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

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  • Airport police detain a man in a Zorro costume at LAX on Aug. 28, 2016. (Credit: Sam Macon)

    Man Dressed as Zorro Detained at LAX Moments Before False Active Shooter Reports Surfaced

    A man who told authorities he often dresses as Zorro and appears on Hollywood Boulevard was detained at Los Angeles International Airport moments before false active shooter calls prompted panic, evacuations and flight delays at the airport Sunday night. Airport police responded at about 8:40 p.m. to reports of a masked man in the Terminal 7 lower arrivals public area that was dressed in black and had a sword, according to a news release Monday from Los Angeles World Airports. […]

  • A glass window was damaged in Fullerton recently by a BB gun vandal. (Credit: KTLA)

    Police Search for BB Gun Vandal That Has ‘Wreaked Havoc’ in Fullerton for Months

    Authorities on Monday were searching for a BB or pellet gun bandit that has “wreaked havoc” in the Fullerton area for several months. The vandal has struck mostly at night, prompting calls to report shattered windows to vehicles, businesses and homes, the Fullerton Police Department stated in a public advisory posted over the weekend. “There have been 76 incidents since June,” police Sgt. Jon Radus told the Orange County Register. “15 of those incidents were this weekend.” No description of […]

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    Monday Forecast: Warming Trend to Start the Week

    Look for a warming trend through Wednesday before things begin to cool down ahead of the weekend. Henry DiCarlo has KTLA’s forecast on Aug. 29, 2016.

  • Morning commuters travel the 210 freeway between Los Angeles and cities to the east on December 1, 2009 near Pasadena, California. (Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

    34-Hour ‘Rose Jam’ Closure of Eastbound 210 Freeway in Pasadena Begins Saturday

    A 34-hour closure of the eastbound 210 Freeway in Pasadena is slated to begin Saturday night and continue through the weekend. The closure, dubbed “Rose Jam,” was scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Saturday and continue until 5 a.m. Monday, according to a Caltrans notice. Construction activity will require the closure of the eastbound lanes from Mountain Street to Lake Avenue. The eastbound 210 connector to the westbound 134 Freeway will also be closed for the weekend, according to the […]

  • SWAT officers are seen in front of a home in Long Beach on Aug. 27, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Stolen Firearms Investigation Leads to SWAT Response, Evacuations in Long Beach

    A man was taken into custody Saturday morning after a stolen firearms investigation prompted a SWAT response and several evacuations in Long Beach. Long Beach police officers arrived at a home in the 1400 block of West 20th Street shortly after 10 p.m. Friday after an investigation into a residential burglary involving several stolen firearms led them to the location, said Lt. Dina Zapalski with the Long Beach Police Department. Due to the nature of the weapons involved, SWAT officers […]

  • A car erupts in flames after the driver lost control in the Cajon Pass on Aug. 26, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Pursuit Driver Dies in Fiery Crash After Huntington Beach Officer Shot, Saved by Badge

    A man suspected of shooting at an officer in Huntington Beach before leading authorities on a high-speed pursuit was killed in a fiery crash in the Cajon Pass early Friday morning. The incident began when officers responded to a domestic violence call in the area of Yorktown Avenue and Bushard Street in Huntington Beach at about 12:15 a.m., said Huntington Beach Police Department Officer Jennifer Marlatt. Officers attempted to contact a man involved in the incident when he got into […]

  • A man was fatally shot by deputies in Compton on Aug. 25, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Fatally Shot in Compton After Allegedly Pointing Gun at Deputy; No Firearm Found

    A man was fatally shot by authorities in Compton on Thursday evening after he allegedly pointed a gun at a deputy during a foot pursuit, but an extensive search did not turn up any weapon, the Sheriff’s Department said. Two deputies were working in a marked radio car in the 400 block of Wilmington Avenue when they encountered a man standing on the sidewalk at about 8:30 p.m., a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated. The man pulled out a […]

  • Paul Madison is seen in an image provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

    San Bernardino Man, 30, Arrested for Allegedly Sending Nude Photos to 12-Year-Old Texas Girl

    A 30-year-old man suspected of sending nude photos of himself to a 12-year-old girl in Texas was arrested at his home in San Bernardino earlier this week, authorities announced Friday. Paul Madison allegedly met the girl while playing “Game of War” online and then began communicating with her outside the game app, according to a news release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. The girl’s mother discovered text messages and nude photos that were sent to her daughter and contacted […]

  • An investigation was underway into the fatal shooting of a woman in Garden Grove on Aug. 24, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Woman Fatally Shot in Front of Garden Grove Home Following Apparent Altercation

    A 31-year-old woman who died in front of a Garden Grove home Wednesday night had apparently been in an altercation with another woman before a man came up and shot her, police said. Police were sent to the home in the 13000 block of Purdy Street on a shooting call at about 11 p.m., said Lt. Robert Fowler with the Garden Grove Police Department. A woman at the home had been in a fight with another woman when a man […]