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  • One dead as small plane crashes in street near Van Nuys Airport

    One dead as small plane crashes in street near Van Nuys Airport
    A 40-year-old man was killed Friday afternoon when a small plane crashed in a busy commercial intersection near Van Nuys Airport and a local hospital, fire officials said. The single-engine Lancair crashed about 1:14 p.m. under unknown circumstances...
  • Motorcyclist severely injured in Costa Mesa collision

    Motorcyclist severely injured in Costa Mesa collision
    A motorcyclist was severely injured and his female passenger also was hurt when their bike slammed into the side of a car in Costa Mesa late Thursday morning, according to police. The pair was headed east on Baker Street when a gray sedan turned left in...
  • Man dies of motorcycle crash injuries

    A Huntington Beach motorcyclist died Friday morning from injuries he suffered earlier this week in a crash in Costa Mesa, according to authorities. David Christmas, 23, was headed east on Baker Street near Bear Street around 10:30 a.m. Thursday when...
  • First up for Mosby: handling Palermo death

    First up for Mosby: handling Palermo death
    New State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby comes into office with a major decision looming: how to handle the death of Thomas Palermo, the prominent local cyclist who died in a collision with a car driven by an Episcopal bishop two days after Christmas....
  • Loyola student dies in Colorado crash

    Loyola student dies in Colorado crash
    A Loyola University resident assistant and biology major was killed in a car accident Friday in Colorado, the university reported. Colleen Zirkle, a junior who was also majoring in chemistry, died after she was driving from Kansas to Colorado with her...
  • Two school bus crashes in two days kill three people

    Two school buses collided Tuesday morning in Rochester, N.Y., the second of two deadly school bus crashes in the U.S. in as many days. A Monroe Transportation school bus was southbound with eight students on board when it sideswiped a northbound First...
  • Mom, 3 kids and family friend killed in Kansas City crash

    Investigators are trying to determine why a woman's car stopped on a Kansas City interstate, leading to an accident that killed her, three of her young children and a family friend. The car stopped in a far right-hand lane of the interstate Saturday...
  • 2 dead, a dozen injured in North Dakota train-bus crash

    2 dead, a dozen injured in North Dakota train-bus crash
    A school bus failed to yield to railroad crossing and stop signs and collided with an empty freight train Monday in North Dakota, killing the bus driver and a 17-year-old student and injuring 12 other people, the Highway Patrol said. The accident...
  • More than 20 hurt in tour bus crash in rural Arizona

    More than 20 hurt in tour bus crash in rural Arizona
    A tour bus flipped onto its side Thursday while on an agricultural sightseeing trip near the Arizona-Mexico border, injuring more than 20 people. Yuma County Sheriff's Office spokesman Alfonso Zavala said the bus had been on a dirt road near a field...
  • Maryland bishop responsible in fatal hit-and-run

    Maryland bishop responsible in fatal hit-and-run
    The first female bishop at the Episcopal Church of Maryland was the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Baltimore, a diocese spokeswoman said Monday. Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook, who's in the diocese's No. 2 spot, was driving...
  • Truck hits bicyclist in Delray

    Truck hits bicyclist in Delray
    A bicyclist was injured when he was hit by a truck Tuesday, according to Delray Beach police. The crash happened near Lowson Boulevard and South Congress Avenue. The man riding the bike, who has not been identified, was taken to Delray Medical Center...