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How much more a parking ticket may cost you in Rancho Cucamonga

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> Getting a parking citation in the city will cost you more come July 1. The City Council voted 4-0 this week to adjust fines associated w...

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  • Automotive accidents

    Tractor trailer topples, closing Waterman off-ramp on the 10 Freeway

    SAN BERNARDINO >> A tractor trailer toppled onto its side as it exited the eastbound 10 Freeway onto Waterman Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, prompting authorities to shut down the off-ramp, according to California Highway Patrol reports. The crash was reported just after noon on the northbound Waterman Avenue off-ramp, the CHP incident log shows. No one was hurt. The tractor trailer managed to come off the off-ramp but tipped once it was on Waterman Avenue. Caltrans...

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  • Automotive accidents

    Culinary collision: Wine truck hits big rig hauling 70K pounds of beef in Ontario

    ONTARIO >> A crash between a tractor trailer carrying wine and a second tractor trailer hauling 70,000 of beef has snarled traffic on the 60 Freeway near Ontario Tuesday. The crash was first reported around 12:30 p.m. on the westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway near Haven Avenue, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Devon Boatman. The slow lane of the freeway was blocked and is expected to remain closed until a large tow truck can removed the damaged vehicles from...

    Beatriz Valenzuela
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  • Automotive accidents

    Coroner releases name of pedestrian killed in San Bernardino crash

    The San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office on Monday released the name of a San Bernardino man who was struck by a car and killed last Tuesday. Thomas Carrasco, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:16 a.m. June 20 on Fifth Street just west of Garner Avenue, according to the Coroner’s website. Another man was also struck and critically injured, authorities said. Police, at the time, said the men “darted out” in front of the car after coming out...

    Ali Tadayon
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  • Automotive accidents

    Arizona residents identified as victims in Yucaipa fatal rollover

    YUCAIPA >> California Highway Patrol officials identified the man and woman killed in a rollover crash after being ejected from their Jeep Friday. Shortly before 1 p.m. a blue 2003 Jeep Liberty was westbound on the 10 Freeway near Live Oak Canyon traveling near 80 mph when, for reasons unknown, it cut across all lane of the freeway and up an embankment,...

    Doug Saunders
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  • Automotive accidents

    Placerita fire forces evacuations in Santa Clarita; 14 Freeway reopens following full closure

    SANTA CLARITA >> Mandatory evacuations were ordered for the Santa Clarita area around a rapidly spreading brush fire sparked by a car crash Sunday afternoon that forced the closure of the 14 Freeway in both directions and destroyed a prop house. The blaze quickly grew to more than 870 acres by the evening, fueled by tinder-dry brush and driven by winds amid triple-digit heat. • PHOTOS:

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  • Automotive accidents

    Deputies respond to fatal Apple Valley crash

    APPLE VALLEY >> A fatal crash occurred Sunday morning in Apple Valley. The single-vehicle crash was reported at 7:03 a.m. at the intersection of Tussing Ranch Road and Mockingbird Avenue, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log, which described the incident as a fatality. San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene. No other details were immediately available. This story is developing. Check back for updates.

    Ali Tadayon
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  • Explosions

    Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing more than 150

    BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan >> An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise. Dr. Javed Iqbal at Bahawalpur’s Victoria Hospital in south Punjab said the latest deaths occurred at a hospital in Multan where some of the 50 critically injured, many of whom suffered extensive burns, had been taken. The...

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  • Rail accidents

    Metrolink train strikes, kills man; delaying the San Bernardino Line

    Metrolink trains along the San Bernardino Line were delayed more than two hours after a person was struck and killed on the tracks in Los Angeles, Metrolink and fire officials said. The train -- SB Line 316 -- struck the man at 3:53 p.m. at 5150 E. State University Drive, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The man, who appeared to be in his 40s, died at the scene. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in investigating. San Bernardino-bound...

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  • Automotive accidents

    Crash on 10 Freeway in Yucaipa kills two, prompts SigAlert

    YUCAIPA >> Two lanes of the westbound 10 Freeway will be closed for an undetermined amount of time while California Highway Patrol officers investigate a double fatal crash between a big rig and an SUV, officials said Friday. The crash prompted officials to initiate a SigAlert. Shortly before 1 p.m., CHP was notified that a collision between a blue Jeep and a big rig sent the SUV rolling over several times, officials said. Both occupants of the Jeep were ejected and...

    Doug Saunders
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  • Automotive accidents

    South Gate man killed in 40 Freeway rollover accident

    A 48-year-old man from the Los Angeles County city of South Gate was killed Thursday afternoon, June 22, when his car rolled over on the I-40 between Barstow and Needles, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. west of Kelbaker Road. The driver, who name was not announced, was westbound in a 2011 Toyota Prius when he drifted to the left and then overcorrected to the right, causing the car to overturn in the open desert, the CHP said. The...

    Brian Rokos
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