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Off-duty officer shoots in road-rage confrontation

CHINO HILLS, Calif. (AP) – Investigators say an off-duty police officer confronted after a freeway road rage incident opened fire and wounded two men, sending one to a hospital. San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies answering […]

10/06/2012

Road rage spurs shooting

SAN JUAN CAPSITRANO (CNS) – A road rage conflict erupted into a shooting on Ortega Highway east of Orange county, a Riverside County sheriff’s sergeant said today. Michael Economides, 37, was booked Friday night on […]

10/06/2012

So Cal rocket prepares for lift off

HAWTHORNE (CNS) – While a retired Space Shuttle is about to crawl across Los Angeles, a rocket made just a few miles away is about to be launched as the first private enterprise booster to […]

10/06/2012

Calif. gas prices hit all-time high

LOS ANGELES (AP) – It’s a record, though just barely. The price of gasoline hit an all-time average high in California of $4.6140 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced supply and a volatile market. […]

10/06/2012

United computer outages cause delays

(AP) – This time, the flight delays were of the electronic variety. United Airlines passengers ended up facing delays and long lines after some of the airline‘s major computer systems and its Web site failed. […]

08/29/2012

United Airlines struggles with computer problems

(AP) — United Airlines is having major computer problems that are affecting its operations at airports, and its website. The airline will only say that it has a “network outage.” Its main website, United.com, is […]

08/28/2012

Now arriving on time: Your flight and suitcase

(AP) – U.S. airlines are more punctual and less likely to lose your bag than at any time in more than two decades. Nearly 84 percent of domestic flights arrived within 15 minutes of their […]

08/09/2012

Airpots readying for 'Carmageddon 2'

(CNS) – Los Angeles World Airports today announced plans to ready its two airports likely to be effected by the forthcoming closure at the end of September of the San Diego (405) Freeway through the […]

08/02/2012

London transit system endures heavy load

(AP) – Today has brought the first big test of London’s transit system during the summer Olympics — since it’s the first working day since the games started over the weekend. Prime Minister David Cameron […]

07/30/2012

Bomb threat closes Detroit-Canada commuter tunnel

(AP) – Officials have shut down an international commuter tunnel connecting Detroit with Windsor, Ontario, as authorities investigate a bomb threat. Detroit Windsor Tunnel chief executive Neal Belitsky says the tunnel was closed Thursday afternoon […]

07/12/2012

Challenges remain for Calif. high-speed rail plan

(AP) – California lawmakers may have given their OK to what would be the nation’s first high-speed rail line, but the project is still a long way from leaving the station. Among the challenges that […]

07/09/2012

Spirit jet diverts to Houston with unruly traveler

(AP) – Police say an 86-year-old partially blind man who cannot speak English became unruly onboard a Spirit Airlines flight to Florida, compelling the pilot to divert to Houston. Spirit Airlines says Flight 310 from […]

07/09/2012

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