Traffic

November 06, 2017 - 10:14 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged 200 million shekels ($57 million) Monday to build safe bypass roads for Jewish West Bank settlers, in a move that looks to satisfy a key constituent but anger Palestinians who consider it a further encroachment upon their hoped for...
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November 02, 2017 - 2:38 pm
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania nurse put her expertise to work over the weekend when she went into labor and delivered her own baby in her car outside the hospital where she's employed. Katie Michael says her water broke during evening rush hour on Oct. 27. The Mechanicsburg couple tells...
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October 27, 2017 - 7:30 pm
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the first significant snowstorm of the season for Minnesota (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A second man has died after losing control of his sport utility vehicle on an icy Minnesota highway. Authorities say 26-year-old Alvaro A. Rodriguez of Pierz was driving a Kia...
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Ultra Orthodox Jewish youths sit on the road during a protest against their enlistment in the army outside the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. The sign reads; "We say no."(AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
October 23, 2017 - 2:01 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews from a radical sect are again blocking roads in Jerusalem bringing traffic to a standstill and scuffling with police and passers-by. Monday's protest was the latest by the Peleg Yerushalmi group after some of its members were arrested when they did...
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October 23, 2017 - 12:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department is getting a new fleet of patrol vehicles that include a feature any motorist stuck at a traffic light would envy. The department announced Monday it will receive 150 new patrol vehicles that come equipped with technology that allows an officer...
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Officer Ulises Villanueva directs traffic at an intersection in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Oct. 5 2017. Traffic lights are out across most of the island amid power outages caused by Hurrricane Maria. (AP Photo/Michael Melia)
October 05, 2017 - 4:33 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — As three lanes of traffic sped toward him, Officer Ulises Villanueva held up the palms of both hands and blew a whistle, bringing the cars to a stop beneath a string of twisted, darkened traffic lights. With most of Puerto Rico lacking power two weeks after Hurricane...
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October 03, 2017 - 11:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the protests in St. Louis following the acquittal of a former police officer in the death of a black man (all times local): 10 p.m. Authorities have arrested several people after a group of protesters blocked lanes of traffic on Interstate 64 in St. Louis. The St...
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September 28, 2017 - 3:29 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — You can face felony charges in Florida for repeatedly driving with a revoked license — but if you don't bother getting a driver's license at all, apparently those charges don't apply. The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that drivers can't face increased penalties for...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 26, 2017, file photo, traffic crawls on the northbound lanes of the Henry Hudson Parkway leading out of Manhattan, in New York. Traffic bottlenecks will cost commuters hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade if nothing is done to fix them, according to a new study. Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Atlanta and Dallas face the highest costs from such bottlenecks, according to Inrix, the traffic data firm that compiled the study. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
September 27, 2017 - 4:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Traffic bottlenecks will cost commuters hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade if nothing is done to fix them, according to a new study. Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Atlanta and Dallas face the highest costs from such bottlenecks, according to the study released...
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Motorist DeShan Wiseman speaks on his phone while stranded on Interstate 80 as police investigate the scene of a standoff with a sport utility vehicle driver on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Emeryville, Calif. The incident, which ended in gunfire, shut freeway traffic in both directions at the height of morning rush hour. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
September 27, 2017 - 3:30 pm
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a police standoff with a suspect during the morning rush hour on a major San Francisco Bay Area freeway (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A homicide suspect who led officers in a chase that ended in a standoff on a major San Francisco Bay Area freeway has been...
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