California: Police scramble to catch six dogs following car chase

A car chase in Los Angeles, California, ended on 18 January with police scrambling to capture six dogs as some darted from the suspects car onto the freeway. The incident began after the driver failed to stop for California Highway Patrol officers in Orange County, local media said. Jan 19, 2016

El Chapo: Jail beefs up security over fears of a third escape

Deeply concerned that the worlds most notorious drug kingpin, Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, could escape for a third time, Mexico has beefed up security at his prison, reinforcing the floor of his cell and placing a guard on his door 24/7. Guzman, captured some six months after a brazen prison break via a mile-long tunnel that burrowed right up into his cell, is now being held in isolation in another part of the prison Altiplano. Jan 19, 2016

San Francisco: Black Lives Matter protest shuts down the Bay Bridge

The westbound lanes of the Bay Bridge, in San Francisco, California, were shut down on 18 January, after Black Lives Matter protesters used different means to block the multi lane bridge. Demonstrators could be seen with their fists raised standing on the Bay Bridge causing traffic to become gridlocked. Jan 19, 2016