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  • West Palm Beach man apprehended after eluding deputies multiple times

    West Palm Beach man apprehended after eluding deputies multiple times
    The third time's the charm for Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies who were trying to catch West Palm Beach man Presner Telusme. Deputies had been trying to arrest Telusme since he ran off from a deputy on Aug. 30. They finally nabbed him on Thursday....
  • Ex-Des Plaines cop gets 6 months in prison for faking DUI arrest tally

    Ex-Des Plaines cop gets 6 months in prison for faking DUI arrest tally
    A former Des Plaines police commander who padded DUI arrest records so the department could get federal grant money was sentenced today to six months in prison. Timothy Veit, 57, apologized in Chicago's Dirksen U.S. Courthouse for his role in defrauding...
  • Is Driving a Certain Car Your Ticket to Traffic Court?

     
    Look, just because you drive a Subaru WRX doesn't mean you're more likely to be the type of person who exceeds the speed limit or breaks other traffic laws. OK, it actually does mean that, but we're not the ones......
  • Traffic: Crash stalls traffic in both directions on U.S. 29

    Traffic: Crash stalls traffic in both directions on U.S. 29
    A single-vehicle crash on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City has prompted closures in both directions at the Baltimore National Turnpike exit at the close of Thursday's morning commute, according to the state Department of Transportation. The incident at 8:37 a.m....
  • King Street construction in Hampton moves toward Langley Air Force Base

    HAMPTON — After months of slogging around orange barrels and potholes on North King Street, drivers will find a new crop of construction workers along the roadway in early 2015. The city will soon begin a second phase of work along North King...
  • Downers Grove Metra platforms reopen, some work delayed

     Downers Grove Metra platforms reopen, some work delayed
    Platforms at Downers Grove's downtown commuter train station reopen Wednesday morning but a large chunk of the project will sit unfinished into next year. Metra officials said construction on the western ends of the Main Street station platforms is...
  • Letter: Change is slower than L.A. traffic

    In your editorial “Honk if you're tired of our deadly streets,” you ask the “brilliant minds among our citizenry” to come up with answers for our city officials. I am not brilliant by any means, but when I have voiced concerns to...
  • Construction work begins on Leesburg downtown resurfacing project

    Construction work begins on Leesburg downtown resurfacing project
    Tuesday marks a special day in Leesburg: the kickoff of an improvement project on the western section of downtown. It actually represents the continuation of a project that hit a road block during the recession. The groundbreaking is set for 9 a.m. on...
  • State's locks, dams in urgent need of repair, report says

    State's locks, dams in urgent need of repair, report says
    Illinois needs more federal money to make urgent repairs to the state’s aging dams and locks, according to an Illinois Chamber of Commerce report being released Monday. “Billions of dollars in coal for power plants, grain, road salt,...
  • Allentown arena debut challenges pessimists

    Allentown arena debut challenges pessimists
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski told me there was a moment Friday night that really excited him. He was walking out of the sold-out Eagles concert in the city's new arena, he looked down Seventh Street — and he saw nine taxis lined up. Not nine...
  • New stakeholder plans modernization for Shops at Kenilworth

    Local developer Greenberg Gibbons Commercial plans a "major refurbishment' of The Shops at Kenilworth after purchasing a stake in the Towson mall last month, the firm's CEO said. The mall, located just off Interstate 695 between Charles Street and York...