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

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  • Ian Justin Eulian, pictured in court on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, is accused of beating a woman who was feeding cats near his house.

    Mistrial Declared for Firefighter Accused of Beating Woman For Feeding Stray Cats

    A mistrial was declared on Tuesday in the case of a Los Angeles firefighter accused of beating a woman who was feeding stray cats in their West Adams neighborhood. Ian Eulian and his mother Lonieta Fontaine were each charged with felony assault and battery in connection with the Sept. 14 incident that was captured on surveillance video. Eulian, who was off duty at the time, and Fontaine allegedly confronted 47-year-old Rebecca Stafford because the stray cats she was feeding had attacked his dog […]

  • A CHP officer was injured in a crash on the 405 Freeway in Seal Beach Tuesday morning. (Credit: KTLA)

    CHP Motorcycle Officer Injured in Crash on 405 Freeway in Seal Beach

    A California Highway Patrol officer was injured in a crash Tuesday morning when a vehicle apparently crossed into his lane and clipped the motorcycle he was riding, authorities said. The crash occurred on the northbound side of the 405 Freeway in Seal Beach at about 6:52 a.m., according to CHP Officer Monica Posada. The driver of the vehicle was on her way to work when she made a lane change and clipped the motorcycle, according to Officer Willits of the CHP. […]

  • Some classrooms were nearly empty on Monday following a possible shooting threat at Temescal Canyon High School. (Credit: baileyyymaeee via Twitter)

    Temescal Canyon H.S. Classrooms Nearly Empty Following Possible Shooting Threat

    Classrooms at a high school in Lake Elsinore were nearly empty on Monday after word of a possible shooting threat on campus spread through social media over the weekend. Police were first alerted to the alleged threat at Temescal Canyon High School (map) on Friday when someone claimed to have overheard a student say there was going to be a shooting on campus Monday, according to a news release from the Lake Elsinore Police Department. The person who contacted police did […]

  • Vanessa Marie Yanez is shown in a booking photo released in July 2013. (Credit: Gardena PD)

    Officer’s Daughter Sentenced for Gardena Hit-and-Run That Killed Postal Carrier Riding Bike to Work

    A 24-year-old Gardena woman was sentenced to two years in state prison Thursday for killing a cyclist last year and then fleeing the scene, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office announced. Vanessa Marie Yanez was driving eastbound on El Segundo Boulevard in Gardena on June 26, 2013, when she struck 60-year-old Jesse Dotson Jr., who died from his injuries. Yanez, the daughter of a Los Angeles Police Department sergeant, continued driving after the crash and reported her car stolen the next […]

  • Ferguson, Missouri, Police Chief Thomas Jackson apologized Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 to the parents of Michael Brown. (Credit: From The Devin James Group)

    Ferguson Police Chief Apologizes to Michael Brown’s Parents

    Ferguson, Missouri, Police Chief Thomas Jackson apologized Thursday to the parents of Michael Brown, as well as to any peaceful protesters who feel he didn’t do “enough to protect their constitutional right to protest.” Specifically, he apologized that it took investigating officers four hours to remove Brown’s body from the street after Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot him last month. “I’m truly sorry for the loss of your son. I’m also sorry that it took so long to remove Michael […]

  • The El Toro Carniceria is seen in the image taken from Google Maps.

    Woman Dies While Being Detained by Store Security After Removing Clothes at Santa Ana Market

    An investigation was underway after a woman died while being detained by security personnel at a store in Santa Ana on Wednesday. The unidentified woman, believed to be in her early 40s, started to remove her clothes at the El Toro market in the 1300 block of West First Street (map) just before 9 a.m., according to Santa Ana Police Department Cpl. Anthony Bertagna. Store security responded to the disturbance and detained the woman, who at some point lost consciousness and died, Bertagna said. […]

  • Evidence markers are seen in a South Los Angeles street during a police investigation on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Passerby Finds Man With Gunshot Wounds Lying on South Los Angeles Street

    A man was hospitalized after being found with gunshot wounds on a South Los Angeles street Wednesday morning. A passerby found the man on the ground near East 78th Street and Avalon Boulevard (map) and called police, according to Officer Liliana Preciado of the Los Angeles Police Department. The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was undergoing surgery, LAPD media relations stated at about 8 a.m. A bloody sheet and several evidence markers could be seen in the street as authorities investigated the incident, aerial video from […]

  • Jack Bulik Park is pictured in this image from Google Maps.

    Woman Groped During Prayer Session at Park in Fontana; Attacker Sought

    Police asked the public for help on Tuesday in their search for a man who groped a young woman during a prayer session at a Fontana park. The 18-year-old victim went up to a man at Jack Bulik Park (map) at about 10:30 a.m. on Monday and invited him to church, according to a news release from the Fontana Police Department. They both decided to sit down on a park bench to pray, but while the woman’s eyes were closed […]

  • A man is seen with authorities in this photo describing an incident aboard a Virgin America flight on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. (Credit: Sam Slater)

    Incident Aboard LAX Bound Virgin America Flight Forces Unscheduled Landing in Omaha

    A Virgin America flight bound for Los Angeles out of Boston had to make an unexpected stop on Monday after it was diverted to Omaha, Nebraska. The airline didn’t confirm many details about the incident, but did issue a statement: “Virgin America flight VX363, carrying 108 passengers diverted to Omaha this morning due to a medical incident involving a guest on board. Out of respect for the privacy of the guest, we aren’t able to comment further,” the statement read. […]