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  • Alcohol not a factor in fatal crash involving Salma Hayek's brother

    Alcohol not a factor in fatal crash involving Salma Hayek's brother
    Excessive speed and the winding road may be factors in the fatal crash involving Salma Hayek's brother, Los Angeles police said. Sami Hayek was driving a Ford GT supercar in Beverly Crest on Sunday afternoon when he lost control on a curvy stretch of...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 170 in Linthicum

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 170 in Linthicum
    All lanes have been reopened in MD 170 at Andover Road in Linthicum on Wednesday morning after the clearing of an accident with injury that had shut down the roadway in both directions, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-...
  • Fatal accidents on 210, 405 freeways snarl early morning commute

    Fatal accidents on 210, 405 freeways snarl early morning commute
    Fatalities on two Los Angeles-area freeways early Wednesday stalled morning traffic as authorities investigated two deaths. The first occurred about 3 a.m. on the westbound 210 Freeway in Pasadena at Windsor Avenue when a body was discovered in the...
  • Motorcyclist dies in second bike fatality in a week

    A motorcyclist died Tuesday after colliding with another vehicle in Fountain Valley, according to authorities. It is the second traffic fatality involving a motorcycle within five days. David Pascarella, 45, of Irvine, was found unresponsive about 4:...
  • Odenton airman honored for bravery in Afghanistan

    Odenton airman honored for bravery in Afghanistan
    When Airman Steven Doty was the first to rush to the scene of a downed helicopter in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan, he didn't consider the possibility that he might have been putting his own life in jeopardy. On May 3, 2010, a Russian aircraft...
  • Autopsy: Passenger in car of Salma Hayek's brother died from impact

    Autopsy: Passenger in car of Salma Hayek's brother died from impact
    The autopsy for a Grammy-award winning art director killed when a car driven by Salma Hayek’s brother crashed found that the passenger died from the impact of the collision. Ian Cuttler Sala, 43, of New York died of multiple traumatic injuries...
  • Chicago man, 85, dies after Park Ridge crash

    Chicago man, 85, dies after Park Ridge crash
    An 85-year-old Chicago man died one day after being hit by a car while walking through a parking lot in Park Ridge, police said. George J. Gessner was pronounced dead about 3:40 p.m. on Feb. 23, according to Park Ridge police. He had been walking through...
  • Police Files

    Costa Mesa Harbor Boulevard: Petty theft of a bike between 5:30 and 6:20 p.m. Tuesday was reported in the 1800 block. Fair Drive: Rape was reported in the 100 block at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday. Towne Street: Auto theft between 9:30 and 11 p.m. Tuesday was...
  • Traffic: Crash on MD 175 in Fort Meade

    Traffic: Crash on MD 175 in Fort Meade
    A single-vehicle crash on MD 175 in Fort Meade at MD 32 (Savage Road) has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound shoulder at 8:56 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A disabled vehicle on Interstate...
  • Police seeking information on fatal hit-and-run

    Police seeking information on fatal hit-and-run
    Police are asking the public for help as they search for the driver of a car that fatally struck and dragged a pedestrian last month in the South Austin neighborhood. The hit-and-run happened about 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 17 in the 300 block of South Central...
  • 3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai

    3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai
    Federal officials will investigate the crash of a twin-engine plane shortly after takeoff from Lanai Airport in Hawaii, killing three people and leaving three injured. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will...