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  • Orland Park police reports: Threatening texts, reckless driving at school

    Orland Park police reports: Threatening texts, reckless driving at school
    The following items were taken from Orland Park police reports: A 23-year-old Orland Park man was charged with illegal transportation of alcohol and violating local ordinances against cannabis possession and drug paraphernalia possession after a half-...
  • From the Boathouse: We all live in a Virginia submarine

    Ahoy after returning from the Big Apple! My show manager, Brenda Barnes, and I had a great time visiting New York City to attend the radio industry's Talkers New York 2014, held at the India House Club. The gathering was well attended, since the fall...
  • New Orland Park red light camera contract approved

    New Orland Park red light camera contract approved
    Orland Park officials gave early approval to a contract with a new red light camera provider that, from a driver's perspective, makes few changes. The Public Safety Committee voted to recommend the board of trustees approve an agreement negotiated...
  • Hanover Street Bridge among weekend road closures in Baltimore

    Hanover Street Bridge among weekend road closures in Baltimore
    The Hanover Street Bridge in Baltimore is closed for repair work Saturday, one of several weekend road closures in the city that could cause traffic congestion for drivers. The bridge will be shut down between Waterview Avenue and Cromwell Street...
  • Fatal crash at 5 Freeway construction site at 710 closes lanes

    Fatal crash at 5 Freeway construction site at 710 closes lanes
    One person died and another was seriously injured when a vehicle crashed into an Eastside freeway construction site Saturday, causing structural damage and road closures that could last through the weekend. A red Dodge Magnum northbound on the 5 Freeway...
  • Elizabeth River tunnels project contract spurred creation of HRTAC

    The Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, which will manage regional transportation revenues from gas and sales taxes, will become an official state body on Tuesday. But several of the legislators, mayors and county board chairs who...
  • Wekiva Parkway plan excites some, worries others

    Wekiva Parkway plan excites some, worries others
    Debbie Oldfield traced a path with her finger on a giant map of the Wekiva Parkway, showing the off-road route she sometimes drove on an all-terrain vehicle from her home in Mount Plymouth to work at the family business north of Apopka. It was usually a...
  • Summer is deadliest time for teen drivers

    Summer is deadliest time for teen drivers
    If anyone knows how dangerous driving can be for teenagers, it's Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes. That's why Montes, the agency's spokeswoman for the Central Florida region, has laid down the law for her 16-year-old son: Wear your seat belt. Don'...
  • Massive Virginia transportation plan approved

    Massive Virginia transportation plan approved
    RICHMOND - The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved its six-year construction plan Wednesday, laying out more than $13 billion worth of road and rail projects planned between now and 2020. The plan includes money to widen I-64 on the peninsula,...
  • Drivers must pull up to white line for light to change

    Q: Drivers on Military Trail sometimes have to wait through three light changes before the left turn arrow to go west on Lake Ida Road in Delray Beach finally appears. Drivers stacked up in the left turn lane pull out into the northbound through lanes...
  • DOT Advisory: Avoid I-84 In Southington This Weekend

    DOT Advisory: Avoid I-84 In Southington This Weekend
    The state Department of Transportation has a strong suggestion for motorists: Avoid I-84 at Exit 30 in Southington at all costs because the highway will be shut down in both directions for the entire weekend. Traffic will be diverted off I-84 starting...