JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Wilson Medical Center has confirmed the hospital is no longer in lockdown. —– More information was not released. JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Police say a person was spotted around 9 a.m. but they fled from police. 1:01 P.M. UPDATE: 4:45 A.M. UPDATE This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News as we gather more information. A 12 News crew on scene saw a K-9 being used by the Broome County Sheriff’s Office. In a phone alert, Wilson Medical Center alerted employees the facility would be on lockdown while police searched for an “individual believed to be armed” near the WMC campus. —– Authorities say no known weapons were involved in this incident. JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Police are looking for a possibly armed man Thursday night.
Dredging in Oceanside Harbor federal entrance channel continues as Manson Construction Company, the project contractor, keeps on with the annual effort to maintain safe navigation in the port.According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the contractor has so far removed about 187,000 cubic yards of material from the project area.Manson is dredging the channel to its authorized federal depth of 20 feet with an additional 7 feet of advanced maintenance. The Corps, Los Angeles District, anticipates dredging 280,000 cubic yards of material from the channel by Memorial Day weekend.The contractor is placing the dredged material along Oceanside’s down coast beaches from the San Luis Rey River to points south of the Oceanside Pier.USACE also reported that the Corps and the City of Oceanside are discussing the potential to continue removing material from the channel beyond Memorial Day weekend in order to take advantage of favorable sea conditions and available funding.The project will require concurrence from the California Coastal Commission and the Regional Water Quality Control Board to be allowed to continue.
West Indies Twenty20 captain Carlos Brathwaite will leave Big Bash League’s (BBL) Sydney Thunder later this week in order to honour his commitment with Barbados for the regional Super50 competition.Brathwaite replaced injured West Indian teammate Andre Russell last week and has been a hit with fans and players at the franchise so far. The all-rounder has also made a solid contribution with the ball claiming figures of 3 for 21 in Thunder’s derby clash against the Sixers on Saturday and opening with 2 for 31 against Hobart. On each occasion entertaining the crowd with his triple dab celebration.Following a third consecutive win in a row the Thunder could sneak into the BBL final with a win over Adelaide Strikers in Wednesday’s semi-final. Should the Thunder win the match Brathwaite would, however, miss the January 28 final as the regional Super50 tournament gets under way on January 24.“Unfortunately, I still have to go home on (Thursday) morning to play in the Super50 tournament,’’ Brathwaite said on Saturday.The Barbados Pride will begin their campaign against the Guyana Jaguars at Kensington Oval on the competition’s opening day. (Sportsmax.com)