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The FBI and police in five states are investigating the claims of a woman who says she killed at least 22 people. In a jailhouse interview on Friday, 19-year-old Miranda Barbour said a satanic killing spree took her from Alaska to California, Texas, North Carolina and Pennsylvania over six years.

Despite California’s lengthy drought, there are no current plans to implement water rationing. Governor Brown is calling for voluntary water delivery cutbacks but no one is talking about rationing. The Sierra Nevada snowpack is less than 30-percent of normal.

Riverside’s red light camera program is once again going under the microscope.  The City Council’s public safety committee is scheduled to hear an update on the program Wednesday, with some officials looking to end the program altogether.  Riverside’s red light camera program included 30 cameras at intersections as recently as 2009, but many of those cameras have since been taken down over cost concerns.  Several Council members have pushed to do away with the program in the past.

Friends and family will gather next month to raise money for an injured football player from Corona.  Santiago High School football player Jordan Walker suffered severe trauma to his neck and spinal cord during a game last November.  Walker is now looking at a significant rehab schedule that will cost plenty.  On March 6th, a fundraiser will be held to help cover Walker’s medical costs.  The event will take place at The Original Graziano’s Pizza Restaurant and will also include a raffle and silent auction.

Rock icon David Crosby is revealing he had heart surgery. His publicist says the Rock and Roll Hall of famer is recovering from a cardiac catheterization last week.

Scientists now have the first biological test for clinical depression. Researchers call this development a breakthrough that will help identify and treat depression at an earlier stage. Researchers at Cambridge University found that teenage boys who showed symptoms of depression and had high levels of the hormone cortisol were 14 times more likely to be clinically depressed.

The U.S. is celebrating its first ever gold medal in ice dancing. Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the Gold yesterdfay…American Alex Deibold is celebrating a bronze medal win this morning. He took third in the men’s snowboard cross event.



February 18, 2014 at 5:24 am | News | No comment