Texas couple killed in crash on Interstate 55 near Litchfield after van sideswiped

LITCHFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Two people from Carrollton, Texas were killed in a crash early Saturday on Interstate 55 near Litchfield after their van was sideswiped by another vehicle. Luis Paulet, 49, and passenger Liz Alejo Mora de Paulet, 31, were ejected and pronounced dead on the scene by Montgomery County coroner Randy Leetham. Both More...

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By Jake Leonard On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Hurricane Harvey kills at least 1, officials warn of mass flooding

CONTINUING COVERAGE OF HURRICANE HARVEY ROCKPORT, Tex. (Heartland Newsfeed/UPI) — Texas state officials confirmed the first fatality related to Hurricane Harvey, which came ashore in the Lone Star State late More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Hurricane Harvey, now a tropical storm, lays destruction and heavy rains

BREAKING NEWS ROCKPORT & CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. (Heartland Newsfeed/UPI/Reuters) — Hurricane Harvey made landfall into south Texas as a category 4 hurricane around 10:00 pm Central time last night, resulting More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Illinois Secretary of State’s new law helps veterans gain employment in trucking industry

Illinois is the first state in nation to exempt the CDL written test for qualified drivers SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is making it easier for military veterans More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Nokomis Police Department citations and arrests from August 7 to August 20, 2017

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The following citations and warrants were completed between August 7 and August 20, 2017 by the Nokomis Police Department: David L. Engle, 36, of Nokomis was arrested on an More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Most expensive British car ever sold goes for $22.5 million

MONTEREY, Calif. (Heartland Newsfeed/UPI) — During an auction at Monterey Car Week in California this past weekend, the most expensive British car ever sold exchanged hands for the sum of $22.5 million. According More...

By Reuters On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Report: Tiger Woods had five different drugs in system at time of DUI arrest

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in May, according to an ESPN More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Uber VP of operations stepping down, will stay on board

SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — Ryan Graves, a longtime Uber executive and the first employee hired by the company, announced Thursday he’s leaving his position in September. Uber’s vice president of operations, More...

By Reuters On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Consumers may buy fewer cars in areas served by Uber, Lyft: study

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei, Taiwan April 13, 2017. (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo) DETROIT (Reuters) – More...

By United Press International On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Renault signs deal to make 300,000 cars per year in Iran

PARIS/TEHRAN (UPI) — French automaker Renault announced a joint venture with Iranian authorities on Monday, despite U.S. efforts to isolate Iran economically. Executives of Renault and Iran’s Industrial More...

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