AUCKLAND, New Zealand (CBS/TV3 New Zealand) -- When it comes to animal welfare, you can't fault the SPCA. They rescue animals in trouble, provide medical care, love and shelter, and prosecute people who harm animals and educate people who want to look after them. But the SPCA's biggest challenge is constantly finding good homes for all the animals they find or rescue.Read more »
The Environmental Protection Agency is going to require all consumers to buy at least four gallons of gasoline from certain gas pumps after the new E15 ethanol-gasoline blend is introduced into the market.Read more »
SPOKANE – Deputies arrested two men after a 3 hour standoff in Otis Orchards.
Authorities pulled the men over in a truck because of invalid license plates. Deputies said 58-year-old David Galland and 55-year-old Michael Hicks refused to cooperate so they called in for reinforcements.
SWAT team members surrounded the truck near E. Kildea and N. Starr Road just before 2:00 Wednesday afternoon.
8.7%: The drop in traffic fatalities in states with medical marijuana laws. Want to make the road safer? Encourage drivers to hit the bong rather than hit the bars. That is a policy prescription that few people would recommend but it is effectively the course that states which have enacted medical marijuana laws have followed, according to an economic study.Read more »
FTA: Under the bill, school districts would report the number of students who aren't attending class or who have more than 10 absences to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Teenagers who can prove they work to support their family, or are 17 and joined the military, are exempt. For underage students who can't prove an exemption, a letter is mailed informing the teen his or her license is suspended.Read more »
Local man-in-robe decrees teenager may never drive again due to involvement in serious accident.Read more »
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The man, 20, was driving east on U.S. Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir when a deputy tried to stop him for going 15 miles over the speed limit, according to Wasatch County Chief Deputy Sheriff Jared Rigby. The driver did not stop and the deputy told dispatchers he was pursuing a fleeing driver. A short time later, a dispatcher notified the deputy that the driver had called in and said “that he was not going to stop and that I needed to leave him alone,” Rigby said, reading from the deputy's report.Read more »
Watch out for drunk cops on the roadways. Three people were taken to the hospital after this, the second reported case of Aurora police driving while intoxicated this week!Read more »
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