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Oh, that nefarious and elusive Osama bin Laden is at it again... Someone tagged the side of a cargo container of a truck that arrived at the Long Beach Harbor. It read "Anthrax a gift from Osama." The mid-morning incident prompted a hazardous materials investigation while normal operations continued at the port after the truck was brought to a more secluded area. "The truck driver told authorities the container was picked up in nearby Wilmington and was empty." reported KNBC.

Nearby: The new Southbay Crime & Courts blog reports that a car chase ending in Wilmington has led to the shooting death of the suspect at the hands of police. "The shooting occurred about 3:40 p.m. on Pacific Coast Highway at Eubank Avenue," Larry Altman reports.