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  • Flood from recent storm forces closure of Snyder's Willow Grove

    Flood from recent storm forces closure of Snyder's Willow Grove
    There will be no more wedding receptions, birthday dinners or high school reunions at Snyder's Willow Grove. For 77 years, the Linthicum Heights restaurant and banquet hall hosted countless family and community celebrations and special dinners. But...
  • Video of hit-and-run released as victim's father pleads for help

    Video of hit-and-run released as victim's father pleads for help
    Police released graphic surveillance video Thursday showing the moment a truck driver struck and dragged a 24-year-old autistic man 100 feet before fleeing a Stanton neighborhood. Jeff Bell was on his way to work April 23 and was crossing the...
  • SUV driver didn't brake before killing LAPD officer, sources say

    SUV driver didn't brake before killing LAPD officer, sources say
    It was 3:45 a.m. Saturday and two LAPD officers were in pursuit of a Camaro speeding down Anaheim Street in Harbor City. The chase wasn't broadcast live on TV, but it was recorded by an LAPD camera mounted inside the patrol car as well as by...
  • Fatal crash was no accident, LAPD investigators say

    Fatal crash was no accident, LAPD investigators say
    It was 3:45 a.m. Saturday and two LAPD officers were in pursuit of a Camaro speeding down Anaheim Street in Harbor City. This chase wasn't broadcast live on TV, but it was recorded by an LAPD camera inside the patrol car as well as by surveillance...
  • Manny Gamburyan's only option is winning versus Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night

    Manny Gamburyan's only option is winning versus Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night
    Manny Gamburyan finds no solace in a no-contest. When last Gamburyan fought, he was on the wrong end of a unanimous decision against seventh-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight Denis Siver. However, the December bout was overturned and...
  • 15 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago

    15 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago
    At least 15 people, including a 16-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across Chicago Thursday afternoon through Friday morning, according to authorities. Eight of the victims were shot in the Calumet police district on the Far South Side and...
  • Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Cabazon, Calif.

    A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Thursday evening three miles from Cabazon, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:49 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 11.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...
  • Man on motorcycle killed in accident with Metro bus

    Man on motorcycle killed in accident with Metro bus
    A man on a motorcyle was killed Thursday night in a fiery accident with a Metro bus in Chatsworth. The motorcycle slammed into the front of the bus in the 21000 block of Nordhoff Street and struck a pole and caught fire, Los Angeles Fire Department...
  • Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes

    A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Friday morning 12 miles from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:25 a.m. PDT at a depth of 4.3 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 65...
  • 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...
  • Traffic: Collision on MD 3 North

    Traffic: Collision on MD 3 North
    A two-vehicle collision on MD 3 North at Interstate 97 in Millersville has closed the northbound left shoulder at 9:02 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on I-895 North in Baltimore City prior to the...