City Council Passes LA ‘Fracking’ Ban – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles City Council moved a step closer Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve a moratorium on a…

Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (Feb. 27) – CBS Local

Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (Feb. 27)CBS LocalSTUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — So this first wave moved in just as we forecasted. Rainfall totals in Santa Barbara were close to 1 inch,…

LAX To Oakland Flight Lands After Smoke Fills Cabin – CBS Local

LAX To Oakland Flight Lands After Smoke Fills CabinCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A flight that originated from LAX was evacuated in Oakland Wednesday night after the plane’s cabin filled…

Pedestrian Killed On NB 405 Freeway In Sepulveda Pass – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A pedestrian was fatally struck Wednesday morning on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass. LISTEN TO KNX 1070 FOR TRAFFIC UPDATES…

Dalai Lama Visits Southland On Non-Violence Speaking Tour – CBS Local

CBS LocalINGLEWOOD (CBSLA.com) — His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, Tenzin Gyatso, visited Los Angeles Tuesday as he continues a speaking tour on Non-Violence and the Effects of…

Airport Workers Sentenced In LAX Dry Ice Bomb Case – CBS Local

Airport Workers Sentenced In LAX Dry Ice Bomb CaseCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Two airport employees charged with setting off dry ice bombs at LAX last year were sentenced Friday,…

LAX Worker Fatally Struck By Luggage-Moving Cart – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A Los Angeles International Airport employee was fatally struck Friday by a luggage-moving cart. The incident took place around 5 a.m. on the LAX mid-field…

Man, 44, Charged With Strangling Retired Hollywood High Teacher – CBS Local

Man, 44, Charged With Strangling Retired Hollywood High TeacherCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A 44-year-old man was charged Thursday with the strangulation murder of a retired Hollywood High School teacher.…

Officials Investigating If WeHo Office Fire Was Intentionally Set – CBS Local

Officials Investigating If WeHo Office Fire Was Intentionally SetCBS LocalWEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A two-alarm fire damaged an office building and injured two firefighters early Tuesday morning. The fire was…

Final Day of ‘Jamzilla’ Slows Holiday Travelers On 405 Freeway – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The final day of the 80-hour partial shutdown of the San Diego (405) Freeway dubbed “Jamzilla” began Monday morning. Ramp and lane closures began early…

HazMat Crews Investigate Gas Leak In Playa Del Rey – CBS Local

HazMat Crews Investigate Gas Leak In Playa Del ReyCBS LocalPLAYA DEL REY (CBSLA.com) — Officials Monday were trying to determine if a gas leak in Playa del Rey was an…

‘Juno’ Actress Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay – CBS Local

‘Juno’ Actress Ellen Page Comes Out As GayCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Ellen Page, who won the hearts of moviegoers as the pregnant teenager in the 2007 film “Juno,” has…

1 Killed, 2 Injured In Mid-City House Fire – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A fatal house fire was under investigation Tuesday in the mid-city area. The fire was reported around 5:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of South…

LA Native Jeremy Hodge Released From Custody In Egypt – CBS Local

LA Native Jeremy Hodge Released From Custody In EgyptCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles native Jeremy Hodge has been released from custody in Egypt, it was reported Sunday. The…

Curious Bear Cub Gives Pasadena Residents A Fright – CBS Local

Curious Bear Cub Gives Pasadena Residents A FrightCBS LocalPASADENA (CBSLA.com) — A brown bear cub made itself at home in a Pasadena neighborhood Thursday afternoon. The cub was first spotted…

Mayor Garcetti Acts As Grand Marshal Of Kingdom Day Parade – CBS Local

Mayor Garcetti Acts As Grand Marshal Of Kingdom Day ParadeCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Mayor Eric Garcetti was the Grand Marshal of the 29th annual Kingdom Day Parade Monday. The…

Parents, 2 Children Killed In Sylmar House Fire – CBS Local

CBS LocalSYLMAR (CBSLA.com) — A couple and their two pre-teen children died Monday following a fire at their home. The fire was reported at 4:37 a.m. in a metal barn-like…

Rizzo Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud Charges – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Disgraced former Bell city manger Robert Rizzo Monday pleaded guilty to charges that he filed a false federal income-tax return. Rizzo admitted in a plea…

Thousands Flock To Downtown For LA’s New Year’s Eve Bash – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — For the first-time, downtown Los Angeles is hosting a huge, New Year’s Eve bash in the city’s newly dedicated Grand Park. Organizers expect about 15,000…

Lancaster Family’s Gifts Stolen During Christmas Eve Burglary – CBS Local

Lancaster Family’s Gifts Stolen During Christmas Eve BurglaryCBS LocalLANCASTER (CBSLA.com) — A family returned home from a Christmas Eve party to discover their presents stolen right from under their tree.…

Tens Of Thousands Of Passengers Traveling Through LAX This Christmas Eve – CBS Local

Tens Of Thousands Of Passengers Traveling Through LAX This Christmas EveCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Tens of thousands of passengers traveled through Los Angeles International Airport on Christmas Eve. KNX…

1 Stabbed During Westdale Home Invasion Robbery – CBS Local

1 Stabbed During Westdale Home Invasion RobberyCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said one person was stabbed during a home invasion robbery in Westdale Sunday evening. Officials said the robbery…

Police Fatally Shoot Reckless Driving Suspect In Corvette – CBS Local

CBS LocalSOUTH GATE (CBSLA.com) — Police chased a suspect driving a Corvette Friday evening before ultimately shooting him dead in Downtown Los Angeles. Officials said the driver was wanted for…

Missing: 2 Men From Canoga Park, Saugus – CBS Local

Missing: 2 Men From Canoga Park, SaugusCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities are looking for two men who disappeared more than a week ago and may be together. Leo Anicua,…