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Transportation Disasters

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  • First snow of 2014 dumps 6 to 8 inches, closes schools, government

    The the first snowstorm of 2014 dumped six to eight inches of the white stuff accross Harford County from Thursday afternoon into early Friday morning, forcing the closure of schools and government offices. On Monday, the weather – heavy morning...
  • Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in crash on Angeles Crest Highway

    A 55-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon on Angeles Crest Highway, according to the California Highway Patrol. The motorcyclist was identified as Manuel Lumbattis Morales of Los Angeles, according to CHP Officer Thomas Miller....
  • Relief for woman in earlier case involving suspect in attack on girl, 15

    Relief for woman in earlier case involving suspect in attack on girl, 15
    A day after learning that Luis A. Pantoja had been charged in the brutal sexual assault of a teenage girl, a Northwest Side woman on Monday recounted her own alleged harrowing attack by the man, taking some comfort that he was off the streets and...
  • Yellow Line service resumes following 'minor derailment'

    Yellow Line service resumes following 'minor derailment'
    Yellow Line service has resumed this afternoon after a "minor derailment" in Rogers Park, according to the CTA. The train was approaching the Howard station at 2:10 p.m. when the derailment occurred, said CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinski. No...
  • Area physician dies in motorcycle crash on 2 Freeway

    A prominent local physician was killed Monday night after he lost control of his motorcycle on the Glendale (2) Freeway, officials said. Thomas Grosch, 53, of La Cañada Flintridge was pronounced dead at the crash scene on the 2 Freeway near Mountain...
  • U.S. Air Force helicopter crashes on Britain's eastern coast; 4 dead

    U.S. Air Force helicopter crashes on Britain's eastern coast; 4 dead
    LONDON -- A U.S. Air Force helicopter on a training mission out of an eastern British base crashed in a bird sanctuary Tuesday night, killing all four U.S. crew members on board, British and U.S. military sources reported. The HH-60G Pave Hawk...
  • In the Pipeline: Distracted driving leaves map of broken lives

    In the Pipeline: Distracted driving leaves map of broken lives
    The other day I was driving down Talbert Avenue. When I reached Newland Street, I saw the shrine. Poinsettias had been placed where a huge portion of the fence had been ripped out. That's where, on Dec. 14, a car driven by a 77-year-old man collided...
  • Reward offered in Joseph Gatto shooting case as family seeks public's help

    Reward offered in Joseph Gatto shooting case as family seeks public's help
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto and his family pleaded for the public's help Tuesday in the shooting death of their father, Joseph Gatto, a well-known artist and retired teacher found shot to death in his Silver Lake home. Flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric...
  • Shots reportedly fired on 2 Freeway in Glendale, CHP says

    Shots reportedly fired on 2 Freeway in Glendale, CHP says
    Officers were investigating reports of shots fired on the northbound 2 Freeway in Glendale late Tuesday after a stolen vehicle crashed and snarled traffic, the California Highway Patrol told the Los Angeles Times. The vehicle crashed near Foothill...
  • Motorcyclist who died on 2 Freeway was prominent physician

    Motorcyclist who died on 2 Freeway was prominent physician
    The man who was killed Monday night after he lost control of his motorcycle on the 2 Freeway was a former chief of surgery at two local hospitals and a prominent physician, officials said. Thomas Grosch, 53, of La Cañada Flintridge was pronounced dead at...
  • Judge may decide on murder trial for Venice boardwalk crash suspect

    Judge may decide on murder trial for Venice boardwalk crash suspect
    A judge could decide Wednesday whether a man accused of using his car to kill an Italian honeymooner and injure 16 people on the Venice Boardwalk in August will stand trial for murder and other charges. Nathan Louis Campbell, 38, turned himself in to...