Parked -- & Smashed


by New Haven Independent

New Haven Independent— Christine Scheller heard a bang outside her Edgewood Avenue window around 9:30 Friday morning. “I hope,” she thought as she rushed to look, “it’s not my car.”

WPLG—Driver caught on camera fleeing after smashing vehicle into parked car. A driver was recently caught on camera plowing her vehicle into a parked car in front of a southwest Miami-Dade County seafood restaurant.  Denise Khan, a server at The Fish House restaurant at Miller Drive and Southwest 100th Avenue, saw the crash and ran outside.  "That’s when I tried to run out to track the license plate, but everything happened so fast," Khan said. The driver and her passenger briefly assessed the damage while the owner of the parked car ate inside the restaurant, unaware...

Fox News—Driver seen smashing into parked cars in video; police search for suspect. Ohio police are searching for a driver who was captured on video crashing into several cars on Sunday.

WPLG—National Park Service to use visitor fees to keep parks running. The National Park Service said Sunday that it would use reserved money from visitor fees to keep up operations at parks around the country affected by the ongoing government shutdown. "We are taking this extraordinary step to ensure that parks are protected, and that visitors can continue to access parks with limited basic services," read the statement from the agency's deputy director, P. Daniel Smith. The statement noted that the visitor fee money "would typically be used for future projects...