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  • 'Blimp in a Box' latest tool in Eric Frein manhunt

    'Blimp in a Box' latest tool in Eric Frein manhunt
    Having eyes in the sky is essential to the Eric Frein manhunt. But helicopters and planes are expensive and, more significantly, loud. The sound of rotors and propellers over the Poconos forest where the fugitive is believed to be hiding might as well...
  • City sees rise in parking revenue

    Laguna Beach collected $500,000 more in parking revenue this summer than last after employing strategies designed to reduce traffic and congestion downtown, city staff reported at the City Council meeting Tuesday. In addition, trolley ridership...
  • State says skid overlay on I-95 in Lake Worth working

    State says skid overlay on I-95 in Lake Worth working
    Q: What has caused Interstate 95 over the Lake Worth Canal to have such a noticeable bump? It shakes my coffee in the cup holder. Dave Johnson, Hypoluxo A: Earlier this year, the state put down a sticky overlay to prevent skidding on a crash-prone...
  • Recall Alert: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 900 model-year 2015 Chevrolet Corvette sports cars in two separate actions, one involving about 800 vehicles manufactured between Aug. 20 and Sept. 4, and the other recalling nearly 100 vehicles manufactured between Aug. 20 and...
  • No grid deck-related accidents on James River Bridge since studs were installed a year ago

    No grid deck-related accidents on James River Bridge since studs were installed a year ago
    It's been a year since the Virginia Department of Transportation installed studs on the new James River Bridge grid deck in an attempt to stop a sharp increase in accidents, including a crash that killed a young woman. There have been no reportable...
  • 1st phase of $719 million Tri-State, I-57 interchange opens

    1st phase of $719 million Tri-State, I-57 interchange opens
    The opening of the first phase of the new $719 million interchange connecting the Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 294) and I-57 in the southwest suburbs near Markham took place Saturday. A dedication ceremony featuring Tollway and Illinois Department of...
  • From Little Saigon to San Jose, a faithful bus connection

    From Little Saigon to San Jose, a faithful bus connection
    Just before he climbs aboard the shiny white bus, Tau Pham hands his satchel to the guys loading cargo. Quickly, they stuff it next to dragon fruit, car parts, homemade sticky rice and today's editions of the Vietnamese newspapers. Pham thanks them...
  • Tamarac relaxes policy on traffic speed bumps

    Tamarac is making it easier for residential neighborhoods to have speed bumps installed. The changes to the city's traffic-calming policy is in the backdrop of a few communities seeking traffic-calming measures but not being able to get them because...
  • Motorcycle Crash Kills Woman On I-91 In Wethersfield

    Motorcycle Crash Kills Woman On I-91 In Wethersfield
    WETHERSFIELD — A New Britain woman died Saturday afternoon when her motorcycle skidded into a car on I-91 northbound, throwing her to the pavement, state police said. Elena Maria Alvarez, 37, was pronounced dead at Hartford Hospital where she was...
  • Allentown ordered to pay attorney fees, interest on $1 million verdict for contractor

     Allentown ordered to pay attorney fees, interest on $1 million verdict for contractor
    Allentown must pay attorney fees and interest in addition to a nearly $1 million verdict in favor of a road construction contractor that sued the city in 2011, a state appeals court has ruled. A Commonwealth Court panel of three judges Tuesday upheld...
  • 2015 Chrysler 200 Earns NHTSA Five-Star Rating

     
    Chrysler's midsize sedan underwent a dramatic update for 2015, and so too did the 200's safety ratings. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the redesigned car its top honor: a five-star overall safety rating. The front-wheel-drive...