Gang Detectives In Santa Ana Searching For Homicide Suspect

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Santa Ana police want the public’s help in locating a homicide suspect. Daniel Christopher Contreras, who police say is a gang member, is suspected in a fatal shooting that took place at about 6:50 p.m. Wednesday at El Salvador Park. SUSPECT WANTED FOR HOMICIDE – ARMED AND DANGEROUS — SantaAnaPD (@SantaAnaPD) March 30, 2020 Police said the unidentified victim died at the scene. Contreras is considered armed and dangerous. The case is eligible for the Santa Ana Police Department Gang Homicide Reward. Contreras is 6’1″ and 175 pounds. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call Santa Ana police at 714-245-8390 or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS. (© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

Bicyclist In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Vehicle In West Sacramento

WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The West Sacramento Police Department said a bicyclist is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle on Jefferson Boulevard. The crash happened at around 3 p.m. on Sunday and the area of Jefferson between Gregory Avenue and Southport Parkway was closed off so PG&E can work on a damaged power pole, police said. Officers said drugs or alcohol do not appear to be factors. The driver remained on the scene to cooperate with police, the department said. No further details were released.

2 San Bernardino County deputies, 2 firefighters contract COVID-19

Two San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department deputies and two firefighters who work for different agencies within San Bernardino County have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, authorities said Sunday. All four of the first responders were self-isolating and appeared to be doing well, according to sheriff’s and San Bernardino County Fire Department officials. Both of the infected deputies were assigned to the department’s Detentions and Corrections Bureau, the department said in a written statement. It was not clear what specific facility they worked at. “The deputies entered self-quarantine due to an onset of flu-like symptoms prior to receiving test results and have been off of work for a week,” according to the statement. “We are currently investigating how they were infected. Although we do not know when and where the deputies were exposed to the virus, we continue to encourage all members to heed the warnings of health officials while on and off duty,” the statement said. “Out of respect for our deputies, no additional details regarding their identity or medical treatment will be released.” Authorities also announced that two firefighters in San Bernardino County had contracted COVID-19. One of the affected firefighters…

San Bernardino County coronavirus count grows to 111 cases

San Bernardino County spokesman David Wert said the county had 111 coronavirus cases as of Sunday, March 29, up from 76 on Saturday; with three deaths. The number of deaths was unchanged from Saturday. San Bernardino County also saw its first positive cases of coronavirus in firefighters, Yucaipa reeled from the news of an outbreak in a nursing facility, and a prison inmate in Chino tested positive. The San Bernardino County Fire Department said two of its firefighters tested positive. One works for the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District and the other for the Montclair Fire Department. Both entered self-isolation after experiencing flu-like symptoms. Cedar Mountain Post Acute Rehabilitation, a Yucaipa nursing facility, is seen Sunday, March 29, 2020. Twelve people at a Yucaipa nursing facility tested positive for the coronavirus, said San Bernardino County health officials, who would not name the center. Television news footage showed workers in protective gear removing items from Cedar Mountain. (Photo by Cindy Yamanaka, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) The side of Yucaipa’s Cedar Mountain Post Acute is seen Sunday, March 29, 2020. Twelve people at a Yucaipa nursing facility tested…

King City DMV, here we come — eventually: Roadshow

Q: I had to go to the DMV on an urgent issue that required an in-person visit. I was able to get an appointment at the King City DMV. Took me 2½ hours to drive there. The office was pretty empty and I was out in 15 minutes. The clerk told me that they get a fair number of people driving down from Silicon Valley. Another good DMV choice was Ukiah. Bill Stock, Emerald Hills A: Whoa, King City is so far away! The DMV is temporarily not accepting appointments and has canceled existing ones. But when they reopen their offices, you’ll likely find no open slots at Bay Area offices. So, as you discovered, it’s worth considering locations in less populated areas. How far have others traveled to get their DMV work done? Q: While I’m glad our DMV is making some changes to help us seniors whose licenses are expiring soon, why can’t they do what Georgia is doing? All valid Georgia driver’s licenses and ID cards with an expiration date between now and June 30 will receive an extension of 120 days.…

The Latest: Trump approves disaster declaration for Oregon

By The Associated Press The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Trump extends stay-at-home guidelines for another 30 days. — New York state surpasses 1,000 coronavirus deaths —.Two cruise ships begin passage through Panama Canal ___ PORTLAND, Ore. — President Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for Oregon due to the coronavirus outbreak, the White House announced Sunday. The declaration orders federal assistance to aid state, tribal and local recovery efforts. The order is back-dated to Jan. 20 and brings to 18 the number of states with disaster declarations due to the coronavirus. Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency on March 8. On March 23, she issued an executive order directing residents to stay home to the maximum extent possible and ordered the closure of retail businesses where close personal contact is difficult to avoid, such as hair salons, gyms and theaters. ___ NASHVILLE, Tenn. — An…

Mother murdered, little girl missing: San Francisco police offer $100,000 reward

A $100,000 reward is being offered in the case of a mother who was found in a shallow grave in San Francisco after she and her daughter went missing. An artist’s rendering of Arianna Fitts as she might look today, at age 6. (San Francisco Police Department)  Nicole Fitts, 32, was last seen alive on April 1, 2016. She was reported missing by family members on April 5, and three days later, her body was found by a gardener in San Francisco’s McLaren Park, in a hole covered by a piece of plywood. During the investigation, police learned that her 2-year-old daughter, Arianna, had not been seen by family members for weeks. The San Francisco Police Department is now offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of suspects in the murder of Nicole Fitts and the disappearance of the child. Police investigators determined that Arianna was last seen by family members in February 2016. Nicole Fitts lived in Oakland but worked long hours in San Francisco and left her daughter for extended periods with the babysitter, an Oakland woman…

Photos: Fighting the coronavirus pandemic across the globe

CLICK HERE if you’re having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to reach epic proportions as medical personnel are overwhelmed with 721,412 cases worldwide and 33,956 deaths. Here in the U.S. there are now 141,854 cases and 2,475 deaths. New York tops the list with 59,648 cases, 965 deaths, New Jersey has 13,386 cases, 161 deaths, and here in California there are 6,204 and 131 deaths. President Donald Trump extended the social-distancing regulations until April 30. Italy reported 756 new coronavirus deaths on Sunday bringing the total number of fatalities to 10,779 as it leads the world in deaths. Spain’s health ministry announced 838 new coronavirus deaths, the country’s highest daily jump in fatalities since the start of the epidemic, bringing its total to 6,528. The coronavirus outbreak was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11. More than a quarter of the 7.8 billion people in the world are now living under some form of restrictions on their movement and social contact due to the coronavirus.

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