Mayor Eric Garcetti Monday announced new Los Angeles Fire Department initiatives to reduce residential fire fatalities, including the availability of free smoke alarms at LA fire stations.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports 99 pedestrians were killed, falling just behind New York City, where 127 pedestrians were fatally struck in the same year.
Five people were killed and at least one person was injured in a fiery wreck in Burbank, authorities said Saturday.
Three people were killed and two others were wounded in four separate shootings in the Pomona area, authorities said Sunday.
A mother and a daughter from Orange County were separated after their dangerously close proximity to the explosions got them caught up in the chaos of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Authorities say three people have been killed in a helicopter crash in Acton.
Officials say the victims — a woman and a 4-year-old child — were transported to nearby Kaiser Hospital where they were declared dead.
Three students from Boston University, including a 21-year-old from Huntington Beach, have died and five others were injured in a crash in New Zealand.
Two people found dead in the Riverside County portion of Joshua Tree National Park were identified Wednesday as European tourists.
A new study says a dip in the number of fatal car crashes is due in large part to the growing system of red-light cameras around the nation, but opponents say the results are inconclusive at best.