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  • Two die as small plane crashes in Fresno frontyard

    A single-engine Cessna airplane crashed Thursday evening in the frontyard of a Fresno home, killing two people on board including a young boy, authorities said. Fresno Fire Department spokesman Koby Johns told the Associated Press that the plane hit a...
  • Five injured, three critically, in Woodland Hills car crash

    Five injured, three critically, in Woodland Hills car crash
    Los Angeles firefighters and paramedics responded to an intersection in Woodland Hills on Thursday night after a three-car crash left five people injured, three of them critically. Katherine Main of the Los Angeles City Fire Department said the crash...
  • Officials: Dad was drunk and had pot in system in crash that killed daughter, 8

    Officials: Dad was drunk and had pot in system in crash that killed daughter, 8
    A man was ordered held in lieu of $350,000 bail after being charged with drunk driving in a Christmas Eve crash that killed his 8-year-old daughter, police said. Jeffery Smith, 26, of the 5600 block of South Wolcott Avenue, was charged with a felony...
  • One suspect caught, second sought in hit-and-runs

    One suspect caught, second sought in hit-and-runs
    A man in his 20s was in critical condition after being struck by a hit-and-run driver early Friday morning in Pacific Palisades, police said. Authorities were called around 3:05 a.m. after a man was found “on the side of the street next to the...
  • Police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

    Huntington Beach police are looking for a hit-and-run driver they believe was involved in an early-morning crash that killed a pedestrian from Costa Mesa. The Orange County coroner's office identified the victim as 28-year-old Matthew Aguilar....
  • Man killed in single-vehicle crash in Manhattan

    Man killed in single-vehicle crash in Manhattan
    A 31-year-old man was killed today after he was ejected from his SUV in an early morning rollover crash in southwest suburban Manhattan, Illinois State Police said. The crash happened shortly after 3 a.m. near Route 52 and Cedar Road when the man's 2003...
  • Top stories of 2013: Political shifts topped Burbank headlines

    Top stories of 2013: Political shifts topped Burbank headlines
    Burbank marked a busy, busy year in 2013. The City Council welcomed a new member and ushered out a five-term councilman. Many of the top positions in city government — police chief, fire chief and city manager — were either hired or had...
  • Aurora man killed in Oswego crash

    Aurora man killed in Oswego crash
    An Aurora man was killed Friday night in a two-vehicle crash in Oswego, police said today. The crash happened at 6:37 p.m. on Route 30, east of Fifth Street, Oswego police said in a statement. One vehicle was traveling eastbound on Route 30 when it...
  • Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013

    Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013
    The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...
  • Suspected drunk driver crashes into home, killing resident

    Suspected drunk driver crashes into home, killing resident
    A suspected drunk driver crashed into a Mission Viejo home early Sunday, killing a resident who was apparently sleeping in his bed at the time, authorities said. Deputies were dispatched to the scene of the crash in the 26000 block of Pacato Drive...
  • Man accused of fatally crashing car into house had prior DUI arrests

    Man accused of fatally crashing car into house had prior DUI arrests
    A motorist arrested Sunday and accused of driving his car into a Mission Viejo house, killing a resident, had a suspended license and a history of driving under the influence, authorities said. Kourosh Keshmiri, 27, of Mission Viejo crashed a late-model...