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

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  • Riverside firefighters responded to a bee swarm on Aug. 3, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    1 Dead After Construction Workers Swarmed by Bees in Riverside

    A construction worker died after being swarmed by bees — alongside two other workers — that emerged from an underground hive in Riverside on Monday. The incident occurred about 9:55 a.m. in the 5200 block of Van Buren Boulevard (map) as a crew was working at a construction site, the City of Riverside Fire Department stated in an incident fact sheet. The workers were grading the property for a parking lot and may have hit an underground sprinkler control vault that housed […]

  • A dog is seen inside the Friends of Upland Animal Shelter on Aug. 2, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Animal Shelter Workers Fear Dozens of Dogs, Cats May Be Euthanized Amid Budget Cuts in Upland

    Municipal budget cuts in Upland have prompted fears that dozens of cats and dogs at the Friends of Upland Animal Shelter may be euthanized. The City Council voted last week to adopt a new budget, which included a $389,699 cut to animal services, according to a the shelter’s website. “We were operating on a very limited amount of money to begin with, I don’t know how we’re going to do it without sacrificing the quality of conditions here,” Janice Elliot from the Friends […]

  • The Fontana Police Department released a photo of Tajh Hurley on Aug. 3, 2015. Hurley has grown out his hair since this picture, according to police.

    Man Suspected of Shooting Mother’s Boyfriend at Family Function Sought by Fontana Police

    Police asked the public for help Monday in locating a man suspected of shooting his mother’s new boyfriend three times during a family function in Fontana over the weekend. Tajh Hurley, 24, of Escondido, was visiting his mother in the 7800 block of El Dorado Street (map) at about 2:46 a.m. Saturday when he got into an argument with her boyfriend and pulled out a handgun, according to a news release from the Fontana Police Department. Hurley allegedly shot the boyfriend […]

  • Officials remove a body from a home in San Bernardino after police received a domestic disturbance call. (Credit: Newspro News)

    San Bernardino Woman Suspected of Killing Husband During Domestic Dispute

    A San Bernardino woman was arrested on suspicion of murder after her husband was found dead in their home, police said Friday. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at the couple’s home in the 200 block of East 53rd Street (map) at about 8:19 p.m. Thursday, according to a news release from the San Bernardino Police Department. Karen Marcil, 56, and her husband, 66-year-old Joseph Marcil, had gotten into a verbal argument at the home, which escalated to a physical altercation, investigators said. […]

  • A surveillance image provided by the Placentia Police Department shows a man robbing a Walgreens with what appears to be a machete.

    Video Shows Man With Machete Threaten Clerks, Rob Walgreens in Placentia

    Authorities are searching for a man who entered a Walgreens in Placentia and threatened the clerks with a machete before taking off with an unknown amount of cash. The robbery took place at about 7:50 p.m. Wednesday at the store located in the 1200 block of East Yorba Linda Boulevard (map), according to a news release from the Placentia Police Department. Surveillance video released Thursday shows a man wearing a ski mask and dressed in all black enter the store and pull out […]

  • A woman was detained after a teenager was fatally shot at a hotel in Rosemead on July 27, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Mother Accused of Killing Teenage Son As He Slept in Rosemead Motel Room Charged With Murder

    A 49-year-old woman who allegedly shot and killed her son as he slept in a Rosemead motel room was charged with murder Thursday. Lai Yeung Hang checked into a motel in the 8700 block of Valley Boulevard (map) with her 17-year-old son George Hang on July 26, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Around 10:10 a.m. the next day, she called authorities to the Valley Hotel where they discovered George Hang’s body inside a room with […]

  • Rain and hail brought traffic to a stop on the 14 Freeway on July 30, 2015. (Credit: First In)

    Rain, Hail Pound 14 Freeway; Flash Flood Warnings Issued Around SoCal

    Heavy rain and hail brought traffic to a stop for a while on the 14 Freeway in Acton Thursday as thunderstorms made their way across Southern California. Flash flood warnings were issued for parts of north central Los Angeles County, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, where thunderstorms could bring as much as 1 to 2 inches of rainfall per hour, according to the National Weather Service. The warnings were extended until 10 p.m. as forecasters predicted the possibility of heavy rain, ground […]

  • A man suspected of taking upskirt pics of a woman in Torrance is seen in these surveillance images provided by the Torrance Police Department on July 29, 2015.

    Help Sought Identifying Man Suspected of Taking Upskirt Pics of Woman in Torrance

    Police asked to public for help Wednesday in identifying a man suspected of photographing up the skirt of a woman as she shopped at the Mitsuwa Marketplace in Torrance. The 35-year-old victim noticed someone was watching and following her as she shopped at the Japanese market located at 21515 Western Avenue (map) between 3 and 3:25 p.m. on June 27, the Torrance Police Department stated in a bulletin. As she reached for a bottle of water, the victim felt someone close behind her and […]

  • Rescue workers attend to injured children after a tree fell outside the Kidspace Museum in Pasadena on July 28, 2015. (Credit: Landon Jensen, Pasadena Fire)

    Child Injured When Tree Fell Outside Kidspace Museum Upgraded to Serious Condition; 1 Still Critical

    One of the children critically injured when a large pine tree collapsed outside the Kidspace Museum in Pasadena was upgraded to serious condition Wednesday, while a second child remained in critical condition, officials said. The tree fell at about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, striking a group of day campers who were outside the museum in Brookside Park (map) waiting for their parents to pick them up. Six children were treated at the scene and released to their parents, while two others were taken to […]