In a briefing with reporters at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Mark Esper responded to reports that the U.S. command in Iraq had informed its Iraqi counterparts of plans to withdraw from the country as the mourning period for slain General Qassem Soleimani ends.
CBSNLA: The Rundown (Jan. 21 PM Edition)Here are the latest headlines in local news and weather. Updated twice daily.
State Senate Bill To Allow Preteens To Get COVID Vaccine Without ParentsState Sen. Scott Weiner introduced the bill to allow children 12 and older to get their COVID vaccine without their parents' consent.
District Attorney George Gascón Responds To Union PacificIn a letter made public Friday, DA. Gascón said his office committed to work with law enforcement partners and Union Pacific officials to hold those who would tamper with or steal from the railroad company are held accountable.
Shawn Laval Smith Charged With Murder In The Killing Of 24-Year-Old Brianna KupferProsecutors on Friday charged 31-year-old Shawn Laval Smith with murder after police say he killed UCLA graduate Brianna Kupfer as she worked at a luxury furniture store in Hancock Park store on January 13.
Meteorologist Alissa Carlson's Latest Forecast (Jan. 21)Gusty winds, at speeds of about 30 miles per hour, have hit outlying areas and are crossing into Van Nuys and the Camarillo area. A high-wind warning has been issued into the evening.
Remembering Louie Anderson, Comedian and FriendAfter a long battle with cancer, comedian Louie Anderson died on Friday. The man who made millions of people laugh has been remembered via countless posts on social media and statements from colleagues and friends. Byron Allen, longtime friend, fellow comedian and entertainment executive, joined the studio to discuss Anderson's legacy and the lives he touched along the way.
COVID 'Long Haulers,' With Lingering Symptoms, Struggle To Find Needed Medical CareKristine Lazar reports on people with so called "Long COVID," a recognized medical condition where symptoms of the coronavirus, sometimes severe, continue to linger for weeks, even months on end and can make life a daily struggle.
Religious Leaders And Law Enforcement Stand In Solidarity Following Texas Hostage CrisisAfter last weekend's hostage standoff at a synagogue in Texas, local and federal authorities held a news conference Friday morning in Los Angeles to address safety concerns for local synagogues.
Vice President Harris Announces $600M For California Wildfire Disaster ReliefVice President Kamala Harris made a visit to San Bernardino Friday to announce hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding to California for wildfire recovery efforts.
Hundreds Pay Respects To Fallen Firefighter Jonathan FlaglerThe fallen Los Angeles County firefighter was remembered in a massive memorial at Cottonwood Church in Los Alamitos. Amy Johnson reports.
Funeral Held To Honor Fallen LA County Firefighter Jonathan FlaglerA funeral was held in Los Alamitos Friday to remember L.A. County firefighter Jonathan Flagler, who died battling a house fire in Rancho Palos Verdes earlier this month.
Following Texas Hostage Episode, LA Authorities Reaffirm Synagogue SafetyAfter last weekend's hostage standoff at a synagogue in Texas, local and federal authorities held a news conference Friday morning in Los Angeles to address safety concerns for local synagogues.
Memorial Takes Place In Los Alamitos For Fallen Firefighter Jonathan FlaglerFlagler died while battling a house fire in Rancho Palos Verdes earlier this month. Lesley Marin reports.
Comedian Louie Anderson Dies At 68 After Battle With CancerLouie Anderson, whose more than four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” died Friday. He was 68. Tina Patel reports.
Alex Biston's Weather Forecast (Jan. 21)A high of 72 for the beaches and 75 for the valleys Friday.
CBSNLA: The Rundown (Jan. 21 AM Edition)Here are the latest headlines in local news and weather. Updated twice daily.
Westwood Donut Shop Makes Special Rams Donuts Ahead Of Big Playoff Showdown With BucsPrimo's Donuts in Westwood are making a special Rams donut ahead of the team's big showdown with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday.
Rock Legend Meat Loaf Dies At Age 74The rock star musician and actor known to the world as Meat Loaf died Thursday at the age of 74.
World Premiere Of New Tupac Shakur Museum Experience Opens In LAThe world premiere of a new museum experience honoring and remembering rapper Tupac Shakur opens Friday in The Canvas at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. Producer Arron Saxe speaks to CBS2 News This Morning about what visitors can expect.
VP Kamala Harris Visiting San Bernardino To Tout $600M In Wildfire Recovery Money For Calif.Vice President Kamala Harris will make a visit to San Bernardino Friday to announce hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding to California for wildfire recovery efforts.
Meat Loaf, Entertainer Known For 'I'd Do Anything For Love,' Countless Other Hits, Dies At 74The rock star musician and actor known to the world as Meat Loaf died Thursday at the age of 74.
Geoffrey Hull Pleads Guilty To Federal Wire Fraud ChargesGeoffrey Hull, exposed in a CBS2 News Investigation into a luxury car lease scam pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of wire fraud and faces a maximum of 20 years.
Dodgers Promote Brandon Gomes to General ManagerThe Dodgers promoted former MLB player Brandon Gomes to their general manager position. Gomes has been with the organization's front office since 2017, after his retirement from playing in 2016.
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.