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


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  • The victim in a March 14 hit-and-run is seen in an image provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

    Help Sought in Maywood Hit-and-Run That Killed Pedestrian

    Authorities asked the public for help Thursday in their search for the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 43-year-old woman in Maywood earlier this year. The victim, who was a resident  of Maywood, was walking in the 4800 block of Randolph Street (map) when she was hit by a vehicle at about 5:20 a.m. on March 14, according to Detective Jimmy Yee of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Another driver saw the woman get struck and called 911, but […]

  • Bertram Robert Northrop is seen in an image provided by the Manhattan Beach Police Department.

    Man, 67, Who Disappeared in Manhattan Beach Found Wandering Near UCLA Campus

    [Update] Bertram Robert Northrop was found early Thursday morning wandering near the campus of UCLA and has been taken to the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Westwood for care, the Manhattan Beach Police Department said. [Original post] Police asked the public for help Tuesday in their search for a 67-year-old man with schizophrenia who disappeared last week in Manhattan Beach. Bertram Robert Northrop was reported missing after he was last seen at the Katsu-Ya Restaurant (map) at about 1:05 p.m. on May […]

  • Maurice Marciano is helped from his car after a crash in Beverly hills on May 28, 2015. (Credit: RMG News)

    Maurice Marciano, Co-Founder of Guess? Inc., Injured After Crashing Bentley in Beverly Hills

    Guess? Inc. co-founder Maurice Marciano was injured in a solo-vehicle crash in Beverly Hills early Thursday morning, police confirmed. Marciano was driving a 2013 Bentley when he crashed into a tree in the 1100 block of Coldwater Canyon Drive (map) at about 12:15 a.m., according to Lt. Lincoln Hoshino of the Beverly Hills Police Department. Marciano’s injuries were not life threatening, Hoshino said. The cause of the crash was unclear, but drugs or alcohol were not suspected to be a factor, according to […]

  • Dennis Sheehan is seen in an image posted to U2's website.

    U2 Confirms Death of Longtime Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan

    U2’s tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, died overnight as the group was in the midst of a series of concerts in Los Angeles, the band confirmed on their website Wednesday. “With profound sadness we confirm that Dennis Sheehan, U2’s longstanding tour manager and dear friend to us all, has passed away overnight. Our heartfelt sympathy is with his wonderful family,” promoter Arthur Fogel stated on the band’s website. U2 played the first of five scheduled concerts at the Forum in Inglewood Tuesday night. […]

  • Torrance police shot a man described as a "suspect" in Harbor City on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Torrance Police Involved in Shooting in Harbor City; ‘Suspect’ Hospitalized

    Torrance police were involved in a shooting in Harbor City that left one person hospitalized Wednesday. The shooting took place north of Pacific Coast Highway in the 25400 block of South Vermont Avenue (map) at about 11:45 a.m., Sgt. Paul Kranke of the Torrance Police Department said. One person, described as a “suspect,” was hit by the gunfire, Kranke said. The “suspect” was taken to a local hospital, Kranke said. The person’s condition was unknown. No officers were injured in the incident, according to Kranke. KTLA’s […]

  • Deputies are seen in front of Rivera Middle School in Pico Rivera on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Rivera Middle and Elementary Schools Shut Down Following Threat in Pico Rivera

    Rivera Middle School and nearby Rivera Elementary School in Pico Rivera were closed Wednesday morning after authorities received a threat against one of the schools. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department received a threat against Rivera Middle School (map) about 6 a.m. and contacted the district office, Superintendent Martin Galindo of El Rancho Unified School District said. As a precaution, deputies closed the middle school as well as Rivera Elementary School, which is located a few hundred feet away. No students or staff […]

  • The 5100 block of Wilshire Boulevard is seen in this image from Google Maps.

    Natural Gas Leak Forces Evacuations, Street Closures in Mid-Wilshire Area

    A natural gas leak forced evacuations and traffic closures in the Mid-Wilshire area Wednesday morning. The leak was reported in the 5100 block of West Wilshire Boulevard (map) before 7 a.m., according to Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. A nearby strip mall and business directly in front of the leak were evacuated due to the incident, Stewart said. Eastbound West Wilshire Boulevard from La Brea Avenue to South Highland Avenue were closed while Southern California Gas Company crews worked to stop […]

  • Dozens of credit cards and driver's licenses are seen in a photo provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

    Thousands of Stolen Credit Card Numbers, 3 Firearms Found During San Bernardino Arrest

    Thousands of stolen credit card account numbers and three firearms, including an assault rifle, were discovered during the recent arrest of an ex-felon in San Bernardino, authorities said Tuesday. Deputies located Serob Frenkyan, a suspect involved in a credit card fraud investigation, outside a residence in the 3400 block of North F Street (map) at about 11:30 p.m. on May 21, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. When he noticed the deputies, Frenkyan, 41, went inside the residence and refused to […]

  • The bus stop where a man was fatally stabbed on Memorial Day is seen in this image taken from Google Maps.

    Man Fatally Stabbed at Panorama City Bus Stop on Memorial Day; 2 Men Sought

    Police asked the public for help Tuesday in their investigation into the fatal stabbing of a 40-year-old man at a Panorama City bus stop on Memorial Day. The stabbing was reported at 10:50 p.m. at a bus stop near the intersection of Van Nuys Boulevard and Nordhoff Street (map), the Los Angeles Police Department stated in a news release. Officers arrived to find Pablo Martinez lying on the sidewalk with multiple stab wounds to his chest, the Police Department stated. Martinez was treated and transported to […]