Authorities have lowered the death toll in last weekend’s tour bus crash near Yucaipa from eight to seven. CHP Officers say they found one less body in the wreckage than they initially thought. The victims were from San Diego and Mexico. Dozens of other passengers remain hospitalized. Meantime–the LA Times reports that the bus company has been repeatedly cited by inspectors for safety problems.
A car struck a group of people crossing Indiana Ave in Riverside last night. Toddler was killed and three others including a child are hospitalized. The conditions of the survivors is not known. It does not appear that the groupe was crossing in a crosswalk.
California’s Supreme Court will hear arguments today on whether cities can ban medical marijuana shops.
A game of tug of war as part of spirit week at South El Monte High School went horribly wrong yesterday when two students had fingers severed. The male and female students were rushed to a hospital where doctors are attempting to re-attach the limbs.
The Boy Scouts of America are reconsidering their controversial ban on gay membership. The national executive board is expected to vote tomorrow on whether to lift restriction based on sexual orientation.
Apple’s new iPad 4 goes on sale today. Apple is getting its newest top-of-the-line device into the market a few days ahead of Microsoft’s newest offering. The Windows 8 Pro, better known as the Surface Pro, will go on sale Saturday.
The Troggs frontman Reg Presley has died. The rocker’s daughter Karen tells the BBC that her father passed away at his home in Britain on Monday. He was 71.
Fleetwood Mac’s Mick Fleetwood says the group might have a big surprise for fans on their upcoming tour — Christine McVie. The drummer tells the UK’s “The Sun” that he’s spoken with the group’s former singer and keyboardist, who left the fold in 1998. He says that while Christine “loathes flying” and has “never been back to the United States” since leaving the group 15 years ago, she’s agreed to leave her UK home to spend three weeks with him in Maui. Mick adds that during her visit he’ll be working on “persuading her to return.” He admits “it’ll be her decision,” but says he and the rest of the band would “make her very welcome if she wanted to creep on that stage again.”
February 5, 2013 at 6:44 am | On Air | No comment