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Sometimes it seems like road construction never ends in the Inland Empire. After seven years of construction, officials say the 215 widening project through San Bernardino will be officially completed this week. The seven mile project added lanes and improved ramps and bridges from the 210 to Orange Show Road. A cermeony to mark the end of construction will be held on Friday.

Your grocery shopping choices are becoming a little more limited. Albertsons is closing eleven Southern California supermarkets including one on Mountain Avenue in Ontario. The underperforming stores will shut their doors by February 20.

Two people are officially charged for allegedly attacking a student with a hammer near a high school in Chino.  Authorities say 48-year-old Gregory Richmond attacked a 16-year-old boy following an argument last Thursday across the street from Chino High School.  Richmond is charged with assault with a deadly weapon.  His spouse 40-year-old Raina Renee Crawford was arrested for allegedly trying to hide him from authorities.  She is charged with being an accessory to the crime.

The latest crippling winter storm to slam the eastern half of the U.S. is making it difficult if not impossible for millions of Americans to get anywhere. The storm that canceled three-thousand flights on Tuesday could dump as much as a foot of snow on southern New England today.

A new report claims the smallest cars on the road carry the biggest risk of injury. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says out of eleven small cars tested, only the Chevy Spark got an acceptable rating.

Warren Buffet is offering a billion-dollar prize for March Madness.  The “Oracle of Omaha” and Quicken Loans will pay a billion dollars to anyone who completes a perfect NCAA Basketball Tournament bracket this spring.  The money will be paid in 40 annual installments of 25-million dollars or a 500-million dollar lump sum.  A link to the contest is on Facebook.



January 22, 2014 at 5:30 am | News | No comment