Disgraced Rep. Aaron Schock Scored Big On Mystery Mileage Reimbursements

Being Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock must have been fun while it lasted. Between the Downton Abbey-themed office, the Katy Perry concerts on the taxpayer dime, and lavish trips around the world, the Congressman must be awfully bummed he has to resign today. He'll probably really miss the insane mileage reimbursements, too. » 3/17/15 3:43pm 3/17/15 3:43pm

Oregon And Washington Could Legalize Lane-Splitting

California may be the only state in the country that allows motorcyclists to split lanes, but if bills proposed in Oregon and Washington pass, both states could join their West Coast sibling in helping riders free themselves from the tyranny of traffic. » 2/26/15 2:12pm 2/26/15 2:12pm

​You're Not Paranoid, A Pot-Detecting Breathalyzer Is Coming

Driving while stoned isn't just stupid, it's also against the law. And in the four states where marijuana has been legalized for recreational use, there's a growing concern that loaded drivers running to 7-11 for another pint of Americone Dream is becoming an issue. Enter the weed-detecting breathalyzer.
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The First Food Truck To Legally Lace Your Order With Marijuana

Now that weed is legal in a few American outposts, business ideas are flowing to make sure that sticky green stuff is accessible. Case in point: Magical Butter's food truck, which whips up "four-star food items" infused with marijuana. » 5/02/14 4:20pm 5/02/14 4:20pm

Laziest HOV Dummy Ever Is Just A Seat Wearing A Hat

Washington State Highway Patrol discovered quite possibly the laziest effort to trick your way into an HOV lane when a man was found driving with his passenger seat wearing a shirt and a hat. » 4/02/14 9:00am 4/02/14 9:00am

Snowy Owl That "Enchanted" Washington DC Hit By Washington DC Bus

This strange and savage American winter has produced many oddities, and the appearance of Snowy Owls from the Arctic Circle has been the only delight in a season of ice and gloom. And then a Washington DC bus struck a beloved white owl a block away from the White House Rose Garden. » 1/30/14 12:45pm 1/30/14 12:45pm

Photographer Tails Drunk Driver 40 Miles And Police Never Show Up

If you don't have much faith in Washington D.C.-area law enforcement, the following story is not going to help at all. A TV news photographer followed a suspected drunk driver for 40 miles and called 911 eight times, but police never showed up. » 9/11/13 1:25pm 9/11/13 1:25pm

You Can Probably Guess Which City Has The Worst Drivers In America

Say, have you ever had a driver behind you lay on his horn because you stopped for pedestrians who had the right of way as required by law? I have. Many times, in fact, because I live in Washington D.C.: Home of the absolute worst drivers in America. » 8/29/13 3:00pm 8/29/13 3:00pm

24 Year Old Arrested After Trying To Race Unmarked Cop Car

A 24-year-old manchild was arrested early Sunday morning in Washington State when he pulled alongside an unmarked state trooper Dodge Charger on the highway and tried to race the officer. » 7/29/13 9:20am 7/29/13 9:20am

Washington State Lawmakers Issue Giant Middle Finger To Electric…

Hybrid and electric cars are usually so wonderfully magical and great at saving the earth that governments have often incentivized people to buy them. But in an unusual twist, one state government has decided to tell its Nissan Leaf and Tesla Roadster-owning residents that they can go ahead and suck it. » 12/29/12 3:00pm 12/29/12 3:00pm

D.C.'s Motorcycle Cops Are Cooler Than Your City's Cops Because They…

Around these parts, we like to rag on bikes by saying "two wheels bad." But for police officers, motorcycles are an invaluable law enforcement tool because they can go places cars can't — and they can get there much more quickly. » 12/15/12 11:00am 12/15/12 11:00am

This Craigslist Ad For An '83 Yamaha Makes Bad Photoshopping Look…

It will be difficult for any Craigslist ad to ever come close to upsetting the epic Jesus-tap-dancing-Christ Pontiac Grand Am one that ran last Spring. But that doesn't mean we don't appreciate a little bit of effort in that direction. » 11/22/12 3:00pm 11/22/12 3:00pm

The First Boeing 747 Ever Built Needs A Good Home

Mouldering quietly on a forlorn corner of Boeing's field near Seattle, Wash., Boeing 747 RA001 is in need of a restoration. To the Washingtonians who built more than 1,400 of the humpbacked workhorses, seeing No. 1 in such a state of disrepair brings a touch of shame. » 9/11/12 3:20pm 9/11/12 3:20pm

Wannabe Gangster Fired His Gun From A Moving Car And Posted The Video…

Ronnie Michael Wynn, a tattooed 23-year-old who apparently takes gangster rap a little too seriously, was already in jail after crashing what was reportedly a stolen vehicle. Then police found a video of him shooting an allegedly stolen handgun out the window of the car he was driving, posted on YouTube and Facebook. » 8/21/12 3:00pm 8/21/12 3:00pm

This Is The Washington State Police's Last New Crown Vic

Late last month, the Washington State Patrol pulled their last new Ford Crown Victoria out of the fleet stable and assigned it to an officer. » 7/19/12 9:30am 7/19/12 9:30am

Man Punched Into A Coma For Complimenting Another Man's Wheels Will…

The young man who suffered a weeks-long coma after he was punched in the head outside a bar has returned home. Doctors' hopes for 22-year-old James Foster were initially pretty dim, so they were surprised by his "miraculous" recovery. » 7/18/12 6:00pm 7/18/12 6:00pm

Woman Survives Crash That Sent All These Poles Through Her Windshield

When a couple driving an old GM station wagon towing a trailer full of 27-foot-long teepee poles slowed for a truck, the woman driving behind them crashed into the trailer, impaling her Toyota Camry on the poles. » 7/10/12 4:00pm 7/10/12 4:00pm

Take An Inside Look At "America's Car Museum"

The LeMay Museum in Tacoma, Wa shot itself to the top of many gearhead's must see list when the massive facility officially opened in early June. » 7/07/12 5:00pm 7/07/12 5:00pm

A Washington Man Threw His Wife Out Of A Moving Car And Attacked A…

A 53-year-old man shoved his wife out of the car while he was driving along I-90 between Seattle and Yakima, Wash. this weekend. After receiving a call from a motorist who saw the woman tumble from the speeding car, police caught the man 17 miles down the road. » 6/26/12 3:30pm 6/26/12 3:30pm