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  • Plane crashes into used-car lot in Pacoima; 2 injured

    Plane crashes into used-car lot in Pacoima; 2 injured
    Two people were injured Sunday afternoon when their small plane missed a landing at Whiteman Airport in Pacoima, struck a building and crashed into a nearby used-car lot, officials said. The single-engine Cessna 172 was trying to land at the airport...
  • Victim of fatal PCH hit-and-run is identified

    Victim of fatal PCH hit-and-run is identified
    Authorities have identified a pedestrian who died after being struck by two cars Saturday on Pacific Coast Highway near Huntington State Beach. The victim was Matthew Aguilar, 28, of Costa Mesa, according to the Orange County coroner’s office....
  • Community pushes for stoplight at intersection where teen was killed

    Yaneth Palencia wrote a petition to the city's transportation department in 2005, urging officials to install a traffic signal or stop sign at the crosswalk near Normandie Avenue and 42nd Street in her neighborhood, south of downtown. "We note that cars...
  • Man dies in 2-vehicle crash near Lemont

    Man dies in 2-vehicle crash near Lemont
    A 48-year-old Lemont man died in a two-vehicle crash near the southwest suburban village this morning. About 6:20 a.m., the man was passing cars on the right shoulder of Archer Avenue near Parker Road when he lost control of his blue Toyota, said Sophia...
  • State loses FAA drone testing competition, still expects research role

    State loses FAA drone testing competition, still expects research role
    Maryland has lost its bid to be a Federal Aviation Administration test site for drones, but officials still expect the state to be involved in federal research into how the unmanned aircraft may safely be flown in U.S. airspace. Virginia was one of six...
  • 818 Roundup: Plane crash in Pacoima, runaway horse in Burbank, and a pricy home in La Cañada

    818 Roundup: Plane crash in Pacoima, runaway horse in Burbank, and a pricy home in La Cañada
    Good morning readers! Today is Monday, Dec. 30, the penultimate day of 2013. As you wake up from that long winter's nap, check out these headlines.  The Los Angeles Police Department is asking anyone finding jewelry that made by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's...
  • Man fatally struck by two vehicles in Huntington Beach is identified

    Man fatally struck by two vehicles in Huntington Beach is identified
    Orange County coroner officials on Monday identified a 28-year-old man who was fatally struck by two vehicles in Huntington Beach. Matthew Aguilar of Costa Mesa was pronounced dead Saturday after he was struck by two vehicles in the northbound lanes...
  • Truck rolls over after crash on Brookhurst

    Two drivers received minor injuries last week after a collision caused a pickup to roll, Huntington Beach police said Monday. Witnesses told police that the man driving the truck may have run a red light about 12:30 p.m. Friday before hitting a mid-...
  • Explosive oil train collision triggers evacuation in North Dakota

    Explosive oil train collision triggers evacuation in North Dakota
    A small town in North Dakota was being partially evacuated Monday evening after a train carrying crude oil collided with another train, setting off a large fire and explosions, according to the local sheriff's department. No injuries have been reported,...
  • Man struck and killed by Metrolink train in Simi Valley

    An unidentified man was struck and killed by a Metrolink train Monday evening in Simi Valley, according to police and Metrolink officials. Police received a call about 5:15 p.m. that a pedestrian had been hit by a train traveling parallel to Cochran...
  • North Dakota community evacuated after train collision and fire

    A small community in North Dakota was evacuated Monday evening after a train carrying crude oil collided with another train, setting off a large fire and explosions, according to the local sheriff's department. No injuries have been reported, Sgt....