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  • Oak Park braces for parking, traffic issues during downtown construction

    Oak Park braces for parking, traffic issues during downtown construction
    Motorists driving through or visiting Oak Park may soon encounter parking and traffic issues due to the construction of a new mixed-use building in the downtown area. In October, the razing of an aging parking garage is expected to begin, and a 21-story...
  • Traffic concerns growing over Minto West development plan

    Traffic concerns growing over Minto West development plan
    Palm Beach County officials fear that local roads can't handle the influx of traffic expected if developers get their wish to build a host of new neighborhoods and shopping centers on Loxahatchee area farmland. Proposed developments could bring nearly...
  • Chuckanut Bay is a kayaker's lazy dream

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. I'm a reformed East Coast tailgater, though still an impatient driver at heart. I don't go at what you would call "Driving Miss Daisy" speed. But Chuckanut Drive? It can slow me down like no speed bump or speed-limit sign can. Those...
  • Pine Island Road to be widened

    Work is slated to begin next summer to widen a stretch of Pine Island Road from Nova Drive to State Road 84 in Davie. The $9.4 million project, which will widen the road from four to six lanes, is scheduled to be done in six phases and take 22 months...
  • Metra UP West riders face construction delays

    Metra UP West riders face construction delays
    Track construction is expected to cause delays on Metra’s Union Pacific West Line for a month starting Sept. 15, Metra said today. The project is expected to delay midday trains by about 10 minutes and weekend trains by 15 minutes, although...
  • Deputy's car rammed as Boynton man flees into Broward County, officials say

    A man who rammed an deputy's unmarked car was arrested Thursday after leading authorities on a pursuit across Broward and Palm Beach counties, officials said. The events began about 1 a.m. when deputies tried to stop Vincent Smith, 20, in the parking lot...
  • Gas tax woes: Roads may crumble as people go green

    Gas tax woes: Roads may crumble as people go green
    There's just one problem with the push to drive less, buy an electric car, commute by public transit or ride bikes: People are doing it. "I feel so much better," said Scott Sanderson, who ditched his car years ago in favor of pedaling his bike to Willis...
  • Man slashes, runs over teen he said insulted his wife, police say

    Man slashes, runs over teen he said insulted his wife, police say
    Greenacres police said they arrested a man accused of slashing a teen in the face and then running him over in a car because he thought the teen harassed his pregnant wife. Police said they got a call just after 5 p.m. Friday about a man who had been hit...
  • New details released in Porsche crash that killed two men in 2013

    New details released in Porsche crash that killed two men in 2013
    An out-of-control Porsche barreled through bushes into a parking lot, striking one man and trapping another beneath a wheel. And although it was 2:14 a.m., more than 10 people watched the deadly tragedy unfold. One bystander recalled praying beside...
  • Woodridge road project costs increase

    Woodridge road project costs increase
    Woodridge trustees last month approved additional funding for an ongoing road construction project after learning that several roadways in the suburb will require more extensive work. At a board meeting on Aug. 29, trustees allocated additional...
  • Despite tougher Pa. DUI laws, many repeat offenders stay on the road

    Joseph Lawless was slumped over the wheel of his black Mercedes SUV when the Radnor patrolman rapped hard on the window. It was 12:47 on a steaming Friday afternoon in July 2011. Eleven minutes before, the Villanova lawyer had bought a bottle of...