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New reports in Jussie Smollett case leave some baffled, others outraged

LOS ANGELES — The national outrage that simmered after actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by people shouting racial and anti-gay slurs was fueled in part by celebrities who spoke out loud and strong on social media.


Snow, ice closes major Southern California highways

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cars and trucks were stranded overnight after ice and blowing snow closed several major Southern California highways. The California Highway Patrol began escorting motorists early Monday in southbound lanes of Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles. But all northbound lanes of I-5 rema


Mayor John Duran Accused Of Sexual Harassment Forced To Resign

WEST HOLLYWOOD—Mayor John Duran on the right forced to leave office after numerous allegations of sexual misconduct. The West Hollywood major has records of improper behaviors.


Gov. Newsom Calls for Tougher Restrictions as California’s Illegal Pot Market Stifles Legal Sales

Before he was elected governor, Gavin Newsom was instrumental in legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California. Now, as he settles into office, he faces the challenge of fixing a system that has been slow to bloom.


Andrew Toles has personal matter, doesn't report to Dodgers

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles did not report to spring training camp on Monday's voluntary full squad reporting day because of an unspecified personal matter.


Protesters Disrupt Altadena Church's Black History Celebration as Los Angeles County District Attorney Attempts to Speak

Loud protesters reportedly including the mothers of several people killed during incidents involving law enforcement disrupted a Black History Celebration at Altadena Baptist Church on Sunday night.


2 Southern California highways reopened after storm

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities have reopened two major Southern California highways that were closed because of ice and snow, stranding hundreds of motorists overnight. The California Highway Patrol says Monday that traffic started moving again around 11 a.m. Monday in northbound lanes of Interstat


LA County drops plan for $2B jail in favor of mental health facility

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors this week abandoned years of planning to rebuild Men's Central Jail and voted 3-2 to rebuild it as at least one mental health facility. The author and co-author of the new plan appeared on Eyewitness Newsmakers.


Harassment Allegations and Power Struggles Roil Bell Gardens City Hall, City Manager ‘Placed on Medical Leave’

Hews Media Group-Community News has obtained a four-page internal memo written by Bell Gardens City Councilman Pedro Aceituno in Dec. 2018, addressed to Mayor Alejandra Cortez, the City Council, and former City attorney Arnold Alvarez-Glasman, alleging harassment, retaliation, and the fostering of a


18 trillion gallons of water has fallen in California so far this month

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - It's been a stormy 2019 for California so far, and we're only a little more than two months into the new year!. So exactly how much water has fallen in California this month?


Police: Man attacks pedestrian in El Monte, tries to rape her

Investigators are looking for a man who over the weekend attacked a woman on an El Monte street, dragged her around a corner and tried to rape her, authorities said Monday. The 18-year-old victim fought back during the attack Sunday and got away, attack, police said. The suspect remains on the loose


VIDEO: New Rams/Chargers Stadium Already Looks Unbelievable

Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park appears to be coming together fast and in amazing fashion. An overhead shot of the construction courtesy of the LA Times' Arash Markazi shows just how big the Inglewood complex will be. The nearly $5 billion stadium plans to open its doors in 2020 and is schedul


Off-duty deputy killed in suspected DUI crash in California

CHINO, Calif. — Officials say an off-duty San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputy was killed in a traffic collision, and the driver of the other car was arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter.


Noon rally at Los Angeles City Hall set to protest President Trump's national emergency declaration

LOS ANGELES (FOX 11) - A noon rally is planned at Los Angeles City Hall on Monday as part of a nationwide set of demonstrations against President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency that allows him to shift funding away from Congress-approved national security initiatives and toward c


California Man Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Starting Cranston Wildfire

A Southern California man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to starting a wildfire last summer that destroyed more than 13,000 acres east of Los Angeles.


Did Tristan Thompson Cheat on Khloe Kardashian AGAIN?!

Rumors have been swirling for months that Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian are on the rocks, and these new reports certainly won’t help repair their relationship. The NBA star was apparently in Los Angeles last week to spend Valentine’s Day with his girlfriend Khloe and their daughter, 10-month


Southern California man arrested following death of 6-month-old daughter

SAN BERNARDINO (AP) - Authorities say a Southern California man has been arrested following the death of his 6-month-old daughter. The Sun reports Alfonso Ornelas was arrested on suspicion of murder and assault on a child causing death after the baby died at a hospital Saturday.


Drivers Wait Out Overnight Closure on the 5 Freeway North of LA

The 5 Freeway was shut down overnight in both directions over the Grapevine north of Los Angeles due to heavy snow and several crashes. Southbound lanes reopened earl Monday morning. Northbound lanes were expected to reopen by 6 a.m.


California May Do Away With Speed Limits For Certain Lanes Of I-5 And Hwy. 99

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California may do away with speed limits for certain lanes on I-5 and Highway 99, in order to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases. Senator John Moorlach (R- Orange County) introduced SB 319 on Friday. If passes, it would require the Department of Transportation to built tw


1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shootings at 2 Locations in Buena Park; Suspects Sought

Police in Buena Park are searching for multiple suspects after two shootings left one person dead and another injured Sunday night. Officers responded to the area of Kingman Avenue and and Franklin Street after receiving several reports of shots fired around 8:30 p.m., according to a statement poste