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  • LA County Feb 22

    Man Shot, Killed in Planet Fitness Parking Lot

    Police are investigating why a man who, according to a friend, was living in his car, was shot in the Whittier parking lot. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.

  • LA County Feb 22

    Police Search for Person Who Killed Man in Santa Fe Springs

    A man his 30s was fatally shot in the head Friday in a parking lot in Santa Fe Springs. The shooting occurred Friday about 4 p.m. in the 11100 block of Washington Boulevard, near Norwalk Boulevard, in Santa Fe Springs, according to Lt. Dominic Iraldo of the Whittier Police Department, which also serves Santa Fe Springs. The victim was taken…

  • LA County Feb 9

    NewsConference: LA County’s Totally New Voting Experience

    The old way of voting in Los Angeles County is out. This March 3rd Primary voters will use new devices at new locations. Voters will now have 11 days to vote. NBC4’s Conan Nolan talks with Dean Logan, LA County’s Registrar-Recorder, the man who is responsible for running elections in the county. He explains the reasons behind the...

  • LA County Feb 5

    Reckless Driving Pursuit Suspect Arrested in Lynwood

    The suspect was traveling at speeds of over 100 mph at one point on surface streets. Gil Leyvas reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.

  • LA County Feb 5

    LA County Legal Payouts Up 24% in FY2018-19

    Los Angeles County paid out $91.5 million to satisfy judgments and settle lawsuits in fiscal year 2018-19, nearly one-quarter more than it spent the previous year, according to an analysis made available Tuesday. That total doesn’t include another $57 million in legal fees and expenses related to those lawsuits. The Litigation Cost Report was included on the Board of Supervisors…

  • coronavirus Feb 4

    LA County Urges Against Misinformation, Fear of Coronavirus

    Los Angeles County’s top public health official stressed Tuesday that there remains only one case of the deadly Chinese coronavirus in Los Angeles County, hoping to counter misleading information stoking fear in some communities. “There is a lot of fear and misinformation,” Department of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer told the Board of Supervisors, adding that her department is...

  • LA County Feb 1

    Coronavirus Scare Sweeps LA County

    A Lunar New Year Celebration in Alhambra was canceled due to concerns of the coronavirus. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.

  • LA County Jan 29

    L.A. County Seeks to Expand Doula Services for Pregnant Women of Color

    Hoping to improve infant and maternal mortality rates among low-income women of color, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today asked staffers to identify funding to expand doula services for pregnant women. Supervisors Hilda Solis and Mark Ridley-Thomas co-authored the motion. “Access to high-quality health care should not depend on a woman’s income or socioeconomic status, and I...

  • LA County Jan 23

    Yelp Now Alerts You When Restaurants Have Lower Grades

    Millions of us rely on Yelp to decide where to eat. Now the popular review site is promising to warn you about restaurants that could make you sick. Joel Grover reports for the NBC4 News on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

  • Los Angeles Jan 23

    Yelp Warns Consumers About LA Restaurants With Bad Grades

    The popular review site Yelp started warning Southern Californians about restaurants that get low health inspection grades Wednesday, and some of those places are famous, fancy eateries.  Starting Wednesday, if you try to read Yelp reviews of any LA County restaurant that has a C rating or worse, you’ll first see a big, bold warning that says “Consumer Alert:...

  • LA County Jan 22

    Hiker Rescues in LA County On the Climb

    There were 787 search and rescue missions last year — nearly 150 in Montrose alone. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020.

  • Heather Navarro Jan 28, 2016

    Push for Campus Preparedness in Event of Mass Shooting

    LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell and the Los Angeles Community College District announced a new safety plan Wednesday, which includes hiring seven additional sheriff’s deputies to patrol campuses, in light of mass shootings like those at Santa Monica College and Umpqua College in Oregon.

  • LA County Dec 23, 2019

    Stay Out of the Ocean as Storms Send Debris Into the Pacific, Officials Say

    With rain water again sending debris and other potentially hazardous materials cascading to the coast, Los Angeles County health officials issued a beach water use advisory Monday, urging people to avoid swimming in the ocean near discharging drains and creeks. The advisory will remain in effect until at least 7:30 a.m. Thursday for beaches throughout the county, although with more…

  • Christmas Dec 23, 2019

    LA County’s Free Holiday Celebration Is Pure Joy

    The multi-artist, super-exuberant affair will again play the fiddles and raise the tambourines at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

  • LA County Dec 20, 2019

    Driver Taken Down by K-9 After Freeway Pursuit

    The driver of a gray Honda sedan who led California Highway Patrol officers on a pursuit in eastern Los Angeles County Friday afternoon was taken down by a K-9 in Rancho Cucamonga. The driver reportedly kept driving when he was initially signaled to pull over after crossing over a double line. After traveling on multiple freeways, the driver, wearing a…

  • LA County Dec 20, 2019

    Driver Leads Chase From Eastern LA County to Rancho Cucamonga

  • heart disease Dec 19, 2019

    Heart Disease Remains Top Death Cause in L.A. County; Alzheimer’s on the Rise

    Coronary heart disease remained the number-one cause of death among Los Angeles County residents in 2017, but deaths from Alzheimer’s disease rose dramatically over the past decade to become the second- leading cause, according to a report released today. The report by the county Department of Public Health found that 11,211 residents died from coronary heart disease in 2017, accounting…

  • homelessness Dec 17, 2019

    LA County To Use Data-Driven Research Models to Prevent Homelessness

    Struggling to keep up with an estimated 150 people who fall into homelessness daily in Los Angeles County, officials announced Monday they will use data-driven models to identify and help individuals who are most likely to end up on the street. The models, developed by the California Policy Lab and the University of Chicago Poverty Lab, used data on Los…

  • LA County Dec 15, 2019

    L.A. County Issues Cold Weather Alert

    Los Angeles County health officials Sunday warned of extremely cold weather this week in parts of the mountain and valley areas. A cold weather alert was issued for the Antelope Valley through Dec. 21, the Los Angeles County mountain area through Thursday and the Santa ClaritaValley through Tuesday. Wind-chill temperatures in those areas are expected to be below 32 degrees…

  • Herb Wesson Dec 15, 2019

    NewsConference:  Wesson Seeks County Post

    Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson is running for LA County Supervisor for the 2nd District. He talks with NBC4’s Conan Nolan about campaign… and the commercial that is receiving national attention. Wesson is in “Search for Doug” for his mentally ill son along Skid Row.

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