Evening Update Thurs Sept. 24



Traffic backs up along eastbound Interstate 40 near Hillsborough, N.C., after a muti-car accident Wednesday, May 31, 2006. Torrential rain and heavy traffic contributed to a series of wrecks involving multiple cars during Wednesday morning’s rush hour, officials said. Thirty-four people were injured, including one in serious condition, said Highway Patrol Lt. Everett Clendenin. In all, there were 44 collisions along the five-mile stretch of Interstate 40 about 40 miles west of Raleigh. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Wahid Lodin

  • Traffic crash deaths in the first half of 2015 have jumped 20 percent over last year.
  • The Federal Trade Commission is taking a close look at crowdfunding in which money is raised online from numerous individuals and businesses.
  • There is strong demand from renters in cities with solid job markets and cultural and recreational amenities.
  • Rewards are being offered for information leading to the arrest of a person in the Antelope Valley who has been burning dogs with chemicals.
  • A coordinated global effort is needed to determine the depletion of groundwater supplies.

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