Public health officials say they have determined that men of color in Los Angeles County have shockingly higher COVID-19 mortality rates than women, which is exacerbated by much lower vaccination rates. Katie Johnston reports.
USC Annenberg, ViacomCBS Announce New Scholarship To Promote Diversity In NewsroomsUSC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and ViacomCBS announced Thursday the creation of a new scholarship aimed at promoting diversity in newsrooms.
Krispy Kreme Offers Free Doughnuts To Seniors Who Show Up Wearing Cap And GownsKrispy Kreme Thursday offered seniors a dozen free doughnuts if they showed up wearing their cap and gown or showed proof of graduation.
Beach HomelessnessRachel Kim reports from the Westside where residents are wary of allowing temporary homeless shelters in their neighborhood.
HBO Max Sets May 27 Air Date For 'Friends' Reunion Special"Friends" fans received some much-anticipated news Thursday when HBO Max announced a May 27 premiere date for the sitcom's reunion.
Unclaimed $26M Lotto Ticket Expires Thursday NightThe workers said a woman recently came back to the store and said she accidentally lost the winning ticket worth $26 million in her laundry.
Reports Of BB, Pellet Gun Shootings At Cars Expands West To CerritosThe rash of BB or pellet gun shootings at vehicles on Southern California’s freeways have apparently expanded west to Carson and Downey.
CDC Eases Indoor Mask-Wearing Guidelines, LA Looking To Make 'Sensible Adjustments'The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention announced Thursday that fully vaccinated people can stop wearing masks indoors in most places.
LAFD's New Fast-Response Vehicle Dedicated To Venice BoardwalkFires at homeless encampments in Venice are an ongoing problem. Amy Johnson reports.
Energy Efficient Refrigerators Lowers Bills, Holds More Fresh Vegetables In Food DesertsLupita's Market in Cypress Park has one of the large capacity refrigerators, which take up less power and hold more fresh produce. Amy Johnson reports.
Web Extra: Andre Ljustina From Project Blitz Lets DeMarco Morgan Into His Sneaker VaultA pair of signed Jordan 8 sneakers that Kobe Bryant wore in a game, Nike Air Yeezys that Kanye wore on stage, a rare pair of the Nike Paris Dunk... these are some of the amazing sneakers you'll see in this web extra. Watch the full story at cbsla.com/sneakers
Newsom Announces Small Business Relief ProgramThe governor wants to hand out $4 billion in grants to small business to help them recover from the pandemic. Amy Johnson reports.
Husband Of Former LA County DA Jackie Lacey Avoids Jail Time In Gun CaseThe husband of former Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey will not serve jail time for pointing a gun at protesters outside the couple’s home last year.
Beach Evacuation Alert System To Be Tested Again In TorranceThe flashing lights and sirens will be tested at Torrance's beaches Thursday between 3 and 5 p.m. DeMarco Morgan and Suzanne Marques reports.
Man With A Knife Walks Onto Pacoima School CampusA school resource officer was able to subdue the man, and the school did not go into lockdown. Suzanne Marques reports.
Chase Ends With Suspect Vehicle On Its Roof In Mid-WilshireThe suspect overturned after police performed the PIT maneuver to end the chase. Suzanne Marques reports.
French Bulldog Puppy Taken At Gunpoint In Culver CityThe owner was hoping to sell the puppy, but was robbed instead. Suzanne Marques reports.
BB, Pellet Gun Shootings Reported In Carson, BellflowerMore than a dozen such shootings have damaged cars as they drove on Southern California freeways. Kara Finnstrom reports.
Children 12 To 15 Expected To Line Up For Pfizer Vaccine ThursdayChildren ages 12 to 15 are expected to line up across the Southland to get the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine after it was recommended by the CDC Wednesday for that age group.
Report: 2 LA County Firefighters May Be Fired For Sharing Kobe Bryant Crash PhotosTwo Los Angeles County firefighters may lose their jobs for sharing photos of the scene of the January 2020 helicopter crash which killed Kobe Bryant and eight others. Katie Johnston reports.
Jerry West Insulted At Being Left Off Jeanie Buss’ Top 5 Lakers ListBasketball legend Jerry West is insulted being left off a list of the top five Lakers of all-time. Katie Johnston reports.
EXCLUSIVE: A Look Inside The Secret Headquarters Of One Of the LA’s Hottest Sneaker DealersCBS2 News This Morning's DeMarco Morgan gets a look inside a top-secret warehouse in Los Angeles with some of the priciest and most valuable sneakers in the world.
Man Rescued, 2 Dogs Killed In Simi Valley House FireOne man was rescued but two dogs were killed in a two-alarm house fire which erupted in a Simi Valley neighborhood early Thursday morning.
Pine Fire: Nearly All Evacuations Lifted As Crews Halt Forward Progress Of Wildfire East Of PalmdaleFirefighters Thursday were continuing to battle a wind-driven wildfire which broke out in the Antelope Valley east of Palmdale Wednesday afternoon, destroying at least one home and forcing dozens of residents to evacuate.
Malibu Deck Collapse UpdateA party-goer at the Malibu house where a deck collapsed is now suing the homeowner.