The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory which is in effect until 1 p.m. Monday and a wind advisory which is in effect until 7 p.m. News 12 meteorologists say frigid temperatures are hitting the region Monday with lows in the single digits.,They say it will feel colder with wind chills from 0 to -10.,Gusty winds will be 20-30 mph with higher gusts possible.,Winds will be between 20-30 mph, and wind chill values will range from -5 to -15 degrees.,Monday night will see clear skies and the winds will start to die down to 10-15 mph.

He wants them to get paid more and be treated better.But Merwinn, whose big brown eyes peek out from behind an overgrown bowl haircut, is concerned about what will happen to him and his mother if about 31,000 United Teachers Los Angeles union members go on strike.Across the vast Los Angeles Unified School District, which encompasses some 900 schools and 500,000 students, families are beginning to consider all the ways that a teacher walkout would affect their daily lives.,Teachers serve not only as educators but as guidance counselors, mentors and confidants for students going through a crisis or learning to break out of their shells.With extra-curricular activities at school canceled Monday, Merwinn Rojas, 11, sits idle at home, in Los Angeles.The growing likelihood of a strike has parents like Merwinns mother, Angelica Valdovinos, 33, worrying whether their kids could regress academically and socially, and whether theyd be safe at school without the adults theyve learned to respect and depend upon.Apart from robotics, Merwinn gets after-school tutoring and takes Saturday morning classes through a college-prep program at USC, just a few blocks east of Foshay.,The district is preparing to bring in highly paid substitutes, move students into large spaces such as auditoriums, where they can be more efficiently supervised, and ease background checks for parent volunteers.District officials have said all schools would remain open during a strike and that students would be fed and able to attend some after-school programs, though not all extracurricular activities and sports would continue.,Because she gets home from work at 5 a.m., that would mean sleeping just a couple of hours before waking up Merwinn in time for the 7:50 a.m. start.My son is my priority, she said.Jasper Anderson, 15, at baseball practice at Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles, Calif., on Jan. 8, 2019.,They should unite and go as allies to push the county so the county will push the governor to send funds to Los Angeles.At nearby Crenshaw High School, Isreal Lee picked up her son Jasper Anderson after heavy rains forced his coach to cancel what could be one of his teams final baseball practices before the strike.

According to the affidavit of probably cause:

Police officers were dispatched to 388 Reynolds Ave., at 8:19 p.m. Sunday for a report of a male at the residence threatening a female with a machete.,At this time, a man later identified as victim one came running down the stairs toward officers and advised that Jonathan Berenty was upstairs with a machete.,Victim two said she continued to ask Berenty to leave and stated that Berenty opened his backpack and pulled out a black and orange machete and “came at her.”,She said that’s when police arrived and Berenty put the machete back in his backpack and hid the backpack behind the counter in the kitchen area.,Continued search of the backpack resulted in finding a black and orange machete, two digital scales, a purple Crown Royal bag containing 99 plastic baggies, a blue plastic cup containing green vegetable material , a small bottle of Leilani Hawaiian Rum, a black folding knife, a black belt and a pair of “beats” headphones n a red case. read more

A one-two punch of winter storms is bringing the first snow, sleet and freezing rain to Connecticut and could make travel difficult Friday before it gets worse this weekend before it finally freezes over.,The National Weather Service issued a storm warning for Litchfield County and a winter storm warning for Fairfield County ahead of the second storm which is expected to roll in Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening.,In addition to Friday's snow, a snowstorm will arrive Saturday night and last into Sunday with the chance for moderate to heavy snow.,For the second and more significant storm, News 12 meteorologists say snow will begin before 1 a.m. on Saturday then snow and sleet between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m., then rain and sleet after 4 a.m. Temperatures will rise to around 33 degrees by 4 a.m. with wind gusts as high as 31 mph.,Sunday is expected to see rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 1 p.m, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., then a chance of snow after 4 p.m. Temperatures will dramatically fall to around 25 degrees by 5 p.m. Monday morning everything is expected to freeze over when temperatures take a nose dive into the single digits.

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence passed for 347 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson rolled No. 1 Alabama 44-16 on Monday night in the College Football Playoff national championship game.,NEW YORK (AP) — Texas quarterback Vince Young and Notre Dame speedster Raghib Ismail have been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, along with 11 other players and two coaches.,The rest of the players to be enshrined in December include Arkansas running back Darren McFadden, Oklahoma defensive back Rickey Dixon, John Carroll linebacker London Fletcher, Texas AM defensive lineman Jacob Green, North Carolina State receiver Torry Holt, Arizona State quarterback Jake Plummer, USC defensive back Troy Polamalu, Wisconsin offensive tackle Joe Thomas, Florida State defensive back Terrell Buckley, Michigan State running back Lorenzo White and Mississippi linebacker Patrick Willis.,NFL read more

Not only did the game have meaning on the national level, it was a game that attracted the attention of local football fans in the Wyoming Valley with Meyers graduate Raghib “Rocket” Ismail playing for Notre Dame, and GAR’s Greg Skrepenak playing on the offensive line for Michigan.,With less than a minute left in the game, Colorado punted to Ismail and he returned it nearly 90 yards for what appeared to be the game-winning touchdown.,In an interview with The Citizens’ Voice in October prior to the final football game between Meyers and GAR, Ismail recalled a visit from Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz while he was recruiting Ismail.,In 1990, Ismail received the Walter Camp Award, an honor given to college football’s player of the year as voted on by major college football coaches and sports information directors.,... Senior year, Ismail rushed for 2,210 yards and 35 touchdowns and was named to PARADE’s All-America team.

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The wife of California Governor Gavin Newsom said she will go by the title of “first partner,” nixing the traditional “first lady” title.,Jennifer Siebel Newsom changed her Twitter bio to reflect the new title of “First Partner of California” on Monday, the day of Gavin Newsom’s inauguration in Sacramento.,Jennifer Siebel Newsom also read a poem in English and Spanish at the governor’s inauguration, a move she said reminded Californians of “our common humanity, reminding us that we are all one California family.��,Gavin Newsom promised the most populous state in the country will be a “sanctuary to all who seek it” in a direct affront to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.,RELATED: California Governor Newsom Vows ‘Sanctuary To All Who Seek It’ In Inauguration Speech

He added children should not be “ripped away from their parents” at the border, and they shouldn’t be left hungry while Trump pledges to spend billions of dollars on “a wall that should never be built.” read more

Gus Bradley was successful in coming up with a game plan to thwart an athletic rookie quarterback making his first postseason start.,A day after Los Angeles advanced with a 23-17 victory over Baltimore in an AFC wild-card game, Bradley and the rest of the Chargers were beginning to prepare to face the most experienced postseason quarterback in NFL history in Tom Brady, who will make his 38th playoff start for New England on Sunday.,According to Sportradar, the 58 snaps are the most any team has gone with quarter personnel (seven defensive backs) in any game since the NFL's Next Gen Stats came online in 2014.,Lynn said he was surprised by Bradley's idea to use it the entire game and that it led to lots of discussion with the coaching staff leading up to the game, but in the end it was the best move to make.,Bradley's strategy in that game was to use six defensive backs on 53 of 82 plays.

Rickey Dixon, the great Oklahoma defensive back, will join the likes of Vince Young and Jacob Green, icons of Texas and Texas AM, in the next class of the College Football Hall of Fame.,On Monday, Lorraine asked her husband what everyone wants to know: "Would you play football again, knowing what you know now?","I don't know, I guess it's our faith," said Lorraine, who met Rickey in college and married him more than 25 years ago.,Before leaving, Switzer hugged Rickey close, looked into his haunting eyes and told him, "Good things will happen this year.",Rickey won't go, Lorraine said, but his children will represent their father on his big night.

Aiming to jump-start the legislature’s consideration of sports betting, state Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, and other members of southeastern Connecticut’s legislative delegation announced Monday that they’ve submitted a bill that would allow the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to provide online and in-person sports betting at their casinos.,The measure also would authorize the Connecticut Lottery Corp. to operate online keno within the state “pursuant to agreements” with the tribes.,She said the proposed bill is likely to change as it moves through the legislative process and could authorize sports betting at other locations, although that would involve further negotiations with the tribes, who have maintained that their existing agreements with the state grant them the exclusive right to provide sports betting.,Ted Taylor, president of Sportech Venues, which operates the state’s off-track betting facilities, another potential provider of sports wagering, declined to comment on Osten’s bill.,In December, Osten and her southeastern Connecticut colleagues submitted a proposed bill that would eliminate the need for the Mashantuckets and Mohegans to secure federal approval of amended gaming agreements with the state before moving forward with an East Windsor casino project.