• Melania Trump’s Jacket: “I Really Don’t Care, Do U?”

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS (CBSLA/CNN) — First lady Melania Trump took a trip to the US-Mexico border on Thursday to tour an immigrant children’s shelter, but her trip is getting attention not only for her action, but her wardrobe choice.
    (Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images)
    As the first lady boarded her plane from Andrews Air Force Base, she wore an olive green jacket. The back of the jacket read: “I really don’t care. Do U?” in white graffiti-style letter
  • ‘This Is How I Save My Life’ Excerpt From Amy B. Scher

    Amy B. Scher’s “This Is How I Save My Life” is the true story of a fiery young woman diagnosed with late-stage, chronic Lyme disease whose journey takes her from near-death in California to a trip around the world in search of her ultimate salvation. This excerpt coincides with the book’s release in paperback from Gallery Books, an imprint CBS sister company Simon & Schuster.
    I am twenty-eight years old when I arrive in magnificent India. I am here with my parents, an
  • It’s National Selfie Day, Here’s Proof The First One Was Taken In 1839

    (CBSNewYork/CBS Local) – June 21 is National Selfie Day. People around the country are celebrating the start of summer by grabbing their cameras, smartphones, and selfie sticks to snap a quick photo of themselves.
    The casual self-portraits have become so popular in recent years that the word “selfie” is now in the Oxford Dictionary.
    While the selfie revolution has gone hand-in-hand with the spread of smartphone users around the world, did you know the first “official&rdqu
  • Driver Hits Pedestrians At LAX; 2 Injured

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – An elderly driver struck two pedestrians at Los Angeles International Airport Thursday morning.
    Just before 11 a.m., an elderly driver with a medical condition veered off the roadway and hit two pedestrians on the lower level of Terminal 5, according to L.A. Airport Police.
    The conditions of the victims and the driver were not confirmed. Several lanes on the lower level were temporarily closed, but had since reopened.
    The lower level of Terminal 5 is for arrivals.
    The
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  • Driver Hits, Injured 2 At LAX

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – An elderly driver struck two pedestrians at Los Angeles International Airport Thursday morning.
    Just before 11 a.m., an elderly driver with a medical condition veered off the roadway and hit two pedestrians on the lower level of Terminal 5, according to L.A. Airport Police.
    The conditions of the victims and the driver were not confirmed. Several lanes on the lower level were temporarily closed, but had since reopened.
    The lower level of Terminal 5 is for arrivals.
    The
  • As Loneliness Rises Among Americans, Experts Warn It’s Making Many Sick

    (CBS Local)- Former Surgeon General Doctor Vivek Murthy brought mental health to the forefront last September when he wrote in the Harvard Business Review that loneliness is a “growing health epidemic.” Now a recent survey by health service company Cigna adds to that by showing many Americans say they sometimes or always feel alone.
    The survey of more than 20,000 U.S. adults ages 18 years and older revealed some alarming findings:Nearly half of Americans report so
  • Boy, 10, Dies After Being Found Injured In Lancaster Apartment; Homicide Detectives Investigating

    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — A homicide investigation is underway Thursday after a 10-year-old boy who was rushed from his Lancaster apartment to a hospital with critical injuries has died, authorities said.
    The boy survived the night but was pronounced dead at 6:30 a.m. Thursday at a local hospital, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. His name was not released, but a neighbor who said her daughter went to school with the boy’s younger sister, identified him a
  • Boy, 10, Dies After Being Found Injured In Lancaster Apartment

    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — A homicide investigation was underway Thursday after a 10-year-old boy who was rushed from his Lancaster apartment to a hospital with critical injuries has died, authorities said.
    The boy survived the night but was pronounced dead at 6:30 a.m. Thursday at a local hospital, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. His name was not released, but a neighbor who said her daughter went to school with the boy’s younger sister, identified him
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  • Diabetes Breakthrough: Common Vaccine Can Improve Blood Sugar Levels Long-Term

    BOSTON (CBS) – Researchers at Mass General Hospital announced a breakthrough in treating Type 1 Diabetes. In a long-term study released Thursday, patients in a clinical trial had their blood sugar levels restored to near normal, with lasting results.
    Patients in the trial received two doses of the bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine, an inexpensive vaccine that is widely used to prevent tuberculosis. Results were not immediate, but after three years, every patient, “showed an impr
  • Big City Mayors: Zero-Tolerance Approach To Immigration Remains A Humanitarian Threat

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti was among a bipartisan delegation of mayors that visited a federal detention center in Tornillo, Texas to protest the Trump Administration’s recent family separation policy.
    The visit was organized by the U.S. Conference of Mayors before President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he would end the highly criticized policy of separating children and their parents at the Mexican border when the parents are suspected of entering the count
  • Despite Oscar, Kobe Denied Membership Into Film Academy

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant will not be admitted to the Academy of Motions Picture and Sciences despite winning an Oscar this year for his short film “Dear Basketball.”
    Following his victory, as is customary for Oscar winners, the Academy’s Short Films and Feature Animation Branch approved Bryant’s membership, the animated news site Cartoon Brew reported Wednesday.
    However, in what was described as a rare move, the Governors Committee
  • Fast Food Restaurant Employee Fired For Stirring Tea With Her Hands

    Kansas City, Mo. (CBS Local)- Customers at Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers in Missouri might want to order something to drink besides tea.
    A female employee at the fast food chain lost her job after a video showed her stirring tea in a large container with her hand.Raising Cane’s official Facebook page commented on the viral video and the status of the employees involved.
    “Our 19,000+ Crewmembers take pride in what we do; we take the integrity of our products very seriously
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  • 3 Teens Arrested In String Of Arsons, Including Blaze At Beloved Long Beach Restaurant

    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – Three 14-year-old boys have been arrested on arson charges in connection with a spree of fires in Long Beach last week, including one devastating blaze that caused significant damage to a popular local restaurant.
    A fire destroys Dogz Bar and Grill restaurant in Long Beach, Calif. June 12, 2018. (CBS2)
    Two of the suspects were arrested Saturday and the third was taken into custody on Tuesday following an investigation by the Long Beach Fire Department and the Bureau of
  • NFL Players Respond To President Trump’s Request For Names Of People To Pardon

    Ryan Mayer
    A quartet of current NFL players published an editorial in The New York Times today responding to President Trump’s request that they provide the names of people they believe have been treated unfairly by the justice system.
    The President said in an interview earlier in the month that if he agrees they’ve been treated unfairly, he will pardon them.
    Malcolm Jenkins, Anquan Boldin, Doug Baldwin and Benjamin Watson’s piece in the Times argues that the President should u
  • The Best NBA Draft Pick Ever From Each Slot

    There’s a definitive answer every year to the question of who is No. 1 in the NBA draft.
    But who is the No. 1 pick of all No. 1 draft picks ever? Or No. 1 among the list of No. 2 draft picks? Those are questions that have no definitive answer, except perhaps in a handful of rare cases.
    Here’s a look at The Best of The Best — the top all-time NBA picks in each of the top 30 draft spots. The best No. 1 overall pick, the best No. 2 overall pick… and so on.
    One note: This do
  • Possible Asbestos Exposure Displaces 15 In West LA

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — More than a dozen West L.A. residents were forced to find another place to stay for the night after asbestos was found in their apartment building.
    Los Angeles County Health Hazmat officials were sent out to an apartment in the 1800 block of South Prosser Avenue and requested the help of the Los Angeles Fire Department, fire spokesman Brian Humphrey said.
    The building’s manager had been doing renovations and recently removed popcorn ceilings from apartments
  • 2 OC Deputies Responding to Carjacking Among 4 Hurt In Anaheim Collision

    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) – Two Orange County Sheriff’s deputies and two women were injured in a two-vehicle collision in Anaheim late Wednesday night.
    The deputies were responding to a call about a possible armed carjacking in Stanton when the crash occurred just before midnight.
    The patrol cruiser was traveling westbound on Orange Avenue when a 2001 Buick sedan traveling south on Western Avenue slammed into its passenger side, OCSD reports.
    The two deputies in the cruiser and the two women i
  • Venomous Caterpillar Sends Teen To Emergency Room

    Land O’Lakes, Fla. (CBS News/CBS Local)– A teen in Land O’Lakes, Florida, experienced what his mom said was “the worst pain he ever felt” after coming in contact with a venomous caterpillar. Fifteen-year-old Logan Pergola was doing volunteer landscaping work with his family on Saturday, WFLA-TV reports.
    His mom, Andrea Pergola, said Logan was picking up tree branches when his arm brushed up against the caterpillar. It wasn’t the kind of harmless
  • Mother Of Mixed-Race Family Asks Blue Bell To Change “The Great Divide” Flavor Name

    Ryan Mayer
    In an open letter on Love What Matters, Traci Schmidley, a mother of six children and a foster mom to more, is asking Blue Bell Ice Cream to change the name of their chocolate and vanilla flavor, which is currently named “The Great Divide.”
    According to Schmidley, the family was sitting down to celebrate the end of a long week with some ice cream when her 10-year-old son saw the name on the carton and decided to make a joke calling it “The Civil War flavor.”
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  • Man Arrested In Florida Murder Of XXXTentacion

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CBSLA/AP) — Florida authorities say they’ve arrested a man in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion.
    A BMW sits idle after reports of a shooting in Deerfield Beach, Fla., involving rapper XXXTentacion on June 18, 2018. (Getty Images)
    The Broward Sheriff’s Office said in a news release sent Thursday morning that 22-year-old Dedrick Devonshay Williams of Pompano Beach was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday.
    The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name
  • Man Arrested In Fla. Murder Of XXXTentacion

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CBSLA/AP) — Florida authorities say they’ve arrested a man in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion.
    A BMW sits idle after reports of a shooting in Deerfield Beach, Fla., involving rapper XXXTentacion on June 18, 2018. (Getty Images)
    The Broward Sheriff’s Office said in a news release sent Thursday morning that 22-year-old Dedrick Devonshay Williams of Pompano Beach was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday.
    The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name
  • Santiago Cabrera: ‘Salvation Is Full Of Surprises & Incredible Twists’

    An asteroid is heading to Earth and tech billionaire Darius Tanz is back to solve the problem. Season two of “Salvation” returns to CBS on Monday and Santiago Cabrera reprises his character that loves being the smartest person in the room.
    Cabrera chatted with CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith about his acting career, working on “Salvation” and what to expect in season two.
    DJ Sixsmith: How did you get your start as an actor?
    Santiago Cabrera: I did a play when I was abo
  • Koko, Gorilla Who Knew Sign Language, Dies At 46

    WOODSIDE (CBSLA/AP) — Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died.
    The Gorilla Foundation says the 46-year-old western lowland gorilla died in her sleep at the foundation’s preserve in California’s Santa Cruz mountains on Tuesday.
    The Gorilla Foundation is sad to announce the passing of our beloved Koko | https://t.co/ers1vGAlQ3 https://t.co/O3bvTDoQvE
    — Gorilla Foundation (@kokotweets) June 21, 2018Koko was born at the San Francisco Zoo in 1971, and Dr. Franci
  • NASCAR Driver’s Father Rushed Onto Track To Pull Him From Burning Car

    Ryan Mayer
    One of the inherent risks that race-car drivers take when getting behind the wheel is the possibility of a crash that can be life-threatening. In a NASCAR Late Model 100 series event at South Boston track this past weekend, driver Mike Jones learned that first hand when his No. 39 car got spun into the wall and caught on fire. Luckily for Jones, his dad Dean was there to save the day.That’s Dean in the shorts hopping the wall at about the :20 mark of the video. He serves as the
  • Lancaster Boy Rushed To Hospital In Critical Condition

    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — A boy rushed from his Lancaster home to a hospital in critical condition may have been beat, authorities said, but the circumstances are still under investigation.
    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives were sent to the 1100 block of East Avenue K in Lancaster at about noon Wednesday to investigate how the boy became injured.
    Sheriff’s department looking into possibility the boy was beaten, but would not say whether it was child abu
  • Man Suspected Of Stabbing Woman Shot By Police In Porter Ranch

    PORTER RANCH (CBSLA) — An upscale, gated community in Porter Ranch was rattled Thursday by a stabbing and officer-involved shooting.
    Officers were sent out to a home in the 20000 block of Sardinia Avenue at about 11 p.m. Wednesday to investigate a report of domestic violence and found a woman lying outside with stab wounds and a man coming out of the residence with a knife.
    The officers ordered the man to drop the weapon and made attempts to forcibly subdue him, including using a bean
  • Billionaire’s Plan To Convert Venice Church Into Mega Mansion Under Fire

    WEST LOS ANGELES  (CBSLA)  — A nasty battle is brewing in Venice with residents in two distinct camps.
    Many people are furious that a billionaire family wants to build a mega mansion in the vicinity. To erect the home, a historic black church would have to come down.
    Some residents are asking the Penske family to leave the First Baptist Church of Venice — located in the 600 block of Westminster Avenue — alone.
    Others see the proposed mansion as a boon to property valu
  • As Dispensaries Hurry To Meet July 1 Regulation Deadline, Cheap Weed Now Could Mean Shortage Later

    MID-CITY (CBSLA) — If you’re in the market for some cheap pot, you may be in luck, but you better hurry.
    Marijuana retailers across the state are seeing themselves forced to sell their cannabis products at a discount ahead of the July 1 deadline that will require products meet new state regulations. Packaging will have to include the product’s potency, where the product came from, and what other ingredients are found in it.
    Everything must be tested and the results display
  • Should Billionaire Family Be Allowed To Erect Mega Mansion In Venice?

    WEST LOS ANGELES  (CBSLA)  — A nasty battle is brewing in Venice with residents in two distinct camps.
    Many people are furious that a billionaire family wants to build a mega mansion in the vicinity. To erect the home, a historic black church would have to come down.
    Some residents are asking the family — namely the Penske family — to leave the First Baptist Church of Venice — located in the 600 block of Westminster Avenue — alone.
    Others see the proposed
  • Despite Lower Numbers, Malibu Residents Complain Homeless Problem Has Gotten Worse

    MALIBU (CBSLA) —   Although the latest numbers indicate there are now fewer homeless people in Malibu some locals say the situation in their neighborhoods has only gotten worse.
    LA County’s 2018 homeless count found there are 25 fewer homeless people in Malibu as compared to last year — about 150.
    Councilman Skylar Peak says it’s thanks to the work of two full-time outreach workers paid through a non-profit by locals.
    “They’ve been successful in hous
  • DCFS Employee Arrested, Accused Of Possessing Child Pornography

    KOREATOWN (CBSLA) — A nearly 30-year veteran of the county agency charged with keeping children safe has been arrested, accused of possessing images of children being sexually abused.
    Carlos Castillo, 54, of Hollywood was out on bail Wednesday after having been charged of having child pornography. The Los Angeles County Dept. of Children and Family Services confirmed his current position is assistant regional administrator.
    A 2016 DCFS newsletter describes Castillo as an “adopti
  • Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill’s Husband Invested In Hedge Fund Tied To Caymans After She Targeted Tax Havens

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Four years after Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill co-sponsored legislation targeting tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, her husband began investing in a hedge fund tied to the Caribbean nation — an investment that has paid off handsomely.
    The Kansas City Star reported Wednesday that Joseph Shepard has invested $1 million in Matrix Capital Management and that it has earned him between $230,000 and $2.1 million in income.
    Shepard declined comment. He and Mc
  • Cubs Blank The Dodgers, 4-0

    CHICAGO (AP)  –Whether they were making neat grabs or nailing runners at the plate, the Chicago Cubs came through with one sparkling play after another.
    It was just what Jon Lester needed.
    The four-time All-Star won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday.
    “That’s what we’re capable of doing,” manager Joe Maddon said. “In the past when we’ve won at a hi
  • Rachel Dolezal, Ex-NAACP Chief Who Posed As Black Woman, Pleads Not Guilty To Welfare Fraud

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has pleaded not guilty to welfare fraud.
    Nkechi Diallo, formerly known as Rachel Dolezal, made a brief appearance in court Wednesday in Spokane, Washington.
    She is charged with welfare fraud and false verification for public assistance. The charges are related to income she received from a book and other sources while also receiving welfare ben
  • Brush Fire Breaks Out Off 210 Freeway In Lake View Terrace

    LAKE VIEW TERRACE (CBSLA) – Crews quickly contained a brush fire which broke out Wednesday afternoon near horse stables in the San Fernando Valley’s Lake View Terrace.
    The blaze broke out off 11640 Foothill Blvd., near the 210 Freeway, sometime before 1:30 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
    (CBS2)
    Aerial images appeared to show the fire burning near horse stables on the edge of the freeway. Horses could be seen running outside the stables.
    The fire burned about
  • AMC Launches Subscription Plan To Compete With MoviePass

    LOS ANGELES (CNN Money) – The largest movie chain in America is creating a service that will rival subscription-based ticketing company MoviePass.
    AMC Theatres on Wednesday unveiled AMC Stubs A-List, a $19.95 a month ticket service that allows members of its loyalty program AMC Stubs to see up to three movies per week. The program kicks off next Tuesday, when members can enroll online and start using the service immediately.
    AMC Stubs A-List is so far the biggest competitor to other rival
  • Big Brother Season 20 House Tour Hosted By Julie Chen

    High tech takes over Big Brother for its 20th anniversary, as 16 all-new Houseguests face unexpected twists and upgraded power in a house inspired by Silicon Valley. The reality hit debuts with a three-hour, two-night premiere event Wednesday June, 27 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) and Thursday, June 28 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) only on CBS.
    “Big Brother has always been about innovation, and this season, technology, interactivity and powerful upgrades will give a charge to the Houseguests’ game
  • West Hollywood Man Guilty In Girlfriend’s Gruesome Slaying

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) – A West Hollywood man was convicted Wednesday of murder and other charges for the death of his live-in girlfriend, whose body was drained of all of her blood in a crime that a prosecutor said mirrored the script of a graphic novel he co-wrote.
    Jurors deliberated for about 90 minutes before finding Blake Leibel, 37, guilty of first-degree murder, torture and aggravated mayhem for the May 2016 slaying of Iana Kasian, 30, in the condominium they shared.
    The panel also
  • Instagram Debuts IGTV, A Standalone App For Videos From Creators

    Instagram is ready for its closeup.
    The Facebook-owned photo app on Wednesday unveiled IGTV, a standalone mobile app focused on programming from creators on the platform. Video on the app will be vertical and full-screen, and content will start playing right when a user opens the app.
    The idea is for creators to post polished videos as they would on YouTube — with equipment that’s a notch above the smartphone cameras people usually use to post Instagram videos.
    “It’s
  • Disneyland Tests Premium, Per-Hour Pricing

    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — Are Disney fans willing to pay by the hour in order to visit the happiest place on Earth?
    It’s a concept that will be put to the test this Friday, when Disneyland offers a six-hour sneak peek at the new Pixar Pier to the tune of $299. To be fair, it’s being called a VIP-style party, but put another way – that’s $50 per hour of admission.
    According to the Wall Street Journal, the event will test whether visitors are willing to pay a premium to
  • Not A Tattoo: Man Claims He Was Wearing Seat Belt During Accident, Troopers Found This

    WENATCHEE, Wash. (KDKA/CBS LOCAL) – There’s no doubt that seat belts save lives, and one state trooper posted a photo on social media showing just how important they are.
    Washington State Patrol trooper Brian Moore posted this incredible photo on Twitter.
    No, that’s “not a tattoo” Trooper Moore says.
    That’s actually an impression of a seat belt on a man’s skin after he was involved in an accident.
    "Not A Tattoo" Driver was lucky to receive only minor inj
  • President Trump Signs Executive Order To End Family Separation At Border

    WASHINGTON (CBS News) – President Trump Wednesday afternoon signed an executive order ending family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border.
    Signing the order in the Oval Office, Mr. Trump told reporters in the room that the administration would still continue its “zero tolerance” policy while managing to solve the issue of family separation.
    “We are keeping families together and this will solve that problem. At the time we are keeping a very powerful border and it continues
  • Kawhi Leonard, Popovich Meet In San Diego; Future Still Murky

    LOS ANGELES (CBS Sports) – After a frustrating season, Kawhi Leonard has reportedly had enough of the San Antonio Spurs.
    But the Spurs aren’t giving up on their superstar just yet. According to a report from Yahoo’s Shams Charania, and confirmed by TNT’s David Aldridge, coach Gregg Popovich made his way to California to meet with the disgruntled Leonard ahead of the 2018 NBA Draft.
    Per a report from Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News, it was a “good”
  • ‘Snap Your Neck’: Man, Sign Company Threatened After Billboard Message To ‘Liberals’ Goes Viral

    FRITCH, TX (CBSDFW.COM/CBS Local) – A billboard in Texas has gone viral with a message for folks of a particular political persuasion and now the person who posted the image online – and the billboard company – are receiving threats.
    “Liberals, Please continue on I-40 until you have left our great State of Texas,” reads the sign.
    Kyle Mccallie of Fritch, TX posted the image on his Facebook page yesterday and the post quickly attracted attention on social media. &ldq
  • Prosecutors Make Case Against Couple Accused Of Starving, Shackling 13 Children

    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA/AP) — Prosecutors made their case Wednesday against a Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling their children in a case that drew worldwide headlines when the parents were arrested last winter.
    David and Louise Turpin appeared for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court in Riverside, where a judge weighed whether authorities have amassed enough evidence for a trial.
    The couple has pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charges. They are
  • Trump To Sign Executive Order To End Family Separation At Border

    WASHINGTON (CBS News) – President Trump says he will sign an executive order Wednesday afternoon ending family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border.
    “We still have to maintain toughness or our country will be overrun by people, by crime, by all of the things that we don’t stand for and that we don’t want,” Mr. Trump said during a Wednesday meeting with members of Congress at the White House. “So I’m going to be signing an executive order in a little whil
  • Citak: It’s Time For The National League To Adopt The D.H.

    By Matt Citak
    Towards the end of his tenure as MLB commissioner, Bud Selig made great strides towards eliminating many of the differences between the National and American Leagues.
    Selig combined the two leagues’ umpire staffs, creating one large umpire staff. He brought interleague play to the sport. He even helped teams move from one league to the other, as the Brewers went from the AL to the NL in 1998, and the Astros switched from the NL to the AL in 2013.
    But there was one controversi
  • Ian Baker-Finch On Travelers Championship: ‘There Are Low Scores’

    By Dan Reardon
    The Travelers Championship, which tees off from TPC River Highlands on Thursday, is one of the biggest draws on the PGA TOUR. And it’s easy to see why.
    This year’s field features seven of the top 10 in FedExCup standings and five of the top 10 in the world. The reigning Travelers champion, Jordan Spieth, happens to be one of the game’s biggest names. The 24-year-old played the shot of the year in 2017 on TOUR, when he holed out from the bunker in sudden death to
  • LAPD Releases First Ever Body-Cam Footage Under New Transparency Policy

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – For the first time ever, the Los Angeles Police Department has voluntarily released body camera footage in the death of a suspect, this under a new policy approved earlier this year which requires that such videos be released within 45 days of the incident.
    In a news conference with Chief Charlie Beck Wednesday morning, the LAPD showed a 17-minute “Critical Incident Video,” a produced update on the death of 24-year-old Jose Chavez which, along with officer
  • LAPD Releases First Body-Cam Footage Under New Transparency Policy

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Police Department Wednesday morning released the first body camera footage of an officer-involved critical incident under a new policy approved earlier this year which requires that such videos be released within 45 days.
    In a news conference with Chief Charlie Beck Wednesday, the LAPD released a 17-minute “Critical Incident Video” in the death of 24-year-old Jose Chavez which, along with officer body camera footage leading up to and of the

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