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


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    NYPD: Nanny Says She Burned 2-Year-Old Boy Because ‘It Was a Long Week and I Was Tired’

    A nanny in Long Island, New York, is facing multiple charges after allegedly burning a 2-year-old boy with a hot curling iron Thursday because she was frustrated that the boy wouldn’t listen to her. Angela Persaud noticed a burn on her son Xander’s hand as she was giving him a bath, local television station WABC reported. When she asked what happened, the boy told her the nanny had burned him. Persaud then checked her nanny camera, which had recorded the entire […]

  • A man was shot and killed after allegedly pointing a gun at an officer in Azusa on Jan. 15, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Shot, Killed After Allegedly Pointing Gun at Officer in Azusa

    A man was fatally shot by police in Azusa Sunday night after allegedly pointing a gun at an officer. Azusa police responded to the 1800 block of Ranch Road after someone reported “shots fired” and “a man with a gun” in the area about 11 p.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. Homicide detectives said the man refused to follow the officers’ commands and then pointed a handgun at one of the officers. “Fearing for […]

  • Police investigate a fight that turned deadly in the Westlake neighborhood on Jan. 13, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Dies After Being Struck in Head With Metal Pipe During Family Dispute in Westlake

    A man died after being struck in the head with a metal pipe during a family dispute involving two couples in the Westlake neighborhood of Central Los Angeles early Friday morning. Officers were called to the 400 block of Hartford Avenue just before 1 a.m. after someone reported a fight going on the street, Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Joe Losorelli said. Investigators determined the incident began with a dispute between two men and two women in a nearby apartment then spilled […]

  • Dean Spanos, owner of the Chargers, looks on from the sidelines against the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 18, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

    Chargers Owner Dean Spanos Confirms Move to Los Angeles in Letter

    It’s official, the San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles. Team owner and Chairman of the Board Dean Spanos announced the decision in a letter that was posted to the teams Twitter account Thursday morning. “After much deliberation, I have made the decision to relocate the Chargers to Los Angeles,” the letter read. News of the move was first leaked Wednesday when a person with person said to have direct knowledge of the situation informed media outlets that Spanos had […]

  • Heavy rain flooded streets in Santa Ana on Jan. 12, 2017. (Credit: Southern Counties News)

    Cold Storm Brings Record Rainfall, Low Snow Levels, Possible Mudslides to SoCal

    A cold storm system moving through Southern California is bringing more rain to the region Thursday and is expected to result in low snow levels, a threat of thunderstorms and a chance of mudslides in the recent burn areas. Widespread rain began falling overnight and is expected to continue throughout the day before tapering off early Friday, according to the National Weather Service. By Thursday afternoon, a 20-year-old rainfall record was broken at Long Beach Airport, which saw 1.54 inches of […]

  • A fire burned through a fire station in Buena Park on Jan. 12, 2017. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Fire Truck Destroyed as Flames Tear Through Fire Station in Buena Park

    A fire truck was destroyed early Thursday morning when a fire station near Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park caught fire. The incident began about 3:30 a.m. at fire station 61 located in the 8000 block of Western Avenue, Orange County Fire Authority Captain Larry Kurtz said. The station’s fire engine was out on a call when the fire broke out, but a fire truck was still parked inside, Kurtz said. The flames burned through first and second floors of the station, as […]

  • Officials investigate a fatal hit-and-run crash in South Los Angeles on Jan. 12, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Hit-and-Run Driver Sought After Man Fatally Struck in South Los Angeles

    Authorities Thursday are searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a man in the Vermont Square neighborhood of South Los Angeles. Police were called to the intersection of South Figueroa Street and West 53rd street after the man was struck by a vehicle around midnight, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Nathan Grate said. The victim, who Grate said was about 60 years old, died at the scene. Video from the scene showed a white tent covering the victim’s body with […]

  • Mexico port of entry highway sign on Highway 92 in Naco Arizona with border fence in the background. (Credit: iStock/Getty Images Plus)

    Trump Says ‘I Want to Get the Wall Started,’ Insists Mexico Will Reimburse U.S.

    President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants to get started on building a wall between the United States and Mexico before striking a deal that he says will reimburse Americans for the cost. Trump said negotiations with Mexico will start immediately after he takes office, but he wants to begin construction while talks are ongoing. “I want to get the wall started. I don’t want to wait a year and a half until I make my deal with Mexico,” Trump […]

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    Anonymous Threat Prompts Loyola High School to Cancel Classes Wednesday

    An anonymous threat prompted officials at Loyola High School in the Pico Union neighborhood of Central Los Angeles to cancel classes Wednesday morning. The school was notified Tuesday night that the threat had been posted on a social media website, according to a message on the school’s website. The school was working with the FBI and Los Angeles Police Department, and was taking “precautionary measures” by canceling all classes and on-campus activities Wednesday, the message stated. No details about the […]