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4 to Watch: 10-Year-Old Girl Climbs Into El Capitan History

Selah Schneiter also got a surprise on TODAY from a climbing legend

A 10-year-old climber had her dad by her side and a motto cycling through her head as she became the youngest person on record to climb towering El Capitan.

It's one of the stories we're featuring today on NBCLA.

Climber Makes History Atop California's El Capitan

Selah Schneiter made history last week when she became the youngest person on record to scale El Capitan, a towering 3,000-foot vertical rock formation in California's Yosemite National Park. Her motto: "'How do you eat an elephant? Small bites.' So we were just trying to do one day at a time, one move at a time, one pitch at a time." Here's what Selah and her family had to say about the feat.

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Video Released in Deadly North Hills Crash, Suspect Identified

A 27-year-old woman with a DUI conviction was identified Tuesday as the suspect in a deadly hit-and-run crash that killed one person and sent four more to the hospital in North Hills over the weekend. A $50,000 reward was issued for information about the crash, which was caught on camera.

A crash in North Hills resulted in the death of a man and severe injuries to people in both vehicles. Police say Maritza Joana Lara is suspected of leaving the scene of the deadly crash without rendering aid to the injured people in both vehicles.

Where's Marilyn? Video Might Help Locate Missing Statue

Security camera video might help investigators track down a statue of Marilyn Monroe that was sawed off a piece of artwork in Hollywood. The likeness of Monroe in her famous pose from "The Seven Year Itch" was stolen Monday by someone who climbed the "Four Ladies of Hollywood" gazebo. We have updates and the video here.

An alleged thief and his accomplice were caught on camera cutting down an iconic statue of Marilyn Monroe at the Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo.

Mayor Garcetti to Outline Plan for Homelessness

LA's mayor will be joined by some members of the city council to announce a new plan to overhaul the city's approach to serving the homeless living in encampments around the community. That news conference is scheduled for 2 p.m. You'll find full coverage here when it begins.

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