Afternoon Cram: R.I.P. Roger Ebert

The film critic has passed away and everything else you need to know from today’s local news headlines

Roger Ebert Has Died
The Chicago Sun-Times film critic lost his long-time battle with cancer today at 70. A documentary about his life is reportedly in the works.

New Poll: For The First Time Ever, A Majority of Americans Support The Legalization of Marijuana
52%, according to the Pew Research Center.

Marina Del Rey Man Bit By Shark
But it’s not what you think; he was in Maui.

Second Missing Hikers Rescued in Cleveland National Forest
Kyndall Jack and Nicholas Cendoya are both safe.

High-Tech Thieves Are Using Some Sort of Device To Steal Cars in Long Beach
The police are stumped.

Officials Release New Details in Northridge Kidnapping/Assault Case
The two suspects who have been charged are far from strangers to the justice system.

Jay Leno Is Officially Leaving The Tonight Show. Again.
A very excited Jimmy Fallon will replace him next year.

Indio Oks Goldenvoice Proposal To Hold Coachella in Indio Through 2030
The desert city is pleased to continue collecting money from ticket sales for years to come.