News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond:
- Avoid Beverly Bl. & Vermont Ave: Streets clogged up as bomb squad checks out a suspicious object: a briefcase abandoned in the street. “The bomb squad is responding to examine the item,” said Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the Rampar Division. The suspicious brief case was reported at 2:55 p.m. in the 300 block of N. Juanita Street.