The federal government has funded billions of dollars in aid for students because of the pandemic — and so-called fake students have taken aim at the money. CBS 2's reporter David Goldstein investigates.
Strong Winds Bring Cold Weather and Dust Advisories to the SouthlandAs a Santa Ana wind movement starts to blow through the Southland, residents are feeling the impact, as cold, dry weather and dust advisories take hold of much of the weekend.
Powerful Winds Set to Whip Through Southland Over the WeekendA strong Santa Ana wind movement is set to blow through the Southland over the weekend, and some areas will experience extremely high force winds of up to 25 miles per hour.
Beverly Grove Hit-And-RunPolice said a suspect in a black Ford Mustang struck two people at around 9 p.m. near the intersection of 3rd Street and Fairfax Avenue in what they said appears to be an incident of domestic violence. One person was transported to the hospital.
19-Year-Old Shot And Killed Near Favorite Basketball CourtThe shooting occurred on the basketball court outside Trinity Recreation Center in the 2400 block of Trinity Street at about 10:45 p.m., according to Los Angeles police. Police said the victim was standing with a friend when two cars drove into the parking lot from opposite directions, and suspects in both cars opened fire.
What Are The Santa Ana Winds? Olga Ospina ExplainsWith powerful winds set to whip across the Southland, Olga Ospina clears the air on the Southern California phenomenon and what causes the seasonal gusts.
Omicron Surge Still Hitting SoCal, While Declining In Other Areas Of CountySara Donchey reports on the latest COVID-19 numbers for LA County, as well as proposed legislation that would make it legal for kids aged 12 to 17-years-old to get vaccinated without permission from their parents.
Powerful Winds Disrupting PlansResidents in the Inland Empire in Cajon Pass are scrapping their plans for the weekend after gusting winds continue in the area.
Wind Gusts To Dissipate Saturday And Relax On Sunday NightOlga Ospina reports the latest weather with the Santa Ana winds expected to dissipate Saturday night and normalize on Sunday night.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Involved In Four-Car Collision In BrentwoodFormer California Governor and actor Arnold Schwarzengger was involved in a four-car collision in Brentwood on Friday. According to reports, the actor rolled through a 'red arrow' traffic signal and collided with a vehicle attempting to make a u-turn. One injury was reported, and that person, who is not the former governor, was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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.