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Firefighters Battle Ever-Growing 99,428-Acre Bobcat Fire; 15 Percent ContainedFirefighters Sunday continued to battle the ever-growing Bobcat fire burning for nearly two weeks in the mountains of northeast Los Angeles.Joy Benedict reports.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Nominee "Will Receive A Vote On The Floor""President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate," McConnell said in a statement on Friday evening, leading to backlash from Democrats. Laurie Perez reports.
CA Shuts Down New Unemployment Claims For 2 Weeks After Cases Of Fraud ExposedSources tell CBS2’s David Goldstein that cases of fraud exposed within the California EDD have shut down new unemployment claims for two weeks.
Dozens Participate In 'Dance For Black Lives' Protest In West HollywoodDozens of people showed up to a dance protest in West Hollywood on Saturday to support the Black Lives Matter movement.
Trump Says He Approved A Deal For Purchase Of TikTok That Would Temporarily Avert BanPresident Donald Trump said on Saturday that he has approved a deal between TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, and Oracle to temporarily stop a U.S. TikTok ban.
Latest SoCal COVID-19 Numbers: Sept. 19 UpdateLatest Southern California coronavirus cases and deaths.
4.5 Earthquake Centered In South El Monte Rattles LA-Area Late Friday NightA magnitude 4.5 earthquake centered near the South El Monte area rattled several communities just after 11:30 p.m. Friday night. Joy Benedict reports.
Homes In Juniper Hills Destroyed By Growing Bobcat FireEvacuation orders are continuing to grow on Saturday as the Bobcat Fire has surpassed 91,000 acres. Jeff Nguyen reports.
Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston Reunite For 'Fast Times At Ridgemont High' Virtual Table ReadThe virtual table read was a fundraiser to provide COVID-19 relief to vulnerable communities.
Alex Biston's Weather Forecast (Sept. 19)Temperatures expected to cool down as the first day of fall draws near.
Did You Feel It? Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Jolts SoCalA preliminary 4.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Los Angeles area late Friday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The quake was centered less than two miles west-southwest of South El Monte and occurred at 11:38 p.m.
Breaking: Preliminary M4.6 Earthquake At South El MonteA preliminary magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported in South El Monte at 11:38 p.m. Friday night, USGS said.
OC Deputies Shoot, Kill Man Suspected Of Driving Stolen Vehicle In Parking Lot Of Senior Living FacilityDeputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Department fatally shot a man in the parking lot of a senior living facility in an unincorporated part of Stanton Friday evening.
Southland Reports Nearly 431K Total Coronavirus CasesLos Angeles County reported nearly 1,300 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday and 22 additional deaths, though hospitalizations continued to trend downward.
Olga Ospina's Weather Forecast (Sept. 18)Olga Ospina takes a look at tonight's weather.
LAPD Releases Video Of Officer Shooting Protester In Groin With Foam ProjectileThe Los Angeles Police Department Friday released video captured from body-worn cameras of an incident between police and protesters during demonstrations in the wake of the death of George Floyd.
Procession Held For Firefighter Found Dead After Battling El Dorado FireThe firefighter was first reported missing Thursday, but the U.S. Forest Service confirmed early Friday morning that the firefighter had been found deceased. The cause of death has not been released. Stacey Butler reports.
Family Mourns Death Of Woman Killed After Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes Into Pomona HomeA Pomona family was grieving Friday after a suspected drunk driver slammed into their home Thursday night, killing beloved mother, grandmother and sister Yolanda Bozonier.
Plumes Of Smoke Visible In Glendora, Surrounding Communities As Bobcat Fire SpreadsOn Friday, plumes of smoke could be seen in Glendale and other surrounding communities as crews continued to work toward containment of the growing Bobcat Fire. Despite the smoky air, officials in Glendale said there was no imminent fire threat to the city. Laurie Perez reports.
Fire Fight Against Bobcat Fire Continues In Angeles National ForestSeveral structures were threatened Friday, during the second week of the Bobcat Fire, in a massive wildfire in the foothills of the Angeles National Forest. Nicole Comstock reports.
Several Homes Destroyed In El Dorado Fire, Now 65% ContainedThe El Dorado Fire broke out on the morning of Sept. 5 at El Dorado Ranch Park in the 37000 block of Oak Glen Road. Stacey Butler reports.
‘That 70s Show’ Star Danny Masterson Appears In Court On Rape ChargesActor Danny Masterson appeared in court Friday on allegations that he sexually assaulted three women in the early 2000s.
Hispanic Heritage Month: Nury MartinezIn honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, CBS Los Angeles is spotlighting those who have made an impact. Nury Martinez made history as the first Latina to serve as president of the Los Angeles City Council.
Bobcat Fire Grows To 72,000 Acres, Remains At 15% ContainmentThe Bobcat Fire grew Friday to 72,000 acres driven by strong winds and warm temperatures in the Juniper Hills area. Fire officials report the fire remained at 15% containment.

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