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One Dead after a collision with a big rig in IrwindaleThe driver of the vehicle that hit the back of a large platform died on Sunday. The vehicle could be seen housed under the rear of the tractor-trailer.

New Years Eve celebration in Grand Park canceled due to COVID-19The New Year’s Eve celebration that was scheduled to take place at Grand Park in Los Angeles has been canceled due to the rise in the number of COVID-19. Instead, the in-person event turned into a broadcast-only night.

Hazmat team on site to clean up Pasadena gasoline spillA gas pump struck by a vehicle on Sunday exploded with nearly 1,300 gallons of gasoline spilled. The rush of gasoline poured into the wash house of the Alhambra in Pasadena, in the direction of San Marino. Authorities advised residents to stay at home and close their windows to avoid the strong smell of gasoline.

Shopping expert Kristin McGrath offers tips for last-minute shoppersKristin McGrath, editor-in-chief of “The Real Deal,” a retail news and coupons website, joined the studio to discuss the holiday season and the sheer amount of shopping that comes with it. . She also offered tips and gift ideas to any last minute shoppers who were struggling to find something within a week of Christmas.

MPs rescue fallen hiker from Ice House CanyonA hiker who slipped on a mountain in the Ice House Canyon area in the Cucamonga Wilderness area was rescued by deputies on Sunday as the man slipped about 300 meters up the mountain.

Huntington Beach police chase suspected drunk driverA chase that began in Huntington Beach ended in Long Beach on Sunday, when Huntington Beach police were chasing a suspected stolen vehicle and a drunk driver.

COVID-19 outbreak affects all of SouthlandThe winter wave of COVID-19 cases appears to be here, with thousands of positive cases reported every day. Many California residents are doing their part to combat these growing numbers.

Last minute shoppers flood Southland mallsWith Christmas less than a week away, Southland malls have been inundated with hundreds of shoppers looking for a last-minute bargain.

Burn-free order extended until Monday eveningA no-burn order issued on Saturday, which is expected to last until Sunday evening, has now been extended for much of Southland, until Monday evening until 11:59 p.m., due to predicted levels of high air pollution.

Pasadena gasoline spill calls for emergency responseA gas pump that was struck by a vehicle at a station 76 in Pasadena spilled more than 1,300 gallons of gasoline on Sunday night, prompting a Hazmat clean-up crew.

LAX travelers face new challenges during the holiday rushWith over 200,000 travelers set to cross LAX on Sunday alone, the holiday season has officially arrived. However, with COVID-19 restrictions in place, travel is much more complicated in 2021.

Authorities investigate anti-Semitic hate leaflets distributed in Beverly HillsMany Beverly Hills residents woke up on Sunday morning to leaflets spreading anti-Semitic hatred in their backyards. The leaflets linked the cause and start of the COVID-19 pandemic to the Jewish people. Authorities are seeking information and urging neighbors with security footage to allow them access to the search for suspects.

Rapper Drakeo stabbed and killed at Los Angeles music festival on SundayLos Angeles rapper Drakeo the Ruler was stabbed and killed in a brawl that broke out backstage at the Once Upon a Time music festival on Saturday night. The authorities are still looking for her attacker.

LAFD fights commercial building fire in Arlington HeightsLos Angeles Fire Department crews were fighting a fire in a commercial building in a single unit of a shopping mall near Arlington Heights on Sunday.

Holiday rush rush off to a good start at LAX with record-breaking weekendLAX officials say Friday was their busiest travel day since early 2020, with millions passing through the airport this weekend.

Inside SoCal: 12/19 ConclusionDining on the table is a gift in and of itself for some this holiday season. Erica Olsen reports.

2 killed in high speed chase in the Highlands; Current probeAn investigation is underway after a high-speed chase in the Inland Empire ended with the deaths of two people. Amy Johnson reports.

Alex Biston’s weather forecast (December 19)Chances of rain return by Wednesday. Alex Biston reports.

Highways, trains and planes fill up for Christmas travel rushHighways, trains and planes fill up as people make their way to their pre-Christmas destinations. Kara Finnstrom reports.

TMZ: Drakeo The Ruler killed by stabbing Once Upon a Time at LA Music FestivalA man is believed to have died after being stabbed during a concert at the fairgrounds on Saturday night. Amy Johnson reports.

1 person stabbed at LA music festival in Exposition Park, city stops concertOne person was stabbed at the Once Upon A Time In LA music festival, which takes place at Banc of California Stadium. The victim was rushed to hospital in an unknown condition, according to the Los Angeles City Fire Department. Shortly after, LAPD confirmed that the city had closed the concert.

The chase ends with a vehicle crashing into the house, killing 2 peopleA high-speed chase of a kidnapping suspect Friday in San Bernardino County ended when the vehicle crashed into a residence, killing two of three occupants inside the fleeing vehicle.

Last minute shoppers hit Citadel stores on Super SaturdaysCBSLA reporter Rick Montanez speaks with last-minute shoppers hoping to complete their Christmas shopping list on Super Saturday at Citadel stores.

LAPD officers shoot man after suspect confronts them with knifePolice responded to reports of a man with a knife at around 4:56 p.m. near the corner of Griffith Avenue and East Adams Boulevard, where the shooting involving an officer occurred shortly after. .

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