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  • Westminster woman, 82, dies in car crash in Marriottsville

    Westminster woman, 82, dies in car crash in Marriottsville
    An 82-year-old Westminster woman was killed in a car crash in Marriottsville Thursday evening when her car veered off the road and struck a tree, Howard County police said. Doris Lee Johnson, of the 2200 block of Bluebird Dr., had a "serious medical...
  • Parolee convicted of killing one, injuring two during police chase

    Parolee convicted of killing one, injuring two during police chase
    An Orange County jury Thursday found a Riverside County parolee guilty of second-degree murder for his role in a car crash that killed one and injured two in Anaheim in 2009. Oscar Javier de la Torre Villalobos, 27, faces a maximum sentence of 21...
  • 4 hurt in River North crash

    4 hurt in River North crash
    Four people were hurt Thursday night when a conversion van ran a red light and started a chain-reaction traffic crash, authorities said. Police said a 1992 Chevrolet conversion van disobeyed the traffic signal as it traveled southbound on Clark about...
  • Traffic: Southbound traffic closed on I-895

    Traffic: Southbound traffic closed on I-895
    All southbound traffic on Interstate 895 in Baltimore City at the Harbor Tunnel has been closed due to an incident at 9:09 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision in Baltimore City on Interstate 95...
  • Oscars 2014 : Sarah Jones ('Midnight Rider') unlikely for tribute segment

    Oscars 2014 : Sarah Jones ('Midnight Rider') unlikely for tribute segment
    A petition to include Sarah Jones, the camera assistant killed on a film set in Georgia last week, in the Oscars "in memoriam" tribute has so far failed to sway the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Two sources close to the academy said Jones...
  • Semi-truck collision on Foothill (210) Freeway shuts down Lowell Ave. offramp

    The offramp on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway at Lowell Avenue was closed Friday morning after a collision involving a jack-knifed semi-truck and three vehicles, according to Officer Tony Polizzi with the California Highway Patrol. The incident...
  • Crash victim killed near site of twin sister's 1996 death

    Crash victim killed near site of twin sister's 1996 death
    A 29-year-old Dyer, Ind., woman killed in a car-truck collision Thursday in Crete was the twin sister of a girl killed by a hit-and-run driver approximately 500 yards away in 1996, a family member said today. Sarah Sanaghan was killed around 5:40 a.m....
  • Hit-and-run-may bring changes

    Hit-and-run-may bring changes
    Years ago, Burville Road was a quiet country road traveled mostly by farmers and a few slow-moving cows. But as a suburb sprawled around it and as tractors gave way to trucks and cars, the bucolic road has become a heavily used shortcut for speeding...
  • Pedestrian, 27, struck and killed crossing Pulaski Highway

    Pedestrian, 27, struck and killed crossing Pulaski Highway
    A 27-year-old Dundalk man died Friday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle as he crossed Pulaski Highway on foot, police said. Paul Robert Mack, of the 6800 block of Broening Road, was not in a crosswalk when he was hit by a 2007 Honda Accord...
  • Women's workplace struggles could someday be her dissertation

    Women's workplace struggles could someday be her dissertation
    Cathy Youngblood leaves home at 5 a.m., walks a mile in the dark and catches a Blue Line train at the Watts station. She transfers to the Red Line downtown, then boards a bus at Sunset and Vermont and gets to West Hollywood at 6:45, ready for her job as a...
  • Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale

    Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale
    Despite a heavy downpour that saw some parts of the Foothills receive more than two inches of rain, Glendale weathered the second storm system of the week with mostly minor incidents and inconveniences. According to the National Weather Service, the wet...