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ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Josh:

Stretch of road where Tiger Woods crashed is known for accidents, high speeds

The steep stretch of Hawthorne Boulevard where Tiger Woods' accident happened is known for being a hotspot for wrecks, residents and authorities say. → Read More

George Floyd's family 'outraged' over alleged LAPD 'Valentine' photo mocking his death

There is growing outrage over a reported Valentine's day message circulating among LAPD officers that mocked the death of George Floyd. → Read More

'He can do this again': SoCal congressman warns of future violence if Trump runs in 2024 and loses

"I'm not afraid of Donald Trump running again in four years. I'm afraid he's going to run again and lose. Because he can do this again," California Rep. Ted Lieu told senators during the impeachment trial. → Read More

Coronavirus pandemic: California uses ZIP codes, outreach to boost vaccine equity

Targeting vulnerable ZIP codes is one way San Francisco and other U.S. cities and counties are trying to ensure they vaccinate people in largely Black, Latino and working-class communities. → Read More

Impeachment trial: SoCal Rep. Ted Lieu argues Trump ran out of nonviolent options to maintain power

During the impeachment trial, Rep. Ted Lieu of Southern California painted former President Donald Trump as desperate and out of options. → Read More

California lags behind other states in prioritizing COVID-19 vaccine for people with disabilities

California's disabled population under the age of 65 continues to be in the dark about when they'll receive the COVID-19 vaccine, advocates say. → Read More

Long Beach grocery workers, city officials furious at Kroger for closing stores over 'hero pay'

Grocery workers at a Food 4 Less and a Ralphs store in Long Beach are angry at Kroger Co. for closing the locations after the city passed a "hero pay" ordinance. → Read More

Gov. Newsom says schools may not reopen if COVID-19 vaccination for all teachers, staff required

Gov. Gavin Newsom says if vaccines for all teachers and staff are a condition for reopening schools then schools might not reopen at all this academic year. → Read More

Los Angeles saw overall crime drop in 2020, but homicides increased 36%

Los Angeles saw an overall reduction in crime by 9%, but a 36% jump in homicides and 41% jump in victims shot in 2020. → Read More

Biden calls vaccine rollout a 'dismal failure' so far, sets goal of 100 million doses in 100 days

On his first full day in office, President Biden issued another flurry of executive actions aimed at fighting what he calls a war against the pandemic. → Read More

Off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy at Capitol Hill during riot

Officials revealed on Thursday that an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy participated in the riot on Capitol Hill. → Read More

Trump releases video condemning violence at Capitol, makes no mention of impeachment

President Donald Trump hasn't responded to being impeached again, he did release a video condemning the violence at the Capitol and asked for calm, but still didn't take any responsibility. → Read More

Rep. Ted Lieu of SoCal talks Trump impeachment efforts in wake of riot at Capitol

House Democrats, including Southern California Rep. Ted Lieu, are pushing forward with impeaching President Donald Trump for an unprecedented second time. → Read More

How bad is LA County's hospital crisis? Paramedic gives frontline view of desperate situation

With hospitals slammed with a critical level of patients, EMS units in L.A. County are being told not to transport those with a low chance of survival. → Read More

Exhausted health care workers at Mission Hills hospital pushed to the breaking point amid COVID-19 surge

Providence Holy Cross Hospital in Mission Hills has seen the number of COVID-19 patients quadruple since the beginning of November. → Read More

Judge rules Garcetti can be deposed in adviser Rick Jacobs' sexual harassment case

A judge ruled L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti must testify in a deposition brought by an LAPD officer who sued the city, alleging he was subjected to repeated acts of sexual harassment by a former mayoral adviser. → Read More

Saugus High School shooting: 1 year later, choir teacher reflects on heroic acts

When Saugus High School became the scene of a mass shooting back on Nov. 14 of last year, choir teacher Kaitlin Holt was playing music for her class and didn't hear the shots, but students came running in for safety. → Read More

Close races in Orange County indicate California GOP could win back seats lost in 2018 midterms

The 2020 election is giving some hope to the Republican party in traditionally blue Southern California. Four years after losing seats in the last presidential election, GOP candidates in key races have reason to be optimistic this time around. → Read More

Could small gatherings of Dodger, Laker fans be contributing to rise in LA County COVID-19 cases?

COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County are on the rise, described as a gradual up-tick Thursday by the county's chief science officer. Officials say watch parties for the NBA and MLB playoffs could be playing a role. → Read More

Election 2020: California secretary of state says close contests could take days or weeks to count

Election 2020: When will we know who won in California? Secretary of State Alex Padilla says it will take "at least a few days, maybe even a couple of weeks" to decide close races. → Read More