Traffic

August 21, 2017 - 8:13 am
FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say no one is hurt after a single-engine plane caught fire during its emergency landing on a Florida highway, which closed traffic in both directions. Local news outlets report the pilot decided to land Sunday night near John Anderson Highway in Flagler Beach...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. file photo, anti-Donald Trump protesters block traffic as they march in the middle of Guadalupe Street next to the University of Texas at Austin on Inauguration Day. In 2017, Republican legislators in at least six states, including Texas, have introduced bills that would shield drivers from civil liability if they unintentionally injure or kill protesters obstructing traffic. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
August 15, 2017 - 4:08 pm
Republican lawmakers in six states have pushed this year for legal protections for motorists who hit protesters blocking traffic. Fairly or not, they're facing an intense backlash now that violent images of a car ramming into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally have been seen around the...
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This Aug. 9, 2017 photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Transportation shows Arkansas highway Interstate 30, a cross-country route that was shut down in both directions for a time Wednesday, after an 18-wheeler was sliced open during an accident and spilled frozen pizzas across the road south of Little Rock, Ark. The interstate, was closed for several hours while crews cleaned up the mess. (Rusty Hubbard, Arkansas Department of Transportation via AP)
August 10, 2017 - 7:50 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas highway officials shut down westbound lanes of a cross-country interstate for four hours so crews could pick up pizza. An 18-wheeler containing DiGiorno and Tombstone frozen pizzas scraped a bridge support and sliced open its trailer Wednesday, spilling the pies...
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August 04, 2017 - 7:10 pm
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol says two adults and two children were killed in a highway crash after one car smashed into another vehicle that had overheated. The wreck happened Friday on eastbound Interstate 10 in Fontana, about 50 miles east of Los Angeles. Officer Jesus...
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July 28, 2017 - 6:29 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers are protesting against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of the tourism season in the Adriatic country. Authorities say protesting taxi drivers have caused a major traffic slowdown Friday outside the main tourism center of...
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July 22, 2017 - 4:01 am
NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) — Lane closures are scheduled for next week on the Bonner Bridge on the North Carolina coast as the replacement project goes into the next phase. The N.C. Department of Transportation says the closures are required for the repositioning of cranes and other building materials...
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FILE – In this Sept. 23, 2016, file photo, David Wildstein arrives for a hearing at the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Newark, N.J. Wildstein faces 21 to 27 months in prison at his Wednesday, July 12, 2017, sentencing for orchestrating George Washington Bridge lane closures in 2013 to punish Fort Lee, N.J., Mayor Mark Sokolich, a Democrat who didn't endorse Republican Gov. Chris Christie's re-election. Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to allow Wildstein to avoid prison because his testimony helped convict two of Christie's former aides. Wildstein, appointed to The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey by Christie in 2010, pleaded guilty May 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
July 12, 2017 - 1:11 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former ally to Gov. Chris Christie who was the mastermind of the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme will avoid prison after pleading guilty and giving testimony that helped convict two former aides to him. Federal Judge Susan Wigenton in Newark sentenced David...
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FILE – In this Sept. 23, 2016, file photo, David Wildstein arrives for a hearing at the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Newark, N.J. Wildstein faces 21 to 27 months in prison at his Wednesday, July 12, 2017, sentencing for orchestrating George Washington Bridge lane closures in 2013 to punish Fort Lee, N.J., Mayor Mark Sokolich, a Democrat who didn't endorse Republican Gov. Chris Christie's re-election. Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to allow Wildstein to avoid prison because his testimony helped convict two of Christie's former aides. Wildstein, appointed to The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey by Christie in 2010, pleaded guilty May 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
July 12, 2017 - 1:11 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial (all times local): 1 p.m. Gov. Chris Christie's spokesman says the mastermind of the George Washington Bridge scandal came up with the scheme by himself and created the culture that led to it. Brian Murray said...
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July 05, 2017 - 9:55 am
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A town wants a new interchange on Interstate 26 named for one of South Carolina's first black state troopers. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that Summerville Town Council wants the new exit 197 interchange named for Tillman Millhouse Jr., a native. Millhouse...
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows people gathering at the scene of an explosion along the road to the airport in southeast Damascus, Syria, Sunday, July 2, 2017. Syrian state TV said Sunday that a series of car bomb explosions have rocked the capital, resulting in multiple casualties. (SANA via AP)
July 02, 2017 - 5:24 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A series of car bomb explosions rocked Syria's capital Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding 12, as officials claimed to have foiled a plot to target crowded areas during the first morning commute after a Muslim holiday. State media said a suicide car bomber...
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