Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide in Death of Seattle Protester

A Seattle man who the authorities said drove into a protest on a closed section of Interstate 5 over the weekend, killing one demonstrator, was charged on Wednesday with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving. The man, Dawit Kelete, 27, is being held with bail set at $1.2 million and is expected to remain […]

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Fugitive takes off in semi, is killed after 3-hour standoff

Officials say a fugitive who was riding in a tractor-trailer that had been pulled over on a Pennsylvania interstate led authorities on a brief chase and held them at bay with gunfire for three hours until they finally shot and killed him By The Associated Press June 30, 2020, 12:35 PM 1 min read 1 […]

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I-75 reopens in southwest Florida as wildfire continues

Authorities say a section of Interstate 75 known as Alligator Alley has reopened after four brush fires that eventually merged in southwest Florida caused it to close a day earlier By Associated Press May 15, 2020, 1:04 AM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NAPLES, Fla. — A […]

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Interstate reopens as southwest Florida wildfire still burns

Authorities say a section of Interstate 75 known as Alligator Alley in southwest Florida has reopened as firefighters battle brush fires in the area By Associated Press May 14, 2020, 11:25 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NAPLES, Fla. — A section of Interstate 75 known as […]

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Protesting Without Gathering, Tenant Organizers Get Creative

The dented Honda minivan pulled onto the shoulder of Interstate 70, just outside downtown Kansas City, Mo. Jenay Manley, in the passenger’s seat, had brought along her sister and their children to protest the difficulty of paying rent during the coronavirus epidemic — #ProtectMOTenants read the paint on the windows. Less than three minutes later, […]

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