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  • Teen dies after off-roading crash near Borrego Springs

    Teen dies after off-roading crash near Borrego Springs
    A Newport Beach teenager died this past weekend, hours after being injured in an off-roading motorcycle crash in Riverside County. Alex Chisholm, 17, was riding alone about 4 p.m. Sunday at the Ocotillo Wells State Vehicle Recreation Area near Borrego...
  • Son of federal judge killed in Pacific Palisades hit-and-run

    Los Angeles police are investigating a hit-and-run in Pacific Palisades that killed a young film director whose father and grandfather are federal court judges. David Pregerson, 23, was hit by an unknown driver Dec. 27 about 3 a.m. on Chautauqua...
  • North Dakota blast prompts review of oil train safety

    A federal safety alert Thursday warned that crude oil flowing out of new fields in North Dakota may be more flammable than expected, a caution that comes several days after a train carrying about 3.5 million gallons of the same oil crashed in the state...
  • Paul Walker coroner report: Porsche traveling more than 100 MPH

    Paul Walker coroner report: Porsche traveling more than 100 MPH
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - No drugs or alcohol were found in the bodies of "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas after the fiery car crash that killed them in November, a coroner's report released on Friday said. Both Walker, 40,...
  • Paul Walker autopsy: Porsche traveling 100 mph, nearly split in half

    “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker and his friend were traveling at more than 100 mph when the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT in which they were riding crashed, killing them both, according to a Los Angeles County coroner’s report released...
  • Burbank police report DUI arrests up, crashes down

    The number of alcohol- and drug-related car crashes dropped in 2013 when compared to the previous year, while the number of arrests made for driving under the influence spiked, police reported this week. In 2013, there were 557 drunk or drugged driving...
  • Paul Walker crash detailed in coroner's report

    "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend were traveling at more than 100 mph when the Porsche they were in crashed, killing them both, according to a coroner's report released Friday that offers the first detailed account of the Santa Clarita...
  • Woman killed in hit-and-run accident in Baltimore

    Woman killed in hit-and-run accident in Baltimore
    A woman was killed Friday night in a hit-and-run accident in the Pulaski industrial area. The woman, a pedestrian, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was struck by a truck at around 7:30 p.m. near Pulaski Highway and 62nd street, according to...
  • Fired cop's 'unexplainable, independent actions' led to DeLand man's death, police say

    Fired cop's 'unexplainable, independent actions' led to DeLand man's death, police say
    The DeLand Police Department is standing by its decision to fire the rookie cop who stuck and killed a fleeing suspect with his patrol car last year, the findings in a recently released administrative review show. In the five-page review,...
  • Three injured as plane lands on New York expressway

    Three people suffered minor injuries after a small plane made an emergency landing on a New York City expressway Saturday afternoon, emergency officials said. The plane, a Piper Cherokee Aircraft, had departed from Danbury, Conn., to go on a tour of the...
  • Engine failure forced plane into water near Catalina Island

    Engine failure forced a single-engine plane into the water near Santa Catalina Island on Saturday afternoon, but the two people on board were unharmed and rescued by a nearby boat, authorities said. The plane went down about 1:15 p.m. about six miles...