The Los Angeles Police Department fired one of its detention officers following the controversial in-custody death of Wakiesha Wilson, who hanged herself two years ago and whose death became the focus of repeated protests at... Read More
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A sampling of crime data from neighborhoods surrounding some of LA's first recreational pot stores has shown no significant increases in crime reports. Eric Leonard reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018.
A sampling of crime data from the neighborhoods around some of L.A.’s first recreational marijuana retail stores — showed no significant increases in crime reports during the first three months the drug was legal for adults... Read More
Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News on Thursday, April 19, 2018.
The LAPD says an armed robber nicknamed the "Shaggy Bandit" - who was suspected in several holdups in the West San Fernando Valley - was the man killed in a shootout with officers in Reseda last week. Read More
NTSB investigators are looking to see if one of the fan blades in the engine of the plane was among those that the manufacturer and the FAA had called to be inspected last year. The engine is a CFM 56-7B. The NBC4 I-Team learned late Wednesday the FAA will now issue an air worthiness directive within the next two weeks. It will require new inspections of these types of engines. In a statement, the FAA said, "The FAA will issue an Airworthiness Directive (AD) within the next two weeks that will require inspections of certain CFM56-7B engines. The directive will require an ultrasonic inspection of fan blades when they reach a certain number of takeoffs and landings. Any blades that fail the inspection will have to be replaced." Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
A little-known credit reporting agency could be giving you a lower credit score than the "big three" credit bureaus. Read More
The NBC4 I-Team looks into the safety record of the engine that exploded, killing a passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News at 5 on Tuesday, April17, 2018.
A former Orange County attorney will have to pay restitution to former clients after pleading guilty to felony grand theft. Read More