• San Bernardino County Reports 325 New COVID-19 Cases, 26 Deaths

    San Bernardino County Reports 325 New COVID-19 Cases, 26 Deaths
    SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — San Bernardino County Monday reported 325 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths, bringing countywide totals to 282,494 cases and 2,418 deaths.
    County officials also reported 572 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized Monday, 153 of whom were being treated in intensive care units — both decreases from Friday. Of those who contracted the illness, 276,233 had recovered.
    The California Department of Public Health reported that San Bernardino County had admini
  • ‘COVID Bandit’ Gives $200 Tip To Every Single Employee At Denver Steakhouse

    ‘COVID Bandit’ Gives $200 Tip To Every Single Employee At Denver Steakhouse
    DENVER (CBS4) — A man who identified himself only as “COVID Bandit” hit employees at a Denver restaurant with something unexpected — an extremely generous tip! The man dined at Guard and Grace on Saturday and gave each worker $200 — giving a total of $6,800!
    (credit: Facebook – Guard and Grace)
    “Who the heck is this COVID BANDIT??!!” owner Troy Guard wrote on Facebook of his restaurant at 1801 California Street. “Whoever this person is &helli
  • Man And Woman Shot To Death In Gardena

    Man And Woman Shot To Death In Gardena
    GARDENA (CBSLA) – A man and a woman were shot to death Saturday evening in unincorporated Gardena.
    The shooting was reported at 7:35 p.m. in the 14900 block of Chadron Avenue, said Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
    Homicide detectives were called to the scene to determine the circumstances of the deaths, including whether it was a murder-suicide, Koerner said.
    No further information was available.
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  • Local Doctors Flying Back From Super Bowl Save Woman’s Life On Plane

    Local Doctors Flying Back From Super Bowl Save Woman’s Life On Plane
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Three local doctors saved a woman’s life on an airplane as they were heading from Tampa Bay, Florida back to Los Angeles.
    Local healthcare workers received free tickets to the Super Bowl in Florida, courtesy of the L.A. Rams and the N.F.L. as a thank you to frontline medical workers during the pandemic.
    Dr. Nilesh Vora, an oncologist at Long Beach Memorial, was on the plane back home with his friends, Dr. Rahim Govani, an E.R. doctor at Kaiser Permanente in Down
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  • Rally Held Outside LA Hall Of Justice To Recall District Attorney George Gascón

    Rally Held Outside LA Hall Of Justice To Recall District Attorney George Gascón
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Dozens of survivors of crime rallied outside the Hall of Justice in downtown L.A. Saturday seeking to recall newly-elected District Attorney George Gascón due to his policies on sentencing violent offenders.The demonstrators formally started the process to recall Gascón, which would need about 590,000 people to qualify for the ballot. Among other sweeping policy changes, Gascón has ended the use of sentencing enhancements for all but the
  • Officers Get In High-Speed Chase With Driver Wanted For Assault With Deadly Weapon On A Sheriff’s Deputy

    Officers Get In High-Speed Chase With Driver Wanted For Assault With Deadly Weapon On A Sheriff’s Deputy
    TEMPLE CITY (CBSLA) – The California Highway Patrol is in a high-speed pursuit that started in East Los Angeles Saturday night.
    The driver of the red Honda Accord was initially pulled over during a traffic stop and wanted for assault with a deadly weapon on a sheriff’s deputy. The driver then sped off. The driver was speeding along the shoulder of the 10 Freeway, opening doors while driving and clipping cars as it passed, police said.
    The driver was in Temple City heading eastbound o
  • See The Full Nomination List For The Golden Globe Awards

    See The Full Nomination List For The Golden Globe Awards
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – Here is a complete list of nominations for the 78th Golden Globe Awards, which will be presented Sunday night after 5 p.m. from Beverly Hills and New York:
    Motion Picture – Drama
    — “Mank”
    — “The Trial of the Chicago 7”
    — “The Father”
    — “Nomadland”
    — “Promising Young Woman”
    Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy
    — “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”
    — “Ha
  • People Against COVID-19 Vaccine Protest At Dodger Stadium

    People Against COVID-19 Vaccine Protest At Dodger Stadium
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Dozens of people not wearing masks protested the COVID-19 vaccine at the entrance to Dodger Stadium Saturday afternoon as people in cars steadily drove through to keep appointments.
    Video of the demonstration taken by witnesses showed counter-demonstrators arguing with the anti-vaccine protesters about not wearing masks. One anti-vaccine protester on a megaphone countered “Masks mean nothing. A mask does not stop the transmission of a virus. Our grandparents wou
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  • Meet The Giltinis: LA’s New Rugby Team to Open Play At Coliseum March 20

    Meet The Giltinis: LA’s New Rugby Team to Open Play At Coliseum March 20
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles will welcome its newest professional sports franchise next month when the L.A. Giltinis rugby team begins to play at the Coliseum.
    The team’s first match will be held March 20 at the Coliseum vs. the New England Free Jacks.
    The Giltinis, named after a cocktail, is owned primarily by Loyals Rugby, a Rugby investment company founded in Australia.
    The Giltinis was announced as one of 13 Major League Rugby franchises in May 2020, but it wasn’t
  • High Winds Expected To Continue Through Sunday For Parts Of SoCal

    High Winds Expected To Continue Through Sunday For Parts Of SoCal
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Strong winds were felt Saturday morning and were expected to continue through Sunday.
    A high wind warning was expected to take effect at 10 p.m. Saturday and into Sunday afternoon for various communities in the Southland, including the Santa Clarita Valley, the mountains of Ventura, Los Angeles, Riverside, Santa Monica, the Inland Empire and inland Orange County. According to the warning, gusts of up to 65 mph are possible. The warning will expire Sunday afternoon.Sim
  • LA Man Accused In Instagram Modeling Scam Targeting Orange County Women

    LA Man Accused In Instagram Modeling Scam Targeting Orange County Women
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An Orange County woman is warning others to be careful on social media after she fell victim to a modeling scam on Instagram.
    “I just want to make sure this doesn’t happen to any other girls that are thinking about something like this because it’s really easy to fall into the trap when someone’s so nice,” the woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, said.
    The suspect in this scam, Ricklynn Parnell, sent a direct message to her on Instagram
  • High Tech ‘Dine And Dash’ Forces Popular Korean Fusion Cafe To Close

    High Tech ‘Dine And Dash’ Forces Popular Korean Fusion Cafe To Close
    FAIRFAX DISTRICT (CBSLA) — Though many restaurants remain closed during the pandemic, dining and dashing still remains a problem, and even forced one restaurant owner to close up shop.
    Korean Fusion Cafe — “Spoon by H” — has the ingredients to become an LA success story but is the epitome of a small business, with owner and chef Yoonjin Hwang working 15-hour days to run it with her mother and brother.
    “We have no staff. We have no cooks. I have to do everythin
  • Search For Shooter Continues After Lady Gaga’s Dogs Are Recovered Safely

    Search For Shooter Continues After Lady Gaga’s Dogs Are Recovered Safely
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The search for a shooter continues after Lady Gaga’s dogs were turned over to police.
    The LAPD says a woman dropped the dogs off at the LAPD’s Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, around 6 p.m, Friday.
    A representative for Lady Gaga went to the precinct and confirmed they were her dogs.Police are still looking for the two suspects who took the dogs after shooting Lady Gaga’s dog walker, Ryan Fischer. That shooting happened in
  • Johnson & Johnson COVID 19 Vaccine Approved By FDA Advisory Panel

    Johnson & Johnson COVID 19 Vaccine Approved By FDA Advisory Panel
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the greenlight to Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine.
    Governor Gavin Newsom says California has already begun ordering doses of Johnson & Johnson and the approval paves the way for the FDA to grant Emergency Use Authorization.
    “The role of this vaccine is important because, just as a country, we need more than two vaccines,” said Dr. Kenneth Kim of Johnson & Johnson. Kim is a S
  • LA County To Expand Access To Coronavirus Vaccine To More Essential Workers Starting Monday

    LA County To Expand Access To Coronavirus Vaccine To More Essential Workers Starting Monday
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Starting Monday, Los Angeles County will expand access to the coronavirus vaccine to more essential workers.
    The move will mean that the vaccine will be available to hundreds of thousands of county residents who will be able to make an appointment to get the much-needed shot in the arm.
    The vaccine starting Monday will be available to individuals who fall with Phase 1B, which includes educators, emergency service workers, and food and agriculture workers. Such places
  • COVID Vaccine May Create ‘Terminator’-Type Antibody Response In People Who Have Had Coronavirus

    COVID Vaccine May Create ‘Terminator’-Type Antibody Response In People Who Have Had Coronavirus
    (CBS Denver) – New questions are being raised about whether or not people who have had COVID-19 need two doses of the coronavirus vaccines. CBS Denver Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida addressed it during his weekly question & answer session on CBSN Denver.
    People arrive for COVID-19 vaccinations at a drive-thru setup at Coors Field on Jan. 30. (credit:CHET STRANGE/AFP via Getty Images)
    “At this point the advice remains the same,” he said, referring to the vaccines which requir
  • Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill Passes House, But Faces Senate Hurdle

    Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill Passes House, But Faces Senate Hurdle
    The House passed President Biden’s  $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday morning almost entirely along partisan lines. The bill now goes the Senate, although it included a minimum wage hike that the Senate parliamentarian ruled on Thursday cannot be included.
  • Moreno Valley Man Accused Of Trying To Bury Wife Alive At San Diego Beach

    Moreno Valley Man Accused Of Trying To Bury Wife Alive At San Diego Beach
    MORENO VALLEY (CBSLA) — A Moreno Valley man was behind bars Friday, accused of trying to bury his wife alive.
    The man, 23-year-old Jose Luis Mares III, has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to kill his wife Wednesday just two blocks from legendary beach resort Hotel del Coronado on San Diego’s Coronado Island.
    According to Coronado Police Department Det. Ryan Brennan, the couple was visiting the beach just after sunset and were talking about their relationship
  • Schröder Returns, Lakers Beat Blazers 102-93 To Snap Skid

    Schröder Returns, Lakers Beat Blazers 102-93 To Snap Skid
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers’ lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
    Montrezl Harrell had 17 points, and James added 11 rebounds and seven assists as the defending NBA champions avoided their longest losing streak since March 2019.
    The fresh-legged Schröder was outstanding after a four-game absence under the NBA&r
  • LAPD: Woman Returns Lady Gaga’s Stolen French Bulldogs To Police

    LAPD: Woman Returns Lady Gaga’s Stolen French Bulldogs To Police
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department Friday safely recovered Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen Wednesday night by thieves who shot the dog walker.
    According to LAPD, a woman met Lady Gaga’s staff and detectives at the Olympic Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, around 6 p.m. with the two missing dogs.
    LAPD said the woman found the dogs and reached out to the singer’s staff to return them. Police said the woman&
  • CDC Shares Distribution And Messaging Advice On Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine

    CDC Shares Distribution And Messaging Advice On Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine
    The CDC said the J&J vaccine, also known as the Janssen vaccine, is expected to be authorized as soon as Saturday and recommended for use Sunday.
  • 349 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 Additional Deaths Reported In Orange County

    349 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 Additional Deaths Reported In Orange County
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Orange County health officials on Friday reported 349 additional coronavirus cases and three new deaths.
    “Issues with state reporting databases” have contributed to the low death count and will until further notice, O.C. officials said.
    To date, more than three million tests have been administered in Orange County and among them, there were 245,983 positive cases.
    There is a cumulative death toll of 3,892 during the pandemic, which includes 54 skilled nursin
  • COVID Hospitalizations Continue Steady Decline In IE, Ventura County

    COVID Hospitalizations Continue Steady Decline In IE, Ventura County
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties all reported additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus Friday.
    Riverside County health officials reported 265 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 18 additional fatalities, bringing countywide totals to 289,450 cases and 3,767 deaths. Of those who contracted the illness, 270,693 had recovered.
    There were 361 COVID-19 patients hospitalized Friday, 96 of whom were being treated in intensive care units — both
  • LAPD Officer Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries Following South LA Crash

    LAPD Officer Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries Following South LA Crash
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Los Angeles Police Department officer suffered non-life threatening injuries Friday night following a crash in South Los Angeles.
    According to police, the officer was conducting traffic control at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Trinity Street shortly before 8 p.m. following a crash. (CBSLA)
    According to police, the officer was conducting traffic control at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Trinity Street shortly
  • Garcetti: ‘We Will Do Everything In Our Power To Protect’ AAPI Community From Hate Crimes

    Garcetti: ‘We Will Do Everything In Our Power To Protect’ AAPI Community From Hate Crimes
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Following a rise in reports of hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders throughout Los Angeles during the coronavirus pandemic, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is speaking out.
    Garcetti said on Twitter Friday night that his office stands with the Asian American Pacific Islander community (AAPI) and will work to keep them safe.
    “L.A. has zero tolerance for bigotry or racism. I am deeply disturbed by both the rise in hate crimes directed at our Asian
  • Wild Use Early Goals To Beat Kings 3-1 For 6th Straight Win

    Wild Use Early Goals To Beat Kings 3-1 For 6th Straight Win
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild blitzed the Los Angeles Kings with three goals in a span of just over three minutes in the first period and held on to win 3-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
    Kirill Kaprizov, Nick Bjugstad and Joel Eriksson Ek scored for the Wild, who ended the Kings’ six-game winning streak. Minnesota’s last loss was to the Kings in Los Angeles on Feb. 16. That was Minnesota’s first game back after a two-week layoff due to COVI
  • Leonard Has 30 Points, Clippers Beat Grizzlies For Split

    Leonard Has 30 Points, Clippers Beat Grizzlies For Split
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points, Lou Williams added 17 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 119-99 on Friday night to split a two-game series.
    Kawhi Leonard #2 of the LA Clippers goes to the basket against Xavier Tillman #2 of the Memphis Grizzlies during the second half at FedExForum on February 26, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Justin Ford/Getty Images)
    Terance Mann, Nicolas Batum and Paul George each had 13 points for the Clippers, 122-94
  • LAPD: Lady Gaga’s French Bulldogs Safely Recovered

    LAPD: Lady Gaga’s French Bulldogs Safely Recovered
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department Friday safely recovered Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen Wednesday night by thieves who shot the dog walker.
    According to the Associated Press, a woman brought the dogs to the LAPD’s Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, around 6 p.m.
    LAPD told AP that the woman who dropped off the dogs appeared to be “uninvolved and unassociated” with the attack, though it was not i
  • AP: LAPD Safely Recovers Lady Gaga’s French Bulldogs

    AP: LAPD Safely Recovers Lady Gaga’s French Bulldogs
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department Friday recovered Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen Wednesday night by thieves who shot the dog walker.
    According to the Associated Press, a woman brought the dogs to the LAPD’s Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, around 6 p.m.
    Detectives along with a representative for the singer, who is currently in Rome to film a movie, went to the station and confirmed that the dogs that had
  • Disneyland Vaccination Site To Close Sunday Due To Winds

    Disneyland Vaccination Site To Close Sunday Due To Winds
    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — Due to expected brisk winds this weekend, the Disneyland vaccination super site in Anaheim will be closed Sunday, Feb. 28.
    People with appointments for that day will be redirected to the Anaheim Convention Center vaccination site located nearby at 800 W. Katella Ave.
    People wait in line to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site in a parking lot for Disneyland Resort on January 13, 2021 in Anaheim, California.
    Last week, the Disneyland super site and the c

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