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4 to Watch: The Storied LA Memorial Coliseum Gets a Major Makeover

The results of a two-year renovation are ready for their football season debut at the LA Memorial Coliseum

New seats and a new name are just some of the changes for the upcoming football season at one of LA's most storied venues. 

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

Images: See What's Changed at the LA Memorial Coliseum

Built in 1923, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has hosted hosted two Olympics, two Super Bowls, a World Series, a papal Mass and visits by three U.S. presidents. Now, one of LA's most storied landmarks enters its next chapter. Here its is, before, during and after the $315 million renovation.

[la gallery] Photos: See the Changes Coming to the Historic LA Memorial Coliseum

Drive-By Shooting Leaves 2 Childhood Friends Dead

Jose Flores had just stopped by his friend's house to drop off gifts for a baby shower when someone opened fire from a car, leaving both men dead. No arrests have been reported in the Florence area shooting. We'll have updates here.

A 24-year-old UC Irvine doctorate student and his childhood friend were killed Wednesday night in a drive-by shooting in Florence. Toni Guinyard reports for Today in LA on Thursday Aug. 15, 2019.

Wildlife Waystation Move Might Take a Year

How do you move hundreds of exotic animals? It's going to take time, but that's the task ahead after the Wildlife Waystation lost its license. The Waystation has been a home for animals in need of rescue for four decades in the hills above Sylmar. Here's the full story.

After more than four decades as a refuge for exotic animals, including lions, tigers and chimps, the Wildlife Waystation in Sylmar is closing, leaving nearly 500 animals with a need for new homes. Patrick Healy reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.

ICYMI: SoCal Sensation Kodi Lee Leaves 'America's Got Talent' Judges Speechless

Lake Elsinore's Kodi Lee, a 22-year-old singer who is blind and has autism, wowed judges and viewers back in May with a golden-buzzer performance on "America's Got Talent." He was back this week in a big way.

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