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  • Traffic: Incident on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Incident on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    An incident involving a vehicle on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at the Caton Avenue exit has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound right shoulder at 8:59 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation....
  • NHTSA chief says GM held 'critical information'

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, GM Federal officials say the agency charged with ensuring the safety of cars in America was missing key information when it decided against a deeper investigation of General Motors in 2007. David Friedman (pictured)...
  • Manhunt underway for driver who hit cop with stolen pickup truck

    Manhunt underway for driver who hit cop with stolen pickup truck
    A police officer was hit but not hurt Monday night by a fleeing stolen truck whose driver is being sought, authorities say. Officers are interviewing Kenneth Richardson, 58, who was driving the stolen black pickup when police pulled it over in the...
  • Editorial: Asking for potholes

     Editorial: Asking for potholes
    The other day a fake "breaking news" screen grab made the rounds on the Internet, with the headline "Missing plane found in Chicago pothole." The humor may have been in questionable taste, but the joke was not lost on anyone in northern Illinois, which is...
  • New solution for dangerous railroad crossing proposed

    New solution for dangerous railroad crossing proposed
    While Los Angeles County transportation officials are considering four options for building a new overpass at one of the most dangerous railroad crossings in the area, Councilman Ara Najarian has pitched another idea. Instead of building an overpass...
  • Feds Say New Cars Must Have Backup Cameras By Model-Year 2019

     
    After years of delays and lawsuits, the government's proposed backup camera mandate is finally a reality, according to reports from The Detroit News. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ruled that all vehicles less than 10,000 pounds must...
  • GM chief deflects lawmakers amid new revelations on ignitions

    WASHINGTON In her first head-on questioning from Congress, General Motors' new chief executive, Mary Barra, sought Tuesday to quell a furor over the automaker's failure for over a decade to fix defective ignition switches blamed for contributing to 13...
  • Barra: Poor decisions in past do not reflect the GM of today

    WASHINGTON General Motors CEO Mary Barra on Tuesday told a congressional subcommittee investigating a widening recall that while she could answer few specific questions about what happened, decisions made in previous years not to address the situation...
  • Teens linked to Windermere officer's death wrote suicide notes, cops say

    Teens linked to Windermere officer's death wrote suicide notes, cops say
    A series of revelations on Monday about the teens suspected of gunning down Windermere police Officer Robert German shed light on their past and the days before the killing but did little to explain why the young officer lost his life. Among the new...
  • Making potholes into art

    Making potholes into art
    It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
  • Backers of Virginia expansion of U.S. 460 project misled investors, critic says

    Backers of Virginia expansion of U.S. 460  project misled investors, critic says
    RICHMOND, Va. — An opponent of a controversial highway project in southeast Virginia said Monday that former Gov. Robert McDonnell committed hundreds of millions of taxpayers' and bond investors' dollars even as federal regulators said the road...