Traffic

November 09, 2017 - 12:54 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Some Montana drivers got Thanksgiving turkeys instead of tickets when they were pulled over by traffic officers. The Billings Gazette reports that officers with the Billings Police Department checked for outstanding warrants Wednesday after pulling over drivers for traffic...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, a Chrysler Pacifica hybrid outfitted with Waymo's suite of sensors and radar is shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Waymo is testing vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat. The testing started Oct. 19 with an automated Chrysler Pacifica minivan in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, Ariz. It’s a major step toward vehicles driving themselves without human backups on public roads. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
November 07, 2017 - 6:53 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A self-driving car company created by Google is pulling the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel and will test vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat. The move by Waymo started Oct. 19 with an automated Chrysler Pacifica minivan in the Phoenix...
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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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