Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Traffic collision on Ridge Road in Martell

   August 26, 2015 at 1:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Ridge Road near the Ampine plant in Martell.   CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene.

   Several fire engines have been dispatched to this collision. Use caution if in the area.

500,000 gallons of sewage at Waikiki Beach

   Hawaii's Waikiki Beach had to be closed due to a sewage spill, as 500,000 gallons of sewage overflowed from manholes in town onto the beach.

   Authorities are saying it was a heavy rain that caused the spill.

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Poor little orange kitty

  If you live anywhere near the Hwy 4 and Six Mile Road area, and have a gorgeous young orange tiger cat, you can find it on Hwy 4, 

Mailboxes destroyed on Hwy 108

 August 26, 2015 at 12:45 PM:  Several mailboxes were reportedly destroyed on Hwy 108 in Twain Harte by a Hit and Run driver.

    CHP is investigating the incident.

Suspect in live TV news killings is dead

   It turns out that apparently the man who killed two TV news people in Virginia live was actually a former colleague.

   A reported and camera man were both killed.  The former employee is said to have committed suicide just hours later.

Car vs Motorcycle in Modesto

   August 26, 2015 at 11:15 AM:  A motorcycle and car have reportedly collided on McHenry at Standiford in Modesto.

   Emergency personnel, including an ambulance are en route to the scene. Use extra caution if in that area. 

Motorcycle collision in Lockeford

   UPDATE:  Injuries were reportedly minor in this collision.

August 26, 2015 at 10:45 AM:  A motorcycle

Motorcyle hits center divide wall on Hwy 99

   UPDATE:  Major injuries resulted from this crash. Rider was airlifted to a hospital.

SF Diocese cardinal arrested for DUI

     Cardinal William Joseph Levada, of Menlo Park, was arrested in Hawaii after being seen swerving in the roadway by police.

   Through the arch-diocese, the 79-year-old  released a statement that he regrets his error in judgment and will cooperate with police.

Traffic collision in Manteca

   August 26, 2015 at 9 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 120 at Jack Tone Road in Manteca.

   The 2nd trailer of a big rig has overturned. Be extra cautious until a big rig tow can reach the area to clear. No injuries were indicated.

Joy Behar returning to "The View"

   After a time away, Joy Behar is returning to "The View"  She says she will be glad to put her two cents in on the hot topics.

   She especially is interested in Presidential candidates Clinton and Trump.

Car overturns in Valley Springs

   August 26, 2015 at 8:25 AM:  A car has reportedly overturned at Covey Lane and Quail Oaks Drive in Valley Springs, near the gun range.

   An ambulance is en route to the scene. Use extra caution in that area.

Multi-vehicle crash in Tracy

   August 26, 2015 at 8:15 AM:  A multi-vehicle crash has been reported on Corral Hollow Road at Linne Road in Tracy.

   CHP is now checking for any injuries. Another CHP is en route to assist.  This occurred near the airport, just off I-580.

Have you got good KARMA?

   In case you haven't noticed, Walt Gray is now the News 10 anchor for the hour and a half morning news show beginning at 4:30 AM weekdays.

   This morning they did a special report on the Honesty

Traffic collision in Clements

   UPDATE:  CHP has cleared the roadway.

August 26, 2015 at 6:25 AM:  A traffic collision