Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Michigan has won federal approval to build a second bridge between Detroit and Canada.
The approval comes 10 months after Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper struck a deal calling for Canada to pay for the bridge.
The new bridge will be built south of the existing Ambassador Bridge, and is expected to cost $2.1 billion.
Canadian trucker Walter Able says the bridge is definitely needed. He's tired of the congestion he repeatedly encounters crossing the Ambassador Bridge into Windsor.
"Anywhere from 45 minutes to two hours on that bridge," he said. "Time is money for a trucker."
The Canadian government pointed out that one quarter of all U.S./Canada trade - which is the world's largest two way trading relationship - crosses at Windsor/Detroit. The new bridge will speed up trade at what is the busiest border crossing.
"There's a real need for that bridge, and anything we can do in this state to promote travel from one side to the other, let's do it and get revenue going for our state," said trucker Carl Koch.
Another trucker, Ken Middling, disagrees.
"We got two bridges already," he said. "One over here, one in Port Huron. Why do we need two?"
Construction of the new bridge could start by 2016 and be finished by 2020.
The only hang-up could come in the courts. Lawsuits challenging the project have been filed by owners of the Ambassador Bridge.
Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:10:22 GMT
Dozens of people went to the Level Up in Martinez to play games on Labor Day but this time it was for an even bigger cause. The popular gaming center held a fundraiser, on Monday, to raise money and awarenessMore >>
Anime lovers want to bring a convention to the CSRA in 2016.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:03:02 GMT
Augusta is the 92nd safest city to drive in in the country. That's according to Allstate Insurance. That's down from last year's ranking of 88. The company bases the findings off their annual "America'sMore >>
Augusta is the 92nd safest city to drive in in the country. That's according to Allstate Insurance.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-09-02 11:48:38 GMT
A cyclist's worst nightmare is being hit by a car and that happened just days ago in Augusta, according to a report filed with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. The report said a cyclist made an illegalMore >>
A cyclist's worst nightmare is being hit by a car and that happened just days ago in Augusta, according to a report filed with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.More >>