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Federal prosecutors file charges in LAPD officer’s murderLuis Alfredo de La Rosa Rios, 29, Ernesto Cisneros, 22, Jesse Contreras, 33, and Haylee Marie Grisham, 18, are all gang related. Rios, Cisneros and Contreras are said to be active gang members, while Grisham said in a post-arrest interview that she had been dating Rios for about a year.

Check this out: Echo Park LakeDesmond Shaw takes a towering look at one of Los Angeles’ oldest and most beautiful landmarks, Echo Park Lake.

Governor’s office hopes to recover additional COVID sick pay on an emergency basisPolitical reporter Tom Wait looks at increasing pressure lawmakers are facing to reduce state-supported COVID sick leave, despite concerns from some business groups such as the California Chamber of Commerce.

Omicron variant continues to fuel COVID-19 peakThe highly transmissible Omicron variant continues to cause skyrocketing COVID-19 rates nationwide, with some health experts pointing out that we’re still nowhere near the peak.

Cruel attack scares bus driversAfter the unsolicited attack on a County-USC Medical Center emergency room on his way to work at a bus stop near Union Station Thursday, colleagues and residents across Southland began voicing safety concerns, not only by public transport, but by the city.

Employee killed at Hancock Park Boutique furniture storePolice identified the victim as 24-year-old Brianna Kupfer. According to police, the man who killed her fled through the back door down the alley to Oakwood Avenue and La Brea Avenue.

Latest US Drought Monitor Shows Statewide ImprovementWhile exceptional drought has wiped out the state, Southern California remains subject to moderate to severe drought in some parts of the region, CBSLA meteorologist Alex Biston reports.

‘Hamilton’ resumes February 9 at Pantages Theater“Hamilton” will resume performances at the Hollywood Pantages Theater on February 9 after multiple shows were canceled due to COVID-19 cases over the holiday season.

CBS2 investigation: Dozens of unregulated COVID tests are popping upCBS2 Investigative reporter David Goldstein looks at the increasingly unregulated market for COVID-19 testing sites. While the state and federal governments regulate labs that test the samples, they have no authority over sites that simply collect the samples.

People make the difference: a community of friendsIn tonight’s People Make A Difference, Amy Johnson takes a look at a local nonprofit dedicated to mental health and homelessness.

Hospitals with a blood deficiencyUsually, hospitals try to have a blood supply that would last about five days. According to Jay Winkenbach of the American Red Cross, hospitals in Los Angeles have enough blood for a day.

LA County reports second-highest total of COVID-19 cases on ThursdayThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has reported the second-highest total of positive COVID-19 cases, with more than 45,000 cases — the second total of more than 45,000 in less than a week. An additional 45 deaths have also been reported, bringing the total count since the start of the pandemic to 27,895.

Government Gavin Newsom Denies Parole For RFK Assassin Sirhan SirhanGovernor Gavin Newsom on Thursday rejected the release of Robert F. Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan from prison, more than half a century after the 1968 massacre.

Riverside County Reports Infant Mortality From COVID-19Riverside County reported an infant death from COVID-19 on Thursday, noting that it is the region’s youngest person to die from the virus.

Supreme Court Blocks Biden’s Vaccine Mandate For Major EmployersJasmine Viel reports on the Supreme Court decision to prevent the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large, private companies be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly tests.

City Attorney Mike Feuer on Efforts to Combat Price GougingCity attorney Mike Feuer encourages viewers to report possible instances of price gouging.

Some health experts believe the peak of Omicron cases may be nearWith Orange County health officials reporting that hospitalization rates in the region appear to have stabilized for the first time in months, some officials are hoping the winter wave peak is near. Others are less hopeful, as ICUs across the state remain clogged with patients.

3 men found dead of apparent drug overdose in Woodland Hills apartmentToxicology reports are ongoing, but Los Angeles police believe the men died of a drug overdose.

Thieves Loot Packages From Union Pacific Cargo Containers DowntownKristine Lazar reports from downtown LA, where thousands of shredded boxes litter an area of ​​Union Pacific train tracks, trash left by robbers who continue to steal packages from retailers like Amazon and REI from the company’s freight containers.

Woman attacked at bus stop at Union StationA woman was attacked Thursday morning while waiting for a bus in Cesar Chavez and Vignes streets. The woman, an emergency room nurse at County-USC Medical Center, was transported to that same medical facility for surgery. She is reportedly still in critical condition.

Murder investigation underway in Hancock ParkLAPD officials have launched an investigation into a murder that occurred Thursday afternoon, when a woman was found dead outside a local luxury furniture store. Suspicious information was not immediately available.

Snoop Dogg will soon be selling hot dogsThe rapper has reportedly filed for a federal trademark for “Snoop Doggs.” Jasmine Viel reports that.

New COVID test results coming in within 30 minutesAFC Urgent Care Torrance has a PCR test that can give results in half an hour. Jasmine Viel reports that.

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