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PG&E considers cutting power amid Bay Area fire warning

As firefighters try to control destructive wildfires in Southern California, an exceptionally dry winter in the Bay Area has prompted forecasters to warn of ripe fire conditions over the weekend and the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to consider the drastic move of cutting off power in some areas to g

SFGATE - 2017-12-16 05:11:00

Bay Area weather: Red-flag fire warning issued ahead of dry windy weekend

Wind gusts up to 50 mph, warm temperatures and low humidity will increase fire risk, particularly in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Diablo Range, East Bay hills and Big Sur areas (National Weather Service Bay Area) Bay Area weather: Red-flag fire warning issued ahead of dry windy weekend The National We

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-12-15 16:24:42

Red-flag warning issued indicating extreme fire danger for North and East bay hills

With humidity low and winds expected to kick up over the weekend, the National Weather Service has issued a red-flag warning for extreme fire conditions through Sunday morning at elevations above 1,000 feet in the North Bay Hills, East Bay Hills, Diablo Range, Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Lucia Range

SFGATE - 2017-12-15 16:00:00

Stamford Police arrest driver in fatal car accident

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Stamford Police have made an arrest in their investigation into a fatal car crash. The accident occurred Nov. 22 when a BMW traveling northbound on Washington Blvd. at a high rate of speed lost control and struck a tree off the east side of the roadway. The driver, 20-year-old

SFGATE - 2017-12-16 20:18:00

Bay Area fire departments prepare for rare Dec. Red Flag Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is rare in the month of December. Cal Fire ended the Bay Area wild land fire season back in November, but perhaps it was too soon. Firefighters are now unpacking their wildfire gear for this weekend after storing if for the winter sea

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-12-16 06:27:19

Medical emergency and police activity causing major BART delays

A person was struck and killed by a train at the Powell Street BART station Saturday morning, causing major delays throughout the system, BART officials said. The person entered the tracks about 8:40 a.m. and was pinned under a train and killed, a BART spokeswoman said. Trains were single-tracking t

SFGATE - 2017-12-16 18:01:00

BART reopens Powell St., 16th Mission stations after police activity

BART has reopened the Powell Street station in San Francisco after a person was struck by a train. The 16th Street station was also closed due to police activity but reopened at around 10:15 a.m. BART has reopened the Powell Street station in San Francisco after a person was struck by a train. The 1

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-12-16 17:21:02

SF Mayor Ed Lee's legacy: Economic boost that exacerbated income inequality

Whoever takes over at City Hall will inherit a vastly different climate than what Lee faced in January 2011 when the city and country were emerging from a brutal recession and local unemployment stood at 8.9 percent, higher than it was during the dot-com bust. It's now an impressive 2.7 percent, amo

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-12-16 20:00:00

MISSING: Teenager last seen in Leland on Wednesday

Mother arrested after son, 6, found weighing 13 poundsMother arrested after son, 6, found weighing 13 pounds Updated: Thursday, December 14 2017 6:13 PM EST2017-12-14 23:13:54 GMT A woman has been arrested on child abuse charges after Department of Children Services discovered her 6-year-old son onl

WECT - 2017-12-15 20:22:17

Leland police seek identity of Wal-Mart thief

Leland police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a woman they say stole from Wal-Mart earlier this month. Copyright 2017 The Brunswick Beacon is your source for local news, sports, events and information in Brunswick County, North Carolina and surrounding areas. Leland police a

BRUNSWICK BEACON - 2017-12-16 05:41:00

Leland police ask for public's assistance in locating missing teen

Leland police are asking for the public's assistance in finding a missing 16-year-old girl. Savannah Johnson was last seen at her home in the Pickett Road area at 9 p.m. Dec. 13. She is believed to possibly be in the Jacksonville area. She is described as a light-haired girl of small build with g

BRUNSWICK BEACON - 2017-12-16 05:31:00

H2Go meeting moved to Leland Middle School

LELAND, NC (WWAY) - Next week's long-awaited H2Go meeting has been moved to a different location. Instead of being held at H2Go headquarters, Tuesday's meeting will be at Leland Middle School. It starts at 6 p.m. but the public will not be allowed in until 5:50 p.m. because of another event at the s


Leland's H2GO transfer restraining order upheld

BOLIVIA-Superior Court by Judge Thomas A. Lock decided Wednesday morning there won't be any more upheaval in Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO's operation in the near future. "It's the intent of the court simply to freeze things as they are right now," Lock said. That means Belville will kee


Truck goes over Oak Island Bridge in 3 vehicle accident

Crews are responding to the scene of what officials say was a three car accident on the Oak Island bridge that caused one of the vehicles to go over the bridge. (Source: WECT) OAK ISLAND, NC (WECT) - Crews are responding to the scene of what officials say was a three car accident on the Oak Island

WECT - 2017-12-16 18:30:43

Man injured in deadly Whiteville shooting arrested

A man injured in a deadly retaliatory shooting at a Whiteville convenience store Monday night was arrested for his role in a prior shooting at an apartment complex in November. Deron Dewitt Blanks, 30, of Clarkton, was taken into custody Thursday and charged with three counts of assault with a deadl

WECT - 2017-12-15 15:09:00

WPD investigating early morning stabbing

The Wilmington Police Department is investigating after two people were stabbed Saturday morning. According to a spokesperson with the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to an apartment at 520 Taylor Street in Wilmington at 2:55 am. A man and woman were taken to New Hanover Regional

WECT - 2017-12-16 12:37:16

FBI agent, police officer involved in man's fatal shooting

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An FBI agent and a police officer have been involved in the fatal shooting of a man in New York. The FBI says the man was shot Friday while the FBI agent and the police officer were "conducting law enforcement activity" in Yonkers, just north of New York City. The FBI says the m

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-16 00:05:02

4 Men Killed in Separate Shootings Overnight: NYPD

Four men were killed in separate shootings overnight in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, police said Saturday. Shortly after midnight, police responded to a report of an assault at 109th Street in the Upper West Side and found a 48-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso. He was prono

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-12-16 13:04:16

Man rapes 14-year-old he met on Snapchat; additional victims sough: Nassau County police

NASSAU COUNTY - A man is under arrest after raping a 14-year-old he met on the social media site Snapchat, and investigators are now looking for more potential victims, police said Friday. Javier Morales was arrested on Dec. 13, 2017, for allegedly raping a teen he met on Snapchat. (Nassau County Po

PIX11.COM - 2017-12-15 16:26:57

Man shot multiple times by Bergen, Lexington avenues in Jersey City: police radio

A 28-year-old man was shot in the torso yesterday morning in Jersey City and police are searching for the person who pulled the trigger, authorities said. The man, who was shot in the area of Bergen and Lexington avenues at about 10:10 a.m., was taken to RWJ Barnabas Health's Jersey City Medical Ce

NJ.COM - 2017-12-16 08:00:00