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  • Expert says other officers fired at end of fatal shootings

    At least one other officer discharged a weapon during the final salvo fired by a Cleveland police officer who is on trial for voluntary manslaughter for shooting two unarmed suspects after a high-speed chase, a sound expert hired by the defense...
  • Future of Golf Road Fresh Farms tax agreement uncertain

    Future of Golf Road Fresh Farms tax agreement uncertain
    As construction of the Fresh Farms grocery store chain's Golf Road location continues, it remains unclear whether it would still receive village tax incentives. On July 23, 2013, the village of Niles Board of Trustees approved an agreement that would...
  • Reader Feedback April 27: Lane closures in bridges, tunnels; FBI office to investigate violent crime

    Drivers must deal with lane closures in bridges, tunnels A number of highly traveled bridges and tunnels that feed into the Peninsula will experience periodic lane closures, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation. Many of...
  • Legislature extends session, transportation talks roll on

    With dueling proposals for the state's education and operating budgets topping the Legislature's agenda for its imminent special session, the likelihood of Republicans and Democrats finding consensus on a transportation package to address the state's...
  • Broadkill beach fill begins: Pushing back time and tide

    A new public beach Chapter 1 Broadkill Beach north of Lewes is about to get an estimated $30 million gift from federal taxpayers that leaders of the sleepy bayside community have sought for decades: a massive infusion of sand creating a beach in...
  • Tunnel, bridge closures could cause traffic headaches starting Sunday

    Tunnel, bridge closures could cause traffic headaches starting Sunday
    Starting this weekend, a number of highly traveled bridges and tunnels that feed into the Peninsula will experience periodic lane closures, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).  Many of the closures are scheduled...
  • Turnpike's toll plan for S.R. 417 makes no sense

     Turnpike's toll plan for S.R. 417 makes no sense
    Drivers in Central Florida already have plenty to be ticked off about. Tourist traffic. Rubberneckers (you know who you are). Construction backups. But here's one to really overheat your engine. The Turnpike Enterprise, which is run by the state...
  • Burlington sets summer road construction projects

    The Burlington Village Board voted to create an ordinance allowing the village to enter into a local agency agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation for the resurfacing of Main Street to begin later this year. The agreement included an...
  • State to mull dropping 80 mph speed limit west of Rapid City

    Travelers on a roughly 55-mile stretch of I-90 west of Rapid City to the Wyoming border may not be able to drive the new 80 mph speed limit for much longer under recommendations proposed by the Department of Transportation. The state Transportation...
  • Community Digest: CASA Lake County fundraiser May 2 at Ravinia

    Community Digest: CASA Lake County fundraiser May 2 at Ravinia
    Community donations, gala, summit, construction, and more. Antioch Donations and sale: During April and May, St. Ignatius Episcopal Church of Antioch, 500 E. Depot St., is collecting nonperishable food and paper products, or monetary donations to...
  • Expanding the transportation conversation

    Transportation is a hot button issue in Baltimore City these days. In fact, it's red hot. At a recent community meeting, residents unloaded on the Maryland Department of Transportation over a proposed plan to restrict parking on the south side of...