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Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 09:05 PM PDT

Los Angeles' Response to Typhus Epidemic 'Too Slow'

Los Angeles' Response to Typhus Epidemic 'Too Slow'

Los Angeles County's typhus epidemic continues to worsen, with 107 people now infected, while some are complaining the city is too slow to take action, including removing heaps of uncollected garbage that are...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 07:06 PM PDT

Homeless Shelter Overcrowding Raises Concerns

Homeless Shelter Overcrowding Raises Concerns

One homeless provider is raising concerns about a spike in homeless in downtown Los Angeles. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 03:30 AM PST

LAPD Cops Face New Threat: Fleas, Rats, and Typhus Disease

LAPD Cops Face New Threat: Fleas, Rats, and Typhus Disease

LAPD cops stationed near downtown LA's Skid Row now work in fear of becoming the newest victims of the county's growing typhus epidemic, officers tell the NBC4 I-Team.

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 05:30 AM PST

Disturbing Incidents Reported at LA City Libraries

Disturbing Incidents Reported at LA City Libraries

The NBC4 I-Team has uncovered hundreds of disturbing incidents reported at Los Angeles city libraries, many that put the safety of employees and the public at risk.

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 12:37 AM PST

Crime Down from LA Libraries But Not Gone

Crime Down from LA Libraries But Not Gone

The NBC4 I-Team followed up with Los Angeles public libraries and officials to see if they are keeping their promise to better safety after an investigation released shocking details. Joel Grover reports for the...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 09:46 AM PDT

Neighborhoods at Risk Due to Fire Threat From Homeless Encampments

Neighborhoods at Risk Due to Fire Threat From Homeless Encampments

Incidents of fires erupting in homeless encampments in the Los Angeles area have risen sharply, creating a growing fire danger that puts homes, dry hillsides and entire neighborhoods at risk.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 01:38 PM PDT

LA's Homeless Get More Help in Wake of I-Team Reports on Libraries

LA's Homeless Get More Help in Wake of I-Team Reports on Libraries

The city of LA has stepped up its efforts to provide housing and counseling to the homeless population that congregates at LA's public libraries. As the NBC4 I-Team has reported in recent months, the homeless...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 12:26 PM PDT

LA Vows to Clean Filth From More City Streets

LA Vows to Clean Filth From More City Streets

Los Angeles city work crews were out in force Wednesday morning near downtown LA, as part of a new effort to remove trash and filth from more streets.

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Sentencing Delayed for LA's 'Cowboy Gun' Bandits
Sentencing Delayed for LA's 'Cowboy Gun' Bandits

Sentencing was delayed Thursday for two Los Angeles men facing lengthy federal prison terms for carrying out a string of stick-ups attributed to the "Cowboy Gun Bandits'' -- so named because of a distinctive...

Proposal Would Fine Companies for Gender Wage Gap
Proposal Would Fine Companies for Gender Wage Gap

High-volume employers in Los Angeles would be required to pay female employees as much as their male counterparts, should a proposal put forth Thursday by a city councilman come to fruition.

Memorial Day: Record Number of LAX Travelers Predicted
Memorial Day: Record Number of LAX Travelers Predicted

A record 1.4 million travelers are expected to pass through Los Angeles International Airport between Thursday and next Tuesday as people hit the roads and airways for Memorial Day weekend.

3 Dead, State Capital Battered as Storms Rake Missouri
3 Dead, State Capital Battered as Storms Rake Missouri

An outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees, tossed cars across a dealership lot and injured several people in Missouri's capital city and killed at least three others...

NBC Hosts 5th Annual Red Nose Day
NBC Hosts 5th Annual Red Nose Day

The fifth annual "Red Nose Day" special returns to NBC Thursday to raise money to lift children out of poverty globally. Terry Crews from "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "America's Got...

After Years of Legal Fights, Michael Jackson's Estate and His Former Manager Settle Lawsuit
After Years of Legal Fights, Michael Jackson's Estate and His Former Manager Settle Lawsuit

A years-long lawsuit between Michael Jackson's estate and one of the superstar's former managers has been settled, ending one of the final legal fights over the King of Pop's assets.