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Cecilia Abadie models her Google Glass as she talks with her attorney outside of traffic court Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Woman fights ticket for driving with Google Glass

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to what is believed to be the first traffic citation alleging a motorist was using Google’s computer-in-an-eyeglass. The device, known as Google Glass, features […]

12/03/2013

People stand around a roadway memorial at the site of the auto crash that took the life of actor Paul Walker and another man, in Valencia, Calif., Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Area of Walker car crash known for street racing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The neighborhood where “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker died in a one-car crash is known to attract street racers, according to law enforcement officials. Walker and his friend and fellow […]

12/02/2013

91 freeway crash caused when man grabbed steering wheel

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say a 25-year-old man and a 7-year-old boy were killed in a crash caused when the man grabbed the steering wheel while his girlfriend was driving on a Southern California […]

11/26/2013

Crews clear rock slide that blocked Malibu artery

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Crews have cleared a rock slide that blocked one lane of a main Malibu artery for nearly two hours, causing traffic backups on several connecting roads. California Highway Patrol Officer Monica […]

11/11/2013

This photo provided by the U.S. Customs & Border Protection shows a recently recovered a 1953 Triumph motorcycle which was stolen more than 46 years ago from its owner’s backyard in Omaha, Nebraska in 1967. (AP Photo/U.S. Customs & Border Protection)

Man glad stolen motorcycle found after 46 years

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Donald DeVault wonders what kind of memories his Triumph motorcycle helped make in the 46 years since it was stolen. The 73-year-old Omaha man learned last week that California authorities had […]

11/06/2013

(Photo: Drowsy Driving Prevention Week)

‘Drowsy Driving’ week provides resources and information

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Today marks the start of “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week,” during which the California Highway Patrol and other state agencies will remind motorists to stay alert while driving. The annual campaign provides […]

11/04/2013

Google Glass

Driver expects to fight Google Glass ticket

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California woman cited for wearing Internet-connected eyeglasses while driving plans to contest the citation. Cecilia Abadie was pulled over for speeding Tuesday evening in San Diego, when a California […]

10/31/2013

LA jury awards $150M in wrongful death case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has determined a trucking company and one of its drivers should pay $150 million in damages to a 13-year-old girl who watched her family burn to death in a […]

10/29/2013

desert tortoise

Large tortoise hit and killed on I-10

WHITEWATER, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol says a tortoise weighing an estimated 150 pounds was killed as it tried to cross a Southern California freeway. The Desert Sun reports that the tortoise was […]

10/14/2013

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Not guilty plea entered for Odom in DUI case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBA player Lamar Odom has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence in connection with his arrest in August. Odom didn’t appear in court for the […]

10/09/2013

(Photo Credit: California Highway Patrol)

9 hurt as big-rig hits work crew on the 60 freeway

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a big-rig truck has smashed into California Department of Transportation vehicles and a crew picking up litter on a Southern California freeway, injuring nine people. Spokeswoman Maria Raptis […]

09/18/2013

California Public Employees' Retirement System (AP Photo)

Report: pension payouts doubled after benefit bump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s biggest public pension system saw retirement payouts for new retirees double between 1999 and 2012 as higher pensions established years ago started taking effect. New CalPERS data analyzed by the […]

09/09/2013

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