• Santa Clarita Braces For The Santa Ana Winds

    SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA)— Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley are bracing for the first Santa Anas of the season.
    KCAL9’s Jeff Nguyen spoke to concerned residents about the wild winds and how they’re preparing to deal with them.
    “I got some granola bars. He likes granola bars. I got some salads for myself,” said mom Susan Cabrera.
    Parents like Cabrera are bracing for what could be a rough start to the work and school week.
    “I just received a phone call saying t
  • Everyone Knows It’s Windy — Santa Clarita Braces For The Santa Anas

    SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA)— Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley are bracing for the first Santa Anas of the season.
    KCAL9’s Jeff Nguyen spoke to concerned residents about the wild winds and how they’re preparing to deal with them.
    “I got some granola bars. He likes granola bars. I got some salads for myself,” said mom Susan Cabrera.
    Parents like Cabrera are bracing for what could be a rough start to the work and school week.
    “I just received a phone call saying t
  • Detectives Name Person Of Interest After Remains Are Found At Residence

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)  — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Detectives have named a person of interest following the discovery of the human remains of as many as three people at a home in Littlerock.
    Detectives are seeking Jesus “Chuy” Guzman, a previous resident of the location, for questioning regarding the grisly discovery.
    The home is located in the 30900 block of 106th Street, officials said.
    Guzman, 34, is Latino with black hair and brown eye
  • Trump Answers Tough Questions About Mueller, Climate Change On ’60 Minutes’

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday night that Russian President Vladimir Putin is “probably” involved in assassinations and poisonings, but “it’s not in our country.”
    “Of course they shouldn’t do it,” the President added.
    Trump’s remarks came during a wide-ranging interview on CBS’s “60 Minutes” that touched on his relationship with North Korea, China, Russia, and his own We
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  • Street, Cogliano Score In 3rd Period, Ducks Beat Blues 3-2

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ben Street and Andrew Cogliano scored third-period goals, Ryan Miller made 29 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Sunday night.
    Jakob Silfverberg also scored for the Ducks, who won for the third straight time at Enterprise Center and matched a franchise-best winning streak at St. Louis from Dec. 21, 2005, to March 31. 2007.
    Alexander Steen and Tyler Bozak scored for the Blues, and Vladimir Tarasenko had a pair of assists. Chad Johnson ma
  • Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson Call Off Their Engagement

    NEW YORK (CNN) — The romance between “Sweetener” singer Ariana Grande and “SNL” performer Pete Davidson has turned sour.
    The couple, whose whirlwind romance-turned-engagement powered the celebrity gossip machine through the summer, has split, a source close to the singer tells CNN.
    Davidson confirmed their engagement in June. They had been dating a few weeks at the time.
    The pair met when Grande guest hosted “SNL” in 2014.
    Davidson and Grande began datin
  • Gurley Runs For 208 Yards In Rams’ 23-20 Win Over Broncos

    DENVER (AP) — Todd Gurley rushed for a career-high 208 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries and the Los Angeles Rams’ celebrated Wade Phillips’ homecoming Sunday with a 23-20 win over the reeling Denver Broncos.
    The Rams, who had surrendered 31 points in back-to-back games, improved to 6-0 in sending the Broncos (2-4) to their fourth straight loss.
    The Broncos pulled to 23-20 on Case Keenum’s 1-yard dart to Demaryius Thomas with 1:22 remaining, capping a 77-yard drive t
  • Ol’ Man Rivers Leads Chargers To 38-14 Blowout Of Browns

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Ol’ man Rivers keeps rolling along.
    Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Tyrell Williams — and the 36-year-old quarterback even threw a block — and Melvin Gordon had three TD runs as the Los Angeles Chargers banged around Cleveland rookie Baker Mayfield and the Browns, 38-14 on Sunday.
    Rivers continued one of the best starts of his 15-year career, leading the Chargers (4-2) to their third straight win. Rivers finished 11 of 20 for 207 yards and had
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  • USC’s Defense Dominates In 31-20 Win Over No. 19 Colorado

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Until Southern California’s young offense can put together an entire game with as many brilliant plays as it crammed into the second quarter against Colorado, the Trojans’ defense will attempt to carry them toward the Pac-12 title.
    The defense came through with an awfully impressive lift Saturday night.
    Michael Pittman Jr. caught two of J.T. Daniels’ three touchdown passes, and USC’s defense dominated the first three quarters of a 31-20 victory ov
  • 40 Hurt, 5 Seriously, In Bus Crash On 405 Freeway In North Hills

    NORTH HILLS (CBSLA) — A bus crash in the San Fernando Valley has left 40 people hurt, including 5 with serious injuries.
    The crash unfolded Sunday afternoon on the 405 Freeway in the North Hills area. Of the injured, 25 people were transported to the hospital.All southbound lanes of the freeway have been closed. There was no immediate word on when the lanes would reopen.Check back soon for updates.
  • 25 Hospitalized, 5 Critical, In Bus Crash On 405 Freeway In North Hills

    NORTH HILLS (CBSLA) — A charter bus crash in the San Fernando Valley has left 25 people hospitalized, including 5 with critical injuries.
    The crash unfolded Sunday afternoon on the 405 Freeway in the North Hills area near the Nordhoff Street exit.
    All southbound lanes of the freeway have been closed since about 1 pm. There was no immediate word on when the lanes would reopen.
    The northbound lanes were also shut down when the CHP landed their helicopter on the freeway. The northbound lanes
  • Watch: Deputy Shares Bag Of Doritos To Lure Wayward Pig

    SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — A deputy this weekend made headlines after sharing her bag of Doritos with a wayward pig in San Bernardino County.
    The sheriff’s department says deputies with the Highland station responded to a loose pig described as the size of a “mini-horse.”
    When they arrived, one of the deputies shared her bag of chips with the pig to guide it back home.
    Click below to watch!
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  • 13 Hurt In Bus Crash On 405 Freeway In North Hills

    NORTH HILLS (CBSLA) — A bus crash in the San Fernando Valley has left 13 people hurt, including 3 with serious injuries.
    The crash unfolded Sunday afternoon on the 405 Freeway in the North Hills area.
    All southbound lanes of the freeway have been closed. There was no immediate word on when the lanes would reopen.
    Check back soon for updates.
  • Veterans’ Voices: Nurse Shares Her Experience Mending Wounded Soldiers

    A brave young lady 75 years ago signed up to serve oversees as an Army nurse during WWII. She sat down with CBS2's Pat Harvey to recount her experience.
  • PG&E May Shut Off Power In Portions Of Calif. Amid Red Flag Warnings

    SAN FRANCISCO (CBSLA) — PG&E says it may turn off power within portions of a dozen counties in California amid red flag warnings this weekend.
    The power could be turned off as early as Sunday and into Monday morning. The move is an attempt to reduce wildfire danger and may impact several northern California cities.
    Kevin Dasso, vice president of electric asset management, said that safety was the agency’s top priority.
    “We know how much our customers rely on electric servic
  • STEAM Sundays: The Path To A Nobel Prize

    Frances Arnold, Ph.D. is a Nobel laureate in chemistry. But her path to a Nobel prize has been filled with twists, turns, and set-backs.
  • Thousands Line Up To Receive Free Medical Care At Mega-Clinic Downtown

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Dozens gathered in downtown Los Angeles for a mega-clinic that will offer free medical, dental, and eye care services.
    The three-day clinic was being put on by Care Harbor, and was featuring 55 medical examination rooms, 60 dental chairs, and 15 vision lanes.
    The clinic started Saturday, and drew thousands.
    To date, the mega-clinic has offered medical services valued at more than $18 million over the years.
  • No Arrests Yet Made In Deadly Shooting Outside Ararat Banquet Hall In Glendale

    GLENDALE (CBSLA) — Police Sunday were searching for those involved in the fatal shooting of one person outside of a banquet hall in Glendale.
    The shooting unfolded in the parking lot of the Ararat banquet hall on San Fernando Road just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
    Two men were hit, one of whom died at the scene. The other victim sustained minor injuries.
    There were three events being held inside the hall at the time of the shooting.Police have not released a description of the suspected shoot
  • Truck Side-Swipes Motorcyclist In Deadly Hit And Run In South LA: CHP

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run crash in South Los Angeles.
    The crash near Manchester Avenue prompted the closure of several lanes of the northbound 110 Freeway.
    The California Highway Patrol says a white pickup truck side-swiped the motorcyclist around 3 a.m. Sunday. The driver fled the scene.
    The identity of the deceased has not been released.
  • Local Man Talks About A Close Call After Being Struck By Lightning

    TEMECULA (CBSLA)  — It’s said that your chance of hitting the lottery is as unlikely as being struck by lightning.
    To that end, Grant Steele of Temecula should probably up the number of lottery tickets he purchases.
    He was struck by lightning — and unhurt — when a wild storm moved into the Southland Friday.
    Did we mention Steele was unharmed? He spoke to KCAL9’s Adrianna Weingold Saturday evening.
    “I was just blinded. And I could smell it and I could feel
  • Search For Missing Woman In Sunland

    SUNLAND (CBSLA) — A multi-city search was taking place Saturday night for a young woman who disappeared four days ago.
    22-year-old Sahara Eve Von Fisher was last seen Tuesday in Sunland.
    Sahara Eve Von Fisher
    People were plastering flyers with the picture and information of the missing woman in Sunland Park on Saturday.
    “As the days go by it’s getting harder and harder to think of her out there,” said Sahara’s mother.
    Her mother said Sahara left their home
  • 1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Shooting Outside Glendale Restaurant

    GLENDALE (CBSLA) — One person was killed and another person injured in a shooting outside a restaurant in Glendale on Saturday, police said.
    The shooting happened near San Fernando Road and Ruberta Avenue about 8:22 p.m.
    CBSLA’s Jeff Nguyen reports that Saturday night several blocks were closed around the scene for the police investigation.
    The shooting happened in the parking lot of a banquet hall called ARARAT Restaurant Lounge Cafe.
    The Glendale Police Department said th
  • Stars Score 4 On 30 Shots In 2nd Period, Beat Ducks 5-3

    DALLAS (AP) — John Klingberg scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, when Dallas scored on four of its team-record 30 shots in the period, and the Stars beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on Saturday night.
    Alexander Radulov, Connor Carrick and Jamie Benn also scored for Dallas in the second. Tyler Seguin assisted on the goals by Radulov and Benn.
    The barrage wiped out a 3-0 Anaheim lead and came against Ducks goalie John Gibson, who entered the game 3-0-1 with a 1.44 goals against ave
  • Chip Kelly Gets 1st Win At UCLA, 37-7 Over California

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Joshua Kelley ran for 157 yards and three touchdowns to give coach Chip Kelly his first win at UCLA, 37-7 over California on Saturday.
    The Bruins (1-5, 1-2 Pac-12) entered the day one of four winless teams in the FBS as part of their worst start since 1943. But UCLA dominated the trenches against the Golden Bears (3-3, 0-3) to give Kelly his first win as a college coach since leaving Oregon for the NFL following the 2012 season.
    Kelley scored on a 5-yard run to cap
  • 1 Person Shot In Leg In Hollywood

    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — One person was wounded Saturday in a shooting in Hollywood, authorities said.
    The shooting was reported at 2:31 p.m. at Saint Andrews Place and Hollywood Boulevard, Officer Tony Im of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section said.
    The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of a leg wound and an on-scene investigation was underway, Im said.
    The suspect was described as male, black, 5 feet 9 inches tall with a medium build, with dark dread l
  • Justin Turner’s 2-Run Blast In The Eighth Gives Dodgers 4-3 Win Over Brewers

    MILWAUKEE (CBSLA/AP) — Justin Turner hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Saturday to even the NL Championship Series at a game apiece.
    High-powered Los Angeles had just two singles off starter Wade Miley before breaking through against Milwaukee’s vaunted bullpen.
    Cody Bellinger hit an RBI single and Austin Barnes drove in a run with a bases-loaded walk in the seventh, and Turner’s long drive to left off Jeremy
  • Released Pastor Prays With Trump In The Oval Office

    WASHINGTON (CNN)  — American pastor Andrew Brunson thanked President Trump for the administration’s work to free him from a Turkish prison during an Oval Office news conference Saturday afternoon, a few hours after he arrived at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington, DC.
    The President introduced Brunson and praised his resilience throughout the two years he spent in jail.
    “I just want to congratulate you because you have galvanized this country,” Trump said. &ldq
  • Sens Top Kings 5-1

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — There was a time when Chris Wideman wondered if he would ever score another NHL goal.
    Still coming in bunches, in fact.
    Wideman got his first two goals in nearly a year, Craig Anderson made 36 saves and the Ottawa Senators beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-1 on Saturday.
    Wideman tore a hamstring last November and missed the rest of the season. The 28-year-old had been without a point in his first four games this season.
    “The way I look at it now is every game is gra
  • Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Attempted Sexual Assault Of Girl In Long Beach

    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – A 22-year-old man in Long Beach was arrested on suspicion of attempting to sexually assault a 5-year-old girl near a school, police said Saturday.
    Officers were dispatched at 5:05 p.m. Thursday to the area of Orange Avenue and 20th Street in response to an “unknown trouble” call, and where bystanders had detained Steven Garcia until police arrived, the Long Beach Police Department reported.
    “Once on the scene, officers determined the detained sus
  • Michigan Man Who Shot At Black Teen On Front Porch Found Guilty

    A Michigan man who shot at a black teenager from his front porch was found guilty of assault with intent to do great bodily harm on Friday.
    In April 2018, 14-year-old Brennan Walker said he missed the bus and got lost on his way to school. The Rochester High School freshman walked up to Jeffrey Zeigler’s house and knocked on the door for help. Zeigler’s wife, Dana, says she thought the person on her porch was trying to break in.
    “I saw a black person standing at my do
  • Thousands Without Power After Thunderstorms Hit Southland; Lightning Blamed For Fires

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Thousands of Los Angeles area residents were without power Saturday after a thunderstorm with lightning dumped nearly four-tenths of an inch of rain in parts of Southern California.
    Los Angeles Department of Water & Power reported about 1,550 customers across Los Angeles were without power by the early afternoon, down from 10,000 at the height of the outage, and crews were working to restore electricity to the remaining customers, in most cases by n
  • ‘Botox Bandit’: Police Looking For Woman Who Allegedly Skipped Out On $5K Cosmetic Bill

    STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) – The hunt is on for the “Botox Bandit” as a business in Studio City says a woman got $5,000 worth of cosmetic procedures and took off without paying.
    Police are hoping someone recognizes the woman who was wearing dark sunglasses and what appears to be a blonde wig.
    “It seems that she was a professional scam artist,” said Yana Pechenik with MyBotoxLA.
    Pechenik said the woman entered the business on Sept. 25 claiming her name was Emily R
  • The BeatBuds To Hit The Stage At Hollywood Palladium

    One of Los Angeles' top children's acts is putting on a concert and carnival for the whole family Sunday. Find more information at www.thebeatbash.com.
  • Mediation Fails Between LAUSD, Teachers Union; Potential Strike Looms

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A third day of mediation efforts between the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers’ union failed to produce a labor agreement, moving the stalemate into a fact-finding period and one step closer to the district’s first teacher strike since 1989.
    The strike would put more than half a million students out of school.
    Negotiators for the district and the United Teachers Los Angeles union met with a state mediator Friday – the third se
  • Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs To Estimated $654 Million

    No one won the $548 million jackpot in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing. That means the estimated jackpot climbs to $654 million, which would be the fourth-largest prize in U.S. history.
    The jackpot has been growing since it was last won July 24. The next drawing will be Tuesday.
    Here is look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold:1. $1.6 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, Tenne
  • Big Rig Crashes On Foothill Freeway, Stifles Gold Line Service

    PASADENA (CBSLA) – A big rig crashed through the center divider on the 210 Freeway in Pasadena, hit the two Metro Gold Line tracks and caught fire, shutting down the rail service Saturday morning.
    The crash on the westbound freeway at Madre Street occurred at 7:06 a.m., the California Highway Patrol reported, adding that the big rig came across all lanes of traffic and “broke through” the divider into the train area.
    Westbound 210 freeway @ Madre: Semi truck crash onto the
  • Semi-Truck And SUV Collision Shuts Down 101 In Studio City

    STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) – A portion of the 101 Freeway in Studio City was shut down Saturday morning after an SUV and semi-truck collided, causing a diesel spill.
    All lanes of the 101 northbound between Tujunga Avenue and Laurel Canyon Boulevard were closed, backing up traffic to Vineland Avenue.
    RELATED: Thousands Without Power As Thunderstorms Hit Southland; Lightning Blamed For Fires
    The crash occurred around 2:45 a.m. after storms made for slick conditions on the roads.
    Crews spent se
  • Driver Arrested After Semi-Truck, Car Collide On 101 In Studio City

    STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) – A motorist was arrested in connection with a crash on the 101 Freeway in Studio City that involved a semi-truck and car, which caused a portion of the highway to close for several hours.
    All lanes of the 101 northbound between Tujunga Avenue and Laurel Canyon Boulevard were shut down Saturday morning, backing up traffic to Vineland Avenue.
    The crash occurred around 2:45 a.m., the California Highway Patrol, after storms made for slick conditions on the roads.
    RELA
  • Thousands Without Power As Thunderstorms Hit Southland; Lightning Blamed For Fires

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Thousands of Los Angeles area residents were without power Saturday morning after a thunderstorm with lightning dumped nearly four-tenths of an inch of rain in parts of Southern California.
    Los Angeles Department of Water & Power reported nearly 2,000 customers across Los Angeles were without power, down from 10,000 at the height of the outage, and crews were working to restore electricity to the remaining customers, in most cases by noon.
    Southern
  • Thousands Without Power As Wild Weather Hits The Southland

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An estimated 10,000 people were without power Friday evening as thunderstorms hit the Southland, according to the LADWP.
    Local fire agencies urged people to stay inside, issuing a reminder that lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
    SKY9’s Stu Mundel captured lightning strikes around 7 p.m. By 8:30 p.m., heavy rain was falling across Los Angeles County.In Long Beach, a home was struck by lightning.
    Lauren Pickering says she saw sparks and c
  • Girl, 6, Shot In South Los Angeles

    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)  — A 6-year-old girl was shot in South Los Angeles Friday evening.
    The girl was transported to a nearby hospital in an unknown condition.
    A car the girl was riding in was riddled with bullets and had broken windows, witnesses said.
    The incident occurred at the corner of Gage and Figueroa, reported Stu Mundel in Sky9.
    The shooting was a drive-by, witnesses said. The suspects fled in a dark-colored vehicle.
    A portion of Gage and Figueroa was shut down while det
  • Dodgers Nearly Tie Game In The Ninth But Fall To Brewers, 6-5

    MILWAUKEE (CBSLA/AP)  — Clayton Kershaw pounded his glove with his left hand and yelled “Let’s Go!” as he walked off the mound.
    Pretty soon, he was gone.
    Kershaw was hit hard in the shortest start of his spotty playoff career, and the sloppy Los Angeles Dodgers lost 6-5 to the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series on Friday night.
    Los Angeles committed four errors, including two by catcher Yasmani Grandal in Milwaukee’s two-run third. But an
  • 2 Detained In Connection With San Bernardino’s North Park Fire

    SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — Two people were detained as firefighters tried to get the upper hand on a brush fire near Cal State San Bernardino Friday.
    The North Park Fire broke out around 2 p.m. near West Park Blvd. and Northbound Dr.
    The fire had expanded to 50 acres and was zero percent contained as of 6 p.m.
    This story is developing.
  • Supply Disruption Causes Gas Prices To Surge To Three-Year High, Says AAA

    EASTVALE (CBSLA) — Drivers are digging deeper into their pockets to pay for fuel.
    The average price per gallon of unleaded is $3.88, according to AAA. That’s the highest it’s been in more than three years.
    The gas tax in California is the reason we have some of the highest prices in the country; but AAA spokesperson Marie Montgomery attributes the recent spike to refinery issues.
    “It’s a temporary blip but we may continue to see so
  • Supply Disruption Causes Gas Prices To Surge To 3-Year High, Says AAA

    EASTVALE (CBSLA) — Drivers are digging deeper into their pockets to pay for fuel.
    The average price per gallon of unleaded is $3.88, according to AAA. That’s the highest it’s been in more than three years.
    The gas tax in California is the reason we have some of the highest prices in the country; but AAA spokesperson Marie Montgomery attributes the recent spike to refinery issues.
    “It’s a temporary blip but we may continue to see so
  • Stream #2 Georgia Vs. #13 LSU

    The #2 Georgia Bulldogs head to Baton Rouge to face the #13 LSU Tigers in an important SEC matchup.
  • Dozens Of Beverly Hills High Students Rally Against Metro Extension

    BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) – Hundreds of Beverly Hills High School and elementary students staged a protest Friday in Will Rogers Memorial Park, decrying plans to build the Metro Purple Line subway extension beneath the high school.
    Beverly Hills High School students hold a rally in Will Rogers Memorial Park against a proposed subway line. Oct. 12, 2018. (CBS2)
    The Beverly Hills Unified School District and the city have long challenged the routing of the Purple Line extension under the school,
  • Santa Monica Teacher Put On Paid Leave After Divulging Memories Of White House Aide Stephen Miller

    SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) — A veteran Santa Monica teacher has been placed on “home assignment” after describing senior White House police advisor Stephen Miller as a “strange dude” who ate glue as a third-grader.
    The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District said Friday that 73-year-old Nikki Fiske, who teaches at Franklin Elementary School, was placed on home assignment pending the completion of a review, spokeswoman Gail Pinsker said in a statement. She said th
  • Man Avoids Prison Time In Brutal 2013 Attack On Transgender Woman In Hollywood

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man who was part of a group which violently assaulted a transgender woman five years ago in Hollywood, in what authorities called a hate crime, will not serve any prison time.
    Vivien Diego speaks to reporters on Oct. 12, 2018. (CBS2)
    Nicol Shakhnazaryan had previously plead no contest to felony assault in the May 2013 beating of a then 22-year-old Vivien Diego. His felony conviction was later reduced to a misdemeanor.
    He was sentenced in Los Angeles County Superior
  • Fantasy Football Week 6: Start Jameis Winston Against Porous Falcons Defense

    Ryan Mayer
    The Atlanta Falcons entered this season with the “contender” label, expected to push for a potential Super Bowl berth. Then, the injuries hit and decimated the depth chart, particularly on the defensive side of the ball.
    First, it was safety Keanu Neal going down with a knee injury during the team’s Week 1 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Then, Deion Jones was placed on I.R. four days later from an injury that he suffered in that same game. In the weeks since, t

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