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  • Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour

    Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour
    NEW YORK — More than a foot of rain hit parts of New York's Long Island on Wednesday, enough to set a preliminary state record, triggering flash floods and swamping cars on major roads that were turned into rivers during the morning rush hour....
  • East 17th Street construction will slow traffic

    People driving on East 17th Street in Costa Mesa over the next few months should expect slightly more traffic than usual, city officials said this week. Construction to add decorative crosswalks, sidewalks, medians and parkway trees has been underway...
  • Ft. McHenry tunnel lanes reopen after overturned box truck snarled traffic

    Ft. McHenry tunnel lanes reopen after overturned box truck snarled traffic
    All lanes going through the Ft. McHenry Tunnel have reopened after overturned box truck and fuel leak closed part of the tunnel Thursday afternoon during rush hour. The lanes reopened around 7 p.m. The truck flipped over around 4 p.m. heading southbound...
  • Why did the chicken cross the road? Oregon cops don't know

    PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Ask police in Portland, Oregon, why the chicken crossed the road, and law enforcement has no idea either. In an unusual release, the Portland Police Bureau said officers were dispatched this week to a report of a chicken...
  • Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office

    Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office
    Maybe it was the 1980s-era software he saw at the Hampton VA hospital, maybe the four-mile traffic jam heading into the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, but when Sen. Mark Warner came to open his Hampton campaign office, his inner policy wonk was in full...
  • Mailbag: Rudeness at meetings can't be tolerated from anyone

    Some months ago I attended a City Council meeting on a contentious issue (plastic bag ban repeal), and when a member of the public quietly said the word "boo," Mayor Matthew Harper immediately stopped the meeting and reminded the speaker to respect the...
  • Retest Everyone For Driver's License

    The Courant urges lawmakers to pass more restrictive laws for seniors renewing their driver's licenses [Aug. 6, editorial, "Should Grandpa Drive?"] Yes, serious accidents occur, but they occur with all age groups. Perhaps The Courant would be wiser to...
  • McKinney Stumps At Greenwich Senior Center

    McKinney Stumps At Greenwich Senior Center
    GREENWICH — Senate Republican leader John McKinney had no idea that Thursday would be among the worst traffic days in Greenwich in recent years. Traffic is often bad in lower Fairfield County, but a tragic accident that killed a Connecticut Army...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West
    A disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West in Arnold past the MD 2 (Governor Ritchie Highway) exit has closed the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder at 8:42 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also said...
  • Police chiefs' zany mano a mano

    Police chiefs' zany mano a mano
    It's just before 6 p.m., and Costa Mesa's police chief has already had a frenetic day. In about two hours, though, it'll take a turn for the strange, the likes of which he's never quite experienced before. Tom Gazsi has signed up for Thursday night's...
  • The rumble and the risk to life along the tracks

     The rumble and the risk to life along the tracks
    Late Thursday afternoon, Kenneth Reed was in his backyard when he heard something strange up on the railroad tracks. "A sound I never heard in all the 45 years I been on this block," he said Friday, standing next to the train embankment on South Homan...