• Two Suspects Arrested For Murder Of Boyle Heights Teen

    BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA) — Two suspects have been arrested in the shooting death of a 17 year old boy in Boyle Heights. Police say the crime was gang related.
    Twenty three-year-old Joshua Gomez and an un-named 16-year-old will both face murder charges.
    Ricardo Ramirez was shot and killed blocks from his home just after midnight on Saturday morning.
    The shooting unfolded just blocks from where Ramirez lived at the corner of Wabash and Evergreen Avenues. One witness says she was just a few feet
  • Man Pleads Not Guilty To Capital Murder Charges In Fatal Stabbing Of Cab Driver

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to capital murder charges in the fatal stabbing of a cab driver in a Burger King parking lot.
    Victor Daniel Torres, 32, was arraigned Tuesday in a Los Angeles courtroom in connection with last Friday’s killing of 68-year-old Burbank resident Oganes Papazyan.
    Torres is accused of killing Papazyan in a Burger King parking lot located at Grand and Cesar E. Chavez Avenue in Chinatown after being picked up from Union Station.
    Oganes P
  • Man Shot In Chest Multiple Times In Chatsworth Apartment Complex, Female Suspect Flees In Truck

    CHATSWORTH (CBSLA) —A man was shot in the chest multiple times inside a Chatsworth apartment complex Tuesday afternoon.
    Police responded to the 9900 block of De Soto Avenue near Lassen Street just before 4:15 p.m.
    The man, said to be in his forties, was taken to a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. He was reported to be in critical condition.
    A large police presence could be seen from SKY9 outside of an apartment complex. Officers were clearing the building as they searche
  • Volker Says He Didn’t Realize Ukraine Investigations Targeted Biden

    Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, said he was unaware that efforts to pressure Ukraine to open investigations were meant to target former Vice President Joe Biden.
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  • John Legend Announces Free Concert at Union Station

    The award-winning R&B artist is performing for free at Union Station.
    Singer-songwriter John Legend announced on Twitter earlier Tuesday that he’ll be performing a free concert Tuesday night at Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles.
    Doors will open at 4 p.m. and he will perform at 7:30 p.m.
    This concert is in partnership with SIRIUS XM and will be first come first serve. The maximum capacity is 500 people.
  • Man Shot In Chest Multiple Times In Chatsworth Apartment Complex

    CHATSWORTH (CBSLA) —A man in his thirties was shot in the chest multiple times inside a Chatsworth’s apartment complex Tuesday afternoon.
    Police responded to the 9900 block of De Soto Avenue near Lassen Street just before 4:15 p.m.
    The man was taken to a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest.
    A large police presence could be seen from SKY9 outside of an apartment complex. Officers were clearing the building searching for any other victims as well as a shooter.
    There was
  • 30-Year-Old Man Shot In Chest Multiple Times In Chatsworth Apartment Complex

    CHATSWORTH (CBSLA) —A 30-year-old man was shot in the chest multiple times inside a Chatsworth’s apartment complex Tuesday afternoon.
    Police responded to the 9900 block of De Soto Avenue near Lassen Street just before 4:15 p.m.
    The man was taken to a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest.
    A large police presence could be seen from SKY9 outside of an apartment complex. Officers were clearing the building searching for any other victims as well as a shooter.
    There was no s
  • Tom Hanks Finds Out He Is Related To Fred Rogers Days Before ‘A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood’ Release

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Tom Hanks found out Sunday that he is related to Fred Rogers, who he is playing in his latest role.
    According to Ancestry.com, the two are sixth cousins.
    Hanks is playing Mister Rogers in the upcoming film, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” According to CNN, Hanks said he wasn’t aware of the relation when he took the role.
    “It all just comes together, you see,” Hanks told Access Hollywood who broke the news of the relation.
    Hank
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  • 7-Foot-Tall Statue Of Bearded Homeless Man Goes Up In Front Of Former Santa Monica Bank Building

    SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) – A seven-foot tall sculpture of a homeless man made its debut this week in the heart of Santa Monica as part of a new art installation.
    Titled “In The Image”, the statue by Los Angeles artist and activist Ed Massey was unveiled Monday in front of a former Home Savings and Loan building on the corner of Wilshire and 26th in Santa Monica.
    It features a bearded figure wearing baggy clothes and a red blanket draped on his shoulder, in what the artist says is a
  • WATCH: Woman Who May Have Sideswiped CHP Patrol Unit Taken Into Custody

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A woman whose car may have sideswiped a California Highway Patrol vehicle was arrested Tuesday after leading authorities on a nearly hour-long chase.
    It all began in the downtown Los Angeles area near the 10 Freeway and La Brea around 12:20 p.m., according to CHP Officer Chris Baldonado.
    The light-colored Honda sedan continued driving and officers gave chase, following the car to the West Covina area, where the motorist stopped at Shadydale Avenue and Randall Way.
    The
  • LA Councilmen Propose Boycotting Businesses That Contribute To Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Two Los Angeles City Councilmen are asking the city to stop conducting business with companies who contribute to the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.
    A fire near near Itaituba, Para state, Brazil, in the Amazon rainforest on Sept. 10, 2019.  (Getty Images)
    Councilmembers Paul Koretz and David Ryu put forth a motion Nov. 15 which calls on city agencies to “eliminate the purchase of any product derived from the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.&r
  • Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 12: Deebo Samuel, Darius Slayton Emerging As Strong WR Options

    By Matt Citak
    (CBS Local/CBS Boston) Week 12 is here, which means only two weeks remain before the start of the fantasy postseason.
    This week also represents the final one with teams on bye, as the Chiefs, Chargers, Vikings and Cardinals will all get the week off.
    With bye-week replacements soon to be a thing of the past, let’s focus on players that have the potential to come up big for your team in the final stretch of the fantasy season.
    Here are the top waiver wire adds for Week 12.
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  • Suspect Dead In South LA Officer-Involved Shooting

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man reportedly seen with a knife died Tuesday in a shooting with LAPD officers in South Los Angeles.
    Los Angeles police said a sergeant was notified about a man who with a knife at 28th and Central and South LA at about 8 a.m. When the sergeant went to the area, he saw the shirtless suspect randomly confronted at least one person, who ran away in fear, police said.
    The sergeant requested backup to the scene, police said. When officers tried to stop the suspect, poli
  • ‘The Audience That Tunes In Is Very Smart’: Actor Jeremy Sisto On CBS’s ‘FBI’ & ‘Clueless’

    (CBS Local)– Jeremy Sisto has played a lot of cool roles in his career, but playing Assistant Special Agent in Charge Jubal Valentine has earned him some serious brownie points with his kids.
    “FBI” is back Tuesday with an all new episode at 9pm EST/PST on CBS and Sisto loves this show because of its audience.
    “The audience that tunes in for this show is very smart,” said Sisto in an interview with CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith. “They are tracking these my
  • LIVE: Woman Who May Have Sideswiped CHP Patrol Unit Taken Into Custody

    chase began near 10 fwy/la brea around 12:22p
    Eds: The California Highway Patrol is pursuing a suspect in a light-colored sedan on the eastbound San Bernardino (10) Freeway in the El Montearea. The suspect may have originally struck or side-swiped a CHP cruiser inthe downtown Los Angeles area.
    CHP Officer Chris Baldonado
  • ‘It’s In God’s Hands’: Couple Diagnosed With Lung Cancer Just Five Weeks Apart

    GLOUCESTER, Va. (CBS Local) — Lisa and Seth Doyle say they’ve had their share of hardships during their 35-year marriage, but few challenges compare to the devastating diagnosis they both received just weeks apart.
    Lisa was diagnosed with stage three lung cancer in July after several bouts of bronchitis that wouldn’t go away.
    Then, just five weeks later, her husband, Seth, was also diagnosed with lung cancer after his face started sagging and he suffered memory loss.
    “His
  • Illegal Gambling Ring Raided In Santa Ana Strip Mall

    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) – An illegal gambling ring operating out of a cyber café was raided early Tuesday morning in a Santa Ana strip mall.
    Nov. 19, 2019. (Santa Ana PD)
    Santa Ana police conducted the raid at around 5 a.m. in the 2000 block of East 1st Street.
    Officers found several illegal gaming machines. It’s unclear how many people were arrested, although footage from the scene showed at least a dozen people detained outside.
    Officers had previously responded to several inciden
  • Identify Of Woman Who Died In Fiery 1999 Crash On 101 Freeway Still Unknown

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The identity of a woman who died in a crash on the 101 Freeway in 1999 remains a mystery 20 years later, and the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office is renewing its efforts to identify her.
    The night of Nov. 17, 1999, a woman was driving a maroon-colored 1985 Mitsubishi Galant that broke down in the middle of the southbound 101 Freeway at Western Avenue. The car was struck from behind by another car and sustained major damage.
    The woman was pronounced dead at th
  • ‘I Am Jesus’: Man Charged With Attempting To Murder Two Police Officers Faces Judge

    DES MOINES, Iowa (CBS Local) — An Iowa man who police say shot at them during a standoff early Sunday morning claims to be Jesus.
    Troy Ruggles, 25, appeared tense as six guards escorted him into a Des Moines courtroom Monday morning to face two counts of attempted murder of a police officer.
    “You’re Mr. Ruggles, is that correct?” a Polk County judge asked.
    “I am not,” Ruggles replied.
    Who Are you?” the judge asked.
    “I am Jesus,” Ruggles respo
  • CBSLA The Rundown: 11/19 8am

    Make CBSLA: The Rundown your Alexa Flash Briefingand listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher
    Here is a look at the top local stories for Tuesday, 11/19 at 8 a.m.
    Man’s Body Found In Burned-Out Rear House In La Cañada FlintridgeA man’s body was found in a burned-out home in La Cañada Flintridge.
    Man Found Burned After Suspected Drug Lab Explodes In Million-Dollar Arcadia HomePolice were called to a report of a car crash into a million-dollar Arcad
  • Help Needed To Identify Woman Who Died In Fiery 1999 Crash On 101 Freeway

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The identity of a woman who died in a crash on the 101 Freeway in 1999 remains a mystery 20 years later, and the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office is renewing its efforts to identify her.
    The night of Nov. 17, 1999, a woman was driving a maroon-colored 1985 Mitsubishi Galant that broke down in the middle of the southbound 101 Freeway at Western Avenue. The car was struck from behind by another car and sustained major damage.
    The woman was pronounced dead at th
  • ‘People Are Afraid Of Change’: Hollywood Producer Hawk Koch On Mike Myers, Robert Redford, Edward Norton

    (CBS Local)– Hawk Koch has played a part in making some of the most noteworthy movies of the past 40 years.
    The former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences produced the Wayne’s World franchise with Mike Myers, “Heaven Can Wait” with Warren Beatty, and “Primal Fear” with Richard Gere and Edward Norton. Koch writes about all his incredible experiences in his new book “Magic Time: My Life In Hollywood.”
    “People are afraid
  • LA Weather: Southern California Braces For Rain, Snow Day After Record-Breaking Heat

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A day after heat records were broken across Southern California, the region is bracing for rain, thunderstorms and snow. Two systems are headed for a collision course over Southern California. A tropical system to the south is forecast to bring rain to South Orange County and the Inland Empire as early as Tuesday afternoon. Forecasters say the system could drop as much as two inches of rain in higher elevations.
    A cold polar system to the north is expected to bring bo
  • Experts: People Who Decorate For Christmas Early Are Happier

    (CBS Local) — How early is too early for Christmas decorations? It turns out people who decorate “prematurely” for Christmas tend to be happier, according to health experts.
    “In a world full of stress and anxiety, people like to associate to things that make them happy, and Christmas decorations evoke those strong feelings of the childhood,” said psychoanalyst Steve McKeown told Unilad
    Decking the halls early can also improve your social life, according to a study p
  • 4 OC Deputies Fired For Improperly Booking Evidence

    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) – Four Orange County Sheriff’s deputies have been fired over not following protocol for evidence booking, the department announced Monday, part of an overall systematic problem within the agency.
    The four deputies were fired following an extensive audit which examined more than 27,000 evidence bookings and 98,000 cases dating from February of 2016 to February of 2018. The audit determined that about 30 percent of evidence was booked late, according to the O.C. Regis
  • 1 Dead In South LA Officer-Involved Shooting

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — One person died Tuesday in a shooting with LAPD officers in South LA.
    The shooting was reported at 29th and Central in South LA at about 8:15 a.m. One person was reported down from a gunshot wound.
    An LAPD spokesman confirmed the officer-involved shooting, but did not release anymore details.
    A command post was set up at 28th and Central.
    Aerial footage showed a firefighter pulling a white sheet over what looked to be a body, near a blood trail.One person dead after o
  • Southern California Braces For Rain, Snow Day After Record-Breaking Heat

    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A day after heat records were broken across Southern California, the region is bracing for rain, thunderstorms and snow.
    Two systems are headed for a collision course over Southern California. A tropical system to the south is forecast to bring rain to South Orange County and the Inland Empire as early as Tuesday afternoon. Forecasters say the system could drop as much as two inches of rain in higher elevations.
    A cold polar system to the north is expected to bring bo
  • With Kawhi Still Sidelined, George Leads Clippers Past His Former Thunder Team

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers’ offense wasn’t doing much through three quarters, so they buckled down on defense and narrowly avoided getting beat by a couple of former teammates.
    Paul George hit a go-ahead 3-pointer against his old team with 25 seconds left, lifting Los Angeles over the Oklahoma City Thunder 90-88 on Monday night to improve to 8-1 at home.
    Paul George of the Clippers looks on during a game against the Thunder at Staples Center on Nov. 18, 2019. (Getty Images
  • Woman Hit, Killed On Topanga Canyon In Chatsworth

    CHATSWORTH (CBSLA) – A female pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Chatsworth Tuesday morning.
    Nov. 19, 2019. (CBS2)
    The fatal wreck occurred on Topanga Canyon Boulevard at Nordhoff Street just before 5 a.m., according to Los Angeles police.
    The woman who was hit died at the scene, police said. Her name was not immediately released.
    The circumstances of the crash were not immediately confirmed. It’s unclear if the driver remained at the scene.
    California Highway Patrol re
  • Chargers Fall To Chiefs In Mexico City As Rivers Throws 4 Picks

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense.
    General view during the game between Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers on Nov. 18, 2019, at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. (Getty Images)
    Mahomes loved the experience, but didn’t love how his offense played. The Chiefs’ defense picked it

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