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Police Chase Wrong-Way Semi Driver (Raw Video #1)

April 13, 2013
Police Chase Wrong-Way Semi Driver (Raw Video #1)

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A semi driver going the wrong way on Interstate 205 crashed into an oncoming car Monday, snarling traffic on the Glenn Jackson Bridge a…

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Raw video Davenport police chase, and shooting

September 26, 2012
Raw video Davenport police chase, and shooting

Scott County Attorney Mike Walton has cleared three Davenport police officers of any wrongdoing in the Aug. 7 shooting of an 18-year-old man on the Centennial Bridge. Walton said Thursday that the three officers — Sgt. Greg Behning, Detective Epigminio Canas and Officer Sam Miller — shot Michael Linn Cross as he tried to run them over with his vehicle in an attempt to break free from a blockade of police vehicles. “When you don’t stop after officers try to stop you, bad things are going to happen,” Walton said. “Mr. Cross raised the level of danger for everyone involved. He endangered the lives of officers, he endangered the lives of civilians, and he endangered his own life.” Walton showed video from a squad car’s dashboard camera. The video showed Cross crashing his Chevy Blazer into an unmarked police van at the base of the bridge in Davenport shortly after midnight. He then put his vehicle in reverse and struck another unmarked vehicle that attempted to box him in. A marked squad car with lights flashing also attempted to block him. The three officers fired their weapons at Cross’s vehicle as he rapidly accelerated forward. Walton said the officers fired six rounds, and Cross sustained three gunshot wounds that were not life-threatening. The incident on the bridge lasted 1.03 seconds, Davenport Police Maj. Don Schaeffer said. Schaeffer said the officers fired their weapons because they felt they were in danger, adding that Cross turned his steering wheel “toward those …

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Water Police DUI Check Point Under I-95 Pulled over on a Jet Ski

July 10, 2012
Water Police DUI Check Point Under I-95 Pulled over on a Jet Ski

Got Pulled Over on a Jet Ski Under I-95 Bridge at Old Saybrook. Right away, I was told to turn off the camera.

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Historic First Street Bridge Reopens, Commuters Rejoice

December 20, 2011
Historic First Street Bridge Reopens, Commuters Rejoice

After about four years of closure, the historic First Street Bridge has finally reopened as of last Thursday. Los Angeles city officials will gather on the viaduct in celebration Tuesday morning. Closed to accommodate the construction of the Metro Gold Line extension to East L.A., the 82-year-old bridge is one of the L.A. River spans linking Boyle Heights to downtown L.A. more › Read the original post: Historic First Street Bridge Reopens, Commuters Rejoice

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Multi-Car Collision on San Pedro Bridge

November 29, 2011

A multi-car collision occurred Monday night on the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Photo Credit: Bill French Visit link: Multi-Car Collision on San Pedro Bridge

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More Sunset Boulevard Road Closures Are Coming

October 14, 2011

A second set of road closures will be implemented while crews reconstruct the southern side of the Sunset Bridge. The  first set of road closures  was in effect from Sept. 30 through Thursday. According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the closures are “necessary to raise the street intersections and utilities to meet the new height” of the reconstructed bridge. Emergency responders will still have access to the roads. Detailed Metro closures are as follows: Friday through Sunday: Sunset Boulevard will be closed between Barrington Avenue and Veteran Avenue from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Eastbound traffic on Sunset Boulevard will be detoured to southbound Barrington Avenue, to eastbound Wilshire Boulevard, to northbound Veteran Avenue and then back onto eastbound Sunset Boulevard. Local access will be maintained, per Metro. Westbound traffic on Sunset Boulevard will be detoured to southbound Veteran Avenue, to westbound Wilshire Boulevard, to northbound Barrington Avenue and then back onto westbound Sunset Boulevard. Local access will be maintained, per Metro. Eastbound Sunset Boulevard to the southbound 405 Freeway on-ramp and the northbound ramps will close at approximately 7 p.m. from Friday through Sunday. The ramps will be open during daytime hours, per Metro. Traffic on Sunset Boulevard will be operating with one lane in each direction on Saturday and Sunday. Monday through Oct. 29 Sunset Boulevard will operate with two lanes in each direction. Traffic traveling westbound on Sunset Boulevard to the southbound 405 Freeway on-ramp will be allowed to turn left onto the southbound freeway. Traffic traveling eastbound on Sunset Boulevard to northbound Church Lane will continue eastbound on Sunset to southbound Veteran Avenue, to westbound Montana Avenue, to northbound Sepulveda Boulevard and then back to Church Lane. Traffic traveling westbound on Sunset Boulevard to northbound Church Lane will be detoured at Sepulveda Way to northbound Sepulveda Boulevard and then back to Church Lane. Traffic traveling southbound on Church Lane to Sunset Boulevard will be detoured to continue southbound via Sepulveda Boulevard to: Eastbound Montana Avenue, to northbound Veteran Avenue and then back to Sunset. Westbound Montana Avenue, to northbound Church Lane and then back to Sunset.  Bus Line 2, 233 and 761 will be detoured as follows: Bus Line 2: The eastbound line will take its regular route to Sunset Boulevard and Barrington Avenue. It will continue via Sunset Boulevard to southbound Church Lane, to eastbound Montana Avenue, and then continue on its regular route. The westbound line will take its regular route to Gayley Avenue and Veteran Avenue. It will continue via Gayley Avenue/Montana Avenue to northbound Church Lane, to westbound Sunset Boulevard, and then continue on its regular route. Bus Lines 233 & 761: The northbound line will take its regular route to Sunset Boulevard and Bellagio Road. It will continue via Sunset Boulevard to southbound Veteran Avenue, to eastbound Montana Avenue, to northbound Sepulveda Boulevard, and then continue on its regular route. The southbound line will take its regular route to Sepulveda Boulevard and Ovada Place. It will continue via Sepulveda Boulevard to eastbound Montana Avenue, to northbound Veteran Avenue, to eastbound Sunset Boulevard, and then continue on its regular route. After the southern side of the bridge is finished, crews will demolish the northern half of the bridge and begin reconstruction, according to Metro. Metro expects demolition and reconstruction on the northern half of the bridge to take approximately 12 months. Closures may change, so for the latest information visit the Metro website . Be sure to follow Beverly Hills Patch on  Twitter  and “Like” us on  Facebook . See original here: More Sunset Boulevard Road Closures Are Coming

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Man Crashes Through DUI Checkpoint, Hits Cars During Chase

September 7, 2011
Man Crashes Through DUI Checkpoint, Hits Cars During Chase

State, city, city and local police were conducting a routine DUI checkpoint on the Birmingham Bridge when suddenly a minivan came crashing through the area.

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