Something like 20,000 light years from Earth lies a bizarre object. Dubbed V838 Monocerotis — the 838 th variable star found in the constellation Monoceros, the unicorn — it’s a luminous red star, well over 20,000 times brighter than the Sun. That’s not so unusual; lots of stars are far more luminous and redder than the Sun. Show More Summary
Smashes, SMASHES! into that poor little car. :( Alternative title could have been: Driver weaves around car sitting in the left turn lane, ignores the red light, tries to turn left from center lane, ignores train signal, inevitable happens.
To illustrate the danger of disobeying traffic laws, CDOT has released video from automated enforcement cameras of crashes that resulted from drivers running red lights this year.
Brookline Police Officer Rafaela Carlisle-Swedberg helped deliver a baby after pulling over a couple on their way to the hospital. As a police officer, you never know what's going to happen in a traffic stop. And usually, if things don't go as expected, it's because they go horribly wrong. Show More Summary
The bane of many a motorist and freedom advocate alike, the red light camera’s days may be drawing to a close as more governments move to ban them. Over the past two months alone, legislators in California, Illinois and Texas have moved...Show More Summary
Authorities across the country are increasingly putting the brakes on red light cameras. Opposition to the hated devices may finally have reached a tipping point as lawmakers in Illinois, Texas and California move toward legislation to ban them on both civil rights grounds and monetary reasons. Show More Summary
In a 79 to 26 vote, the Illinois House approved a bill that would ban the use of red light cameras in non-home rule communities. [ more › ]
The Illinois State House of Representatives has approved a ban on red light cameras in the state--except for in Chicago, where the issue has drawn vocal opposition. Mark Fitton, reporter for the Illinois News Network, explained. Fitton...Show More Summary
You are driving to work, late for an important meeting. You are almost there when you have to stop at a red light. When will you begin inching forward? Doing it too early will result in wasting gas and energy, but doing it at the right time will get you to work faster. Show More Summary
Except in Chicago (and other "home rule" cities): The Illinois House on Wednesday approved a measure that would ban red light cameras in about 35 communities outside of Chicago, even as supporters pointed to flaws in the city's program...Show More Summary
Turtle Beach is no stranger to manufacturing products for gamers, but its selection of PC accessories has been limited over the years when compared to its console and mobile lines. That all changes this year as the company is offering...Show More Summary
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House on Wednesday approved a measure that would ban red light cameras in approximately 35 communities outside Chicago, even as supporters pointed to flaws in the city's program as reason to do away with the much-loathed devices.
A Florida grandma in a bikini was arrested for drunk driving after she crashed into a parked car, police said. Naples woman Patricia Ebel, 49, totaled her black BMW when she hit a Mustang parked at a red light, police told WINK on Friday. Show More Summary
Remember when Rahm said he'd try to be a better mayor, he'd listen more, that the runoff had actually made him humble? It was like a few weeks ago, right? City cameras have caught the mayor's motorcade running red lights again. ThisShow More Summary
New videos of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's SUV (singular, not a full motorcade) running two red lights, one of the SUV driving into oncoming traffic, have surfaced. [ more › ]
When NASCAR threw a yellow caution on Lap 496 for both a crash and light rain, and then a red flag on Lap 506 of Sunday’s race at Bristol, it appeared likely that Matt Kenseth would be declared the winner due to yet another rainstorm...Show More Summary
Apple: The heart rate sensor in Apple Watch uses what is known as photoplethysmography. This technology, while difficult to pronounce, is based on a very simple fact: Blood is red because it reflects red light and absorbs green light. Show More Summary
LAWS ARE FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: WRONG WAY RAHM: Mayor’s SUV Runs More Red Lights, Drives Wrong Way, City Cameras Show.
April 18--NEW BRITIAN -- Two people were taken to the hospital after crashing into a CTfastrak bus Friday night. At about 10:45 p.m., a car traveling westbound on Stanley Street ran a red light and struck the CTfastrak bus, which was...Show More Summary
The public rarely hears about interactions between military personnel and unexplained aircraft -- especially during wartime. As time goes on, however, UFO stories stuck behind red tape begin to see the light of day. The Vietnam War saw...Show More Summary