RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- A safety crackdown on five Virginia interstates yielded more than 3,000 citations for speeding, reckless driving and other traffic offenses.
Virginia State Police troopers also arrested three motorists on drunken driving charges and 11 others on felony and drug charges.
Troopers conducted the Operation Air, Land and Speed traffic safety program Sept. 22 on Interstates 81, 95, 64, 66 and 85. State police say it's the first time five interstates have been targeted simultaneously.
During the 10-hour operation, troopers cited 1,460 speeders, 455 reckless drivers and 103 people for failing to wear seatbelts.
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CRISFIELD, Md.-It's been a bad week for the Crisfield Head Start program in Somerset County. The school had been closed since Monday because of no heat. A broken heating system was to blame but the schoolMore
It's been a bad week for the Crisfield Head Start program in Somerset County. The school had been closed since Monday because of no heat.
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BERLIN, Md. (WBOC) - Police say a traffic stop in Worcester County led to a large cigarette smuggling bust on Monday night.Berlin Police say an officer stopped a vehicle for speeding at US 113 and BurleyMore
Police say a traffic stop in Worcester County led to a large cigarette smuggling bust on Monday night.More
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HEBRON, MD- Police arrest a Hebron man after he allegedly assaults a female in the store that he owns. Police say 50-year-old Kyung Won Lee of Hebron has been accused of groping a female employee inappropriatelyMore
Police have arrested a Hebron man accused of groping a female in the store that he owns.More
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SALISBURY, Md. (WBOC) -- Police are asking the public's help in finding the suspect in an armed robbery Wednesday night.Salisbury Police say around 6 p.m. officers responded to the Thirsty's on 1120 E.More
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