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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...
  • Bicyclist dies from injuries 9 months after crash

    A 74-year-old bicyclist who had gotten into a crash with a car in Schuylkill County last spring has died. Ralph Werner of Allentown was pronounced dead at 2:15 a.m. Saturday at Liberty Nursing Home in Allentown, according to the Lehigh County Coroner's...
  • Study: Many Parents Too Quick to Turn Car Seat Around

     
    According to the Centers for Disease Control, car crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for kids, but many of these catastrophes can be prevented with the proper use of child safety seats. The CDC reports that car......
  • Motorcycle driver, passenger killed in North Lauderdale crash

    Motorcycle driver, passenger killed in North Lauderdale crash
    A motorcycle driver and his passenger were killed Saturday night when their motorcycle jumped a curb and hit a guardrail in North Lauderdale, ejecting both of them. The crash happened shortly before 11 p.m. along the 6100 block of West McNab Road,...
  • Driver sentenced in crash that killed 17-year-old cousin

    Driver sentenced in crash that killed 17-year-old cousin
    As his aunt's sobs echoed through the courtroom, James Jose Ramirez was handcuffed and led away to begin serving a jail sentence for killing his 17-year-old cousin in a high-speed crash. "This was an accident," Linda Oquendo told Lehigh County Judge...
  • Man fatally hit by unmarked police car on unlit street

    Man fatally hit by unmarked police car on unlit street
    Chicago police are investigating a crash in which an unmarked police car struck and killed a man on a darkened South Chicago street about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday. Several area residents complained about the frequent lack of street lighting in their...
  • 2 men killed in Irvine freeway crash

    Two men were killed when the van they were in careened off an Irvine freeway Monday night, according to authorities. The 2000 Ford Econoline was traveling at least 65 mph on the ramp from the southbound 133 Freeway to the northbound 5 Freeway when the...
  • Baltimore bishop got evaluations after DUI incident

    Baltimore bishop got evaluations after DUI incident
    Before being elevated to a position as a high-ranking bishop, Heather Elizabeth Cook was subjected to an extensive background check and psychological investigation regarding a 2010 drunken-driving incident, the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland said Tuesday....
  • Driver in fatal Roland Park bicycle crash was bishop, Episcopal Diocese says

    Driver in fatal Roland Park bicycle crash was bishop, Episcopal Diocese says
    The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland on Sunday identified the driver in a fatal bicycle crash Saturday in North Roland Park as its second-ranking official, Bishop Suffragan Heather Elizabeth Cook. Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton sent an email Sunday to...