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Man killed by officers in Calabasas after weekend pursuit identified as a Santa Barbara resident

A domestic violence suspect shot to death in the Calabasas area by a Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputy and a California Highway Patrol officer at the end of a vehicle pursuit on the Ventura (101) Freeway was publicly identified Monday by the L.A. County coroner’s office. Dimas Diaz Jr., 43, was a Santa Barbara resident, coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz said. Paramedics were dispatched at 11:20 a.m. Saturday to the scene on the southbound freeway north of Las Virgenes Street for a “possible DOA,” Capt. Ro...
Tags: News, La, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, California Highway Patrol, Local News, Ventura County, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles County, Eagle Rock Plaza, Redondo Beach, Calabasas, Viera, Camarillo, Ventura Freeway


Snow closes highway near Los Angeles for hours

The California Highway Patrol has reopened a section of Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles that was closed for hours as a Pacific storm roared through the area. Ice and blowing snow stranded dozens of cars on Monday. (Jan. 15)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Ap, California Highway Patrol, Pacific


State appellate justice in LA accused of groping and sexually harassing colleagues

A state watchdog agency that investigates and disciplines California judges has charged an appellate justice in Los Angeles with nine counts of sexual harassment and misconduct, including an allegation that he squeezed the breasts of another jurist. The 17-page complaint filed Jan. 4 by the Commission on Judicial Performance accuses Second District Court of Appeal Justice Jeffrey W. Johnson of violating the judicial code of ethics by touching and speaking to co-workers in a sexually charged mann...
Tags: News, Justice, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Meyer, Johnson, CHP, Sexual Harassment, Costa Mesa, Second District, Paul Meyer, Southern California News Group


Snow shuts down 5 Freeway through Grapevine

  Snow in the Grapevine has shut down the 5 Freeway and has left several motorists stranded Monday, according to the National Weather Service and California Highway Patrol. I-5 shut down due to snow. Many vehicles stuck/stranded. Snow will likely continue for a few more hours. AVOID the Grapevine/Tejon Pass. #LArain #CAStorm pic.twitter.com/WpbcSqr7AR — NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) January 14, 2019 Snow began to fall in the area between Los Angeles and Kern counties around 8:30 a.m., acc...
Tags: Transportation, Weather, National Weather Service, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Traffic, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, CalTrans, Orange County, Nws, Public Safety, Southern California, Kern, San Fernando Valley


Rain in LA, Ventura counties causes road chaos, mudslide in Woolsey fire area

Heavy rain lashed parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties Monday morning, causing havoc on roads and prompting warnings of mudslides in areas recently burned by wildfires. A series of winter storms that started with rain across the area on Saturday will continue to douse most areas of Southern California until at least Thursday, officials with the National Weather Service said. The NWS said rainfall totals starting Monday morning and lasting through Tuesday morning in Ventura County and wester...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Local News, Orange County, Nissan, Ventura County, Nws, Malibu


1 dead, 3 injured in Palmdale crash that sends sedan onto railroad tracks

PALMDALE — One person was killed and three were injured Saturday in a three-vehicle crash in Palmdale in which one vehicle rolled down an embankment onto railroad tracks, authorities said. The crash was reported at 2:44 p.m. at Pearblossom Highway and Small Road, the California Highway Patrol said. One victim was dead at the scene, Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Ron Singleton said. A 60-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman were in “moderate condition,” and taken to a trauma center, he ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Johnson, Pasadena, CHP, Local News, Scott Johnson, Lancaster, Palmdale, Antelope Valley, North Hollywood, Metrolink


Suspect dead, 101 Freeway closed in both directions in Calabasas following pursuit, officer-involved shooting

Both sides of the 101 Freeway were closed in Calabasas after a pursuit of a reportedly armed and dangerous individual ended near Las Virgenes Road and led to an officer-involved shooting Saturday, authorities said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department posted a tweet just before 12:20 p.m. that a suspect was pronounced dead at the scene and there were no reported injuries to officers. TRAFFIC COLLISION | FS125 #Calabasas | SB 101 North of Las Virgenes Rd | UPDATE: An officer involved shooting ...
Tags: Crime, News, US, Sport, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Ventura County, 101 Freeway, Moorpark, Calabasas, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Las Virgenes, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB


Hydroplaning crash on 101 Freeway kills South El Monte man, injures 3 others

HOLLYWOOD — A 21-year-old motorist was killed Saturday morning when he hydroplaned his car, triggering a six-vehicle crash on the 101 Freeway in Hollywood and ejecting him from his vehicle. The crash on the northbound freeway, north of Barham Boulevard, occurred about 5:10 a.m., the California Highway Patrol reported. Officials said the motorist was a resident of South El Monte, driving a 2000 Acura sedan at an unknown speed in the No. 3 lane, which had become slick due to rain throughout the ev...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Pasadena, CHP, Local News, Stewart, 101 Freeway, North Hollywood, Metrolink, NoHo Arts District, Margaret Stewart


Driver suspected of hitting scooter rider during 3 hour police pursuit faces four charges

An Inglewood driver has been charged with two felonies and two misdemeanors related to a three-hour police pursuit in which a scooter rider was hit and injured, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office announced. Karl Flores, 34, was scheduled to appear in the Airport Courthouse Friday, Jan. 11, on felony counts of fleeing a pursuing peace officer’s motor vehicle causing serious bodily injury and hit-and-run driving resulting in injury to another person. He also faces two misdemeanor co...
Tags: Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, Army, California Highway Patrol, Honda, San Diego County, Lapd, Flores, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Carson, Los Angeles Police Department, Culver City, Top Stories LADN


Weather systems expected to bring snow, rain high surf to Southland

Southern California residents were bracing Friday for a series of weather systems that are expected to douse several portions of the region with rain and snow this weekend and possibly into the beginning of next week, according to the National Weather Service. The first storm is expected to hit late Friday night and continue through Saturday morning bringing with it up to a half-inch to an inch of rain in some areas. But a stronger surge is expected to move in Sunday, meteorologists said. Beg...
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An armed guard reportedly transporting a 'very special load' for Apple was killed in a fatal truck crash

California police said a man was killed Wednesday in a highway crash after a truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel. The box truck involved in the crash was carrying "a very special load" for Apple, according to NBC's Bay Area affiliate. Sources told NBC the two men in the truck were armed security guards transporting products for Apple. Apple is known for being very tight-lipped and keeping its products and company documents under tight wraps. A truck reportedly transporting " highly sens...
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An armed guard reportedly transporting a 'very special load' for Apple was killed in a truck crash

California police said a man was killed Wednesday in a highway crash after a truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel. The box truck involved in the crash was carrying "a very special load" for Apple, according to NBC's Bay Area affiliate. Sources told NBC the two men in the truck were armed security guards transporting products for Apple. Apple is known for being very tight-lipped and keeping its products and company documents under tight wraps. A truck reportedly transporting " highly sens...
Tags: Apple, Nbc, Buzzfeed, California, Washington, Los Angeles, Trends, Poland, California Highway Patrol, West Coast, Cupertino, Huawei, Rich, Jony Ive, Apple Apple, Ive


PCH reopens in Malibu after storm debris is cleared away

MALIBU — Pacific Coast Highway was open to traffic Tuesday morning after a weekend storm caused a mudslide that prompted the closure of a portion of the road between Malibu and Las Posas Road in Ventura County. Crews cleared away the mud and debris and reopened the road about 6:30 p.m. Monday, but lane closures should still be expected as work continues to clear drains, according to Caltrans. Crews are still cleaning mud and debris on PCH, just north of Yerba Buena Rd in Ventura County. Here’s ...
Tags: News, Sport, Traffic, Soccer, Rain, California Highway Patrol, Local News, Pacific Coast Highway, Ventura County, Malibu, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Southland, PCH, Mulholland Highway, Mudslides


2nd storm dampens Southern California commute, and 2 more are on the way

LOS ANGELES — Light to moderate rain doused the Southland Monday morning, creating conditions for a wet morning commute, forecasters said. Monday’s rain was the result of a second Pacific storm after a system that hit Sunday, said National Weather Service meteorologist Curt Kaplan, adding that a quarter of an inch of rain is expected in L.A. County Monday morning, three-quarters of an inch in Ventura County. Weather forecasts and warnings will not be interrupted by the ongoing federal government...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Santiago, Long Beach, Rain, California Highway Patrol, CalTrans, CHP, Local News, Orange County, Pacific Coast Highway


Crews clean up after year’s first winter storm, with showers due later in week

The first winter storm of 2019 left authorities cleaning up a muddy Pacific Coast Highway in a fire-ravaged portion of Malibu on Sunday, as Southern California residents enjoyed a respite from the rainy weather before the expected arrival of showers later in the week. The region was still recovering from a heavy downfall late Saturday that led to flood watches and alerts across Los Angeles County, particularly in the communities impacted by the recent Woolsey fire. Several slides left mud and de...
Tags: National Weather Service, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, California Highway Patrol, CalTrans, CHP, Orange, Riverside County, Pacific, Pacific Coast Highway, San Bernardino Mountains, Ventura County, Malibu


How much of this roadway info did you already know?

This new year’s week, Honk is thankful for his readers, who are the smartest, prettiest, handsomest, funniest, most creative and happiest people, and the sharpest dressers, too. Because of their questions during the past year, he has learned: (Second of two such columns this year, because readers have led us to such great tidbits.) – U.S. Postal Service employees must follow the same rules of the road as the rest of us; they cannot, for example, park in red-curb zones. There is one exception: If...
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Sam, Anaheim, U S Postal Service, Vancouver British Columbia Canada, Montclair, El Centro, Orange Crush, Honk, Winterhaven


On-going police chase: begins in Culver City, passes through Long Beach and Orange County and now in San Diego County

The California Highway Patrol was pursuing a vehicle on the southbound I-5 Freeway, a chase that started in Play del Rey and wended through Long Beach and Orange County before sliding into San Diego County. The now badly-damaged burgundy sedan was largely staying in the slow middle lanes, driving well below the speed limit. California Highway Patrol cruisers have trailed the male suspect, who had led officers on the two-plus-hour pursuit. The chase started in Culver City with the driver at some ...
Tags: Crime, News, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, California Highway Patrol, Orange County, San Diego County, Stewart, South Bay, Los Angeles Police Department, Culver City, Los Angeles Fire Department, Manchester Boulevard, Norma Eisenman


DUI suspect gets foot stuck in steering wheel after New Year's Eve crash

The California Highway Patrol shared a funny picture with a serious message on New Year's Eve: don't drink and drive!
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A bicyclist hit-and-run on a bike path is now a crime, as new laws come into play

The new year is ushering in additional traffic laws, with one making it a crime for a bicyclist to hit someone on a bike path and flee, and another making it more costly for vehicle owners to modify their mufflers just to make them roar. Some of the changes are applauded by local law enforcement – but not all. Here’s a close look at four new laws that take effect on New Year’s Day: Hit-and-run on bike paths A bicyclist who strikes a pedestrian on a bike path causing injuries or death will now ha...
Tags: News, California, Police, Sacramento, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Glendale, Bird, California Highway Patrol, Local News, Public Safety, Anaheim, Legislature, Los Angeles County, Robert Hill


1 dead, 1 injured in 405 freeway rollover

One person was killed and another injured Monday, Dec. 31, when a car rolled over into a ditch on the side of the 405 Freeway in Sherman Oaks, authorities said. The crash was reported at 4:35 a.m. on the northbound lanes of the freeway just north of Burbank Boulevard near the Sepulveda Basin, the California Highway Patrol said. One person was pronounced dead at the scene, Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department said. A second person was taken to a hospital in unknown condition, she s...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Sport, Crash, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles Fire Department, Margaret Stewart, Top Stories LADN, Sepulveda Basin, Burbank Boulevard, Crime + Public Safety


Strong winds expected to blow into the Southern California the weekend

Strong winds will sweep through Southern California into Saturday, Dec. 29, according to the National Weather Service. A wind advisory will remain in effect until 4 p.m. Saturday, with winds expected to whip through stretches in the Fontana, Crestline, Mission Viejo and Burbank areas. A separate advisory for Santa Clarita, Valencia,Woodland Hills, Northridge and Universal City was expected to end Friday afternoon. Winds reaching up to 40 to 50 mph – and isolated gusts hitting 60 mph through some...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Malibu, Southern California, West Hollywood, Burbank, Weather Service, Downey, Redlands, Universal City, Top Stories LADN


Winds will whip around in Southern California into the weekend

Strong winds will sweep through Southern California into Saturday, Dec. 29, according to the National Weather Service. A wind advisory will remain in effect until 4 p.m. Saturday, with winds expected to whip through stretches in the Fontana, Crestline, Mission Viejo and Burbank areas. A separate advisory for Santa Clarita, Valencia,Woodland Hills, Northridge and Universal City was expected to end Friday afternoon. Winds reaching up to 40 to 50 mph – and isolated gusts hitting 60 mph through some...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Sport, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Malibu, Southern California, West Hollywood, Burbank, Weather Service, Downey, Redlands, Universal City, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


2 killed, 3 injured in wrong-way crash on 5 Freeway in Sylmar

Two people were killed and three others injured this morning in a two-car collision involving a wrong-way driver on the northbound 5 Freeway transition road to the northbound 14 Freeway in Sylmar. The wrong-way driver was going southbound in the northbound lanes of the freeway, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Peter Nicholson. The northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway transition road to the northbound 14 Freeway will be blocked until at least 8 a.m., the CHP said. Firefighters responde...
Tags: News, Sport, Crash, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Local News, Peter Nicholson, Stewart, Sylmar, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety


Multi-vehicle crash along icy Cajon pass snarls traffic in Hesperia

A chain reaction, multi-vehicle collision in the Cajon pass shut down northbound lanes of the 15 freeway that were slick with ice and snow on Tuesday, Dec. 25. A motorist called police and said a vehicle had spun out on the freeway in the area of Hesperia, blocking all lanes south of Oak Hill Road at about 6:35 a.m., according to a California Highway Patrol dispatcher. Records show that dispatchers began receiving multiple reports of traffic collisions shortly thereafter. A Toyota 4Runner report...
Tags: News, Sport, Crash, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Toyota, CHP, Local News, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Trump, Huntington Beach, Cajon, West Covina, Hesperia, Cajon Pass, Lake View Terrace


Motorist arrested following multi-vehicle crash on 5 Freeway that killed Glendale man

LOS ANGELES – A 22-year-old motorist has been arrested in connection with a four-vehicle crash on the Golden State (5) Freeway that killed another motorist and injured two other people, the California Highway Patrol said today. The 22-year-old man, driving a 2015 Mercedes-Benz, was going northbound, north of the Colorado Street exit, when he rear-ended a 2009 Honda at about 7:45 p.m. Saturday. The force of that impact pushed the Honda into the rear of a 2006 Toyota and the raised concrete wall, ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Glendale, California Highway Patrol, Toyota, Honda, CHP, Local News, Nissan, Mercedes Benz, Altadena, Colorado Street, Top Stories LADN


Support more local flexibility on late alcohol sales

Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, has once again introduced legislation to allow a small number of California cities the option of extending alcohol sales times. Under current law, alcohol sales between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. are prohibited everywhere in the state. Wiener’s proposal would instruct the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to develop and oversee a five-year pilot program in which a set of cities that have indicated interest in the plan would be allowed to participate. Currently, ...
Tags: New York, California, Opinion, Senate, Sport, Soccer, Editorials, Tokyo, California Highway Patrol, Jerry Brown, West Hollywood, Legislature, Assembly, Wiener, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Sacramento San Francisco


Pedestrians crossing the street while talking on a cell phone is legal in some cities, but not all

Q. Hello Honk: I was shocked to see a handicapped person in a motorized wheelchair crossing the street at Euclid Street and La Palma Avenue in Anaheim, chatting on her cell phone. Isn’t that against the law? Don’t motorized wheelchairs have the same rules as automobiles? – Mario Luna, Anaheim A. No, that isn’t illegal under state law. “The short answer is that what your reader witnessed is not against the law,” said Duane Graham, an officer and spokesman for the California Highway Patrol in the ...
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, DMV, California Highway Patrol, Brian, Westminster, Santa, CHP, Don, Anaheim, Department of Motor Vehicles, Montclair


Chase of Orange County burglary suspects turns into South LA foot pursuit

LOS ANGELES — Authorities searched a neighborhood in South Los Angeles Wednesday morning for a Westminster suspect who fled on foot at the end of a pursuit. California Highway Patrol officers in Orange County began pursuit of two suspects in a vehicle just after 3 a.m., and the chase ended at 4:10 a.m. in the area of 65th and San Pedro streets, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Tony Polizzi. A perimeter was set up, and one suspect was taken into custody, Polizzi said. A second suspe...
Tags: News, Burglary, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Chase, California Highway Patrol, Pasadena, Local News, Orange County, San Pedro, Burbank, South Los Angeles, South LA, Polizzi


Longtime ‘visitors’ can sometimes avoid registering a vehicle here

Q. I have seen you say that new residents have 20 days to get a vehicle registered in California. What about a current California resident homeowner who retires, establishes a home in another state and stays in that other state every year for a little more than six months, so as to not be considered a California resident. When going back to their home in California for the other five months to “visit” each year, would they need to get their vehicle re-registered in California? – Larry Teachout, ...
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Davis, California Highway Patrol, CalTrans, West Sacramento, Orange County, Walnut, Imperial, Doris, Mike Davis, Nguyen, La Habra


405 Freeway in Inglewood temporarily closed as man threatened to jump; he’s now in custody

A man threatening to jump from an overpass onto the 405 freeway in Inglewood snarled traffic in both directions about 3 miles north of Los Angeles International Airport on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 11. The man was spotted sometime before 5 p.m. over southbound lanes of the freeway near Florence Ave., according to social media posts from the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles Fire Department. The man was later taken into custody unharmed, according to an update posted at 5:21 p.m. b...
Tags: News, Suicide, Sport, Traffic, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Local News, Florence, Public Safety, Inglewood, Westchester, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles Fire Department, LAFD, Florence Avenue, Top Stories LADN