Bay City News Service Published 7:52 pm, Monday, January 15, 2018 At least two lanes of state Highway 4 in Concord have been closed due to a collision, according to the California Highway Patrol. A Sig-alert was issued on the highway’s eastbound lanes just east of state Highway 242, CHP officials reported at 6:35 p.m. Drivers should expect delays, according to the CHP.
A 61-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of actions at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport that forced officials to close part of Terminal 4 on Friday afternoon as they inspected a suitcase left on the floor.Phoenix police said John Nichols is suspected of approaching a ticketing agent just after 3:30 p.m. and making a comment that raised a public-safety concern.The man then left a suitcase on the floor and walked away, said Phoenix police Sgt. Alan Pfohl.The agent notified police and they located and arrested Nichols, Pfohl said. Police, in a media release late Friday, described the incident as a hoax orchestrated by Nichols that caused…... [Read more]
Fans planning to attend Monday’s National Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium are encouraged to use Gates 2, 3, or 4 for quick entry. Stadium gates open at 5 p.m. and kickoff is at 8 p.m. Below is information regarding the locations of Gates 2, 3 and 4. Gate 2: Off International Plaza, at entrance to the Front Porch Gate 3: Off International Plaza, at entrance to the Front Porch Gate 4: Off MLK Dr., at entrance to the Front Porch... [Read more]
The recent slump of sequels at the box office finally caught a break with "The Conjuring 2," a horror sequel that topped weekend theaters with an estimated $40.4 million. The Warner Bros. film, in which Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson play married paranormal investigators, opened nearly on par with its 2013 original, which was also directed by James Wan. That film debuted with $41.8 million and went on to earn $319 million globally. The big-budget video-game adaptation "Warcraft," a co-production between Universal and Legendary that reportedly cost $160 million to make, came in second with $24.4 million, according to studio…... [Read more]
A raging fire on a Brooklyn subway track left hordes of hungry holiday straphangers stuck without Brooklyn-bound train service for hours Thursday, officials said. The Brooklyn-bound 2, 3 and 4 subway lines were suspended south of Atlantic Ave. after a track fire between the stops at Nostrand and Franklin Aves. broke out just after 9:30 a.m., MTA officials said. Heavy amounts of water may have caused the cables to short out, sparking the blaze, officials said. It took 60 smoke-eaters more than an hour to snuff out the fire. Workers then took to the tunnel and made emergency repairs, restoring…... [Read more]
Bay City News Service Published 8:27 pm, Monday, January 15, 2018 A California Highway Patrol officer suffered major injuries in a traffic collision on state Highway 4 in Concord this evening, CHP officials said. The collision occurred around 6:15 p.m. on eastbound Highway 4 near Port Chicago Highway, according to the CHP. Although the male officer suffered major injuries, they are not considered life-threatening. He was taken to a hospital. At least two eastbound lanes of Highway 4 were closed initially, however, by about 8:20 p.m. all lanes had reopened, CHP officials said. Further information was not immediately available.... [Read more]