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  • Trucker was distracted before July Bay Bridge accident

    Trucker was distracted before July Bay Bridge accident
    The trucker who struck a woman's car on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge last month and sent it plunging into the water was momentarily distracted before the crash, according to a preliminary report on the accident released Monday. The National Transportation...
  • A year after derailment, mourning parents find solace in community

    A year after derailment, mourning parents find solace in community
    One year ago, when one hour of sleep a night was all Mark Mayr could manage in his grief, he set a goal: "I've got to make it through a year." Eventually, sleep returned. But last week, as the first anniversary of his daughter Rose Mayr's death in a...
  • DUI: Chicago

    DUI: Chicago
    Ten a night—that's the number of Chicagoans pulled over for driving under the influence, on average. A total of 3,795 people were arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Chicago last year, according to Chicago Police data....
  • Travelers rank South Florida inn top U.S. pet-friendly property

    When it comes to pet-friendly lodgings, one South Florida hotel is the top dog, according to findings of a TripAdvisor popularity index released earlier this week. Beachside Village Resort in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea ranked No. 1 on a list of Top 10 U.S....
  • Marylanders to travel more this Labor Day weekend, AAA says

    Marylanders to travel more this Labor Day weekend, AAA says
    Forecasts of sunny skies are combining with falling gas prices and an apparent "pent-up demand" for getaways to put Maryland on course for its busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the end of the recession. AAA Mid-Atlantic is projecting that 678,...
  • Trucker in Bay Bridge crash charged with four traffic violations

    Trucker in Bay Bridge crash charged with four traffic violations
    The driver of a tractor-trailer that collided with a car on the Bay Bridge in July, sending the car and its 23-year-old driver over a barrier and into the water below, has been charged with four traffic violations, Maryland Transportation Authority Police...
  • Traveler vs tourist

    Traveler vs tourist
    The first thing I notice humming west through South Dakota on Interstate 90 is the 30-foot high teepees made from cement pillars. I’ve seen them before. They mark the public bathroom stops, but also remind you that you are now in “Indian...
  • U.S. probes plane crash on Rancho Palos Verdes beach

    U.S. probes plane crash on Rancho Palos Verdes beach
    Federal investigators are looking into how a small plane ended upside-down on a Ranchos Palos Verdes beach Friday, leaving the pilot with minor injuries, officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are...
  • Push to lower legal limit of intoxication to 0.05 stirs debate

    Push to lower legal limit of intoxication to 0.05 stirs debate
    — Timothy Brown has put hundreds of drunken drivers behind the wheel. In the research center where he works, the drivers ingest vodka or 151-proof alcohol and get behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Malibu mounted in a metal pod about the size of a...
  • Weekend MARC service to be selling point for BWI

    Weekend MARC service to be selling point for BWI
    Weekend passenger train service will be a boon for travelers flying in and out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Airport officials welcomed last week's announcement by Gov. Martin O'Malley that weekend MARC train services...
  • L.A. ranks 17th among U.S. destinations for business meetings

    L.A. ranks 17th among U.S. destinations for business meetings
    Los Angeles is the second-most-populous city in the nation but falls far down the list of most popular U.S. destinations for business meetings. The latest ranking of top meeting destinations puts Los Angeles at No. 17, far behind smaller California...