Monday, May 29, 2017
The Nation
Trucker charged with killing co-driver pleads not guilty

Trucker charged with killing co-driver pleads not guilty

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rudy Arnette has pleaded not guilty to charges he beat and stabbed to death co-driver Robert Hardy, 46, Jan. 26, as the two were driving a Falcon Transport truck from Vermont to Ohio.

Alaska considers ban on drivers' cell phones

Alaska considers ban on drivers' cell phones

JUNEAU, Alaska — Lawmakers in the nation's most inaccessible state capital are considering the most aggressive statewide ban in the United States on the use of cell phones while driving.

Nebraska panel raising some speed limits on some roads

Nebraska panel raising some speed limits on some roads

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Highway Commission and Roads Department are about halfway finished reviewing posted limits on highways in the state.

Mid-Atlantic digs out of snow; government shut

Mid-Atlantic digs out of snow; government shut

WASHINGTON — The federal government was shuttered Monday while the Mid-Atlantic region dug out from as much as three feet of snow that left tens of thousands without power and blocked trains, planes and cars, with another storm looming.

Michigan judge: Bridge owner illegally built booths

Michigan judge: Bridge owner illegally built booths

DETROIT — A Michigan judge has ruled that the private owner of the Ambassador Bridge illegally installed toll booths and other facilities.

LA judgment finds company violated trucker rights

LA judgment finds company violated trucker rights

LOS ANGELES — A judge has found a trucking company operating out of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach violated its workers' rights by misclassifying them as independent contractors.

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