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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Disasters: Bad idea to take from Peter to pay Paul: Front Burner

    Disasters: Bad idea to take from Peter to pay Paul: Front Burner
    What happens when we cut government programs whenever we have to provide disaster relief? We turn a natural disaster into an economic one. That's Economics 101. Disaster relief is a form of insurance. You pay it in good times, and it pays you in bad...
  • Alburtis man is hurt as car crashes and flips on icy road, police say

    An Alburtis man was injured Wednesday morning when his car fishtailed on a patch of ice, slammed into a rocky embankment and rolled over in eastern Berks County, police said. Michael A. Descant, 27, was going east on Huffs Church Road, District Township,...
  • Man killed, 2 injured as car hits utility pole in Pocono Township

    Man killed, 2 injured as car hits utility pole in Pocono Township
    A Brooklyn man was killed and two others were injured late Wednesday afternoon in Pocono Township when a car crashed into a utility pole, officials said. The car, driven by an East Stroudsburg man, was eastbound on Cherry Lane Church Road, near Route...
  • Drug dealer who crashed into cops at Allentown 'miracle' gala sentenced

    Drug dealer who crashed into cops at Allentown 'miracle' gala sentenced
    An Allentown bicycle cop who was hit by a fleeing drug dealer's car at last year's "The Miracle that is Allentown" gala told a Lehigh County judge Tuesday that he felt lucky he was not more seriously injured. The worst part about the ordeal, officer...
  • Northbound traffic on I-895 blocked

    Northbound traffic on I-895 blocked
    All northbound traffic on Interstate 895 in Baltimore City has been closed due to a two-vehicle collision at the Harbor Tunnel at 8:49 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A three-vehicle collision on U.S. 50 West in...
  • Homer man charged with DUI in Orland crash that injured Tinley woman

    Homer man charged with DUI in Orland crash that injured Tinley woman
    A Homer Glen man who police said had been drinking before he ran a red light early Sunday in Orland Park and caused a crash that critically injured a woman has been charged with aggravated DUI. David L. McFadden, Jr., 21, of the 15500 block of Mallard...
  • Rauner uninjured in Loop car crash

    Rauner uninjured in Loop car crash
    New Gov. Bruce Rauner was involved in a Loop car crash Wednesday morning while being driven to the James R. Thompson Center, but Illinois State Police said he was not injured. The governor was traveling in a routine state police motorcade from his...
  • Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane

    Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane
    Wreckage found on the side of a mountain at the edge of the Mojave Desert is believed to be the remains of an aircraft that went missing on radar Tuesday night while en route to Nevada, search team officials said. The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza...
  • Man dies in work-related accident on SE Side

    Man dies in work-related accident on SE Side
    A 68-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning after being struck by a truck in a work-related accident, according to officials. The accident happened at 9 a.m. on the 11600 block of South Burley Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical...
  • Traffic: Crash shuts down three lanes of I-4 west in Orlando

    Traffic: Crash shuts down three lanes of I-4 west in Orlando
    Authorities blocked three westbound lanes on Interstate 4 after a crash this evening. The crash, just after Exit 82B to Anderson Avenue in Orlando, was reported around 6:30 p.m., according to the Florida Department of Transportation's 511 system....
  • Coplay woman 'critical' after North Whitehall hit-run; vehicle not found

    Coplay woman 'critical' after North Whitehall hit-run; vehicle not found
    The Coplay woman hit by a vehicle in North Whitehall Township on Tuesday night was in critical condition 24 hours later at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, a hospital spokeswoman said. State police at Bethlehem continued their search Wednesday for a...