Traffic

Officer Ulises Villanueva directs traffic at an intersection in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Oct. 5 2017. Traffic lights are out across most of the island amid power outages caused by Hurrricane Maria. (AP Photo/Michael Melia)
October 05, 2017 - 4:33 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — As three lanes of traffic sped toward him, Officer Ulises Villanueva held up the palms of both hands and blew a whistle, bringing the cars to a stop beneath a string of twisted, darkened traffic lights. With most of Puerto Rico lacking power two weeks after Hurricane...
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October 03, 2017 - 11:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the protests in St. Louis following the acquittal of a former police officer in the death of a black man (all times local): 10 p.m. Authorities have arrested several people after a group of protesters blocked lanes of traffic on Interstate 64 in St. Louis. The St...
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September 28, 2017 - 3:29 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — You can face felony charges in Florida for repeatedly driving with a revoked license — but if you don't bother getting a driver's license at all, apparently those charges don't apply. The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that drivers can't face increased penalties for...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 26, 2017, file photo, traffic crawls on the northbound lanes of the Henry Hudson Parkway leading out of Manhattan, in New York. Traffic bottlenecks will cost commuters hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade if nothing is done to fix them, according to a new study. Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Atlanta and Dallas face the highest costs from such bottlenecks, according to Inrix, the traffic data firm that compiled the study. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
September 27, 2017 - 4:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Traffic bottlenecks will cost commuters hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade if nothing is done to fix them, according to a new study. Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Atlanta and Dallas face the highest costs from such bottlenecks, according to the study released...
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Motorist DeShan Wiseman speaks on his phone while stranded on Interstate 80 as police investigate the scene of a standoff with a sport utility vehicle driver on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Emeryville, Calif. The incident, which ended in gunfire, shut freeway traffic in both directions at the height of morning rush hour. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
September 27, 2017 - 3:30 pm
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a police standoff with a suspect during the morning rush hour on a major San Francisco Bay Area freeway (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A homicide suspect who led officers in a chase that ended in a standoff on a major San Francisco Bay Area freeway has been...
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September 25, 2017 - 1:05 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks are opening modestly lower NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are down today after losses for technology companies overshadowed gains for energy producers and elsewhere. At 12:54 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 fell 8 points, to 2,494. The Dow Jones...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, construction continues on a new curve along California's Interstate 5, as it approaches the border with Tijuana, Mexico, in San Diego. The San Diego to Tijuana border crossing, busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The weekend border closure is to allow for the removal of a large metal canopy spanning over all the southbound lanes into Mexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 23, 2017 - 3:36 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on closing Mexico-bound car traffic at the nation's busiest border crossing for construction work (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Detoured traffic is unusually light during the closure of all Mexico-bound car traffic at the busiest U.S. border crossing in San Diego. U.S...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, construction continues on a new curve along California's Interstate 5, as it approaches the border with Tijuana, Mexico, in San Diego. The San Diego to Tijuana border crossing, busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The weekend border closure is to allow for the removal of a large metal canopy spanning over all the southbound lanes into Mexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 23, 2017 - 1:59 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — People kicking off fall vacations in Mexico this weekend won't be able to use the nation's busiest border crossing to get there. The southbound lanes of the San Ysidro crossing connecting San Diego to Tijuana closed at 3 a.m. Saturday and will remain closed until noon Monday for...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, construction continues on a new curve along California's Interstate 5, as it approaches the border with Tijuana, Mexico, in San Diego. The San Diego to Tijuana border crossing, busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The weekend border closure is to allow for the removal of a large metal canopy spanning over all the southbound lanes into Mexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 22, 2017 - 5:12 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The closure between San Diego and Tijuana for work on a $741 million expansion project presents a monumental headache for border businesses,...
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A gift shop damaged in the crossing of Hurricane Maria is shown on Cofrecito Beach, Bavaro, Dominican Republic, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Rain from the storm will continue in the Dominican Republic for the next two days according to meteorologists. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
September 21, 2017 - 9:55 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump has spoken with the governors of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Trump said earlier Thursday that Puerto Rico was "absolutely obliterated" and the Virgin...
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