Gas prices are still relatively high: Here’s how to save on that road trip
Whether you’re trying to plan a safe and affordable road trip before the school year starts or just looking for ways to cool your car without wasting fuel -- we found out everything you need to know from the auto experts at Consumer Reports.
National Harbor offers water, walkability and a Ferris wheel
WHERE WE LIVE | The Prince George's County community may be the only neighborhood in the D.C. area where residents can walk to the Potomac River waterfront, its marina, restaurants, shopping, entertainment and a giant Ferris wheel.washingtonpost.com
Pregnant hairstylist, 29, who was ‘always smiling’ fatally shot in Park Manor. ‘She didn’t deserve this,’ her mother said.
Patrick was shot multiple times by two males Wednesday evening as she sat in a parked car in the 7400 block of South Vincennes in Park Manor, Chicago police said.chicagotribune.com
A motorcycle-riding lawyer searches Guatemala’s remotest corners to reunite families separated by the U.S.
More than four years after the Trump administration began separating migrant families at the U.S. border, Eriberto Pop searches Guatemala’s jungle and mountain villages for lost parents; 275 are still missing.washingtonpost.com
Police chief says Minnesota officer who fatally shot Black man intended to fire Taser, not handgun; protests continue for 2nd night
Police clashed with protesters for a second night in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot a Black man in a traffic stop over the weekend.chicagotribune.com
Florida deputies rescue 73-year-old from sinking car
Deputies on Saturday rescued a 73-year-old woman from a car that crashed into a retention pond in Florida, authorities said. Volusia County deputies responded Saturday evening to reports of a car that went into a retention pond in the DeLand area. The deputies worked together to get the 73-year-old driver out of the sinking vehicle. Let’s go!”Infrared aerial video also captured the moment the deputies finally dragged the driver out of the car. The time from when the first deputy arrived until everyone was out of the pond spanned two minutes and 30 seconds.
2 dead, 2 critically hurt when vehicle plunges off Stevenson
The car was heading north on the Stevenson when it hit a concrete wall on the northbound side of the expressway, then went over a concrete median, according to preliminary information released by Trooper Omoayena Williams, a state police spokesman. The car then fell off the interstate and hit a light pole before stopping at Archer Avenue and Robinson Street.chicagotribune.com
Orland Park police continue probe into shooting, have ‘viable leads’
Police believe the car from which several shots were fired is a Ford Fusion with spike rims and heavily tinted windows. Mitchell said investigators are looking over images captured from video security cameras in the intersection of 143rd Street and Will-Cook Road, where the shooting took place a little after noon on Wednesday.chicagotribune.com
Round Lake Beach man charged with aggravated battery in fatal stolen-car confrontation in Volo; ‘Get on the ground or I’ll shoot you’
Authorities have not yet said who initially possessed the gun, or what caused the confrontation to escalate. Monday’s hearing did not cast any light on how Glover happened to locate his stolen car, or whether there was any prior relationship between Glover and the teens. Prosecutors declined to comment on details other than those divulged in court.chicagotribune.com
Man found shot to death in parked car in Calumet Heights
Officers responded to a report of a suspicious car in an alley and discovered the body with multiple gunshot wounds at about 12 p.m. at the 9300 block of South Oglesby Ave., police said. The car was parked near Advocate Trinity Hospital.chicagotribune.com
Sell your car now. Yes, now.
As the pandemic continues, demand for used cars is skyrocketing as people avoid mass transit and car-sharing apps. But how do you go about taking advantage of the market and selling your car? For the quickest and easiest sale, your best bet is to sell your car to a dealership or large dealer chain like CarMax. Next, take your car to two or three different places that buy used cars and get written offer. You can also sell your car privately by listing it on a site like Facebook Marketplace or Craigslist.
1 killed, 1 injured in single-car crash on the Southside
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Just after midnight Sunday, Jacksonville police responded to a single-car crash near the intersection of Kennedy Court and Vinton Road in the Englewood neighborhood. When officers arrived they found two people inside the vehicle. One occupant died at the scene, while the other was transported to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit is currently investigating the incident. If you have any information on the fatal crash contact JSO by phone at 904-630-0500, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or CrimeStoppers at 866-845-TIPS.
1 killed, 4 injured when driver runs red light in Chatham, Chicago police say
Also in the SUV was a 51-year-old man who suffered minor cuts and was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition. As was a woman, 52, who was unconscious and was taken to the University of Chicago in good condition. Another woman in her 50s in the SUV suffered minor injuries and was under observation at the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.chicagotribune.com
SUV crashes into Ponte Vedra Beach liquor store
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – A liquor store in Ponte Vedra Beach was left to pick up the pieces after an SUV crashed into the business on Thursday. Rolando Padrigan, an employee at AAW Wines & Liquor employee, told News4Jax a man driving a white BMW SUV rammed into the front door on Thursday afternoon. I screamed some profanities because I thought lightning hit the store -- that’s how loud it was,” Padrigan said. “I turn away for a second and I look again and he’s running into the store, so I’m, like, ‘Oh, God. Despite the damage, the liquor store stayed open until closing time and will be back open again on Friday.