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  • Suspect in fatal LAPD crash charged with murder

    Investigators believe the man who is accused in a weekend hit-and-run crash that killed a Los Angeles police officer and injured another knew the driver of the vehicle that police were trailing when the collision occurred, sources told The Times....
  • Traffic: Collision with injury in South Gate

    Traffic: Collision with injury in South Gate
    A three-vehicle collision with injury on Interstate 97 North in South Gate at the MD 100 exit has closed a northbound right off-ramp at 8:39 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork on MD 372 West in...
  • Police ID driver killed when truck went off bridge on I-95

    Police ID driver killed when truck went off bridge on I-95
    Maryland State Police on Thursday identified the driver who was killed Monday in a late-morning crash on Interstate 95 in the Patapsco River Bridge area, when the vehicle went over a bridge embankment, landed in a park and caught fire. Police CRASH team...
  • LAPD Chief Beck: Driver 'intentionally' used SUV to ram, kill officer

    LAPD Chief Beck: Driver 'intentionally' used SUV to ram, kill officer
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday said a 20-year-old man "intentionally committed homicide" when he rammed his SUV into a squad car, killing one officer and injuring another. Appearing with Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey...
  • Motorcyclist killed in collision with deer in San Diego County

    Motorcyclist killed in collision with deer in San Diego County
    A motorcycle rider was killed early Thursday in a collision with a deer in southern San Diego County, the California Highway Patrol said. A 45-year-old man from Potrero was riding a 2007 Harley Davidson along State Route 94 near Tecate when the incident...
  • Video of hit-and-run released as victim's father pleads for help

    Video of hit-and-run released as victim's father pleads for help
    Police released graphic surveillance video Thursday showing the moment a truck driver struck and dragged a 24-year-old autistic man 100 feet before fleeing a Stanton neighborhood. Jeff Bell was on his way to work April 23 and was crossing the...
  • SUV driver didn't brake before killing LAPD officer, sources say

    SUV driver didn't brake before killing LAPD officer, sources say
    It was 3:45 a.m. Saturday and two LAPD officers were in pursuit of a Camaro speeding down Anaheim Street in Harbor City. The chase wasn't broadcast live on TV, but it was recorded by an LAPD camera mounted inside the patrol car as well as by...
  • Fatal crash was no accident, LAPD investigators say

    Fatal crash was no accident, LAPD investigators say
    It was 3:45 a.m. Saturday and two LAPD officers were in pursuit of a Camaro speeding down Anaheim Street in Harbor City. This chase wasn't broadcast live on TV, but it was recorded by an LAPD camera inside the patrol car as well as by surveillance...
  • Manny Gamburyan's only option is winning versus Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night

    Manny Gamburyan's only option is winning versus Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night
    Manny Gamburyan finds no solace in a no-contest. When last Gamburyan fought, he was on the wrong end of a unanimous decision against seventh-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight Denis Siver. However, the December bout was overturned and...
  • 15 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago

    15 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago
    At least 15 people, including a 16-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across Chicago Thursday afternoon through Friday morning, according to authorities. Eight of the victims were shot in the Calumet police district on the Far South Side and...
  • Man on motorcycle killed in accident with Metro bus

    Man on motorcycle killed in accident with Metro bus
    A man on a motorcyle was killed Thursday night in a fiery accident with a Metro bus in Chatsworth. The motorcycle slammed into the front of the bus in the 21000 block of Nordhoff Street and struck a pole and caught fire, Los Angeles Fire Department...