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Whittier woman identified in wrong-way car crash on 605 Freeway in Irwindale

Coroner's officials on Monday identified the man and woman who died in a wrong-way car crash on the 605 Freeway in Irwindale on Sunday. The woman, who was suspected by California Highway Patrol officials of driving under the influence, was identified as Valerie Jubilee Venegas, 21, of Whittier, said

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 22:13:39

This is how San Gabriel Valley and Whittier-area cities will learn to help the homeless

When Arcadia police officers encounter homeless people in the city, they reach out to organizations in Pasadena or other nearby cities to find help for them. Councilwoman April Verlato hopes the city can find a better way to offer resources for the city's homeless a little closer to home. "There jus

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2017-11-20 21:05:13

Man wounded in Whittier shooting

A man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg after an argument escalated into a shooting on Saturday morning, police said. The attack took place just after 5 a.m. in an apartment complex carport in an alley behind the 7200 block of Milton Avenue, Whittier police Lt. Bryan Ellis said. "A car pulled up.


Detectives investigate West Whittier homicide

Detectives are investigating a man's death in West Whittier on Thursday as a homicide, authorities announced Friday. Few details were initially available regarding the fatal incident, which took place about 7:45 p.m. in a residential neighborhood in the 5700 block of Ben Alder Avenue, Deputy Joana W


Whittier man suspected of residential burglary in Santa Fe Springs

A Whittier man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of residential burglary and drug violations, authorities said in a written statement. Victor Salazar, 42, was allegedly seen by a neighbor trying to enter a residence at 4:30 p.m. in the 12100 block of Lakeland Road in Santa Fe Springs, Whittier poli


Two-vehicle crash in Pico Rivera kills a 20-year-old victim

A man was killed Monday in a two-vehicle crash in Pico Rivera. The crash occurred about 7:10 a.m. at Rosemead Boulevard and Gallatin Road, the California Highway Patrol reported. The man, in his 20s, died at the scene, the coroner's office reported. His name was withheld, pending notification of his

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2017-11-20 19:05:48

Crash near Pico Rivera kills 1, prompts SigAlert, sends 2 to hospital

One person was killed Monday in a multi-vehicle crash in an unincorporated area near Pico Rivera, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash was called into the CHP at 7:09 a.m. at Rosemead Boulevard and Gallatin Road, said Officer Stephanie Norton of the CHP Southern Division office. One person

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2017-11-20 16:27:18

City-owned Montebello hotel is a money pit

The city of Montebello owns a hotel, which so far has not generated a penny of income; meanwhile, the city is behind on paying the management company that operates it - by more than $1 million. The disclosures came to light in an 18-page analysis of a proposed new agreement with the same firm that o

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 16:01:02

State aid panel expresses concern at LI's 6.6% poverty rate

State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon, left, Brian Stratton, director of the state Canal Corporation, RoAnn Destito, commissioner of the Office of General Services, listen to Mahmood Hussain, director of the Diabetes and Obesity Research Center during a tour of NYU Winthrop Research Institute in

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 15:24:18

Suffolk County SPCA Detectives Charge Deer Park Man With Animal Cruelty

Marc Henig, 60, of Deer Park, was charged with animal cruelty and neglect, a misdemeanor, after an investigation. The Suffolk County SPCA responded to a complaint that numerous dogs were living in unsanitary and unhealthy conditions, and one dog was lacking adequate veterinary care. Marc Henig, 60,

LONGISLAND.COM - 2017-11-20 18:54:49

SPCA: Dog neglect leads to animal cruelty charge for Deer Park man

A Deer Park man faces an animal cruelty charge stemming from the neglect of one of his dogs, the SPCA said Monday. The Suffolk County SPCA said Marc Henig, 60, was charged Saturday after an investigation into a complaint that he had "numerous dogs" living in "unsanitary and unhealthy conditions," of

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 15:43:12

Holiday house tours on Long Island

A house ready to welcome visitors on last year's holiday home tour in Lloyd Harbor. Photo Credit: Veronique Louis Over the next few weeks, private homes and museums throughout Long Island will decorate for the holidays, letting visitors peel back the figurative wrapping paper and take a look insid

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 21:19:00

Simply Thai opens in Copiague

Khao soi, noodles in coconut-milk broth topped by fried noodles, at Simply Thai in Copiague. Photo Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus Here's hoping the second time is the charm. Simply Thai has opened in the Copiague location that was, for less than a year, Thai Red Chillies. That restaurant closed du

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Centereach Fire Department brings cheer with shoebox-stuffed ambulance

It wasn't quite Santa's sleigh, but it was large, red and carried presents, so an ambulance was good enough for the Selden Fire Department, which took over Santa's duties last week and stuffed 100 shoeboxes with gifts for poor young children all over the world.Volunteers help fill a Centereach Fire

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-20 18:00:52

Skoufis pusing for removal of "zombie" poles

Assemblyman James Skoufis is pushing for utility companies to remove "zombie" poles, or double poles no longer in use. The Woodbury Democrat said in a news release that his district has about 1,100 zombie poles. "The Hudson Valley is known for its environment and natural beauty," said Skoufis. "Nobo

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-20 14:29:01

Stony Brook Children's Hospital gets $50,000 cancer study grant

Stony Brook Children's Hospital has been awarded a $50,000 from St. Baldrick's Foundation, which supports pediatric cancer research, the nonprofit organization announced Monday. The foundation, located in Los Angeles, is the largest private funder of childhood cancer-research grants nationwide. The

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 21:50:53

Cops: Man found dead in East Patchogue may be hit-run victim

Authorities are investigating whether a man found dead Saturday night in East Patchogue was the victim of a hit and run, Suffolk County police said. Police said the victim was found on Falcon Avenue shortly after 6:30 p.m. by a passing motorist. There was no further information immediately available

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-19 13:23:35

Port Jeff Brewing Co. Opening New Patchogue Beer Project

Patchogue already boasts Long Island's oldest craft brewery, Brick House Brewery,founded in 1996, and its largest brewery, Blue Point Brewing, scheduled to open a new 60,000-barrel facility next summer. Craft beer has helped power the revitalization of the bustling South Shore village, with a lively


Ambulance HQ may cost more to build, Brookhaven officials say

The cost of a new headquarters for the South Country Ambulance District may go up by as much as 21 percent after construction bids came in higher than expected, Brookhaven Town officials said Thursday. Town Supervisor Edward P. Romaine said bids submitted by contractors interested in building the 26

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 11:00:30

Brookhaven delays razing 'decrepit' Eastport house amid dispute

The owner, a developer, plans to build an office, bank and pharmacy at the location. But civic activists want to move early settler's house and restore it. Brookhaven Town wants to demolish this historic Montauk Highway house in Eastport because it is abandoned and in disrepair. Photo Credit: Jessi

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 11:00:00