• Santa Ana SWAT Team Raids Internet Cafe

    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — A Santa Ana SWAT team raided an Internet cafe early Thursday evening.
    As CBSLA Orange County reporter Michele Gile reports, many people were walked out of Happy Times Internet Cyber Cafe.
    It was a surprise operation by Santa Ana SWAT.
    Officers swarmed the 17th Street business looking for criminals and illegal activity.
    Police say complaints from the community is what prompted the raid. They want gangsters and guns off the streets.
    SWAT members in armored cars
  • Homeless Man Murdered At Santa Monica Pier

    SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) – A homeless man was found murdered in the area of the Santa Monica Pier Thursday morning.
    The victim was discovered at 6:40 a.m. under the pier by city workers, according to Santa Monica police. The victim had head injuries consistent with being struck with a blunt object.
    No suspect has been identified. The victim’s name was not immediately disclosed.
    This comes after three homeless men were viciously beaten while sleeping in downtown Los Angeles in the early m
  • Report: Mom Arrested After Allegedly Stealing Daughter’s Cell Phone

    GRANDVILLE, Mich. (CBS Local)– A Michigan mother took away her daughter’s iPhone and almost ended up going to jail for it.
    Jodie May told authorities that she took her daughter’s phone after she was punished in school.
    “I was just being a mom, a concerned parent and disciplining my daughter,” said May.
    However, May’s ex-husband called the police and reportedly told them that he owned the phone and claimed the punishment against their daughter was a c
  • Trump Star Vandalized With Jail Bars Days After Return To Walk Of Fame

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Faux jail bars were placed over Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star Thursday in the latest act of vandalism targeting the president.
    Local guerilla artist Plastic Jesus posted a video of the star with tourists and other onlookers snapping photos, along with the caption: “Trump behind bars. Finally.”
    Trump behind bars.Finally. pic.twitter.com/a3vB2DSA1R
    — Plastic Jesus (@plasticjesusart) September 20, 2018
    The star was returned to its nor
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  • Move Over Summer, Here Comes The Fall Equinox

    (CBS Local) — The season of pumpkin beverages and fall colors is officially almost here.
    The Fall equinox occurs this Saturday, September 22, at precisely 9:54 p.m. EDT and here’s what you need to know.
    Also known as the Autumnal equinox and the September equinox, the Fall equinox is technically not a day-long event, even though many choose to celebrate all day. It occurs at the moment the Sun crosses the celestial equator, the imaginary line in the sky above Earth’s Equator.
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  • 2 Children Still Missing 9 Months After Mudslides Devastated Montecito

    MONTECITO (CBSLA) — Nine months after a devastating mudslide killed 21 people in the community of Montecito in Santa Barbara County, the search continues for two missing children.
    In the coming weeks, a bucket brigade will ramp up its search for 17-year-old Jack Cantin and 2-year-old Lydia Sutthithepa, who were swept away in the Jan. 9 mudflows that killed 21 people and destroyed more than 100 homes.
    Many piles of dirt and debris sat untouched for months and were pushed aside for emer
  • Pizza Lovers Dream Job: Be A Taste Tester for $1,000 Per Day

    (CBS Local)– Have you ever wanted to get paid to eat pizza? One company is offering the opportunity of a lifetime for pizza lovers.
    Portable pizza oven company, Ooni,  is looking to hire multiple taste testers to help them develop test new recipes and products. The people hired for these positions will also provide feedback on existing products through their social media channels. Taste testers have the opportunity to make up to $1,000 per day.
    We're looking to hire Pizza Taste Tester
  • At Least 3 Killed, Several Wounded In Mass Shooting At Rite Aid Distribution Facility In Maryland

    PERRYMAN, Md. (CBS News/AP) —At least three people were killed and several more wounded in a shooting Thursday morning at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said.
    A law enforcement official with knowledge of the shooting stressed that the number of dead is based on preliminary information. The official wasn’t authorized to discuss details by name and spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press.
    The lone suspect in the shooting has been apprehe
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  • Justin Thomas Set To Donate To Hurricane Relief At Tour Championship

    Ryan Mayer
    Atlanta, GA (CBS Local)- Hurricane Florence is estimated to have caused $22 billion worth of damage in the Carolinas after it made landfall last week.
    People around the country will likely be pitching in for the relief effort including one of golf’s young superstars: Justin Thomas. Thomas announced on Thursday afternoon that he’ll be donating $1,000 for every birdie and $5,000 for every eagle that he posts during this weekend’s Tour Championship.
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  • Popular Keto Low-Carb Diet Could Have Long-Term Consequences, New Studies Reveal

    (CBS Local) – The ketogenic diet, commonly known simply as the keto diet, is all the rage these days, but new studies are casting doubt on it’s benefits.
    Sara Seidelmann, a cardiologist and nutrition researcher at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, recently published a massive study surveying the eating patterns of more than 447,000 people around the world. She discovered that eliminating entire food groups may work for a while, but you could pay a big price over time
  • Several Dead In Mass Shooting At Rite Aid Distribution Facility In Maryland

    PERRYMAN, Md. (CBS News/AP) — Multiple people were killed and multiple people were wounded in a shooting Thursday in Harford County, Maryland, authorities said.
    The lone suspect in the shooting has been apprehended and is in critical condition.
    (WJZ-TV)
    “I can confirm multiple wounded and multiple fatalities,” Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey R. Gahler said.
    Gahler said at a press conference early Thursday afternoon that there is no longer any threat at the site of the shooting.
  • Honda Center To Stop Offering Plastic Straws

    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) – The Honda Center, home of the Anaheim Ducks, is the latest venue to stop using plastic straws.
    Concessions at the indoor arena, which is owned by the city of Anaheim, will stop supplying plastic straws to customers beginning with the Ducks’ Thursday preseason home opener against the San Jose Sharks.
    Instead, recyclable paper straws will be available upon request.
    “By making the switch, we will replace an annual average of over 750,000 plastic straws,” Ho
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  • Woman Stabbed To Death Outside South LA Church, Suspect Arrested

    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A man has been arrested on murder charges in the stabbing death of a woman outside a church in South Los Angeles early Thursday morning.
    (CBS2)
    The stabbing occurred at about 3 a.m. on a sidewalk directly outside the Second Baptist Church at East 24th Street and Griffith Avenue. Los Angeles police responded to find a 55-year-old woman suffering from several lacerations.
    She was rushed to a hospital, where she died.
    A homeless man was arrested on murder charges.
  • Family Takes Search For Kidney Donor To Disneyland

    ANAHEIM (CBS13) — A Manteca family took their search for a kidney to the happiest place on earth.
    They thought Disneyland was the best place to get the most eyeballs on their message, and it’s working.
    “We never would’ve imagined that this would all happen to come from this,” said Lindsey Ballou.
    The message has gone viral for a beloved father of five.
    “In May my kidney function was about 9 percent,” said Larry Ballou (Lawrence) of Manteca. “I can&
  • ‘So Happy To Be Back Home’: Deported Army Veteran Returns To California

    AZUSA (CBSLA) — An Army veteran is back home in California after being deported to Mexico in 2010.
    “I’m so happy to be back home,” Army specialist Fabian Rebolledo told reporters, after returning home to Azusa Wednesday.
    Rebolledo served at Fort Bragg and as deployed to Kosovo in 1999 to work as a peacekeeper, retrieving bodies of Kosovan villagers who had been killed by Serbian forces. After being discharged, he returned to California and had a son.
    In 2007, he was
  • Nate Burleson: ‘Matchup To Watch Is Chargers Defense Against Rams Offense’

    Ryan Mayer
    Two weeks into the NFL season, the common refrain for all teams and commentators alike is: “It’s still early.” That said, teams that start the season 2-0 have made the playoffs at a 62 percent clip since 1990. Taking it one step further, of the 28 Super Bowl winning teams in that time period, 64 percent have started 2-0.
    While that leaves plenty of room for error, it does generate good vibes for those teams that have opened the season with consecutive victories. One
  • Jordan Peele To Serve As Host And Narrator Of ‘The Twilight Zone’ On CBS All Access

    LOS ANGELES – Sept. 20, 2018 – Next stop ahead for Jordan Peele will be The Twilight Zone, as host and narrator for the upcoming CBS All Access series, a modern reimagining of the original, which premiered in 1959. The classic role of host and narrator was made famous by creator Rod Serling, who used socially conscious storytelling to explore the human condition and culture of the times. The Twilight Zone begins production this fall and will premiere on CBS All Access in 2019. Peele
  • Magnitude-3.4 Earthquake Hits San Bernardino

    SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — Parts of the Inland Empire were jolted awake Thursday after a minor earthquake struck San Bernardino.
    The magnitude-3.4 quake struck at 5:44 a.m. about 1 miles west-southwest of San Bernardino, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake struck at a depth of about 9 miles.
    The quake was mostly felt in surrounding communities, like Fontana, Ontario and Bloomington.
    No damages or injuries were reported.
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  • Jealous Rage Leads To Stabbing In Ontario Home, Suspect Captured

    ONTARIO (CBSLA) – A man stabbed another man in an Ontario home late Wednesday night because he was jealous over the victim’s girlfriend, police said.
    (CBS2)
    Thirty-two-year-old Faustino Cardenas of Fontana has been arrested on attempted murder charges in the stabbing of a 25-year-old Bell Gardens man.
    According to Ontario police, sometime before 10:30 p.m., Cardenas stabbed the victim several times at a home in the 2700 block of South Cypress Point because he was jealous over the vic
  • Iowa State Announces Updated Plans To Honor Celia Barquin Arozamena

    Ryan Mayer
    Ames, IA (CBS Local)- Iowa State University has announced updated plans to honor golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, who was killed on Monday morning while playing a practice round at a community golf course.
    There were already plans in place to honor Barquin Arozamenz as the 2018 Cyclone Female Athlete of the Year at halftime of Iowa State’s football game against Akron on Saturday, prior to Monday’s tragedy.
    Now, the athletic department is planning on honoring her memory
  • Becky Lynch, WWE SmackDown Women’s Champ, Reveals Secret To Success

    By Chuck Carroll
    There she stood. In the center of a WWE ring in Tulsa, Oklahoma was a powerful, yet petite-framed, grappler dressed in all black. The dark color of her wardrobe matched her newly devilish persona but contrasted starkly with her full head of fiery red hair. On her face was a coy smirk, and in her eyes was the look of a fighter.
    Less than 48 hours earlier, Becky Lynch’s frustratingly long and winding journey came to an end. She had dethroned her former best friend to become
  • Vacated Los Angeles Times Complex To Be Considered For Historic-Cultural Monument Status

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The stately Times Mirror Square complex will be considered Thursday for historic-cultural monument status, a designation that could thwart a developer’s plans to demolish a 1970s addition.
    The Los Angeles Times, which vacated the complex over the summer to a new building in El Segundo, had been housed there since 1935. The newspaper had been renting its space since 2016, when its former owner, Tribune Media Co., sold the property to Canadian developer Omni
  • Over 132,000 Pounds Of Ground Beef Recalled; Meat Linked To Death & Illnesses

    (CBS Local)– The USDA is recalling ground beef products sold nationwide that are believed to be responsible for several illnesses and one death.
    The recall impacts 132,606 pounds of ground beef made by Colorado-based Cargill Meat Solutions. Recalled products were produced and packaged on June 21, 2018, and have the establishment number EST. 86R inside the USDA mark of inspection.
    One of the labels for the recalled ground beef (Image credit: USDA)
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  • Deputies Run Into Burning Apartment To Rescue Father, 1-Year-Old Boy

    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — Flames were coming out of windows and out of the roof, but two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies didn’t wait for firefighters – they ran inside to make sure everyone had come out of a burning Lancaster apartment building.
    Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies Samuel Goldstein and Tanner Harris were first on the scene of a fire that broke out at about 4 p.m. Wednesday in an apartment building off 16th Street West in Lancaster. Checking fo
  • Two Deputies Wounded, Suspect Killed In East LA Gun Battle

    EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were wounded and a suspect was killed in a gun battle Wednesday night in East L.A. following a chase.
    The deputies, each shot once in the upper torso, were in stable condition as of Thursday morning. A second suspect was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries and a third was arrested.
    Salazar Park on Sept. 20, 2018. (CBS2)
    The incident began before 6:20 p.m. when deputies responded to a report of an assault wit
  • Caught On Video: Machete Attack At Grocery Store Might Be Linked To Recent Violent Ambushes

    Police are trying to figure out if the suspect in a machete attack at a Victorville Food-4-Less in March is the same person who attacked a woman and a girl with a similar weapon just weeks ago.
    VICTORVILLE (CBSLA) — Police are trying to figure out if the suspect in a machete attack at a Victorville Food-4-Less in March is the same person who attacked a woman and a girl with a similar weapon just weeks ago.
    The store’s surveillance video shows the suspect casually strolling throu
  • Puig Pinch-Hit Home Run Leads Dodgers To Sweep Of The Rockies, 5-2

    LOS ANGELES (AP)  — Pinch-hitter Yasiel Puig slugged a tie-breaking, three-run homer in the seventh inning that sent the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Wednesday night to increase their NL West lead to 2½ games.
    Walker Buehler struck out a career-high 12 and the Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the second-place Rockies, giving the defending NL champions their largest division lead this season. They outscored Colorado 16-6 in the series, with homers
  • A’s Pummel The Angels, 10-0

    OAKLAND (AP)  — Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run homer and matched his career high with five RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-0 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
    Oakland moved within four games of first-place Houston in the AL West and stayed 2 1/2 behind the New York Yankees for the top wild card. The A’s are 5 1/2 games ahead of streaking Tampa Bay for the second wild card with 10 to play.
    Jed Lowrie and Piscotty each hit a tw
  • A’s Pummel Angels, 10-0

    OAKLAND (AP)  — Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run homer and matched his career high with five RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-0 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
    Oakland moved within four games of first-place Houston in the AL West and stayed 2 1/2 behind the New York Yankees for the top wild card. The A’s are 5 1/2 games ahead of streaking Tampa Bay for the second wild card with 10 to play.
    Jed Lowrie and Piscotty each hit a tw
  • Man At Center Of 3D-Printed Gun Dispute Charged With Child Sex Assault

    (CBS News) — A warrant for the Texas man at the center of a heated national case about the distribution of 3D-printing gun blueprints was issued Wednesday, accusing him of sexually assaulting a juvenile girl, according to an affidavit.
    Police say they received a call Aug. 22 from an adult described as a counselor, who said her client, a juvenile, had told her she had sex with a 30-year-old man. The girl, who police say is 16, later identified that man as Cody Wilson, ac

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