Driver who allegedly fled traffic stop and dragged Mass. state trooper found to be dangerous

[ad_1] The man accused of dragging a Massachusetts State Police trooper while fleeing a traffic stop last month in Brockton is being held without bail following a dangerousness hearing. Derek Lobo appeared in Brockton District Court on Thursday where Judge Michelle Fentress found the 31-year-old to be dangerous, the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office announced. … Read more

Tractor-trailer crash with serious injuries causes Mass Pike traffic to come to a standstill

[ad_1] A tractor-trailer crash on the Mass Pike caused serious injuries and backed up traffic for miles in both directions Tuesday. A tractor-trailer went through the median on the eastbound side of I-90 in Charlton to the westbound side, Mass State Police said on social media just before 10:00 a.m. Drivers were advised to expect … Read more

Driverless Cruise cars cause traffic jam day after mass expansion approved in San Francisco

[ad_1] article Cruise cars cause gridlock in San Francisco one day after mass expansion is approved. Credit: @Gregster56 via X. SAN FRANCISCO – On Thursday, California’s Public Utilities Commission approved the expansion of driverless taxi companies Waymo and Cruise to operate round-the-clock services in San Francisco. It was only a day later when several Cruise … Read more

4-mile delay on Mass. Pike in Charlton after truck crash

[ad_1] A truck crash led to a four-mile delay on the Massachusetts Turnpike on Thursday morning in Worcester County. The crash was reported at around 6:15 a.m. Thursday by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, which said it happened on the eastbound side of the highway in Charlton at mile marker 82.6. State police said it … Read more

Mass traffic stops that don’t stop crime show Chicago sorely needs policing reform

[ad_1] Chicago Police officers have stopped Austin resident Jacquez Beasley at least 12 times since he got his driver’s license three years ago. He’s been ordered out of his car, frisked and had his vehicle searched. Yet officers have never issued the Chicago Park District employee a traffic citation, arrested him or seized any contraband. … Read more