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


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  • Authorities respond to Harbor Gateway neighborhood after report of active shooter. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Involved in Harbor Gateway Standoff Killed His Mother Before Shooting Himself, Police Say

    A man involved in a standoff Tuesday morning in the Harbor Gateway neighborhood of Los Angeles allegedly shot and killed his mother before turning the gun on himself. The events occurred at a home in the 15400 block of South Orchard Avenue, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Plair confirmed. At about 5:30 a.m. , the incident was described by Plair as an active shooter situation concerning an assault with a deadly weapon suspect. The gunman was apparently barricaded in […]

  • Police investigate a freeway shooting in Colton on April 24, 2018. (Credit: InlandNews)

    Driver Shot on 215 Freeway in Colton in Apparent Random Attack

    Authorities are searching for a driver who opened fire in an apparently random car-to-car shooting on the 215 Freeway in Colton early Tuesday morning. The incident occurred about 1:30 a.m. as the victim and shooter were traveling northbound on the freeway just south of Washington Street, California Highway Patrol Sgt. Robert Holtz said. The victim was shot in the arm and transported to a local hospital. The wound was not life-threatening, Holtz said. The shooter was driving a gold sedan, […]

  • Authorities investigate a stabbing near the CSUN campus on April 23, 2018. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    Arrest Made After Woman Stabbed Near CSUN Campus

    Authorities have made an arrest following the stabbing of a woman near the Cal State University Northridge campus early Monday morning. Police responded about 2 a.m. to a possible burglary in progress call at the Whiteridge Apartments in the 17700 block of Lassen Street near White Oak Avenue. A woman was found with a stab wound to her neck and transported to a local hospital in stable condition, an officer at the scene said. The victim was identified only as […]

  • Authorities investigate a crash that left multiple pedestrians injured in downtown Los Angeles on April 23, 2018. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Driver Arrested After Multiple Pedestrians Struck in Downtown L.A.

    A man is in custody Monday morning after he struck several pedestrians with his vehicle following a dispute in downtown Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles Police Department officials. The incident was reported just before 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of East Cesar Chavez Avenue and North Vignes Street. The driver suspected in the crash was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, LAPD Officer Madison said. He may have been parked and resting just before getting into a […]

  • Report of Suspicious Device Prompts Partial Evacuation at Ontario International Airport

    Part of a terminal at Ontario International Airport was evacuated Monday morning due to a report of a suspicious device. Authorities were alerted to the device about 4:54 a.m., prompting officials to clear people from two gates in the Terminal 4 area, Ontario Fire Department Battalion Chief Jim Schiller said. A bomb squad was called to the airport to investigate the device, Schiller said. The item was later described as a possible training device, Schiller said. The person it belonged […]

  • Edgar Verduzco (left) appears in court with an attorney (right) on April 20, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    LAPD Officer Charged With 3 Counts of Murder in Suspected Off-Duty DUI Crash in Whittier

    A Los Angeles Police Department officer suspected in an off-duty DUI crash on the 605 Freeway in Whittier last year was charged with murder in the deaths of three family members, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday. Edgar Verduzco, 27, was initially arrested following the deadly Sept. 26, 2017 crash but was later released due to insufficient grounds to file charges. On Friday, the DA’s office stated Verduzco had been charged with three counts of murder and […]

  • Jeremy Sanchez is seen in an image provided by a former coach.

    Officials Arrest 16-Year-Old Believed to Be Boyfriend of Victim Found Along San Gabriel River Trail in South El Monte Area

    Authorities on Thursday arrested a 16-year-old boy believed to have been in a romantic relationship with another teenager whose body was found Wednesday night in the bushes of the San Gabriel River Trail in the South El Monte area. Investigators received a tip early Thursday that a friend of the victim, identified by the coroner’s office as 17-year-old Jeremy Sanchez, may have been involved in his death, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. The unidentified […]

  • Coachella On-Site Camping Delayed Due to High Winds; Festivalgoers Told Not to Show up Until Friday

    High winds have prompted Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival officials to delay the opening of on-site camping for Weekend 2 of the festival until early Friday morning, creating a problem for people already headed to Indio’s Empire Polo Club. The announcement was made about 2 p.m. Wednesday on the Coachella Twitter page and has also been posted on its website. “Opening of camping is delayed due to high winds. For everyone’s safety camping will now OPEN on FRIDAY, April […]

  • A car is seen after crashing into a restaurant in Torrance on April 17, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Driver Allegedly High on PCP Hits 2 Vehicles in Wrong-Way Crash, Then Smashes Into Torrance Restaurant

    A man suspected of driving under the influence of PCP collided with two vehicles, a fire hydrant and a power pole before finally crashing through the wall of a restaurant Tuesday night. The crash occurred about 10:55 p.m. at a restaurant/karaoke bar located in the 2200 block of Artesia Boulevard, Torrance Police Department Lt. Steve Dajou said. A wrong-way driver was travelling westbound in the eastbound lanes when the vehicle collided with two oncoming vehicles, Dajou said. The wrong-way vehicle […]