On World Mental Health Day, experts encourage others to seek help if they feel isolated during a pandemic – CBS Los Angeles

SHERMAN OAK (CBSLA) – When Maria Rendon noticed that her 15-year-old son was feeling down due to isolation from the COVID-19 pandemic, she immediately sought help from a therapist. “No motivation, children have no motivation,” she said. “They are isolated at home. They had to go to school differently. “ Saturday marks World Mental Health […]

With new interim CEO in place, struggling C4 mental health provider is getting back on track – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – A Chicago mental health provider who was under investigation by the state after multiple CBS 2 reports is back financially on track, according to its interim CEO. The leader of the Community Counseling Centers of Chicago, also known as C4, kept his promise to the Morning Insiders by accepting an interview and […]

OC Cities Battle Explosion of Non-Native ‘Ankle-Biter’ Aedes Mosquitoes – CBS Los Angeles

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) – Amid an explosion of non-native Aedes mosquitoes biting the ankle across Southland this summer and fall, Orange County is trying a new treatment to fight the bugs. The OC Mosquito and Vector Control District sprays a larvicide in Santa Ana, California on October 1, 2020. (CBSLA) The OC Mosquito and Vector […]

Hot triple-digit temperatures sweep southern California – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Temperatures hit triple digits on Friday in the San Fernando Valley. High pressure and light winds contributed to the heat warning issued by the National Meteorological Service until 8pm The notice covers the interior of Orange County, the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and San Gabriel Valleys, the San Gabriel and Santa […]

Car nearly crashes into courtyard pool at Diamond Bar – CBS Los Angeles

DIAMOND BAR (CBSLA) – A driver lost control of his car as he pulled off a freeway, hit a fence and nearly crashed into a swimming pool in the Diamond Bar courtyard early Friday morning. October 2, 2020 (LLN) The incident occurred in the 20900 block of East Moonlake Street, just off the 60 Freeway, […]

Freezing night for some; Temperatures drop 15 degrees below normal Friday – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Thursday will be a freezing cold night for some in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin as the season’s cooler air stabilizes. The showers will end early in the evening. The lows will hit 41 degrees in O’Hare, but McHenry could drop to 34 degrees. Fridays bring sunshine and highs to the mid-1950s, […]

Containment on Bobcat Fire Climb, 83 Homes Destroyed – CBS Los Angeles

MONVROVIA (CBSLA) – Containment numbers for the Bobcat Fire, which has been burning for more than three weeks in the Angeles National Forest, jumped overnight, but crews will have to contend with another day of triple-digit temperatures on Thursday. The Bobcat Fire, one of the largest in Los Angeles County history, burned 114,901 acres and […]

91 Human West Nile Virus Cases Reported In California As Officials Encourage Risk Reduction – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Spreading diseases such as malaria, West Nile and Zika, mosquitoes are among the deadliest animals in the world. To date, California officials have reported a total of 91 cases of West Nile virus in people across the state. Of these, LA County Public Health said it has identified 27 local cases. […]

Eleven new West Nile virus cases in Miami-Dade, totaling 44 cases – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Eleven other cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Miami-Dade. These cases were detected between June and July 2020 but required further complex testing at the CDC for final confirmation. There were a total of 44 West Nile virus infections in the county in 2020. West Nile virus is most […]

Florida lags behind in 2020 census tally – CBS Miami

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami / NSF) – With the September 30 deadline looming, Florida continues to lag behind much of the nation in responding to the US census. As of Sunday, 92.5 percent of Florida households had responded to the exercise once every ten years, below the national rate of 95.4 percent, according to information released Monday […]