Afternoon Cram: Milk Crates Are The New Gold Watches

Everything you need to know from today’s news headlines

Substance Abuse Counselor Charged With Murder In Deadly DUI
Sherri Wilkins drove for more than two miles after striking a Pedestrian on Torrence Blvd.

Fire Hydrant Geyser Causes Traffic to Backup On the 101
How the hydrant was damaged is a mystery.

LAPD To Target Plastic Thiefs
Milk crates and pallets are the new gold watches and fancy cars.

Is Air Pollution Causing Autism?
A new study says its possible.

Two Alhambra Women Rescued After Falls in Eaton Canyon
Be careful, hikers!

Independent Spirit Award Nominees Announced
Moonrise Kingdom and Silver Linings Playbook earned five apiece.

Coach Jim Mora: Confidence is Not a Problem for the Bruins
They’re looking forward to seeing you this weekend, Stanford.

Ben Savage, Danielle Fisher to Reprise Boy Meets World Roles for Film