• Culver CityBus Says Fare Collection, Front-Door Boarding To Resume Monday

    Culver CityBus Says Fare Collection, Front-Door Boarding To Resume Monday
    CULVER CITY (CBSLA) — Culver CityBus announced Friday that fare collection and front-door boarding would resume starting Monday.
    The service initially announced the temporary suspension of fare collection for passengers on March 30 due to the coronavirus pandemic. CityBus also began implementing safety measures such as rear-door boarding, mandating face covers for operators and passengers, physical distancing protocols and increased cleaning.
    “Many of our current changes to service h
  • Water Main Break Floods Streets, Garages In Hollywood Hills

    Water Main Break Floods Streets, Garages In Hollywood Hills
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A water main break flooded the streets of a neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills in the early morning hours Thursday.
    Jan. 27, 2022. (CBSLA)
    The pipe break occurred at around 1:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of Cahuenga Boulevard, near Odin Street, just off the 101 Freeway.
    An Uber driver carrying three passengers got stuck in the water. The driver and passengers had to get out of the car and wade their way through the water.
    Some garages were also flooded.
    California Highw
  • ‘My Son Was Targeted,’ Laguna Hills High Student Spouts Racial Slurs At Black Player During Basketball Game

    ‘My Son Was Targeted,’ Laguna Hills High Student Spouts Racial Slurs At Black Player During Basketball Game
    LAGUNA HILLS (CBSLA) — A Laguna Hills High School student unleashed a flurry of racial slurs directed at the only Black player on Portola High School’s boy’s basketball team during a game last week.
    Cell phone video during a game between Laguna Hills High School and Portola High School in Laguna Hills, Calif., on Jan. 21, 2022. (Courtesy video)
    A cell phone camera captured the flurry of slurs directed at the player during the Jan. 21 varsity game between Portola High, which is
  • Sheriff’s Deputies Investing Fatal Shooting In San Gabriel

    Sheriff’s Deputies Investing Fatal Shooting In San Gabriel
    SAN GABRIEL (CBSLA) — A fatal shooting in San Gabriel prompted an investigation from Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies on Wednesday evening.
    The shooting was reported just after 10:15 p.m., on S. Prospect Avenue. When authorities arrived, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
    By the time that first responders had arrived, the suspect had already fled.
    An investigation into the incident was launched, and LACSD deputies will be assisting the San Gabriel Polic
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  • Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Fatal Shooting In San Gabriel

    Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Fatal Shooting In San Gabriel
    SAN GABRIEL (CBSLA) — A fatal shooting in San Gabriel prompted an investigation from Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies on Wednesday evening.
    The shooting was reported just after 10:15 p.m., on S. Prospect Avenue. When authorities arrived, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
    By the time that first responders had arrived, the suspect had already fled.
    An investigation into the incident was launched, and LACSD deputies will be assisting the San Gabriel Polic
  • Ag Startup And Walmart Building Tech-Operated Indoor Farm In Compton

    Ag Startup And Walmart Building Tech-Operated Indoor Farm In Compton
    COMPTON (CBSLA) – A massive indoor farm in the heart of Compton could ultimately become the new standard when it comes to growing fresh produce, and some are already calling it the future of farming.
    Walmart, and the startup company Plenty, said it’s environmentally friendly, the produce is going to taste better and that the fruits and vegetables will be hitting the shelves be the end of the year.
    “I view what we’re doing is…we’re just using new tools,”
  • Car-To-Car Shooting on 5 Freeway Prompts CHP Response, Freeway Closure

    Car-To-Car Shooting on 5 Freeway Prompts CHP Response, Freeway Closure
    SYLMAR (CBSLA) — Authorities were dispatched to the scene of a reported car-to-car shooting in Sylmar on Wednesday evening.
    Aerial footage of authorities investigating a car-to-car shooting in Sylmar on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: Sky9 Chopper, KCAL9 News)
    The shooting reportedly took place on the 5 Freeway through Sylmar.
    Initial reports disclosed that one of the two parties involved was struck in the face by a bullet. He was transported to a nearby hospital.
    The suspect fled from the
  • LAFD On Scene Of Possible DTLA High-Rise Fire; Same Location As Monday Explosion, Fire That Wounded One

    LAFD On Scene Of Possible DTLA High-Rise Fire; Same Location As Monday Explosion, Fire That Wounded One
    DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles Fire Department crews were on the scene of a fire at high-rise in Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday evening.
    Crews were called to the scene due to reports of smoke on the fourth floor.
    Early reports disclosed that the fire was at the same location of another fire that occurred on Monday.
    This is a developing story. Check back for details. 
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  • LAFD Engaged With DTLA High-Rise Fire

    LAFD Engaged With DTLA High-Rise Fire
    DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles Fire Department crews were on the scene of a fire at high-rise in Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday evening.
    Early reports disclosed that the fire was at the same location of another fire that occurred earlier in the week due to an electrical short.
    This is a developing story. Check back for details. 
  • Sheriff’s Deputies In Pursuit Of Stolen Vehicle Suspect In Norwalk

    Sheriff’s Deputies In Pursuit Of Stolen Vehicle Suspect In Norwalk
    NORWALK (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle suspect on Wednesday evening.
    According to an initial report from authorities, they had pulled the suspect over when it fled from the scene of the traffic stop, leading authorities on a chase beginning at just around 9:20 p.m. on the Southbound 5 Freeway. The suspect drove through Norwalk and into Downey.
    A spike strip was utilized early on in the pursuit, which took out at least one tire
  • Sheriff’s Deputies Detain Pursuit Suspects Wanted For Stolen Vehicle In Bell

    Sheriff’s Deputies Detain Pursuit Suspects Wanted For Stolen Vehicle In Bell
    NORWALK (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle suspect on Wednesday evening.
    According to an initial report from authorities, they had pulled the suspect over when it fled from the scene of the traffic stop, leading authorities on a chase beginning at just around 9:20 p.m. on the Southbound 5 Freeway. The suspect drove through Norwalk and into Downey.
    A spike strip was utilized early on in the pursuit, which took out at least one tire
  • Matthews Lifts Maple Leafs over Ducks, 4-3, In Shootout

    Matthews Lifts Maple Leafs over Ducks, 4-3, In Shootout
    TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored the shootout winner and the Toronto Maple Leafs got three power-play goals Wednesday night in a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.
    Mitch Marner, William Nylander and John Tavares all scored with the man advantage to give Toronto a two-goal lead in a mostly empty Scotiabank Arena because of COVID-19 restrictions.
    But a late goal in the second period by Jakob Silfverberg and another from Ducks forward Vinni Lettieri with 6:37 remaining in the third sent
  • FBI, Local Authorities Searching For ‘Green Gaiter Bandit,’ Man Wanted For Robbing More Than A Dozen Local Banks

    FBI, Local Authorities Searching For ‘Green Gaiter Bandit,’ Man Wanted For Robbing More Than A Dozen Local Banks
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An unidentified suspect known to law enforcement as the “Green Gaiter Bandit,” is wanted in connection with more than a dozen Southern California bank robberies or attempts.
    Green Gaiter Bandit (Photo Source: FBI)
    On Wednesday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with Police Seek Tips, asked for public help in identifying the suspect, who was given his nickname based on the green face and neck covering he has worn in several of the robberies. T
  • Bronze Statue Of Kobe And Gianna Bryant Placed At Calabasas Crash Site Wednesday As Temporary, 1-Day Memorial

    Bronze Statue Of Kobe And Gianna Bryant Placed At Calabasas Crash Site Wednesday As Temporary, 1-Day Memorial
    CALABASAS (CBSLA) – To commemorate the two-year anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s death, artist Dan Medina placed a bronze statue of Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, at the Calabasas hillside crash site as a one-day memorial.
    CALABASAS, CA – JANUARY 26: Artist Dan Medina poses with his bronze sculpture of Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant on January 26, 2022 in Calabasas, California. The sculpture is on display as a one-day, temporary memorial at the site of the tragic helicopter crash
  • Clippers Rally For 2nd Straight Night To Top Magic, 111-102

    Clippers Rally For 2nd Straight Night To Top Magic, 111-102
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Amir Coffey scored 19 points, Luke Kennard added 17 and the Clippers rallied to defeat the Orlando Magic 111-102 on Wednesday night, one day after Los Angeles matched the second-largest comeback in NBA history.
    The Clippers were down by maximum of 14 points on Wednesday, and trailed by two to start the fourth quarter, in which they outscored the Magic 35-24. While it wasn’t as impressive as the 35-point deficit LA rallied from against the Washington Wizards on Tu
  • Authorities Identify Gardena Man Fatally Stabbed on Saturday As Gary Godinez

    Authorities Identify Gardena Man Fatally Stabbed on Saturday As Gary Godinez
    GARDENA (CBSLA) – A 22-year-old man was stabbed to death Saturday morning in Gardena, authorities said.
    Officers were dispatched at about 2:30 a.m. to the 15100 block of Western Avenue, regarding a call of a stabbing victim in need of help, said Lt. Christopher Cuff of the Gardena Police Department.
    On Wednesday, the victim was identified as Gary Godinez. First responders to the scene of the incident found Godinez deceased in an alley on Western Avenue.
    They are still searching for a suspe
  • One Killed In Palmdale Hit-And-Run; Authorities Searching For Suspect

    One Killed In Palmdale Hit-And-Run; Authorities Searching For Suspect
    PALMDALE (CBSLA) — A man was killed in a hit-and-run that occurred in Palmdale on Tuesday evening.
    The man, whose identity has been withheld pending notification of next of kin, was struck by an unknown vehicle on 1105 East Avenue Q-4, at around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
    He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he died from injuries sustained during the hit-and-run.
    Authorities with Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigating the incident are still seeking a vehicle
  • LASD Seeks Help Locating 26-Year-Old Abraham Miguel Aguiniga Who Suffers From Schizophrenia

    LASD Seeks Help Locating 26-Year-Old Abraham Miguel Aguiniga Who Suffers From Schizophrenia
    CERRITOS (CBSLA) –  Authorities sought the public’s help Wednesday to locate a 26-year-old with schizophrenia man who was reported missing in Cerritos.
    Abraham Miguel Aguiniga was last seen about 9:45 a.m. in the 10800 block of College Place, near Cerritos College, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
    Aguiniga is Hispanic, 5-feet-8 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and dark jeans.
  • Bystander Struck By Bullet In Downtown LA Shooting On Tuesday

    Bystander Struck By Bullet In Downtown LA Shooting On Tuesday
    DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An innocent woman was shot by a stray bullet on Wednesday in Downtown Los Angeles, when a nearby argument suddenly turned into a shooting.
    Authorities investigating the incident reported that the shooting occurred on Francisco Street at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, when one of two people engaged in an argument drew a gun and fired it at the other.
    While it is unclear how many shots were fired, one woman, whose identity has been withheld, was struck.
    She was trans
  • Santa Ana Winds Set To Return On Thursday

    Santa Ana Winds Set To Return On Thursday
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — After a brief hiatus that spanned just about two days, the Santa Ana winds are set to make another appearance throughout the Southland, beginning on Thursday evening.
    A previous Santa Ana wind movement struck over the weekend, causing severe amounts of damage in several communities, most notably Claremont, where many residents had school and work canceled, while thousands went without power for the greater part of two days.
    Now, meteorologists are once again pred
  • Man Robbed In Sherman Oaks After Fender Bender

    Man Robbed In Sherman Oaks After Fender Bender
    SHERMAN OAKS (CBSLA) — Three suspects robbed a man in Sherman Oaks at gunpoint after they rear-ended his vehicle Monday afternoon.
    Security camera footage from a nearby car dealership showed what led up to the robbery. The driver, an emergency room nurse, was on his way to a nearby dealership when a white car rear-ended his vehicle.
    “When it happened I got out of the car to take some pictures and when the guys got out of the car, by accident my thumb put it on video moment,” sa
  • Riverside Man Who Worked With Disabled Adults Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Battery

    Riverside Man Who Worked With Disabled Adults Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Battery
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) – The former head of organizations geared to aiding developmentally disabled adults in the Riverside metropolitan area is suspected of sexually assaulting several of them, authorities said Wednesday.
    Alan Clyde Schwerdt, 71, of Riverside, was arrested and booked into the Robert Presley Jail in Riverside Tuesday on suspicion of sexual battery and abuse of a dependent adult. Bail information was not immediately available.
    According to Riverside police spokesman Officer
  • Bonin Says He Will Not Seek Reelection

    Bonin Says He Will Not Seek Reelection
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — On Wednesday, Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin announced that he will not run for reelection to the Westside District 11 seat.
    “This position allows me to make positive, progressive change,” Bonin tweeted. “It is a great privilege. But in the past few years, the job has forced me to focus much more of my time and energy on battling the negative instead of creating the positive. I need to reverse that dynamic.”
    Bonin said that he needs tim
  • Bonin Says He Will Not Seek Re-Election

    Bonin Says He Will Not Seek Re-Election
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — On Wednesday, Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin announced that he will not run for re-election to the Westside District 11 seat.
    “Today I announced I’ve decided not to seek reelection to the LA City Council,” Bonin tweeted.
    Bonin said that he needs time “to focus on health and wellness” after struggling with depression for years. He said that it was a “difficult, deeply personal decision,” but is confident he made the rig
  • 91 More COVID Deaths Reported In LA County, Including 15-Month-Old Child

    91 More COVID Deaths Reported In LA County, Including 15-Month-Old Child
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed its youngest victim in Los Angeles County, with health officials confirming Wednesday that a 15- month-old child was among 91 newly reported deaths from the virus.
    Details about the 15-month-old child were not released by the county Department of Public Health, but the agency confirmed the child is the “youngest resident to die of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, and a stark reminder that the virus can cause devastating outcom
  • With No Vaccine Mandate, Riverside PD Sees Spike In Officer Recruitment

    With No Vaccine Mandate, Riverside PD Sees Spike In Officer Recruitment
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) – Workplace vaccine mandates have been a flashpoint for some, with some potential employees pushing back at the idea, though one local police department without COVID vaccine requirements has seen some benefits.
    Jan. 26, 2022 (CBSLA).
    According to Sg. Juan Muñoz, who works in personnel services for the Riverside Police Department, there are a number of reasons applicants might want to work for the department.
    “It’s a very metropolitan Surf City. We have
  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Awarded $8.3 Million Grant To Study Long COVID In Children, Young Adults

    Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Awarded $8.3 Million Grant To Study Long COVID In Children, Young Adults
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has been awarded an $8.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study long COVID in children and young adults.
    CHLA is one of more than 30 institutions that will conduct a national study called RECOVER, or Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery, in an effort to “understand the mystery surrounding the aftereffects of COVID-19 infection.”
    Long COVID refers to the persistence of symptoms in people who have
  • LA Takes Major Step Toward Banning New Oil, Gas Drilling In City

    LA Takes Major Step Toward Banning New Oil, Gas Drilling In City
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The City Council took a major step Wednesday toward banning new oil and gas wells in Los Angeles, as well as to begin the amortization process necessary before phasing out existing oil and gas drilling.
    Members unanimously approved a series of recommendations from the council’s Budget and Finance Committee, including:
    — having the Department of City Planning and the City Attorney’s Office draft an ordinance to prohibit new oil and gas extraction and
  • Suspected Student Stabbing In Westlake Leads To Lockdown

    Suspected Student Stabbing In Westlake Leads To Lockdown
    WESTLAKE (CBSLA) – Miguel Contreras Learning Complex in the Westlake area is on lockdown following the apparent stabbing of a student.
    School police say they have identified a suspect in the assault with a deadly weapon, but the person remains at large.
    It’s unclear if the suspect is also a student.
    The injured student’s condition is unknown at this time.
    Police are searching the campus, and parents are being asked not to come to the school.
    (This is a developing story. Check b
  • Student Stabbed At Miguel Contreras Learning Complex In Westlake

    Student Stabbed At Miguel Contreras Learning Complex In Westlake
    WESTLAKE (CBSLA) – A student was stabbed at a Westlake high school Wednesday, prompting a lockdown as police searched for the suspect.
    Los Angeles School Police Department officers responded at about 1:10 p.m. to the stabbing, which was reported at Miguel Contreras Learning Complex located at 322 Lucas Ave., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
    The 17-year-old student was found suffering at least one stab wound at the scene and was taken to a hospital in stable condition.
    The su

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