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Judge refuses to raise bail for suspect in Florida daycare crash

ORLANDO, Fla., April 14 (UPI) -- A Florida judge refused Monday to raise the $100,000 bail he set for the man accused of causing a crash that killed a young girl at a daycare center.
Frances Burns
Florida police apprehend suspect in fatal day care crash

Florida police apprehend suspect in fatal day care crash

ORLANDO, Fla., April 10 (UPI) -- Robert Corchado turned himself into Orlando authorities on Thursday.
Kate Stanton
1 dead, 14 injured when car crashes into Florida day care

1 dead, 14 injured when car crashes into Florida day care

ORLANDO, Fla., April 9 (UPI) -- Police are still searching for Robert Corchado, the man believed to be driving the car that smashed into an Orlando-area day care center.
Kate Stanton
Father of missing Maryland girl charged with mother's murder

Father of missing Maryland girl charged with mother's murder

DUNDALK, Md., March 7 (UPI) -- Police issued an arrest warrant charging Timothy Virts with the first-degree murder of a woman found dead in her home and the abduction of their daughter.
Gabrielle Levy
Amber Alert: Police searching for 11-year-old Maryland girl

Amber Alert: Police searching for 11-year-old Maryland girl

DUNDALK, Md., March 6 (UPI) -- Girl missing from same Maryland home where woman was found dead.
By Danielle Haynes

Teens arrested for allegedly beating woman, planning to eat her liver

SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Police in Spokane, Wash., said they arrested two teenage boys accused of attacking one of the boys' mothers with a sword and planning to eat her liver.
Is the driving boom over; domestic cars quality up

Is the driving boom over; domestic cars quality up

U.S. automakers win "Total Quality" awards
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer
The end for the Coda EV

The end for the Coda EV

Never heard of Coda Automotive? Don't feel too bad.
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer

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5 dead, 4 injured in rollover crash

MESQUITE, Nev., March 30 (UPI) -- Five people were killed on a Nevada highway early Saturday after a sport utility vehicle rear-ended a van, causing both vehicles to roll over, police said.

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Lego blocks fall from SUV, block traffic

CLARKSBURG, W.Va., March 6 (UPI) -- A mother revealed the thousands of Lego blocks that caused more than 2 hours of delays on a West Virginia interstate came from atop her sport utility vehicle.

Worker stabbed to death at Chrysler plant

DETROIT, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A worker at a Detroit Chrysler factory stabbed a man to death Thursday morning, then took his own life, police said.
Who is buying all these cars?

Who is buying all these cars?

With the Detroit Three, European and Japanese and South Korean automakers all posting big profits again, just who is buying all those new cars?
AL SWANSON, United Press International

SUV crashes in southern Arizona, 4 killed

CASA GRANDE, Ariz., May 2 (UPI) -- Four people were killed and seven were injured Wednesday when an SUV possibly carrying illegal immigrants crashed in Arizona, police said.

Guyer didn't know Bush's license suspended

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., March 27 (UPI) -- Tampa Ray minor league outfielder Brandon Guyer didn't know Matt Bush's license was suspended when he let the pitcher borrow his vehicle, Guyer's agent said.

Ford, GM slip in Consumer Reports review

DETROIT, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Consumer Reports said Tuesday product reliability from U.S. automakers Ford Motor Co. and General Motors slipped this year in their annual vehicle rankings.
Dodge puts the sexy in 'Man Van'

Dodge puts the sexy in 'Man Van'

CHICAGO, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Dodge hopes it has an answer for when a dad finally has to park his muscle car to cart around the kids -- the "Man Van."

Chrysler hybridizes its biggest vehicles

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 21 (UPI) -- Chrysler officials say they're ready to hit the road with hybrid fuel versions of some of its biggest and heaviest U.S. vehicles, including SUVs and trucks.

Chrysler plans more than 10,000 layoffs

DETROIT, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Chrysler announced plans to cut more than 10,000 additional jobs and drop four vehicles from its lineup in a massive restructuring plan.

No-interest loans on 2007 Chryslers

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Newly independent Chrysler LLC will offer no-interest loans of up to six years on some 2007 models, the U.S. automaker said Wednesday.

SUV tax cut under attack

WASHINGTON, June 16 (UPI) -- A U.S. House bill would cut an incentive that lets small business write off up to $25,000 of the price of large pickups and sport utility vehicles.

Pedestrians shot randomly from SUV

ORLANDO, Fla., June 5 (UPI) -- Police in Orange County, Fla., said three young people allegedly shot randomly at pedestrians early Tuesday, injuring two of them.

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Shocked carjackers flee armed victim

HARPER WOODS, Mich., May 13 (UPI) -- Two men who tried a carjacking this weekend were shocked when their would-be victim pulled out a firearm and chased them as they tried to escape.
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