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  • 'The Walking Dead' season finale recap, 'A'

    'The Walking Dead' season finale recap, 'A'
    "Damn! We're in a tight spot ..." That's what Rick Grimes could have said at the conclusion of the season finale of "The Walking Dead" Sunday night, locked in a train car surrounded by malevolent characters, but he instead said: "They're screwing with...
  • Malaysia plane: Search goes on in ocean's stirred 'teacup' of garbage

    Malaysia plane: Search goes on in ocean's stirred 'teacup' of garbage
    BEIJING — The search and rescue teams working off the west coast of Australia seeking the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 discovered what oceanographers have been warning: Even the most far-flung stretches of ocean are full of garbage. For...
  • Cook judge throws out Malaysia plane suit filed by Chicago firm

    Cook judge throws out Malaysia plane suit filed by Chicago firm
    If Ribbeck Law Chartered filed the first court action in connection with the missing Malaysia Airlines jet just to get its name out there, the plan apparently worked. But the attention might not be the kind the Chicago-based law firm had envisioned....
  • 'Fast & Furious 7′ Resumes Production After Paul Walker's Death

    "Fast & Furious 7" has resumed shooting in Abu Dhabi after halting production in December following star Paul Walker's tragic death. Director James Wan posted an Instagram photo from set on Monday captioned, "First day back filming. Better and stronger."...
  • L.A. could clash with L.A. County on transit tax measures

    L.A. could clash with L.A. County on transit tax measures
    A plan for increasing the sales tax to fix Los Angeles' broken streets is on a collision course with a similar levy being pushed for regional transit projects. Two weeks ago, the top budget advisor to the Los Angeles City Council said a tax increase...
  • Authorities charge man in weekend hit-and-run

    Authorities charge man in weekend hit-and-run
    Police have charged a 34-year-old man with driving under the influence and fleeing the scene after the car he was driving struck a 50-year-old woman in the Norwood Park East neighborhood Saturday. Ciprian Tanase, of the 5200 block of West Foster Avenue,...
  • Traffic: Crashes cleared on I-95

    Traffic: Crashes cleared on I-95
    Separate crashes that shut down Interstate 95 in both directions near the Caton Avenue exit for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning have been cleared, according to state transportation departments. The Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management said...
  • Accident at Forest Drive closes intersection for more than 17 hours

    Accident at Forest Drive closes intersection for more than 17 hours
    Annapolis police say a 24-year-old Edgewater man was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident after a Ford Explorer struck an electrical pole at Forest Drive and Taylor Avenue in the city, causing the road to be closed for more than 17 hours. The...
  • Airline fatalities dropped in 2013, study says

    While crews continue to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, a global airline trade group reported a steep drop in the number of airline fatalities in 2013, compared to the previous year. The International Air Transport Assn. reported 210...
  • Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen

    Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen
    Talk about pressure! When Andrea Gielen won the national American Public Health Award last fall, she was not only honored for contributions she had made to the field but, by the award’s terms, is now expected to come up with a second act. The...
  • Metro-North Working To Get On Track To Recovery

    Metro-North Working To Get On Track To Recovery
    In a drive to make spring a turnaround season for their troubled railroad, Metro-North senior managers are stepping up the pace of safety improvements and conducting a "listening tour" to hear complaints firsthand from commuters. Staffers have spent...