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Metro commits $1.4 billion for Gold Line extension to Claremont but is $249 million short

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Elon Musk winning over LA politicians for underground tunnel network

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, famous for altering the realms of space travel and cars with SpaceX and Tesla, is winning political support in Los Angeles for his next innovation. Musk’s plan to build a near-supersonic, environmentall...

By Sandy Mazza|


  • Automotive accidents

    Boy hit by car is healing physically but having nightmares, dad says

    Jonah Reyes, the 8-year-old Colton boy struck by a vehicle June 13 as he played in front of a friend’s house, is back home after spending a few days in the hospital. “Physically, he is going to be OK,” his father, Gilbert Reyes, said, noting his son’s broken arm and leg. “But mentally, he’s had a hard time dealing with it. He’s having nightmares.” He said he planned to attend Tuesday’s City Council meeting to find out...

    Brian Rokos

  • Automotive accidents

    1 dead in crash near London mosque suspected as terrorism

    LONDON >> A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, killing one man and injuring 10 other people in what police are investigating as a terrorist incident. Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the car has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. He will be given a mental health evaluation. The crash occurred at a time when the multiethnic neighborhood was crowded with Muslims leaving the Finsbury Park mosque...

    By Gregory Katz The Associated Press|

  • Maritime accidents

    Navy confirms 7 died in USS Fitzgerald collision off Japan

    YOKOSUKA, Japan >> The U.S. Navy has identified the seven sailors who died when their destroyer collided with a container ship off Japan on Saturday. Seven crew members were unaccounted for after the collision flooded berths with seawater. Navy divers recovered the bodies after the severely damaged USS Fitzgerald returned to a Navy base in Yokosuka, Japan, aided by tugboats. The Japan-based 7th Fleet identified the victims on Monday as Gunner’s Mate Seaman Dakota...

    By Mari Yamaguchi and Tammy Webber The Associated Press|

  • Maritime accidents

    Bodies of missing sailors found by Navy divers in aftermath of ship collision near Japan

    YOKOSUKA, Japan >> Navy divers found the bodies of missing sailors Sunday aboard the stricken USS Fitzgerald that collided with a container ship in the busy sea off Japan, the Navy said. Searchers gained access to the spaces that were damaged during the collision and brought the remains to Naval Hospital Yokosuka where they will be identified, the Navy said in a statement. Seven sailors had been missing, but Yoko Kato, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Navy in Yokosuka, said not all...

    By Eugene Hoshiko and Koju Ueda Associated Press|

  • Automotive accidents

    Bloomington man fatally struck by car while helping stranded motorist on 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar

    A Bloomington man who stopped on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar to help a disabled motorist died after being struck by another car early Sunday, authorities and his brother said. Timothy Joseph Rios, 23, died in the crash, which took place about 2:40 a.m. in the westbound lanes of the freeway at Diamond Bar...

    Brian Day

  • Navy

    US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors, puzzle over ship crash

    YOKOSUKA, Japan >> U.S. and Japanese vessels and aircraft searched Saturday for seven American sailors who were missing after their Navy destroyer collided before dawn with a container ship four times its size off the coast of Japan. The USS Fitzgerald was back at its home port in Yokosuka Naval Base south of Tokyo by sunset Saturday, its crew lined up on deck. The Philippine-flagged container ship was berthed at Tokyo’s Oi wharf, where officials began questioning crew...

    By EUGENE HOSHIKO and KOJI UEDA Associated Press|

  • Automotive accidents

    Trapped driver freed, but severely injured after car flips in Pomona

    POMONA >> A man suffered severe injuries when the car he was driving flipped over in Pomona and crashed into a wall, trapping him, authorities said Friday. The crash was reported at 10:13 p.m. Thursday in the area of McKinley and Towne avenues, according to the Pomona Police Department’s Traffic Services. Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel freed the man from the vehicle and transported him to a hospital with severe injuries, police said. He was the only...

    By City News Service|

  • Aviation accidents and incidents

    Blimp crashes at US Open in Wisconsin

    ERIN, Wis. >> The pilot of a blimp is “OK” after the aircraft crashed near the U.S. Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament, a representative for the company that operates the blimp said Thursday. Justin Maynard, a sales manager for Florida-based AirSign, said the company’s operations team on the ground in Erin, Wisconsin, reported on the pilot’s status. Maynard said he had no more information on the status of the pilot, who...

    The Associated Press|

  • Automotive accidents

    Lawndale woman killed in 3-car wreck on 210 Freeway

    Authorities have identified a young Lawndale woman as one of two passengers killed Saturday when their car was rear-ended on the 210 Freeway in Glendora. Luisa Gonzalez, 19, and Edgar Ramirez, 76, of Riverside died in the three-vehicle wreck, which occurred just before 4 p.m. on the

    Brian Day

  • Automotive accidents

    Man, woman killed in multi-vehicle crash on the 210 Freeway in Glendora

    GLENDORA >> A man and woman died in a multi-vehicle wreck on the 210 Freeway in Glendora on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The deadly crash was reported just before 4 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of the 210 Freeway at Sunflower Avenue, California Highway Patrol Officer Alex Rubio said. Witnesses initially...

    Brian Day

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