Origin II sold out

first_imgThe final tickets for the match, which will see NSW chase a first series win since 2014 at ANZ Stadium tonight, were sold this afternoon.”State of Origin is a wonderful sporting contest and it has been fantastic to see our supporters get behind it again this year,” NRL CEO Todd Greenberg said.”The players are the best of the best and the entertainment they produce deserves a full stadium. It will be great to see them get it tonight.”With more than 80,000 people set to attend the match, supporters are encouraged to arrive early to take advantage of activities in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct as well as the pre-game entertainment spectacular.Fans are also reminded to allow extra time for additional security measures at entry points.The pre-match entertainment, which includes a lights-out spectacular and a performance from Aussie rockers Grinspoon, will commence at 7.30pm.With all tickets to Origin including return travel on Sydney Trains and Major Event Buses, fans are strongly encouraged to leave the car at home. Related articleUpdated Teams: NSW v Queensland – http://bit.ly/2rCmF86last_img read more

Two shot in Van Nuys

first_imgVAN NUYS – The evacuated residents of an apartment complex in Van Nuys were allowed to return home this morning when an LAPD bomb squad detonated a suspicious device discovered at the scene of a shooting, authorities said. The shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. at 5658 Sepulveda Blvd. near Burbank Boulevard, said Lt. G. Choury of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Van Nuys station. A 68-year-old man was shot in the arm and a 69-year-old man was shot in the leg, Capt. Steven Ruiz, also of the Van Nuys station. The two victims were treated at the scene, then taken to a hospital. Both victims were in stable condition, Choury said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREChargers go winless in AFC West with season-ending loss in Kansas City Police recovered at least two guns and were searching for a suspect, he said. Around 11:30 p.m., a bomb squad was called when police discovered what appeared to be an explosive device in the parking garage area, he said. Residents of the complex were immediately evacuated and put on an MTA bus, he said. After several hours the residents were allowed to return to their homes, Choury said. ——————————————– For the latest news and observations on crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here.last_img read more