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  • Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department

    Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department
    Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30. McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
  • Carjacking suspect killed after jumping from moving stolen car into path of police cruiser

    Carjacking suspect killed after jumping from moving stolen car into path of police cruiser
    LAKELAND — One carjacking suspect is dead, three were arrested and two more were being sought by investigators Sunday after a pair of related thefts involving guns, law-enforcement officials said. Brian Demarcus West, 24, of Auburndale, died...
  • Auto accidents biggest killer of teens; lack of safety belts, inexperience to blame

    Auto accidents biggest killer of teens; lack of safety belts, inexperience to blame
    Auto accidents kill more U.S. teenagers than any other cause, and summer is known as the "100 deadliest days for teen drivers," according to the National Safety Council (NSC).  The main culprit for the fatalities is not texting and driving. It’s...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Shermer Road south of Willow Road officially reopens

    Shermer Road south of Willow Road officially reopens
    After being closed for almost two years, the roadway under the Union Pacific Railroad bridge on Shermer Road near the Glenview-Northbrook border officially reopened this morning, according to Glenview officials. The road closed down after a train...
  • 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...