Daily Archives: July 19, 2016

Frostproof chamber hosts Crime Prevention Task Force

Brian MacNeel was the featured speaker Tuesday during the Frostproof Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon at the Ramon Theater.

Frostproof chamber hosts Crime Prevention Task Force

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Lawsuits: VW employees tried to cover up emissions cheating

The lawsuits, announced Tuesday, allege that numerous employees and executives at Volkswagen knew that diesel vehicles had been equipped with software allowing them to cheat emissions testing, and that after regulators began investigating several employees tried to cover it up by eliminating data about the software.

Lawsuits: VW employees tried to cover up emissions cheating

Plans for self-driving cars have pitfall: the human brain

Experience with automation in other modes of transportation like aviation and rail suggests that the strategy will lead to more deaths like that of a Florida Tesla driver in May.

Plans for self-driving cars have pitfall: the human brain

Answers about US fuel economy standards

The U.S. government has issued a report on fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for U.S. cars and trucks that were first established in 2012. The report Monday kicked off a two-year review process leading to a government decision on whether to leave the standards in place through 2025 or change them.

Answers about US fuel economy standards

I-4 corridor conference scheduled

I-4 corridor conference scheduled

Family of Mormon polygamist Jesse N. Smith to reunite at large-scale reunion

Descendants of Jesse N. Smith, first cousin to the Prophet Joseph Smith, are gathering in Orem this Saturday for a sort of reunion-palooza.

Family of Mormon polygamist Jesse N. Smith to reunite at large-scale reunion

Orem Police Department purchases protective body armor in wake of fatal shootings

A recent spate of shootings targeting police officers around the country has brought a heightened awareness of the dangers officers face.

Orem Police Department purchases protective body armor in wake of fatal shootings

State hospital inmate charged with murder competent to proceed to trial

A Utah State Hospital inmate who killed his roommate is now competent to proceed to trial, according to a competency evaluation presented Tuesday by his attorney.

State hospital inmate charged with murder competent to proceed to trial

Utah County portion of Jordan River closed due to toxic algal bloom

Due to the toxic algal bloom flowing from Utah Lake, the Utah County portion of Jordan River is closed to the public.

Utah County portion of Jordan River closed due to toxic algal bloom

Provo police arrest pair on reports of destroying lock box, stealing rental cars

Provo police officers arrested two men late Monday night after they allegedly stole not just car keys from a car rental agency, but the whole drop box itself.

Provo police arrest pair on reports of destroying lock box, stealing rental cars