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  • From Ray Rice to Donald Sterling, TMZ keeps getting very big sports stories

    From Ray Rice to Donald Sterling, TMZ keeps getting very big sports stories
    With Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice back in the news and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling all over it this week, I have to revisit this post I wrote on TMZ in February, when the Rice-allegedly-knocks-his-then-fiancee-unconscious story...
  • 1 dead when truck veers off 10 Freeway in Bloomington, hits tree

    1 dead when truck veers off 10 Freeway in Bloomington, hits tree
    One person died Friday morning when a pickup truck the person was in blew a tire on the 10 Freeway, veered off the shoulder and caught fire after crashing into a tree. The crash occurred just before 4 a.m. off the westbound 10 and Cedar Avenue in...
  • Red flag time? National Guard 'embeds' hurricane team at FPL

    Red flag time? National Guard 'embeds' hurricane team at FPL
    A team of the Florida National Guard will be embedded with the Florida Power & Light emergency teams to train for a coordinated response to hurricanes. Juno Beach-based FPL announced a new partnership with the National Guard on Friday, including the...
  • No serious impacts after Virginia oil train derailment, officials say

    Nearly a tanker's worth of crude oil may have spilled into the James River or burned off after a train derailment in Virginia this week, but authorities have not detected any serious environmental impacts.  “At this time we expect downstream...
  • Man who allegedly fled Starbucks crash with injured child is arrested

    Man who allegedly fled Starbucks crash with injured child is arrested
    A 3-year-old was recovering from injuries Friday and a 33-year-old man was under arrest after a late-night crash into a Starbucks in Newport Beach in which the driver allegedly grabbed the youngster from the wreckage and ran. Johnny Martinez was...
  • Pedestrian killed in Liberty Road crash

    Pedestrian killed in Liberty Road crash
    Baltimore County police say an 18-year-oold pedestrian was killed Thursday night in an accident in Randallstown. At 10:51 p.m., county police and fire personnel responded to Liberty and Chapman roads, and found that a pedestrian had been crossing...
  • Cement truck overturns on same street of fatal LAPD crash

    Cement truck overturns on same street of fatal LAPD crash
    A cement truck lost control Friday and overturned on the same downhill road in Beverly Hills where a dump truck in March overturned and killed a Los Angeles police officer, authorities said. About 11 a.m. the cement truck was southbound on Loma Vista...
  • Lawbreaking Bicyclists A Road Hazard

    Bicyclists who run stop signs be damned. I was driving in the Collinsville section of Canton a few weeks ago. As I waited at a stop sign, a guy in a yellow jacket breezed past me on the right, blew through a stop sign and continued north along the...
  • Arizona teen a 'serial rapist' who victimized 18 girls, sheriff says

    An 18-year-old high school student in Arizona has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting at least 10 and as many as 18 high school girls, and authorities continued to plead Friday for any additional victims to come forward. Tyler Kost was...
  • City, politicians discuss Doran crossing

    Glendale city officials are working behind-the-scenes to get state, local and federal politicians to back a proposal to close one of the most dangerous railroad crossings in the San Fernando Road corridor and build two bridges over the Los Angeles River...
  • Gregg Allman sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'

    Further clouding efforts to revive production of the movie "Midnight Rider," Gregg Allman now says the movie's producers don't have the right to tell his story. The rock and blues singer, and a founder member of Allman Brothers Band, has filed a lawsuit...