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2 Dead, 15 Injured as Bus carrying Soccer Fan Crashes

2 Dead, 15 Injured as Bus carrying Soccer Fan Crashes

Posted at 12:00 PM, Sunday May 29, 2011 by Steve Kirtz
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Green ArrowA bus which was carrying soccer fans crashed with a pickup truck on Interstate 90 in Central Washington. Reports say that it resulted in a crash of three vehicles with killing two people and injuring 15 other people. Lt. Scoot Martin, officer of the Washington State Patrol said that the bus collided with a truck which was not working and was parked at the Interstate. ... full story
Over speeding Arrests

Over speeding Arrests

Posted at 8:00 PM, Saturday May 28, 2011 by Mike Drucker
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Green ArrowAn incident took over recently where the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a motorcyclist for over speeding at the Interstate 680.Identified as David J. Oien ,the motor cyclist was speeding at 148miles per hour on the Interstate, which is a 60 mph zone hence clocking the posted limit by a furious 88miles an hour.... full story
Red Light Camera System to be Installed in the Lawrence City

Red Light Camera System to be Installed in the Lawrence City

Posted at 3:00 AM, Sunday May 29, 2011 by Steve Kirtz
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Green ArrowThe red light camera system is planned to be installed at the Route 1 intersection in the Mercer County, Bakers Basin and Franklin Corner Roads. The new system will be installed to avoid red light running and will also fine people who violate the traffic rules. According to the state Department of Transportation, the installation of the camera system is a part of the pilot program. ... full story
Nightime Seat Belt Program Enforced in the Whatcom County

Nightime Seat Belt Program Enforced in the Whatcom County

Posted at 9:00 AM, Saturday May 28, 2011 by Steve Kirtz
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Green ArrowThe Nighttime Seat Belt launch Program is implemented from May23 to June 5 in the Whatcom County to minimize the traffic accidents. The officials will keep a strict watch on the drivers and passengers who will be unbuckled in their cars. A maximum ticket of $124 will be fined to the drivers and passengers who are not buckled or have not put their seat belts properly. ... full story
Traffic Rules Tightened as The Memorial Day Approaches

Traffic Rules Tightened as The Memorial Day Approaches

Posted at 9:00 PM, Saturday May 28, 2011 by Steve Kirtz
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Green ArrowAs the Memorial Day comes close, State Police is speeding up its safety program to ensure a safe holiday weekend for the motorists. The increased traffic on the city’s road and traffic jams will be the challenge posed before the state police. Police will do the patrolling in the marked as well as ordinary cars to check the traffic violations on the road. ... full story
George Maloof Pleads No Contest In DUI Case

George Maloof Pleads No Contest In DUI Case

Posted at 11:00 PM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Tim Healey
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Green ArrowGeorge Maloof, owner of the Palms hotel and casino, has pleaded no contest to DUI charges.... full story
New Mexico Embarking On DUI Crackdown

New Mexico Embarking On DUI Crackdown

Posted at 10:00 PM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Tim Healey
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Green ArrowLike other states, New Mexico is cracking down on drunk driving this summer.... full story
Kia Adds Turbocharging for a Sportier Sportage

Kia Adds Turbocharging for a Sportier Sportage

Posted at 9:00 PM, Friday May 27, 2011 by David Lux
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Green ArrowThe all-new 2011 Sportage was already quickly on its way to becoming a customer favorite, but it looks like Kia is set on speeding up the process: The automaker recently announced the debut of the Sportage SX Turbo, an enthusiast-oriented version of its popular small crossover.... full story
School bus driver booked for reckless driving

School bus driver booked for reckless driving

Posted at 8:00 PM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Mike Drucker
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Green ArrowA school bus driver aged 58 has been booked for rash driving after she rear bounded one motorist. She was caught on Tuesday at the 13th Avenue intersection Hillsboro police are saying that Suzanne B. Yergen the bus driver could be following too closely and might have rear ended the motorbike. The bus didn’t have any school children and no one was injured. ... full story
Man caught with 95 pounds of marijuana in Traffic Stop

Man caught with 95 pounds of marijuana in Traffic Stop

Posted at 6:00 PM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Mike Drucker
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Green ArrowOregon: According to reports coming from Burns a man was caught with ninety five pounds of Marijuana. The state police in Oregon have arrested the Wyoming man on Tuesday. He was arrested near a traffic stop in the eastern side of Burns, the police found ninety five pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. ... full story
Cranbury To Take Action Against Speedsters

Cranbury To Take Action Against Speedsters

Posted at 5:00 PM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Mike Drucker
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Green ArrowCranbury: A last warning has been issued to speedsters in Cranbury. The drivers who do not follow the road rules have been given this message from the Police Department and Township Committee as a warning. ... full story
More than $20,000 scam by an Fort Worth police official

More than $20,000 scam by an Fort Worth police official

Posted at 2:00 AM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Mike Drucker
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Green ArrowA traffic ticket scam by an Ex-Fort Worth police came into the lime light after alleged reports against the former North Texas officer for claiming more than $20,000 as an unearned overtime.... full story
Motorcyclist arrested after a high speed chase

Motorcyclist arrested after a high speed chase

Posted at 1:30 AM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Mike Drucker
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Green ArrowPolice trooper went on a high speed chase due to an Exeter man and went till the Exeter Township. The Exeter motorcyclist collided with a police cruiser due to which police got hold of him. The name of the concerned man is Terrence James Conklin aged about 26 years who raced his motorcycle up to 100 mph due to which the police chased him down to catch him for the traffic violation. ... full story
'Click it or Ticket' – A Campaign for Seatbelt Violation

'Click it or Ticket' – A Campaign for Seatbelt Violation

Posted at 1:00 AM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Mike Drucker
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Green ArrowAlachua County: As a new campaign this month the National Highway Safety Administration has started law enforcement at the Alachua County. As per this enforcement the motorists violating the seat belt rules would be crackdown. This campaign is to be carried till 5th June next month. The initiative aims at raising the awareness of the use of seat belts and the positives associated with its use which can save lives. ... full story
Car Crash Involving Police Nets $650K in Lawsuit

Car Crash Involving Police Nets $650K in Lawsuit

Posted at 12:15 AM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Mike Drucker
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Green ArrowSeatle: After a collision between a Seatle police officer’s patrol car and a pickup the driver of the pickup got seriously injured way back in 2009 has now settled a law suit which he filed against the city for the amount of $650k. It was about 5:20a.m. when Donald A. Meyer was driving in the Sodo neighbourhood. ... full story