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Transportation Disasters

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  • Canton's Thomas Perry Ignored Chance To Escape To Treat The Wounded In Vietnam

    Canton's Thomas Perry Ignored Chance To Escape To Treat The Wounded In Vietnam
    Thomas Perry was running for safety during a battle in Vietnam in 1968 when he stopped, turned around, and returned to a position being overrun by the enemy. There were wounded people there, and they they needed his help. So Perry, an Army medic who...
  • 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...
  • Self-driving cars could keep seniors in the driver's seat

    Self-driving cars could keep seniors in the driver's seat
    My Grandma Bobbie is 93 and lives on her own, in a spotless condo decorated with enviable midcentury furnishings. The daughter of a General Motors millwright, she grew up in Detroit riding the streetcar, but one of her goals was to get to the promised...
  • Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695

    Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Lochearn prior to I-795 has closed the outer loop left shoulder at 8:53 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash with injury on the outer loop of I-...
  • 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...
  • Truck in hit-and-run that killed toddler is found; witnesses sought

    Truck in hit-and-run that killed toddler is found; witnesses sought
    San Bernardino police say they’ve found the truck that struck and killed a 2-year-old girl earlier this month, and hope the break in the case will help track down its driver, who fled the scene. Asianae Thomas died from her injuries May 7 at...
  • LAPD officer funeral today closes streets in downtown L.A.

    LAPD officer funeral today closes streets in downtown L.A.
    Commuters could face some traffic delays in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday morning as streets close for the funeral of an LAPD officer killed in a Harbor City crash. Streets surrounding the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels were closed around 6 a....
  • 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...
  • NBC presents 2014-15 fall schedule, new shows

    NBC presents 2014-15 fall schedule, new shows
    NBC presented its 2014-15 prime-time lineup Sunday, introducing three new comedies and three new dramas. The fall schedule also moves crime drama "The Blacklist" to Thursday nights in February. In total, NBC picked up five new dramas, seven new comedies,...
  • Pair gets jail for stealing luggage amid chaos of Asiana jet crash

    A couple who stole stranded luggage from passengers diverted away from San Francisco International Airport last year because of the Asiana Airlines crash have been sentenced to jail. Sean Sharif Crudup, 44, and Raychas Elizabeth Thomas, 32 -- both...