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  • Man dies after telephone pole falls, strikes head

    Man dies after telephone pole falls, strikes head
    A 39-year-old Burbank property owner died Wednesday in an industrial accident during which a 22-foot telephone pole fell and struck the back of his head, police said. The man, who was the owner of a parking lot in the 4400 block of Empire Avenue where...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicles on U.S. 40 East

    Traffic: Disabled vehicles on U.S. 40 East
    Two disabled vehicles on U.S. 40 East in Rosedale at 68th Street have blocked the eastbound right traffic lane and eastbound right shoulder at 7:20 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also reported an incident on...
  • Agency: State Road 7 extension can proceed but will harm hawk

    Agency: State Road 7 extension can proceed but will harm hawk
    The long-awaited extension of State Road 7 in Palm Beach County has moved closer to getting built, now that a federal wildlife agency has concluded the project would harm but not risk wiping out an endangered Everglades hawk. The U.S. Fish and...
  • NHTSA Investigates Timing of Graco Car-Seat Recall

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced it's investigating if car-seat manufacturer Graco Children's Products was slow to recall millions of child-safety seats this year. The recalled car seats have a sticky harness buckle that can...
  • Sawgrass' Sample toll plaza ramps to close all weekend

    Sawgrass' Sample toll plaza ramps to close all weekend
    A pair of ramps at the Sawgrass Expressway's Sample Road interchange will be closed all weekend while toll buildings are demolished. The southbound off-ramp and the northbound on-ramp will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. Southbound...
  • Takata taps former cabinet officials for crisis advice

    DETROIT Takata, the embattled Japanese auto supplier at the center of an expanding air bag recall, has hired three former U.S. Transportation Secretaries to advise it on how to manage the crisis, but it is not agreeing to expand the recall nationwide....
  • The speed of light: music to our ears

    SAN JOSE, Calif. The Internet is so fast that the Bay Area can connect with New York City quicker than you can finish this sentence. That's a blistering speed but not quite fast enough for musicians, who dream of a day when notes travel at light speed....
  • More catalytic converters stolen in Geneva parking lots

    More catalytic converters stolen in Geneva parking lots
    Two more catalytic converters have been reported stolen from cars in Geneva, totaling eight since October, police said. "It's not something new, this was an item stolen in years' past, and is back recently," said Geneva patrol operations commander Julie...
  • New I-95 interchange planned in Palm Beach County

    New I-95 interchange planned in Palm Beach County
    Even as a new Interstate 95 interchange is under construction in Boca Raton, another interchange is on the horizon in Palm Beach Gardens. The Florida Department of Transportation will soon seek approval from the federal government to build an...
  • Honda agrees to expand airbag recall

    WASHINGTON Honda North America said Wednesday morning it would agree to a demand by federal regulators calling for a nationwide recall for a deadly defect in airbag inflators, even as the airbag manufacturer continued to resist the call by the National...
  • Springs cites cop for speeding on turnpike

    Springs cites cop for speeding on turnpike
    A police officer caught driving 88 mph on Florida's Turnpike — 23 mph over the posted limit — has received counseling for excessive speed. A resident complained Officer Brody Scott was speeding on the turnpike near Glades Road on Aug. 31...