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  • Man dies after stabbing attack on Metro Red Line

    Man dies after stabbing attack on Metro Red Line
    A man who was stabbed on the Metro Red Line has died, authorities said Monday night. The victim, who was in his 30s, was stabbed on the train Monday morning and taken to a hospital by  ambulance after the train stopped at the Vermont/Santa Monica...
  • Retail Therapy: Loehmann's goes out on a high

    Farewell, Loehmann's: Sadder words were rarely spoken, but all Loehmann's locations will be out of business by Jan. 31. Save up to 85% on the 92-year-old retailer's famous selection of discounted designer apparel, shoes and accessories. The closest...
  • Spending bill to likely give L.A. $130 million for key rail projects

    Spending bill to likely give L.A. $130 million for key rail projects
    WASHINGTON -- An eagerly awaited subway extension to the Westside and a downtown tunnel to link light-rail lines would be virtually certain to each receive $65 million under a spending bill coming before Congress this week.  The 1,582-page omnibus...
  • Metra train on move again after hitting van

    Metra train on move again after hitting van
    A minivan that sources said went around downed crossing gates Tuesday morning in south suburban Robbins was struck by a Rock Island Line Metra train, critically injuring a man behind the wheel of the minivan. Metra spokesman Tom Miller said outbound...
  • Fatal Red Line stabbing victim is ID'd; suspect remains at large

    Fatal Red Line stabbing victim is ID'd; suspect remains at large
    A man who was fatally stabbed by another passenger while on board a Red Line train Monday morning has been identified as 34-year-old Jose Velazco-Alvarado. Velazco-Alvarado was stabbed at about 9:18 a.m. by another rider and was taken to a hospital in...
  • The emerging art cities

    The emerging art cities
    New travel books: Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up" playfully looks at history through city subway stops. "Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes" looks at the new centers of emerging expression. "Art Cities of the...
  • Six teens arrested after police say one punched woman on train

    Six teens arrested after police say one punched woman on train
    Six teens were arrested after police accused one of them of punching a woman without provocation onboard a light rail train. At 6:20 p.m., Maryland Transportation Authority police said three boys and three girls between the ages of 13 and 14 were on a...
  • Can L.A. find a way to create local jobs from local transit projects?

    Can L.A. find a way to create local jobs from local transit projects?
    Los Angeles County has embarked on a major public works project: the Crenshaw light-rail line, a multibillion-dollar investment in public transit construction that will dramatically change the area's transportation landscape. But will it change the...
  • Sheriff: Red Line stabbing victim was seated during attack

    Sheriff: Red Line stabbing victim was seated during attack
    A man was just sitting in his seat on a Red Line train when another passenger walked up to him and fatally stabbed him before fleeing at the next stop in East Hollywood, sheriff's officials said Tuesday. No weapon has been found and no one has been...
  • Letters: A life in America that began on the Red Star Line

    Regarding "Next Stop Was America," by Jane Lavere, Jan. 12: The Red Star Museum asked for stories. Here's one I sent. We'll visit the museum later this year. My maternal grandparents, Itzig (Jacob) and Blima Dora Rebecca Haimotiz Pinkowitz, traveled...
  • Pikesville's Sall not 100 percent, but good enough to win

    Pikesville's Sall not 100 percent, but good enough to win
    LANDOVER — Maury Sall's knee is feeling better, and that could be bad news for Pikesville's opponents and other Class 1A schools. Sall led Pikesville to its first indoor track state title last year and was named All-Metro Performer of the Year...