Hot and humid again in the IE. A flash flood watch is in effect for the mountains, deserts and inland valleys from 10 this morning through this evening. The National Weather Service says a slow-moving shot of upper-level moisture is heading to Southern California from Arizona and Mexico, which could produce scattered thunderstorms. Mostly sunny skies return to the valleys tomorrow.
A knife-weilding man was shot and injured by police in Hemet Saturday afternoon after allegedly threatening to kill at least two people. The unidentified suspect is accused of threatening two people during two separate incidents Saturday afternoon along North Gilbert Street. Police opened fire when he refused to drop his knife and a hammer. He’s expected to survive.
There will be no public school classes in Chicago today. Teachers are on strike for the first time in 25 years.
Congress will be back in session this afternoon, as lawmakers return from their five-week summer recess.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have reportedly tied the knot. The actors’ reps have not yet confirmed the news but a source confirms to “People” that the couple exchanged vows in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
No one wants Elvis Presley’s dirty underwear. The briefs that were part of an auction in Britain over the weekend didn’t sell. Elvis wore the drawers at a 1977 concert, and they were never washed after the show.
September 10, 2012 at 5:50 am | Local News | No comment