Expecting mother, unborn child die in Edinburg hit-and-run crash; DPS searching for driver
Perez died at the hospital, and doctors who administered an emergency c-section in an attempt to save the unborn child had no success. The suspect vehicle has major front right damage on the passenger side with a broken front right bumper-headlamp and a broken passenger-side mirror. Authorities believe the suspect vehicle is a possible four door or extended cab that is light brown-gold, possibly a 2007-2013 Chevrolet Silverado. The photo published with this story is not the suspect vehicle, but it is what DPS believes the vehicle looks like. Anyone with information about the vehicle or its driver can call DPS at (956) 565-7600.myrgv.com
Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, army officer who led Portugal’s ‘Carnation Revolution,’ dies at 84
The nearly bloodless military coup restored democracy to Portugal after almost half a century of right-wing dictatorship and effectively ended Portugal’s colonial rule over the African nations of Angola, Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau.washingtonpost.com
Man shot, killed after striking Oklahoma deputy with vehicle
A man who struck a sheriff's deputy with his vehicle early Sunday morning following a chase in rural southeastern Oklahoma was fatally shot by a deputy, authorities said. After Pushmataha County sheriff’s deputies pulled the man over for a traffic stop at about 2:45 a.m. west of Antlers, he drove away, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. The OSBI said the deputies then pursued the vehicle, which also carried a female passenger, for several miles along rural county roads.news.yahoo.com
Toyota working on hydrogen-powered car
Electric vehicles are becoming more popular, as car makers are looking for ways to think outside the box and look to the future of the industry. Toyota released a new version of their Mirai, a hydrogen-powered car, and it could be the first step towards a hydrogen trend in the car industry. The Mirai takes in hydrogen gas, charges in under five minutes and travels as far as a gasoline car while only emitting water vapor. Toyota first released the Mirai back in 2014, but according to Bloomberg the company, has only sold about 11 thousand units in six years. Toyota increased the car’s range by 30% to last about 528 miles per charge by adding a third fuel tank below the vehicle floor.
‘Why did they take his life when all he did was save lives?’ Family grieves after 65-year-old retired Chicago firefighter killed in exchange of gunfire with carjackers
Williams retired about two years ago after joining the CFD in 1992. His last assignment was at the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Communication. Williams’ body will be moved from Christ hospital to the medical examiner’s office with a CFD and CPD honor escort, Langford said.chicagotribune.com
Boy reported missing after minivan stolen in Bridgeview found safe in Chicago, police say
An Amber Alert was issued and the vehicle was spotted at 26th and California in Chicago, police said, but it was not clear if the boy was inside. Bridgeview Police Cmdr. David Case said the car was later seen about 7 p.m. in Marquette Park area when a plate reader pinged the license plate.chicagotribune.com
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
Driver, passenger in vehicle stolen from San Antonio die in crash during pursuit
SAN ANTONIO – Two people in a vehicle that was stolen out of San Antonio died during a crash as they tried to evade authorities, according to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office. FCSO said the suspect vehicle pulled over but then sped off. The vehicle then passed an 18-wheeler on the shoulder before the driver lost control. The car rolled over several times in a grassy median, and the driver and passenger were ejected. The vehicle came to a halt on a service road, FCSO said, and the two people were found dead.
Woman killed, child injured in fiery one-vehicle crash on Eisenhower near Harlem
State troopers were dispatched to what they determined was a one-vehicle crash in which the vehicle “became fully engulfed” in fire, according to a news release from state police. Photos from the scene showed the vehicle had flipped over onto its roof.chicagotribune.com
Good Samaritans help Chicago police officer from squad car after it plummets from overpass onto Kennedy Expressway
The officer was on her way to provide backup for another police officer who needed assistance, police said. She had intended to turn right onto the Kennedy but missed her turn, “causing her to go through the guard rail, down the grassy embankment, and onto the side of the Kennedy,” according to a statement from police.chicagotribune.com
Officials: Man killed after being struck by vehicle on South Side
SAN ANTONIO A man was fatally struck by a vehicle on the South Side overnight, according to San Antonio Police Department. According to SAPD, witnesses notified police after the man was hit by the vehicle. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene and no description was given to police. RELATED: 26-year-old San Antonio man killed in two-vehicle crash overnight, police say
Man killed in fatal crash with parked vehicle on West Side identified
SAN ANTONIO Authorities have identified a man that was killed after crashing into a parked vehicle and a fence on the West Side. The crash happened around 7:15 p.m. Friday, near Grissom Pass. Christopher Seely, 47, suffered from extensive head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene. Seelys wife was also in the car at the time of the crash, but authorities said she was uninjured. Man killed after crashing into parked vehicle, fence on West Side, San Antonio police sayThe couple was traveling in a black SUV when Seely hit the parked vehicle and spun out before hitting a fence.
Three people seriously hurt after car hits Bexar County deputy’s vehicle
Bexar County – A man, woman, and child are in critical condition after a suspected drunk driver crashed into a Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s vehicle, according to Bexar County officials. Around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, the deputy had pulled over to help the three people in the stalled vehicle, when a woman driving eastbound slammed into the deputies car causing it to rollover onto the three victims, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. The man was taken by helicopter to University Hospital in critical condition. The woman and child were taken by ambulance, also in serious condition. The woman driving the vehicle was also taken to the hospital in serious condition.