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California Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Allow Later Last Call Times

Closing times at bars in California could go later if proposed legislation there gets passed. The bill proposed by state Sen. Scott Wiener, a Democrat who represents San Francisco, would let municipalities set their own last call times. The Los …

Traffic, Crashes Increase on Aging Ohio River Bridge

A bridge that carries highway traffic across the Ohio River near Cincinnati has been serving tens of thousands more vehicles a day than it was designed to handle. Time and traffic are wearing on the Brent Spence Bridge, which is …

RRS to Address Auto Coverage Gap Through Xpress Autoguard Program

Reliance Risk Solutions (RRS), the high net worth personal insurance division of Appalachian Underwriters, has developed a new program to address the coverage gap for many personal and commercial automobile policies with regard to physical damage loss settlement. RRS’s Xpress …

Driver Course in Illinois Offers Help for Teens With Attention Disorder

Chicago, Ill.-area students with attention deficit disorder are getting special attention when they learn to drive. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reported a Chicago-based group called Behind the Wheel with ADHD is training driving instructors, including those at Lombard-based Top …

8 Cars Burn, 7 People Treated after Parking Fire at California’s Disneyland

A fire broke out in Disneyland’s main parking structure that burned eight cars and caused seven people to be treated for smoke inhalation, authorities said. No foul play was suspected but authorities haven’t given a cause for the blaze at …

Wisconsin Police Officers Targeting Aggressive Drivers

Police across Wisconsin have ramped up efforts to stop aggressive driving by writing more speeding tickets. The strategy is appearing to work, as citations increased nearly 7 percent in 2015, to more than 172,000, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. Before …

8 Die in 2 Unrelated Crashes on Opposite Ends of Texas

Investigators say four people were killed in a South Texas traffic accident just hours after an unrelated wreck in the Panhandle also claimed four lives. The Texas Department of Public Safety says four people died Tuesday morning in a three-vehicle …

California Chiropractor And Staff Charged With Insurance Fraud

A California chiropractor was arraigned in Sacramento Superior Court on Wednesday on eight felony counts of insurance fraud for his alleged role in a fraud scheme billing health and auto insurers for treatment services never provided. The chiropractor is William …

Auto Insurance Fraud Ring in California Busted

The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office and California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced a major auto insurance fraud ring takedown, which was operating in San Diego County. Nine defendants were charged with 34 felony crimes including filing fraudulent auto …

Minnesota’s ‘Plow Cams,’ Allow Drivers to See Road Conditions

Motorists venturing out onto snowy highways can now get a close-up look at the conditions they might encounter thanks to “plow cams” that the Minnesota Department of Transportation has mounted on some of its snowplows. The video cameras are mounted …