Evening Update Thurs Sept. 17

  • The federal government provides 79-Million dollars in funding to eliminate the backlog of untested sexual assault kits.
  • In the first six months of 2015, 19-thousand people nationwide lost their lives in traffic accidents.
  • The amount of rain and snow California will receive will be dependent on the interaction between El Nino and other conditions in the Pacific Ocean.
  • The Southern California Gas Company is working on an estimated 250 locations where methane gas is leaking under streets in Los Angeles.
  • The National Football League is receiving improved grades for racial and gender diversity in hiring