'Sammy's Law' introduced to Congress

Years after a family lost their son to fentanyl poisoning, a law named after him — Sammy's Law — was introduced to Congress. The bill would require social media platforms to allow third-party software providers access to a child's account, so parents can monitor online interactions.

Father shot, killed while Christmas shopping

A family is in mourning after Marquette Deon Scott Jr. was shot and killed while he was sitting in his car at a South LA gas station. His family said the father of four was in town to buy Christmas presents.

Redondo Union closed Wednesday after arrests

After two Redondo Union High School students were arrested after having allegedly brought loaded guns to campus on back-to-back days, the district said it will close Wednesday and have an online meeting.

AI helping write pet bios to spur adoptions

With animal shelters overflowing in Los Angeles County, a new tool is helping get pets adopted faster. RescueWriter.ai is using artificial intelligence to write bios for adoptable pets, which is helping the animals find their forever homes. Two of the minds behind the technology discuss the successes they've had.

United in Harmony's annual holiday party

The nonprofit United in Harmony is hosting its annual holiday party, which aims to give hundreds of underserved children a Christmas extravaganza. Nick Melvoin discusses the event.

LASD facing staffing crisis

Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna discussed his first year in office, during which he says his department has faced a staffing crisis, which has led to a mental health crisis.