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Insurer Ordered To Pay Sticky Turnpike Spill Claims Against Md. Trucking Company

A federal judge says a Maryland-based trucking company’s insurer must cover some of the claims associated with the spill of a sticky goo over a 40-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike during Thanksgiving travel last year.


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Trooper Fatally Shoots Md. Motorist On Pa. Turnpike

State police say a trooper fatally shot a motorist from Maryland who attacked him following a traffic accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.


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Insurer Claims $1M Policy Won’t Cover Turnpike Goo

The insurer of a Stevensville, Md.-based trucking company whose tanker leaked sticky black goo onto the Pennsylvania Turnpike in November says in court filings that its $1 million policy likely won’t be enough to cover roughly 1,000 claims for damaged vehicles.



Driver Faces Charges After Tar Falls On Turnpike

A Maryland man faces charges after police say his truck spilled a thick substance onto the busy Pennsylvania Turnpike. The incident stranded and damaged hundreds of vehicles.


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Drivers Stranded On Penn. Turnpike Due To Tar Spill

Hundreds of drivers are stranded on one of the busiest travel days of the year, all because of a spill on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. And a Maryland company is to blame for the tanker that leaked that sticky tar.



Marylanders Prepare For Thanksgiving Commute & Holiday Shopping

A trucking company from Maryland created a big mess in Pennsylvania by leaking a sticky goo on the turnpike,causing more than 100 cars to get stuck. And one of the places people are traveling Thanksgiving night: retail stores, where Black Friday has turned into Black Thursday. Many stores will open at midnight.