Los Angeles County DA Jackie Lacey announced the launch of a mental health division to seek opportunities to expand treatment and other services for mentally ill inmates in the criminal justice system.
Man Killed, Several Hurt After Pickup Flips During Street Takeover In Costa Mesa; Driver Charged With MurderA driver has been arrested on murder charges after one man was killed and several more hurt when a pickup truck crashed during a street takeover involving dozens of vehicles in Costa Mesa early Thursday morning. Kara Finnstrom reports.
Your SoCal Forecast: Cooler TemperaturesLight rain is in the forecast this weekend.
LA Artists Beatie Wolfe, Mark Mothersbaugh Create Postcards For Democracy To Support The USPS, Voting RightsArtists Beatie Wolfe and Mark Mothersbaugh speak to CBS2 News This Morning about their new initiative Postcards for Democracy.
Fire Rips Through Apartment Carport In Tustin, Multiple Cars DamagedFirefighters were able to save a Tustin apartment complex from a blaze which tore through its carport, damaging several vehicles early Thursday morning. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Easy And Maria Fires Caused By Electrical Equipment Failures, Investigators FindThe Easy and Maria fires, which broke out in Ventura County in October 2019, were both caused by electrical equipment failures, authorities announced Thursday. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Man Killed, Several Hurt After Pickup Flips During Street Takeover In Costa MesaA driver has been arrested on murder charges after one man was killed and several more hurt when a pickup truck crashed during a street takeover involving dozens of vehicles in Costa Mesa early Thursday morning.
Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle On 101 Freeway In Calabasas AreaA pedestrian was fatally injured after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday on the eastbound 101 Freeway in the Calabasas area, authorities said. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Man Charged With Animal Cruelty For Allegedly Trapping Coyote Pup That Had To Be Euthanized From InjuriesA man has been charged with a felony count of animal cruelty for allegedly setting a trap in Valley Village that caught the foot of a coyote pup who eventually had to be euthanized. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Former OC Security Guard Pleads Guilty To Impersonating Federal AgentA man who worked as a security guard at an Orange County retirement community pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony charge for pretending to be a federal agent. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Pipe Break Sends Thousands Of Gallons Of Water Flooding Cahuenga Blvd. In HollywoodA water main break sent water pouring onto Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood early Thursday morning. Tina Patel reports.
Man Killed After Pickup Flips During Street Takeover In Costa MesaOne man was killed when a pickup truck crashed during a street takeover involving dozens of vehicles in Costa Mesa early Thursday morning. Kara Finnstrom reports.
Firefighters Rescue Trapped LAPD Officer From South LA Wreck, 2 Others HurtA trapped Los Angeles police officer had to be extricated from a patrol car late Wednesday night in South L.A. following a crash which also injured a second officer and a driver.
Thousands Of Gallons Of Water Flood Major Hollywood Roadway After Water Main BreakA water main break sent water pouring onto Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood early Thursday morning.
Evelyn Taft's Weather Forecast (Oct. 21)Evelyn Taft takes a look at tonight's weather.
California Theme Parks Pushing Back Against Newsom Over Coronavirus Reopening RulesCalifornia theme parks are considering legal action to reopen and get their employees back to work in response to a new wave of closures. Stacey Butler reports.
Health Experts Warn Against Large Gatherings During Holiday SeasonThese gatherings could turn into COVID-19 super spreader events if people are not responsible, experts say.
LMU Professor Says Pope's Support Of Same-Sex Unions Is Way To Reach Out To Those Who Left ChurchFr. Thomas Rausch, professor of Catholic theology at Loyola Marymount University, said the move to support the rights of LGBT people in civil society is different from supporting same-sex marriage, which is a "sacramental issue."
Obama Slams Trump At Joe Biden Rally In PhiladelphiaFormer president Barack Obama did not hold back in his criticisms of President Trump tonight at a drive-in, socially distant rally for Joe Biden in Philadelphia.
Metrolink Train Hits, Kills 1 PersonDelays on the B line in downtown Los Angeles
Hoag Hospital Tapped As Only Site For First Phase Of ImmunityBio & NantKwest COVID-19 Vaccine TrialNewport Beach's Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian -- which cared for the state's first confirmed coronavirus patient -- was selected as the sole site for the first phase of a clinical trial of a coronavirus vaccine jointly developed by NantKwest and ImmunityBio. Michele Gile reports.
LA County Lifting More COVID Restrictions, Nears 7K DeathsLos Angeles County health officials Wednesday said that while the county has seen major drops in the number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases over the past three months, there have been "concerning" upticks in recent weeks — delaying a move into a less-restrictive tier.
Southland Counties Report Upticks In Coronavirus CasesCounties in the Southland are continuing to report slight upticks in the number of coronavirus cases.
Local LGBT Leader Says Pope's Support Of Same-Sex Unions Step In Right DirectionIn a new documentary, Pope Francis became the first pontiff to support same-sex civil unions. It's a message the director of the Latino Equality Alliance says is a step toward equality.
Families Of People Killed By LASD Deputies Call For State InvestigationFamilies of those killed by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are demanding the state investigate the department, claiming that it's rife with corruption.