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Traffic Snarled On The Westside As Israeli Prime Minister Continues Trip

Drivers on the Westside were experiencing heavier than usual traffic congestion Wednesday evening as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued his visit to California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

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Study: Los Angeles Worst City In US For Gridlock

A recent study has confirmed what many Angelenos already know: Los Angeles has the worst traffic in the nation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

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Gas Prices Back On The Climb As Refineries Prepare For Rising Temperatures

AAA says the average price of a gallon of gas now tops $3.93 in L.A. County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2014

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26-Year-Old Woman Killed After Suspected Drunk Driver Collides Into Spun-Out Vehicle

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after his car collided with another car, that had spun-out, on a rain-slicked freeway near Dodger Stadium, killing the spun-out driver.

03/01/2014

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AAA Offers Safety Tips For Driving In The Rain After Accidents Doubled During Slick Conditions

According to the California Highway Patrol, more than 100 accidents happened on the roads Wednesday night – double the amount during the same time period last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

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Street Closures Take Effect For Oscar Prep

A host of streets are expected to close Sunday evening in preparation for next weekend’s 86th Academy Awards ceremony.

02/23/2014

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Study: Prenatal Exposure To Air Pollution May Reduce Newborns’ Skull Size

Researchers say pregnant women living near freeways or other places with high concentrations of air pollution may be at greater risk of delivering a baby with a smaller head.

02/19/2014

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LA’s Request For More Left Turn Arrows No Practical Order For Department Of Transportation

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation receives plenty of requests annually to study the most dangerous intersections in the city with the consideration of adding left turn arrows.

02/18/2014

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SB 101 Fwy In Hollywood Reopened After Big Rig Smashes Into Several Vehicles

The southbound lanes of the 101 Freeway in Hollywood were temporarily blocked Tuesday after a big rig smashed into several vehicles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2014

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Final Day of ‘Jamzilla’ Slows Holiday Travelers On 405 Freeway

Crews Monday night were wrapping up the construction work, dubbed “Jamzilla,” that’s partially shut down the northbound 405 Freeway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/17/2014

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Interstate 5 Named Worst Calif. Freeway For Traffic

Those who like to argue — or brag — about the worst commute in this traffic-tangled state have a new measure of their misery.

02/13/2014

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Deadly Motorcycle Crash In North Hills Snarls Traffic On Northbound 405 Freeway

The collision occurred at 8:44 p.m. on the freeway south of Roscoe Boulevard, according to California Highway Patrol.

01/13/2014

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Big Rig Towing Cement Mixer Overturns, Shuts Down Fwy Transition Road

A major freeway transition road that runs through Boyle Heights was shut down Monday night after a big rig towing a cement mixer overturned.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013

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Trapped Motorist Rescued From Flaming Vehicle By Passing LAPD Bomb Squad Officer, 2 Civilians

A trapped motorist was rescued from a burning vehicle on the 405 Freeway on Wednesday by two civilians and an LAPD bomb squad officer, who just happened to be driving by.

12/25/2013

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Traffic At A Standstill In SoCal On Christmas Eve

Traffic in the Southland was at a standstill Tuesday night due to the holidays.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2013

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