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3 Teens Killed, 3 Hurt In Hit-And-Run Near Corona; Man Accused Of Intentionally Ramming Car

NEAR CORONA (CBSLA) – Three teen boys were killed and another three boys injured when a car crashed into a tree late Sunday night in the Temescal Valley, south of Corona, in what is believed to have been a hit-and-run collision. A 42-year-old man has been arrested on murder charges. Jan. 20, 2019. (CBS2) Just before 10:30 p.m. a Toyota sedan carrying six teenage boys collided with an Infiniti and then slammed into a tree at Temescal Canyon Road and Trilogy Parkway, according to California Highway Patrol. Riverside County Fire crews responded to find three of the six teens that were riding in the Toyota still trapped inside the car. They had to use the Jaws of Life to get them out. A man is arrested in the hit-and-run. (RVC News) One of the boys died at the scene and the other five were rushed to a hospital, where two more died, a CHP spokesperson said. The other three injured boys are expected to survive their injuries. Their names were not released. It’s unclear if any of the teens were related. Meanwhile, video showed CHP…

Big Rig Fire Causing Severe Traffic On WB I-80 At Gold Run In Sierra

GOLD RUN (CBS13) – A big rig fire is holding up traffic for travelers heading home from Lake Tahoe on westbound Interstate 80 on Monday. The big rig is on fire right by the Gold Run off-ramp from westbound I-80. Big rig fire on I-80 westbound at Gold Run. Use caution. #chp pic.twitter.com/fxmYsUZOU7 — CHP – Gold Run (@CHPGoldRun) January 20, 2020 Exactly what led up to the big rig catching fire is unclear, but the whole trailer is engulfed. No injuries have been reported at this point. Traffic is backing up to Drum Forebay. Drivers should expect severe traffic for the time being.    

Classic Cadillac Gifted To WWII Vet By Rita Hayworth Stolen In North Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A search is on for a classic Cadillac once owned by Hollywood royalty after was stolen in North Sacramento. The car is a unique 1956 “Bermuda Blue” Cadillac El Dorado now owned by World War II veteran Curly Bunfill. It has appeared in numerous parades and car shows over the years – and even grand marshaled the Fourth of July parade. Bunfill, who is now 106-years-old, earned three purple hearts in WWII and went on to work as a stuntman in Hollywood. Sacramento we have a special request and we need your help to get a heroes beloved car back: please share this photo and story ***** On January 17th, 2020 this special classic car was stolen from it’s owner from the North Sacramento area. pic.twitter.com/XaEY3Xfi2T — Sacramento Police (@SacPolice) January 20, 2020 Fittingly, the late great pin-up Rita Hayworth gave Bunfill the car. Sacramento police say the car was stolen on Jan. 17 from the North Sacramento area. Aside from the unique color, the car is also distinguishable by its doors, rear and engine block all having “Rita Hayworth” inscribed on…

The 3 Best Laotian Spots In Stockton

Craving Laotian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Laotian spots around Stockton, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges. Stockton-area consumer spending at restaurants tends to rise the most in January, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management services and email marketing for small businesses. Total affected businesses at Stockton-area restaurants last year rose by 8% in January over the month before. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions. 1. Spice It Up! photo: desmond r./yelp First on the list is Spice It Up!. Located at 8626 N. Lower Sacramento Road, Suite 12 in Ponce de Leon, the Thai and Laotian spot, which offers soups and more, is the highest-rated Laotian restaurant in Stockton, boasting 4.5 stars out of 163 reviews on Yelp. 2. Green Papaya Food Truck & Fast Casual Photo: green papaya food truck & fast casual/Yelp Next up is Weber Ranch’s…

Turlock Man, 44, Arrested After Deputies Find Woman Dead During Shooting Investigation

OAKDALE (CBS13) – Detectives say a man has been arrested after a woman was found dead after a shooting in Stanislaus County early Sunday morning. According to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to the parking lot of the former K-Mart store in Oakdale just before 3 a.m. to investigate a reported shooting. The investigation instead turned deputies to North McHenry Avenue, where they found a shooting had taken place. Deputies say the body of a woman was also found at that second scene. No details about the woman, including her name and how she may have died, have been released at this point. Investigators identified a suspect, 44-year-old Turlock resident Alfonso Cervantes, and he was soon booked for homicide. Anyone with relevant information about the case is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (209) 525-7042.

Malaysia Sends Trash Back to U.S., 12 Other Countries and Says It Won’t Be ‘Rubbish Dump of the World’

Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the third quarter last year, with the environment minster warning on Monday that those who want to make the country a rubbish bin of the world can “dream on.” Shipments of unwanted rubbish have been rerouted to Southeast Asia since China banned the import of plastic waste in 2018, but Malaysia and other developing countries are fighting back. Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said another 110 containers are expected to be sent back by the middle of this year. Yeo said the successful repatriation of a total 3,737 metric tonnes (4,120 U.S. tons) of waste followed strict enforcement at key Malaysian ports to block smuggling of waste and shuttering more than 200 illegal plastic recycling factories. Of the 150 containers, 43 were returned to France, 42 to the United Kingdom, 17 to the United States, 11 to Canada, 10 to Spain and the rest to Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Portugal, China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Lithuania, her ministry said. She said the Malaysian government didn’t pay a single cent, with…

Homeless Moms Evicted From Vacant Oakland House May Return as Sale Agreement Is Reached

Homeless mothers who were evicted last week from an Oakland, California, house where they were squatting plan to move back after speculators agreed to sell the property to a nonprofit organization, it was announced Monday. Wedgewood Inc. will sell the home to the Oakland Community Land Trust, which buys and fixes up property for affordable housing. The group plans to allow women from the group Moms 4 Housing to return, Mayor Libby Schaaf announced. The city helped negotiate the agreement with the land trust and Wedgewood after a public outcry following the evictions. “This is what happens when we organize, when people come together to build the beloved community,” Dominique Walker of Moms 4 Housing said in a statement on the holiday honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. “Today we honor Dr. King’s radical legacy by taking Oakland back from banks and corporations.” Wedgewood also agreed to work with the city to negotiate a right-of-first-refusal program for all its other Oakland properties, a city statement said. Wedgewood will give the city, the land trust or other community groups the first chance to buy…

Bicyclist Killed in Hit-And-Run Crash in Arleta; $25K Reward Offered for Information on Mercedes Driver

Police are searching for the driver of a Mercedes involved in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Arleta Sunday, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a news release. The bicyclist, described as being a man in his 30s, was riding across Branford Street near Arleta Avenue about 7p.m. when a light-colored Mercedes sedan struck him and continued west on Branford Street, police said. Paramedics responded to the scene and took the man to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim has not been identified and no description of the driver was available. “Drivers are reminded that if they become involved in a collision, they should pull over and stop as soon as it is safe to do so, notify emergency services, and remain at the scene to identify themselves,” LAPD said in the news release. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered to those who provide information leading to the driver’s identification, arrest and conviction, police said. Anyone with information was asked to call LAPD Valley traffic division detectives at 818-644-8022 or 877-527-3247. Those who wish to…

Singer-Songwriter David Olney Dies on Stage While Performing in Florida at Age 71

Americana singer and songwriter David Olney, whose music was recorded by Linda Ronstadt, Steve Young, Emmylou Harris and others, died of an apparent heart attack while performing on stage in Florida Saturday, according to a statement on his website. He was 71. Olney stopped in the middle of a song and paused, said “I’m sorry,” and “put his chin to his chest,” said fellow singer-songwriter Scott Miller, who was performing with Olney at the 30A Songwriters Festival in Santa Rosa Beach. “He never dropped his guitar or fell (off) his stool,” Miller wrote on Facebook. “It was as easy and gentle as he was.” Amy Rigby, who also was on stage with Olney, also wrote a powerful Facebook post. “He was very still, sitting upright with his guitar on, wearing the coolest hat and a beautiful rust suede jacket … I just want the picture to be as graceful and dignified as it was, because it at first looked like he was just taking a moment,” Rigby said, adding, “We all lost someone important last night.” An “Americana Pioneer,” Olney produced more than 20 solo albums, according to…

Seal Beach Apartment Fire Caused by Candle in Bedroom, Authorities Say

Share this article:A three-alarm fire that damaged an apartment complex in Seal Beach and left two people injured Monday was caused by the use of a candle in a bedroom, authorities said. The fire was reported at 12:49 a.m. in the 1200 block of Montecito Road, Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Stephen Horner said. Firefighters from the OCFA and the Huntington Beach and Long Beach fire departments were sent to the scene and extinguished the flames at 1:30 a.m., Horner said. The cause of the fire was listed as “accidental” and was linked to the use of a candle in a bedroom, according to OCFA Capt. Tony Bommarito. A total of five of the 16 units in the complex were damaged, Horner said. One unit where the fire started and one below sustained “significant” damage, he said. Three other units sustained minor damage. All of the units were uninhabitable because the power was out and more than 20 adults and at least 13 children were displaced, Horner said. Two people suffered minor burns when they tried to put out the fire. They were taken to…

King Day Marked by Parade, Projects, Celebration

Share this article:Martin Luther King Jr. Day was being observed Monday with the 36th Kingdom Day Parade in South Los Angeles, multiple service projects and a celebration in Exposition Park. The 3-mile parade began at 10 a.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Western Avenue, proceeded west to Crenshaw Boulevard and then south to Vernon Avenue. The theme is “Equality For All Humanity, Our Next Step.” “This is an important day …” Rep. Maxine Waters told ABC7 while walking along the parade route. She said King was all about “protecting our democracy,” and praised him for his commitment to social justice. “He paid the ultimate sacrifice,” Waters said. Keke Palmer, a co-anchor of the ABC daytime program, “GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke,” was the parade’s grand marshal. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation float had three repurposed floral houses and cottages from its Rose Parade float, “Hope for the Homeless,” which received the Isabella Coleman Award for most outstanding presentation of color and color harmony through floral design at the 131st Tournament of Roses Parade New Year’s Day. The foundation’s parade contingent also included 60 marchers…

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