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  • DUI suspect captured before 2-story drop at South Coast Plaza

    DUI suspect captured before 2-story drop at South Coast Plaza
    A DUI suspect who was running from police nearly fell two stories at South Coast Plaza before officers detained him and possibly saved his life, authorities said. Costa Mesa police said Francisco Novela, 37, of Santa Ana crashed his 1972 Ford Ranger...
  • U.S. steps up drone strikes against militants in Yemen

    WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a video in which Al Qaeda leaders taunted the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes in Yemen that marked an escalation in the Obama administration's shadow war against the terrorist network's most...
  • Traffic: All traffic closed on U.S. 40 in Rosedale

    Traffic: All traffic closed on U.S. 40 in Rosedale
    A single vehicle crash on U.S. 40 in Rosedale has shut down all traffic between Berk Avenue and Todds Lane for more than two hours on Tuesday since first reported by the state Department of Transportation at 6:41 a.m. DOT also reported that all...
  • 1st distress call from stricken ferry was from child

    1st distress call from stricken ferry was from child
    The first distress call from a sinking South Korean ferry was made by a boy with a shaking voice, three minutes after the vessel made its fateful last turn. He called the emergency 119 number which put him through to the fire service, which in turn...
  • Bicyclist dies after being hit by van in Roselle

    Bicyclist dies after being hit by van in Roselle
    A 47-year-old bicyclist died after being hit by a van in west suburban Roselle this morning, officials said. The accident happened about 6:09 a.m. at Roselle Road and Rosemont Avenue, according to Roselle Police Sgt. John Lawson. The driver of a 2004...
  • CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents

    CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents
    The CTA is hoping that a new deterrent will hit home with graffiti taggers who are thinking about leaving their mark on transit property. The agency is taking vandalism and graffiti defendants — or in the case of minors, their parents or legal...
  • Ravens strength coach pleased with progress of Rice, Osemele, turnout for offseason program

    Ravens strength coach pleased with progress of Rice, Osemele, turnout for offseason program
    Ravens running back Ray Rice has made major progress since the end of a season in which he struggled with hip and quadriceps injuries and played at the heaviest weight of his career. Rice weighed roughly 225 pounds by the end of last season, when he...
  • 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...