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  • 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....
  • Big rig crash shuts down transition between southbound I-5, I-10

    A big rig flipped over Monday night as it switched from one Los Angeles highway to another, shutting down a major transition road for more than an hour and a half, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP Officer Alex Rubio said the rig, which...
  • Many residents remain evacuated after North Dakota oil train crash

    About 65% of residents in the small town of Casselton, N.D., remained evacuated Tuesday after a train carrying crude oil collided with another train and exploded a mile west of town Monday afternoon, sending noxious smoke billowing into the air, officials...
  • Glendale pedestrian struck and killed at marked crosswalk

    A 74-year-old Glendale woman was struck by a vehicle in a marked crosswalk at Wilson Avenue and Belmont Street on Monday and died later at a hospital, police said. It was the fifth pedestrian-collision fatality in Glendale this year. The woman,...
  • Evacuation order lifted in North Dakota town after oil train crash

    After health experts determined that air quality was safe within city limits, officials in Casselton, N.D., on Tuesday afternoon lifted a voluntary evacuation order that had been issued after a collision involving a train carrying crude oil released...
  • Thursday traffic: All lanes open on MD 136

    Thursday traffic: All lanes open on MD 136
    All lanes are open on MD 136 in the Dublin area after the clearing of an early morning single vehicle crash on Thursday, Maryland State Police said. The state Department of Transportation reported at 3:07 a.m. that the single-vehicle incident shut down...
  • Woman turns herself in after fatal Rosemead hit-and-run

    Woman turns herself in after fatal Rosemead hit-and-run
    A 32-year-old woman has turned herself in to authorities after allegedly driving without her lights on and striking and killing a pedestrian in Rosemead. Qingrong Chai, who would have turned 70 on Thursday, was walking near the intersection of...