Despite warning signs, city officials entrusted the historic ship’s future to a firm that wasn’t up to the job. Now millions of dollars in public money will be needed to clean up the mess.
While awaiting his murder trial, Adrian Berumen volunteered to live with mentally ill inmates. His experience caring for them could shape the jail system’s future.
The mayor previously called Mona Rodriguez’s death “horrific and tragic.” On Thursday, he went a step further.
The 27-year veteran of the Long Beach police force now faces between 5 and 80 years in federal prison if he’s convicted, prosecutors said.
“So you’ve got a bunch of intoxicated firemen here that are all trying to help, and they’re hammered,” one sheriff’s deputy said.
The officer is standing near the car’s passenger door when the vehicle lurches forward and closer to him at the same time, tires squealing, video shows.
The boy was crossing Los Coyotes Diagonal at Deborah Street just after 9 p.m. when an SUV struck him, police said.
A man and a woman were killed in the shooting, which happened just across from Drake Park around 8 p.m, police said.
“I know it was wrong, it will always be wrong,” the firefighter later wrote in a letter apologizing for what he’d done.
Two boats glanced off each other at high speed, sending one craft flipping multiple times, a race organizer said.