Alex Cheney, ABC7 Eyewitness News

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ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Homeless veteran fatally stabbed at Brentwood encampment after intervening in dispute, police say

A homeless veteran was arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing another homeless veteran at a Brentwood encampment, authorities said. → Read More

Surveillance video shows barbershop employee being held at gunpoint on Melrose

A barbershop employee was held at gunpoint in the latest in a rash of violent crimes and robberies taking place in one of Los Angeles' most trendy shopping districts. → Read More

LA health experts hope FDA approval of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine curbs hesitancy

With the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine receiving full approval from the FDA, the medical community in Los Angeles hopes the move will lead to more residents rolling up their sleeves to get the shot. → Read More

Burbank man, 19, pleads not guilty in alleged street-racing crash that killed 3

A 19-year-old man appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to murder and reckless driving charges stemming from an alleged street-racing crash in Burbank that killed three people. → Read More

Santa Barbara: Owner of surf school charged with murder of his 2 young children in Rosarito, Mexico

A Santa Barabara surf coach was charged Wednesday with taking his two young children to Rosarito, Mexico, and killing them, federal authorities said. → Read More

Burbank street-racing: Victim's loved ones demand crackdown, arrests after crash that killed 3

Comedian Tony Baker, whose 21-year-old son was among the three victims killed in the crash, spoke out for the first time since the incident and thanked supporters. → Read More

1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting at Corona movie theater during showing of 'Purge' sequel

Someone opened fire inside a Corona movie theater late Monday night during a showing of the new "Purge" sequel. → Read More

Parents in Orange County protest against mask requirement at schools

Some parents in Orange County are pushing back against the mask mandate when kids head back to school in the fall. → Read More

Video: Kern County K-9 accidentally released, attacks compliant man on ground

Disturbing body-camera video shows a Kern County sheriff's K-9 who was accidentally released attacking a man who was prone on the ground and complying with deputies' orders. → Read More

COVID vaccine: Some LA County bars requiring proof of vaccination before entry

Want to get a drink at your local watering hole? At some bars in Los Angeles County, proving you're 21 or older won't be enough -- you'll also have to prove that you're vaccinated against COVID-19. → Read More

South LA explosion: Community demands accountability from LAPD following fireworks blast

South L.A. residents expressed outrage and anguish at the community forum, and they want to know why the explosive devices were detonated by police in the neighborhood. → Read More

Man struck by flying glass after fireworks hit downtown LA high-rise

A man is speaking out after he says he was injured by flying glass caused by illegal fireworks hitting a downtown Los Angeles high-rise. → Read More

Young Boy Scouts camper bitten by shark while kayaking at Catalina Island, airlifted to hospital

A boy who was part of a Boy Scouts camp at Catalina Island was bitten on the hand by a shark while kayaking on Wednesday. Experts say the shark involved was likely a large juvenile great white shark. → Read More

Cows stampede through Pico Rivera neighborhood after escaping slaughterhouse; 1 killed by deputies

At least 34 cows apparently escaped a local slaughterhouse and were wandering around residential neighborhoods in Pico Rivera. → Read More

Helicopter pilot files gender discrimination lawsuit against Orange County Fire Authority

The Orange County Fire Authority's first female helicopter fire pilot is suing the agency for gender discrimination. The pilot says despite being the first woman to hold her job, she believes she was set up to fail. → Read More

Peacocks roaming San Gabriel Valley neighborhoods causing trouble for residents

San Gabriel Valley residents say peacocks roaming communities in the area have become a nuisance. → Read More

SoCal restaurants hope outdoor dining will continue after June 15

Restaurants in Santa Clarita and other cities hope expanded outdoor dining will be allowed to continue in their communities after state restrictions are lifted June 15. → Read More

Hundreds of pro-Palestinian supporters rally outside Israeli consulate in West LA

Hundreds of pro-Palestinian demonstrators gathered in front of the Israeli consulate in West Los Angeles Tuesday afternoon to call for an end to Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip. → Read More

Bus carrying high school students shot at on 105 Freeway in Bellflower area

After several reported shootings on the 91 Freeway in the Inland Empire, authorities say a bus carrying high school students was shot at by a BB or pellet gun on the 105 Freeway. → Read More

Army specialist from Iran who came to study at Cal State Long Beach becomes US citizen

Vahid Afsharzadeh came to Southern California from Iran nine years ago to attend Cal State Long Beach. After graduating, he joined the Army and he recently celebrated becoming a U.S. citizen. → Read More