Following Texas Hostage Episode, LA Authorities Reaffirm Synagogue SafetyAmid an increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes, L.A. officials Friday called on state and federal politicians to triple non-profit security grants to ensure that synagogues can boost security.
Man Dies After Being Thrown From Wheelchair By Hit-And-Run Driver In Costa MesaThe 50-year-old man suffered “significant injuries," police said. He was taken to a nearby hospital, but later died. His name has been withheld pending notification of his family.
Comedian Louie Anderson Dies At 68 After Battle With CancerThe Emmy-winning comedian passed away after a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
VP Kamala Harris Visiting San Bernardino To Tout $600M In Wildfire Recovery Money For Calif.According to state numbers, over 2.56 million acres burned in California wildfires last year.
Meat Loaf, Entertainer Known For 'I'd Do Anything For Love,' Countless Other Hits, Dies At 74Meat Loaf was known for hit songs like "I'd Do Anything For Love" and "Bat Out of Hell," as well as appearances in films like "Fight Club" and "Rocky Horror Picture Show."
State Route 18 To Reopen Tonight After Being Washed Out On Christmas EveCaltrans had embarked on a $4.2 million emergency project to repair the mountain highway, which had been washed out after a series of storms dumped several inches of rain and snow on Southern California during the holidays.
19-Year-Old Killed In Shooting Outside South LA Rec CenterA 19-year-old standing outside a South L.A. rec center Thursday night was killed when two cars drove into the parking lot from opposite directions and opened fire.
Malibu's Leo Carrillo State Park Partially Reopens This Weekend; Pacific Coast Highway Down To 1 Lane In Ventura County To Repair Surf ErosionWork is coming along to repair storm-and-sea-battered Malibu.
Sheriff: Gunman Shot At Man From Moving Car, Then Chased Him To Lancaster Gas Station To Shoot Him Again In The HeadAuthorities say Castillo was laying on the ground, still on the phone with a 911 operator, when the gunman drove around, walked up to the wounded man, and shot him again – point blank in the head.
Juzang Scores 28 As No. 9 UCLA Holds Off Utah, 63-58Johnny Juzang scored a season-high 28 points as the Bruins outlasted Utah 63-58 on Thursday.
Avalanche Continue Hot Streak, Beat Kings 4-1The Kings skid hit three game on Thursday with their 4-1 loss to the Avalanche. Anze Kopitar had the team's lone goal on the evening.
Dodgers Promote Brandon Gomes To General ManagerThe Dodgers have promoted Brandon Gomes, former MLB pitcher who joined the organization's front office in 2017, to General Manager on Tuesday. The position had been empty since 2018.
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Stolen Motorcycle Suspect Killed In West Hills After Crashing Into Another VehicleA supposed stolen motorcycle suspect was fleeing from authorities on Thursday at speeds of up to 130 miles per hour when he crashed into another vehicle, launching himself into the air. He died at the scene, and the two vehicles in the other vehicle were transported to a nearby medical center with non-life-threatening injuries.
New Details Emerge In Vanessa Bryant's Lawsuit Against LA CountyAttorneys for Bryant claim that pictures of Kobe and Gianna's bodies were passed around on 28 LA County Sheriff's Department devices and others belonging to a dozen firefighters.
El Sereno Family Demands Justice After Fatal Shooting Of Son In CHP Officer-Involved ShootingThe family of Leo Chavez, the 24-year-old who was fatally shot by California Highway Patrol officers in September, is demanding justice after promises of an investigation have left them hanging for months.
3 Men Wanted For Assault On Father And Son Leaving Mrs. Robinson's Irish Pub In Toluca LakeKandiss Crone reports from Toluca Lake where authorities were seeking the public’s help to identify and capture three men police say attacked a father and his adult son as they left a pub in the Toluca Lake area last summer.
Judge Reduces Bail For 22-Year-Old Accused Of Giving Lethal Fentanyl Dose To 20-Year-Old WomanA federal judge on Thursday ordered that bail be cut in half for a 22-year-old Riverside man accused of supplying a lethal dose of fentanyl to a young Temecula woman, likely enabling the defendant to be released from detention pending trial.
Federal Court Rules Closing Gun Shops During Pandemic UnconstitutionalPolitical reporter Tom wait looks at a ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that said LA and Ventura Counties categorization of gun shops, as well as bars, restaurants, salons and other outlets, as nonessential, forcing them to shut their doors at the outset of the pandemic, was unconstitutional.
Omicron Surge Continues As Los Angeles County Reports Highest Death Toll Since March 2021COVID-19 numbers continue to surge across the Southland, as Los Angeles County reported 102 deaths due to COVID-19 on Thursday, the highest daily total since March 2021. However, some health experts indicate that despite this consistenly rising numbers, we may be reaching the end of this most recent surge.
CBS2 Investigates: Thieves Raid Catalytic Converters From 39 City Vehicles In North HollywoodInvestigative reporter David Goldstein reports on a Christmas weekend crime spree where thieves stole nearly 40 catalytic converters from vehicles at a city yard in North Hollywood, and it's not even the first time the city has been hit with similar crimes.
Goldstein Investigates: Burgeoning Business Of Black Market Vaccine CardsCBS2’s David Goldstein found vaccine cards are being advertised on sites that promise a fast process and affordable prices.
Exclusive: CBS2 Investigates Low Income Housing ProviderThe company and its owner have been getting nationwide press with claims that they are making a better life for residents living in their apartments, but residents say otherwise.
Oil Rig Operator Waited 3 Hours To Shut Off Pipeline In Huntington Beach Spill, Document SaysDespite receiving a warning that something was wrong, operators of an offshore oil rig appeared to wait more than three hours before shutting off the pipeline.