One person died Wednesday night in a crash in Concord that involved at least one law enforcement officer, authorities said.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Twitter around 11 p.m. that it was investigating “an officer-involved fatal incident” in the area of state Highway 242 and Highway 4. Two Concord police officers and a sheriff’s deputy at the scene confirmed to this news organization that “all deputies are all right.”
Sheriff’s office spokesman Jimmy Lee declined early Thursday morning to specify what led to the crash or how deputies or other law-enforcement officers may have been involved. Several officers and a California Department of Transportation worker at the scene indicated that it involved a deputy driving onto the westbound
- A nine-member association of companies have pledged to build 16 small nuclear power stations by 2050
- Each mini reactor would be in operation for up to 60 years and provide 440 megawatts of electricity per year
- The program is expected to create 40,000 jobs.
The British government is considering investing 2 billion pounds sterling ($2.6 billion) to help build small nuclear reactors as part of London’s overall strategy of developing cleaner energy and achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
The financing program – details of which have yet to be finalized, Bloomberg reported – would involve the government buying an equity stake in various new small nuclear stations across the country. Smaller reactors, as the government envisions, may be a more economical strategy to build up nuclear power in the country.
Indeed, a nine-member consortium of companies, including Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and construction giant Laing O’Rourke Plc, have
The son-in-law of onetime Cook County Democratic boss Joseph Berrios has been indicted for his alleged role in a bribery scheme that brought down ex-state Rep. Luis Arroyo and exposed a shadowy lobbying effort to expand sweepstakes gaming machines.
James Weiss, 41, was charged in a superseding indictment made public Friday with bribery, wire fraud, mail fraud, and lying to the FBI. Weiss is married to Berrios’ daughter, former state Rep. Toni Berrios.
The indictment also added new wire and mail fraud charges against Arroyo, who was originally charged in October 2019 with one count of federal program bribery and had been on track to plead guilty.
According to the charges, Arroyo