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  • Panama Canal expansion draws delegates from U.S. seaport states

     Panama Canal expansion draws delegates from U.S. seaport states
    PANAMA CANAL ZONE — After waiting out an early-afternoon downpour, Vice President Joe Biden and the U.S. delegation emerged into the humid heat to tour the $5.2-billion canal expansion. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake snapped pictures...
  • Paul Walker death: 'They died doing what they enjoy doing'

    Paul Walker death: 'They died doing what they enjoy doing'
    As a Santa Clarita charity event and car show was winding down Saturday, actor Paul Walker and friend Roger Rodas went for a ride in a red Porsche and never came back, a witness said. Jim Torp heard a loud boom and said he knew in his heart his...
  • Paul Walker death: Cause of fiery crash still under investigation

    Paul Walker death: Cause of fiery crash still under investigation
    Investigators are still working to determine the circumstances surrounding the single-vehicle crash that killed actor Paul Walker and another man Saturday in Valencia, sheriff’s officials said. Speed may have been a factor in the crash, which...
  • Paul Walker death: Flames prevented rescue attempt, witnesses say

    Paul Walker death: Flames prevented rescue attempt, witnesses say
    Witnesses said Sunday that there was little anyone could do to save "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker and another man after their Porsche crashed Saturday afternoon in Santa Clarita. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Sunday continued to...
  • Paul Walker crash: Detectives probe how fast Porsche was going

    Paul Walker crash: Detectives probe how fast Porsche was going
    Officials said it could take some time before investigators know how fast a Porsche was traveling when it crashed in Santa Clarita on Saturday, killing "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker and another man. Walker, 40, and his friend, whom witness Jim Torp...
  • Paul Walker crash: Witnesses saw a 'single speeding car'

    Paul Walker crash: Witnesses saw a 'single speeding car'
    Investigators said Monday that the crash on Saturday in Santa Clarita that killed "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker and another man appeared to involve only one car. Eyewitnesses so far have reported seeing only the red Porsche on the street when it...
  • Are traffic ticket law firms steering you wrong?

    Are traffic ticket law firms steering you wrong?
    If you live in Southern California, you've gotten — or will get — a parking or speeding ticket. It's an immutable law of nature. And in tandem with this natural phenomenon, a cottage industry of legal professionals has taken root to assist...
  • Grieving Vin Diesel: Paul Walker 'an angel up in heaven'

    Grieving Vin Diesel: Paul Walker 'an angel up in heaven'
    Actor Vin Diesel on Monday night came to the site where "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker and another man were killed in a crash to offer a memorial for his co-star in the film series. Diesel was the latest in a series of costars and fans to make the...
  • Betrayal or mistake? BART unions sue board over contract issue

    Betrayal or mistake? BART unions sue board over contract issue
    SAN FRANCISCO -- When weary BART managers and union leaders emerged from negotiations in October with a tentative contract, it seemed the acrimony that had subjected more than 200,000 rail commuters to two crippling strikes and much uncertainty was...
  • Paul Walker death: City increased speed limit at crash site last year

    Paul Walker death: City increased speed limit at crash site last year
    The Santa Clarita street where "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his business partner died in a explosive car crash Saturday had its speed limit increased to 45 mph from 35 last year. Santa Clarita city officials approved the speed limit increase...
  • Paul Walker death: Video shows crash toppling light pole, smoke

    Paul Walker death: Video shows crash toppling light pole, smoke
    A new videotape has emerged showing portions of the crash that killed "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker and another man. Authorities are continuing to investigate the cause of the Saturday crash in Santa Clarita but have said they believe speed was a...