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


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  • The man sought in an L.A. Metro bus slashing attack is seen in an image provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

    Help Sought Identifying L.A. Metro Rider Suspected of Slashing Man’s Face With Box Cutter

    Detectives asked the public for help Thursday in identifying a Los Angeles Metro bus rider suspected of slashing another man’s face with a box cutter before exiting the bus and running away. The two men were involved in a verbal exchange as they boarded the bus about 6:15 a.m. on May 13, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. At some point during the exchange, one of the men took out what witnesses described as a box […]

  • Fire crews battle the Calgrove Fire in Santa Clarita. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Calgrove Fire in Santa Clarita Grows to 415 Acres, Is 95 Percent Contained

    A day after it broke out in Santa Clarita, the Calgrove Fire grew to 415 acres Thursday but was almost entirely contained as crews continued to work the blaze. The brush fire, which broke out shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday at Calgrove Boulevard at the 5 Freeway (map), grew to 398 acres and was 60 percent contained, the Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeted just after 8:30 a.m. About eight hours later, the department said the blaze was up to 415 acres but was 95 percent […]

  • A man ran into a backyard of a home in Sylmar after leading authorities on a car chase on Thursday, June 25, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man in Custody After Leading Authorities on Car Chase, Hiding in Sylmar Neighborhood: Police

    A possible stolen vehicle suspect who hid from authorities in a Sylmar neighborhood after leading them on a car chaseThursday has been taken into custody, police said. The pursuit began near the intersection of Nurmi Street and Herrick Avenue (map) at about 11:49, Officer Jack Richter of the Los Angeles Police Department said. The driver sped through neighborhood streets in a white car before losing control and spinning out at one point, aerial video from Sky5 showed. The driver managed to get the […]

  • Hot Toys for the Summer 2015 / Time To Play Magazine

    Gayle Anderson was live in Santa Monica  at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier with Chris Byrne, The Toy Guy, from Time To Play Magazine (www.ttpm.com) to see what’s on his list of HOT SUMMER  TOYS 2015.  We learn there’s everything from high tech toys to water toys to low tech play items.

  • Police are investigating the discovery of a body in a lake at Centennial Regional Park on June 24, 2015. (Credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

    Park Worker Discovers Man’s Body in Lake at Centennial Regional Park in Santa Ana

    An investigating was underway Wednesday after a man’s body was discovered in a lake at Centennial Regional Park in Santa Ana, police said. A park worker made the discovery about 9:30 a.m. in the lake located at 3000 West Edinger Avenue (map), according to Cpl. Anthony Bertagna of the Santa Ana Police Department. The body, which was not identified but described as male, did not show any obvious signs of trauma, Bertagna said. “It’s an unknown cause of death. Obviously we will have to wait for the autopsy,” Bertagna […]

  • A GoPro camera shows the moment before a motorcycle collided with a fire truck on Glendora Ridge Road. (Credit: Jesse Lopez)

    GoPro Camera Captures Head-On Collision Between Motorcycle and Fire Truck

    A dramatic head-on collision between a motorcycle rider and a fire truck was captured by the rider’s GoPro camera and posted online earlier this month. Jesse Lopez, who uploaded the video to YouTube on June 5, said the crash occurred on April 1 as he was riding his motorcycle on curving Glendora Ridge Road in the Angeles National Forest. Lopez said in his YouTube post that he remembers riding on the winding mountain road but couldn’t recall the moments before […]

  • Figueroa Street near West 112th Street is seen in this image from Google Maps.

    White Van Sought After Pedestrian Struck in South L.A. Hit-and-Run

    Authorities are searching for a white van involved in a hit-and-run crash in the Vermont Vista neighborhood of South Los Angeles that left a woman hospitalized Wednesday. The crash occurred near the intersection of West 112th Street and Figueroa Street (map) at about 2:15 a.m., according to Sgt. Tim Jones of the Los Angeles Police Department. The victim, who was said to be in her 20s, was crossing the street outside a marked crosswalk when she was struck by a white […]

  • Alec Scott Abraham of Costa Mesa was arrested June 11, 2015, in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Irvine. (Credit: Irvine Police Department)

    Man Charged With Murder in Irvine Hit-and-Run That Killed 2-Year-Old Girl, Her Grandmother

    A Costa Mesa man accused of fleeing a violent crash that killed a 54-year-old woman and her granddaughter in Irvine earlier this month was charged with murder Tuesday. Alec Scott Abraham, 20, was originally charged with multiple felony counts, including two counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, in connection with the June 10 crash. However, further investigation and “newly discovered scientific evidence and witness information” has led the Orange County District Attorney’s Office to pursue murder charges, the DA’s Office stated in a news […]

  • Marijuana seized by border patrol agents is seen in this image provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

    $12 Million in Drugs, Including 6 Tons of Pot, Seized by Border Protection Officers

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly $12 million in narcotics — including more than six tons of marijuana that was hidden in a cargo truck — from multiple vehicles in San Diego and Imperial Valley Counties over the weekend, officials announced Monday. Officers at the Otay Mesa port of entry saw a cargo truck arrive with what was supposed to be a load of “artificial nails and LED lamps” at about 1:15 p.m. on Friday, according to a U.S. Department of […]