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Less Than Half Of Hospital Employees Vaccinated At USC Medical In Boyle Heights And Olive View Medical In Sylmar

SYLMAR (CBSLA) – As concerns over unvaccinated COVID-19 infected patients overwhelming hospitals in Los Angeles, data suggests that a large number of employees at area hospitals aren’t vaccinated against the coronavirus either. At County USC Medical Center in Boyle Heights, federal data shows about half of the workers have not received a COVID-19 vaccine. The same is true at County Olive View Medical Center in Sylmar. Some doctors said that vaccination rates at hospitals often reflect the rates of the population or community that it serves and that health care workers are not immune to all the same misinformation everyone else sees. “It...
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Local Firefighters Begin 40-Day 9/11 Memorial Ride Cross-Country, From Santa Monica To New York City

SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) — About a dozen local firefighters are about to embark on a long journey to mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. “We got 42 days until 9/11,” said Batt. Chief Buck Buchanan, a retired LA County firefighter. “I’d really like to see a groundswell of patriotism come back.” Buchanan helped organize the cross country bike ride that got underway Sunday at the Santa Monica Pier and was expected to take 40 days to reach New York. In all, eleven firefighters were taking part in the memorial tribute. “We’re going to pay our respects for those that were lost on...
Glendale, CAcrimevoice.com

Financial Schemer Sentenced – Over 6 Years for Skimming IDs at Nationwide Gaspumps

GLENDALE – A theft scheme using stolen credit/debit-card information has a Southern California man slapped with a heavy federal-violation sentence. For credit-card skimming fraud at the gaspumps, the Department of Justice (DOJ) U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Pennsylvania has announced that Verzh Movsisyan (43), of Glendale, was sentenced to six years and three months in prison, five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $599,000 in restitution.
Bellflower, CAchatsports.com

Boise State Roster Countdown 2021: Day 32, Andrew Simpson

This is another one where the day doesn’t necessarily match up with the real player’s jersey number. In all actuality, we have no idea yet what number this player will wear. What we do know is that we’ll be taking today as an opportunity to highlight—Linebacker, Andrew Simpson. Weight: 220lbs.
Los Angeles County, CAcrimevoice.com

50 Years-to-Life Sentence for Setting a Double-Murder Fire

STUDIO CITY – A 2018 confrontation on April 13th between three men led to the death of two of the men and greatly harmed a teenaged girl. The purchase of a lighter and gasoline, bought at a gas station across the street from a recording studio, fueled the incendiary tragedy. Efrem Zimbalist Demery (31), of Los Angeles, used the items bought on the 3700 block of Caheunga Blvd. to set a structure fire on the morning of April 14th.
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Robbery Suspect Holes Up On Rooftop Before Being Arrested

FLORENCE (CBSLA) – A robbery suspect that Gardena Police and Los Angeles Police Departments were trying to take into custody refused, for a time, to surrender Sunday afternoon. The suspect holed up on a building rooftop off of South San Pedro Street between Manchester Avenue and East 87th Street for an hour. The man was eventually taken into custody by a team of LAPD officers. Another suspect in the robbery was arrested earlier.