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  • $10M bond for woman charged in crash that killed off-duty officer

    $10M bond for woman charged in crash that killed off-duty officer
    A 31-year-old Calumet Park woman was ordered held on a $10 million bond Sunday after being charged with murder in connection with a police chase early Friday morning that killed an off-duty Chicago police officer, authorities said. Shanell Terrell, of...
  • Missing Malaysia plane inquiry focuses on the 239 on board

    BEIJING — Like an Agatha Christie whodunit, the investigation of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now focusing on a finite circle of suspects: the 227 passengers and 12 crew members of the missing plane. While loath to call...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Hijacking theory gives relatives hope

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Hijacking theory gives relatives hope
    The possibility that Malaysia Air Flight 370 was hijacked has heartened the relatives of passengers who are holding out hope that the missing plane landed in some remote location, perhaps a tropical island. "My gut feeling is that it landed. I still...
  • Standoff with murder suspect snarled Lake Shore Drive for more than 8 hours

    Standoff with murder suspect snarled Lake Shore Drive for more than 8 hours
    Lake Shore Drive completely reopened around 4:20 a.m. this morning, according to Chicago police, hours after a standoff lasting more than 8 hours closed lanes in both directions. Police late Sunday took into custody a Chicago-area man wanted in...
  • Malaysia plane: GOP lawmaker labels disappearance 'deliberate act'

    Malaysia plane: GOP lawmaker labels disappearance 'deliberate act'
    WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday that the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was "not an accident," but he stopped short of suggesting terrorism was involved. "One thing we know: This was...
  • Tractor-trailer overturns on Reisterstown Road

    Tractor-trailer overturns on Reisterstown Road
    A tractor-trailer overturned in northwest Baltimore after it collided with another vehicle on Reisterstown Road early Sunday, police said. The truck was headed southbound when the accident occurred at 7:15 am in front of a 7-Eleven convenience store...
  • Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'

    Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'
    BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide. The...
  • Is 4.4 jolt an end to Los Angeles' 'earthquake drought'?

    Seismologists say Monday's magnitude 4.4 temblor near Westwood could mark the beginning of the end for L.A.'s years-long "earthquake drought." Typically, they would expect a 4.4-sized earthquake about once a year in the Los Angeles Basin, but that hasn'...
  • Stolen passports on Malaysia flight used before, Chinese firm says

    BEIJING -- Stolen passports carried by two Iranian men to board missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were used last year by two people applying for visas to work as entertainers in China, according to the head of an entertainment company. Xie Zhuoling,...
  • Earthquake: 4.4 quake strikes Los Angeles; no damage, injuries reported

    Earthquake: 4.4 quake strikes Los Angeles; no damage, injuries reported
    A shallow, magnitude-4.4 earthquake was reported Monday morning five miles from Westwood, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:25 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5.0 miles. There were no reports of injuries or damage. The quake...
  • Police: Cops opened fire two separate times during Lake Shore Drive chase, standoff

    Police: Cops opened fire two separate times during Lake Shore Drive chase, standoff
    Police fired two separate times at a murder suspect during a chase on Lake Shore Drive, but they did not hit him and eventually used a flash-bang grenade to subdue him and end a nearly nine-hour standoff near the Fullerton exit, officials said. Joseph...