Grandma and man she accidentally texted for Thanksgiving to reunite for 7th year

An accidental text message has led to a Thanksgiving tradition that is now continuing into its seventh year. On Tuesday, Jamal Hinton confirmed in an Instagram post that he will spend this Thanksgiving with Wanda Dench, who in 2016 thought she was texting her grandson to invite him to Thanksgiving when she actually texted Hinton. … Read more

Driver released from custody after arrest for CA crash that injured 25 sheriff recruits

WHITTIER, Calif. — A 22-year-old Diamond Bar man who authorities believe intentionally crashed into a group of law enforcement recruits was released from custody Thursday evening, according to jail records. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said the suspect was only released until investigators can develop more evidence and present a stronger case for prosecutors. … Read more

Wrong-way driver who hit Southern California law enforcement recruits arrested, authorities say

WHITTIER, Calif. — The 22-year-old driver who slammed into a group of law-enforcement recruits out for a training run in LA County has been arrested, authorities announced. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Nicholas Joseph Gutierrez was arrested Wednesday and has been charged with attempted murder on a peace officer(s). Additional charges are … Read more

Houston traffic alert: Truck’s wheels come off, slowing down inbound I-10 East Fwy

Thursday, November 10, 2022 10:38PM HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Heading into downtown Houston from points east? You’re going to be slowed down. A heavy truck incident is blocking multiple lanes of inbound I-10 East Freeway at Waco Street. Houston TranStar verified the incident at 3:10 p.m. Thursday. While TranStar described the situation as a lost … Read more

Pacifica: One dead after being pulled from ocean

PACIFICA – A 44-year-old San Bruno man was pronounced dead after being pulled from the ocean near Pacifica over the weekend, police said. Around 2:50 p.m. Sunday, officers and firefighters were called to Pacifica State Beach, also known as Linda Mar Beach, for a report of a person in the water and in distress, the … Read more

Nine arrested after deadly bridge collapse in India

By Ajit Solanki, Aijaz Hussain, Krutika Pathi and Sheikh Saaliq | Associated Press MORBI, India — Police in western India arrested nine people on Monday as they investigated the collapse of a newly repaired 143-year-old suspension bridge in one of the country’s worst accidents in years, officials said. The collapse Sunday evening in Gujarat state … Read more

Menlo Park: Tree worker killed in wood chipper accident, police say

MENLO PARK — A tree trimmer died after falling into a wood chipper while working along a residential street Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Police officers and fire and emergency personnel were called at 12:53 p.m. to Peggy Lane for reports of the fatal fall, according to a news release from the Menlo Park Police Department. … Read more

Pedestrian Struck by Rock Island Metra Train Near Hickory Creek, Significant Delays Expected

A pedestrian was struck by a Metra train on the Rock Island line around 6:40 p.m. Wednesday. All inbound and outbound train movement near Hickory Creek are currently halted, and extensive delays are anticipated, according to Metra. Typically, delays between two to three hours should be expected in incidents involving pedestrians, but times vary by … Read more

Why are roads slippery when it rains?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Everyone knows roads get slicker when it rains, but do you know why? In this First Warning Weather University lesson, Chief Meteorologist David Yeomans takes a closer look at the forces driving you off the road. What you’ll learn in this First Warning Weather University lesson: What is the Coefficient of Friction? … Read more