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


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  • Aerial video showed a man emerging from the home carrying what appeared to be a rifle. (Credit: KTLA)

    Armed Man in Custody After Being Shot in Lawndale Standoff With Deputies

    A 23-year-old man was taken into custody after being shot during an armed standoff with sheriff’s deputies in Lawndale on Wednesday. The incident began at about 1 p.m. at a home near West 164th Street and Hawthorne Boulevard (map). Aerial video from Sky5 showed what appeared to be bullets being fired through a screen door as it swung open at about 1:50 p.m. The shots appeared to be coming from inside the home. Shortly after the shots were fired, a man later identified as Travis Herr, could […]

  • Levy Randolph proposes to Tiffany Rogers on the field of the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. (Credit: Candlelight Films)

    Unforgettable Video Captures Wedding Proposal at Rose Bowl

    The Rose Bowl in Pasadena has been the sight of many unforgettable moments, but for Levy Randolph it was the place where he met the love of his life, and years later, arranged for a special wedding proposal that has been seen by millions of people. Described as a hopeless romantic, Randolph arranged for a videographer to record an entire day of events he planned for his girlfriend, Tiffany Rogers, who thought she was visiting California to attend a military […]

  • Bill Clinton speaks at the "Get Out The Vote" rally in Oxnard on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Former President Bill Clinton Speaks at ‘Get Out The Vote’ Rally in Oxnard

    Former President Bill Clinton headlined the “Get Out The Vote” rally in Oxnard on Wednesday. Clinton spoke during the event held at Oxnard College (map) in hopes of energizing voters ahead of next week’s midterm elections. “This is about you and your future,” Clinton said. The former president is endorsing three local Democratic candidates involved in tight races, including congress member Julia Brownley (CA-26), congress member Raul Ruiz (CA-36), and Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar (CA-31). “One side wants you to be all […]

  • A three car crash forced the closure of the westbound side of the 118 Freeway in Mission Hills on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    3 Vehicle Crash Forces Closure of Westbound 118 Freeway in Mission Hills

    A multi-vehicle crash forced the temporary closure of the westbound side of the 118 Freeway in Mission Hills Monday morning. The crash involved two cars and an SUV and occurred east of the 405 Freeway just before 8 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol’s incident information page. Aerial video from Sky 5 showed one of the cars had come to a stop in some bushes after driving off the freeway. There was no immediate word on any injuries as a result of the crash. The […]

  • A GoFundMe page was established for Ximena Meza, who was shot and killed Oct. 22, 2014.

    Car Wash Held to Raise Funds for Family of 9-Year-Old Girl Fatally Shot in Anaheim

    A car wash was held Friday to raise funds for the family of 9-year-old Ximena Meza, who was shot and killed while playing in front of her apartment in Anaheim on Wednesday. Police believe Meza was the unintended victim of a gang shooting in the 2300 block of West Greenacre Avenue (map) when a man emerged from a car and fired a gun towards some other men, but fatally struck Meza instead. Meza’s parents went to the car wash on […]

  • Homes in the 400 block of Winthrop Dr. are seen in this image from Google Maps.

    Homicide Investigation Underway Into Hemet Deaths of Father, 12-Year-Old Son

    A homicide investigation was underway Thursday after the bodies of a 12-year-old boy and his 44-year-old father were found in a home in Hemet, and the killer was believe to live at the home. Authorities began to receive 911 calls at 11:28 p.m. Wednesday about two people who appeared to be dead inside a home in the 400 block of Winthrop Drive (map), according to a news release from the Hemet Police Department. Officers responded and found the bodies of a […]

  • A woman is treated by medical personnel following a shooting in Signal Hill on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (Credit: Mecca Ibe)

    Woman Hospitalized After Being Shot by Police in Long Beach

    A woman was hospitalized after being shot by police in Long Beach on Tuesday. The incident took place in the 1800 block of Cherry Avenue (map) just after 8:15 a.m., according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The woman was allegedly acting strange and talking to herself while walking through the Liberty Hotel complex with a small gun prior to the shooting, a witness said. The witness, who did not want to be identified, said […]

  • The corner of East Edgeware Road and Kellam Avenue is seen in this image taken from Google Maps.

    Man Fatally Shot in Echo Park Area; Gunman Sought

    Police were investigating a fatal shooting in the Echo Park area Monday morning. A man was shot in the stomach near the corner of East Edgeware Road and Kellam Avenue at about 1:15 a.m., Los Angeles Police Department Officer Liliana Preciado said. The shooting victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition, where he later died, according to Preciado. The gunman fled the scene in an unidentified vehicle, Preciado said. It was unclear if the shooting was gang related.

  • LASD released these images of an assault rifle and ammunition investigators said were found at the home of Sergio Castanon Jr. on Oct. 16, 2014.

    Man Suspected of Making Threat Against Pierce College Had Assault Rifle, Handgun: Sheriff’s Department

    A 26-year-old Northridge man who allegedly had an assault rifle was arrested on suspicion of making a threat that prompted the temporary evacuation of Pierce College in Woodland Hills Thursday. Evacuations began about 8:30 a.m. and classes did not resume till 3:30 p.m., by which time authorities had found firearms and ammunition at the home of the man they suspected of making the threat. Students were asked through the school’s Facebook and Twitter accounts not to come to campus and to spread […]