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Transportation Disasters

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  • 7.8 Chile quake aftershock: No impact expected in California

    Officials don't expect any damaging tsunamis in California or the West Coast from Wednesday evening's huge aftershocks from the 8.2 Chile earthquake. A 7.8 aftershock was reported Wednesday, and there were no immediate reports of additional casualties....
  • Chile earthquake: No tsunami threat to California, officials say

    Chile earthquake: No tsunami threat to California, officials say
    A 7.8-magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday evening off the northern coast of Chile, but the temblor did not pose a tsunami threat to California or other areas along the U.S. Pacific Coast, officials said. Officials said the quake was an...
  • Lakers lose their 50th game of the season, 107-102, to Sacramento

    Lakers lose their 50th game of the season, 107-102, to Sacramento
    SACRAMENTO — Pau Gasol's vertigo came back with a vengeance and Chris Kaman's right calf wouldn't cooperate. It was almost time for assistant coaches Kurt Rambis and Mark Madsen to suit up for the Lakers. "Only if they let me wear the short...
  • Traffic: Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk closed

    Traffic: Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk closed
    All northbound lanes on Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk are closed at North Point Road due to a two-vehicle accident with injury at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A three-vehicle collision in White Marsh on...
  • Train traffic disrupted as Amtrak train pulls down power lines near Bowie

    Train traffic disrupted as Amtrak train pulls down power lines near Bowie
    An Amtrak train tore down overhead catenary power lines in an accident near Bowie on Thursday morning, disrupting rail traffic in the area and the commutes of many MARC and Amtrak riders, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. Craig Schulz, an...
  • Woman struck, critically injured by pickup truck

    A Huntington Beach woman remains in critical condition after she was struck by a pickup truck Wednesday night, according to authorities. Police found the 50-year-old woman around 7:40 p.m. lying in the road near the intersection of Beach Boulevard and...
  • Maker of GPS device sued in yacht race crash that left 4 sailors dead

    Relatives of one of the sailors killed when their boat ran aground during the annual Newport-to-Ensenada yacht race have filed suit against the manufacturer and distributor of the GPS device that was installed in the vessel. Four men were killed in...
  • Woman killed in Chicago Ridge crash

    Woman killed in Chicago Ridge crash
    A 52-year-old woman died Thursday afternoon in a single-car crash in Chicago Ridge. She was southbound on Ridgeland Avenue near 106th Street when her vehicle hit a tree on the west side of Ridgeland, according to a statement released by police in the...
  • FDA approves 'rescue pen' aimed at curbing painkiller deaths

    Federal officials said Thursday they hoped a new "rescue pen" would help reduce the death toll from overdoses involving prescription painkillers. The Food and Drug Administration approved the sale, by prescription, of the prefilled auto-injector of...
  • Woman hit, killed by car in Santa Ana accident identified

    A woman who died after being hit by a car while crossing a street in Santa Ana on Thursday night has been identified, police said. Maria Vancinijavier, 51, was struck in the 1600 block of West 1st Street around 8:15 p.m. by the driver of a 2001 Volvo,...
  • Failed hijacking theory examined in Flight 370 disappearance

    U.S. law enforcement officials began their own fresh background checks on the passengers and crew of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, looking for clues to what some believe could have been a failed hijacking attempt. Thus far they have turned up no...