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Woman accused of dumping puppies in Coachella trash bin had 38 dogs in her house, authorities say

A woman seen on video dumping a plastic bag filled with seven puppies in a Coachella trash bin had 38 dogs living in her home when she was arrested, authorities said Tuesday. When officers with the Riverside County Department of Animal Services arrived at 54-year-old Deborah Sue Culwell’s home on 3r


Montebello Police Officer Dies Of Gunshot From His Own Service Weapon

MONTEBELLO (CBSLA) — A police officer who died of a gunshot wound at the Montebello Police Department’s headquarters was identified as a recent transplant to Southern California who was looking forward to a new career after serving as a correctional officer.


Reckless driver leads officers, deputies on pursuit across Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies were in pursuit of a reckless driver on Tuesday afternoon in southeast Los Angeles County. The pursuit began around 11:30 a.m. in the Lakewood area. The suspect in a dark-colored vehicle was seen driving erratically, crossing over


Homeless encampment cleared from Whittier Boulevard greenbelt area in Whittier

The homeless encampment on the Whittier Boulevard greenbelt area, which has upset many Whittier residents in recent months, was cleared Monday, following the posting of a 72-hour notice Friday ordering those camping there to move out.


Tennis Broadcaster Justin Gimelstob Pleads in Assault Case

Prosecutors say tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017. The district attorney's office says the 42-year-old former pro player was sentenced Monday to three years of probation, 60 days of c


Measles Outbreak Hits Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES, CA — The measles has made its way through Los Angeles like a tourist, hitting everything from LAX to a taco stand to UCLA, health department officials confirmed Monday. The outbreak appears to have come to Los Angeles through travelers, and it took root among the unvaccinated.


Amtrak Employee Assaulted by Ticketless Passenger Aboard Train, OPD says

A train conductor was assaulted by a passenger aboard an Amtrak Pacific Surfliner en route to Los Angeles on Tuesday, police said. The Amtrak employee was checking tickets on the second level of Pacific Surfliner train 565 when the altercation happened just before the Amtrak arrived to the Oceanside


Man charged in brutal ax attack of 7-Eleven customer pleads no contest

A homeless man who attacked a customer with a double-edged hatchet after he offered to buy the transient’s food at a convenience store in 2017 pleaded no contest Monday to attempted voluntary manslaughter.


LASD - Carson Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff

Join Sheriff Alex Villanueva at the Carson Community Center for an evening of information and resources about community concerns and The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.


Father makes 1st court appearance after allegedly beating infant son in downtown LA

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The man accused of beating his 8-month-old son in downtown Los Angeles was arraigned Tuesday. Michael Freeman pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and child abuse charges. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ordered Freeman to remain jailed without bail while awaiting


Morning Wrap: Montebello beats Alhambra, is a win away from Almont League title

MONTEBELLO – Montebello High pitcher Christian Covarrubias knew that his team needed him to come through in a big way on Monday in the opener of their three-game series against Alhambra.


Fatal plane crash in California prison yard involved one-of-a-kind plane

A one-of-a kind vintage plane that took off from Chino Airport crashed Monday, April 22, in the prison yard of the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco, according to Federal Aviation Administration officials.


Carjacking Victim Hospitalized After Being Shot in Santa Ana; Gunman Sought

Police are searching for whoever carjacked and shot a man in Santa Ana late Monday night. The incident occurred about 10:45 p.m. in the 900 block of East Central Avenue, Santa Ana Police Department watch commander Moreno said.


Second Sister Struck By Big Rig In South LA Dies Of Her Injuries

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The second of two sisters struck by a big rig truck as they walked to school has died. Amy Lorenzo, 12, died Monday at a hospital. She had suffered major injuries in the April 4 crash that killed her 14-year-old sister, Marlene, as they crossed 37th Street at Broadway in a cros


Report: Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit by a former sports reporter. Kelli Tennant filed the suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, contending Walton assaulted her in a hotel room in Santa Monica while he was an assistan


Few Details Emerge After Woman, Man Are Found Dead in Newport Beach Apartment

Few answers have emerged two days after a man and a woman were discovered dead inside an apartment in Newport Beach on Sunday night. The roommate of Darren Partch, 38, reported finding him and a woman the caller didn't know inside their residence at the Villa Siena complex around 9:30 p.m., accordin


Man shot dead in South Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - Another shooting in less than a week in South Los Angeles turned deadly. This time it happened in the 7400 block of South Figueroa Street. Monday's shooting was reported just before 7 p.m. The victim, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to aut


Did you know hundreds of sea turtles are now Southern California residents?

Justin Greenman, assistant stranding coordinator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will speak at 7 p.m. in Newport Beach. When sea turtles began surfacing in local harbors last year, most who saw them were delighted but surprised.


13,000 People Left L.A. County Between 2017 and 2018, Census Says

A year ahead of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau has released estimates showing that nearly 13,000 residents moved out of L.A. County between July of 2017 and July of 2018, sparking ongoing discussion about the role that rising costs and the L.A. housing crisis have in the county’s shifting d


College Admissions Scam: USC Coach Who Made Fake Crew Profile for Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Agrees to Plead Guilty

The University of Southern California coach who created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli, agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions scam on Tuesday.