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    Did LAPD Officers Overreact To Woman Putting Feet On Subway Seat?
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    Did LAPD Officers Overreact To Woman Putting Feet On Subway Seat?

    September 13, 2019


    MISTAKES AND NOT DO THIS EVER AGAIN. BACK TO YOU. PAT: A COMMUTER CONFRONTATION ON METRO RED LINE HAS PEOPLE TALKING. RICK: CELL PHONE VIDEO OF A POLICE SERGEANT THROWING A TEEN OFF THE TRAIN. PAT: DAVE LOPEZ IS IN DOWNTOWN WITH MORE INFORMATION. REPORTER: WE CAN CONFIRM LAPD HAS TOLD US THERE IS A INTERNAL INVESTIGATION, AS TO WHAT HAPPENED, VIDEO YOU ARE ABOUT TO SEE, REALLY NEED IT HAPPENED YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. PLEASE STOP DOING THIS, OFFICER, DON’T DO THIS. I TOLD YOU WANT TO DO. NOT A BIG DEAL. REPORTER: THE LAPD SERGEANT WHO WAS ASSIGNED SECURITY, ON METRO RED LINE, IT OF A BIG DALE TO TAKEN-YEAR-OLD BETHANY NAVA OFF THE TRAIN AND ARREST HER BRIEFLY, HER CRIME, SHE REFUSED TO TAKE HER SEAT OFF THE SEAT — HER FEET OFF THE SEAT IN FRONT OF HER, CELL PHONE VIDEO SHOWS THE OFFICER YANKING HER OFF THE SEAT, ACCORDING TO LAPD, HE WARNED HER TO TAKE HER FEET OFF THE SEAT, WHEN SHE WOULD NOT DO IT, THAT IS WHEN HE DID IT. HOW OLD ARE YOU. 18. YOU ARE 18. YOU ARE TAKING ME OFF THE TRAIN FOR. I AM NOT GOING TO BACK OFF. THIS IS MY INVESTIGATION, BACK AWAY. INVESTIGATION. BACK AWAY. YOU CAN HEAR OFFICER TELLING HER TO GET AWAY. WHEN SHE DIDN’T. WATCH — OH, GET OFF OF ME. THIS IS RIDICULOUS. A FEW MINUTES LATER — ITSCA LATES MORE. — SHE WAS LEAD AWAY IN HANDCUFFS, AND SO WAS MIS NAVA THEY WERE CITED AND RELEASED, A USE OF FORCE INVESTIGATION, HAS BEGUN. THE QUESTION, DID THE OFFICERS OVER REACT? 6 OFFICERS WERE CALLED TO THE SCENE. LAND TRA TRANSLAPD TRANSIT OPERATION IS DOING A LOT OF CODE OF CONDUCT WORK ON THE TRAINS, ONE IS DO NOT PUT YOUR FEET ON THE SEAT IN FRONT OF YOU, IF YOU DO AND REFUSE TO REMOVE THEM, YOU COULD BE REMOVED FROM THE TRAIN. WE SAW IT HAPPEN. GET OFF OF ME. THIS IS RIDICULOUS. REPORTER: THE TWO YOUNG LADIES WERE CITED AND RELEASED. I AM TOLD THAT THE SEAT IN FRONT OF THE YOUNG LADY, WAS EMPTY, MADE NO DIFFERENCE TO THE OFFICER, SAID REMOVE IT, YOU SAW WHAT HAPPENED. I AM TOLD THAT AS THIS INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY, THE

    Stabbing On Metro Gold Line Train Leaves 1 Dead; Suspect Detained
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    Stabbing On Metro Gold Line Train Leaves 1 Dead; Suspect Detained

    September 12, 2019


    ATTACKED AND KILLED ON THE METRO OLD-LINE PEANUT WHERE THE VICTIM WAS NOW SET AT THE. STILL SITTING AT THE STATE. INVESTIGATORS ARE I COULD FIGURE OUT WHAT KIND OF EVIDENCE IS ON ORDER. TRYING TO ACT AS THE CAMERAS ON BOARD THEY HAD DETAINED SOMEONE THERE CALLING A PERSON OF THE YEAR THE NEXT YEAR IF YOU ARE CONTINUING TO INTERVIEW PASSENGERS ON THE BOVINE EARLIER TODAY TO SEE IF THEY CAN FIGURE OUT WHAT CAUSED ONE MAN TO ATTACK ANOTHER PASSENGER. WE DON’T KNOW IF THERE WAS AN ALTERCATION BETWEEN THE TWO. THE NEXT DAY GOT A CALL ABOUT AN ASSAULT HAPPENING AT THE SAME WAS HEADED WESTWARD DOWN, SINCE BEFORE NOON. WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED, THEY FOUND A MAN DOWN IN ONE OF THE CARS. THE NECK HE JUST HAD AT LEAST ONE THE UPPER TORSO. CANNOT COMMENT EXACTLY WHAT TYPE OF DEBT WAS THE WHAT KIND OF WEAPON THEY FOUND THEY DO SAY WITNESSES POINTED OUT A THE FRONT CAR THAT WAS A PERSON OF THE BATMAN HAS NOW BEEN DETAINED THEY HAVE CAMERAS ON BOARD INSECURITIES THAT WILL THE TRAIN PLATFORM. THAT IS WHY IT IS HARD TO BLAME HOW SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAPPEN THE NEGATIVE IS SHOCKING TRAGEDY SHOCKING SO UNCOMMON TO CLOSE UNTIL THE NOTICE. THE CITY OF HOPE TOWARDS A STATION PASSENGERS CANNOT GET ON OR GET OFF HERE. THERE IS SUBTLE SERVICE TO HELP PEOPLE AFFECTED. ANYONE ON THE FINAL PHASE LATE

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    Work Begins on $1.5B Metro Gold Line Extension To Montclair

    September 11, 2019


    THE CHP SAYS THERE IS NO INDICATION THE CRASH WAS ANYTHING BUT AN ACCIDENT. ANDREA: GROUND WAS BROKEN TODAY FOR A 12-MILE STRETCH OF LIGHT RAIL FROM MONTCLAIR TO GLENDORA. SUPPORTERS SAY THE PROJECT IS ABOUT MUCH MORE THAN EASING TRAFFIC CONGESTION. HERE’S CBS 2’S LAURIE PEREZ. REPORTER: IN A MOVE BOTH PRACTICAL AND SYMBOLIC, ERIC GARCETTI RODE THE METRO TO THE FOOTHILL GOLD LINE GROUNDBREAKING AT CITRUS COLLEGE IN GLENDORA. WHEN IT’S DONE, HE AND OTHERS WILL TAKE THE TRAIN FARTHER FROM DOWNTOWN L.A. TO MONTCLAIR. A GREAT WAY TO GET AROUND. I WAS ABLE TO READ A BOOK FOR AN HOUR INSTEAD OF HEARING ABOUT TRAFFIC. REPORTER: WHILE IT CARRIES RIDERS FROM GLENDORA TO MONTCLAIR, IT WILL BRING SMART GROWTH TO THE AREA. CONSTRUCTION ALONE IS EXPECTED TO CREATE 17,000 JOBS AND 40 MILLION DOLLARS IN TAX REVENUE FOR LA COUNTY. A GOLD LINE GOLD MINE, THE PROJECT IS FUNDED IN LARGE PART BY THE MEASURE AND HALF-CENT SALES TAX VOTERS APPROVED IN 2016. IT’S TAKING TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE OUT OF CARS, HUNDREDS OF MILES OF AIR POLLUTION OFF OF OUR CITY STREETS AND JUST A WONDERFUL ECONOMIC DRIVER FOR THE REGION ALSO. REPORTER: ALREADY NICKNAMED THE BRAIN TRAIN, THE GOLD LINE WILL BE WITHIN A WALK, BIKE OR BUS RIDE TO NEARLY TWO DOZEN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITIES. NOT ONLY BRINGING PEOPLE PLACES, BRINGING THEM TOGETHER.

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    LA Metro Cracks Down On Bad Behavior

    September 7, 2019


    SEE NEW EQUIPMENT FOR MONITORING THE BORDER. HE WILL SPEAK AT A RALLY IN PHOENIX TONIGHT AT 7:00 P.M. A CRACKDOWN ON METRO BUSES AND TRAINS. IF YOU CAUSE TROUBLE, FINE IS COMING YOUR WAY. CBS2 SERENE BRANSON IS LIVE IN DOWNTOWN L.A. WITH WHICH HABITS WERE RED FLAGS FOR FINES. METRO IS CALLING THIS CAMPAIGN METRO MANNERS. THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS WITH LAW-ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES THEY ARE ADDING ADDITIONAL OFFICERS TO THEIR TRAINS AND BUSES, AND THOSE OFFICERS ARE CRACKING DOWN, LOOKING FOR EVERYTHING FROM LOUD TALKERS TO SEAT HOG’S. METRO IS HOPING TO GET ALL THEIR RIDERS ON BOARD THE ADEQUATE TRAIN. HAVE SEEN PEOPLE PUT THEIR FEET ON THE SEAT. I’M THINKING, WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT IF YOU ARE GOING TO SIT THERE YOURSELF. REPORTER: IT’S A WELCOME EFFORT FOR ALICE THOMPSON. I THINK OUR MORE ELDER PEOPLE WOULD FEEL MORE COMFORTABLE. REPORTER: LAST MONTH WERE ASSISTING THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IN SURGES, CRACKING DOWN ON RUDE RIDERS. ACCORDING TO THEIR CODE OF CONDUCT THEY ARE LOOKING FOR CUSTOMERS DISTURBING OTHERS, DISPLAYING LEWD CONDUCT, PLAYING LOUD MUSIC, EATING, DRINKING, SMOKING, VAPING OR OCCUPYING MORE THAN ONE SEAT AND BLOCKING THE DOOR. THEY CALL THAT MAN SPREADING WHERE RYDER TAKES UP TOO MUCH ROOM. YOU THINK THESE ARE PRETTY COMMONSENSE. ABSOLUTELY. ONE THING WE DON’T LIKE TO SEE IS ONE PERSON TAKING UP MORE THAN ONE SEAT. DAVE SAYS MORE THAN SOME FOLKS MAY YET WARNINGS OR JAIL TIME OR EVEN BEING TEMPORARILY BANNED FOR REPEAT OFFENDERS. THE WRITER EXITED PERFECTLY. THEY ALSO PLAN TO RELEASE HUMOROUS METRO MANNERS VIDEOS THIS FALL. SINCE ADDING 20 NEW MILES WITH THE EXPO LINE AND GOLDMINE EXTENSIONS, THEY HAVE NEW RIDERS TO EDUCATE. WE WANT TO ENSURE A PLEASANT RIDE FOR ALL OF OUR CUSTOMERS AND WE REALLY DEPEND ON THE PUBLIC TO DO THEIR

    Broken Rail Leaves Railroad Crossings Impassable Again In Mokena
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    Broken Rail Leaves Railroad Crossings Impassable Again In Mokena

    August 31, 2019


    DRIVERS CONFUSED. MEGAN HICKEY IS ALWAYS INVESTIGATING AND HAS BEEN FOLLOWING CONCERNS ABOUT THE CROSSINGS FOR MEN’S ENJOYS THIS — FOUR MONTHS AND JOINS US LIVE. Reporter: THEY DID EXACTLY WHAT THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO DO WHEN THERE’S A BROKEN RAIL STILL MANY DRIVERS ARE WONDERING WHY IT SEEMS LIKE THIS KEEPS HAPPENING DESPITE A VERY PUBLIC OUTCRY ABOUT SAFETY. CHARLENE NOTICE THE CROSSING BELLS THIS MORNING. STRIKE OUT THEY KEPT DINGING AND THINKING WITH NO TRAIN COMING. THE CROSSING ARMS WERE BOBBING UP AND DOWN AND UP AND DOWN. SHE HAS LIVED NEXT TO THE SCHOOLHOUSE CROSSING FOR 56 YEARS AND SAYS IT HAS BECOME COMMON IN RECENT MONTHS. THE GATES ARE DOWN THAN THEY ARE UP AND DOWN AND THERE IS NO TRAIN. WHAT’S GOING ON? MEANWHILE THE KIDS SCHOOL BUS CANNOT REACH THEM. THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT BLAMES THE PROBLEM ON THE GATE. EVERYONE IS ON ALERT ESPECIALLY HERE IN 191st. THEY WERE AFFECTED BY BROKEN RAIL AND THIS IS WHAT THE ARMS ARE SUPPOSED TO DO. THIS FIGHT LAST NIGHT ADDED TO THE CONFUSION AND POTENTIAL DANGER WITH THE PEDESTRIAN DIRECTING TRAFFIC AROUND THE LOWERED GAIT. IN MOKENA RESIDENTS ARE EXTRA SENSITIVE TO UNUSUAL ACTIVITY AFTER SEEING THIS SHOCKING VIDEO THE MALFUNCTION AT THE 191st CROSSING THE NOVEMBER WHEN THE ARMS DID NOT GO DOWN AND THERE WERE SEVERAL CLOSE CALLS WITH DRIVERS. THE MAYOR SAYS HE FEELS METRA IS DOING EVERYTHING THEY CAN TO FIX THE PROBLEM. I WILL NOT BLAME METRA. HE SAYS THE OVERALL ISSUES FUNDING TO REPLACE THE AGING INFRASTRUCTURE. IT SHOULD BE A TOP PRIORITY I DON’T THINK THEY ARE GETTING THE FUNDING THEY NEED. Reporter: IN RESPONSE, METRA

    Metra Asking For More Funding To Upgrade Stations
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    Metra Asking For More Funding To Upgrade Stations

    August 18, 2019


    THE PROPERTY IN CLEAR DREAMS. THE CEMETERY SAYS FAMILY SHOULD CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR THE LATEST UPDATES ON WHEN THEY WILL REOPEN. TORN UP FLOORS AND REPAIRS MADE WITH DUCT TAPE. CONCERN VIEWER CONTACTED US ABOUT THIS WORN-OUT METRO METRA ELECTRIC STAYS IN. JEREMY ROSS IS LIVE WITH WHAT HE FOUND. Reporter: THE STATION BEHIND US IS IN NEED OF REPAIRS, THE COMBINATION OF TIME AND THE WEATHER HAVING AN IMPACT IN AND OUTSIDE OF THE BUILDING. YOU CAN HEAR THE METRA ELECTRIC LINE ROLLING IN FROM THE PLATFORM BUT SOME SAY THE STATION A NEARBY INFRASTRUCTURE IS A LESSON WELL OILED MACHINE. ASIDE FROM THE KANSAN TEAM 115th STREET STATION SHOWCASES A WHOLE AND INSIDE OTHER SIGNS OF DISREPAIR LIKE THE STAINING ON THE CEILING THAT MAKES ITS WAY TO THE WALLS BELOW. WATER DAMAGE WITH WATER LEAKING AROUND. SHE NOTICED THE DISCOLORATION AND WONDERS IF SHE SHOULD BE WORRIED ABOUT MORE THAN WATER OR WET FLOORS. IT WAS LIKE MOLDY. IT WAS PRETTY BAD. I WAS WALKING GINGERLY BECAUSE THE CRACKS IN THE SIDEWALK AND THE PLATFORM. THE CEMENT AND EVERYTHING. YOU WILL FIND OTHER KINDS OF CRACKING AND EXPOSED SUPPORTS. INSIDE THE STATEMENT THERE STATION THERE’S REST AND DUCT TAPE ON EXPOSED PIPES. THE ELEVATORS OPERATION WAS CLEANED AND WE CANNOT SAY FOR THE SAME FOR THE FLOOR INSIDE. LAST TIME I WAS UP THERE WAS PRETTY CLEAN. DO YOU THINK RIDERS DESERVE BETTER I THINK THE RIDERS DESERVE BETTER BECAUSE THE FARES ARE STEADILY GOING UP. IN A STATEMENT METRA ACKNOWLEDGE THE WATER SEEPAGE ISSUE ADDING THAT IT CANNOT COMPLETELY BE SOLD UNTIL THE

    Updates on Carr Fire and Railroad Fire
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    Updates on Carr Fire and Railroad Fire

    August 14, 2019


    HE WILL STAY ON THE JOB DURING THE INVESTIGATION. PAT AND JEFF, BACK TO YOU. THANK YOU SO MUCH. CARR FIRE NEAR REDDING HAS DESTROYED 900 HOMES AND KILLED TWO FIREFIGHTERS. IT IS NOW THE SEVENTH MOST DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN CALIFORNIA HISTORY. SOME EVACUEES HAVE BEEN ALLOWED BACK IN MAINLY IN PLACES THAT THE FIRE NEVER REACHED. MORE THAN 12,000 FIREFIGHTERS FROM MORE THAN A DOZEN STATES CONTINUE TO BATTLE THAT MONSTER BLAZE. CARR FIRE CHARRED 110,000 ACRES, LARGER THAN THE CITY OF DENVER. IT’S 27% CONTAINED. PAT: FIREFIGHTERS ARE TRYING TO PUT OUT THE BRUSHFIRE THAT DAMAGED A NEWHALL APARTMENT COMPLEX. THE RAILROAD FIRE BROKE OUT AT THE TERRACE APARTMENT COMPLEX WEST OF THE 14 FREEWAY. THE FIRE IS 85% CONTAINED. SOME PEOPLE WERE HOME WHEN THE FIRE BEGAN RACING UPHILL TOWARD THE COMPLEX. OTHERS RUSHED HOME TO FIND WINDOWS BLOWN OUT FROM THE HEAT

    Only On 2: 2 Firefighters Save Driver Struck on Railroad Tracks Seconds Before Train Plows Into Her
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    Only On 2: 2 Firefighters Save Driver Struck on Railroad Tracks Seconds Before Train Plows Into Her

    August 13, 2019


    BAD SHAPE WE’RE TOLD, POLICE BELIEVE HE WAS ON DRUGS WHEN HE CRASHED. PAT: FREIGHT TRAIN VERSUS CAR CAPTURED ON CAMERA BY A DRIVER WHO WITNESSED IT. YOU CAN SEE THE FREIGHT TRAIN SLAMS INTO A FIREFIGHTER GOT DRIVER OUT JUST SECONDS BEFORE THE IMPACT. PAUL: STACEY SANTA FE SPRINGS WITH THE STORY ONLY ON 2. REPORTER: WHAT A STORY, THE WOMAN WAS TRYING TO FOLLOW HER GPS, ENDED UP HI HERE, MAKING A U-TURN, TWO FIREFIGHTERS, ON THE WAY TO A CALL TOOK NOTICE. SHE WAS CONFUSED. REPORTER: STAN AND RANDY WERE ON THEIR WAY TO ANOTHER CALL, THEY SAW SOMETHING THEY COULD NOT IGNORE. IT CROSSED TRACK, I NOTICED CAR TURNED A ODD DIRECT, I SAW HER BOUNCE UP OVER THE TRACK, AND GET STUCK. REPORTER: A FEMALE DRIVER IN HER LATE 30s WAS TRYING TO FOLLOW HER GPS, SHE HAD NO IDEA SHE WAS STUCK ON RAILROAD TRACKS. I ASKED IF SHE WAS OKAY, SHE WAS LOST. AND I SAID YOU NEED TO GET OUT OF THE CAR YOU OR A TRACK. REPORTER: AS HE CONVINCED HER TO GET OUT THEY CALLED L.A. DISPATCH, AND TOLD THEM TO STOP THE TRAIN. THAT TRANSMISSION, YOU SEE THE WHITE LIGHT COMING THEN RAIL LIGHTS. REPORTER: HE HAD ONE THOUGHT. GET OFF THE TRACK. BOTH OF THEM GET OFF THE TRACK NOW. I WAS WORRIED WHO IS THE TRAIN GOING TO DO. WHERE IS THAT CARGOING TO GO WHEN THE TRAIN HITS IT. REPORTER: 30 SECONDS LATER THE CAR COLLIDED — TRAIN COLLIDED WITH NOW EMPTY CAR, THE WOMAN WAS SHOW SHOCKED SHE COLLAPSED ON THE ROAD, AND THANKED FIREFIGHTERS. IT WAS AMAZING WE WERE DRIVING BY AT THAT MOMENT. REPORTER: AMAZING IS THE WORD. BACK OUT LIVE, YOU CAN SEE, HOW LOUD THE TRAINS ARE. THAT WOMAN WAS VISITING A FRIEND HERE, FROM THOUSAND OAKS, SHE HAD NEVER BEEN HERE, SHE GOT TURNED AROUND, FIREFIGHTERS CALL IT A MIRACLE, SHE WAS FINE, AND