‘Lawyers Caught in Jury Tampering Will Be Jailed’

first_img— Judge Nancy Sammy threatensIn her efforts to regain public confidence in the Judicial Branch, the assigned Criminal Court ‘C’ Judge Nancy Sammy has threatened to imprison any lawyer that would contact a potential juror and attempt to influence the juror’s thoughts about how a case before her should end.Judge Sammy’s strongly worded statement comes in the face of public concern that most of the cases tried by jury at that court have usually ended at the Supreme Court as a result of alleged jury tampering, an accusation which has created a dark cloud over the image of the country’s justice system.Jury tampering, a legal expert explained to the Daily Observer,  is the crime of attempting to influence a jury through other means than the evidence presented in court, such as conversations about the case outside the court, offering bribes, making threats or asking acquaintances to interfere with a juror.“A person commits the crime of jury tampering if, with intent to influence a juror’s vote, opinion, decision or other action in the case, he attempts directly or indirectly to communicate with a juror other than as part of the proceedings in the trial of the case,” the expert noted.However, Judge Sammy, who is the first female to preside over the Criminal Court ‘C’ warned that lawyers who will be practicing before her court, Criminal Court ‘C’, should be mindful that she would not tolerate any attempt at jury tampering.The criminal court judge further warned that “if any of you lawyers engage in jury tempering and you are caught, be assured that you will not go scot-free”, she added, “because we will ensure that you be drastically dealt with in conformity with the law, so be warned.”The Criminal Court ‘C’ is one of the courts that has been plagued with charges of  jury tampering and where the Supreme Court has been constrained to disband those jurors based on jury tampering.One of the cases is that which involved former Managing Director of the National Port Authority (NPA), Matilda Parker and her Comptroller Christina Paelay, in which Associate Justice Jamesetta Wolokolie, then Chamber Justice, was constrained to disband the jury due to accusation of jury tampering.In that case, the government lawyers charged that jurors in the case were tampered with, following the discovery of a letter that was addressed to two of the sequestrated jurors, Melvin Neowan and Kebbeh Kollie. The two jurors denied the allegation.However, Parker and Paelay managed to win the charges against them due to government’s continued failure to try the matter.It is against this backdrop that Judge Sammy vowed not to tolerate any attempt of jury tampering by lawyers practicing before her court.Judge Sammy highlighted these concerns when she recently delivered her charge during the opening of the November 2019 Term of Criminal Courts, A, B, C and D for Montserrado County.During her deliberation, Judge Sammy said: “Some politicians might try to use our courts as platforms to promote themselves by interfering in judicial decisions, and so you have to take judicial notice of that fact.”Judge Sammy reminded her colleagues that they should not allow themselves to be pressured, coerced, or to let their courts to be used as a platform by politicians to promote themselves, stressing, “Please do not allow any politician to interfere in judicial decisions you will make.”However, she said that if cases are brought before them as judges that would cause conflict of interest, then in such situation, she advised, “the most appropriate thing to do is to recuse yourself as a sitting judge from hearing such cases.”She said that it is important to do so, “because as dispensers of justice, we cannot allow ourselves to be caught in situations that would embarrass us and the entire judiciary.”The female judge (Sammy) then noted that though she and others are relatively new to the judgeship, “a core value we have upheld is to resist outside influence, and to be prompt and expeditious in handling matters that come  before us.”In a nutshell, she maintained, “we shall work diligently during this term to ensure that the law takes its course in clear, precision-driven terms and in a fearless manner.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) – Advertisement – Criminal Court ‘C’ Judge Judge Nancy Sammy last_img read more

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Govt to request over $500M from National Assembly

first_img… to house prisoners, boost securityGovernment will be moving to the National Assembly to seek supplementary financing likely to exceed $500 million in an effort to house prisoners, boost security at the existing prisons and deal with the fallout from the disastrous fire on July 9, 2017, that gutted the Camp Street Prison. This was disclosed during a press conference at the Public Security Ministry on Friday. According to PublicFrom left: Fire Chief Marlon Gentle, Top Cop Seelall Persaud, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan and Prison Chief Gladwin SamuelsSecurity Minister Khemraj Ramjattan, the Ministry had come up with a fast-tracked plan pertaining to what temporary constructions would be erected.“At least (for) the purpose of building the prison and the tarmac area, the removal of debris, I haven’t gotten the final figure…These contractors and quantity surveyors are working hard. But by Monday certainly (we will have final figure), because we have to go for the supplementary budgetary allocations by Tuesday or whenever the next parliamentary date. And it will be, as I’m being told, in excess of $500 million,” Ramjattan told a media conference.He noted that this was to ensure that the prisoners being housed at LusignanThe new holding area for prisonerspenitentiary could be relocated to the remaining brick structure at Camp Street. According to Ramjattan, these constructions will be temporary. “We require, for the support of those prisoners, a kitchen be constructed, an admin building and infirmary to be constructed. And it will be quite costly though it will be temporary. All these major constructions that will make the place safe will cost a good set of money.”“But the plans, in terms of what we have to construct and security systems (that) have been designed, during the last 72 hours,” the Minister proclaimed. “Because that was (something) we had to fast track.”Ramjattan also spoke of advances that Government has made, including the completion of a tarmac area for the displaced prisoners at Lusignan. “There have been some major accomplishments. At this stage the tarmac area at Lusignan has been completed and there have been some minor difficulties (that were) corrected to the extent that at least 400 prisoners are now there in better conditions than in the swamp area they were in,” he said.He added that there are still 80 prisoners in the swamp area. “We felt that it was necessary because we do not want them to contaminate the four hundred prisoners that are in the tarmac area. These are the real bad ones that have done a number of acts which make us believe that if they were to go into that tarmac area, there would be real trouble.” He also noted that there are 151 prisoners in the actual prison at Lusignan. The Minister also reported that the charred debris from the Camp Street site has been removed. The fire which razed the Camp Street Prison occurred on July 9, resulting in over 1000 prisoners being displaced. While some were moved to Mazaruni or granted early release or bail, a contingent had remained at Lusignan under strained circumstances.Dollars and centsCurrently there are plans for the phased construction of a four-storey prison as part of the expansion at Mazaruni, which is scheduled to start this year.Ramjattan has said that building a new prison could end up costing the Government $6 billion. But after the completion of the prison design by VIKAB Engineering Consultants Ltd, the first phase of building the prison at Mazaruni will commence. The security sector is one of the priority areas of Government. For 2016, a sum of $24.6 billion was announced by the Government, ostensibly to develop and modernise the security sector inclusive of the prison service. In 2015, the coalition Government had allocated $21 billion in their inaugural budget towards the security sector. Some $11.9 billion had been allocated from that sum in order to support the operations of the Disciplined Services; the Guyana Prison Service, Fire Service and the Guyana Police Force.Last year March, however, a fire raged through the Camp Street Prison and claimed the lives of 17 prisoners. Afterwards, a Commission of Inquiry which cost the Treasury $13 million was ordered by President David Granger.According to the report compiled by the Commissioners, the combination of overcrowded, uncomfortable and unhygienic confinement are all ideal conditions for epidemics, for gangs to prosper and to propagate discontent. Moreover, the CoI found that reducing numbers in prison to manageable levels is the single most important priority for establishing safe, humane and purposeful prisons. But some of these recommendations were not implemented at the time of the fire.last_img read more

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Gor’s Guikan okay after freak injury

first_imgSwift action from Tusker FC midfielder Hashim Ssempala prevented him from swallowing his tongue while Tusker FC team doctor Wycliffe Makanga, also the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) medical committee Secretary rushed to the pitch to stabilize him.“He is okay now. We had to take him to Kenyatta Hospital to see a specialist and read the scans through after leaving Machakos and the good news is that he is stable,” Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr said.Gor Mahia’s Ivorian forward Ephraim Guikan vies for the ball with Tusker FC’s Collins Shivachi during a Kenyan Premier League match at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on February 28, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluPlayers on the pitch frantically called for help when Guikan went down especially after he failed to make any movement after going down.He is expected to have the mandatory seven-day resting period recommended by FIFA’s medical committee after concussions and will be unavailable for Gor Mahia’s game against Bandari on Saturday.“For Esperance, we will wait. He has to go back to the doctor and get a go ahead to be back because that is a serious kind of situation,” Kerr added.While Guikan will be out, Kerr’s side is boosted with the return of Rwandese forward Jacques Tuyisenge who picked up an ankle injury in their match against Zoo Kericho. Tuyisenge will also be available for the CAF tie against Esperance after sorting his passport issues.Gor Mahia forward Ephraim Guikan reacts after a missed opportunity. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA“He would have been part of the team on Wednesday but he hasn’t trained whole week as he was out in Rwanda sorting his passport issues. He should be available for Saturday against Bandari and the Esperance game as well,” the coach said.Kerr continues to lament that his side has been forced to constantly change the starting team especially having been faced with a fixture of four games within 11 days.“I don’t think there is a coach who changes the team as much as I have to do. Look at what has happened to Guikan, could happen to another top player on Saturday and I find myself in an awkward situation,” lamented the tactician.He will be hoping to use the Bandari match as a preparatory platform for the Esperance game on Wednesday at the same venue and has hinted he will use his strongest squad after using mostly fringe players for their last two KPL matches.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Guikan went for an aerial ball and had a mid-air collision with Tusker FC players, falling awkwardly on the ground with his tongue being trapped at the back of his mouth.Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYANAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 1- Gor Mahia’s Ivorian striker Ephraim Guikan is okay after a freak injury that saw him momentarily lose consciousness in the dying minutes of the side’s match against Tusker FC on Wednesday in Machakos.Guikan went for an aerial ball and had a mid-air collision with Tusker FC players, falling awkwardly on the ground with his tongue being trapped at the back of his mouth.last_img read more

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REVEALED! The Sterling sick note given to Rodgers by Pellegrini so £50m man could miss training

first_img Raheem Sterling’s sick note 1 Fresh from the news that Raheem Sterling doesn’t intend to go on Liverpool’s pre-season tour, the 20-year-old has not reported for training, citing illness.But what caused the England international to not attend the club’s Melwood training ground?Contrary to reports that he phoned to explain his absence, we’ve discovered* the sick note handed to Brendan Rodgers!*DISCLAIMER: When we say ‘discovered’, we mean scribbled on a bit of paper ourselves, for comedy purposes.Check out these Raheem Sterling stories on talkSPORT.com:LIVERPOOL FANS REACT TO LATEST SENSATIONAL STERLING NEWS‘BEHAVE LIKE MAN UNITED STAR DE GEA!’ STERLING TOLD HE IS GOING ABOUT SUMMER TRANSFER IN THE WRONG WAYlast_img read more

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Ex-WR Rasshan to start at QB

first_imgBy Brian Dohn Staff Writer With Patrick Cowan out due to a concussion and a collapsed lung, and with Ben Olson’s left knee still not healed, UCLA coach Karl Dorrell said sophomore Osaar Rasshan will start at quarterback Saturday when No. 9 Arizona State visits the Rose Bowl. Dorrell said he didn’t believe the game plan needed to be pared because of Rasshan’s inexperience, or because Rasshan spent training camp and the first six weeks of the season playing receiver. Rasshan was forced into action in Saturday’s 34-27 loss at Arizona after Cowan was injured. He was 3-of-10 passing for 78 yards in his quarterbacking debut but had success moving UCLA’s offense, partly because he ran for 57 yards on eight carries. “He proved to me that he could handle much more than probably we anticipated,” Dorrell said. “He’s gotten better and better the last few weeks that he’s been practicing and playing quarterback. He’s digested more and more information, and now he’s at a point where he’s going to be the guy starting in this particular game. “He’ll get a chance to digest much more information because he’ll get a lot more repetitions (in practice).” Rasshan, who will be the first African-American to start for UCLA since Bernard Quarles in 1979, did provide a spark to a sagging offense. In UCLA’s last 22 possessions with Cowan at quarterback, the offense scored 14 points, and failed to pick up a first down 11 times. In Rasshan’s five possessions, UCLA’s offense scored 13 points and failed to pick up a first down once. “(Rasshan) energized the offense,” UCLA tailback Chane Moline said. “He threw the ball around, ran the ball as well.” Dorrell said he was uncertain how long Cowan would be out. Sources said Olson, who tore a knee ligament Oct. 6 against Notre Dame, is eyeing a Nov. 24 return against Oregon. Tailback update Dorrell said tailback Chris Markey is day-to-day with a sprained left ankle. Markey did not play in the second half, forcing Moline and walk-on Craig Sheppard to carry the ball. Christian Ramirez suffered a concussion in the game, and his status for Arizona State is uncertain. Dorrell said he did not anticipate moving a player from another position to tailback. “We’re going to stay with what we have right now,” Dorrell said. Cowan heading home Dorrell said Cowan, who remained Arizona because of the lung injury, is expected home today. “He’s doing OK. He’s feeling better,” Dorrell said. “They did a last set of X-rays (Sunday) and everything looked OK.” Game review In watching the film, Dorrell said UCLA could not overcome a dismal second quarter in which Arizona outgained the Bruins, 187-27, and outscored UCLA, 14-0. “As I look at the game, we had one bad quarter, I believe,” Dorrell said. “We were ineffective offensively in the second quarter, and they had a couple of big plays where they scored a couple of touchdowns on us in a short amount of time.” Kurtzman passes away Felice Dee Kurtzman, who was at UCLA for 25 years, serving as a nutritionist since 1991, died Saturday after a 14-month battle with cancer. She was 52. Funeral services are scheduled for today at Mount Sinai Memorial Park at 2 p.m. brian.dohn@dailynews.com160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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Hollywood star says Donegal bar is best pub in the world!

first_imgHollywood star Jamie Dornan has revealed that a popular Donegal bar he regularly frequents is best pub in the entire world! Jamie Dornan loves holidaying in Donegal and visits our beautiful county every single year.He says his primary reason for coming to Donegal is play golf on our array of stunning courses, although he admitted his handicap isn’t up to ‘scratch’. Dornan was being interviewed by Ireland AM presenter Ciara Doherty when he said that The Olde Glen Bar is ‘maybe the best bar in the world.’To view the clip simply click play in the video below.Hollywood star says Donegal bar is best pub in the world! was last modified: September 26th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ciara dohertyDDTVFeauresIreland AMJamie Dornannewslast_img read more

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BREAKDOWN IN RELATIONSHIP WITH McGUINNESS MAY HAVE LED McHUGH TO QUIT CLAIMS CASSIDY

first_imgFORMER ALL-STAR Kevin Cassidy has claimed that Mark McHugh may have quit the Donegal GAA squad because of a breakdown in relations with manager Jim McGuinness.Kevin CassidyKilcar player McHugh stepped away from the county team along with Gary McFadden, Antoin McFadden and Thomas McKinley.Donegal selector Damian Diver suggested later that McHugh made the decision as he was no longer enjoying his football. But Cassidy said that such claims are only adding fuel to the fire.“It has been said that [McHugh] is not enjoying his football and has no hunger or desire to play the game. I said earlier that if you are going to air your laundry in public then at least tell the truth,” Cassidy wrote in his Gaelic Life column.“By saying that he has lost his appetite you are only adding fuel to the fire and the rumour mill will go into overdrive,” he added.“Some of the stories flying about Donegal this week are not fair on the player or the team management and are becoming a major distraction for all involved. I feel the departure of Rory Gallagher has had a lingering effect on the squad. “Rory would have been popular within the squad and himself and Mark [McHugh] would have been especially close. And if relations between Jim McGuinness and Mark have drifted then this could well be a likely cause.”McGuinness announced last September that his trusted assistant Gallagher would not be returning this season as he looked to make changes to the coaching set-up.Gaoth Dobhair manager Cassidy said that if the pair have fallen out McGuinness should be doing all in his power to settle their differences as McHugh is too important to the Donegal style of play.He also said he didn’t believe that Donegal have the players to either replace the 2012 All-Star, or to develop a new style of play without him.“Whatever has happened Donegal cannot afford to lose players like McHugh he is too important to the way Donegal play… The game plan nearly hinged on how he played so to take him out of the equation leaves a massive gap to fill. I don’t think Donegal have the players to fill that gap, nor do I think that they have the players to develop a new system,” he wrote. “I feel that Jim should be doing all he can to persuade Mark to stay. If there are issues then be the bigger man for the good of the team and try sorting them out,” he added.The fallout from the four squad members’ departures is nothing new to Donegal, according to Cassidy, as a county that has always struggled to keep their internal affairs from the general public.BREAKDOWN IN RELATIONSHIP WITH McGUINNESS MAY HAVE LED McHUGH TO QUIT CLAIMS CASSIDY was last modified: May 14th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalJim McGuinnessKevin CassidyMark McHughlast_img read more

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Around Whittier

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER – The Women in Transition Center, outreach office for the Women’s & Children’s Crisis Shelter, is in need of donations of new items for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Needed items include shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, maxi-pads, lotion, razors, hair spray, hair brushes/combs, umbrellas, perfume, detergent, bar soap, toothpaste, toilet paper, diapers, baby lotion, baby powder, baby wipes, baby bottles, toys for all ages, sweaters and jackets. Gift certificates to be used for replenishing needed items are also appreciated. For donation delivery information, call (562) 463-5878. Sheriff’s station seeks volunteers WHITTIER – The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is looking for volunteers to assist in the daily operations of the South Whittier Substation and to participate in programs being sponsored by the Sheriff’s Department. If you are an adult and can give a minimum of 16 hours a month to join a group of other outstanding volunteers and department personnel, call (562) 903-1874 or (562) 466-5455 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays or visit the substation at 13525 B Telegraph Road. Helpers sought for Helping Hands LA MIRADA – The city Helping Hands Program involves more than 120 volunteers who contribute more than 400 hours of community service every year to assist the elderly, low-income and disabled residents with home repairs and maintenance. The city is seeking residents knowledgeable in skilled maintenance trades to assist with future Helping Hands repair projects. To volunteer, call the Community Resource Center, (562) 902-3155. Support group for cancer victims WHITTIER – Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital offers a free support group for patients and families dealing with any type of cancer. “New Beginnings” meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month in Conference Room A, 12402 Washington Blvd. For more information, call Gilbert Dorado at (562) 698-0811, Ext. 2964. SAFE program has openings WHITTIER – The Sheriff’s Whittier County Community Sub-Station, 13525 Telegraph Road, is accepting applications from senior citizens living in the Whittier county area for the Seniors and Friends Everywhere (SAFE) Program. The program’s goal is to help Whittier county senior citizens live safely and feel secure in their residences. To sign up for the free service, call (562) 903-1874, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Friends of Library set book sale PICO RIVERA – Used books and magazines are available for purchase at the Friends of the Pico Rivera Library Book Center, 9449 Slauson Ave. Prices start at 25 cents. Book center hours are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday/Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 6 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of each month. Vincent de Paul seeks usable items Society of St. Vincent de Paul seeks usable items such as furniture, appliances, computers, clothing, or vehicles no longer needed. Usable donations help provide a better life for disadvantaged and homeless families. Donations are tax deductible. For a pickup, call the Society of St. Vincent de Paul at (800) 974-3571. From staff reportslast_img read more

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Strobe lights tested on Orange Line buses in new safety attempt

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week “We’re going to do everything we can to help make the riding public aware this bus is out there, and it’s a good thing,” Hunt said. Safety became a top issue just days after the Orange Line debuted, when a 78-year-old motorist, who might have been talking on a cell phone, ran a red light and her car collided with a bus. Fifteen passengers were treated for mostly minor injuries; the auto’s driver was also hurt. Three other crashes – all minor – have been reported. But motorists have repeatedly complained that the busway vehicles are difficult to see, even though they’re twice as long as a regular bus and weigh 30 tons. “If I hadn’t been paying attention, I could have run into it,” said Marcia Meyerstein of Chatsworth. “Sometimes you really need to see things. That thing goes pretty fast, and it should be able to stand out.” Experts are mixed on the role of vehicle color in a crash. A spokesman for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a nonprofit funded by auto insurers, said any link between vehicle color and safety is “preposterous.” “Based on the research we have done, it sounds pretty far out,” said spokesman Russ Rader. “The overall assessment is that while color may give some effect, it can’t be very large.” But Stephen S. Solomon, a New York optometrist who co-authored a 1995 study that found that red or white firetrucks and emergency vehicles have a higher crash rate than those painted lime-yellow, said gray vehicles are difficult to see. “It blends into the background.” he said. “If there’s any fog or rain or bad weather, it blends into that. Orange won’t be much better.” He suggests that the buses be repainted yellow or yellow-green, with fluorescent, reflective trim around the sides. “The human eye is most sensitive to that particular color. It is a very easily detectable color in almost all the backgrounds.” The American Public Transportation Association, an advocacy group for the transit industry, does not have standards or recommendations for color, a spokeswoman said. Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky demonstrated a prototype bus with flashing strobe lights, and said he’s open to additional lighting or new paint to make the busway safer. “If it helps, we ought to do it. Obviously, safety is more important than aesthetics.” But he added that all the crashes so far have been caused by drivers making illegal turns or running red lights – not by their failure to see the buses. “That’s what I think we need to focus on, the red-light running,” he said. “Even if you have the most gaudy bus that can be seen from outer space, if you run the red light, it doesn’t matter. You can hit the gaudy bus.” In the 10 days since the Nov. 2 crash with the elderly motorist, county sheriff’s deputies have issued 480 citations to motorists, mostly for running red lights. Los Angeles police have issued dozens more. The MTA is also considering placing photo-enforcement cameras at key busway crossings. Hunt, the Valley transit official, said the $300 strobe lights will be tested for the next week. The MTA needs clearance from the California Highway Patrol to regularly outfit buses with the lights. He said the MTA’s safety task force is considering pavement markings or “Busway Ahead” signs, as well as railroad-style crossing gates. But officials fear that gates would jam cross traffic as they came down every five minutes for buses during rush hour. Bus drivers remain under orders to slow to 10 mph at intersections, but the white-gloved traffic officers posted at intersections immediately after the crash have been withdrawn. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who chairs the MTA, said he was pleased at the steps being taken to make the line safer. “These recommendations are putting us on the right track,” said Villaraigosa, who rode the Orange Line to and from a City Council meeting held Wednesday night in Van Nuys. Lisa Mascaro, (818) 713-3761 lisa.mascaro@dailynews.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Flashing white strobe lights were tested Thursday on a Metro Orange Line bus as MTA officials considered whether to repaint the 60-foot-long gray buses a brighter color to make them more visible and reduce collisions. The buses that initially drew raves for their sleek design – they’re meant to resemble a train – are getting a closer look after four crashes along the busway since it opened last month. “We hear very frequently that the gray color is hard to see,” said Richard Hunt, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s San Fernando Valley general manager. “It comes up at every meeting I’m at.” Dark orange is among the colors being considered, as is striping to help the bus stand out. last_img read more

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DONEGAL NIGHTCLUB’S ‘GINGER’ NIGHT GETS THE CHATTY MAN CHATTING!

first_imgCarr and Lambert on the Chatty Man show last night.A Donegal nightclub is still hitting the headlines after its controversial ‘S*** A Ginger Night’ promotion.Although the Pulse Nightclub in Letterkenny eventually changed the name of the night, people are still talking about the event.And now television chat show host Alan Carr can be added to that list. The Chatty Man presenter last night highlighted the event on his show.And he suggested American Idol guest Adam Lambert could have done with a night in the Pulse!Carr screened a picture of the club’s poster.But Lambert managed to stir things up again when he said that being attracted to people with red hair was “like a fetish.” Will this story every stop?DONEGAL NIGHTCLUB’S ‘GINGER’ NIGHT GETS THE CHATTY MAN CHATTING! was last modified: October 17th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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