January 26, 2019
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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed a three-week spending bill Friday, ending the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL ?Former Trump adviser Roger Stone was arrested Friday and charged with seven counts in the Mueller investigation, including witness tampering, false statements and obstruction.
Using words such as "life-threatening," "dangerous," "brutal," and "unprecedented," the National Weather Service is preparing us for the extreme cold that's forecast to roar into the U.S. next week.
HAWTHORNE--The first test launch of a vehicle that’s part of NASA’s new Commercial Crew Program is expected to happen next month after delays. The launch of the Crew Dragon, made by SpaceX, is expected for February without a crew.
MENLO PARK--Facebook plans to integrate its messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. While all three will remain stand-alone apps, at a much deeper level they will be linked so messages can travel between the different services.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) - Volunteers are fanning out across the Inland Empire to conduct their annual survey of the region’s homeless.
RIVERSIDE ?(INT) ?Indictments against eight people accused of operating an international conspiracy to defraud the California workers?compensation system.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?So-called ‘Forever?stamps for ‘snail mail?are becoming more pricey.
MOUNT SAN GORGONIO ?(INT) ?Four hikers are safe after their rescue from the slippery, ice and snow-covered peaks in the San Bernardino Mountains.
BEAUMONT ?(INT) ?Authorities disclosed Tuesday that Beaumont police were in pursuit of a motorist who was ultimately killed in a wrong-way collision on Route 60.
INLAND EMPIRE - (INT) - After a stormy, damp start to 2019, California’s highly changeable weather is turning toward the dry side.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?Most people looking for work in the 2-county region found it during 2018.
ONTARIO ?(INT) ?A final count has shown that more than 5.1 million airline passengers moved through Ontario International Airport (ONT) in 2018.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?January is turning out to be the region’s wettest month in two years.
JOSHUA TREE - Joshua Tree National Park has stayed open through the government shutdown, despite a lack of funding and staffing.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?Surplus government food will be given out this month.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - The resurgent Santa Ana winds are strong enough to require an advisory in some of the foothills and below passes and canyons.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) - California is taking first-of-its-kind legal action against a city for standing in the way of affordable housing production.
SOUTHLAND ?(INT) ?The average price of gasoline is moving up.
SACRAMENTO--For more than a year, lawyers representing wildfire survivors have been suing PG&E over the Tubbs Fire, at the time the deadliest in California history.
LOS ANGELES ?Wednesday was a normal school day in Los Angeles as teachers ended their strike.
WASHINGTON--This probably won't come as much of a surprise to motorists who take to the roads in the Golden State.
HOLLYWOOD - “Roma?and “The Favourite?led nominations for the 91st Oscars.
HOLLYWOOD ?“Glass?topped box office charts this week collecting $40 million over the weekend.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) ?Climatologist are backing down on their outlook for an El Nino this winter.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) ?Paper receipts could go the way of the Edsel in California.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) ?An initial check of the winter snowpack in the Sierra Nevada is positive.
A pedestrian who’d been walking in traffic lanes on the 91 freeway in Riverside has died after being stunned by a California Highway Patrol officer’s Taser. The officer confronted Leroy Stephenson Thursday on the westbound 91 at Adams Street. Stephenson was brought down when he ran toward oncoming traffic. He died after being taken to Parkview Community Hospital. (INT)

LA Metro’s Board of Directors voted Thursday for the Gold Line Foothill extension from La Verne to Pomona. Backers are proposing to eventually connect the light rail project to the Ontario International Airport. (INT)

Police gunfire climaxed a parolee’s attempt to avoid arrest in a domestic violence case late Wednesday night. The chase from Apple Valley to Fontana ended with a PIT maneuver at the Citrus Avenue overcrossing at the I-10. Police shot at the driver when he attempted to ram one of their vehicles. The suspect was identified Thursday as Christopher Bowers, a career criminal, 37, of Apple Valley. He will recover from police bullet wounds. (INT)

Sheriff’s investigators fear there may be other sexual molestation victims at Maple Elementary School in Hesperia where a janitor has been arrested. Pedro Martinez, 45, is jailed on suspicion of molesting a 6-year-old boy. (INT)

Authorities have identified the fatal victim of a 2-vehicle collision Tuesday in Murrieta. Dianna Ray, 63, of Homeland was killed. Two other women and a juvenile survived the crash at Whitewood Rd. and Baxter Rd. (INT)

Rubberized asphalt is coming to Beaumont thanks, in part, to a $300,000 recycling grant. Thirty-thousand tons of rubberized hot mix will be used to rehabilitate approximately 1-million square feet of pavement beginning on Beaumont Avenue between Sixth Street and 13th Street. (INT)

The AQMD is handing out more than $47 million to 26 businesses, organizations, universities, government agencies and utility companies to help them purchase and upgrade their equipment with cleaner and energy efficient technologies. Much of the funding will be directed at environmental justice communities that are close to industrial areas and are some of the hardest hit by air pollution. The projects are located in Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange and Los Angeles counties. (INT)

Storm clean-up and repairs continue on Highway 18 in the San Bernardino Mountains. Caltrans plans a full closure through ‘The Narrows?until 2:30 this afternoon. A detour is available via Route 138. (INT)

The emphasis was elevating Riverside when Mayor Rusty Bailey delivered the annual State of the City address Thursday. Bailey called for sustaining the strong local economy, building more attainable housing and reducing the incidence of homelessness through partnerships with non-profits and faith-based organizations. (INT)

A late Wednesday night crash at a Moreno Valley intersection claimed a motorist's life and injured three other people. The coroner identified the victim as Joseph Peters, IV, 27 of Moreno Valley. (INT)

Three companies have paid $1.4 million to the California Air Resources Board for failing to comply with the state’s consumer products clean air regulations. The companies are Kraft Heinz Foods Co., Mothers Polishes, Waxes, Cleaners Inc. of Huntington Beach, and CRC Industries Inc. All three were selling cleaning products in California that violated air quality regulations. (INT)


Governor Newsom has proclaimed “the beginning of the end of juvenile imprisonment as we know it.? The governor was at a youth correctional facility in Stockton Tuesday to propose sweeping reforms of the juvenile justice system. Newsom’s budget also includes more than $100 million for screenings for adverse childhood experiences and early childhood trauma, and developmental screenings -- early interventions that, he says, will help keep kids out of the criminal justice system. (INT)

Union Pacific Railroad has been ordered to pay over $2.3 million to settle a civil environmental case. In addition to monetary penalties, Union Pacific will also implement a new environmental compliance assurance program at its respective yards in San Bernardino and three other counties. (INT)

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