The FBI's Los Angeles office is asking for the public's cooperation in finding an armored military humvee that was stolen Friday from a California National Guard's Armory.
The $120,000 Humvee was taken Friday morning, at around 8:15 a.m. from the armory, in Bell, according to the FBI.
The FBI offers a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the vehicle's location.
The FBI described the military vehicle on Twitter as a green camouflage Humvee, with a bumper number # 40BSBHQ6; Admin# WV57TO-HQ06/M1165A1; Reg# NZ311R & Battalion 40TH BSB.
City officials announced Friday 14 residents, including an employee in the Recreation Bureau in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, has died from coronavirus-related complications.
The employee's identity wasn't released to the public due to "privacy concerns," but the city did say the employee was with the Recreation Bureau for the past five years and last worked on Dec. 28.
The announcement of 14 additional coronavirus-related fatalities brings the city's death toll rises to 520.
Long Beach officials have reported its deadliest week so far in the struggle against the coronavirus pandemic. At least 73 residents have died from coronavirus in just this week alone.
What they're saying:
Mayor Robert Garcia said, “It breaks my heart to lose a member of our City family, and we are keeping their loved ones in our hearts today.”
City Manager Tom Modica said, “We are all feeling the loss of this employee, who dedicated themselves to making the City of Long Beach a better place,” Mr. Modica would go on to say, “I am grateful for their dedication and service to Long Beach, and my heart goes out to their family and friends.”
City officials announced seven new coronavirus related deaths, bringing Long Beach's death toll to 506. The grim announcement culminates the deadliest week since the start of the pandemic, as the city's vaccination plans expand.
Of the 506 fatalities, 235 are associated with long-term care facilities. In the past ten days, Long Beach has lost 106 residents due to the coronavirus.
Fifty-nine people have died this week alone, eclipsing the previous record of 54 deaths just two weeks ago.
The city reported 656 new cases since yesterday and that hospitalizations in the Long Beach area have decreased for a second straight day, down from 569 to 560.
Long Beach residents who are 65 and older could be vaccinated starting Jan 19.
Mayor Robert Garcia, City Manager Tom Modica, and Health and Human Services Director Kelly Colopy, along with other City employees, received the first half of the Coronavirus vaccine.
More Info: Three city employees from various departments have tested positive for Coronavirus:
One public-facing employee at the Billie Jean King Main Library has tested positive, who last worked on Jan 9. and is recovering at home.
Another LBPD officer, who is assigned to the East Divison, has been infected by the virus and is at home recovering.
An employee from the Public Works Department assigned to the Environmental Services Bureau also tested positive.
By the Numbers:
42,281 total positive results
Seven-day positivity rate: 15.9%
141.6 seven-day case rate per 100K population
286 Long Beach residents hospitalized with COVID-19
560 total COVID-19 hospitalizations in area hospitals (-9)
Approximately 28,594 recovered
581,807 total tests conducted
Information as of Jan. 13