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Truck spills cranberry sludge on Boston-area road

08/14/2014 6:11am
A truck has spilled its load of what was described as "cranberry sludge" on a Boston-area highway, painting the roadway red and slowing traffic during the morning commute.

Massachusetts to use more humor on highway signs

08/14/2014 9:51am
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation on Thursday announced the winners of a contest to come up with humorous yet important driver safety messages for electronic highway message boards.

Wisconsin police arrest intoxicated driver, 13

08/14/2014 10:50am
Police say an officer making a traffic stop in eastern Wisconsin found an intoxicated driver behind the wheel — and she was just 13 years old.

Santa Claus and Rockettes stop traffic in NYC

08/14/2014 12:11pm
The calendar says August, but that didn't stop Santa Claus from visiting midtown Manhattan and snarling a section of Sixth Avenue, much to the bafflement of tourists and the frustration of drivers forced to idle their vehicles.