Road Closure Details – NBC4 Washington

Road Closure Details – NBC4 Washington

Major road closures, checkpoints and fencing will be going up around the Washington Convention Center as security for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit that takes place Dec. 13 through 15. The summit will include at least 60 leaders from African nations as well as President Joe Biden. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser requested the Secret Service designate … Read more

210 Freeway lanes closed at Irwindale Ave.

210 Freeway lanes closed at Irwindale Ave.

Multiple lanes of eastbound 210 Freeway were closed at Irwindale Ave. to Vernon Ave. due to a traffic collision reportedly involving two semi-trucks and two cars.  Oil spillage may also be involved. Sand was reportedly being used to cover liquid at the scene. The California Highway Patrol issued a Sigalert for the area. As of … Read more

Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Dec. 6)

Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Dec. 6)

Avoid traffic jams before they occur: The Ministry of Transportation has scheduled 46 closures in Toronto on Dec. 6 for roadwork on Highway 400, Highway 401, Highway 404, Highway 427 and Queen Elizabeth Way. Highway 400 northbound express off-ramp at Jane Street: one left lane closed until Dec. 9 at 5 a.m. Highway 400 southbound … Read more

Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Dec. 5)

Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Dec. 5)

Avoid traffic jams before they occur: The Ministry of Transportation has scheduled 52 closures in Toronto on Dec. 5 for roadwork on Highway 400, Highway 401, Highway 404, Highway 427 and Queen Elizabeth Way. Highway 400 northbound express off-ramp at Jane Street: one left lane closed from Dec. 5 at 10 p.m. until Dec. 9 … Read more

11 blocks of NYC’s Fifth Avenue become ‘car-free’ holiday shopping plaza

11 blocks of NYC’s Fifth Avenue become ‘car-free’ holiday shopping plaza

A prime holiday shopping stretch in the city — Fifth Avenue between 48th and 57th streets — went “car-free” for the first of the days Sunday, outraging cabbies while delighting pedestrians,  human or otherwise. “Ruby loves it!” Upper East Sider Robin Lempel, 32, said of her dog as the pair strolled down the makeshift shopping plaza. … Read more

FDA approves fecal transplant therapy

FDA approves fecal transplant therapy

The FDA on Wednesday approved Switzerland-based Ferring Pharmaceuticals’ fecal transplant-based therapy to reduce the recurrence of a bacterial infection, the first therapy of its kind to be cleared in the U.S. (Andrew Kelly, Reuters) Estimated read time: 1-2 minutes WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Switzerland-based Ferring Pharmaceuticals’ fecal transplant-based therapy … Read more

Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Dec. 4)

Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Dec. 4)

Expect delays along the following routes: The Ministry of Transportation has scheduled 35 closures in Toronto on Dec. 4 for roadwork on Highway 400, Highway 401, Highway 427 and Queen Elizabeth Way. Highway 400 northbound between Finch Avenue and 407: three alternating lanes closed until Dec. 4 at 9 a.m. Highway 400 southbound express between … Read more

CicLAvia returns to South Los Angeles on Sunday

CicLAvia returns to South Los Angeles on Sunday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — More than seven miles of streets in South Los Angeles will be closed to vehicles Sunday for the year’s final CicLAvia event, in which city officials encourage residents to explore what different neighborhoods have to offer on foot or via other modes of transport. CicLAvia-South LA will take place from 9 … Read more

Uvalde shooting victims seek $27B, class action in lawsuit

Uvalde shooting victims seek B, class action in lawsuit

Flowers and candles are placed around crosses on May 28 at a memorial outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, to honor the victims killed in the school shooting a few days prior. Victims of the Uvalde school shooting that left 21 people dead have filed a lawsuit seeking $27 billion against local and state … Read more