Cahuenga Boulevard: Violent crash caught on video in Hollywood, where residents say stretch of road is notorious for collisions

Cahuenga Boulevard: Violent crash caught on video in Hollywood, where residents say stretch of road is notorious for collisions

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KABC) — Residents living on Cahuenga Boulevard near the 101 Freeway in Hollywood are urging Los Angeles city leaders to make that stretch of road safer after yet another violent hit-and-run crash. “It just sounded like a jet engine went like went down,” said Rich Kane, describing the moment when an out-of-control vehicle … Read more

NYC crime: Man in critical condition after being struck by stolen U-Haul in hit-and-run in Long Island City, Queens

NYC crime: Man in critical condition after being struck by stolen U-Haul in hit-and-run in Long Island City, Queens

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens (WABC) — A search is underway after a man was struck by a U-Haul truck that fled the scene in Queens. It happened after police tried to stop the truck just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at 21st Street and Borden Avenue in Long Island City. The driver did not pull over … Read more

Charges dropped against Canberra woman involved in hit-and-run atop Mount Ainslie

Charges dropped against Canberra woman involved in hit-and-run atop Mount Ainslie

A Canberra woman who was involved in a hit-and-run on Mount Ainslie last year has had her charges dismissed in the ACT Magistrates Court, after a mental health report. Key points: The woman is no longer facing charges but has been urged to focus on her mental health She was driving late at night with a friend … Read more

NYC hit and run: Woman struck, killed by vehicle while crossing street on Upper East Side, Manhattan

NYC hit and run: Woman struck, killed by vehicle while crossing street on Upper East Side, Manhattan

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) — An investigation is underway after a woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run vehicle in Manhattan Thursday night. Police say the incident happened at 6 p.m. at Third Avenue and East 96th Street on the Upper East Side. They say the victim, in her 20’s, was crossing Third … Read more

Man riding e-bike killed in Chelsea hit-and-run; suspect later found, taken into police custody

Man riding e-bike killed in Chelsea hit-and-run; suspect later found, taken into police custody

A man driving an electric bike in Chelsea died after he was hit by a car. Officials say the incident happened at around 1:20 a.m. Sunday in front of 241 West 24th Street. Police investigation showed that the cyclist was hit by an Infinity sedan traveling in the same direction. Officials say the impact of … Read more

NYC crime: Mother, 4 kids struck by hit-and-run car in Brooklyn; police searching for driver

NYC crime: Mother, 4 kids struck by hit-and-run car in Brooklyn; police searching for driver

MIDWOOD, Brooklyn (WABC) — A mother and several of her children were struck by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn Wednesday night. The incident happened shortly before 5 p.m. at New York Avenue and Avenue J in Midwood. Police say a mother and her four children were struck by a vehicle while at least one of … Read more

Nov. 18 letters: People believe they influence land-use policy

Nov. 18 letters: People believe they influence land-use policy

The developers are laughing at us Re: Niagara concerns over Bill 23 worse than ‘NIMBYism,’ Nov. 14 The developers are laughing at us. We think we have some control over the way our environment is used, but in fact they have it all. At the local level, we have zoning bylaws which we think prevent … Read more