• Stimulus Check Latest: What’s The Timeline For Another Economic Relief Payment?

    Stimulus Check Latest: What’s The Timeline For Another Economic Relief Payment?
    (CBS Detroit) — A third stimulus check is a key component of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic relief package. The $1,400 direct payment has support from both Democrats and Republicans and is likely to remain in the final version of the bill. The American Rescue Plan, in its current form, also includes higher unemployment benefits, an improved child tax credit and added aid for millions of Americans facing economic issues brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While
  • Irv Cross, Former Rams Player And Broadcast Pioneer, Dies At 81

    Irv Cross, Former Rams Player And Broadcast Pioneer, Dies At 81
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Former Los Angeles Rams cornerback Irv Cross, who became a sportscasting pioneer after retiring from the NFL and spent 23 years with CBS, has died at age 81.
    Cross died Sunday morning near his home in Roseville, Minnesota, the Philadelphia Eagles reported on their website.The Eagles are saddened to learn of the passing of Irv Cross.
    — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) March 1, 2021The former football player played for the Rams from 1966 through 1968 after spending t
  • Families Of Loved Ones Lost To COVID-19 Push For National Day Of Mourning

    Families Of Loved Ones Lost To COVID-19 Push For National Day Of Mourning
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A grassroots effort is growing to establish a national day of  mourning for the victims of COVID-19.
    More than 100 events are taking place across the country Monday to honor the more than 514,000 Americans who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Hugh Freyer, an 86-year-old Korean War veteran and retired banker, was among them.
    Freyer’s death last July still weighs heavily on his daughter, Carolyn Freyer-Jones, and his granddaughter, 13-year-old Lucinda J
  • LA City Vaccine Sites Set To Reopen Tuesday, With Mostly Second-Dose Appointments

    LA City Vaccine Sites Set To Reopen Tuesday, With Mostly Second-Dose Appointments
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles city-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites, including the super site at Dodger Stadium, are scheduled to reopen Tuesday.
    City sites will be primarily providing second doses this week for people due for the required follow-up shot, but there will be a small number of first-dose appointments available throughout the week, Mayor Eric Garcetti said.
    CORE employees are on hand to direct traffic at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles after it was turned into a COVID-19
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  • LAUSD Purchases 10 More All-Electric ‘Magic School Buses’ To Bring Students Back When Campuses Reopen

    LAUSD Purchases 10 More All-Electric ‘Magic School Buses’ To Bring Students Back When Campuses Reopen
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Unified School District says it has purchased 10 more all-electric school buses in its drive to reduce its carbon footprint.
    The LionC buses can travel 155 miles on a single charge and include an integrated wheelchair lift, according to LAUSD officials. Superintendent Austin Beutner, who called the vehicles “magic school buses,” says just one of these buses will save more than $10,000 annually in lower maintenance costs and reduce greenhous
  • Third Stimulus Check: How Could The Economic Relief Package Put More Money In Your Pocket?

    Third Stimulus Check: How Could The Economic Relief Package Put More Money In Your Pocket?
    (CBS Detroit) — The likelihood of a third stimulus check has drawn a lot of interest. But the $1.9 trillion economic relief package includes so much more than a $1,400 payment. The American Rescue Plan looks to address the economic pain and suffering brought on by the ongoing pandemic. And it would do that through programs designed to support struggling families, communities and small businesses, and to stop the advance of COVID through testing, tracing and vaccinations. Some of these effo
  • ‘Magic School Buses’: LAUSD Purchases 10 More All-Electric Buses To Bring Students Back When Campuses Reopen

    ‘Magic School Buses’: LAUSD Purchases 10 More All-Electric Buses To Bring Students Back When Campuses Reopen
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Unified School District says it has purchased 10 more all-electric school buses in its drive to reduce its carbon footprint.
    The LionC buses can travel 155 miles on a single charge and include an integrated wheelchair lift, according to LAUSD officials. Superintendent Austin Beutner, who called the vehicles “magic school buses,” says just one of these buses will save more than $10,000 annually in lower maintenance costs and reduce greenhous
  • Dogwalker In Lady Gaga Shooting Describes ‘A Very Close Call With Death’

    Dogwalker In Lady Gaga Shooting Describes ‘A Very Close Call With Death’
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A dogwalker who was shot and seriously wounded during the volent theft of two of singer Lady Gaga’s French bulldogs last week in Hollywood made his first public statement Monday.
    Ryan Fischer, 30, wrote on Instagram that he is continuing to recover “from a very close call with death” and described being grateful to have survived.
    Los Angeles police at the scene of where a man was shot and wounded while walking singer Lady Gaga’s dogs in Hollywo
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  • Owner Sought After Large Tortoise Found Crossing Santa Anita Avenue In Arcadia

    Owner Sought After Large Tortoise Found Crossing Santa Anita Avenue In Arcadia
    ARCADIA (CBSLA) — A really big tortoise was found crossing a busy thoroughfare in Arcadia, and now its finders are hoping to get him home.
    The tortoise, estimated to be between 50 and 65 pounds, was found crossing Santa Anita Avenue in Arcadia Sunday.
    Jeff Camacho says his family had to wrestle the big guy into the back of their car to keep it out of the road.“He didn’t appreciate his apprehension but I think he will be happy once he’s back in his yard,” Camacho wro
  • Stimulus Check Update: Some May See Even More Money From Potential Economic Relief Package

    Stimulus Check Update: Some May See Even More Money From Potential Economic Relief Package
    (CBS Detroit) — The likelihood of a third stimulus check has drawn a lot of interest. But the $1.9 trillion economic relief package includes so much more than a $1,400 payment. The American Rescue Plan looks to address the economic pain and suffering brought on by the ongoing pandemic. And it would do that through programs designed to support struggling families, communities and small businesses, and to stop the advance of COVID through testing, tracing and vaccinations. Some of these effo
  • ‘Touching’ Tribute: Golfers Don Red And Black In Honor Of Tiger Woods

    ‘Touching’ Tribute: Golfers Don Red And Black In Honor Of Tiger Woods
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Tiger Woods was in Los Angeles Sunday, recovering from a rollover crash that caused major injuries to his right leg, but he was still a presence on the green with several players wearing the traditional Sunday red shirt and black pants combo in his honor.
    Woods, 45, tweeted from his hospital bed at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center about how much the gesture meant to him. He remains hospitalized after last week’s rollover crash in Rancho Palos Verdes.It is hard to exp
  • Derek Chauvin Case: Appeals Court To Hear Arguments On Reinstating 3rd-Degree Murder Charge

    Derek Chauvin Case: Appeals Court To Hear Arguments On Reinstating 3rd-Degree Murder Charge
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Monday afternoon on whether or not to reinstate a third-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd.
    The hearing will come just a week before jury selection is set to begin for Chauvin’s trial. He currently faces charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter.
    The former Minneapolis police officer had previously been charged with third-degree murder, but that charge was dropped
  • One Person Stabbed To Death In Mid-Wilshire Apartment, Suspect At Large

    One Person Stabbed To Death In Mid-Wilshire Apartment, Suspect At Large
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Authorities are trying to track down a man who stabbed and killed a person in Mid-Wilshire early Monday morning.
    March 1, 2021. (CBSLA)
    The stabbing was reported at 4:48 a.m. at an apartment in the area of Olympic Boulevard and Muirfield Avenue, according to Los Angeles police.
    The male victim was rushed to a hospital and declared dead, police said. He was not immediately identified.
    Two females in the apartment at the time also suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
  • Driver Wanted After Hitting, Then Dropping Pedestrian From Car During LAPD Car Chase

    Driver Wanted After Hitting, Then Dropping Pedestrian From Car During LAPD Car Chase
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A driver is at large Monday after a bizarre string of events that included doing donuts in a West LA intersection, a pedestrian accident and a police pursuit.
    (credit: CBS)
    Los Angeles police officers were called at about 5:15 p.m. to the intersection of Barrington and Pico, where a blue BMW was reported to have hit a pedestrian while doing donuts.
    Someone in the BMW put the pedestrian in the vehicle, then took off with LAPD officers in pursuit. But during the pursuit
  • Newsom, Calif. Lawmakers Reach Deal To Reopen Schools By End Of March

    Newsom, Calif. Lawmakers Reach Deal To Reopen Schools By End Of March
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders have reached an agreement aimed at getting most public schoolchildren back in classrooms by the end of March.
    A staff member assists a child as they attend online classes at a learning hub inside the Crenshaw Family YMCA during the COVID-19 pandemic on Feb. 17, 2021, in Los Angeles, Calif. (Getty Images)
    Under the deal announced Monday, school districts could get up to $6.6 billion if they reopen classroom
  • LAUSD Opens COVID Vaccine Site At SoFI Stadium Monday For Education Staff Only

    LAUSD Opens COVID Vaccine Site At SoFI Stadium Monday For Education Staff Only
    INGLEWOOD (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Unified School District Monday will open a large-scale coronavirus vaccination site at SoFi Stadium specifically for all L.A. County education employees, this on the same day that all teachers countywide became eligible to receive the vaccine.
    An LAUSD substitute teacher receives her COVID-19 at the Roybal Learning Center, the first LAUSD school-based vaccination center. Feb. 17, 2021. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/ Getty Images).
    The site at Hollywood Park
  • One Person Stabbed To Death In Mid-Wilshire, Suspect At Large

    One Person Stabbed To Death In Mid-Wilshire, Suspect At Large
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Authorities are trying to track down a suspect who stabbed and killed a person in Mid-Wilshire early Monday morning.
    March 1, 2021. (CBSLA)
    The stabbing was reported at 4:48 a.m. in the area of Olympic Boulevard and Muirfield Avenue, according to Los Angeles police.
    The victim was rushed to a hospital and declared dead, police said. The person was not immediately identified.
    The circumstances of the stabbing were unclear.
    The suspect was described as a man between 30
  • Calif. To Receive An Initial 380K Doses Of Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine

    Calif. To Receive An Initial 380K Doses Of Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – After it received emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration Saturday, tens of thousands of doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine are expected to be shipped to California beginning this week.
    A person in a vehicle arrives to receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Feb. 26, 2021. (Getty Images)
    Gov. Gavin Newsom reported on Twitter that about 380,000 doses of the vaccine ar
  • Driver Killed After Car Flies Off Railroad Bridge In Baldwin Hills

    Driver Killed After Car Flies Off Railroad Bridge In Baldwin Hills
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A driver died after a car tumbled off a railroad bridge and into a riverbed in Baldwin Hills early Monday morning.
    The crash occurred at about 1:50 p.m. at National and Jefferson boulevards.
    The car was traveling west on Jefferson Boulevard when the driver and sole occupant missed a corner, lost control and the car went onto an old railroad bridge and then plummeted into the Ballona Creek river bed below.
    The male driver died at the scene. He was not identified.
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  • Teachers, Food Workers Now Eligible To Get Vaccinated In LA County

    Teachers, Food Workers Now Eligible To Get Vaccinated In LA County
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Teachers and food and agriculture workers will be among an estimated 1.2 million Los Angeles County residents newly-eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday.
    Vehicles wind their way through the parking lots at Dodger Stadium for COVID-19 vaccinations on Feb. 25, 2021. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images).
    Also newly-eligible to get vaccinated are childcare workers, law enforcement personnel and emergency services workers. They will join healthcare
  • Amazon Prime Van Hits Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputies; 2 Women Killed

    Amazon Prime Van Hits Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputies; 2 Women Killed
    JURUPA VALLEY (CBSLA) — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash after an Amazon Prime van hit two members of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, and two other pedestrians.
    The crash unfolded at Jurupa Valley at the intersection of Van Buren Boulevard and 56th Street on Saturday night.
    Two members of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department were outside their patrol car responding to another crash. Police say that is when a man driving an Amazon del
  • Iconic Pink’s Hot Dogs To Reopen Monday After Two-Month Closure

    Iconic Pink’s Hot Dogs To Reopen Monday After Two-Month Closure
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – Los Angeles landmark, Pink’s Hot Dogs will reopen Monday after being closed for nearly two months due to the increase in coronavirus cases in the region.
    “One more sleep! Pink’s will be re-re-opening tomorrow morning at 9:30 am! We can’t wait to be back. Stop by and say HELLO!” Pink’s announced via Twitter Sunday night.
    The stand on La Brea Avenue near Melrose Avenue closed at the conclusion of business Jan. 3 “in order to keep
  • Fear Grows About Spike In Violent Crime Around Melrose Avenue

    Fear Grows About Spike In Violent Crime Around Melrose Avenue
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Fear is growing in and around Melrose Avenue as a spike in violent crime is scaring neighbors.
    “I’ve been a resident here since 1965 and the neighborhood has drastically changed lately,” said Shelby Blecker, a concerned homeowner.
    At least seven armed robberies and three murders have happened in the area in the last few months.
    “That’s just so bizarre to think I could walk down to Melrose or walk down to Beverly or walk down to the G
  • Two Men Shot In Palmdale, Shooter Remains At Large

    Two Men Shot In Palmdale, Shooter Remains At Large
    PALMDALE (CBSLA) — Two men were hospitalized after being shot Sunday in Palmdale.
    The shooting happened around 4 p.m. outside 38460 Third Street East, sheriff’s Sgt. Chris Martin said.
    Both men were transported to Antelope Valley Hospital in unknown condition.
    No suspect description was available at this time and no motive for the shooting was known.
    Anyone with information on these shootings was asked to call the Palmdale sheriff’s station at 661-272-2400. Tipsters can also ca
  • WATCH: First Look At Oprah’s Exclusive Interview With Prince Harry And Meghan Markle

    WATCH: First Look At Oprah’s Exclusive Interview With Prince Harry And Meghan Markle
    (CBS) – CBS premiered the first promos featuring footage of the highly anticipated Oprah With Meghan And Harry: A CBS Primetime Special during Sunday’s 60 Minutes. Oprah Winfrey sat down with Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, for a two-hour exclusive primetime special to air Sunday, March 7th from 8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT only on CBS and streaming on Paramount+.
    In the two-hour special, Oprah speaks with Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, in a wide-ranging intervi
  • See Who Won During The Golden Globe Awards

    See Who Won During The Golden Globe Awards
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – Here is a live-updated list of the winners for the 78th Golden Globe Awards, presented Sunday night from Beverly Hills and New York:
    The Golden Globe for best comedy/musical series has gone to “Schitt’s Creek.”
    The Golden Globe for best actor in a musical or comedy series has gone to Jason Sudeikis for “Ted Lasso.”
    The Golden Globe for best actress in a comedy/musical series has gone to Catherine O’Hara for “Schitt’s
  • 2 Riverside Co. Sheriff’s Deputies Recovering After Being Hit By Delivery Van; 2 Women Killed

    2 Riverside Co. Sheriff’s Deputies Recovering After Being Hit By Delivery Van; 2 Women Killed
    JURUPA VALLEY (CBSLA) — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash after an Amazon Prime van hit two members of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, and two other pedestrians.
    The crash unfolded at Jurupa Valley at the intersection of Van Buren Boulevard and 56th Street on Saturday night.
    Two members of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department were outside their patrol car responding to another crash. Police say that is when a man driving an Amazon del
  • Video: Multiple Trees Fall On Homes, Leading To Injuries During Severe Winds

    Video: Multiple Trees Fall On Homes, Leading To Injuries During Severe Winds
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) – Multiple trees fell around Los Angeles and Orange County Sunday, causing a person to be sent to the hospital during severe winds.
    The high winds caused a tree to fall through a house, injuring a person in Tarzana in the San Fernando Valley area who was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. The branches of the tree pierced through the roof of the home before the trunk landed in a bedroom.
    Video from a Ring doorbell surveillance camera captured a massive pine tre
  • SAG-AFTRA Calls On Golden Globes Group To Increase Diversity

    SAG-AFTRA Calls On Golden Globes Group To Increase Diversity
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – On the eve of the Golden Globe Awards, the union representing actors called on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Sunday to increase the diversity of its membership.
    The statement from the Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists comes one week after the Los Angels Times published a report detailing the fact that none of the 87 HFPA members who vote for the annual Golden Globe Awards is Black. The report further alleged that r
  • Man And Woman Shot To Death In Gardena Identified

    Man And Woman Shot To Death In Gardena Identified
    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.
    They were later identified as Sabrina Roberts, 41, and Jason Wilson, 43, according to the Los Angeles

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