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El Monte Police Declare Stricter Enforcement of Traffic Laws After Fatal Collisions

Police on Wednesday declared stricter enforcement of traffic laws in El Monte, where vehicles fatally hit two local pedestrians over a recent two-year period. The operation to promote bike and pedestrian safety will focus in the area of Valley Boulevard and Gibson Road, according to a statement from

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-17 16:36:45

Man Found Shot To Death In Montebello Riverbed

MONTEBELLO (CBSLA) - Police have launched a homicide investigation after a man in his 30s was found dead from gunshot wounds in a Montebello riverbed early Wednesday morning. Montebello police report that a 911 caller discovered the body at approximately 1:36 a.m. along a bike path in the Rio Hondo

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-17 07:00:25

Armed couple rob Whittier gas station market, then get away

A woman with tattoos on her face and a man wearing a bandanna over his face robbed a Whittier am/pm at gunpoint Monday night. Officers later found the now-empty cash register on Turnbull Canyon Road. Police don't know yet the amount taken during the robbery. Whittier police Sgt. Jose Escobedo said a

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 01:04:52

El Monte police watching intersection where 2016 hit-and-run killed woman, 74

El Monte police will keep a close eye on one city intersection Wednesday, two years after a pedestrian was killed there. The department will conduct a "crosswalk enforcement operation" from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersection of Gibson Road and Valley Boulevard. Officers will ask drivers and passer

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2018-01-17 04:31:56

Pedestrian killed in Montebello collision

A 67-year-old Montebello man died Monday after he was hit by a car.. Montebello Police Lt. Julio Calleros said the man was not in a crosswalk when the collision occurred in the 400 block of Washington Boulevard around 5:40 p.m. Calleros said a car traveling east on Washington Boulevard struck the ma

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 23:15:55

Body found near bicycle path in Montebello

A body was found early Wednesday near a bike path in Montebello. The body was discovered by a passerby near Bluff Road and Roosevelt Avenue, according to authorities and reports from the scene. Information was not immediately available on the person's gender or cause of death. A body was found early

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-01-17 14:30:01

California Lawmaker Wants to Prohibit Restaurants From Providing Plastic Straws Unless Requested

For Assemblyman Ian Calderon, it was apparently the last straw. Straws are seen on the bar counter at a restaurant in Los Angeles in this file photo from June 28, 2016. (Credit: Los Angeles Times) The Democratic legislator from Whittier read reports by environmental groups that up to 500 million pla

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-17 01:13:08

Witness Tracks Hit And Run Suspect In Alhambra

One person was hurt in a hit and run crash in Alhambra, and a witness who followed the alleged driver helped police make an arrest. ALHAMBRA, CA - At least one person was injured in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening in Alhambra and the driver who fled was caught moments later after being followed

PATCH - 2018-01-17 17:12:02

Brentwood Passenger Killed After Car Crashes Into Median: Police

COMMACK, NY - A passenger was killed after a car crashed into the median on the Sunken Meadow Parkway on Tuesday morning, according to State Police. At about 2:38 a.m., a blue 2007 Honda Civic left the roadway while on the southbound Sunken Meadow Parkway sound of Jericho Turnpike in Commack, and st

PATCH - 2018-01-16 19:03:54

Huntington lawyer arrested for pulling gun on client

Pierre Bazile, of Huntington Station, was arrested Jan. 15 and charged with second-degree menancing. Photo from SCPD Suffolk Police have arrested a lawyer from Huntington Station Jan. 15 after he allegedly pointed a handgun at a client after a dispute. Pierre Bazile, who works for the Law Office of

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-01-16 15:54:01

LIRR draining, refilling water tanks after brown faucet water seen

The Long Island Rail Road said it is checking the water and cleaning the spigots on all of its trains after a video surfaced on Twitter Monday showing brown water coming from a faucet on an LIRR train. The video shows someone placing their hand under a motion-activated faucet and brown-colored wate

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 18:04:00

Pat Benatar still blazing trails for female rockers

Pat Benatar is still blazing trails for female rockers nearly four decades after her groundbreaking debut "In the Heat of the Night." "I sounded like Julie Andrews," the Lindenhurst native told CNN's Brooke Baldwin earlier this month in the new series "American Woman." "I wanted to be Robert Plant."

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-17 15:23:00

Self-Proclaimed MS-13 Gang Members Rob Cabbie on Long Island: Police

Two men who admitted to being MS-13 gang members were arrested after they robbed a cabbie on Long Island, police said. Jeremy Jones, 27, and Jose Molina, 20, were both charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. The two men from Queens robbed the taxi driver


ICYMI: Meth, Cocaine, Heroin Among Drugs Found In Woodbury Home

Incase you missed it, here's a story that appeared last month in Syosset Patch: WOODBURY, NY - Two Woodbury men were arrested after $5,000 worth of crystal meth and other drugs were found in their apartment on Tuesday evening, according to Nassau Police. An investigation led to a search warrant of a


Simply Thai review: Copiague restaurant impresses with warm service, authentic cooking

Simply Thai is new restaurant in Copiague that offers authentic dishes from chef Nae Wipaporn Sittidej, a native of Thailand. The highlight of Simply Thai's noodle dishes is khao soi. Sittidej takes Newsday through the process of making it but won't reveal her secrets. (Credit: Daniel Brennan) ESSEN

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-17 14:56:00

Southside Hospital upgrades emergency room, creates more parking

The Bay Shore facility will spend at least $112 million to renovate its ER, add cardiac labs and expand lots to ease downtown parking. Southside Hospital's emergency room expansion, seen on Jan. 10, 2018, is part of a $112 million renovation. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz Southside Hospital vis

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 11:00:00

Drunk Man Urinates On Moviegoers | PatchPM

Share-worthy stories from the Illinois Patch network to talk about tonight: Moviegoers called police to report "an intoxicated male subject urinating on people." Starting this week, lane closures are in effect through 2020 as work beings on the Midway Modernization Project. A woman agreed to record

PATCH - 2018-01-16 21:54:17

Home, Cars Struck In Aurora MLK Weekend Shootings

AURORA, IL - No one was hurt in two recent Aurora shootings, but police are looking for answers. The first took place Monday around 9:34 p.m. in the 700 block of N. View Street where a house and a car were both struck by gunfire, police said. Suspect descriptions are lacking, but police did say that

PATCH - 2018-01-17 01:40:51

Earlville woman dies in fire in farmhouse

EARLVILLE - An early morning house fire in rural Earlville claimed the life of Mary L. Kinney, 72, according to a press release from La Salle County Coroner William Wujek and the La Salle County Sheriff's Office. Earlville Fire Chief Larry Todd said the fire was reported in a farmhouse near East 135

NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 17:21:00

Sheridan residents continue to question sites

Four Sheridan residents have voiced concerns over two Sheridan sand pits the Village Board approved with a special use permit. Branko Vardijan, of Joliet Land Company - formerly Sheridan Sand and Gravel - owns two clean construction or demolition debris landfills in Sheridan: one at 105 S. Weinsland

OTTAWA TIMES - 2018-01-17 03:54:09