• California Added To New York’s Coronavirus Quarantine List

    California Added To New York’s Coronavirus Quarantine List
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — All travelers headed to New York from California will be required to quarantine for 14 days due to a recent spike in new COVID-19 cases and other coronavirus metrics.
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo added eight states to New York’s quarantine list, which was first announced on June 24. There are now 16 states on the list.
    “As an increasing number of states around the country fight significant community spread, New York is taking action to maintain the precariou
  • LA County Supervisors Push Sheriff Villanueva For Transparency On Deputy Shootings

    LA County Supervisors Push Sheriff Villanueva For Transparency On Deputy Shootings
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a number of motions designed to push Sheriff Alex Villanueva to be more transparent and cooperative with the Office of the Inspector General’s investigations into fatal shootings by sheriff’s deputies.
    Supervisor Kathryn Barger voted in favor of motions aimed at making the sheriff’s department more transparent. (Credit: CBSLA)
    “L.A. County has been facing an epidemic for years: system
  • West Nile Virus Reemerges In Long Beach, Marking City’s First Human Case Of 2020

    West Nile Virus Reemerges In Long Beach, Marking City’s First Human Case Of 2020
    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — The West Nile virus reemerged in the Southland on Tuesday, with the city of Long Beach reporting its first human case of the year.
    The patient is a person in their 60s and is currently in the hospital, according to the city’s health department.
    This is the second case of West Nile virus reported in California this year. The first occurred in Stanislaus County in the Central Valley.
    “While the world is focused on COVID-19 prevention and response, this is an
  • Orange County Reports Over 1,000 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Additional Deaths

    Orange County Reports Over 1,000 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Additional Deaths
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Orange County health officials reported 1,010 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths Tuesday.
    The county’s total number of cases now stands at 18,892  cases while the total number of fatalities rose to 369.
    The caseload reported Tuesday reflects specimen collections dating back two weeks, Orange County CEO Frank Kim said.
    The number of hospitalized patients jumped from 634 on Monday to 659 on Tuesday, with the number of patients in intensive care incr
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  • Southland Universities Weigh Impact Of ICE Directive On International Students

    Southland Universities Weigh Impact Of ICE Directive On International Students
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Universities across the Southland Tuesday said they were reviewing a directive from federal immigration authorities that could force thousands of international students out of the country if schools offer online-only courses due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
    On Monday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that international students would not be allowed to remain in the country if the classes they were taking were solely online.
    “The U.S. De
  • LA County Reports Over 4,000 New Coronavirus Cases, 46 More Deaths

    LA County Reports Over 4,000 New Coronavirus Cases, 46 More Deaths
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County health officials reported 4,015 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, attributing about half of the cases to a backlog from a single lab from Thursday through Sunday.
    With another 218 cases reported in Long Beach, the county’s total number of cases sits at 120,757.
    The county also reported 49 more deaths, including three reported in Long Beach, bringing the county’s death toll to 3,582.
    The rate of people testing positive for coronavirus con
  • Brush Fire Breaks Out In Simi Valley

    Brush Fire Breaks Out In Simi Valley
    SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA) — A brush fire is burning off the 118 Freeway near Rocky Peak in Simi Valley.
    The California Highway Patrol has shut down at least two westbound lanes of the freeway at Kuehner Drive.#KuehnerIncident firefighters are responding to a brush fire on the side of 118 near rockey peak. Slow down in the area as FF will be working on and near the road way. @VCFD pic.twitter.com/GycL5IxQb1
    — VCFD PIO (@VCFD_PIO) July 7, 2020This is a breaking news story. More information w
  • Man Wanted For Exposing Himself, Sexually Assaulting Woman At Covina Laundromat

    Man Wanted For Exposing Himself, Sexually Assaulting Woman At Covina Laundromat
    COVINA (CBSLA) — Police are searching for a man they say sexually assaulted a woman at a Covina coin laundromat.
    A woman told police she had seen the man touching himself inside the laundromat, 314 N. Azusa Ave., at about 3:30 p.m. Monday. She said he came up behind her and surprised her, then ejaculated on her leg and clothes, according to Covina police.
    The man was described as a white man about 5-foot-5 with a thin build, between 25 and 30 years old, with a goatee and brown hair. He wor
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  • Police: Man In Gas Mask Breaks Into Fumigated Ventura Home, Takes Off With Safe Containing $20K In Cash

    Police: Man In Gas Mask Breaks Into Fumigated Ventura Home, Takes Off With Safe Containing $20K In Cash
    VENTURA (CBSLA) — Police asked for the public’s help Tuesday to identify a man who broke into a house that was being fumigated and stole a safe containing thousands in cash and other valuables.
    (credit: Ventura Police Department)
    Police say the man broke into a home in the 9500 block of Las Cruces Street at about 1 a.m. on June 25.
    The home was being fumigated, so the man apparently took precautions by donning a gas mask before breaking in.
    Surveillance video captured the man carryin
  • California Sues Over Rule That Would Divert Millions From CARES Act Toward Private Schools

    California Sues Over Rule That Would Divert Millions From CARES Act Toward Private Schools
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The State of California is suing the Department of Education over a billion-and-a-half dollars from the CARES Act that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to go toward private schools.
    Xavier Becerra, along with state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, announced the lawsuit Tuesday.
    DeVos issued a rule last month that critics say would divert hundreds of millions of aid from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, to
  • LA County Votes To Initiate Plan To Close Men’s Central Jail Within The Year

    LA County Votes To Initiate Plan To Close Men’s Central Jail Within The Year
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Tuesday to initiate a plan to close Men’s Central Jail in within the year.
    “LA County is prioritizing our ‘care first, jails last’ approach to criminal justice to demonstrate our commitment to racial and economic justice,” said Supervisor Hilda Solis.
    “Closing Men’s Central Jail will restore dignity to our communities. People are not made whole
  • ‘There Are Always Two Sides To The Story And Then There’s The Truth’: Keith David On ‘NCIS: New Orleans’

    ‘There Are Always Two Sides To The Story And Then There’s The Truth’: Keith David On ‘NCIS: New Orleans’
    (CBS Local)– Keith David has been in a lot of great movies and TV shows during his storied Hollywood career, but few have been as important and timely as his appearance on CBS’s “NCIS: New Orleans.”
    The 3x Emmy Award winner appeared on episode 17 of the show’s sixth season called “Biased” in March. In the episode, a White New Orleans police officer shoots a Black Navy officer in the middle of a party. David’s character Gene Holloway is a Black New
  • Investigators Determine Target Shooting Ignited Mount R Brush Fire, Seek Person Of Interest

    Investigators Determine Target Shooting Ignited Mount R Brush Fire, Seek Person Of Interest
    SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — San Bernardino National Forest officials are seeking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest seen leaving the Mount R Fire that erupted Friday afternoon.
    Investigators have determined the preliminary cause of the Mount R Fire was related to target shooting.
    According to officials, a person or persons were seen in a black sedan Audi with a broken left taillight leaving the fire’s point of origin along City Creek Road.
    The person or persons
  • Brush Fire Erupts In Mission Hills, Transformer Explosion May Be To Blame

    Brush Fire Erupts In Mission Hills, Transformer Explosion May Be To Blame
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Firefighters early Tuesday afternoon were battling a five-acre brush fire possibly linked to a transformer explosion in the Mission Hills neighborhood of the San Fernando Valley.
    July 7, 2020. (CBSLA)
    The fire was reported at 11:40 a.m. in the 15000 block of West Mission Hills Road, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
    It was burning in the area of the Providence Holy Cross Medical Center. One building was exposed, the fire department said. Its unclear if the
  • 5-Acre Brush Fire Erupts In Mission Hills

    5-Acre Brush Fire Erupts In Mission Hills
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Firefighters early Tuesday afternoon were battling a 5-acre brush fire possibly linked to a transformer explosion in the Mission Hills neighborhood of the San Fernando Valley.
    The fire was reported at 11:40 a.m. in the 15000 block of West Mission Hills Road, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
    Firefighters discovered the blaze after initially being called to a report of an explosion, the fire department said.
    Officials are looking into whether a transformer
  • 2 Men Arrested In Looting Of REI, Vans Stores In Santa Monica

    2 Men Arrested In Looting Of REI, Vans Stores In Santa Monica
    SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) — Two men have been arrested in connection with looting at REI and Vans stores in Santa Monica after protests turned violent.
    Sebastian Martinez, 24, of El Segundo, and 20-year-old Christopher Gutierrez, of Los Angeles, were arrested last Thursday after being stopped by Manhattan Beach police officers, Santa Monica police spokesman Lt. Joseph Cortez said.
    (credit: Santa Monica Police Department)
    The REI and Vans stores in Santa Monica were both ransacked on May 31 when
  • LA County Health Officials Create Text-Based Coronavirus Survey To Help Track Community Impact

    LA County Health Officials Create Text-Based Coronavirus Survey To Help Track Community Impact
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The county Department of Public Health announced Tuesday a voluntary text message-based survey that will send weekly health inquiries to participants in hopes of better tracking the impact of the coronavirus in specific communities.
    Residents are able to participate in the “Angelenos in Action” survey. The results will remain confidential.
    In a statement, public health director Barbara Ferrer called it “an easy way for people to get involved in helpi
  • LA Reopens Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Centers

    LA Reopens Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Centers
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – This weekend, the city of Los Angeles will reopen its household hazardous waste disposal centers after shuttering them more than three-and-a-half-months ago because of the coronavirus pandemic.
    A SAFE disposal center. Undated photo. (LASAN)
    All seven Solvents Automotive Flammables and Electronic (SAFE) disposal centers will reopen this Saturday, the L.A. Sanitation & Environment department (LASAN) announced Tuesday.
    The centers have been closed since March 21.
    Cus
  • Caught On Video: Woman Wanted In South Gate Killing Of Kitten

    Caught On Video: Woman Wanted In South Gate Killing Of Kitten
    SOUTH GATE (CBSLA) — A woman is wanted Tuesday after being caught on surveillance video carrying off a kitten who was later found dead on a South Gate street.
    (credit: Candice Esquivel)
    In a Facebook post, Candice Esquivel posted images of the woman with orange hair walking onto a porch.
    One of the images she posted was of the kitten’s body lying on a street.
    Security video shows the woman walking up to the porch carrying a bag, a sweatshirt and a face mask under her chin unlatching
  • Disgraced Ex-LA City Councilman Mitch Englander Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charges

    Disgraced Ex-LA City Councilman Mitch Englander Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charges
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander plead guilty Tuesday to federal charges for his role in an ongoing “pay-to-play” scheme in which major real estate developers bribed L.A. City Hall officials.
    FILE — Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander who also serves as Chairman of the Public Safety Committee speaks during a meeting on Jan. 25, 2013. (credit: CBS)
    The 49-year-old Englander — who represented L.A. Council District 12
  • Disgraced Ex-LA City Councilman Mitch Englander Pleads Guilty Monday To Corruption Charges

    Disgraced Ex-LA City Councilman Mitch Englander Pleads Guilty Monday To Corruption Charges
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander plead guilty Tuesday to federal charges for his role in an ongoing “pay-to-play” scheme in which major real estate developers bribed L.A. City Hall officials.
    FILE — Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander who also serves as Chairman of the Public Safety Committee speaks during a meeting on Jan. 25, 2013. (credit: CBS)
    The 49-year-old Englander — who represented L.A. Council District 12
  • Fans Can Be At Angels Season Opener With $89 Cutouts Of Themselves

    Fans Can Be At Angels Season Opener With $89 Cutouts Of Themselves
    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Angels will open their season July 24 at Oakland with cutouts of fans in the stands, Major League Baseball announced.
    Local health and safety guidelines prohibit fans from attending games at the Oakland Coliseum this season – but fans can still make their presence known by buying a cutout of themselves.
    Cutouts are $89 each for general fans and $49 each for A’s Access members. The $129 cutouts that will be placed in the “Foul Ball Zone&rd
  • 1 Hospitalized With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound After Report Of Active Shooter At Marine Corps Base In Twentynine Palms

    1 Hospitalized With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound After Report Of Active Shooter At Marine Corps Base In Twentynine Palms
    TWENTYNINE PALMS (CBSLA) — A shelter-in-place order for the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms has been lifted after reports of an active shooter Tuesday.#BREAKING: The shelter in place order for the installation has been lifted. An individual sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound at approximately 8:30 a.m. (1/2)
    — U.S. Marines (@USMC) July 7, 2020Gunshots were first reported at about 6:30 a.m. The Marine Corps says military police immediately cordoned off t
  • 1 Hospitalized With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound After Report Of Active Shooter At Marine Base In Twentynine Palms

    1 Hospitalized With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound After Report Of Active Shooter At Marine Base In Twentynine Palms
    TWENTYNINE PALMS (CBSLA) — A shelter-in-place order for the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms has been lifted after reports of an active shooter Tuesday.#BREAKING: The shelter in place order for the installation has been lifted. An individual sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound at approximately 8:30 a.m. (1/2)
    — U.S. Marines (@USMC) July 7, 2020Gunshots were first reported at about 6:30 a.m. The Marine Corps says immediately military police cordoned off t
  • Halle Berry Pulls Out Of Transgender Film Role, Apologizes

    Halle Berry Pulls Out Of Transgender Film Role, Apologizes
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Actress Halle Berry Monday night said she has pulled out of a movie project in which she was allegedly slated to portray a transgender character following controversy over comments she made last week while discussing the role.
    Actress Halle Berry arrives for the Los Angeles special screening of Lionsgate’s “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” at the TCL Chinese Theatre on May 15, 2019, in Hollywood. (Getty Images)
    Berry came under fire after dis
  • Laugh Factory To Unveil Massive 148-Foot Black Lives Matter Mural In Hollywood

    Laugh Factory To Unveil Massive 148-Foot Black Lives Matter Mural In Hollywood
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – The Laugh Factory In Hollywood will unveil a massive Black Lives Matter mural Tuesday afternoon honoring those who have lost their lives to police brutality.
    A new 148-foot mural honoring those who have lost their lives to police brutality was being unveiled outside the Laugh Factory in Hollywood on July 7, 2020. (CBSLA)
    The 148-foot mural, commissioned by Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu, is purported to be the largest in the nation paying tribute to BLM.
    “T
  • Active Shooter Reported At Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center In Twentynine Palms

    Active Shooter Reported At Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center In Twentynine Palms
    TWENTYNINE PALMS (CBSLA) — An active shooter has been reported Tuesday at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms.#BREAKING: We are aware of reports of an active shooter at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center – Twentynine Palms. More to follow.
    — U.S. Marines (@USMC) July 7, 2020A shooter was first reported at about 6:30 a.m. A suspect is reportedly in custody.
    It’s not clear if anyone has been shot or injured.
    The base, located about 150 miles eas
  • Laugh Factory To Unveil Massive 148-Foot Black Lives Matter Mural

    Laugh Factory To Unveil Massive 148-Foot Black Lives Matter Mural
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – The Laugh Factory In Hollywood will unveil a massive Black Lives Matter mural Tuesday afternoon honoring those who have lost their lives to police brutality.
    The Laugh Factory in Hollywood, Calif., in June 2020. (CBSLA)
    The 148-foot mural, commissioned by Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu, is purported to be the largest in the nation paying tribute to BLM.
    “This mural is an important avenue for Black artists to present societal challenges in a public and impac
  • Muirfield Village Golf Club Profile: Jack Nicklaus’s ‘Total Vision’

    Muirfield Village Golf Club Profile: Jack Nicklaus’s ‘Total Vision’
    (CBS Pittsburgh/CBS Local) — Muirfield Village Golf Club will host the PGA Tour for two consecutive weeks of the COVID-19-altered season. The run starts this week with Workday Charity Open, a one-time event that replaces the cancelled John Deere Classic. It continues next week, when the venue will host the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, which was moved from June to replace the cancelled Open Championship.
    Since the latter tournament’s inception in 1976 — and the c
  • Man Killed In Fiery Wreck In Culver City

    Man Killed In Fiery Wreck In Culver City
    CULVER CITY (CBSLA) – One man was killed and a second man was critically injured in a violent two-vehicle crash on a major Culver City street early Tuesday morning.
    July 7, 2020. (CBSLA)
    The fiery wreck occurred before 5:43 a.m. in the 6800 block of South Sepulveda Boulevard, near the intersection with Howard Hughes Parkway. One car burst into flames and a second rolled on impact, the Los Angeles Fire Department reports.
    The driver of the car which rolled died at the scene, the fire depart

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