Woman Killed by Bus was 'A Really Smart Girl, a Really Creative Girl'

By Andrew L. Wang, Carlos Sadovi and Ryan Haggerty Tribune reporters 3:11 p.m. CDT, May 4, 2011 Justyna Palka was always the big sister when she traveled from Germany to visit friends in Chicago. She was the one who helped the other girls…

Brain Injury - What You Need to Know

Did you know that nearly 1 ½ million people sustain a traumatic brain injury each year in the United States? Of that 1 ½ million, 50,000 people will die and 235,000 will be hospitalized. The Brain Injury Association of America defines…

Agency Looking into Sport's Bar's Role in Accident

May 03, 2011 9:42 PM By LAURA B. MARTINEZ, The Brownsville Herald The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is investigating whether a local bar and grill sold alcohol to an underage woman involved in a fatal accident. Crissy Nichole Guerra,…

The Truth About Avandia & How to Get Compensated

Avandia, an oral medication prescribed to treat Type II diabetes, has recently been linked to dangerous side effects, and those who have developed life-threatening side-effects or have lost a loved one due to this drug should contact an Avandia…

Woman Driving SUV with 11 Charged in Deadly Crash

Monday, May 02, 2011 May 2, 2011 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A woman faces 15 charges and nine people were recovering after an accident in the West Side Lawndale area that killed two. The accident happened about 3 a.m. Saturday morning in the 1300-block…

Starwatch Consumer | Fuel Tank Problem Prompts Kia Recall

Kia Motors Corp. is recalling more than 58,000 Spectra compact cars registered in cold-weather states, including Missouri but not Kansas, because the fuel tanks could drop to the ground and cause a fire. The recall affects Spectra LD models…

Idaho Silver Mine Reopens after Fatal Accident

The Associated PressApril 29, 2011, 7:08PM ET BOISE, Idaho Northern Idaho's Lucky Friday Mine is operating again, two weeks after Hecla Mining Co. shut it down to try to rescue a miner trapped in a tunnel collapse. Hecla spokeswoman Melanie…

Lebanon County Man Killed in Farming Accident

Nic Moye 3:30 p.m. EDT, April 27, 2011 A Lebanon County man died in a farm accident Wednesday. State Police say 45 year old Jason L. Martin was driving a large piece of farm machinery to load manure into a spreader on a farm on Moonshine Lane…

Spring Weather Often Brings String of Accidents

Amanda Cuda, Staff Writer Published 08:05 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Every year, the warm weather brings the state's motorcyclists out of hiding, eager to take to the open road. Unfortunately, this time of year too often brings with it a…

Autopsy: Man Drowned in Boat Accident

Apr 25, 2011 | A 37-year-old man who was a passenger in a boat that capsized in Lake St. Clair on Saturday died as a result of drowning, according to preliminary autopsy results. Hassen Randel of Eastpointe was unconscious when the U.S. Coast…