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  • Woman apparently killed by Buena Park police car identified

    A pedestrian killed this weekend when she was apparently struck by a Buena Park police car was identified Sunday by Orange County coroner's officials. Katherine Tinnell, 33, was hit shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Orangethorpe...
  • Police intensify search for hit-and-run drivers

    Police intensify search for hit-and-run drivers
    A police investigation into the identities of two hit-and-run drivers intensified Friday as the victims — three Glendale women — battled for their lives after they were struck down on city streets this week. Glendale police investigators...
  • Air Force coach Seremet's wife killed in car accident

    Air Force coach Seremet's wife killed in car accident
    Sonia Seremet, the wife of Air Force men's lacrosse coach Eric Seremet, was killed in a car accident in Colorado on Sunday, multiple outlets reported. The 37-year-old was ejected from the car, driven by her husband, after it swerved off a road and...
  • Ontario motorcycle cop in 'serious condition' after big rig wreck

    Ontario motorcycle cop in 'serious condition' after big rig wreck
    A police motorcycle officer was severely injured Tuesday morning when he collided with a big rig in an industrial area north of the 60 Freeway in Ontario. Police closed Archibald Avenue between the 60 and Philadelphia Street indefinitely while officials...
  • Deputies: Drunken woman crashed hubby's SUV after feud over drinking

    Deputies: Drunken woman crashed hubby's SUV after feud over drinking
    Taking the keys away from a drunk apparently doesn't do much good if the impaired person is all keyed up and ready to wreak havoc. Teresa Roxana Weeks's hubby was upset that she was drunk and the couple began to feud, prompting a call to deputies, who...
  • Traffic: All lanes open on BW Parkway, following fatal accident

    Traffic: All lanes open on BW Parkway, following fatal accident
    The investigation into an accident that killed a pedestrian along the Baltimore Washington Parkway in Anne Arundel County closed the roadway in both directions for hours on Wednesday morning, though all lanes have since reopened. The accident that took...
  • 8 hurt in CTA bus crash in the Loop

    8 hurt in CTA bus crash in the Loop
    Eight people were sent to hospitals after a CTA bus was cut off and nearly crashed in the Loop this morning, officials said. The accident happened around 8:40 a.m. at Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive, police said. None of the injuries was considered...
  • Video: Police release surveillance footage of hit-and-run scene

    Video: Police release surveillance footage of hit-and-run scene
    This story has been updated with additional information. Glendale police on Wednesday released surveillance video footage that showed a white utility van fleeing the scene after striking and severely injuring a 75-year-old woman last week. The...
  • Online safety pledge takes root after deadly car crash

    After five of her best friends died in a car wreck, Vanessa Lanza made a pledge. She'd never allow herself, or others, to drink and drive. As of Tuesday, nearly 600 people had joined Lanza's online vow, in which she asked friends, classmates,...
  • Plane crashes in mountains northeast of San Diego, killing 2 people

    Plane crashes in mountains northeast of San Diego, killing 2 people
    Two people were killed overnight in a small plane crash in the mountains northeast of San Diego, authorities said Thursday. The single-engine craft had left Palm Springs en route to San Diego and was lost on radar shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday,...
  • University of Illinois student killed by truck remembered as 'amazing young lady'

    University of Illinois student killed by truck remembered as 'amazing young lady'
    As a girl growing up in Bridgeport, Mimi Liu played the piano so beautifully that a neighbor remembers stopping whatever she was doing to listen. "She'd start playing the piano, and I could hear the scales," Becky Sipple said, holding back tears. "It...