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  • 1 dead when truck veers off 10 Freeway in Bloomington, hits tree

    1 dead when truck veers off 10 Freeway in Bloomington, hits tree
    One person died Friday morning when a pickup truck the person was in blew a tire on the 10 Freeway, veered off the shoulder and caught fire after crashing into a tree. The crash occurred just before 4 a.m. off the westbound 10 and Cedar Avenue in...
  • Baltimore sinkhole swallows cars as bystanders scream [Video]

    While much of the Northeast continued to dry out from devastating rains Friday, one Baltimore city block swallowed by a sinkhole will take longer to heal.  Dramatic video captured the city block in Charles Village collapsing after fierce thunderstorms...
  • 818 Roundup: Burbank Selects New Mayor, Glendale City Council to discuss Weaver comments on groping allegations

    818 Roundup: Burbank Selects New Mayor, Glendale City Council to discuss Weaver comments on groping allegations
    Good morning, readers! Today is Friday, May 2. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to drop slightly with a high of 94 and a low of 63 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In the news from your area: - After eight years of...
  • Cedar Creek fix to cost almost $3 million, officials learn

    Cedar Creek fix to cost almost $3 million, officials learn
      The nearly $3 million required to fix stormwater drainage issues in Cedar Creek would likely have to come out of residents' pockets, Lake Zurich officials learned at a recent board meeting. The board heard the results of a study commissioned last...
  • Red flag time? National Guard 'embeds' hurricane team at FPL

    Red flag time? National Guard 'embeds' hurricane team at FPL
    A team of the Florida National Guard will be embedded with the Florida Power & Light emergency teams to train for a coordinated response to hurricanes. Juno Beach-based FPL announced a new partnership with the National Guard on Friday, including the...
  • Ferry victims' parents focus anger on South Korean president

    Ferry victims' parents focus anger on South Korean president
    Parents of youths lost in last month's South Korean ferry sinking have brought their anger to their president’s doorstep. Early Friday, the mothers and fathers of the Sewol ferry victims tried to march on the Blue House, South Korea’s...
  • Car crashes into Albertsons on Harbor Boulevard

    A Costa Mesa man fell asleep while driving and crashed into the front wall of an Albertsons supermarket over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Costa Mesa police Lt. Greg Scott said Alan Edward Roberts, 48, was asleep when he rammed his car into the...
  • 1 injured, 11 displaced by North Side fire

    1 injured, 11 displaced by North Side fire
    One person was injured and about a dozen displaced by a fire that broke out in a three-story apartment building in Uptown this morning, authorities said. Emergency crews were called to the building in the 4700 block of North Winthrop Avenue about 10:...
  • 2 men killed in car crash near Cary

    2 men killed in car crash near Cary
    Two men were killed when the car they were riding in left the road and hit a tree near Cary early Friday morning, police said. The driver, Bradley J. Kass, 25, of Algonquin, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, Robert Sloan Jr., 22, of...
  • Man who allegedly fled Starbucks crash with injured child is arrested

    Man who allegedly fled Starbucks crash with injured child is arrested
    A 3-year-old was recovering from injuries Friday and a 33-year-old man was under arrest after a late-night crash into a Starbucks in Newport Beach in which the driver allegedly grabbed the youngster from the wreckage and ran. Johnny Martinez was...
  • Severn woman pleads guilty to negligent driving in fatal crash

    Severn woman pleads guilty to negligent driving in fatal crash
    A 21-year-old woman police had accused of distracted driving in a fatal 2013 crash in Anne Arundel County pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser traffic charge and was fined $500 after prosecutors acknowledged they couldn't prove she had been texting during...