| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:39 AM
An investigation into how a man burned to death at West Hollywood’s annual Halloween carnival has confirmed witness statements that he accidentally set himself ablaze while lighting a cigarette, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Scotland Yard on Wednesday reversed a coroner's finding of foul play in the 2010 death of British spy Gareth Williams, concluding that an accident was likely responsible for the death of the code-breaker whose naked, decomposing body was found stuffed...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The fate of a 9-year-old Lodi boy whose family was killed in a car crash last month remains up in the air as he continues to recover from his injuries.
A relative told reporters at the Mexican Consulate in Sacramento on Tuesday that three weeks after...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Less than a week after she was killed by a shotgun blast to the face while seeking help for a car accident, Renisha McBride went to her final resting place on Friday, the latest civil rights figure in a panoply of slain young African Americans.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The head of the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday chastised federal regulators for lax oversight of the tour bus industry, citing the deadly crash in February near Yucaipa that killed seven passengers and seriously injured about a dozen...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:18 PM
The Navy on Tuesday released the names of two helicopter crew members killed when their MH-60S Knighthawk crashed in the Red Sea.
Killed were Lt. Cmdr. Landon Jones, 35, of Lompoc, Calif., and Chief Warrant Officer Jonathon Gibson, 32, of Aurora, Ore....
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:08 AM
A 41-year-old Laguna Beach police officer died in the line of duty late Saturday when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck, authorities said.
Jon Coutchie was responding to a call of a speeding motorist who had evaded another officer, Laguna...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:04 AM
BEIJING -- A 16-year-old schoolboy has been arrested under a controversial new Chinese crime of spreading rumors over the Internet.
The boy, identified only by his surname, Yang, was detained at his junior high school in northwestern China’s Gansu...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The Los Angeles County coroner has confirmed the identity of a 7-year-old girl killed in a car crash at a weekend car show in Santa Fe Springs.
Mia Chapman of Gardena died instantly when a vehicle being driven out of the car show at 10230 Freeman Ave....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Authorities say they believe a motorcyclist who died in a crash on the 134 Freeway on Tuesday morning suffered fatal injuries when he was run over by a big rig.
Ozer Ozyildirim, 42, of Los Angeles died at the scene of the collision, said Los Angeles...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Two people were killed and a third was airlifted to a hospital after a three-car crash on the 60 Freeway in Chino on Monday.
The crash – which occurred on the eastbound side of the Pomona Freeway east of Central Avenue – blocked half the...