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71 cited for bogus disabled parking placards at L.A. County Fair in Pomona

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After big reopening, LA’s Angels Flight railway is closed again

LOS ANGELES >> Angels Flight, billed as the world’s shortest railway, should be back in operation on Wednesday or Thursday, a representative of the company operating the 116-year-old funicular said Tuesday. The Labor Day closure &#x...

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    Motorcyclist killed in Malibu tunnel crash

    MALIBU >> A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Malibu Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash took place a few minutes before 5 p.m. in Tunnel Number 1 in the 1600 block of Kanan Dume Road, south of Mulholland Drive, CHP Officer Patrick Kimball said. Los Angeles County fire paramedics responded to the scene and took the rider to a hospital, according to the department. The victim later died there. The victim’s gender and age were not...

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  • Automotive accidents

    Motorcyclist killed, another injured in 405 crash near Culver City

    LOS ANGELES >> A motorcyclist was killed and another rider suffered major injuries when they were involved in a crash with two vehicles on the 405 Freeway, at the outskirts of Culver City. The motorcyclist killed in the crash on the northbound freeway at Howard Hughes Parkway was identified as Daniel Steven Lape of Oceanside, the California Highway Patrol reported. Lape, riding a 2014 Honda CB500F, was in the carpool lane with another motorcyclist on a 2016 Yamaha R63 at...

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  • Rail accidents

    Amtrak train strikes woman in apparent suicide

    A woman in her 60s walked into the path of an Amtrak train and was killed Friday morning in Northridge, authorities said. The woman’s identification is pending family notification and she was pronounced dead at 10:15 a.m. on the 8800 block of Tampa Avenue, said Ed Winter of the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. She was walking with a couple of people and “as the train came she jumped in front of it,” Winter added. The apparent...

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  • Automotive accidents

    Man dies after being struck by truck in Canoga Park

    CANOGA PARK >> A man in his 50s was killed Monday night when he was struck by a mini-pickup truck while crossing a street in Canoga Park. The crash was reported around 8:55 p.m. on Sherman Way just west of Shoup Avenue, said Sgt. Mike Zaboski of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Bureau. The truck was westbound on Sherman Way when it struck the man, who was crossing mid-block outside of a crosswalk, Zaboski said. The man died at the...

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  • Automotive accidents

    Man killed in Santa Clarita crash, car fire

    SANTA CLARITA >> A 31-year-old man, possibly driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, was killed when his vehicle plummeted down an embankment and burst into flames near the 14 Freeway and Agua Dulce Canyon Road near Santa Clarita, authorities said Sunday. The crash occurred at 5:40 p.m. Saturday on the northbound freeway, the California Highway Patrol reported. The motorist was driving a 2010 Cadillac SRX northbound when the vehicle veered to the right off the...

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  • Automotive accidents

    Wife of Don Rickles involved in Malibu crash on PCH

    MALIBU >> The wife of the late comedy icon Don Rickles escaped injury in a two-vehicle crash involving a large truck along Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday. Barbara R. Rickles, 80, was driving a 2014 BMW 740LI, when the crash occurred at 1:10 p.m. Saturday on the northbound Pacific Coast Highway, north of Big Rock Drive, the CHP reported. A 1999 International 4900 was at one point stopped on the right shoulder of the highway when,...

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  • Automotive accidents

    12-year-old, woman injured in 5 Freeway crash near Glendale

    LOS ANGELES >> A 12-year-old boy was gravely injured and a 35-year-old woman was critically injured Saturday in a four-vehicle traffic crash on the 5 Freeway, near the outskirts of Glendale. Another person suffered non-life threatening injuries in the crash on the southbound freeway at Colorado Boulevard, said Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the crash at 8:11 a.m., Stewart said. At least one of the...

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  • Boating accidents

    Rescuers end Catalina search where overturned kayak was found

    SAN PEDRO — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible missing person in the water near Long Point, where a yellow kayak was found overturned, authorities said today. The search was suspended after no reports of distress were received related to the overturned kayak, and search efforts yielded no results, officials said. At about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, officials received word of the overturned kayak, about 13 feet in length, in the water. The model had the...

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  • Rail accidents

    Pedestrian fatally struck by Metrolink train in Pacoima

    PACOIMA >> A pedestrian was fatally struck Wednesday night by a Metrolink train in Pacoima. The victim was hit about 8:10 p.m. near the 9800 block of San Fernando Road, near Branford Street, according to Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. The pedestrian, whose gender and age were not immediately available, was pronounced dead at the scene, Stewart said.

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  • Rail accidents

    1 injured after Metrolink train hits car on tracks in Burbank

    A commuter train traveling through Burbank struck a car on the tracks Tuesday evening, injuring a person in the vehicle, authorities said. The collision was reported just before 6:15 p.m. on the railroad tracks near the intersection of Buena Vista and Vanowen streets, according to Lt. Gerry Misquez of the Burbank Police Department. A sedan was struck by a Metrolink train and the sole occupant of the car was injured and transported to a local hospital in unknown condition, Misquez...

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