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91 Freeway toll lanes getting another rate increase in July

CORONA >> Get ready for toll lane rates on the 91 Freeway to go up again. Since opening in March, the new 91 Freeway toll lanes have already seen more than one rate increase (and some decreases). Now, come July 1, the price is going up aga...

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  • Hit-and-run

    Suspect driver crashes into multiple cars after leading San Gabriel police on high-speed pursuit

    A man suspected of driving a stolen SUV collided into six vehicles after leading San Gabriel police on a high speed chase Monday. A San Gabriel police officer was attempting to stop the vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of San Gabriel Boulevard and Mission Road at 12:31 p.m. when the driver fled the area, leading police on a four-minute, high-speed chase, said San Gabriel police Lt. Tony Hernandez. As the suspect driver was fleeing the area, the vehicle collided with...

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  • Automotive accidents

    Placerita fire forces evacuations in Santa Clarita; 14 Freeway reopens following full closure

    SANTA CLARITA >> Mandatory evacuations were ordered for the Santa Clarita area around a rapidly spreading brush fire sparked by a car crash Sunday afternoon that forced the closure of the 14 Freeway in both directions and destroyed a prop house. The blaze quickly grew to more than 870 acres by the evening, fueled by tinder-dry brush and driven by winds amid triple-digit heat. • PHOTOS:

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  • Explosions

    Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing more than 150

    BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan >> An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise. Dr. Javed Iqbal at Bahawalpur’s Victoria Hospital in south Punjab said the latest deaths occurred at a hospital in Multan where some of the 50 critically injured, many of whom suffered extensive burns, had been taken. The...

    By IRAM ASIM Associated Press|

  • Shootings

    Man wounded in Pomona car shooting, crash

    A motorist was injured when he was struck by gunfire in Pomona and then crashed his vehicle early Sunday, June 25. The victim was driving in the area of Indian Hill Boulevard and Kingsley Avenue about 3 a.m. when his vehicle was hit by several bullets fired from a grey Dodge Charger with three men inside, a news release said. The victim continued driving and then was apparently injured further when he struck another vehicle in Claremont, near I-10 and Indian Hill Boulevard. The...

    Brian Rokos
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  • Rail accidents

    Man fatally struck by train in Pico Rivera

    PICO RIVERA >> A man died after being struck by a Union Pacific freight train in Pico Rivera late Friday, authorities said. The incident took place just after 11:40 p.m. on a set of tracks near Durfee Avenue and Stephens Street, according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s and coroner’s...

    Brian Day
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  • Automotive accidents

    Walnut teen killed in West Covina crash

    WEST COVINA >> A 17-year-old Walnut boy died when the minivan he was driving crashed into a tree early Wednesday morning. Coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter said Ali S. Rizvi was pronounced dead at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center at 4:44 a.m. The solo crash happened on Nogales Street between Francesca Drive and Shadow Oak Drive. West Covina police spokesman Officer Eddie Flores said someone heard the crash and called police at 2:58 a.m. Police believe the...

    Ruby Gonzales
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  • Automotive accidents

    Glendora man killed in forest motorcycle crash identified

    ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST >> Authorities have identified a 46-year-old Glendora man who died in a motorcycle crash in the Angeles National Forest north of Azusa. Jonathan Wayde Shoemaker died at a hospital a little more than two hours after the collision, which took place about 6:18 a.m. on Sunday near

    Brian Day
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  • Automotive accidents

    Suspect in Pasadena hit-and-run arrested after showing up at police station

    PASADENA >> Officers arrested a hit-and-run suspect when he showed up at the police station to report his sport utility vehicle stolen. The Jeep Grand Cherokee had been abandoned after its driver ran over a 64-year-old Pasadena man walking on a sidewalk Sunday. Pasadena Police Lt. Diego Torres said the pedestrian remains in serious but stable condition at a...

    Ruby Gonzales
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  • Automotive accidents

    Big rig crash, fire shuts down 3 lanes on 210 Freeway in Duarte

    DUARTE >> The California Highway Patrol closed three lanes of the westbound 210 Freeway for two hours Monday when a big rig caught fire after colliding with another truck. CHP Officer Juan Galvan wasn’t aware of anyone being injured in the 12:22 p.m. crash on the westbound 210, east of Buena Vista Street. One of the 18-wheelers involved in the collision was a Walmart big rig, according to the CHP traffic log. Galvan said a SigAlert was issued for three lanes at...

    Ruby Gonzales
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  • Automotive accidents

    Pedestrian hit by car in Glendora

    GLENDORA >> A woman suffered critical injuries after a car hit her early Monday morning. The incident occurred on Loraine Avenue and Steffen Street at 12:22 a.m. Glendora police Lt. Matt Williams said the driver remained at the scene. He said the pedestrian was taken to a hospital and was in critical but stable condition. Police haven’t determined who was at fault. Williams didn’t have anymore details about the incident.

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