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Strong winds bring cold weather and dust advisories to SouthlandAs a gale from Santa Ana begins to blow through the Southland, residents are feeling the impact as advisories of cold, dry weather and dusty conditions stretch through much of the weekend.
Powerful winds are expected to blow across the Southland over the weekendA strong Santa Ana wind shift is expected to blow across the Southland over the weekend, with some areas experiencing extremely high force winds of up to 25 miles per hour.
Hit and run in Beverly GrovePolice say a suspect in a black Ford Mustang struck two people around 9 p.m. near the intersection of 3rd Street and Fairfax Avenue in what they said appears to be a domestic violence incident. One person was taken to hospital.
19-year-old shot and killed near his favorite basketball courtThe shooting happened on the basketball court outside Trinity Recreation Center in the 2400 block of Trinity Street around 10:45 p.m., according to Los Angeles police. Police say the victim was standing with a friend when two cars entered the parking lot from opposite directions and suspects in both cars opened fire.
What are the Santa Ana winds? Olga Ospina explainsWith powerful winds about to whip the Southland, Olga Ospina clarifies the Southern California phenomenon and the causes of seasonal gusts.
Omicron Surge still hits SoCal, while declining in other parts of the countySara Donchey reports on the latest COVID-19 numbers for LA County, as well as proposed legislation that would make it legal for children ages 12-17 to get vaccinated without parental permission.
Powerful winds disrupt plansResidents of the Inland Empire at Cajon Pass are scrapping their plans for the weekend after gusty winds continue in the area.
Wind gusts dissipate on Saturday and ease on Sunday eveningOlga Ospina reports the latest weather conditions with the Santa Ana winds expected to dissipate Saturday evening and normalize Sunday evening.
Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in four-car collision in BrentwoodFormer California governor and actor Arnold Schwarzengger was involved in a collision with four cars in Brentwood on Friday. According to reports, the actor drove through a “red arrow” traffic light and collided with a vehicle attempting to turn around. An injury was reported and the individual, who is not the former governor, was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Family demands justice for 16-year-old killed and left on side of highwayTioni Theus’ family have demanded answers after the 16-year-old was found dead on the side of the 110 freeway.
CBSNLA: The Rundown (January 21 edition)Here are the latest local news and weather headlines. Updated twice a day.
State Senate Bill to Allow Tweens to Get COVID Vaccines Without Their ParentsState Sen. Scott Weiner introduced the bill to allow children 12 and older to get a COVID shot without parental consent.
District Attorney George Gascón Responds to Union PacificIn a letter released Friday, DA. Gascón said his office is committed to working with law enforcement partners and Union Pacific officials to hold accountable those who tamper with or rob the railroad.
Shawn Laval Smith charged with murder in the murder of 24-year-old Brianna KupferProsecutors charged Shawn Laval Smith, 31, with murder on Friday after police said he killed UCLA graduate Brianna Kupfer while working at a luxury furniture store in the Hancock department store. Park on January 13.
Latest forecast from meteorologist Alissa Carlson (January 21)Gusty winds, at speeds of around 30 miles per hour, have hit outlying areas and are moving through Van Nuys and the Camarillo area. A strong wind warning was issued in the evening.
Remembering Louie Anderson, comedian and friendAfter a long battle with cancer, comedian Louie Anderson died on Friday. The man who made millions laugh was remembered by countless social media posts and statements from colleagues and friends. Byron Allen, longtime friend, comedian and entertainment executive, joined the studio to discuss Anderson’s legacy and the lives he touched along the way.
COVID ‘long haulers’, with lingering symptoms, struggle to find needed medical careKristine Lazar reports on people with so-called “Long COVID”, a recognized medical condition where coronavirus symptoms, sometimes severe, continue to linger for weeks or even months and can make life a daily struggle.
Faith leaders and law enforcement stand together after Texas hostage crisisAfter last weekend’s hostage-taking at a Texas synagogue, local and federal officials held a news conference Friday morning in Los Angeles to address security concerns at local synagogues.
Vice President Harris announces $600 million for California wildfire reliefVice President Kamala Harris traveled to San Bernardino on Friday to announce hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding to California for wildfire recovery efforts.
Hundreds pay tribute to deceased firefighter Jonathan FlaglerThe deceased Los Angeles County firefighter was memorialized in a massive memorial at Cottonwood Church in Los Alamitos. reports Amy Johnson.
A funeral was held in honor of deceased LA County firefighter Jonathan FlaglerA funeral was held in Los Alamitos on Friday in remembrance of LA County firefighter Jonathan Flagler, who died battling a house fire in Rancho Palos Verdes earlier this month.
Following the episode of the hostages in Texas, the authorities of LA reaffirm the security of the synagogueAfter last weekend’s hostage-taking at a Texas synagogue, local and federal officials held a news conference Friday morning in Los Angeles to address security concerns at local synagogues.
A memorial is held in Los Alamitos for deceased firefighter Jonathan FlaglerFlagler died while battling a house fire in Rancho Palos Verdes earlier this month. Reporting by Lesley Marin.
Comedian Louie Anderson dies at 68 after battle with cancerLouie Anderson, whose more than four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as the mother of adult twins on the television series “Baskets,” died Friday. He was 68 years old. Reports Tina Patel.