Monday, November 4, 2013
PENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Court documents say the suspected gunman charged with killing a TSA officer at Los Angeles International Airport was dropped off at the terminal by his roommate. In an affidavit supporting. Authorities say the roommate dropped off Paul Ciancia (see-AHN'-see-uh) on Friday morning after Ciancia entered his room unannounced and asked to be driven to LAX.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California public utilities commissioner is proposing that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. be fined $17.25 million for falsely claiming two of its old pipelines were safe. One commissioner is calling for a smaller fine. Both proposals will be discussed Dec. 5. The pipelines are in the same system as one in San Bruno that exploded in 2010, killing eight people.
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A former Disneyland worker has been sentenced to 36 days in jail after two water bottles containing dry ice exploded in the theme park. The Orange County District Attorney's office says 23-year-old Christian Barnes was sentenced today after pleading guilty to a court offer of one misdemeanor count of possession of a destructive device. A message left for Barnes' lawyer wasn't immediately returned.
PHOENIX (AP) — Apple says it will open a manufacturing plant in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa that will eventually employ 700 workers. The Cupertino, Calif., maker of the iPhone confirmed today that it is expanding its U.S. manufacturing operations. Apple spokeswoman Kristen Huguet says the plant will be powered with renewable energy.