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  • Complete list of Summer Sneaks films

    APRIL 30 The M Word At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....
  • Commentary: Close Back Bay Drive to vehicular traffic

    On Friday, the Daily Pilot reported the death of a female cyclist on Adams Avenue in Huntington Beach ("Bicyclist dies after being struck by car"). The accident occurred where Adams, a three-lane, 45-mph road, transitions from having a bike lane to no...
  • American Airline passenger dies aboard flight to John Wayne Airport

    American Airline passenger dies aboard flight to John Wayne Airport
    A man who went into full cardiac arrest died aboard a flight Tuesday morning from Dallas to John Wayne in Orange County, authorities said. Crew members attempted to revive the passenger but he was pronounced dead at 11:45 a.m. when the American Airlines...
  • 5 taken to hospitals after police chase ends in crash

    5 taken to hospitals after police chase ends in crash
    Five people were injured when a car fleeing police blew a red light and hit another car in the intersection, sending it into a bus stop where people were standing, officials said. The chase began when police tried to pull the car over for traffic...
  • Hundreds fill cathedral for LAPD motorcycle officer's funeral

    Hundreds fill cathedral for LAPD motorcycle officer's funeral
    The cathedral was full — the choir seats filled by uniformed police officers — but it was silent as the microphone was lowered for the little boy. Ten-year-old Jonathan Navarro looked out at the hundreds of officers seated before him to...
  • Ferry disaster fills South Korea with shame

    ANSAN, South Korea — For South Korea, a country that pulled itself out of abject poverty to become the world's 15th-largest economy, the most stinging accusation about last week's ferry sinking is that it looks like a Third-World disaster. While...
  • 1 dead, 3 injured after CTA bus, van collide in South Chicago

    1 dead, 3 injured after CTA bus, van collide in South Chicago
    A green van smashed into the side of a CTA bus at an intersection in the South Chicago neighborhood, killing the driver of the van and injuring three other people. The crash happened about 12:45 a.m. at South Chicago and Commercial avenues in front of...
  • Traffic: Southbound MD 144 traffic shut down

    Traffic: Southbound MD 144 traffic shut down
    All southbound traffic on MD 144 in the Marriottsville area has been closed between MD 32 and Marriottsville Road due to emergency roadwork at 7:32 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. One northbound traffic lane is bi-...
  • Dead teen's mother sues FedEx in California bus crash: report

    Dead teen's mother sues FedEx in California bus crash: report
    The mother of a 17-year-old student who was among 10 people killed in a highway crash in northern California earlier this month has sued FedEx Corp for negligence, California-based City News Service reported. More than 30 others were injured when a...
  • Woman gets 3 years, 8 months for death of cyclist in Boyle Heights

    Woman gets 3 years, 8 months for death of cyclist in Boyle Heights
    A 21-year-old woman who struck a group of cyclists in Boyle Heights while driving intoxicated, leading to the death of one who was dragged several hundred feet by a following car, was sentenced to three years, eight months in prison Tuesday. Wendy...
  • Mother of student who died in fatal bus crash sues for $100 million

    Mother of student who died in fatal bus crash sues for $100 million
    The mother of a 17-year-old student who died when a FedEx freight truck slammed into a college-bound bus in Northern California, creating a fireball of wreckage, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, claiming the company's vehicles have a history of...