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LA County reports highest COVID-19 death total since April 2021For the third day in a row, Los Angeles County has reported more than 40,000 positive cases of COVID-19, and with 66 additional deaths reported Saturday, Los Angeles County’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has risen. exceeded 28,000. The reported total is also the highest since April 2021.

Union Pacific rep: ‘We are paying the price as consumers’ for increased train robberies in LALaurie Perez reports from San Pedro on the ongoing problem of Union Pacific cargo containers being stolen while on a section of railroad tracks in the Lincoln Heights area. A Union Pacific spokeswoman speaks with Perez about the problem and the added problem of thieves spending little or no time looting them.

A train derails in Lincoln HeightsA Union Pacific train derailed in Lincoln Heights on Saturday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but 17 containers carried by the train were affected. Several roads in the area were also closed. The incident happened at the same rail yard where news of vandalism and theft has made headlines in recent days.

Enhanced security at local synagoguesKandiss Crone reports on efforts by local law enforcement to increase patrols around synagogues in Southland, after a hostage situation unfolded in Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Synagogue on Saturdays.

Hostages rescued in Dallas/Ft. Worth Area SynagogueOfficials report that the four people were taken hostage in Colleyville, Texas. Dallas Synagogue/Ft. The Worth area Saturday was rescued and the hostage taker killed.

How often do underwater volcanoes occur? A geologist joins Studio to discussA massive underwater volcanic eruption has occurred near Tonga, prompting tsunami warnings around the world. Dr. Andrea Balbas, assistant professor at Cal State Long Beach, who teaches in the Department of Geological Sciences, joined the studio to discuss and clarify all the unknowns of this underwater phenomenon.

Body found in water at MacArthur ParkA body was pulled from the water at MacArthur Park on Saturday, and initial reports indicate the suspect may have drowned. An investigation is underway.

Authorities are investigating fatal stabbings in Sun ValleyA man was found suffering from multiple stab wounds in Sun Valley on Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are still looking for a suspect in the incident.

LA County reports highest number of COVID-19 deaths since April 2021As the number of COVID-19 continues to rise nationwide, Los Angeles County reported its highest death toll since April 2021, with 66. It is also the third consecutive day the county has reported more than 40,000 positive cases.

Delta Flight makes an emergency landing at LAX Saturday morningA mechanical problem forced a Delta flight from Los Angeles to Maui to turn around and make an emergency landing Saturday morning. Flight 362 landed safely. No injuries were reported and LAX officials said the plane was towed off the runway.

Southern California coasts under tsunami warning, as well as the entire Pacific coastJake Reiner reports from Newport Beach where beaches along the Orange County coast were mostly barren except for some surfers and residents hoping to spot something unusual in the wake of the tsunami advisory .

Local authorities on alert at Jewish houses of worship as Texas hostage situation remains activeLos Angeles-area law enforcement was monitoring local Jewish places of worship Saturday after hearing of a hostage-taking at a Texas synagogue.

Chargers 2021 Recap with Team Beat WritersAfter a season of ups and downs for the Chargers, with the team ultimately losing a game before reaching the playoffs, CBSLA sportswriter Chris Hayre recaps the season with team beat writers.

Weather Forecast for Weekend 11/15CBSLA meteorologist Alex Biston is tracking your weather forecast for this weekend, which includes rain and a wind advisory.

Tsunami warning for southern CalfironiaThe National Weather Service issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted near the South Pacific island of Tonga overnight.

Police investigate stabbing attack in Korean city that left one deadA man has died after being stabbed at a convenience store in Koreatown.

Two LAPD murder suspects appear in federal court on FridayTwo of the suspects in Arroyos’ death, Contreras and Rios, appeared in federal court on Friday and were ordered to be held without bond, with arraignments scheduled for Feb. 3. If found guilty, the four defendants will face the death penalty.

Percentage of Omicron patients in intensive care units higher than during delta surgeSara Donchey reports on the surge in Omicron cases in LA County. With the percentage of patients currently in ICUs higher than it was during the Delta variant outbreak, hospitals, schools and the workforce have been hit hard.

Check it out: Griffith ObservatoryThe Griffith Observatory is the most watched telescope in the world, with over 7 million people gazing at the stars at this iconic Los Angeles landmark.

Two tourists robbed on cameraA tourist said he would probably never return to Los Angeles after that heartbreaking first visit.

Two Rancho Cucamonga women arrested for abusing 8-month-old childTwo women, employed at a Kiddie Academy in Rancho Cucamonga, have been arrested in connection with a child abuse allegation stemming from the mistreatment of an 8-month-old child in their care who was neglected and allegedly suffered a skull fracture. Authorities fear there are no more casualties.

UCLA agrees to four-year extension with head coach Chip KellyAfter their first title-winning season since 2015, the UCLA Bruins have announced that they are extending head coach Chip Kelly’s contract.

One injured in attempted robbery at Canoga Park jewelry storeAn attempted robbery at a jewelry store called “The Ice Brothers”, at the Westfield Topanga mall in Canoga Park, prompted a response from authorities on Friday afternoon. According to initial reports from LAPD officers, one person was injured and it is unclear what, if anything, was stolen.

Authorities are still looking for a suspect in the tragic murder of Brianna KupferLos Angeles Police Department officers are still looking for the suspect in the tragic murder of Brianna Kupfer, who worked at Croft House on La Brea Ave. Thursday afternoon when she was killed. She was attending UCLA with the goal of earning a degree in architectural design.


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