LA Officials Team Up to Reverse Trend of Deadly Crashes   Без рубрики

If you are driving in the city of Los Angeles, chances are good that you haven’t received a speeding ticket. That’s because police are not able to run radar or laser on about 80 percent of the streets. The number of speeding tickets has dropped about 80 percent as well. NBC4 first reported this in June, and now the city is taking action. Updates: Download
Mourners Remember Caltrans Electrician Killed on Freeway   Без рубрики

Funeral services for a Caltrans electrician killed earlier this month when he was struck by a big rig on the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway in the Acton area will be held today in Sylmar. Services for 57-year-old Jorge Lopez begin at 11 a.m. and motorists are advised to expect 15- to 30-minute delays on local streets for the procession of Caltrans vehicles, said Karina
Former Clipper Darius Miles Reportedly Bankrupt   Без рубрики

Darius Miles is not a name that comes up all too often because the 34-year-old last played an NBA game in 2009. However, a report out of Miles’ hometown of Belleville, Illinois says the former no. 3 overall pick in the 2000 NBA Draft is bankrupt. How can an NBA star, who earned millions, end up broke? Bad investments, injuries and legal problems are the culprits,
Chicago Cop Charged Over Shooting Into Car in ’13   Без рубрики

A Chicago police officer has been indicted on federal civil rights charges after dashcam video captured him firing in to a car packed with teenagers, wounding two, as it backed away from him. Marco Proano, 41, was charged with two counts of deprivation of rights under color of law, according to U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois Zach Fardon. Mark
Edward Albee, Trenchant Playwright for a Desperate Era, Dies at 88   Без рубрики

Mr. Albee, the Pulitzer-winning playwright of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and “Three Tall Women,” among others, charted the gap between self-delusion and truth in contemporary life.
Parents Concerned After Killing of San Diego Teen in Tijuana   Без рубрики

Parents in San Ysidro told NBC 7 that they are taking extra precautions for their children after a San Diego teen was found dead in Tijuana—shot seven times in the head. Desteny Memory Hernandez, 18, was found dead last week, according to the Baja California Attorney General’s office. The Imperial Beach teenager had gone partying with her friends at a nightclub
Lakers Introduce Chinese Star Yi Jianlian   Без рубрики

On Friday, a hive of reporters gathered outside the gates of the Toyota Center before the perverbial green light allowed the swarm to move inside the building. Chinese basketball star Yi Jianlian attracted a fresh crop of international reporters to the LA Lakers, as the purple and gold began a new era of marketing to the rapidly expanding Chinese basketball audience.
It’s often impossible for transgender people to find a job. This program can help.   Other

Landing a job can be tough under any circumstances. But discrimination can make the job hunt for transgender people even more difficult. Michaela Mendelsohn hopes to remedy that. Mendelsohn, a successful franchisee of six El Pollo Loco restaurants and a transgender woman herself, has employed trans people at her restaurants for years.
Someone put Harambe in Street Fighter so you can keep your genitals in your pants   Без рубрики

If #DicksOutForHarambe isn’t your thing, maybe you’d prefer to pay tribute to the fallen gorilla with some fisticuffs and magic. Harambe vs Capcom is a real video game that features everyone’s favorite gorilla, insane special moves and a touch of storyline to round off the rough edges. Harambe, if you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past several months,