Traffic is flowing again on a major Southern California traffic artery that was severed for the second time in three days because of ice and snow from a winter storm that brought very unseasonable freezing temperatures to much of the state.
The California Highway Patrol is escorting traffic over the Grapevine section of Interstate 5 on Thursday morning due to light snowfall, ice and dense fog. The Tehachapi and El Tejon school districts also closed due to falling snow, around 1 to 2 inches.
A former California Highway Patrol officer accused of sexual assault won't face prosecution. The Kern County District Attorney's office said Friday that it isn't filing charges against Jose Davila due to "insufficient evidence."
The accident prompted some stars including the teen heartthrob himself on Wednesday to renew their calls for tougher laws to rein in their pursuers, though previous urgings have been stymied by First Amendment protections.