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

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  • Strong Winds Force SpaceX to Delay Falcon 9 Launch, Reschedule for Thursday

    High winds forced SpaceX to delay the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket, which was scheduled to blast off from Vandenberg Air Force Base Wednesday morning. Standing down today due to strong upper level winds. Now targeting launch of PAZ for February 22 at 6:17 a.m. PST from Vandenberg Air Force Base. — SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 21, 2018 The satellite-carrying rocket caused a commotion around Southern California during a Dec. 22 launch. The mysterious lights caused several emergency calls, eventually […]

  • Authorities investigate a fatal stabbing and robbery in Lakewood on Feb. 20, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Fatally Stabbed, Woman Injured During Robbery in Lakewood; 3 Attackers Sought

    Authorities are searching for three people who attacked and fatally stabbed a man in Lakewood during a robbery that also left a woman injured early Tuesday morning. The victims were walking eastbound on Del Amo Boulevard near the Violeta Avenue intersection about 1:18 a.m. when a dark colored car drove up and three people got out, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. The trio, which consisted of a man and two women, assaulted the victims […]

  • Authorities pursue a vehicle in the San Fernando Valley on Feb. 20, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Suspected DUI Driver in Custody Following San Fernando Valley Pursuit That Ended Near Bakersfield

    A man suspected of DUI who led authorities on a pursuit through the San Fernando Valley Tuesday morning was eventually taken into custody by authorities near Bakersfield. Sky5 arrived over the pursuit as the driver was headed eastbound on the 118 Freeway near the 405 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley about 4:40 a.m. Aerial video from Sky5 showed the driver was initially evading Los Angeles Police Department officers with his headlights turned off. The lights were only turned on […]

  • Authorities investigate the death of a woman whose body was found face down in a street in the Gardena area. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man in Motorhome Suspected of Killing Woman, Dumping Her Naked Body on Gardena Area Street

    A man is in custody after the body of a woman was discovered lying face down in a gutter near his motor home in the Gardena area Thursday night. The body was found about 9:17 p.m. by a woman walking on Main Street just south of Rosecrans Avenue in an unincorporated area near Gardena, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Lt. John Corina, who said […]

  • An image is seen from the GoFundMe page for victims and families of the Florida high school mass shooting.

    GoFundMe for Victims of Florida High School Mass Shooting Raises $300,000 in 6 Hours

    Officials with the Broward County Public Schools district are raising money for those impacted by Wednesday’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead and at least 14 others injured. “There are no words to express the sorrow that we are feeling,” the GoFundMe post created by the Broward Education Foundation reads. The donations will be used to provide relief and financial support to victim’s and families of the shooting, according to […]

  • Alexander Polinsky talks about allegations against Scott Baio during a news conference on Feb. 14, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Second ‘Charles in Charge’ Actor Accuses Scott Baio of Sexual Harassment, Abuse

    A second actor on the 1980s show “Charles in Charge” accused star Scott Baio of sexual harassment and abuse during a news conference Wednesday. Alexander Polinsky, who was a child actor on popular sitcom, said that he was sexually harassed and ultimately assaulted┬áby Baio when Polinsky was between the ages of 12 and 15 years old. Polinsky said the abuse began after he was about 11, when he saw Baio backstage with co-star Nicole Eggert on his lap. Being “naive,” […]

  • Bradley Thomas Woss is seen in a photo released by police.

    Person of Interest Sought After Woman Killed in Redlands Apartment Complex, Police Say

    A homicide investigation is underway in Redlands after a 31-year-old woman was shot and killed at an apartment complex, police said Wednesday. Officers were called to the Parkview Terrace Apartments in the 1600 block of Barton Road about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Redlands Police Department Public Information Officer Carl Baker said. No details on how the victim was killed were immediately available. A man who was nearby at the time of the incident said he heard multiple gunshots. The victim’s name […]

  • A body was found inside a burning vehicle in Garden Grove on Feb. 13, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Body Found in Burning Car in Garden Grove; Death Deemed Suspicious by Investigators

    The death of a person found inside a burning vehicle in a Garden Grove parking lot has been deemed suspicious by police Tuesday morning. Firefighters were called to the 9800 block of Garden Grove Boulevard about 3:30 a.m. on a report of a car engulfed in flames, Garden Grove Police Department Lt. Jeff Nightengale said. “Once the Fire Department got the fire under control they noticed that there was a body in the vehicle,” Nightengale said. An updated news release […]

  • A photo posted to Amber Hill's Facebook page shows a Father's Day celebration for Tom Hastings, second from left, on June 19, 2017.

    Pilot in Plane Crash Near Agua Dulce Had Passion for Flying and 50 Years of Experience Doing It, Family Says

    A 65-year-old pilot who died with three family members when his plane crashed near Agua Dulce Sunday morning had been flying since he was 15 years old, said his son Jake Hastings, who was supposed to be on the fatal flight. Hastings said he first realized something might be wrong about 11:30 a.m. when he hadn’t heard anything from his father,┬áThomas Hastings, who set to be flying back from a trip to Las Vegas. When he learned some 2 1/2 […]