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  • Focus in CTA crash falls on operator fatigue, braking system

    Focus in CTA crash falls on operator fatigue, braking system
    Federal investigators will focus on whether a CTA train operator fell asleep at the controls and if an automatic braking system was working properly as they seek to pinpoint the cause of a spectacular crash Monday that left a Blue Line car perched atop an...
  • 12-year-old girl struck by car in Annapolis crosswalk

    12-year-old girl struck by car in Annapolis crosswalk
    A 12-year-old girl was in stable condition after being struck by a car in Annapolis on Monday afternoon, police said. The girl was crossing in a marked crosswalk at Hilltop Lane and Farragut Court at 3:15 p.m. when a passing car swerved onto the...
  • CinemaCon 2014: Angelina Jolie previews long-awaited 'Unbroken'

    CinemaCon 2014: Angelina Jolie previews long-awaited 'Unbroken'
    LAS VEGAS — At CinemaCon, most movie studios trot out a slew of their most recognizable actors and filmmakers. But when Angelina Jolie is in town, there’s really no need to bring any other star on stage. That was the message Universal...
  • Paul Walker death: New report blames 93-mph speed in fiery crash

    The high-performance Porsche that "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker was riding in was traveling up to 93 mph when it crashed and burst into flames, killing him and the driver, an L.A. County Sheriff's investigation found. The rate of speed was...
  • Report on Paul Walker crash blames speed, old tires

    Report on Paul Walker crash blames speed, old tires
    The fiery car accident last year that killed "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker was caused by excessive speed and not a mechanical failure, the Los Angeles County Sheriff said on Tuesday, concluding its almost four-month investigation. The high-...
  • New report blames speed, old tires in deaths of Paul Walker, Roger Rodas

    New report blames speed, old tires in deaths of Paul Walker, Roger Rodas
    An L.A. County Sheriff's investigation found the high-performance Porsche that "Fast & Furious" actor and Glendale native Paul Walker was riding in was traveling up to 93 mph when it crashed and burst into flames, killing him and the driver, Roger Rodas,...
  • Missing Plane's Scary Flight Into Darkness

    Missing Plane's Scary Flight Into Darkness
    What is so captivating about the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370? For more than two weeks, international audiences followed minute-by-minute accounts of the search for the missing flight, and only this week were authorities...
  • Paul Walker crash caused by 'unsafe speed,' authorities say

    The high-performance Porsche that "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker was riding in may have been traveling in excess of  93 mph, too fast for a curvy road in a Santa Clarita business park when it crashed and burst into flames, killing him and the driver....
  • First lawsuits filed in CTA Blue Line derailment

    First lawsuits filed in CTA Blue Line derailment
    Lawsuits against the CTA emerged Tuesday over the Blue Line train derailment a day earlier at the O’Hare International Airport stop that injured more than 30 people. Airport newsstand employee Niakesha Thomas, 23, and Dalila Jefferson, a 23-year-...
  • 'Unsafe speed' cited in probe of crash that killed actor Paul Walker

    The high-performance Porsche that "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker was riding in may have been traveling more than 93 mph, too fast for the curvy road in a Santa Clarita business park where it crashed and burst into flames, killing him and the driver,...
  • Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather

    Aircraft searches for a Malaysia jetliner presumed crashed in the southern Indian Ocean have been called off for Thursday due to bad weather, a U.S. Navy officer told Reuters. "The forecast in the area was calling for severe icing, severe turbulence...