• Obama takes aim at firms that shift profits overseas to avoid taxes

    The Obama administration called out corporate America for its growing use of a tactic to avoid paying taxes and urged lawmakers to act quickly to put a halt to the maneuver.
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  • Elderly Woman Injured During Home Invasion Robbery In Torrance

    TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) — Detectives on Friday searched for a man who robbed an elderly woman at her home in Torrance.
    According to the Torrance Police Department, officers were sent shortly after midnight to a home located in the 4100 block of Carmen Street for report of a home invasion robbery.
    Upon their arrival, authorities located an elderly woman who sustained minor bruises on her wrist during the incident.
    Paramedics were called to the scene, however, the victim was not transported.
    A
  • Sword-Wielding Man Slashes Acquaintance, Another Beaten With Bat In Bellflower

    BELLFLOWER (CBSLA.com) — Two men were recovering on Friday after being attacked near a riverbed in Bellflower.
    Around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, deputies were sent to Flora Vista Street at View Park Avenue for report of a stabbing incident, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
    Upon their arrival, authorities learned four adult men were involved in an argument in the riverbed.
    A sword-yielding suspect slashed one of the men, while another man struck a second victim i
  • Police Investigate Drone Interference With LAPD Helicopter in Hollywood

    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A man was detained on Friday for flying his drone too close to a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter in Hollywood.
    Just before midnight on Thursday, officers were sent to a parking lot located on Sunset Boulevard near Gower Street for report of a man flying a drone dangerously close to an airship within police perimeter, according to LAPD officers.
    Upon their arrival, authorities located the man operating his drone from the parking lot at Rite Aid.
    Police said
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  • Rookie Spotlight: Kevin White To Become Part Of Dynamic Duo With Chicago Bears

    By Danny Cox
    Name: Kevin White
    Height: 6’3″
    Weight: 215 lbs.
    Position: Wide Receiver
    School: West Virginia
    Draft Pick: Seventh overall pick in First Round
    Alshon Jeffery has a lock on one of the starting wide receiver spots for the Chicago Bears, and there were a few others on the roster who could fill up the other side of the field. Unfortunately, none of them really had the skills to match-up with Jeffery and take the defensive focus off of him.
    Cue rookie Kevin White.
    When the Bea
  • Pets2Love: Roxanne

    STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — This week’s Pets2Love is Roxanne!
    Roxanne (ID: A0548807) is a 12-year-old German Shepherd who weighs 96 pounds.
    She is a sweet and gentle companion that loves to lounge or take short walks around the neighborhood.
    Adopting a senior dog is very rewarding, and is much less work than raising a puppy.
    Roxanne is available for adoption at the North Central Shelter, 3201 Lacy Street in Los Angeles. Please call (213) 847-1416.
  • Armed Suspect Fatally Shot In Van Nuys; Two LAPD Officers Injured

    VAN NUYS (CBSLA.com) — A man was killed and two officers were injured during a shooting that took place in Van Nuys on Friday.
    Around 11 p.m. on Thursday, two officers were sent to the 14600 block of Valerio Street near the corner of Vista Del Monte Avenue for report of an argument between neighbors, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
    Upon their arrival, authorities encountered a man who armed himself with a hard object and began to hit officers with it.
    A shooting then subseq
  • 1 Dead In Crash Off Of Malibu Canyon Road

    MALIBU (CBSLA.com) — A man was killed Thursday night after his vehicle ran off a canyon road in Malibu.
    The accident was reported at about 7 p.m. on Malibu Canyon Road, just north of Palm Canyon Lane, the CHP said.
    The driver of the vehicle was the sole occupant of the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
    The vehicle was found at the base of a 200-foot cliff, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.
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  • Authorities Seize $500,000 Worth Of Marijuana From Sun Valley Warehouse

    SUN VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — LAPD officers and federal agents on Thursday seized hundreds of marijuana plants and marijuana edibles worth an estimated $500,000 from a Sun Valley warehouse.
    Authorities seized the plants while conducting a search warrant at Herbal Relief Care Givers on the 7600 block of Clybourn Avenue. Upon searching the facility, they found the rear of the warehouse was converted into a grow house.
    In addition to marijuana plants, officers seized marijuana edibl
  • Code Enforcement Officer Attacked By 2 Dogs In San Bernardino, Police Say

    SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — A code enforcement officer is recovering from multiple dog bites after police say she was unexpectedly attacked in San Bernardino.
    Police say the incident began as a routine call for a report of illegal camping at 13th and Mt. Vernon on Thursday afternoon.
    But, police say, when the officer responded to a motor home, she had no idea there were two dogs tied to each other.
    “They came out in kind of a ‘V’ fashion, got her feet wrapped up, she fel
  • Little Darth Vader About To Undergo Another Heart Surgery At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

    SAN CLEMENTE  (CBSLA.com)  —  The little boy who became a big star playing Darth Vader in a now-classic Super Bowl commercial is facing more heart surgery.
    Max Page played Little Darth Vader in the Volkswagen Passat ad in 2011. In the commercial, Max tries to start the clothes dryer, washing machine and wake the family dog to no avail. He discovers he does have the power to start the Passat; actually, dad helped out with a remote control.
    Cute, adorable, priceless. Max 
  • Long Beach Residents Gather To Discuss Recent Rise In Coyote Sightings

    LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Responding to a recent rise in coyote sightings, Long Beach residents gathered on Thursday to share ideas on how to shoo away the pervasive predators.
    Long Beach animal services said encounters with coyotes have jumped recently – a common occurrence during the summertime that has become a concern for residents after a dog named Peanut was attacked recently in a Long Beach backyard by what was believed to be a coyote. A coyote was also captured on vi
  • Former Kings Forward Mike Richards Charged With Drug Possession

    EMERSON, Manitoba (AP) — Mike Richards, an NHL free agent whose contract was terminated by the Los Angeles Kings, was charged with possession of a controlled substance.
    He was charged Tuesday and is to appear in provincial court Sept. 10, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.
    Police say a 30-year-old male was arrested and released June 17 after the RCMP was notified that a controlled substance had been intercepted in Emerson, which is more than 60 miles south of Winnipeg, on the North Da
  • LAPD Asks For Public’s Help In Identifying Suspect In Koreatown Road Rage Beating

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The LAPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in a road rage fight that left one man with serious head injuries.
    On May 26, at around 7:30 pm., police said the suspect and the victim came to blows over a traffic dispute at 4th Street and Ardmore Avenue in Koreatown.
    During the fight, the suspect — intercepting a kick from the victim — picked the victim up and slammed him onto the concrete sidewalk, causing h
  • Off-Duty Firefighters Backpacking On Catalina Island Come To Aid Of Man Gored By Bison

    TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) — Three off-duty firefighters backpacking on Santa Catalina Island came to the aid of a man gored by a bison, helping him off a trail.
    Chris Baker, 43, remains hospitalized after the attack near Isthmus Pier earlier this week.
    “To me, he seemed like, just like that grateful look that somebody was there to help him out,” said Arnold Paner, a Torrance firefighter, of Baker.
    Paner, along with friends Nathan Norris and Jay Williams were backpacking on the islan
  • Suspicious Package Investigation Closes Streets In Studio City

    STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — Police on Thursday night are investigating a suitcase or bag chained to a bench near  the intersection of Ventura and Laurel Canyon boulevards in Studio City.
    Authorities closed a stretch of Ventura Blvd. in Studio City while they investigate the package.
    For traffic updates, listen live to KNX 1070.
    This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
     
  • Sheriff’s Arrests Ex-Boyfriend Of Monrovia Woman Found Dead In Her Car

    MONROVIA (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detectives on Thursday arrested a man in connection with the death of a 31-year-old Monrovia woman whose body was found in her car in June, authorities said. The man is the former boyfriend of the victim.
    At 8:30 a.m., detectives arrested 45-year-old Jose Roberto Turner on suspicion of murdering Lajoya McCoy. Turner is being held with no bail, the Sheriff’s Department said.
    The case opened in June, after the sudden
  • LASD Arrests Ex-Boyfriend Of Monrovia Woman Found Dead In Her Car

    MONROVIA (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives on Thursday arrested a man in connection with the death of a 31-year-old Monrovia woman whose body was bound in her car in June, authorities said. The man is the ex-boyfriend of the victim.
    At 8:30 a.m., detectives arrested 45-year-old Jose Roberto Turner on suspicion of murdering Lajoya McCoy. Turner is being held with no bail, the Sheriff’s department said.
    The case opened in June, after the sudden disappearance a
  • Deputies Arrests Ex-Boyfriend Of Monrovia Woman Found Dead In Her Car

    MONROVIA (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detectives on Thursday arrested a man in connection with the death of a 31-year-old Monrovia woman whose body was found in her car in June, authorities said. The man is the former boyfriend of the victim.
    At 8:30 a.m., detectives arrested 45-year-old Jose Roberto Turner on suspicion of murdering Lajoya McCoy. Turner is being held with no bail, the Sheriff’s Department said.
    The case opened in June, after the sudden
  • California Beats Water Conservation Goal for 2nd Straight Month

    The state used 31 percent less water last month than in July 2013, surpassing the target of 25 percent in the second month of mandatory statewide cutbacks.
  • USC Coach’s Alcohol Expense Reports At University Of Washington Under Scrutiny

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —  USC Football Coach Steve Sarkisian is finding himself in more hot water.
    Last weekend, he mixed alcohol and medication and was heard during a pep rally swearing and acting inappropriately.
    He apologized for the display.
    Now, some alcohol expense accounts he filed asking for reimbursement are being questioned.
    A report in the Seattle Times says Sarkisian was reimbursed for more than $1,000 for alcohol while he was a coach at the University of Washington.
  • LA Woman Lists College Diploma On eBay For $50,000

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A Los Angeles woman has decided to sell her college diploma because it’s “never been used to get a job before.”
    Stephanie Ritter listed the diploma from Florida State University on eBay for $50,000 and described it as in “mint condition.”
    “Why waste four years of your life going to a state school for a piece of paper when you can just buy mine?” she wrote in the ad.
    She continued: “I graduated from Florida State Univ
  • Vault Fire Temporarily Knocks Out Power To Customers In Long Beach

    LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say another electric vault fire in Long Beach temporarily knocked out power to customers Thursday afternoon.
    Electricity was out for what was described as a “large swath” of the city around 3 p.m.
    According to the city of Long Beach, the area north of downtown was affected.
    The Public Works Department says power went out between Magnolia Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard from Hill Street to 16th Street.
    Firefighters found smoke coming fro
  • Army Sgt. First Class Brought To Tears After Theft Of Irreplaceable Keepsakes

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — Memories of his beloved grandfather and the theft of irreplaceable keepsakes brought Army Sgt. First Class Jeremy Poirier to tears on Thursday.
    “We moved from a three bedroom house to an apartment while I was on this assignment. You know, what if it was in a closet? What if it was in the car? Would it have been safer? And you just don’t know,” he said.
    The Fountain Valley resident had a large plastic storage tub filled with family memorabilia
  • Nestle Sued Over Alleged Use Of Slave Labor In Cat Food Supply Chain

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Nestle SA was sued in Los Angeles on Thursday over allegations that its Fancy Feast cat food contains fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labor.
    The lawsuit, filed in federal court, alleges that Nestle — which has its U.S. headquarters in Glendale — violated laws prohibiting false advertising and unfair competition because its supplier uses forced labor to harvest fish used in the cat food. The suit was filed by
  • HR Pros Offer Tips For Those Seeking For New Career Opportunities

    Whether you are looking to move positions within a company or find something new within the Los Angeles area, you need to prepare. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.
  • Hesperia Man, 28, Charged With Murdering 35-Year-Old Girlfriend Inside Burbank Home

    BURBANK (CBSLA.com)  —  Officials have formally charged a 28-year-old Hesperia man with the murder of his 35-year-old girlfriend inside a Burbank home both were staying.
    Authorities said Timothy Aguilar Andrade was charged Thursday with stabbing his girlfriend to death inside the bedroom of a Burbank home located in the 1900 block of Richard Street, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
    Timothy Aguilar Andrade fatally stabbed Brandi Carrasco by stabbi
  • Hesperia Man, 28, Charged In Killing Of 35-Year-Old Girlfriend Inside Burbank Home

    BURBANK (CBSLA.com) — Officials have formally charged a 28-year-old Hesperia man with the killing of his 35-year-old girlfriend inside a Burbank home where both were staying.
    Authorities said Timothy Aguilar Andrade was charged Thursday with stabbing his girlfriend to death inside the bedroom of a Burbank home in the 1900 block of Richard Street, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
    Timothy Aguilar Andrade fatally stabbed Brandi Carrasco by stabbing
  • ‘It’s My Hair, I Swear’ Insists Trump In Responding To LA Radio Show Host’s Nickname

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — “It’s my hair, I swear,” said Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Thursday in responding to a local radio show host who criticized his hair.
    At a rally Thursday in Greenville, South Carolina, Trump slammed an article which mentions a Latino radio personality who’s known as “El Mandril.”
    “El Mandril” broadcasts out of Los Angeles and has been referring to Trump as “the man of the toupee.”
    &
  • Brothers Charged With Hammer Murder Of 44-Year-Old La Puente Neighbor

    LA PUENTE (CBSLA.com)  — Authorities have charged two La Puente brothers for the fatal bearing of a neighbor.
    The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Flavio Macias Jr., 28, and and Jonathan Macias, 24, have each been charged with one count of murder.
    The felony complaint includes a special allegation that the older brother used deadly and dangerous weapons (hammer and blocks) during the commission of the crime.
    The charging document also alleges Flavio was pr

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