1 Dead, 1 Injured in San Francisco Shooting: Police

Two people were shot, and one died Sunday night in San Francisco, according to police. At about 9:10 p.m., San Francisco officers responded to the 300 block of Rolph Street in the city’s Outer Mission district on reports of two persons inside a car who had been shot, police said. Search Warrants Served in California Boat Fire Investigation Arriving officers found a woman and man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The woman was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. No arrests were made as of late Sunday night, and no suspect information was available, police said. Pain of Scuba Diving Deaths Off California Felt Across Globe Anyone with information should call SFPD’s 24-hour tip line at 415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411. Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area

Here’s how Southern California colleges fared in the 2020 U.S. News rankings

No matter what you’re looking for in a college education, Southern California likely has a good school to suit your needs. That’s one of the big takeaways from the 2020 U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings, released Monday, Sept. 9. There were few surprises in the top overall rankings, with Caltech placing highest in the region as the No. 12 best national university. UCLA and USC weren’t too far behind, at No. 20 and No. 22, respectively. Orange County was also represented on the list, with UC Irvine placing at No. 36. When narrowed down to just the top public schools, UCI won the No. 9 spot. Southern California fared even better in the liberal arts category, in which Pomona College ranked fifth and Claremont McKenna College placed seventh. Despite its high standing, a representative for Pomona College said that shouldn’t be the only factor prospective students consider when choosing a college or university. “Our focus is on providing a top-notch education that equips students to confront problems from fresh angles and come up with real solutions,” spokesman Mark Kendall said. “There are many viewpoints on…

Mountain House Residents Still On High Alert After Suspect In String Of Burglaries Was Arrested

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — Residents in the unincorporated town of Mountain House are still on heightened alert although a suspect has been arrested for a string of car burglaries in the area. Dhirenda Prasad shared surveillance video from Wednesday night which showed the thieves moving quickly through the neighborhoods breaking into Prasad’s two Mercedes cars and his Ford Truck. Within seconds they moved down the street in the Wicklund area to the home of Nalini Achal. “This is the first time I’ve experienced something like this,” said Achal, who’s minivan Van and Prius were damaged with broken windows.  “It must be a gang for sure. “ Also on Wednesday night, only a mile away in the neighborhood of Bethany Village as many as seven vehicles were burglarized. Sheriffs deputies were filing multiple reports for damages and going door to door. “We were woken up by the police at about 11:30 at night. They said, ‘Come with us…we have a rash of break-ins,’ ” Ken Larson said. “They just looked like they went through really quickly to see what they could get and moved on…

2 Injured In Carmichael Drive-By Shooting

CARMICHAEL (CBS13) — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said an investigation is underway for a drive-by shooting in Carmichael that left two people injured Sunday morning. At around 3:25 a.m., deputies responded to reports of two victims being shot on the 6000 block of Hilltop Drive. Sacramento Metro Fire responded to the scene and treated the male victim who suffered minor grazing injuries. The female victim suffered wounds to the lower body described as non-life-threatening. Deputies said the suspect vehicle in question is a dark-colored SUV. Several ammunition cases were reportedly found at the scene. The motive in the shooting is unknown at this time. More updates to follow.

Mekhi Shaw is soaring his way to the next level

Mekhi Shaw is a leader on the field for the Scripps Ranch football team. But, he also maintains that discipline in the classroom. Playing football at the next level is no easy task, but for Mekhi he is definitely speaking the right language.     Categories: All Sports Report, Sports, Student Athlete Spotlight Tags: Scripps Ranch HS, Student Athlete Spotlight

2 Dead, 1 Wounded In San Bernardino Shooting

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) —  Two people are confirmed dead and a third wounded in a shooting or shootings Sunday evening in San Bernardino. It was unclear if all three victims were shot at the same location or if the incidents are related in any way. Police responding to a shots fired call outside a Family Dollar store on West Baseline Street found a victim dead in the parking lot. A second body was discovered nearby — although nearby has been described as the same block and blocks away. A third victim was also found. There was no word on that victim’s condition.

Dozens Awake To Find Tires Slashed In San Bernardino Neighborhood

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA)  — Dozens of San Bernardino residents awoke to the news Sunday their their cars had been vandalized. More than 40 cars were vandalized. CBS2/KCAL9’s Laurie Perez said  many neighbors remained in disbelief. Authorities believed the tires were slashed between 1:30 a.m, and 3 a.m. “What a mess,” Perez noted. Hours later, there was still evidence of the vandalism. Neighbors remained angry as they related to Perez “I woke up this morning to go to the coffee shop like any other day and I get a knock on the window and my neighbor was telling me my tire’s flat,” said Steve Connors. Sunday wasn’t a Funday for many in Rancho Cucamonga’s Terraza Del Sol community. Tires were slashed, punctured, deflated. By last count — 44 cars. “It was pandemonium, people were upset, their cars, wondering how this happened and why it happened, you know why were they the victims?,” says Michael Thibodeau. “A lot of people were angry. A lot of people just trying to get help fixing their tires, and stuff like that. Yeah it was a sight, um, not a very…

Inglewood Boy, 9, With Autism Found Dead After Hourslong Search

INGLEWOOD (CBSLA) — The body of a nine-year-old Inglewood boy with autism was discovered Sunday evening following an hourslong search for his whereabouts. Zavire Portis, who was non-verbal, was reported missing after he walked away from his mother’s parked vehicle at approximately 3:55 p.m. He had last been seen at Vincent Park, 700 E. Warren Lane. Inglewood police Lt. Neil Cochran told CBS2/KCAL9’s Jeff Nguyen neighbors noticed the child at the bottom of a local pool and notified authorities. “We had the LAPD airship fly over and confirm they saw him at the bottom of the pool. And the officers dove in and got him,” Cochran said. Police said the mother was with her three children at the park and was getting a drink of water when Zavire disappeared. Investigators said they had trouble ascertaining information from the two children, who informed their mother Zavire had wondered off, because they, too, have special needs. The two other children were with their mother at the time of this report. No arrests had been made. Police are investigating if foul play was involved.

Passenger Drop-Off Changes Expected As LAX Terminal Lanes Close For Construction

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Passengers departing Los Angeles International Airport can expect big changes for the next two months. Passenger drop-off lanes in front of LAX Terminals 5 and 6 were closed Sunday to accommodate the demolition of the Upper/Departures Level canopy between the terminals. Passenger drop-off areas will remain open east and west of the construction site. Ride-hailing pickup stops will be closed for two nights starting Monday. Between 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., pedestrians will be able to use an outdoor walkway; however, they will be detoured inside the terminal building between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. The LAX police department officials say they are not prepared to issue tickets just yet as they get the word out about the changes. The airport is currently in the midst of a multibillion-dollar modernization program. The renovations include the construction of a People Mover that will feature six stations that connect terminals to off-site parking areas, drop-off and pick-up locations, a rental car facility and the regional light rail system. That project is scheduled to be completed in 2023. The closures affecting Terminals 5 and 6…

Green Tree extension project in Victorville may begin next year

VICTORVILLE — Construction crews could begin building a route providing High Desert residents an alternative way to get to Interstate 15 from the east as early as next year, city officials said.Barring unforeseen delays, work on extending Green Tree Boulevard from the intersection at Hesperia Road to connect with Ridgecrest and Yates roads in the Spring Valley Lake area could begin July 1, city spokesperson Sue Jones said in an email.The new patch of road would include a […]

Man Threatens Bus Riders in Cathedral City

A scare inside a SunLine Bus leaves a high school student on edge, a strange man got on the Route 32 bus and began making death threats to the riders, making her think twice about her daily commute. It is routine for Jayden Huggins to catch the public bus to and from school, but Friday’s ride home did not go as usual. “I heard a man, a gentleman up in the front and started to make some threats about shooting up the bus and how doctors, couldn’t fix him, he was asking for a dollar things like that,” Huggins said. “I was with a friend of mine and we were kind of looking back and forth at each other, like what should we do?” Huggins told her mom, Jennifer Huggins, about the incident,  she immediately called the SunLine Transit Agency to report the problem. Jennifer Huggins said, “My main concern is that nothing happened, that they went on business as usual nobody called for back-up, nobody called for the police.” She also shared the experience on social media where dozens of locals responded and some…

Battalion Chief Helps Neighbors Fight Tenaja Fire

Josh Ward, a Pasadena battalion chief, lives in Murrieta. He was off duty the day the Tenaja Fire was devouring everything in its path. There was fire and chaos everywhere. He into action along with his family. He put out the fire that was about to take down his neighbors’ homes. “They were trying to do the best they could to protect their home so I was fortunate enough to be here to help them out,” says Ward. A helicopter made a drop seconds later. It was a really close call. Buddy Harrison who lives a street over fought too. “I started helping the firefighters put out the fires because the fires were all in the front yards and everything so I came back in the throws of hell at that point,” says Harrison. They can’t believe every home was saved. “I am very amazed that really there was no damage to any homes as aggressive as the fire was,” says Ward. “When I saw the flames three, four times higher than the house behind me, I thought that was really it,” says Harrison. They’re…

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