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  • 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...
  • Pedestrian killed by Metro Gold Line train in South Pasadena

    Pedestrian killed by Metro Gold Line train in South Pasadena
    A man was killed Saturday by a Metro Gold Line train in South Pasadena after he did not move from the path of the oncoming train, officials said. About 4:10 p.m., a Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority train operator saw a pedestrian...
  • Police: CBS reporter charged with DUI, battery

    Police: CBS reporter charged with DUI, battery
    An investigative reporter for CBS 2 Chicago was charged with driving under the influence and endangering the lives of children after a minor accident outside a Naperville fast food restaurant early Saturday, police said. Dave Savini, whose age was not...
  • Police: DNA led to arrest in attack of girl, 15

    Police: DNA led to arrest in attack of girl, 15
    A Northwest Side man with a long history of arrests has been charged with the brutal rape of a teenage girl who remains in critical condition nearly a month after the attack, authorities said. Detectives were led to Luis Alberto Pantoja, 25, through DNA...
  • Woman dies from injuries in Woodlawn hit-and-run

    Woman dies from injuries in Woodlawn hit-and-run
    A 58-year-old woman who was struck by a car Thursday at Security Boulevard and Woodlawn Drive in Woodlawn, died Saturday afternoon at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where she had been transported for treatment. The name of the deceased...
  • Small jet crashes at Aspen, Colo., airport; casualties feared

    A small private jet crashed and burst into flames as it landed in Aspen, Colo., on Sunday, witnesses and authorities said. An Aspen-Pitkin County Airport official, speaking with the Los Angeles Times, confirmed the crash and said the airport was...