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  • Aftermath: Forced march to O'Hare, car disappears in sinkhole

    Aftermath: Forced march to O'Hare, car disappears in sinkhole
    Flooding brought traffic into O'Hare International Airport to a near standstill this morning, forcing dozens of people to walk to the airport or a nearby Blue Line station to make their flights. A trail of passengers could be seen pulling their...
  • Utility lines decision could affect parking for Trader Joe's

    Everyone in town is watching Trader Joe's new building going up on Federal Highway just north of Camino Real, which is set to open Sept. 26. But a request for changes that didn't sit well with the city's Planning & Zoning Board could affect parking...
  • Glendale police release surveillance photos of vehicle burglary suspects

    Glendale police release surveillance photos of vehicle burglary suspects
    Police have released surveillance photos of three men suspected of breaking into a car in early June and stealing a backpack carrying money that belonged to a Montrose Farmers Market vendor. The vehicle burglary happened sometime between 3:15 and 3:25 p....
  • With highway fund running dry, DOT and Congress look for revenue

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation said Tuesday that it would start limiting payments to states for road and transit projects next month in an attempt to conserve the federal Highway Trust Fund's rapidly diminishing cash balance. Usually,...
  • Donald Shoup, UCLA's parking guru, on how L.A. should manage its meters

     Donald Shoup, UCLA's parking guru, on how L.A. should manage its meters
    The parking meter doesn't get a lot of purchase in pop culture. There's the meter-decapitation scene in "Cool Hand Luke," Calvin Trillin's novel of parking stubbornness, "Tepper Isn't Going Out," and Donald Shoup's favorite, a Canadian movie called "The...
  • Pumping up gas prices [Editorial]

    Pumping up gas prices  [Editorial]
    The Fourth of July weekend is traditionally one of the busiest travel times of the year, and it's a safe bet that a lot of Marylanders will hit the roads to Ocean City and beyond. As often happens when mid-summer vacations beckon, gas prices are up and...
  • Some neighbors unhappy as plans coalesce for Cardinal Gibbons

    Some neighbors unhappy as plans coalesce for Cardinal Gibbons
    A plan to build subsidized housing on the former Cardinal Gibbons School campus in Southwest Baltimore has met with opposition from some neighbors worried about traffic and property values. The concerns have led to a dispute between the communities...
  • Yosemite turns 150 years old, as major park renovation begins

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. The Civil War was raging. Hundreds of thousands of Americans were dead. But 150 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln found time to sign a two-paragraph bill that changed America's landscape forever. Inspired by the early...
  • Arthur's core may cross NC's Outer Banks at Category 2 strength

    RALEIGH, N.C. The core of Hurricane Arthur is expected to cross over North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday night as a strong Category 2 storm, with wind speeds of 105 mph. Arthur's expected path has shifted westward, and forecasters have upped their...
  • Piecing together deadly boat crash

    MIAMI Heather Hanono was sitting in her family's boat off Dinner Key, Fla., late Friday night as they cruised through the open bay after watching the fireworks. Suddenly her brother screamed: "A boat's coming straight toward us." In what seemed like...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Can Connecticut fight traffic with transit, variable tolling?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Robert Strasdauskas: "Progressives" despise the notion that American independence and sense of personal liberty is expressed through the freedom of travel...