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


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  • Max is seen in a photo provided by the Fontana Police Department.

    Poodle Suffers Heatstroke After Being Locked in Car Trunk in Fontana, Owner Arrested

    A man who allegedly locked a poodle in the trunk of his car while he went shopping in Fontana was facing felony animal cruelty charges on Wednesday, police said. A witness alerted police when he allegedly saw Jose DeJesus Gonzalez put the poodle in the trunk of his Toyota Camry and go into a grocery store in the 8200 block of Sierra Avenue (map) at about 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, a news release from the Fontana Police Department stated. Officers immediately […]

  • Nam Hoag Nguyen, 41, was booked on suspicion of assaulting two police officers. (Credit: Garden Grove Police Department)

    2 Garden Grove Police Officers Attacked at Assisted Living Facility

    A man with schizophrenia who was believed to have stopped taking his medication has been booked on suspicion of assaulting two officers at an assisted living facility in Garden Grove, police said on Wednesday. A caretaker from Nancy’s Guest Village located in the 13900 block of Clinton Street (map) called police after Nam Hoag Nguyen, 41, allegedly became violent and began vandalizing her vehicle just after 11 p.m. on Tuesday, the Garden Grove Police Department stated in a news release. The […]

  • A massive fire caused a partial roof collapse at Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Fire Causes Roof Collapse at Charter School in South Los Angeles Area

    A fire burned through the roof of a building at a high school in the South Los Angeles area Tuesday afternoon, sending towering clouds of black smoke into the air. The blaze was reported at Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School  at 11130 South Western Ave. (map), and crews were responding shortly before 2:30 p.m. The second-alarm fire caused a partial roof collapse, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. School was not in session at the time, according […]

  • A man was taken into custody following a deadly shooting in Van Nuys on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (Credit: OnScene.tvHD)

    Man Fatally Shot Outside Target Store in Van Nuys; 1 in Custody

    A suspected gunman was taken into custody after a man working outside a Target store in Van Nuys was shot and killed Tuesday. Police responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call around 5 a.m. in the intersection of Hatteras Street and Sepulveda Boulevard (map), according to Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Gottschalk. Responding officers found a man in his 40s on the ground with gunshot wounds. The victim was helping to pressure wash the parking structure prior to the shooting, according […]

  • A man was shot in the 1300 block of Glendale Boulevard, pictured here, on July 22, 2014. (Credit: Google maps)

    Shooter at Large After Opening Fire on Man in Echo Park

    A shooter was at large after opening fire on a man in Echo Park Tuesday morning, police said. A jogger near the 1300 block of Glendale Boulevard (map), just north of the Sunset Boulevard overpass, heard someone yelling and notified authorities at about 8:18 a.m., according to Joel Morales of the Los Angeles Police Department. Police found a man in his 30s on the ground with a single gunshot wound, Morales said. He was taken to a local hospital in unknown […]

  • Dog apologizes for stealing baby's toy. (Credit: Youtube via CharlieDaDog)

    Beagle ‘Apologizes’ for Taking Toy by Showering Baby With Gifts

    Charlie the beagle was in the dog house after taking one of baby Laura’s toys, but Thursday’s latest viral video showed how the “guilty” pup made up with his friend. Apparently Charlie just couldn’t control himself when someone dangled a toy in front of baby Laura, so he took it and walked away, the video posted to YouTube showed. A few seconds later, baby Laura lets out a cry and Charlie seems to realize he’s done something wrong. Charlie tries […]

  • A fire erupted at a condominium in Sylmar Monday morning. (Credit: OnScene.tvHD)

    8 Displaced, Firefighter Injured as Sylmar Condominium Erupts in Flames

    Eight people were displaced and a firefighter was injured when a condominium in Sylmar erupted in flames Monday morning. The fire at the two-story building located in the 14300 block of Foothill Boulevard (map) was reported just before 2 a.m., according to a news release from the Los Angeles Fire Department. One of the building’s four units was well involved with fire when crews arrived on scene, according to the news release. It took 85 firefighters 49 minutes to eventually […]

  • A liquor store robbery ended with a fatal shooting in El Sereno on Friday, July 18, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Suspected Robber Fatally Shot by Accomplice at Convenience Store in El Sereno: Police

    A suspected robber was shot and killed — allegedly by an accomplice – during an attempted robbery at a convenience store in El Sereno on Friday, police said. The incident took place near the intersection of Ithaca and Hollister avenues (map) at about 11:15 a.m., according to Sgt. Jose Covarrubias of the Los Angeles Police Department. The two alleged robbers entered the store — one with a rifle and the other with a machete — and got into some kind of altercation with the store owner, Officer Bruce Borihanh said. During the […]

  • Len Yamasaki's home was robbed by three men posing as DWP employees. (Credit: KTLA)

    Woman, 79, Robbed by Men Posing as DWP Workers in East Hollywood

    A 79-year-old woman in East Hollywood was robbed Thursday afternoon by three men who posed as Los Angeles Department of Water and Power workers in order to gain access to her home. Len Yamasaki lives with her daughter and son-in-law, but was alone when a man claiming to be with the DWP knocked on the door, flashed a badge, and started talking to her about the drought. The impostor told her he was there to change a valve that would save Yamasaki money […]