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  • Who's the old guy at Lollapalooza?

    Last week I briefly stood outside the gates of one of the year's biggest music festivals, wrestling with my age. As the Chicago skyline shone directly to my west, thousands of teens and 20-somethings wearing plastic wristbands streamed past me. Some waved...
  • Bad weather causes traffic accidents, delays in Fort Lauderdale

    Stormy conditions caused several traffic accidents in Fort Lauderdale during rush hour Monday, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Deputy Fire Chief Timothy C. Heiser said. Although there were significant road delays, those involved suffered only minor injuries,...
  • Downed wire closes Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie

    Downed wire closes Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie
    Anne Arundel County Police say Ritchie Highway will be closed in both directions at 8th Avenue in Glen Burnie until about 8 p.m. The closure, police say, is due to emergency repair work after a boom truck struck and knocked down wires in the area this...
  • There's an app for that, but Turnpike retains radio alerts, call boxes

    Q: Why doesn't the Turnpike broadcast traffic reports on their radio frequency? On July 7, southbound traffic was backed up from the Lehigh Tunnel to beyond the Mahoning Valley exit. Luckily, I was traveling north. Wondering whether the situation had...
  • 'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says

     'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says
    About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...
  • West Palm preacher, 22, in critical condition after road rage shooting

    West Palm preacher, 22, in critical condition after road rage shooting
    A 22-year-old West Palm Beach pastor who began preaching as a child was fighting for his life Saturday after he was shot in the head in what authorities call "a case of road rage gone completely out of control." Steven Simon had just left a church...
  • Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope

    Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope
    Over a bleak stretch of the Kennedy Expressway that is often jammed with soul-crushing traffic, the enormous holiday light displays burst through the rush-hour malaise. At Easter, a 12-foot pink bunny, flanked by eggs and flowers, waves cheerily at...
  • Southbound 101 lanes reopen in Hollywood after crash kills pedestrian

    Southbound 101 lanes reopen in Hollywood after crash kills pedestrian
    A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on the 101 Freeway early Tuesday at Highland Avenue in Hollywood, prompting three southbound lanes to be closed for more than two hours and snarling the morning commute toward downtown. The victim, identified...
  • DWP defends response to UCLA flood, says crews had to find valve

    DWP defends response to UCLA flood, says crews had to find valve
    A top Los Angeles utility official faced tough questions Tuesday night about the response to a massive pipe break that flooded UCLA and surrounding areas with millions of gallons of water and threatened the near-term use of Pauley Pavilion. The...
  • Freeway incident raises questions on how police interact with public

    Marlene Pinnock is a mother of two who once studied bookkeeping and accounting. But her life has not been simple. She was known as a sweet, friendly presence by some who lived in a homeless encampment beneath an overpass where the 10 Freeway crosses...
  • Feds consider probe into CHP beating captured on video, sources say

    The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing a request for an independent investigation into the California Highway Patrol officer who was recorded on video punching a woman along the 10 Freeway, an FBI spokeswoman said. Federal officials are considering...