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Metrolink engineer dies from Oxnard crash

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The engineer of the Metrolink train that struck a truck on the tracks in Oxnard died today at a Los Angeles hospital. Glenn William Steele, 62, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at 3:59 a.m., according to Oxnard police and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office. The crash occurred around 6 a.m. […]

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Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the ever-logical Mr. Spock in “Star Trek” on television and on the silver screen, died today at his Bel-Air home at age 83. Nimoy’s wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed his death, saying the cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy revealed in recent months he had […]

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Officer Dies

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Kathleen Talbot, a patrol officer at the Rampart Station, succumbed to her injuries today, said Officer Nuria Vanegas of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section. News of her death was first posted on the Internet by chief Charlie Beck, who offered condolences. In 2011, Talbot had been honored by […]

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Tommy Ramone dies at 65, last surviving original band member

Tom Erdelyi, better known as Tommy Ramone, the founding drummer and last surviving original member of the Ramones, the New York City band whose dizzying, short blasts of melody codified the sound of punk rock, died on Friday at his home in Ridgewood, Queens. He was 65. The cause was cancer of the bile duct, […]

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