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  • Fresh burst of snow forecast Tuesday atop the slush and ice

    Fresh burst of snow forecast Tuesday atop the slush and ice
    A second burst of snow in three days is forecast Tuesday, potentially lengthening the weekend for schoolchildren one more day and clouding the morning commute. Several inches of snow, with smaller chances of half a foot or slightly more, are forecast...
  • From the Archives 2007: Valentine's Day storm crash on I-78

    From the Archives 2007: Valentine's Day storm crash on I-78
    The area's first major winter storm, a night-and-day hammering by sleet and snow that glazed roads with layers of treacherous ice and slush, led to dozens of crashes and paralyzed traffic on some major thoroughfares. Interstate 78, in particular, became a...
  • Wretched winter grips Northeast; huge Pennsylvania Turnpike pileup

    WASHINGTON--Mother Nature had scant love for the eastern portion of the United States on Valentine’s Day, continuing a streak of miserable and deadly weather that has turned much of the nation into a snowy, icy mess and caused a major pileup on...
  • Georgia sheriff cancels Valentine's Day on Facebook: Way too icy

    Georgia sheriff cancels Valentine's Day on Facebook: Way too icy
    A northern Georgia sheriff took to the department's Facebook page and canceled Valentine’s Day¬†because of dangerous, icy road conditions – succeeding in eliminating car crashes, but drawing some heat from lovers.¬† Here's Oconee County...
  • Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990

    Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990
    The Tennessee man charged with blowing up his wife's parents with a package bomb worked with children at his church's Sunday school, ran a home restoration business out of his in-laws' backyard and was convicted of arson two decades ago, records show....
  • Closure eastbound on Pennsylvania Turnpike between Breezewood and Carlisle tonight

    Closure eastbound on Pennsylvania Turnpike between Breezewood and Carlisle tonight
    A 65-mile section of the eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed tonight for an emergency recovery operation between the Breezewood Exit (#161) and the Carlisle Exit (#226) from 6 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m. The closure is needed to allow...
  • PA Turnpike to Issue New Ticket Style

    PA Turnpike to Issue New Ticket Style
    Cash paying travelers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be issued a new style ticket beginning Wednesday, Septermber 26, 2012. The new tickets, sporting a different look and feel, will be about 1.75 inches longer and printed on white thermal paper. They...
  • Two Dead After Crash on Pa. Turnpike in Lancaster County

    Two Dead After Crash on Pa. Turnpike in Lancaster County
    Two people are dead and two others injured after a single-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lancaster County. It happened around 6 a.m. on Saturday morning in the eastbound lanes of the turnpike in East Cocalico Township. State police say...
  • Bucks Co. – Scheduled road work, Feb. 25-March 1

    PennDOT announced lane restrictions will be enforced on the following roads in Bucks County: Route 263 between Almshouse Road and Sugar Bottom Road in Warwick Township, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 1 for bridge inspection; Chinquapin Road between Holland...
  • NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Several Counties in Central Pa.

    NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Several Counties in Central Pa.
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHEASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... DAUPHIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... NORTHEASTERN JUNIATA COUNTY IN CENTRAL...
  • State looks at all-electronic toll collection

    State looks at all-electronic toll collection
    Maryland may eventually do away with tollbooths on the state's highways, bridges and tunnels and switch to electronic toll collection. A preliminary report by the Maryland Transportation Authority concluded that converting its seven toll plazas is...