Los Angeles

Canada’s worst mass shooting stemmed from domestic dispute with gunman’s girlfriend: Police

Canada’s worst mass shooting started as a domestic dispute between the gunman and his girlfriend, who survived the attack, a police official said late Thursday. The official confirmed to The Associated Press that the weekend rampage in Nova Scotia erupted after an argument between the pair. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said more details would be provided at a news conference Friday. Police have said 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman acted alone in waging a shooting spree that killed at least 22 people across northern and central Nova Scotia. There are 16 crime scenes in five different rural communities throughout northern and central Nova Scotia. The suspect was shot to death Sunday morning, about 13 hours after the attacks began. Several bodies were found inside and outside one house in the rural town of Portapique, police have said. Bodies were also found in four other communities, and authorities believe the shooter targeted his first victims but then began attacking randomly as he drove around. Police have said Wortman carried out much of the attack disguised as a police officer in a vehicle marked to…

National Guard Deploys To Several LA Nursing Homes With Coronavirus Outbreaks

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – National Guard teams have been deployed to at least four nursing homes in the Los Angeles metropolitan area which have had coronavirus outbreaks, according to a report Thursday. Eight-member National Guard teams were deployed to the Brighton Care Center in Pasadena, the Gardena Convalescent Center, the Hollywood Premier Healthcare Center in in East Hollywood and the Alcott Rehabilitation Center in Central Los Angeles, according to the Pasadena Star-News. Based on the latest numbers from the California Department of Public Health’s website: The Brighton Care Center has at least 43 cases among residents and another 20 among staff. Hollywood Premier has 29 among residents and 25 among staff. Gardena has 33 among residents and 18 among staff. Alcott has less than 11 cases among staff. There are 26 L.A. County nursing homes which are reporting at least 20 cases among residents, L.A. County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer reported Thursday. It’s unclear how DPH decided which nursing homes to deploy the National Guard to, the Pasadena-Star reports. RELATED: Thousand Oaks Nursing Home Heightens Protocols To Combat Coronavirus Outbreak There are 3,343…

Coronavirus: Coast Guard Increases Security Around Oil Tankers Off LA Coastline

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – With the price of oil plummeting because of coronavirus lockdown measures, and oil companies scrambling to find places to store their excess supply, the U.S. Coast Guard announced late Thursday night it will be increasing its presence around oil tankers off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. A crew aboard a U.S. Coast Guard Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter conducts an overflight near an oil tanker off the coast of Los Angeles, Calif., on April 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard) The Coast Guard announced that it will be upping its security for the 27 tanker vessels that are currently docked off the Southern California coastline. “Due to the unique nature of this situation, the Coast Guard is constantly evaluating and adapting our procedures to ensure the safety of the vessels at anchor and the protection of the surrounding environment,” said Cmdr. Marshall Newberry, from Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach, in a statement. “Coast Guard watchstanders, in partnership with the Marine Exchange of Southern California, are closely monitoring each anchorage to manage the increased number of tank vessels we’re seeing…

Ep.30 Clinical trials & promising drugs | Coronavirus Daily podcast

Dr. Steven O’Day is the Executive Director of the John Wayne Cancer Institute and Cancer Clinic, and Director of Providence Los Angeles Regional Research. Today, Christina talks with Dr. O’Day to learn about some of the clinical trials that are taking place to combat COVID-19. He also reveals some of the more promising drugs researchers are looking at that could get us closer to solving this crisis, and he also addresses recent headlines regarding drugs like hydroxychloriquine and Gilead’s remdesivir. Related show links: Dr. Steven O’Day Subscribe to “Coronavirus Daily”: via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Bobby Gonzalez on social media: InstagramChristina Pascucci on social media: Instagram | TwitterKTLA Podcasts on social media: Instagram |Twitter More podcasts from KTLA: Frank Buckley Interviews | Spoken Dreams | The News Director’s Office | California Cooking | Rich On Tech | Diva Defined with Sheryl Lee Ralph | Home Made with Kirk Hawkins | Mama Mentality with Megan Telles | Keepin’ It Friel: Conversations on Recovery

Ruth’s Chris is returning its PPP loans after Treasury says public companies should repay

When the $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program quickly ran dry, the big companies that landed large loans drew the ire of small businesses and their advocates. Small business owners sued their banks and “cancel culture” swung into action against such well-known brands like Ruth’s Chris, Shake Shack and Potbelly that secured $40 million in PPP loans among them. In recent days, companies like Shake Shack, Kura Sushi USA and the privately held Sweetgreen buckled under the public scrutiny and announced plans to return the funds. Now the government is hoping the others pay up. Under new Treasury guidance issued Thursday, PPP borrowers must certify “in good faith” that they absolutely need the loans to keep operating. That includes taking into account aspects such as business activity and their ability to access other sources of capital. “It is unlikely that a public company with substantial market value and access to capital markets will be able to make the required certification in good faith, and such a company should be prepared to demonstrate to Small Business Administration, upon request, the basis for its certification,” according to the Treasury guidance released Thursday. ” … Any…

Lysol maker warns public not to ingest cleaning products after Trump’s coronavirus remarks

The company that makes Lysol is urging customers not to consume its cleaning products after President Donald Trump suggested the possibility of injecting disinfectants to protect people from coronavirus. Reckitt Benckiser, a British company, warned Friday that human consumption of disinfectant products is dangerous warned. It issued the statement following “recent speculation and social media activity.” “As a global leader in health and hygiene products, we must be clear that under no circumstance should our disinfectant products be administered into the human body (through injection, ingestion or any other route),” the company said in a statement. RB said products should only be “used as intended and in line with usage guidelines. “We have a responsibility in providing consumers with access to accurate, up-to-date information as advised by leading public health experts,” the company said. The statement followed remarks from President Trump on Thursday on the use of disinfectants. “And then I see the disinfectant where it knocks it out in one minute. Is there a way we can do something like that by injection inside or almost a cleaning … it would be interesting to check…

Coronavirus Patient At Sherman Oaks Hotel Breaks Quarantine

SHERMAN OAKS (CBSLA) – A homeless woman diagnosed with coronavirus who was staying at a hotel in Sherman Oaks broke her quarantine Thursday afternoon and refused to return. The Sherman Hotel in Sherman Oaks which is being used to house coronavirus patients. April 24, 2020. (CBS2) The woman was staying at the Sherman Hotel in the 15000 block of Ventura Boulevard, paid for through California’s Project Roomkey initiative. Just before 2 p.m., Los Angeles police were notified by hotel staff that the woman had gone missing from the hotel. Police put out a missing person alert and officers were finally able to locate the woman. However, she refused to return to the hotel and police eventually let her go free. An LAPD official told CBS2 they cannot force COVID-19 patients to stay at these hotels. They are free to come and go as they please. At a news conference Thursday night, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti addressed the incident. “I think people out there understand that there are some people experiencing homelessness that can be very challenging in terms of mental health issues they have, and/or…

Lysol maker warns public not to drink cleaning products after Trump’s coronavirus remarks

The company that makes Lysol is urging customers not to consume its cleaning products after President Donald Trump suggested the possibility of injecting disinfectants to protect people from coronavirus. Reckitt Benckiser, a British company, warned Friday that human consumption of disinfectant products is dangerous warned. It issued the statement following “recent speculation and social media activity.” “As a global leader in health and hygiene products, we must be clear that under no circumstance should our disinfectant products be administered into the human body (through injection, ingestion or any other route),” the company said in a statement. RB said products should only be “used as intended and in line with usage guidelines. “We have a responsibility in providing consumers with access to accurate, up-to-date information as advised by leading public health experts,” the company said. The statement followed remarks from President Trump on Thursday on the use of disinfectants. “And then I see the disinfectant where it knocks it out in one minute. Is there a way we can do something like that by injection inside or almost a cleaning … it would be interesting to check…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!