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  • Beverly Hills reviews traffic safety laws after LAPD cops killed

    Beverly Hills reviews traffic safety laws after LAPD cops killed
    Traffic officers are preventing large trucks from using a steep, winding road in Beverly Hills after crashes there killed two Los Angeles police officers in three months. City officials have put a 30-day moratorium on heavy-hauling trucks from...
  • Lockheed Martin takes children to work

    Lockheed Martin takes children to work
    It’s not every day that people can play a life-sized Angry Birds game on the front lawn at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control plant. In the name of Take Your Child to Work Day, access to the plant was broadened on Thursday for a brief...
  • For California's sake, Irwindale needs to save its Sriracha plant

    For California's sake, Irwindale needs to save its Sriracha plant
    Something stinks in Irwindale. In recent months, officials in the largely industrial San Gabriel Valley city have appeared to be on a crusade to shut down Huy Fong Foods, the company that makes a wildly popular Sriracha sauce, for emitting chili and...
  • Lots of sun and heat this week

    Lots of sun and heat this week
    Expect a very warm - okay, make that hot - week with lots of sun, not much rain. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with afternoon highs in the upper 80s and overnight readings in the low 70s. Central Florida's forecast:...
  • Big Boy's wheels to roll Monday on epic California-Wyoming journey

    When the Union Pacific Railroad's Big Boy locomotive starts its journey from Southern California on Monday, wheels that have been stilled for more than half a century will begin to turn -- and hopefully carry one of the biggest steam engines ever built...
  • U.S. electricity prices may be going up for good

    U.S. electricity prices may be going up for good
    As temperatures plunged to 16 below zero in Chicago in early January and set record lows across the eastern U.S., electrical system managers implored the public to turn off stoves, dryers and even lights or risk blackouts. A fifth of all power-...
  • In landlocked Sun Valley, a small ship is taking shape

    In landlocked Sun Valley, a small ship is taking shape
    He grew up on the sea. So maybe it's only natural that Dillon Griffith still has some salt water in his blood. Which would help explain why the 82-year-old retired heavy-duty mechanic has spent the last 37 years — miles from the ocean —...
  • Toll from deadly weather increases to 16 in three states

    VILONIA, Arkansas -- Rescuers continued to move through parts of Arkansas on Monday seeking survivors of a deadly tornado that tore through the region, killing at least 16 in three states and injuring dozens. [Updated, 10:27 a.m. PDT April 28: The...
  • Firefighter hurt at South Side fire

    Firefighter hurt at South Side fire
    A Chicago firefighter was hospitalized after suffering a leg injury in a South Side fire Monday morning, officials. The fire began about 9 a.m. at a building in the 6600 block of Bishop Street in the Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire...
  • Ukraine mayor in critical condition after he was shot in the back

    Ukraine mayor in critical condition after he was shot in the back
    In a sign of the deepening destabilization of eastern Ukraine, the popular mayor of Kharkiv, the country’s second-largest city, was shot in the back on Monday, authorities said. Mayor Gennady Kernes was in critical condition after undergoing...
  • Budget cutbacks spurring defense mergers

     Budget cutbacks spurring defense mergers
    With protracted federal budget cuts at the Pentagon and NASA on the horizon, aerospace companies across the nation are choosing to combine forces as they vie for fewer dollars and brace for the tough times ahead. In the first quarter of this year, there...