Monique Steffani is a transport respiratory therapist — dividing her time between ambulances, planes and helicopters to help keep pediatric patients breathing. She said keeping her young patients alive during transport relies heavily on her science background.
Look At This: The Forbidden FreewayThis scenic stretch of Highway 39 has been closed since 1970 after constant rockslides. On multiple occasions, CalTrans attempted to install safeguards but to no avail.
Fans Gather To Remember Kobe Bryant On Second Anniversary Of Tragic Helicopter CrashLaurie Perez reports outside of Crypto.com ARENA where some fans gathered to remember Kobe Bryant, killed in a helicopter crash, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others, two years ago today.
Crews Respond To High-Rise In DTLAThe high-rise caught on fire earlier this week. The building has been empty since the last fire on Monday.
Driver Surrenders After Leading Deputies On PursuitThe driver of a reportedly stolen truck surrendered after a brief pursuit.
Stolen Truck Drives With At Two Tires PoppedDeputies were in pursuit of a stolen truck.
Los Angeles Bans New Oil And Gas Drilling ProjectsThe City Council took a major step Wednesday toward banning new oil and gas wells in Los Angeles, as well as to begin the amortization process necessary before phasing out existing oil and gas drilling.
Bonin To Focus On Mental Health, Will Not Seek ReelectionOn Wednesday, Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin announced that he will not run for re-election to the Westside District 11 seat.
Robbed After A WreckThree suspects robbed a man in Sherman Oaks at gunpoint after they rear-ended his vehicle Monday afternoon.
Statue Of Kobe Gianna Bryant Placed At Crash Site As 1-Day MemorialAn artist placed a bronze statue of Kobe and Gianna Bryant at the site where the Bryants and seven other victims were killed when their helicopter went down in Calabasas two years ago.
STEAM: Upcycling Basketballs For Indoor PlantersJustin Cox took a life-changing experience like the pandemic and turned it into a career, repurposing the shells of basketballs, and turning them into indoor planters. After adding color, art and branding, Cox sells the planters for sustainable decor pieces for plants. Rachel Kim reports.
With No Vaccine Mandate, Riverside PD Sees Surge In Recruitment EffortsRita Nakano reports from Riverside where Sgt. Juan Mûnoz, who works in personnel services, says interest says the PD's recruitment is benefitting from the city's lack of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Glendale City Leaders Impose New Restrictions As Drought LingersAs the seveer drought continues to linger in California, Glendale city leader Michael Del Ghetto, the Chief Assistant General Manger for Water for the City of Glendale at Glendale Power and Light, and Jay Lund, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Davis joined the studio to address the new changes and how they hope to lessen their impact and how much water is used in their city.
CBSLA: The Rundown (Jan. 26 PM Edition)Here are the latest headlines in local news and weather, updated twice daily.
Gov. Newsom Adds $50K To Reward For Tioni Theus MurderCity and County officials gathered to demand justice for Tioni Theus after her body was found on the side of the highway.
Pacoima Residents Call For Closure Of Whiteman Airport After Repeat Safety ConcernsA group of Pacoima residents have called for the closure of Whiteman Airport, after two local plane crashes in the area, have raised concerns for public safety.
City Council Votes To Ban New Oil And Gas DrillingAshley Hernandez from Communities For A Better Environment and Martha Dina Arguello executive director of Physician For Social Responsibility discusses the impact of this legislation.
LA Takes Major Step Toward Banning New Oil, Gas Drilling In CityThe City Council took a major step Wednesday toward banning new oil and gas wells in Los Angeles, as well as to begin the amortization process necessary before phasing out existing oil and gas drilling.
Car Crashes In East Hollywood RestaurantTwo people were struck by a car that ended up crashing into the outdoor dining area of Covell in East Hollywood.
Racial Slurs At Basketball Game Not An Isolated IncidentTwo Portola High School cheerleaders also recalled instances where the Laguna Hills student section directed racial slurs at them, according to the school's online news publication.
Student Stabbed At Miguel Contreras Learning Complex In WestlakeA student was stabbed at a Westlake high school Wednesday, prompting a lockdown as police searched for the suspect.
Car Hits Pedestrian, Building In East HollywoodAt least one person was struck by the car, which then crashed into the patio of a restaurant. Amy Johnson reports.
Firefighters Battling Blaze At Vacant Hawthorne MallA large pile of trash is reportedly burning in the parking structure. Amy Johnson reports.
Reward In Murder Of Compton Teen Tioni Theus Jumps To $110KThe reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible in the shooting death of a 16-year-old girl, whose body was dumped alongside the 110 Freeway in South Los Angeles, has increased to $110,000.
Laguna Hills High Student Yells Racial Slurs At Black Player During Basketball GameA Laguna Hills High School student unleashed a flurry of racial slurs directed at the only Black player on Portola High School's boy's basketball team during a game last week. Kara Finnstrom reports.