Traffic

August 25, 2017 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man riding his bike in the middle of a Philadelphia interstate during morning rush hour traffic — causing delays as drivers tried to avoid hitting him — has been taken into custody. WPVI-TV reports ( http://6abc.cm/2xySgKB ) the ordeal happened Friday around 8:30 a.m. in the...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. file photo, anti-Donald Trump protesters block traffic as they march in the middle of Guadalupe Street next to the University of Texas at Austin on Inauguration Day. In 2017, Republican legislators in at least six states, including Texas, have introduced bills that would shield drivers from civil liability if they unintentionally injure or kill protesters obstructing traffic. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
August 15, 2017 - 4:08 pm
Republican lawmakers in six states have pushed this year for legal protections for motorists who hit protesters blocking traffic. Fairly or not, they're facing an intense backlash now that violent images of a car ramming into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally have been seen around the...
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August 15, 2017 - 3:31 pm
Republican lawmakers in at least six states introduced bills this year intended to shield drivers who unintentionally strike protesters obstructing public roads. Here's a look at the details: — Florida: Senate Bill 1096 and House Bill 1419 specified that drivers who unintentionally injure or kill...
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August 08, 2017 - 3:12 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol wants to be sure motorists heading to a vantage point for the upcoming solar eclipse don't let their experience get overshadowed by traffic problems. The patrol says that because of the expected number of people taking part in viewing the...
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August 03, 2017 - 2:54 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A pair of bridges on Interstate 40 in western North Carolina that date back to the Eisenhower administration are being replaced. The N.C. Department of Transportation said in a news release Thursday that it will replace the bridges over Berea Church Road in Burke County. NHM...
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Police investigate a scene at the conclusion of a standoff on Interstate 55 near Highway 61 on Monday, July 24, 2017, in Jefferson County, Mo. Authorities say a carjacking suspect died Monday after a shootout with police on a busy stretch of interstate near St. Louis. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
July 24, 2017 - 5:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man who died following a shootout with police on a busy stretch of interstate near St. Louis was heavily armed, wearing a bulletproof vest, and had threatened to kill a relative and co-workers, investigators said Monday. The incident began around 9 a.m. when several passing...
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July 17, 2017 - 7:20 pm
NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — Seven people have been charged in connection with a street racing ring in North Carolina. N.C. Highway Patrol troopers seized five BMWs Sunday after motorists called to report a group of people blocked traffic to race along U.S. Highway 321 in Catawba County. Two of the seven...
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July 14, 2017 - 1:28 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Several miles of a major north-south artery in North Carolina will be at least partially closed for several weeks so a contractor can repair a bridge damaged by flooding during Hurricane Matthew last year. The Fayetteville Observer reports the closure of nearly nine miles...
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David Wildstein, left, walks with his attorney Alan Zegas from a federal court in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, July 12, 2017, after he was sentenced. Wildstein, a former ally to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who was the mastermind of the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme, will avoid prison after pleading guilty and giving testimony that helped convict two former aides to him. Federal Judge Susan Wigenton sentenced him to three years' probation, along with 500 hours of community service and a ban on working in government. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
July 12, 2017 - 2:45 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former political blogger and high school classmate of Gov. Chris Christie's who masterminded the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme in a misguided political vendetta was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation, the likely final act in a scandal that...
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David Wildstein, left, walks with his attorney Alan Zegas from a federal court in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, July 12, 2017, after he was sentenced. Wildstein, a former ally to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who was the mastermind of the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme, will avoid prison after pleading guilty and giving testimony that helped convict two former aides to him. Federal Judge Susan Wigenton sentenced him to three years' probation, along with 500 hours of community service and a ban on working in government. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
July 12, 2017 - 1:36 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former ally to Gov. Chris Christie who was the mastermind of the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme will avoid prison after pleading guilty and giving testimony that helped convict two of the governor's former aides. Federal Judge Susan Wigenton in Newark...
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