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BRIEFLY STUDIO CITY MAN RESCUED BY TEAM.

ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - A sheriff's rescue team plucked an exhausted Studio City man off Iron Mountain on Friday, after he spent the night stranded in the Angeles National Forest, authorities said.

Paramedics treated Brian Evans, 42, for heat exhaustion and dehydration. His friend Dave Kuhn, 32, of Santa Clarita sought help late Thursday night when Evans was could not continue hiking.

- San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Twining settles subway lawsuit

Twining Laboratories of Southern California Inc., accused of using unqualified workers to inspect welds on the Metro Red Line subway, paid $500,000 to settle a ``whistle-blower'' lawsuit, a prosecutor said Friday.

- City News Service

Motorist can sue airline company

A judge allowed a mother and her daughter to sue Southwest Airlines for punitive damages stemming from a Burbank Airport crash in which a jetliner overshot a runway, according to a ruling released Friday.

Linda McDonnell and her then-4-year-old daughter were on Hollywood Way when the plane careened through a blast fence and hit their car.

An attorney for Southwest Airlines said the ruling is procedural.

- City News Service

Suspect in chase pleads not guilty

NORTHRIDGE - Northridge resident Jack Luttrell, 39, pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he led authorities on a freeway chase in August that ended near Universal City.

- City News Service

Freeway patrol marks 10th year

The Metro Freeway Service Patrol, about 145 trucks that patrol 422 miles of freeway in Los Angeles County to help restart vehicles or get a tow at no cost to motorists, marked its 10th anniversary Friday, officials said.

- City News Service
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