Today’s Headlines

By Carrie Zukoski | Jan 4, 2017

  • Paulette Eaker Convicted of Voluntary Manslaughter for Hitting, Killing William Horstman in 2015 with Her SUV (Post-Dispatch)
  • Oren Rinehart Sentenced to Three Years for Killing Matthew Stevens in 2015 Hit-and-Run in Neosho (Joplin Globe)
  • Motorist Hits, Injures Man in Godfrey Sunday Evening (Alton Daily News)
  • The Rise of Vision Zero in U.S. Cities and What it Means (Planetizen)
  • Study: Talking on Hands-Free Phone While Driving Just as Dangerous as Using Handheld Device (Treehugger)
  • StrongTowns Points Out How Infrastructure Spending Can Hurt the U.S. in the Long Run

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