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Authorities ID man killed in Lancaster County crash

Jan. 23, 2020 4:03 PM EST

MALCOLM, Neb. (AP) — Officials have identified a man killed in a three-vehicle crash this week in Lancaster County. Bryan Simpson, 30, of Valparaiso, died in the Tuesday night crash, a news release Thursday from the the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said. Investigators said Simpson was driving a sport...

1 driver killed, 2 injured in Lancaster County crash

Jan. 22, 2020 8:01 AM EST

MALCOLM, Neb. (AP) — A three-vehicle crash in Lancaster County left one of the drivers dead and two others injured, authorities said Wednesday. Medics and Lancaster County sheriff's deputies were dispatched around 9:10 p.m. Tuesday to a spot east of Malcolm on Nebraska Highway 79. A southbound sport...

A woman photographs the Mediterranean sea as the waves hit the breakwater during a storm in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving 200,000 people without electricity, schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people. Massive waves and gale-force winds smashed into seafront towns, damaging many shops and restaurants. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Winter storm lashes Spanish coast, leaves 4 dead, power cuts

Jan. 21, 2020 11:43 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving 200,000 people without electricity, schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people. Massive waves and gale-force winds smashed into seafront towns, damaging many shops and restaurants and flooding some...

Agencies get funds to improve air quality, reduce congestion

Jan. 20, 2020 11:26 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Road and transit agencies across southeastern Michigan have been awarded a total of $86 million to improve air quality and reduce congestion. The federal funding for the seven-county region is part of the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program, according to the Southeast...

Authorities: Man dies in fiery Tesla crash in California

Jan. 20, 2020 12:36 AM EST

Authorities say a driver has died after a speeding Tesla Model S crashed and caught fire in California. KGO-TV reports the car lost control Saturday at an intersection in the city of Pleasanton east of San Francisco. Police said the car crashed into a traffic signal, a sign and cement wall at an apartment...

Snowplows back at work to clear Minnesota roads after storm

Jan. 19, 2020 11:13 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota snowplow operators across the southern third part of the state were working Sunday to clear roads from a winter storm that blanketed streets and highways over two days. Motorists have experienced hazardous driving conditions on highways that were covered with ice and drifting...

Southbound Open Road Toll lanes at I-95 to close Tuesday

Jan. 19, 2020 9:31 AM EST

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation plans to temporarily close the Open Road Toll lanes at the Hampton Toll Plaza on Interstate 95 for maintenance work. The southbound lanes will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21. These closures are necessary in order to...

The new Interstate 59/20 in Birmingham, Ala., is shown in this aerial photo made with a drone on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Officials say a new, mile-long section of highway is opening after a yearlong shutdown that forced drivers to take city streets or a perimeter highway to travel through Alabama's largest city. (Joe Songer/The Birmingham News via AP)

Interstate 59/20 set to reopen through Birmingham

Jan. 18, 2020 4:40 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Months of headaches for daily commuters, long-haul drivers and downtown businesses are coming to an end as Interstate 59/20 reopens through Alabama's largest city. Workers have virtually completed finishing touches like yellow striping and installing signs on a mile-long section of...

Upper Midwest residents wait out blizzard at end of storm

Jan. 18, 2020 4:39 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Most residents in the eastern Dakotas and western Minnesota were spending Saturday indoors while high winds at the back of a powerful winter storm created blowing snow that shut down highways, closed businesses and postponed events. A blizzard warning was in effect until Saturday evening...

Wyoming highways close to prevent stranded travelers

Jan. 18, 2020 12:59 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials have shut down long stretches of highway across the southern part of the state due to winter conditions and as a precaution against travelers becoming stranded without services. State Department of Transportation officials say that some areas, including stretches of...