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  • Police Officer Uses iPhone To Locate Car-Crash Victim
    Police Officer Uses iPhone To Locate Car-Crash Victim

    ​A tech-savvy cop in California may have saved a missing car-crash victim's life yesterday with a little know-how and an iPhone.Melissa Vasquez's Chevy Cruze automatically reported an accident Monday afternoon using th......

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  • Indy 500 Racer Turned Drug Trafficker Getting Early Release From Prison
    Indy 500 Racer Turned Drug Trafficker Getting Early Release From Prison

    Racing drivers live the fast life, but it's not all glory and fame. That's especially true of Randy Lanier – the former professional racing driver was sentenced in 1988 to life without parole on drug trafficking ch......

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  • Troopers Turn Blind Eye To Speeding Officers
    Troopers Turn Blind Eye To Speeding Officers

    Speeding cars caught on camera are usually a slam dunk for traffic cops looking to hand out a few tickets, but last week multiple cars cruised right past an officer while going more than 20 miles over the speed limit jus......

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  • Strangers Pay For Veteran's 1965 Ford Mustang To Be Restored
    Strangers Pay For Veteran's 1965 Ford Mustang To Be Restored

    An Iraq war veteran in Pearland, Texas, thought he was stopping by the shop to check on some small repairs to his classic car over the weekend. When he arrived, he was surprised to find his 1965 Ford Mustang restored to ......

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  • Motorist Under Suspicion For Playing Frisbee Golf
    Motorist Under Suspicion For Playing Frisbee Golf

    The police department in Ankeny, Iowa apologized last week after video surfaced of one of its officers questioning a motorist about his drug habits because of his interest in Frisbee golf.In the video, the driver is bein......

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  • AAA Could Discontinue Billboards That Warn Of Speed Traps
    AAA Could Discontinue Billboards That Warn Of Speed Traps

    Most people have never heard of Waldo, Florida, a tiny town of about 1,000 residents that lies along Route 310 between Gainesville and Jacksonville. But motorists who have driven through the tiny community may know it al......

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  • Pastafarian Man Unable To Renew Driver's License
    Pastafarian Man Unable To Renew Driver's License

    A Canadian man lost his driver's license in an attempt to test the bounds of religious freedom in his diverse British Columbian town.Surrey resident Obi Canuel is unable to drive because he refused to remove a plastic co......

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  • $2.4 Million Supercar Vandalized In Seattle
    $2.4 Million Supercar Vandalized In Seattle

    There are no shortage of phallus jokes one can make about a car and its owners, but no amount of jesting makes spray painting an actual penis on a car okay. That's triply true when the car in question is the Bugatti Veyr......

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  • Seattle Ranked Safest City In America For Pedestrians
    Seattle Ranked Safest City In America For Pedestrians

    A recent study by Liberty Mutual Insurance found Seattle to be the safest city in America for pedestrians. The Emerald City has 108,000 residents traveling by foot or bike everyday, and less than ten pedestrian deaths ea......

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  • Train Collides With Stalled Semi Truck
    Train Collides With Stalled Semi Truck

    An astonishing video of a train smashing into a stalled 18-wheeler tractor-trailer was shot by onlookers in the small town of Mer Rouge, Louisiana on Sunday afternoon.The eighteen-wheeler carrying a crane bottomed out wh......

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  • Fleeing Suspects Throw Chainsaws At Police During Chase
    Fleeing Suspects Throw Chainsaws At Police During Chase

    Police in Duluth, Georgia are looking for the two motorists who threw chainsaws at them during a chase early Monday morning.The men allegedly stole $19,000 worth of products in a burglary of a local hardware store. The p......

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  • New York's 'Rule Of Two' Lets Deadly Drivers Off Without Charges
    New York's 'Rule Of Two' Lets Deadly Drivers Off Without Charges

    A cab driver in New York killed a young boy earlier this year while he was crossing the street with his dad. They were in the crosswalk, and had the right of way, but the cab driver was let off with only a small fine. It......

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  • Law Enforcement Agencies Unable To Return Military Vehicles
    Law Enforcement Agencies Unable To Return Military Vehicles

    The San Diego Unified School District police received a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP) for free through a Defense Department Program in April. The police agency now wants the equipment, and the PR nightma......

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  • Trooper Punishes Vermont Man For Exercising Rights
    Trooper Punishes Vermont Man For Exercising Rights

    The American Civil Liberties Union has brought a lawsuit against a Vermont police officer who they claim illegally detained a man, towed his car and then charged him a tow fee even after they found no crime was committed......

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  • New York City Speed Camera Issues $77K In Fines Over One Day
    New York City Speed Camera Issues $77K In Fines Over One Day

    New York NewsA single speed camera in Brooklyn is proving to be a boon for for city coffers after it issued 1,551 tickets on a single summer day.Drivers traveling 10 miles per hour or more down an exit ramp near Ocean Pa......

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  • Drivers In Pennsylvania Treated To Literal Traffic Jam
    Drivers In Pennsylvania Treated To Literal Traffic Jam

    Caribbean musicians cheered up frazzled commuters over the weekend by creating a traffic jam of their own.Baltimore meteorologist Justin Berk wrote about the experience on his blog Just In Weather. Berk was sitting in tr......

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  • Tony Stewart Will Not Be Indicted In Kevin Ward Jr Death
    Tony Stewart Will Not Be Indicted In Kevin Ward Jr Death

    After more than six weeks in limbo, NASCAR star Tony Stewart finally got the news he had been hoping for.A grand jury that heard testimony from more than two dozen witnesses, including accident reconstruction experts and......

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  • Mom In Hot Car Death Case Passed Polygraph
    Mom In Hot Car Death Case Passed Polygraph

    A Georgia woman whose husband is charged with murder in the death of their toddler son in a hot vehicle passed a polygraph test in which she was asked about whether she knew her husband would leave the child in the vehic......

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  • NYPD Officer Saves Driver From Choking
    NYPD Officer Saves Driver From Choking

    A New York police officer saved a driver from choking during a routine traffic stop last week.Office Gregory Zakoscielny pulled over a 49-year-old female motorist on the Bronx River Parkway after she passed him with her ......

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  • Stolen Jaguar Recovered Forty-Six Years Later
    Stolen Jaguar Recovered Forty-Six Years Later

    Forty-six years ago Ivan Schneider, successful Manhattan lawyer, bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature in a most unusual tale of unrequited love.It was the first (and "prettiest") of many luxury cars h......

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