Tag: Syndicated Local

7,400 LA Homeless Now In Permanent Housing Through Measure H, Officials Say

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – More than 7,400 homeless people in Los Angeles County have attained permanent housing thanks to Measure H, according to a report released Friday. About 7,448 people are in permanent housing since Measure H began in July 2017, according to numbers from the L.A. County Homeless Initiative. Of those, 2,200 got into […]

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Fire Breaks Out In West Hollywood Apartment Building

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — A fire broke out Thursday night in an apartment building in West Hollywood, but no one was injured. The fire was reported at 8:24 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Clark Street, just north of Sunset Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Firefighters knocked down the blaze […]

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Motorcyclist Killed On 91 Freeway In Possible Street Racing Accident

ANAHEIM HILLS (CBSLA) — Authorities said a motorcyclist was killed Thursday evening in a crash on the 91 Freeway. The crash occurred on the eastbound lane near Gypsum Canyon Road in Anaheim Hills just before the 241 Freeway. According to a CHP dispatcher that a SigAlert was issued for the number one and two lanes […]

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Mentally Disabled Man Arrested After Girl, 4, Found Undressed In Chick-Fil-A Play Area

PASADENA (CBSLA) — A 48-year-old man was arrested Thursday after police say a four-year-old girl was found undressed in a play area of a Chick-fil-A restaurant. Police were called out to the Chick-fil-A at 1700 E. Colorado Bouleveard in Pasadena just before noon, when investigators say the little girl’s mother found her daughter undressed after […]

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350 Newspapers Band Together To Send Message To Trump: ‘We Are Not The Enemy’

WASHINGTON (CNN) — About 350 newspapers in the United States had editorials Thursday decrying President Donald Trump’s description of the media as the “enemy of the people.” Here are some of the newspapers blasting Trump’s anti-press rhetoric. ALASKA Anchorage Daily News Why attacks on free speech and the free press are so dangerous ARIZONA The […]

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Omarosa Has Trump Daughter-In-Law On Tape Offering Her Campaign Job After Firing

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Omarosa Manigault Newman has released a new audio recording in which she and Lara Trump, the wife of President Donald Trump’s son Eric, are discussing a job offer with Trump’s re-election campaign that the former White House aide alleged was a hush agreement. Manigault Newman writes in her book, “Unhinged: An Insider’s […]

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Pursuit Suspect Crashes Into Cars, Flees Into Mobile Home Park Near Santa Clarita

SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) – A possible auto-theft suspect was chased by sheriff’s deputies Thursday before he crashed into several vehicles and fled into a mobile home community in the Santa Clarita area, authorities said. The crash occurred around 3 p.m. on Soledad Canyon Road east of Golden Oak in the community of Newhall, sheriff’s officials […]

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Weed Killer Found In Kids’ Cereal, Breakfast Foods

(Photo by IVAN PISARENKO / AFP / Getty Images) WASHINGTON (CBS News) — A new report found glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical that some health authorities link to cancer, in a number of popular breakfast foods and cereals marketed to children. The study by the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG) discovered trace amounts of the most […]

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In-N-Out Battles Brewery Over Beer Branding

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/CBSLA) — A battle over burgers and beer branding is brewing. Burger giant In-N-Out sent San Francisco’s Seven Stills Brewing and Distillery a cease-and-desist order over its planned “In-N-Stout” beer. The brewery first raised eyebrows about a month ago when it shared an image of its latest brew, a barrel-aged “Neapolitan milkshake” stout, on […]

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Undercover Sting Nets Arrest Of Ex-Hermosa Beach Officer For Trying To Solicit Teen Girl

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – A former Hermosa Beach police officer was arrested on accusations that he attempted to meet who he thought was a 16-year-old girl for sex, but in fact was an undercover deputy. Todd Lewitt, 51, of Long Beach was charged Wednesday with one felony count of meeting a minor for lewd purposes, […]

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Hundreds Of Tarzana Hospital Workers Strike Thursday

TARZANA (CBSLA) – Hundreds of union workers at Providence Tarzana Medical Center went on a one-day strike Thursday as they demand higher pay and better staffing amid ongoing contract negotiations. (CBS2) The approximately 560 employees, who are represented by National Union of Healthcare Workers, include nursing assistants, respiratory therapists and medical technicians. The union does […]

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Dispute Suspends Construction Of New Disney Hotel In Anaheim

ANAHEIM (CBSLA) – Construction on a new Disney-owned hotel in downtown Anaheim has been halted due to a dispute between Disney and city officials. A rendering of the new hotel. (Disney) Construction was suspended after the two sides were unable to agree on the terms of the development, the Orange County Register reported Thursday. The […]

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Fontana Family Defends Man Beaten To Death After Trying To Get Into Woman’s Bathroom Stall

FONTANA (CBSLA) — A Fontana family is speaking out on behalf of a man who was beaten to death in a Phoenix for reportedly trying to get into a bathroom stall already occupied by a young woman. Leon Armstrong, 26, was beaten to death earlier this month at a Phoenix gas station by a man whose […]

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Former LA Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Investigated For Sex Misconduct

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Two sexual harassment complaints had been filed against embattled former Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (D-West Los Angeles) when he resigned from the California State Legislature late last year. FILE — California Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas. June 7, 2017. (Credit: California State Assembly Democratic Caucus) The 30-year-old Ridley Thomas, the son of Los Angeles […]

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Tributes Pour In For Aretha Franklin

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Over her decades-long career, Aretha Franklin was a pop culture icon, even to some of Hollywood’s most famous. Tributes poured in on social media as news of Franklin’s death spread. Franklin died Thursday morning of pancreatic cancer. She was 76 years old. Salute to the Queen. The greatest vocalist I’ve ever known. […]

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Mike Huckabee Tweets Jokes As Sick Passenger Is Taken Off His Flight Out Of LAX

NASHVILLE (CBSLA) — Former presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee apparently found it funny that his flight out of Los Angeles was delayed out for a medical emergency on board early Thursday. A passenger apparently got sick on American Airlines Flight 1289, so an ambulance was waiting to meet the plane when it landed about […]

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Pursuit Crash Ends With Pedestrian Injured Outside Union Station

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)   — A pursuit of a stolen car suspect led to a crash with a pedestrian being injured, authorities said. The chase began in South LA and took place on freeways and surface streets. The pursuit went south when a passenger got out of the vehicle and fled. That suspect remains at large, […]

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