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  • Man dies after being struck by hit-and-run vehicle in Austin

    Man dies after being struck by hit-and-run vehicle in Austin
    A 20-year-old man died of injuries he suffered after being hit by an SUV that fled the scene while he was crossing a West Side street, officials said. Artez McBride, of the 0 to 100 block of North Long Avenue, was pronounced dead at 2:23 a.m. at...
  • Afghanistan helicopter crash kills 5 NATO troops

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Five NATO troops died Saturday in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan in the deadliest incident so far this year for the international forces, officials said. The U.S.-led NATO coalition said it was investigating the...
  • Friends, family say goodbye to bus crash victim Adrian Castro

    Friends, family say goodbye to bus crash victim Adrian Castro
    After the vigil, the remembrances, the tales of heroism recounted, what remains is the sorrow. On a blustery, bright morning in El Monte, the friends and family of Adrian Castro came together at the Church of the Nativity to say goodbye to the 19-year-...
  • Cyclist who lost part of leg highlights hit-and-runs with bike ride

    Cyclist who lost part of leg highlights hit-and-runs with bike ride
    A cyclist whose right leg was partially amputated after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver near Griffith Park last year said he has a new mission in life. Damian Kevitt was left wounded, but he remains resilient as he works to shed light on a...
  • Truck crashes into brick wall, injuring Annapolis police officer

    Truck crashes into brick wall, injuring Annapolis police officer
    An Annapolis police officer was injured late Saturday after a truck crashed into a brick wall, sending debris onto the officer's parked car, Annapolis police said. About 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Owen Frank, 28, driving a Ford F150 truck lost control of his...
  • Pedestrian struck and killed early Sunday while crossing 110 Freeway

    A person was hit by a car and killed early Sunday while crossing the 110 Freeway on foot, the California Highway Patrol reported. The collision happened around 4:30 a.m. on the southbound lanes of the highway, north of Century Boulevard. CHP...
  • Supervisorial candidates debate environmental issues

    Supervisorial candidates debate environmental issues
    Candidates seeking to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky offered competing views on how to cut carbon emissions, clean storm water, replenish local water sources and lure more Angelenos out of their cars during a wide-ranging debate...
  • Man dies following West Side stabbing

    Man dies following West Side stabbing
    A Cicero man was stabbed to death in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday, authorities said. Benito Juarez, 40, of the 2100 block of South 50th Avenue in the west suburb, was pronounced dead at 5:24 a.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the...
  • Tornadoes hit towns in Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma

    Tornadoes hit towns in Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma
    Tornadoes dashed buildings and homes in several states as one of the first serious tornado outbreaks of the season scoured the lower Midwest on Sunday. Significant damage has been reported in the towns of Mayflower, Ark.; Baxter Springs, Kan.; and...
  • Woman struck by Metro Expo Line train near downtown

    A woman was struck by a Metro Expo Line train near downtown Sunday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The accident occurred shortly after 4 p.m. on Vermont Avenue near USC, said Metro spokesman Luis Inzunza. The train...
  • At least 17 dead in year's worst tornado outbreak

    The worst tornado outbreak of the year struck several small towns across the central U.S. on Sunday, killing at least 17 people, damaging or destroying scores of homes and businesses and sparking a search effort in Arkansas that continued into the night....