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  • Woman, girl killed when car crashes into Riverside bus bench

     
    A woman and girl were killed Friday when a car veered across three lanes of a Riverside street and hit the bus bench where they were sitting, police said....
  • Actor Nick Stahl lewd conduct allegation under review

     
    Los Angeles prosecutors expect to receive an LAPD report on actor Nick Stahl's arrest on suspicion of lewd conduct at an adult movie shop in Hollywood on Monday and will then make a decision whether to file misdemeanor charges against......
  • Halliburton Searching for Lost Radioactive Device

    Halliburton Searching for Lost Radioactive Device
    WEST TEXAS (KTLA) -- If you're traveling through Texas and see a 7-inch steel rod anywhere in the bushes, let Halliburton know. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, an oil field service crew was transporting the small piece of...
  • Peace Park statue vandalized, again

    Peace Park statue vandalized, again
    Vandals tore the left arm from the Peace Park statue Sadako and the Thousand Cranes at NE Pacific Street and NE 40th Street, just west of University Bridge's north end, Seattle Parks and Recreation said Wednesday. The damage is similar to the vandalism...
  • The Markley TV Club: Final Season of 'West Wing'

    The Markley TV Club: Final Season of 'West Wing'
    My roommate Pat and I recently, for some reason, watched the final season of “The West Wing” together on Netflix, which produced a number of arguments, speculations, and asides that I have compiled in an e-mail exchange for the inaugural...
  • From disaster comes knowledge

    Beverly Findlay-Kaneko has used her memories of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan two years ago to start making a change in her new home of Huntington Beach. Findlay-Kaneko was in Japan when those natural disasters led to three...
  • Japan still struggling to restore power to cool down reactors

    Japan still struggling to restore power to cool down reactors
    Fighting exhaustion and radiation fears, engineers struggled anew Saturday to complete the crucial task of hooking a crippled nuclear plant to the electricity grid to help cool down damaged reactors. The official count of dead and missing in the quake and...
  • New progress, worries in Japan nuclear crisis

    New progress, worries in Japan nuclear crisis
    Japan took a step toward possibly getting its nuclear disaster under control Sunday as electricity to power some reactor cooling systems was restored and previous efforts to lower reactor temperatures with seawater at the battered Fukushima atomic...
  • Radiation spikes add to nuclear peril in Japan

    Radiation spikes add to nuclear peril in Japan
    A series of grim developments hit a shaken Japan on Wednesday, including reports that high-level radiation may have leaked from a second damaged nuclear reactor and emergency workers being forced to temporarily abandon the crippled complex. The...
  • U.S. is increasing nuclear power through uprating

    U.S. is increasing nuclear power through uprating
    The U.S. nuclear industry is turning up the power on old reactors, spurring quiet debate over the safety of pushing aging equipment beyond its original specifications. The little-publicized practice, known as uprating, has expanded the country's nuclear...
  • 40 years later, toxic waste still haunts pockets of DuPage County

    40 years later, toxic waste still haunts pockets of DuPage County
    Lurking beneath the surface of the West Branch of the DuPage River are the remnants of radioactive contamination left behind by a factory that was shuttered almost four decades ago. The Rare Earths Facility in West Chicago not only was a major employer...
  • Uncle Luke headed to Sundance with 'freaky' short

     
    “The Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke,” a short film anchored by former 2 Live Crew frontman Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell, has been selected to screen at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival as part of the short film program....