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SD Police Will Know Exactly How Much Green You’ve Had This St. Patrick’s Day, Thanks to New Drugged Driving Detector

by Bridget Clerkin on

St. Patrick’s Day is perhaps best known for its raucous parties—and, unfortunately, its spate of deadly drunken driving incidents—so it’s no surprise that the San Diego Police Department chose the day to debut a new tool that can not only detect the green beer in your bloodstream, but a certain other green substance, among a […]

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Florida Faces Second Year of Increasing Hit-and-Runs by Bridget Clerkin on

Florida may be the Sunshine State, but its residents seem to be in the dark when it comes to handling driving accidents. Hit-and-runs in Florida grew for the second year running in 2016, totaling 99,002 incidents all together. That figure is up from the 92,623 hit-and-run cases reported in 2015, according to the Florida Department […]

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Florida Warns Residents of New Traffic Ticket Scam by Bridget Clerkin on

If you’ve received an e-mail from what appears to be Florida’s Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV), be careful. The state agency has reported a scam being executed in its name. Victims are being targeted via an official-looking e-mail, allegedly sent from the DHSMV and warning customers of a quickly-approaching deadline to pay […]

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“Hot” New Restaurant Rolls Through Akron by Bridget Clerkin on

The smoke is billowing, flames crackling and alarms sounding, but the only water the fire fighters are seeking out is in their Nalgene bottles—and the only rush they’re in is to grab some plates, napkins, and forks. That’s because the flames are perfectly cooking a pizza for the workers, the smoke smells like good food, […]

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