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Cleveland Police Confiscate Children’s Basketball Hoop

Woman ticketed, threatened with arrest for buying children hoop A Cleveland woman is speaking out after police officers confiscated a basketball hoop she purchased for children in her neighborhood.   Toledo News Now, Breaking News, Weather, Sports, Toledo Cheri Fiorilli, who purchased the hoop for several neighbor boys that regularly help her with yard work,

Tankers carrying oil derail, catch fire in Va.

 Crews used cranes and other heavy equipment Thursday to clean up a derailment that plunged oil-carrying tanker cars into a Virginia river while state officials worked to determine the environmental impact of the thousands of gallons of spilled crude. Department of Environmental Quality spokesman Bill Hayden said state workers smelled oil downstream from the derailment

Obama Asks for $302 Billion to Fix Bridges and Potholes

 The Obama administration will send to Congress today a measure authorizing $302 billion in highway and mass transit projects over four years, prodding a debate that may leave the U.S. Highway Trust Fund unable to meet its obligations by July. The proposal, to be released by the Transportation Department, will be in line with President