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  • Traffic: Collision with injury in Baltimore City

    A two-vehicle collision with injury in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the Keith Avenue exit has closed the northbound left shoulder at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision in...
  • Man killed in car driven by Salma Hayek's brother was Grammy winner

    Man killed in car driven by Salma Hayek's brother was Grammy winner
    The man who was killed Sunday when Salma Hayek's brother crashed his sports car in Beverly Crest was identified Tuesday as Grammy Award-winning art director Ian Cuttler Sala. Sala, 43, is from New York City and his parents arrived this week in Los...
  • Woman remains critical after fatal Fulton Ave. crash

    Woman remains critical after fatal Fulton Ave. crash
    The condition of a woman involved in a four-car crash in West Baltimore Sunday did not improve after surgery the day of the pile-up and she remains in critical condition, police said. Det. Brandon Echevarria said a two-year-old girl who was riding in the...
  • Long Beach motorcycle officer struck by semi-truck, hospitalized

    Long Beach motorcycle officer struck by semi-truck, hospitalized
    A Long Beach motorcycle officer was struck by a semi-truck Tuesday morning and immediately rushed to a nearby hospital with injuries, police said. Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell said the officer suffered fairly serious injuries in the collision...
  • Woman crashes car into tax business

    A 74-year-old Irvine woman accidentally crashed her car into a Costa Mesa business over the weekend, authorities said. Police responded to Liberty Tax, 2200 Harbor Blvd., at 2:30 p.m. Sunday after receiving reports that a car had been driven into the...
  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year's crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that it took up to five days for the airline to contact...
  • Alcohol not a factor in fatal crash involving Salma Hayek's brother

    Alcohol not a factor in fatal crash involving Salma Hayek's brother
    Excessive speed and the winding road may be factors in the fatal crash involving Salma Hayek's brother, Los Angeles police said. Sami Hayek was driving a Ford GT supercar in Beverly Crest on Sunday afternoon when he lost control on a curvy stretch of...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 170 in Linthicum

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 170 in Linthicum
    All lanes have been reopened in MD 170 at Andover Road in Linthicum on Wednesday morning after the clearing of an accident with injury that had shut down the roadway in both directions, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-...
  • Fatal accidents on 210, 405 freeways snarl early morning commute

    Fatal accidents on 210, 405 freeways snarl early morning commute
    Fatalities on two Los Angeles-area freeways early Wednesday stalled morning traffic as authorities investigated two deaths. The first occurred about 3 a.m. on the westbound 210 Freeway in Pasadena at Windsor Avenue when a body was discovered in the...
  • Motorcyclist dies in second bike fatality in a week

    A motorcyclist died Tuesday after colliding with another vehicle in Fountain Valley, according to authorities. It is the second traffic fatality involving a motorcycle within five days. David Pascarella, 45, of Irvine, was found unresponsive about 4:...
  • Odenton airman honored for bravery in Afghanistan

    Odenton airman honored for bravery in Afghanistan
    When Airman Steven Doty was the first to rush to the scene of a downed helicopter in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan, he didn't consider the possibility that he might have been putting his own life in jeopardy. On May 3, 2010, a Russian aircraft...