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Crackdowns begin on seat-hoggers, loud talkers and manspreading on buses and trains

By Steve Scauzillo|

Why you can’t turn right at this Rancho Cucamonga red light

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> Heads up drivers — looks like signs restricting a right turn on a red light in the north end of town is likely here to stay. For years, city officials have received calls from upset motorists who have received ti...

By Liset Márquez|


  • Automotive accidents

    Toddler hit by vehicle in Eastvale dies from injuries

    A toddler who was seriously injured when struck by a vehicle in Eastvale has died, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said. The child was hospitalized Sunday afternoon, Aug. 20, after being hit in the 5800 block of Hamner Avenue, the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department reported. Sheriff’s officials have not said when the child died, how...

    Brian Rokos

  • Maritime accidents

    10 sailors missing in collision between US warship, tanker

    SINGAPORE >> Ten U.S. sailors are missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker early Monday east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy’s 7th Fleet in the Pacific in two months. The Navy said five sailors were hurt in the collision between the guided-missile destroyer and the 183-meter (600-foot) Alnic MC, an oil and chemical tanker. Four of them were evacuated by a Singaporean navy helicopter to a hospital in the...

    By Annabelle Liang The Associated Press|

  • Automotive accidents

    Toddler struck by vehicle, seriously hurt in Eastvale

    A toddler was taken to the hospital with serious injures after being hit by a vehicle in Eastvale on Sunday afternoon, the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department reported. The child was hit in the 5800 block of Hamner Avenue shortly before 2:35 p.m., according to Cal Fire. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is investigating. Sheriff’s officials have not released additional details.

    Jeff Horseman

  • Automotive accidents

    Crash on eastbound 10 Freeway in Pomona triggers SigAlert

    A crash involving seven vehicles — one of them a big rig — triggered a SigAlert for the eastbound 10 Freeway near the 57 Freeway on Thursday evening, Aug. 17, the California Highway Patrol said. The Nos. 1 and 2 lanes were expected to be blocked for at least 30 minutes, the CHP website said at 6:44 p.m. The crash was reported at 6:22 p.m. A second crash, reported to be blocking all lanes, was called in at 6:48 p.m. on the eastbound 10 at the 57. Nearby,...

    Brian Rokos

  • Transportation

    As Inland toll lanes boom, why are new freeway lanes rarely free?

    In March, toll lanes debuted in the Inland area with the opening of the 91 Express Lanes in Corona. They won’t be the last. Within a decade, there could be four toll lane corridors in the region. Their growth in the Inland area reflects a regional and national trend in which transportation agencies are turning to toll lanes to finance freeway improvements and manage congestion. The lanes are easier to build because they’re paid for by tolls. Still, some say...

    Imran Ghori

  • Road safety

    Person with meth arrested during Rialto school traffic safety sweep

    RIALTO >> Even with three Rialto police officers already writing tickets for three motorists for various traffic infractions near Kolb Middle School on Monday morning, a dark-colored compact car rolled through a posted stop sign in order for the driver to drop a child off. “We’re right here and they still blew through that stop,” said an incredulous and frustrated Officer Dwuan Rice. Then a parent parked behind one of the officers, let his daughter off...

    Beatriz Valenzuela

  • Automotive accidents

    Motorcyclist dies after hitting tree in Pomona

    POMONA >> A man died after he crashed his motorcycle into a tree in Pomona, authorities said Monday. The crash happened about 2:15 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of McKinley and White avenues, police said. Responding officers found the motorcyclist suffering from major injuries after hitting a tree near Ganesha Park. The rider was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:19 p.m., police said. His name was not released pending notification of...

    By City News Service|

  • Protests and demonstrations

    1 dead, 26 injured after car plows into group at Charlottesville white nationalist rally

    VIRGINIA >> A hospital official says one person has died and 26 were injured after a car plowed into a group of protesters in Charlottesville. University of Virginia Medical Center spokeswoman Angela Taylor confirmed the death to The Associated Press. Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Brian Moran said the driver, a man, has been arrested. The mayor of Charlottesville said via Twitter on Saturday that he is “heartbroken” to announce that a “life...

    By the Associated Press|

  • Child welfare

    The warnings are clear: Never leave a child in a hot car — ‘not even for a minute’

    RIVERSIDE >> With temperatures cresting into the 90s on Tuesday, a call about a 3-year-old child being left alone inside of a car could have ended tragically; luckily, the child ended up being OK. The child was sleeping comfortably in the back seat of the unlocked car with the air conditioning running when police arrived at Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center...

    Alex Groves

  • Mass transit systems

    Metrolink trains to see maintenance work delays

    Attention commuters, it may be a good idea to start planning ahead. Metrolink trains on the Inland Empire-Orange County and 91/Perris Valley line may see some delays starting Monday, Aug. 14 due to maintenance work on the railroad tracks. Early morning and evening trains will be most affected by the delays that will continue through Sept. 1. On Aug. 20 and Aug. 27 bus service will be provided between Fullerton and the downtown Riverside station in place of 91/Perris Valley Line...


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