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  • Elevated structure work along Brown, Purple lines expected to speed commute

    Elevated structure work along Brown, Purple lines expected to speed commute
    Rehab work on a deteriorated elevated structure along the Brown and Purple/Evanston Express lines between the Near North Side and downtown will be expanded to include track upgrades starting in the spring, with the promise of finally delivering faster,...
  • LAPD credits armored vehicle for protection in morning shootout

    LAPD credits armored vehicle for protection in morning shootout
    At a time when police action in the Midwest is raising concerns about the militarization of local law enforcement agencies, police in South Los Angeles are crediting some of that equipment for saving lives during a dramatic run-and-gun pursuit before...
  • Why did the chicken cross the road? Oregon cops don't know

    PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Ask police in Portland, Oregon, why the chicken crossed the road, and law enforcement has no idea either. In an unusual release, the Portland Police Bureau said officers were dispatched this week to a report of a chicken...
  • Box Office: 'Expendables 3′ Tries to Out Gun 'Let's Be Cops'

    It's survival of the fittest this weekend at the crowded late summer box office. For now, it looks like there's enough gas left in the tank for the geriatric action heroes of "The Expendables 3" to outflank the rising comic stars of "Let's Be Cops"...
  • Heavy rains lead to water rescues, road detours

    Heavy rains lead to water rescues, road detours
    Tuesday's torrential rain — the most to fall in one day in more than 80 years — shut down portions of major roadways, stranded dozens of motorists, including some who had to be rescued, and caused dangerous flash floods throughout the region....
  • Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour

    Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour
    NEW YORK — More than a foot of rain hit parts of New York's Long Island on Wednesday, enough to set a preliminary state record, triggering flash floods and swamping cars on major roads that were turned into rivers during the morning rush hour....
  • Iraqi Yazidis describe flight from Islamic State militants

    FAYSH KHABUR, Iraq The Murad family, caked in dust and grime, trudged through a dismal gravel quarry where mangy dogs dodged bulldozers as dusk approached along the banks of the Tigris River. The Murads were among thousands of displaced Iraqis, members...
  • A gunman is killed and LAPD officer wounded in rolling gun battle

    A gunman is killed and LAPD officer wounded in rolling gun battle
    It started like so many police car chases in Los Angeles do. But when a sport utility vehicle being pursued through South L.A. stopped on a freeway onramp, a gunman carrying a high-powered, assault-type rifle stepped out and opened fire at the police...
  • East 17th Street construction will slow traffic

    People driving on East 17th Street in Costa Mesa over the next few months should expect slightly more traffic than usual, city officials said this week. Construction to add decorative crosswalks, sidewalks, medians and parkway trees has been underway...
  • Holder visits Ferguson as grand jury hearings begin

    U.S. Atty. General Eric H. Holder Jr. visited Ferguson on Wednesday, meeting with students, community leaders and federal investigators as the St. Louis County prosecutor opened grand jury hearings in the fatal police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old...
  • New train to DFW Airport

    New train to DFW Airport
    You can now travel to/from Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) by train. Last week, DART, the Dallas area rapid transit system, opened the long-awaited extension of the Orange light rail line directly to Terminal A. From the airport, it runs to...