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Transportation Disasters

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  • Pedestrian is fatally struck by pickup truck in Fullerton

    Fullerton police said Sunday they are continuing to investigate the death of a pedestrian who was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck while crossing a street. The incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of East Valencia Drive...
  • Man dies in Mundelein-area crash

    Man dies in Mundelein-area crash
    A Mundelein man died and three other people were injured when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a car heading toward him on a Mundelein-area road Saturday afternoon, police said. Brian E. Martin, 49, of Mundelein, was pronounced dead at...
  • Last words: 'Good night Malaysian 370'

    The last words spoken by one of the pilots of the missing Malaysian Airlines airliner to the control tower were "Good night Malaysian three seven zero", Malaysia's civil aviation authority said, changing the previous account of the last message as a...
  • Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695

    Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn at Security Boulevard has closed two outer loop traffic lanes and the outer loop right shoulder at 9:07 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland...
  • '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...