• Whittier Police Officer Accused Of Lewd Acts With 2 Underage Females

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA (CBSLA)  —  Authorities have arrested a Whittier Police Officer and accused him of committing lewd acts on two underage females.
    Officials believe there may be more victims.
    This past Sunday, detectives from the Rancho Cucamonga Police Station were notified by the Whittier Police Department about a possible sexual assault of a 12-year-old that occurred in Rancho Cucamonga in April 2018.
    Sheriff’s detectives interviewed the victim and her mother in Whittier.
  • 6-Day Teachers Strike Cost LAUSD $151 Million

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The six-day teachers strike and the steep drop in attendance will cost the Los Angeles Unified School District more than $151 million.
    As teachers return to the classroom Wednesday, more than 600,000 students are expected to return with them. “A vast super-majority” of the more than 30,000 members of United Teachers Los Angeles voted to approve the tentative agreement hammered out over the long holiday weekend, with the help of Los Angeles Mayor Eric
  • ‘Congestion Pricing’ To Alleviate Traffic Could Be Coming To LA

    How can congestion be combated in Los Angeles? Metro says it has some ideas, but it will cost drivers.
  • Santa Ana Man Accused Of Threatening Parkland Victims

    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) – A Santa Ana man is facing charges of using Instagram to send threatening messages to victims of the Parkland, Florida mass killing.
    Brandon Fleury was arrested Jan. 18 by the FBI and made an appearance in court in Santa Ana where he was granted bail. He is due in court again in Miami on Jan. 28, said Laura Eimiller of the FBI. Fleury is accused of cyberstalking and threats in interstate communications, according to the FBI affidavit in the case.
    The alleged threatening
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  • Search For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Bicyclist In Highland

    HIGHLAND (CBSLA) — A man who beat cancer was killed riding his bicycle in the City of Highland and the driver who hit him did not stop to help out.
    53-year-old Dereck Alexander was riding his bicycle home on Sterling Avenue in Highland Monday night when a driver hit him in the roadway.
    The impact sent his body up onto the sidewalk here he died in the reflective safety vest he wore to make himself more visible to drivers in the dark.
    “He always had it on, so I’m sure t
  • LAUSD Teachers Set To Return To Classrooms Wednesday Following Vote To End Strike

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – An agreement on a new contract that will end the first Los Angeles teachers strike in 30 years has been approved, United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl said Tuesday night.
    With “a vast super-majority” of teachers voting to approve the tentative agreement according to an early count, Caputo-Pearl said the agreement is assured of being ratified, sending teachers back to their classrooms Wednesday, Caputo-Pearl said.
    The agreement also requi
  • Search Continues For Missing Moreno Valley Teen

    MORENO VALLEY (CBSLA) – The Moreno Valley community continues to search for a 16-year-old girl who vanished more than a week ago.
    Aranda Isabel Briones, 16, was last seen at the Moreno Valley Community Park Jan. 13 around 2 p.m. Since then, family members have passed out flyers and organized a search party in hopes of finding the teen.
    “We haven’t been able to sleep, eat. I haven’t been able to function at work. That’s all I think about,” said Aranda&rsqu
  • Pop-Up Food Pantry At John Wayne Airport Offers Relief For Furloughed TSA Workers

    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — It’s Day 2 at the pop-up food pantry at John Wayne Airport, where a conference room was transformed Monday into a mini-mart for furloughed federal workers.
    Nearly 100 TSA employees visited this pantry in the first 24 hours, where tables were stacked with donated produce, canned goods, potatoes, hygiene items, and even a refrigerator stocked with milk and eggs.
    Second Harvest Food bank set up shop on the arrival level at Orange County’s Airport to service the
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  • Teachers Set To Vote On Tentative Deal To End LAUSD Strike

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Union leaders and administrators with the Los Angeles Unified School District announced a tentative deal Tuesday that could send teachers back to the classroom tomorrow, ending the first Los Angeles teachers strike in 30 years.
    The deal sending teachers for the second largest school district in the nation back to work was announced at a news conference at City Hall with Mayor Eric Garcetti, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and United Teachers Los Angeles President
  • Tuesday Declared Justin Turner Day For Dodgers Third Baseman’s Dedication To Service

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles City Council declared Tuesday “Justin Turner Day” in honor of the Dodgers third baseman’s charity work and impact on the community.
    The recognition is part of the Dodgers’ 16th annual community service week, which will have the team and its players participate in a number of activities and events.
    Turner, 34, was a big contributor to the Dodgers’ season, batting .312 for the year. In Game 5 of the NL Championship Ser
  • More People In LA Watched Patriots-Chiefs Than Rams-Saints

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots play in Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3 but the Pats have already won the TV ratings battle in the LA market.
    According to Wall Street Journal media reporter Joe Flint, 2.1 million people in LA watched the Rams defeat the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Championship Game while 2.5 million watched the Patriots beat the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game.
    In LA, 2.1 million watched Rams – Saints whi
  • Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Of Irvine Dad At Malibu Creek State Park

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A man accused of killing a research scientist who was camping with his two young daughters last June in Malibu Creek State Park plead not guilty Tuesday to murder and other charges.
    Anthony Rauda entered the not guilty plea through his attorney.
    Tristan Beaudette, a 35-year-old chemist from Irvine, was found fatally shot last June while camping with his two- and four-year-old daughters. The girls were not hurt, but were listed as victims of attempted murder in the fel
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  • SUPER BOWL LIII: What You Need To Know

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Just three seasons after relocating back to Los Angeles, the Rams are headed for football’s biggest stage.
    Here’s what you need to know about Super Bowl LIII:
    When is the 2019 Super Bowl?Super Bowl LIII will take place on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019.
    What time does the game start?Kickoff is slated for 3:30 p.m. PT.
    Who is in Super Bowl LIII?The L.A. Rams are taking on the New England Patriots.
    Where is the game being played?
    Atlanta will host its third Super Bowl
  • Petition Demanding Rams-Saints Rematch Garners Hundreds Of Thousands Of Signatures

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A Change.org petition demanding that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell issue a rematch of the NFC title game between the Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints — following the controversial missed pass interference call — has garnered hundreds of thousands of signatures.
    The petition, posted by Saints fan Terry Cassreino, asks that the NFL replay the game next Sunday, Jan. 27.
    Tommylee Lewis of the Saints drops a pass broken up by Nickell Robey-Coleman o
  • CBS Sports Opens Its 2019 Golf Coverage

    By Norm Elrod
    (CBS SF/CBS Local) — Golf season is upon us, though the weather may suggest otherwise in parts of the country. CBS Sports tees off its 2019 golf coverage with the Farmers Insurance Open this weekend from Torrey Pines in San Diego, where winter is little more than theoretical. Tiger Woods, winner of eight events here, is among the favorites, along with Jon Rahm and Justin Rose. Anticipation is high, as the legend looks to follow up on his surprisingly strong comeback season.
    C
  • Starbucks To Begin Delivering Coffee In LA

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Starbucks lovers will soon be able to get their coffee delivered right to their door.
    The coffee giant announced it is launching a new delivery service Tuesday in San Francisco, which it will then roll out to Los Angeles and a handful of other U.S. cities in the coming weeks. The service, known as Starbucks Delivers, is a joint partnership with Uber Eats.
    Delivery orders will include a $2.49 booking fee and customers will need to download the Uber Eats app.
    Starbucks
  • ‘Help Me’: Terrified Woman Whispers Plea To Visiting Deputy After Being Strangled, Raped

    GASTONIA, N.C. (CBS Local) — A police officer in North Carolina was in the right place at the right time to rescue the victim of a violent rape.
    Gaston County Sheriff’s Corporal Brandon Putnam said he was delivering paperwork in a domestic violence case on Saturday at a home in Gastonia.
    “Like any other day, go to the door, knock on the door,” Putnam told CBS affiliate WBTV. “I knocked several times, no answer.”
    Putman said he was about to leave when a woman c
  • Human Remains Found Along Canyon Road In Malibu

    MALIBU (CBSLA) — Authorities are in Malibu Tuesday investigating human remains that were found along a canyon road.
    The human remains were discovered late Monday afternoon at the intersection of Latigo Canyon Road and Calicut Road, which leads to a gated, private community.
    Homicide investigators and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office had to wait until daylight on Tuesday to investigate the grisly discovery.
    Sheriff’s officials say no further information is available
  • ‘Miracle’ Puppy That Survived Attempted Euthanasia Finds Forever Home

    DAVENPORT, Iowa (CBS Local) — A puppy that survived attempted euthanasia has found a forever home after his incredible story of survival went viral.
    Rudolph, a 7 to 8-month-old pit bull mix, was euthanized at an overcrowded shelter in Oklahoma. But it didn’t work. And when Rudolph woke up, the veterinarian refused to do it again.
    That’s when he was taken to King’s Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter in Davenport, Iowa.
    “He was at a shelter that was full so the vet eu
  • Phil Simms: Changing P.I. To Reviewable Play Would Cause More Problems Than Fixes

    Ryan Mayer
    (CBS LA/CBS Local) The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots will meet in Super Bowl LIII, but their championship game victories have been overshadowed by questions about the officiating and NFL rules in both games.
    For the Rams, the controversy surrounds a non-call that took place on the Saints’ final drive of regulation. On 3rd-and-10 from the Rams 13, Drew Brees threw a pass towards the sidelines intended for wide receiver Tommylee Lewis. While the pass was off-target, de
  • Video: Moose Chases Snowboarders At Breckenridge Ski Resort

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (CBS Denver) — A moose sent Colorado snowboarders scrambling on Sunday — after charging at them on a run at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Lo Drogsvold captured the scary chase on video.
    “We got charged by a moose on our snowboards today!” Drogsvold wrote on Facebook. She said the moose chased them for a half a mile “with no signs of letting up.”
    “I ducked into a tree well because I was losing speed and he was closing in on me fast. I hid b
  • The Westbrook, Maine Ice Disc Now Has Its Own Webcam

    WESTBROOK, MAINE (CBS Boston) — Want to keep an eye on the Maine ice disc? The natural phenomenon in Westbrook now has its own webcam.
    A look at the ice disc on Jan. 22, 2019. (Image credit: Chris Horvat/Brown University)
    Brown University researchers have worked with the city to set up the camera that takes a photo of the formation in the Presumpscot River every minute, allowing for some pretty neat time lapse footage as well.
    Check Out The Webcam Here
    The disc may have gotten even bigger
  • Deal Reached To End LAUSD Teachers’ Strike

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – After a nine-day strike which forced about 600,000 students and 34,000 teachers out of the classroom, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the teachers’ union reached a tentative deal Tuesday following five straight days of marathon talks.
    The deal sending teachers for the second largest school district in the nation back to work was announced at a news conference at City Hall with Mayor Eric Garcetti, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and United T
  • Bud Light Promises Free Beer To LA If Rams Win Super Bowl

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The L.A. Rams will have more than just the Lombardi Trophy as incentive when they take on the New England Patriots Feb. 3 in Atlanta.
    Anheuser-Busch has promised that it will give out free Bud Light to the city that wins the Super Bowl.
    “You win the Super Bowl, we bring the beer,” the company wrote in a short video posted to Bud Light’s twitter account.
    The company made the same promise last year to Philadelphia. When the Eagles won, Bud Light follow
  • 3 Juveniles Arrested After Vehicle Crashes Into Police Station

    MILLCREEK, Utah (CBS Local) — Three juveniles who allegedly crashed a stolen vehicle into a Utah police station Monday morning and then fled the scene have been taken into custody, CBS affiliate KUTV reports.
    Police say a 14-year-old boy who was driving the vehicle lost control, slid off a road and crashed into the Unified Police Department (UPD) Millcreek precinct at approximately 6:40 a.m.
    BREAKING UPDATEMillcreek police station hit by this car around 6:30AM. All 3 juveniles are in custo
  • Woman Who Underwent Historic Double Transplant Surgery To Get New Kidney

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A woman who made history as the first person in the Western U.S. to have double transplant surgeries for her heart and liver will undergo a third transplant Tuesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
    In 1998, Christine Galan made surgical history when she underwent double transplant surgery for her heart and liver.
    However, a few years ago, Galan’s kidney started to fail. So she went on to matchingdonors.com, and a perfect stranger volunteered to donate her ki
  • High Blood Pressure Medication Recalled For Cancer-Causing Ingredient

    CRANBURY, NJ (CBS Baltimore) — Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. has voluntarily recalled one lot of Irbesartan and seven lots of Irbesartan HCTZ Tablets due to a detection of trace amount of an unexpected impurity found in an ingredient.
    Prinston is only recalling lots of Irbesartan-containing products that contain Nnitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) above the acceptable daily intake levels released by the FDA.
    “N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods,
  • Woman Escapes After Driving Alleged Kidnapper To Police Station

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (CBS Local) — An Indiana woman who was forced at gunpoint to drive to an apartment complex outsmarted her captor by driving him to the police station instead, authorities said.
    The 25-year-old victim ran into the lobby of the Bloomington Police Department early Sunday morning saying a man had been holding her at gunpoint.
    “Good for her for watching her surroundings, realizing that she was passing the police department and having the courage to stop the vehicle,
  • LA Teachers Rally As Strike Drags On

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District and the teachers’ union were slated to hold their sixth straight day of marathon talks Tuesday to try and end the strike which has forced about 600,000 students and 30,000 teachers out of the classroom.
    A joint news conference with Mayor Eric Garcetti, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl was scheduled for 9:30 a.m.
    Teachers and their supporters hold
  • Thompson, Warriors Easily Dispatch Injury-Plagued Lakers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nothing could stop Klay Thompson, certainly not the Lakers’ defense.
    The Golden State Warriors made sure of it, too, setting screens and calling plays for the star guard, who tied an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range on his way to scoring 44 points in a 130-111 victory Monday night.
    Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors scores on a layup past Josh Hart of the Los Angeles Lakers during a 130-111 Warriors win at Staples Center on Jan.

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