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Citi Field (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tennessee Police: Mets Minor Leaguers Busted For Drag Racing

New York Mets minor league outfielders Wuilmer Becerra and Vicente Lupo are facing drag racing charges. Becerra and Lupo play for the Kingsport Mets of the Rookie-level Appalachian League.

07/07/2014

Jonathan Lopez hugs a family member before his sentencing in Mineola, March 21, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

LI Man Gets Jail Time For Drag Racing Crash That Left NYPD Officer Dead

Jonathan Lopez, 22, did not speak as the judge handed down the sentence. Lopez was acquitted at trial of manslaughter but found guilty of assault and reckless endangerment after prosecutors said he was drag racing on the Southern State Parkway in September 2011.

03/21/2014

Patchogue Drag Race Crash

2 Teens Arrested For Alleged Drag Racing After They Wipe Out In Patchogue

Two Long teens were arrested on reckless driving charges Friday, after they allegedly got into separate accidents while drag racing.

02/21/2014

Darnell Anderson is accused of drag racing with his young children in the car. (credit: Suffolk County Police | background: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Police: Alleged LIE Drag Racing Dad Had No License

Three strikes, you’re out. Police said he had no license, was drag racing in the middle of the night and brought his children along for the dangerous drive.

10/18/2011

LIE drag racing

L.I. Cops Clock Street Racers At 145 MPH Before Spectacular Crash

A high speed race and chase turned into an incredible crash on the Long Island Expressway on Thursday morning. A driver allegedly tried to ditch a police officer at speeds of more than 140 mph.

03/03/2011

Syosset Crash (credit: CBS 2)

Cops Still Searching For Second L.I. Truck Drag Racer

An elderly man is dead, and his wife is fighting for her life — both of them victims of a head-on collision that police said was caused by drag racers.

11/30/2010

Illegal street racing in Maspeth, Queens

Illegal Street Racers Terrorizing NYC Neighborhood

Screeching and speeding is out of control in one Queens neighborhood and residents are desperate and demanding action.

11/23/2010

Howell Township

2 Dead In Possible N.J. Drag Race Crash

Two people are dead Saturday night after a car somehow went airborne and landed on a tree in New Jersey.

11/06/2010