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  • Officials await return of ex-USC professor accused of sex crimes

    U.S. officials are working with Mexican authorities to bring a former USC professor accused of sexually abusing children back into this country, FBI officials said. Walter Lee Williams, 64, was arrested Tuesday evening by Mexican authorities, Bill...
  • Travel info for Boracay Island, Philippines

    Travel info for Boracay Island, Philippines
    The best way to Boracay, Philippines From LAX, Philippine Airlines offers nonstop service to Manila, and All Nippon Airways, JAL, Cathay Pacific, Asiana, Delta, Korean, Hawaiian, Air China, Singapore and Malaysia offer connecting service (change of...
  • Limousine's back doors were locked, fire victim's husband says

    Limousine's back doors were locked, fire victim's husband says
    The rear passenger doors were locked on a limousine that caught fire on a Bay Area bridge, fatally trapping five of its passengers, the husband of one of the victims said. John Balon told the San Francisco Chronicle that one of the limo’s...
  • Limo fire: U.S., Philippine leaders offer condolences for victims

    Limo fire: U.S., Philippine leaders offer condolences for victims
    Government officials from the United States and the Philippines took to social media this week to express condolences to the families of a group of Filipina nurses who died in a Bay Area limousine fire over the weekend. “Condolences to the Fojas...
  • Limo fire: Victim planned Manila hilltop wedding, father says

    Limo fire: Victim planned Manila hilltop wedding, father says
    A woman killed over the weekend in a Bay Area limousine fire was going to have a wedding on a hilltop in the Philippines, her family said. Neriza Fojas, 31, had already had a civil wedding ceremony in Las Vegas with her husband, Carlo Moya, but was...
  • Killer convicted after 15 years on the lam

      Killer convicted after 15 years on the lam
    After more than 15 years on the lam, former fugitive Giovanni Spiller was convicted late Tuesday of a 1996 slaying that left the victim's family shattered and exposed weaknesses in America's system for apprehending international fugitives. FBI agents...
  • Trouble in party paradise: Boracay Island in Philippines

    Trouble in party paradise: Boracay Island in Philippines
    BORACAY, Philippines — Can a million and a half people be wrong? That's how many vacationers are expected to visit Boracay Island this year. Can Travel & Leisure be wrong? That's the magazine that crowned Boracay the best island in the world....
  • LCAD student prepares for Philippines

    LCAD student prepares for Philippines
    This summer, 20-year-old Laguna College of Art + Design student Jessica Necor will do something she's never done: travel outside of the U.S. to the Philippines. On July 18, the graphic design major will join seven others on a three-week trip, where they...
  • Limo that went up in flames carried too many passengers, CHP says

    The limousine that became engulfed in flames on the Hayward-San Mateo Bridge was authorized to transport eight passengers but was carrying nine, the California Highway Patrol said Monday. The 1999 Lincoln Town Car is regulated by the state Public...
  • Limo fire: Grief at Oakland nursing home where victims worked

    Limo fire: Grief at Oakland nursing home where victims worked
    An Oakland nursing home was reeling Monday as staff and residents assessed the magnitude of their loss: Eight of the nurses involved in a deadly limousine fire had ties to the home. Four of them were killed. Officials at the Fruitvale Healthcare...
  • Limo fire: Driver describes last minutes on the bridge

    Limo fire: Driver describes last minutes on the bridge
    A limousine burst into flames when a rear door was opened in an attempt to save the passengers inside, the limo’s driver told CNN in an interview Monday afternoon. “Everything happened so fast,” LimoStop Inc. driver Orville Brown, 46,...
  • Limo fire: Death toll 'beyond words,' CHP official says

    Limo fire: Death toll 'beyond words,' CHP official says
    Officials said they were stunned by the loss of life after a limousine burst into flames Saturday night on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, leaving five women dead. “Any time we have a significant loss of life it's very difficult, but given the...