County Sheriff's Office “Operation Pop Top,
Polk County's top administrators seek to replace retiring county manager
BARTOW — Five top county administrators are seeking to replace County Manager Jim Freeman, who's retiring Aug. 1.Two of the county's deputy
Three Polk students finish in top 10 in national shotgun shooting competition
WINTER HAVEN — A group of four Florida students, including three from Polk County, came out with a bang late last month in Nebraska.The team
The top Airbnb wish-list option in Polk County is a ... TINY HOME!?
Meet the Little Lake Nest tiny home on Lake Mariana in Winter Haven.