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  • Student violinist injured in Northern California crash sues FedEx

    Student violinist injured in Northern California crash sues FedEx
    A student injured in a deadly bus crash last month between a FedEx truck and a charter bus carrying prospective college students to Humboldt State University has filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County. Miles Hill, 18, filed a suit Tuesday that seeks...
  • D.A. won't charge party bus owner for fatal freeway fall

    The owner of a party bus will not face felony manslaughter charges stemming from the death of a man who fell off the bus and died last year, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Thursday. The California Highway Patrol had recommended...
  • 'We are all grieving,' after latest LAPD death, Chief Charlie Beck says

    'We are all grieving,' after latest LAPD death, Chief Charlie Beck says
    When Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck arrived last weekend to the scene of a fatal collision that had taken the life of Officer Roberto Sanchez, it immediately brought back a painful memory. On Aug. 2, 1979, Beck’s partner, Officer James J....
  • SunRail delayed after train hits landscape trailer in Longwood

    SunRail delayed after train hits landscape trailer in Longwood
    The SunRail commuter line hit a snag Wednesday when one of its trains hit a utility trailer near the Longwood station, causing delays for the new service. No one was hurt in the crash, which happened about 5:30 p.m., but there was a delay of nearly two...
  • 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...
  • A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston

    A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston
    How many times has this happened to you? You're taking out-of-town visitors around the Loop or another popular neighborhood, and they point to a building you've seen thousands of times before and ask "What's that?" You hem and haw while your credibility...
  • 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...
  • Woman was half naked on husband's lap during fatal crash

    Woman was half naked on husband's lap during fatal crash
    A Florida woman was naked from the waist down sitting on her husband's lap when he crashed their car into a canal, according to the Sun-Sentinel. The crash that killed Amanda Notebaert happened in March in Loxahatchee. The couple, both naked from the...