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  • NTSB faults parade safety plans in Texas float crash that killed 4

    Officials in Midland, Texas, and organizers of a weekend celebration honoring military veterans bear some responsibility for a deadly crash between a freight train and a float carrying veterans and their loved ones, according to the National...
  • Family of Santa Monica Airport crash victim sues pilot's estate

    The family of a woman killed in a plane crash at Santa Monica Airport in September has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the estate of the deceased pilot. Kyla Dupont’s three sons filed the complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court...
  • A new outlet mall is sprouting north of the Grapevine

    A new outlet mall is sprouting north of the Grapevine
    After a tedious car trip along Interstate 5's fabled Grapevine stretching north through the Tehachapi Mountains, nothing seems more welcome at times than the oasis of ready food and hot coffee brewing. Soon, you can do some serious shopping too. One...
  • Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise

    Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise
    The busiest travel days of the year will be even busier. The number of travelers flying for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to reach 25 million for the 12-day period around the fall holiday, a 1.5% increase over last year, according to a projection...
  • Deadly tour bus crashes: NTSB chief slams oversight of companies

    Deadly tour bus crashes: NTSB chief slams oversight of companies
    The head of the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday chastised federal regulators for lax oversight of the tour bus industry, citing the deadly crash in February near Yucaipa that killed seven passengers and seriously injured about a dozen...
  • L.A. Now Live: NTSB chief criticizes regulators for lax oversight

    L.A. Now Live: NTSB chief criticizes regulators for lax oversight
    Join a discussion with Times reporter Ari Bloomekatz at 9 a.m. about the National Transportation Safety Board’s findings on a fatal bus crash in San Bernardino that showed the vehicle had significant maintenance issues and federal regulators...
  • For travelers stuck in LAX shooting, getting refunds should be easier

    Airlines and hotels don't have the best track record for showing compassion to travelers who face emergency situations. Refunds and fee waivers can be hard to come by. But Manhattan Beach resident Laura Mandracchia experienced a very different level...
  • 4 injured in explosion of hot air balloon near Temecula

    An explosion in a hot air balloon injured four passengers near Temecula early Saturday, authorities said.  One of the passengers was sent to a burn center and two transported to trauma centers, the Riverside County Fire Department said. A fourth...
  • Explosion on hot-air balloon injures 4; cause under investigation

    The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating an explosion in a hot-air balloon Saturday in Temecula. The blast injured four passengers, three of them seriously, officials said. One of the...
  • New York train derailment: Survivors recount ordeal; 4 confirmed dead

    NEW YORK -- At least four people died and 63 were injured, some of them critically, after seven cars of a passenger train flew off the tracks in New York City on its way into Grand Central Terminal, authorities said. Police boats were scouring the...
  • Derailed New York train was traveling in area with 30 mph speed limit

    NEW YORK -- The speed limit on the tracks where a New York City passenger train derailed Sunday is 30 mph, officials said as they began investigating whether speed was a factor in the early morning crash that killed four people on the busiest travel day...