Weekend closures, lane restrictions impact SR 99, I-5 and I-90

Recent Articles
  • Vinnie Paul, Pantera drummer and co-founder, dies at 54

    NEW YORK — Vinnie Paul, the drummer and founding member of the metal band Pantera has died, the band announced on Facebook. “Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away,” the band said in a statement. Paul, who was 54, was also known for his work as a drummer for the metal band Hellyeah. No further details are available at this time. “The family requests you please respect their privacy during this time,” the band said. Paul formed Pantera in […]

  • Mystery: DNA testing revealed a late WWII veteran stole an 8-year-old’s identity — no one knows why

    EASTLAKE, Ohio — He was a World War II veteran with a Purple Heart, a wife and three children. But in 1964, he vanished, moved across the country and later took the identity of an 8-year-old boy who had died years before. His case had confounded investigators for more than a decade. US Marshal Pete Elliott called it “one of northeast Ohio’s biggest mysteries.” Now, with the help of DNA testing, some of the pieces have come together. It’s a […]

  • Trump threatens 20% tariffs on European autos

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump escalated his threat to apply new tariffs on European autos Friday. “Based on the Tariffs and Trade Barriers long placed on the U.S. and it great companies and workers by the European Union, if these Tariffs and Barriers are not soon broken down and removed, we will be placing a 20% Tariff on all of their cars coming into the U.S.” he wrote on Twitter. “Build them here!” he declared. The threat came the same […]

  • Supreme Court: police need a warrant to track your phone. Usually

    The Supreme Court on Friday said the government generally needs a warrant if it wants to track an individual’s location through cell phone records over an extended period of time. The ruling is a major victory for advocates of increased privacy rights who argued more protections were needed when it comes to the government obtaining information from a third party such as a cell phone company. The 5-4 opinion was written by Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the four most liberal […]

  • Protesters take to streets in East Pittsburgh after police shooting of unarmed black teenager

    EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — For the second night, hundreds of people in Pennsylvania have taken to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy. Protesters demonstrated outside the East Pittsburgh police headquarters Thursday night and then began marching through the streets, eventually shutting down a major interstate. Antwon Rose Jr. was shot by an East Pittsburgh officer Tuesday just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video. Police had […]

  • The 11-year-old girl divorcing her 38-year-old husband

    Khartoum, Sudan — Amal is 11 years old and seeking a divorce. The young Sudanese girl was in elementary school when a 38-year-old man asked for her hand in marriage. Her father accepted the proposal, and Amal (not her real name) was immediately wed. In Sudan, child marriage has been woven into the fabric of the country’s culture, driven by tradition and poverty. More than a third of girls there are married before their 18th birthday, according to a 2017 UNICEF report, […]

  • Melania wears jacket saying ‘I really don’t care. Do U?’ on way to border visit

    (CNN) — First lady Melania Trump took a trip to the US-Mexico border on Thursday to tour an immigrant children’s shelter, but her trip is getting attention not only for her action, but her wardrobe choice. As the first lady boarded her plane from Andrews Air Force Base, she wore an olive green jacket. The back of the jacket read: “I really don’t care. Do U?” in white graffiti-style lettering. Trump was not wearing the jacket when she landed in McAllen, Texas. […]

  • Baldwin joins other NFL players telling Trump: Pardons aren’t enough to address ‘systemic injustice’

    Earlier this month, President Donald Trump said he wants professional athletes who kneel during the National Anthem to protest racial injustice to tell him who they think the President should pardon next. On Thursday, a group of NFL players responded to the President in a New York Times an op-ed. But the athletes aren’t giving Trump a list of names. Instead, they call for broader changes to the criminal justice system. “A handful of pardons will not address the sort of systemic injustice that […]

  • Laser pointer burns hole in boy’s retina

    GREECE – A 9-year-old boy in Greece permanently injured his left eye when he repeatedly gazed into a laser pointer’s green beam, doctors say. Examination revealed a large hole in the macula, a small area in the retina that helps with discerning detail in faces and while reading or driving, the doctors said in a case report published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Further imaging revealed two more injured areas below the macular hole. Macular holes are […]

  • There are 2,300 migrant kids spread across the US. What happens to them next?

    (CNN) — Parents and children who together try to enter the United States illegally will no longer be separated at Mexican border. But it’s not clear when — or if — at least 2,300 children taken from their parents under the prior policy will be reunited. Neither is the long-term plan for families who are detained jointly. Here’s what we know: Will the detentions continue? Yes, those crossing the border illegally will still be detained. An executive order signed Wednesday by […]