Armed Suspect Barricaded in Pico Rivera Home; 1 Dead
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Anthony Kurzweil is a web producer for KTLA in Los Angeles.


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  • The LADWP tweeted this picture of the excavation site on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

    Westwood Water Main Repairs Likely to Be Completed Friday or Saturday: Spokesman

    Crews were getting closer on Friday to repairing two 93-year-old trunklines of a water main that burst in Westwood — sending 20 million gallons of water into the air and onto UCLA’s campus —Tuesday afternoon. More than 70 feet of new steel pipe was brought in to complete the job, Jeff Bray of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said during a Friday news conference. “We anticipate repairs on the pipelines to be completed Friday night into Saturday,” […]

  • Two officers were injured when a Los Angeles school police vehicle collided with a dump truck in Sun Valley on Aug. 1, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    2 Officers Injured After L.A. School Police Car Collides With Dump Truck in Sun Valley

    Two officers were transported to a local hospital after being seriously injured in a crash involving a Los Angles School Police Department patrol vehicle and a commercial dump truck near several schools in Sun Valley, authorities said. The collision occurred shortly after 8 a.m. in the 8500 block of Arleta Avenue (map), according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The crash site was located near Richard E. Byrd Middle School, Francis Polytechnic Senior High and Robert H. Lewis High School. The […]

  • Facebook left this message for users Friday morning.

    Facebook’s ‘Sorry, Something Went Wrong’ Outage Prompts Outcry on Twitter

    Facebook users found the social media sharing site had temporarily gone offline Friday morning, prompting much concern on a competitor site: Twitter. A message posted to Facebook at 9:15 a.m. Pacific Time stated “Sorry, something went wrong… we’re working on getting this fixed as soon as we can.” As of 9:30 a.m., users were again able to log into the site. There was no immediate word from Facebook on what may have caused the outage. Meanwhile, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department sergeant […]

  • Michael Molle, 72, allegedly shot his step-grandchildren during a domestic dispute on July 31, 2014. (Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department)

    Rossmoor Man, 72, Accused of Shooting Step-Grandchildren in Domestic Dispute

    A Rossmoor man who allegedly shot his two step-grandchildren in an apparent domestic dispute was behind bars on Friday while one of the shooting victims remained hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, police said. Deputies were called to a home in the 2800 block of Tucker Lane (map) following reports of a shooting at the Rossmoor residence at about 8:25 p.m. on Thursday, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. Two siblings, a man and woman were found at […]

  • Milton Marquez, 17, is seen in a photo provided by family members on July 31, 2014.

    Teen Pedestrian Killed in Valley Glen Hit-and-Run; Driver Sought

    Police were searching for a driver on Thursday who fled after fatally striking a 17-year-old boy who was walking home from a park with his brother in Valley Glen. The teen was crossing the street in the 7000 block of Whitsett Avenue (map) at about 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday when he was hit by a black SUV and “carried” by the vehicle for a short distance, LAPD Lt. David Ferry said. The victim, who was identified by family members as […]

  • Gilberto Lopez-Quinonez, 18, was suspected in multiple sex assaults and strong arm robberies in the Redondo Beach area. (Credit: City of Redondo Beach Public Information  Office)

    Arrest Made in String of Redondo Beach Sex Assaults, Strong Arm Robberies: Police

    An 18-year-old man suspected in multiple sexual assaults and strong arm robberies in the Redondo Beach area has been arrested, police said Wednesday. Gilberto Lopez-Quinonez, of Torrance, was arrested by police Saturday morning after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who was on the beach just south of the Avenue I lifeguard tower, the City of Redondo Beach Public Information Office announced in a news release. Detectives believe Lopez-Quinonez was involved in at least one other sexual assault and strong arm […]

  • A hiker was injured after losing her footing and falling from a cliff in Eaton Canyon on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (Credit: RMG News HD)

    Caught on Video: Hiker Falls From Eaton Canyon Cliff 2 Days Before Closure of Upper Falls Area

    Two days before the upper falls area in Eaton Canyon will be shut down for safety reasons, a hiker was injured after falling nearly 50 feet down the side of a cliff, and it was all captured on video. The cellphone video taken on Wednesday showed a woman attempting to scale down an embankment when she lost her footing. Bystanders could be heard screaming as the woman slid 40 to 50 feet down the steep hillside before her leg got caught in […]

  • The court at Pauly Pavilion was under 8 to 10 inches of water at one point following Tuesday's water main break, according to school officials. (Credit: KTLA)

    Court ‘Buckling’ at Pauley Pavilion; UCLA Wants DWP to Pay for Damages to Campus

    The Nell and John Wooden Court in Pauley Pavilion was showing signs of “buckling” on Wednesday following a water main break that sent millions of gallons of water toward the UCLA campus and into storm drains in Westwood. An estimated 20 million gallons of water flowed from the 93-year-old water main, which burst in the 10600 block of Sunset Boulevard (map) just before 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Damage to the newly […]

  • A house erupted in flames in Exposition Park on Tuesday. (Credit: KTLA News)

    1 Dead in Exposition Park House Fire That Left Firefighter Injured

    One person was dead and a firefighter was injured as flames broke out at a home in Exposition Park Tuesday. The blaze at the one-story house in the 1500 block of West 36th Place (map) was reported at about 10:43 a.m., according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department. One person pulled from the burning building by firefighters was determined to be dead at the scene, according to Humphrey. The victim was described as a black man in […]