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Coronavirus: U.S. Still Seeing Thousands Of Flights, Despite A Drop In Air Travel

Coronavirus: U.S. Still Seeing Thousands Of Flights, Despite A Drop In Air Travel

1 day ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

"The U.S. domestic market is so large that even a substantial decrease leaves a lot of traffic in the sky," says Ian Petchenik, of the aviation tracking site Flightradar24.com...
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Coronavirus In Minnesota: DWI Arrests Down Nearly 70% From A Year Ago

Coronavirus In Minnesota: DWI Arrests Down Nearly 70% From A Year Ago

2 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Office of Traffic Safety says arrests for driving while intoxicated are down nearly 70% from this time last year. There are far fewer drivers on the roads...
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Thruway sees 33% traffic decline amid pandemic

2 days ago   |   Times Union

It appears at least some New Yorkers are heeding the governor's message to stay home and save lives.
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Are Bike Lanes Really Safe?

2 days ago   |   NY Times

I've had two recent cycling accidents in which I had the right of way but inattentive drivers cut me off.
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Coronavirus: Homeless in need as Philadelphia residents forced to stay in doors

2 days ago   |   ABC

At a time when most people are inside, the homeless across the city obviously can't be. With the lack of foot traffic due to the coronavirus, they're missing vital...
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Granite Staters adjust to life with COVID-19 pandemic orders in place

Granite Staters adjust to life with COVID-19 pandemic orders in place

2 days ago   |   WMUR

Quiet sidewalks, empty stores and limited traffic on the streets has become the norm across the Granite State and people are adjusting to their new normal.
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Crossings down 90% at NY-Canada border amid outbreak

3 days ago   |   Times Union

Over a week after President Donald Trump closed the U.S.-Canada border to non-essential travel due to coronavirus, crossings are down 90 percent - excluding trade traffic...
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Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission's traffic signal program improves traffic, air quality

Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission's traffic signal program improves traffic, air quality

3 days ago   |   Post Gazette

SPC says the program helps traffic flow easier and cuts pollution by reducing stops through better red light equipment and coordination.
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Off-duty NYPD traffic agent busted for violating order of protection, again, by showing up at ex-girlfriend's home

3 days ago   |   NY Daily News

NYPD traffic agent Osbourne Pinto just doesn't know when to slam on the brakes. Pinto, who violated an order of protection in February for approaching his ex-girlfriend, was...
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The Need for Grace During the Coronavirus Fight

4 days ago   |   NY Times

The opiate epidemic offers lessons on isolation and recovery that resonate during the coronavirus battle.
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Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

The grass-court grand slam was due to begin on June 29, but a decision was made to scrap the event for the first time since World War II. Read more ...

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

She said her diagnosis went undetected because the hospitals where she worked have not been testing staff. Read more ...

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

No, this is not an April Fools' prank. A Texas interstate was closed early Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer carrying a load of toilet paper crashed and caught fire. Read more ...

FDA Requests Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled From Market Immediately

FDA Requests Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled From Market Immediately

The US Food and Drug Administration is requesting that manufacturers pull all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs, known by the brand name Zantac, from the... Read more ...

Target, Trader Joe's and other stores close on Easter Sunday to give...

Target, Trader Joe's and other stores close on Easter Sunday to give employees break

Grocery store workers have been working around the clock to make sure shelves are stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Indiana reports 16 more coronavirus deaths, total now at 65

Indiana reports 16 more coronavirus deaths, total now at 65

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is giving an update Wednesday as the state's total COVID-19 cases rises to 2,565. Read more ...

Trump claims Iran preparing ‘sneak attack' on US troops in Iraq

Trump claims Iran preparing ‘sneak attack' on US troops in Iraq

President Trump asserted on Twitter Wednesday that Iran was plotting a “sneak attack” on US troops or facilities in Iraq. “Upon information and belief, Iran or its proxies are... Read more ...

Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick on board

Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick on board

Two cruise ships are sailing toward Florida after being stranded at sea. Read more ...

Florida Governor Orders Statewide Lockdown

Florida Governor Orders Statewide Lockdown

After days of pressure, Florida's Governor, Ron DeSantis, ordered a statewide lockdown. Florida had been the lone holdout of states most effected by the coronavirus to not have... Read more ...

2 COVID-19 deaths now reported in Hamilton County, health officials say

2 COVID-19 deaths now reported in Hamilton County, health officials say

Two Hamilton County residents have died of the COVID-19 coronavirus, county health officials said Wednesday. Read more ...