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


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  • Temple Station deputies stand guard on April 29, 2016, during a 24-hour memorial for Deputy David March, who was killed during a traffic stop in 2002. (Credit: KTLA)

    24-Hour Vigil Held for Sheriff’s Deputy Murdered During 2002 Traffic Stop in Irwindale

    Deputies began a 24-hour vigil in Irwindale Friday for Deputy David March, who was fatally shot 14 years ago during a traffic stop while he was on duty for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. March, who was 33 years old and a 7-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Department at the time of shooting, was killed on Live Oak Boulevard east of Peck Road on April 29, 2002. “Every year on the anniversary of his passing we do a 24-hour […]

  • Police were involved in an exchange of gunfire with three people in San Bernardino on April 29, 2016. (Credit: Newspro News HD)

    3 in Custody After Exchanging Gunfire With Police in San Bernardino

    Three people were in custody Friday morning after exchanging gunfire with officers in San Bernardino the night before, police said. Officers were working in an unmarked unit in the 2500 block of 5th Street West when three people came up and opened fire at about 8:41 p.m., said Lt. Rich Lawhead with the San Bernardino Police Department. The officers got out of the car and fired back at the gunmen, who ran southbound toward the Terrace Motel located nearby, Lawhead […]

  • A car crashed into a utility pole in West Hollywood on April 28, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Fatal Crash Closes Portion of Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood

    One person was killed when a car crashed into a utility pole in West Hollywood Thursday morning. The solo-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Larrabee Street about 4:30 a.m. The driver, who was alone in the vehicle, died at the scene, said Sgt. Lance Eddins with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Video from the scene showed the car had likely lost control while heading westbound on Sunset Boulevard and then jumped a curb. Once on the […]

  • Three men who fatally attacked a man outside a liquor store in the Westlake neighborhood on June 23, 2015, are shown surveillance video released by LAPD.

    $50,000 Reward Offered in Case of Man, 23, Fatally Stabbed in Westlake in 2015

    Authorities on Wednesday announced a $50,000 in the case of a 23-year-old man who was fatally stabbed in Westlake Last year. Surveillance video released in the June 23, 2015 incident shows Oscar Lazo being surrounded by three men in front of Union Liquor on Beverly Boulevard. One of the men appears to stab Lazo and other is seen swing a weapon described by investigators as a sharpened wooden sword. Lazo then runs out of view of the camera and is […]

  • An ambulance is seen in a file photo.

    Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Child in Carson

    Homicide detectives Thursday were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a child in Carson. Deputies responded to the 2500 block of Jackson Street East about 11:55 p.m. The child, whose identity and age were not given, was taken to a local hospital and was pronounced dead, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. The child’s death was being investigated by homicide detectives, according to the news release. No further details were immediately available. Anyone with […]

  • The Valero gas station where a 4-year-old girl was left behind is seen in this image from Google Maps.

    Mother Left 4-Year-Old Daughter at Joshua Tree Gas Station for Hours, Police Say

    A 27-year-old mother was arrested after she left her 4-year-old daughter in a Joshua Tree gas station bathroom and didn’t inquire about the lost girl for nearly five hours, authorities said Wednesday. Nichole Pederson went to the Valero gas station in the 61000 block of Twentynine Palms Avenue about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday with her husband Robbie Pederson, 36, another unidentified adult, and several young children, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. The group drove away […]

  • People line up for a free health care clinic at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 27, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Health Clinic to Offer Free Medical Services Through Friday at L.A. Convention Center

    A three-day health care clinic that opened Wednesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center plans to offer free medical care to all patients who show up. More than 4,000 volunteers, including doctors, nurses and dentists were expected to treat nearly 12,000 patients during the event that was scheduled to begin at 7 a.m., according to Dr. Lela Lewis, president and CEO of Your Best Pathway to Health. “We’re offering medical, dental and eye care services,” said Costin Jordache, the director of […]

  • A child can be seen in a school bus that was impaled by a crossing arm on April 26, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Railroad Arm Ends Up in Kid’s Lap After Impaling School Bus in South L.A.

    A railroad-crossing arm went completely through a school bus and ended up in a kid’s lap following a bizarre crash in the Central-Alameda neighborhood of South Los Angeles Tuesday morning. Aerial video from Sky5 just after 7:30 a.m. showed the yellow school bus stopped near some railroad tracks with the crossing arm sticking out of a broken window. The school bus had apparently tried to cross the tracks near the intersection of East 55th Street and Long Beach Avenue when the […]

  • A fatal crash forced the closure of the northbound lanes on the 710 Freeway on April 26, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Fatal Crash Forces Temporary Closure of Northbound Lanes on 710 Freeway in Paramount

    A fatal crash on the 710 Freeway in Paramount forced the temporary closure of all northbound lanes Tuesday morning. Four vehicles were involved in the crash, which occurred near the Rosecrans Avenue offramp about 12:41 a.m., said Officer Francisco Villalobos with the California Highway Patrol. One person, identified as a Hispanic male who was about 24 years old, was killed in the crash, Villalobos confirmed. The victim’s name was not immediately released. Villalobos could not confirm if the victim was […]