Anthony Kurzweil is a web producer for KTLA in Los Angeles.

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  • Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star is shown after it was vandalized on Oct. 26, 2016. Alleged vandal James Otis speaks after being released from jail the following day. (Credit, left, Jamie Moreno; right, KTLA)

    Man Suspected of Vandalizing Trump’s Walk of Fame: ‘I Had to Do It’

    The man suspected of vandalizing Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was arrested and released from custody Thursday, when he said he was not ashamed of his actions and was prepared to pay the consequences for committing a crime. James Otis, 52, spoke to reporters after his release. “I admitted my mistakes and am now dealing with my consequences, unlike Mr. Trump, who has never admitted what he’s done,” Otis said. “And that’s why I destroyed the star; […]

  • A construction worker was pulled out of a hole after being trapped in Beverly Crest on Oct. 27, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Delivery Driver Rescued After Falling Into 50-Foot Hole at Beverly Crest Construction Site

    Firefighters rescued a delivery driver Thursday morning who fell into a 50-foot hole and became trapped at a residential construction site in Beverly Crest. The 30-year-old driver arrived at the site in the 1600 block of San Ysidro Drive with a load of steel rebar at about 8:30 a.m., according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey. When the driver exited his truck, he apparently stepped on some plywood that was covering one of several deep holes on the property. […]

  • Police were investigating a fatal stabbing in Anaheim on Oct. 27, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    1 Dead, 1 Wounded in Separate Anaheim Stabbings; Killer Sought

    One person was killed and another wounded in two separate stabbings that took place in Anaheim overnight. Police were called to the 900 block of South Euclid Street after a stabbing was reported about 2 a.m. Thursday, Anaheim Police Department Officer John Hasso said. Video showed officers near a Spires restaurant performing CPR on a victim, who died as a result of the injuries. A homicide investigation was underway, but no description of the attacker was available. Investigators are hoping nearby businesses […]

  • Police search for a pursuit driver in San Gabriel on Oct. 27, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Shots Fired, 1 in Custody Following Pursuit in San Gabriel, Police Say

    One person was in custody after a pursuit ended with shots fired in San Gabriel Thursday morning, police said. The incident began about 4:06 a.m. near the intersection of Del Mar Avenue and Valley Boulevard, said Officer Jim Drabos with the San Gabriel Police Department. An officer had attempted to pull a vehicle over, but the driver sped off instead, Drabos said. The brief pursuit came to an end near West Saxon Avenue and Crone Street, Drabos said. Shots were fired at […]

  • A statue of a horse stands at the entrance to a P.F. Chang's restaurant on August 4, 2014 in Schaumburg, Illinois. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    P.F. Chang’s Offering Free Sushi Rolls to Dine-In Customers Thursday

    Attention sushi lovers. P.F. Chang’s is offering free sushi to customers dining at any of the chain’s participating restaurants Thursday. The Asian-themed restaurant stated on its website that patrons need to only mention the promotion to receive a free Spicy Tuna Roll or California Roll on Oct. 27. The offer is good for dine-in customers only, but otherwise there are “no strings attached, except for the one that caught the fish,” the website stated. One spicy tuna or California roll is available per person. […]

  • A family was sent into the water after their boat capsized off the Ventura coast on Oct. 26, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Mother in Critical Condition After Fishing Boat Capsizes Off Oxnard; 2 Children, Father Safe

    A 36-year-old woman is in critical condition Wednesday after a fishing boat she was on with her family capsized off the coast of Ventura County. The woman’s two children and their father made it to shore safely. A family of four left Ventura Harbor about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on a lobster-fishing trip, but hit rough waters as they were trying to return, said Sgt. Steve Sagely with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. The boat capsized, sending the mother, father and two children […]

  • The Department of Motor Vehicles field office in Long Beach is seen in this file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    Computer Outage Continues to Impact More Than 100 California DMV Offices Wednesday

    A major computer outage that has impacted more than 100 DMV offices throughout California this week is still causing problems Wednesday, officials said. Despite a tweet from the DMV Tuesday stating they anticipated all field offices would be fully functional Wednesday morning, folks standing outside the Long Beach location were informed the problem had not been fixed. “We apologize, but the system still is not up,” an official could be heard saying to a disappointed crowd of people standing in […]

  • Surveillance video released by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office shows a burglar inside a home as victims sleep nearby.

    Video Shows Florida Burglars Rummaging Through Victim’s Home as Children Sleep Nearby

    Authorities are searching for two armed burglars who were seen on surveillance video going through a home in Florida as children were sleeping nearby. The incident occurred about 1:30 a.m. Saturday and was captured on the home’s security system, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office stated on Facebook. The video shows one of the burglars looking through items in the home as two people slept on separate couches nearby. The intruder was described as a black man in his early 20s, […]

  • Police investigate a deadly shooting in South Los Angeles on Oct. 26, 2016. (Credit: ANG.News)

    Teen Dies After Being Shot on Front Porch of Vermont Square Home

    A homicide investigation is underway Wednesday after a 19-year-old man was fatally shot in the Vermont Square neighborhood of South Los Angeles. The shooting was reported near the intersection of West 40th Place and Menlo Avenue about 8:15 p.m., said Lt. Chuck Springer with the Los Angeles Police Department. Officers found the teen with a gunshot wound on the front porch of a home, said Capt. Darnell Davenport with the Police Department. The victim was taken to California Hospital Medical […]