LAUSD will wrap up the first week of back to school on Friday, and for many this was the first time on campus since March 2020. Eight families spoke to KCAL9's Kristine Lazar about the return to class.
CHiPs For KIDS: CHP Officer Jose Barrios Discusses His Favorite Parts Of CHiPs For KIDSOfficer Jose Barrios, a 16-veteran of the California Highway Patrol, talks about his favorite memories of doing the annual toy drive and why he believes its important.
CHiPs For KIDS: CHP Officer Amber Davis Celebrates Her First In Person CHiPs For KIDSCalifornia Highway Patrol Officer Amber Davis joins Pat Harvey for her first CHiPs for KIDS in the field.
New COVID Testing Site At LAX Opened Due To Omicron Variant ConcernConcerns over the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, and an increase in travel for the holidays prompted the Los Angeles County Public Health Department to open a new COVID test site at the Los Angeles International Airport Friday.
CHiPs For KIDS: CHP Volunteer Steve HorvitzCalifornia Highway Patrol volunteer Steve Horvitz joins Pat Harvey at the CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive kick-off event at Citadel Outlets.
50 Arrested In LAPD Investigation Into Drug Dealers Preying On Skid Row ResidentsAt least 50 people have been arrested in connection with a two-year investigation into drug dealing on Skid Row, authorities reported Friday. Katie Johnston reports.
Memorial Will Honor Victims Of San Bernardino Terror AttackThursday was the sixth anniversary of the Dec. 2, 2015 attack that killed 14 people at the Inland Regional Center. Suzanne Marques reports.
CHiPs For KIDS: CHP Explorer Joshua Vazquez Says He Received Gifts From The Toy Drive When He Was YoungerWhen Joshua Vazquez was younger he received a toy from CHiPS for Kids and it made an incredible impact. Now, at 19-years-old, he is an Explorer with the California Highway Patrol and says he wants to give back. He joined Pat Harvey live from our #CHiPsForKids Toy Drive kick-off event at Citadel Outlets.
Proposed Plan Would Convert Caltrans Properties Along 710 Freeway Into Affordable HousingLA City Councilman Kevin De Leon has a plan for the 77 vacant properties owned by Caltrans in El Sereno. Rachel Kim reports.
'Gentle And Generous Soul': Bruno, LA Zoo's 42-Year-Old Orangutan, Dies SuddenlyThe LA Zoo’s beloved 42-year-old orangutan, Bruce, died suddenly this week, zoo officials announced Friday. Katie Johnston reports.
Massive Warehouse Fire Likely Caused Foul Odor In Carson, Authorities SayOfficials say a massive September fire at a warehouse which contained wellness and beauty products is likely to blame for the foul odor which has engulfed the city of Carson over the past few months. Katie Johnston reports.
Travel Advisory In Place As Omicron Variant Spreads In USA travel advisory is in place as the Omicron variant begins to spread in the U.S.
A Greater Need Than Ever As CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive Kicks OffThe annual CHiPS for Kids Toy Drive kicked off Friday at the Citadel Outlet in Commerce with CBS2's Pat Harvey. Mary Hartley from Waste Management stopped by to talk about the importance of the event. You can donate right now by texting TOYS to 76278, or go to CBSLA.com/CHiPsForKids.
CHiPs For KIDS Toy Drive Kicks Off At Citadel Outlets FridayThe #CHiPsForKids Toy Drive kick-off event got underway Friday at Citadel Outlets with CBS2's Pat Harvey broadcasting live. The CHP will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children and teens in need! You can also donate right now by texting TOYS to 76278, or go to CBSLA.com/CHiPsForKids.
Alex Biston's Weather Forecast (Dec. 3)A high of 62 for the beaches and 71 for the valleys Friday.
Suspects In Del Rey Car-To-Car Shooting Caught On VideoIt's not clear if any of the 4 vehicles involved in at least two shootings were hit, but a stray bullet did end up in an occupied apartment. Suzie Suh and Jeff Vaughn report.
Deal Reached In Tejon Ranch Development ProjectThe settlement between the development company and an environmental group calls for the building of 19,000 zero-emissions homes. Rachel Kim reports.
Second Of Two Horses Injured During Race At Los Alamitos DiesThe second of two horses injured in the same race at Los Alamitos on Sunday has died, state officials confirmed Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
Scooter Rider Struck, Killed In South LA; Driver DetainedA man riding a scooter was struck and killed in South Los Angeles early Friday morning.
Multiple Burbank Boutiques Targeted In Early Morning Burglary SpreeAt least four small stores were hit by burglars in the early morning hours Friday in the Magnolia Park area of Burbank. Kara Finnstrom reports.
LA Artist Paul Daniels Proves Its Never Too Late To Pursue What You LoveAs a child, Paul Daniels developed a love for drawing iconic athletes and musicians, like Michael Jordan, Tupac and Biggie. After high school, though, his dreams of becoming an artist were postponed for a career in real estate and marketing. However, in his mid-30s, he decided to go back to his childhood dream. CBS2's DeMarco Morgan has his story.
Several Small Burbank Shops Targeted In Early Morning Burglary SpreeAt least four small stores were hit by burglars in the early morning hours Friday in the Magnolia Park area of Burbank.
City Leaders Announce 14 Arrests In 11 Robberies, Though No Suspects Remain In CustodySara Donchey reports from downtown LA where Mayor Garcetti and LAPD Chief Michael Moore, among other community leaders, spoke at a press conference to talk about the slew of smash-and-grab robberies that have taken place across the city in the last week and half.
Parolee Aariel Maynor Arrested In Connection With Jacqueline Avant Killing After Shooting Himself In The FootPolice have made an arrest in the murder of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of music executive Clarence Avant, who was shot to death during a home invasion at the couple’s Beverly Hills home.
Officials Urge Residents To Get Vaccinated After Detection Of First Omicron Case In LA CountyLos Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer is once again stressing the importance of getting vaccinated and also says some people might want to reconsider their travel plans this holiday season. Kandiss Crone reports.