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Our top story at eleven thirty a grand jury in Chicago indicts actor jussie smollet for allegedly making a false report that he was attacked by two men. All of the counts deal with the stage, January twenty ninth attack. None with threatening letter he allegedly set himself several days earlier, the true Bill alleges that smell Wetli to to Chicago police officers that day the beat cop who took the initial report and a detective assigned later that day depan up whom he allegedly told the attacker wore ski masks that showed. He was white. If convicted on the newest charge smell at could be sentenced to probation or up to four years in prison. Bob Roberts, four CBS news, Chicago, he's been indicted on sixteen felony counts amid concerns about rats and flea borne typhus increase cleanup efforts in and around LA city hall continues more than a ton of trash it's been removed. Dozens. Of trees have been pruned street cleaning has been ramped up to several times a week city hall and other Civic Center buildings have been checked for fleas pest control firm found none and city. Staff says more work is being done to deal with what city council president herb lesson described as a noticeable increase in the volume of rodents in the Civic Center area concerns about fleas and his office prompted Wesson to have the carpeting remove late last year, a deputy city attorney contracted typhus possibly from a flea bite. She got while at work western says, he's pleased with cleanup efforts so far. I do think it's important that we continue to attack in that. We don't sit back and wait for complaints job sky. No insists there is a connection between the pest control issues at city hall and the filth in nearby skid row, and he wants to see that area cleaned up to Claude. You've had skew KNX ten seventy NewsRadio city leaders in L A or making it harder for illegal pot shops to stay in business. The city council unanimously approved an ordinance authorizing the LA DWP to disconnect. The utility services of unlicensed. Cannabis shops councilwoman Nori Martinez businesses who who have licenses are playing by the rules like it because it's it's also affecting their bottom line councilwoman. Monica. Rodriguez says it's an important enforcement tool utilizing our existing resources to support L A BT LAPD in the enforcement of shutting down these illegal operators. It's estimated that there are hundreds of illegal marijuana shops operating in the city. The ordinance now heads to the mayor for his signature at LA city hall. Margaret, caro- KNX ten seventy NewsRadio the state of jobs in the state. Michael Bernard is a former director of the employment development department. He tells can ex- the latest figures from Sacramento show that hiring fell sharply in the month of January. They do show a modest gain of three thousand jobs, that's well below the average monthly gains. We've had for the last year or two of closer to about twenty four thousand but he cautions. This is just one set of figures in that the state has seen a long expansion in jobs. Dating back in number of years. He also says one. Of the things to watch for in the future is the effective automation on employment. Governor Newsom has set up a commission to look at the future of work in California. An internal group is taking over investigations into sexual harassment in the California state legislature more than one point eight million dollars was spent last year announcing legal fees investigating complaints. But now, a new workplace conduct unit will take over it's comprised of four people who aren't employees of the legislature, and they'll look at all staff level allegations of harassment and discrimination sexual or otherwise we have buying from across the spectrum in the capital from stuff to members to leadership. And we know that we have to do this together as a community in the capital. And I think it's a big big shift in attitude Burbank area, simply member Laura Friedman tells kid the panel was created last month and has a budget of one point seven million dollars. Robarts your KNX, ten seventy NewsRadio. A judge has denied a motion to dismiss an attempted murder case against Joshua wearing the son of a former real housewives of Orange County cast member this despite allegations is jailhouse phone calls were improperly monitored by prosecutors and police while he was acting as his own attorney wearing is accused of shooting a man outside a home in Costa Mesa in two thousand and sixteen. No new trial for Adnan Siad, whose murder case was featured in the serial podcast, and is the subject of an upcoming HBO docu series Maryland's court of appeals has reinstated the conviction against Siad on a four to three vote. He was found guilty of murdering his ex girlfriend when they were both in high school that was in nineteen ninety nine his attorneys think there are at least three other avenues of relief. And they're going to look into them. It looks as if another fight is brewing between California and the Trump administration. It costs one point one billion dollars to repair the spillway as on the nation's tallest dam. The Oroville dam after they crumbled and fell away tens of thousands of people had to evacuate amid fears Dan would collapse upwards of two hundred thousand California asked the feds for six hundred thirty nine million dollars. But Washington has rejected three hundred six million of that says the spillway as we're already damaged before the heavy rain, California plans and appeal. Thirty five traffic.