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Yale paid out thousands in parking tickets in 2018

Mar. 25, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — In 2018, Yale University's drivers ignored parking meter limits, parked in bus stops, no-standing zones and on sidewalks, resulting in bills from the city totaling $85,195. That bill, averaging $7,099.58 a month, was mostly for parking at an expired meter, which carried a fine of...

Flooding closes about 140 roads in Missouri

Mar. 25, 2019 9:28 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Flooding has closed about 140 roads in Missouri, even as water levels begin falling along much of the Missouri River. In Kansas City, where the river crested Sunday, the public water utility has asked residents to conserve water because it's working hard to treat the murky water....

Wyoming lawmaker pushing for toll on Interstate 80

Mar. 24, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming lawmaker is trying again to impose tolls to widen the state's busiest highway. Sen. Michael Von Flatern told the Gillette News Record that the effort to charge a toll on Interstate 80 is driven in part by the fact that some portion of it was closed nearly every day this...

Lots of ruts to get stuck in this New England 'mud season'

Mar. 24, 2019 11:29 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Potholes, heaving bumps in the road, mountains of melting snow dumping gallons of water into rivers. And lots and lots of mud. It must be spring in northern New England. The region's cold and snowy winter is giving way to an early spring and what is known as "mud season" in Maine,...

Indonesia's first subway opens in its gridlocked capital

Mar. 24, 2019 7:48 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's long-awaited first subway opened Sunday in the country's capital with the aim of relieving crippling traffic gridlock in Southeast Asia's biggest economy. Minutes after inaugurating the 16-kilometer (10-mile) transit line running south from Jakarta's downtown,...

12 hurt, 50 cars involved in pileups on California highway

Mar. 23, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

GORMAN, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say several crashes involving about 50 vehicles on Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles have sent 12 people to the hospital. The Grapevine section of the interstate was closed as emergency crews responded to the accidents Saturday afternoon. The California Highway Patrol's...

Work to start to fix Interstate 93 bridge in Concord

Mar. 23, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Work is about to start to fix a bridge on Interstate 93 in Concord, New Hampshire, that was hit by a dump truck. The state Department of Transportation said the work is scheduled to begin Monday and take six weeks to finish. A southbound lane of I-93 will be closed daily from 9 a.m. to...

Arizona stretch of I-10 will get dust-storm warning system

Mar. 23, 2019 12:17 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona project to provide travelers on Interstate 10 with timely warnings about potentially deadly low-visibility conditions from dust storms on a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch between Phoenix and Tucson is just months from completion. The Arizona Daily Star reports that the...

Local authorities report 26 killed, 28 injured after tour bus catches fire on highway in central China's Hunan province

Mar. 22, 2019 8:24 PM EDT
BEIJING (AP) — Local authorities report 26 killed, 28 injured after tour bus catches fire on highway in central China's Hunan province.

Ohio governor to lawmakers: Higher gas tax can 'save lives'

Mar. 22, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine tried Friday to dial up the pressure on lawmakers to back his proposed gas tax increase by arguing lives were at stake. The Republican governor repeated his insistence that his 18-cent-per-gallon hike, indexed to inflation, is the bare minimum for needed repairs to...