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

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  • A bear was spotted in Monrovia on Aug. 18, 2017. (Credit: RMG News)

    Hungry Bear Spotted Digging Through Monrovia Trash Cans

    A hungry bear paid a visit to a Monrovia neighborhood early Friday morning. Video showed the bear walking in the 300 block of Heather Heights Court about 4 a.m. The large bear was spotted tipping over multiple trash cans in its search for food. After snacking in front of a couple of homes, the bear eventually made its way down the street and out of sight. California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman Andrew Hughan said the department was not […]

  • Man Shot by Deputies at Nickerson Gardens in Watts Is Pronounced Dead at Hospital

    A man who was shot by deputies at a housing complex in the Watts neighborhood of South Los Angeles Wednesday night was pronounced dead at the hospital, authorities stated Thursday. The shooting occurred about 7:17 p.m. after deputies were patrolling the area of Imperial Highway and Slater Avenue and noticed a suspicious vehicle parked facing the wrong way, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies saw a man standing outside the vehicle and a second […]

  • Authorities respond to a barricaded man in Bellflower on Aug. 17, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Suspected Carjacker Found Dead Following Standoff With Authorities in Bellflower

    A suspected carjacker was found dead after crashing the stolen vehicle and then barricading himself in a Bellflower area residence Thursday morning. The events began with a car crash on Downey Avenue just north Jefferson Street in Paramount at about 3 a.m. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Dep. Juanita Navarro-Suarez said. A stranger stopped to help a man involved in the crash, but the man attacked the good Samaritan and stole their Chrysler PT Cruiser, Navarro-Suarez said. The victim was […]

  • A man suspected in several robberies at Verizon stores in Orange County is seen in an image provided by the Santa Ana Police Department.

    Man Sought in Series of Robberies at O.C. Verizon Wireless Stores

    Police are asking the public for help identifying a man suspected in a series of cellphone store robberies in Orange County. Investigators believe the man seen on surveillance images during a robbery at a Verizon Wireless store in the 1700 block of East 17th Street on Aug. 10, is also responsible for hold-ups at two other Verizon stores. During the 17th Street robbery, a man entered the store about 9 p.m. with a black plastic rolling tote box and pulled […]

  • Son Suspected in Killing of Fullerton Woman Following Argument With Sister

    A Fullerton man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his mother to death and wounding her boyfriend following an argument with a sibling early Tuesday. Police received a 911 call about 1:41 a.m. from a woman in the 100 block of South Pritchard who was screaming that she had been stabbed, the Fullerton Police Department stated in a news release. Responding officers found the 50-year-old woman, later identified by coroner’s officials as Lu Thao, outside an apartment complex suffering from […]

  • Police investigate a deadly shooting in North Hollywood on Aug. 15, 2017. (Credit: RMG News)

    2 Killed, 2 Wounded in Shootout Outside North Hollywood Apartment Building

    Police are searching for two people involved in a shootout that left two men dead and two more in critical condition in North Hollywood Tuesday morning. The shooting occurred about 11:35 p.m. Monday as a group of six or more people were standing outside the Hesby Apartments near Morrison Street and Klump Avenue. Witnesses told authorities someone within the group opened fire, causing others to open fire, Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Mike Kozak said. The witnesses said they heard […]

  • Police investigate a deadly hit-and-run crash in Long Beach on Aug. 14, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Cyclist Killed Trying to Stop Hit-and-Run Driver From Fleeing Crash Scene, Police Say

    A cyclist was killed Monday morning while trying to stop a hit-and-run driver from fleeing the scene after the driver hit his friend in a Long Beach intersection, police said. Police responded to the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and East Bort Street about 1:17 a.m. after a witness called to report the crash, Long Beach Police Department Detective Watt said. Two cyclists had been crossing the street at the Long Beach Boulevard offramp of the 91 Freeway when one […]

  • A woman told police she was abducted while standing on a street in Azusa on Aug. 12, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Woman Escapes Kidnappers After Being Abducted, Thrown Into Van in Azusa

    Police are asking the public for help Monday in their search for three men who briefly kidnapped a woman who was standing on a sidewalk in Azusa. The incident occurred about 2:45 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of East 1st Street, a news release from the Azusa Police Department stated. The unidentified victim told police she was socializing with a second woman near the Veterans of Foreign Wars building when the acquaintance called to get her a ride. While […]

  • Documented Gang Member, 2 Others Arrested in Fatal Shooting of 12-Year-Old Girl in Victorville

    An ongoing feud between two families led to the shooting that killed 12-year-old Makiya Walls in Victorville Wednesday night, officials said Friday in announcing the arrest of a documented gang member and two associates. The girl’s mother has also been arrested after allegedly making threats following her daughter’s death, authorities said. Walls was inside her mother’s home in the 17000 block of Monaco Drive when witnesses say a man walked up to the house holding a shotgun and opened fire […]