Speeding Stolen Car Involved In Deadly Crash

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The driver of a stolen car was involved in a deadly crash early Tuesday morning in Opa-locka. The Acura, which was reported stolen from Pembroke Pines, was speeding south on NW 22nd Avenue when it collided with a vehicle at NW 103rd Street. On impact, the car that was hit slammed into ...

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11 takeaways from college football’s returning starters list for 2017

Good morning! This is The Read Option, your daily college football newsletter. Sign up for this in your inbox! Thanks to huge amounts of annual roster turnover and a general variance of skill and consistency between 18-to-22-year-olds, college football remains damn near impossible to predict from year to year, beyond a few obvious things. But that, of course, is why ...

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New study says Hoosier teens struggle with suicide

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Suicide — it’ a dark topic that’s tough to discuss, especially in connection with teens. New information released by the Indiana Youth Institute showed that many Hoosier teens have thought about suicide. To put that into perspective, the IYI’s 2017 Kid’s Count Data Book revealed that one in six high school students have considered suicide. One in ...

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Market District Recipe: Shrimp & Grits

If you’re looking to celebrate Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras, check out this delicious recipe from Market District Chef Ben D’Amico! Shrimp & Grits Compliments of Market District Chef Benjamin D’Amico Serves 4-6 Prep Time: 25 min. Cooking Time: 1 hour Cheese Grits Ingredients: 1 ½ Cups Milk 1 ½ Cups Water or Chicken Stock 1 Cup Cornmeal ½ Cup ...

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Are the Atlanta Hawks good?

Good morning. We have that and more in Tuesday’s NBA newsletter. Are the Atlanta Hawks good? They beat the Celtics convincingly in Boston on Monday, and sit seven games above .500. The Hawks are on pace for 46 wins, which is fewer than the 48 earned a year ago and many fewer than the 60 Atlanta shockingly won in 2015. ...

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3 dead, 2 injured as plane hits California house

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire Monday, authorities said. A husband, wife and three teenagers were on the plane that had just taken off from Riverside Municipal Airport at 4:40 p.m. intending to ...

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Isaiah Thomas’ Franchise-Record Scoring Streak Ends At 43 Games

BOSTON (CBS) — Not much went right for the Celtics’ offense on Monday night, and it certainly didn’t help that their leading scorer had a rare off-night. Isaiah Thomas shot just 4-of-21 for 19 points in Monday night’s 114-98 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, ending his franchise record 43-game streak of scoring 20 points or more. But Boston’s lone All-Star ...

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PennDOT Announces Highway Maintenance & Preservation Initiative

HARRISBURG (News Radio 1020 KDKA) – Pennsylvania’s transportation secretary told lawmakers Monday about PennDOT’s new major highway maintenance and preservation effort. Appearing at Senate Budget hearings Monnday, PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards told lawmakers about PennDOT’s new “RoadMaP” initiative, with “MaP” being an acronym for Maintenance and Preservation. Richards says more than $2 billion will be allocated. She says $500 million ...

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Fire destroys Whitley County home

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – A fire destroyed a home near Columbia City early Tuesday morning. Firefighters were called just after 3 a.m. to the 900 block of West 200 North on a reported house fire. A relative at the scene told 24-Hour News 8’s sister station, WANE, a mom and dad woke to the sound of their baby crying ...

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The dirt behind Hardywood’s Goochland delay

GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. — As it starts pulling pints at its new taproom in Charlottesville, a local brewery’s westward expansion will take longer than anticipated closer to Richmond. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery is now targeting a spring 2018 opening for its planned $28 million, 60,000-square-foot production facility in Goochland’s West Creek Business Park. The first phase of the complex, announced ...

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Livery Driver Shot In Washington Park Carjacking

CHICAGO (CBS) — A livery driver was shot during a robbery and carjacking early Tuesday in the Washington Park neighborhood. Police said the driver was on a routine pickup in the 6200 block of South Indiana Avenue around 1:10 a.m., waiting for the passenger to get into his Honda Odyssey, but little did he know he was picking up a ...

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Trump To Lay Out Optimistic Vision Of Future Before Congress

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) – President Donald Trump will go ‘prime time’ on Tuesday night as he delivers his first televised address to a joint session of Congress. Trump is expected to outline his domestic and economic agendas as wells as lay out his optimistic vision for the country. Among the issues that will be addressed will ...

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Keller @ Large: A Message For Unbelievably Bad Drivers

BOSTON (CBS) – Maybe it was the balmy weather and the disappearance of the snow cover that brought all sorts of people who aren’t used to driving onto the roads around here. Or maybe it’s just the new normal. But in just the past week, I have encountered a lifetime’s worth of unbelievably bad driving. Not just the usual Boston-driver ...

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Montco Woman Plugs People Back Into Conversation With Podcast Club

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With more people listening to podcasts, one Montgomery County woman developed The Pod Clubs, for people to share in their love of podcasts. Similar to a book club, Lydia Ricci created a website with monthly selections of unique podcasts and questions related to themes within each episode or story. CBS 3 Gets Rare Access Into Life-Saving Flight ...

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Sinkhole Swallows SUV At Scene Of Water Main Break In Hoboken

HOBOKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A vehicle fell into a massive sinkhole that opened up at the scene of a water main break in Hoboken early Tuesday morning. The SUV was pulled from the sinkhole hours after the water main broke at the intersection of 5th Street and Willow Avenue just before 5 a.m. Crews drained water from the hole and ...

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NBA scores 2017: Cavaliers hold off scrappy Bucks in Cleveland

The Cavaliers have a four-game lead on the rest of the Eastern Conference. The Bucks fought and scrapped and hung around all night against the Cavaliers but as goes the rest of the Eastern Conference, it was never in question that the Cavaliers were ultimately in charge. Despite the slump the Cavaliers went through in January, they seem to be ...

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Big South basketball tournament 2017: Bracket, schedule, and scores

UNC Asheville is defending its title. Winthrop is the top seed. The Big South’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament is up for grabs this week, as the entire conference vies to represent what’ll likely be a one-bid league. The conference race here has been tight all year. Winthrop, UNC-Asheville, and Liberty formed the conference’s top tier, though advanced stats ...

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Patriot League tournament 2017: Bracket, schedule, and scores

Bucknell enters as the favorite to win it. The Patriot League men’s basketball tournament unfolds this week, with Bucknell entering as the favorite to win it and claim the league’s automatic NCAA Tournament berth. The Bison took a few losses in February, but they’ve been the conference’s best team pretty much from wire to wire, and it’ll be an upset ...

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Auction of luxury sports car will endow Rose-Hulman chair

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is preparing to auction off a luxury sports cars owned by a graduate of the western Indiana school. School officials say the 2015 McLaren P1 is expected to sell for between $2 million and $2.3 million at the March 10 auction in Florida. The proceeds will endow a new chair ...

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Indiana Senate approves bill to curtail solar incentive

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Much of the financial incentive for installing solar panels would be eliminated in the coming years under a bill passed by the Indiana Senate. Solar panel owners who feed surplus energy to the power grid are currently compensated at a retail market rate that helps pay off their investments. Republican Sen. Brandt Hershman’s bill would drastically reduce ...

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IMPD looking for 2 men wanted for CVS robbery

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is looking for two men wanted for robbery. According to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana, two black males entered the CVS located at 119 West 56th Street on Jan. 18. Police say both men jumped over the counter and demanded narcotics. They implied they had weapons, but they did not show them. ...

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Senate Bill Would Scuttle Young Captains

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A state senator from Ft. Lauderdale wants to put age restrictions on who can chart their own course on the water. Under the bill filed by Sen. Gary Farmer, children under age 16 would be prohibited from operating most boats on salt water unless accompanied by sober adults. The proposal would prohibit ...

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Indy woman wins $500,000 on scratch-off ticket

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – An Indianapolis woman scratched a $500,000 winning lottery ticket on Wednesday, Feb 22. Joyce Griffin and her husband Bob bought a scratch-off at Hoosier Lottery headquarters around 11 a.m. that day. Joyce bought two $10, $5,000 Frenzy Multiplier scratch-offs. When she went home and scratched her ticket, she learned she won the top prize of $50,000. She ...

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