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

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  • A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was seriously injured in a crash in Long Beach on Sept. 27, 2016. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    L.A. Sheriff’s Deputy, 2 Others Seriously Injured in Head-On Crash in Long Beach

    A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and two other people were seriously injured in a head-on crash near the 91 Freeway in Long Beach early Tuesday, officials said. The crash was reported about 12:15 a.m. near the Paramount Boulevard exit of the freeway, sheriff’s Sgt. Ernest Ferreras said. The deputy had made an arrest and was traveling with the suspect in his patrol vehicle when a car going in the opposite direction crossed over the median in the 6100 block […]

  • A wheelchair is seen following a hit-and-run crash that left a woman critically wounded in North Hollywood on Sept. 27, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Woman in Wheelchair Killed in North Hollywood Hit-and-Run; Driver Sought

    Police were searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a woman in a wheelchair following a crash in North Hollywood early Tuesday morning. The victim was hit about 3:30 a.m. near the intersection of Burbank Boulevard and Bonner Avenue, said Detective Bill Bustos with the Los Angeles Police Department. The victim, who was believed to be in her 70s or 80s, was in critical condition following the crash and may not make it, Bustos said. She later died of […]

  • A brush fire erupted in Lake View Terrace on Sept. 26, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Brush Fire Scorches 21 Acres in Lake View Terrace Amid Hot, Dry SoCal Conditions

    Firefighters Tuesday were battling a brush fire that sparked in Lake View Terrace amid Southern California’s hot and dry weather conditions. The fire began just before 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 10500 block of Woldrich Street near the 210 Freeway, Eric Scott stated in a news alert from the Los Angeles Fire Department. The blaze had scorched 21 acres and was 100 percent contained as of Tuesday morning, Scott stated. A SigAlert was issued late Monday night for the closure of […]

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    Memphis Woman Says She Caught Burglars Having Sex on Her Couch

    A Tennessee woman said she returned home from a weekend away to catch two burglars having sexual intercourse in her ransacked house. “It’s horrible in there,” Memphis resident Jamie Barnes told WREG. “It’s absolutely horrible in there. It’s like they just had a big old nasty party.” Barnes said she came home to find her front door open after being away for a few days. When she walked in her home, she found the burglars having sex on her couch. “I […]

  • A pursuit driver stopped on the 215 Freeway in San Bernardino and got out of his vehicle with a long object in his hand on Sept. 26, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Driver in Custody Following Pursuit, Standoff With CHP Officers in San Bernardino

    A suspected stolen-vehicle driver was taken into custody Monday morning following a high-speed pursuit and eventual standoff with officers on an overpass in San Bernardino. The driver was initially headed westbound on the 60 Freeway when CHP officers took over the pursuit from local police, said California Highway Patrol Officer Alex Rubio. The driver was in a stolen vehicle, Rubio said. At about 9:15 a.m., aerial video from Sky5 showed the driver in a black Toyota Camry, which had transitioned to the eastbound 10 Freeway, […]

  • A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a Metro train in downtown Los Angeles on Sept. 26, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Motorcyclist Killed After Colliding With Metro Train in Downtown L.A.

    An investigation was underway after a motorcycle collided with a Metro train in downtown Los Angeles early Monday morning, killing the rider. The crash occurred near the intersection of South Flower Street and West Washington Boulevard about 1:20 a.m., said Capt. Al Lopez with the Los Angeles Police Department. The motorcycle rider, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was dragged several blocks by the train, Lopez said. The victim was described as a Hispanic man in his 20s. Investigators […]

  • Richard Hong is shown in a photo provided to KTLA by friends.

    Man Found Dead After Burglary Call at Hollywood Hills Home Is ID’d

    The man found dead after a report of a burglary at a Hollywood Hills home rented out by a Canadian television personality has been identified as a 41-year-old actor and surfer. Richard Hong was found at a home in the 6700 block of Milner Avenue. He was identified to KTLA by his sister and by LAPD Officer Aareon Jefferson. Canadian radio and television personality George Stroumboulopoulos tweeted about 3 p.m. that he rents the home, and said the victim who was staying there was a […]

  • Authorities were investigating a report of an armed robbery at the Calimex Market in Anaheim on Sept. 22, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Store Manager Opens Fire on Armed Robbers Who Held Up Anaheim Market

    The manager of an Anaheim market opened fire on three apparently armed robbers who held up the store late Thursday night, police said. Police were called to the Calimex Market in the 300 block of Brookhurst Street after a robbery with shots fired call was reported at about 10:13 p.m., said Sgt. Jacob Gallacher with the Anaheim Police Department. Surveillance video from the store showed two people, who appeared to be armed, ordering an employee to open a cash register. One of the […]

  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie attend a private reception on May 8, 2014 in London, England. (Credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

    Child Abuse Allegations Against Brad Pitt Being Handled by FBI, LAPD Says

    An investigation is underway into allegations of child abuse against Brad Pitt, a source within the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services confirmed to KTLA Thursday, and the case has been handed over to the FBI. The incident that prompted the investigation, first reported by TMZ, occurred while Pitt and wife Angelina Jolie were traveling on a private jet with their children on Sept. 14, said TMZ founder Harvey Levin. “The allegation goes this way. That he got […]