AM Headlines: Big Rig Crash Closes SB 5

A glance at this morning's headlines around LA

Flipped Big Rig Blocks Traffic: A flipped big-rig is blocking lanes of the southbound 5 Freeway in Sylmar, backing up morning commuter traffic for at least 10 miles. Two tow trucks are at the scene. [Sigalert]

Lohan Heads to Lockup: Actress Lindsay Lohan is scheduled to surrender  today to begin serving a jail sentence for violating her probation in two  driving under the influence cases. [Full Story]

LAX Exits Investigation: In the event of a fire, an earthquake or a terrorist  attack at Los International Airport, people in the airport could have trouble  getting out, KNX 1070 News Radio reported this morning. [KNX 1070]

Bell Council Asks for Salaries Report: The Bell City Council Monday took no action on the high  salary paid to Chief Administrative Officer Robert Rizzo and other officials,  instead asking the city staff for a report on their salaries. [Full Story]

"We Are Guilty of Loving a Child:" Members of an Arizona family that raised a 7-year-old girl abducted from California as a toddler say it's not uncommon in their Gypsy culture for families to take care of children born to other couples. [Associated Press]

Policing in Pomona: The city, which is trying to trim a budget deficit, sought a cost analysis of having the sheriff's department take over police services. [LA Times]

Search for Lola the Parrot: Lola flew away June 28, and all resources -- including a psyhic, pet detective, and mobile billboards -- have mobilized for the search. [LA Times]

"You Can Imagine My Surprise:" A top aide at the OC Treasurer-Tax Collector's office receives a notice from his own agency. [OC Register]

Locked Out of the Library: Visitors show up Monday to find out what happens when cutbacks hit the library system. [Daily Breeze]


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