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Cockroach Butts in Robert Kovacik’s Live Shot

If you’re squeamish, this next post isn’t for you.

NBC4′s Robert Kovacik was reporting from West L.A. Thursday night when a cockroach decided to steal his thunder and crawl all over the reporter during his live shot.

Kovacik tweeted the following after he was done with his live report: “Thanks viewers for noticing the “guest” in our live shot! Any names for my new pet?”

Gro-ss.

[H/T Romenesko]

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NBC4 Launching New Weekly News Series

Starting Tuesday night, NBC4 will air a new weekly news series entitled “Life Connected,” celebrating the diversity of communities and individuals that have come together to enhance the quality of life of others in their community.

“Life Connected is a long-term station initiative that will celebrate different communities and cultures and demonstrate the human spirit and triumphs throughout Southern California,” said Steve Carlston, president and general manager of NBC4 Southern California. “So often we focus on the differences within society; Life Connected will highlight the similarities and connections that we all share. Whether in the workplace, in our neighborhoods, at our places of worship, or in any part of our daily lives, we are indeed all connected.”

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NBC4 Anchor Files Lawsuit Following Hotel Brawl

NBC4 anchor Robert Kovacik has filed a lawsuit against Roger Talavera and the Beverly Hills Hotel following a Christmas Eve brawl last year.

Kovacik was meeting up with Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump for drinks at the Polo Lounge and Talavera, who was in a “severe degree of intoxication,” started verbally assaulting their party.

Before he knew it, it was lights out for Kovacik as Talavera reportedly decked him, causing “physical injuries, emotional injuries, humiliation, embarrassment and other damages.”

Kovacik wants unspecified damages, plus medical costs, interest and court costs from Talavera and the hotel.

You can read the entire lawsuit here.