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


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  • Crews work to recover a body in the Cleveland National Forest on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Decomposed Body Discovered Off Ortega Highway Near Mission Viejo

    A decomposed body found off the Ortega Highway near Mission Viejo was being recovered by authorities Tuesday. Caltrans workers made the discovery late Monday night in the Cleveland National Forest about a mile east of the San Juan Fire Station (map), according to Lt. Jeff Hallock of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. Crews waited until Tuesday to recover the body because the terrain was very rugged and steep, Hallock said. Authorities have not confirmed the gender or age of the body. The person […]

  • A woman was held captive for 26 days after being shot in an apartment in Rancho Cucamonga. (Credit: KTLA)

    Detectives: Woman Held Captive for 26 Days After Being Shot in Rancho Cucamonga

    A man was recently arrested after allegedly shooting a woman and keeping her captive in a Rancho Cucamonga apartment for 26 days. The incident came to light when a 26-year-old woman arrived at a hospital Sunday night to be treated for a through and through gunshot wound to the chest, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. The woman told hospital employees and a social worker that she was shot on April 1 following an argument with a […]

  • Adrian Coates is seen in a photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

    Alleged Driver Arrested in Huntington Beach Pursuit That Lead to Officer Opening Fire

    A man suspected of leading police on a pursuit in Huntington Beach that ended with an officer opening fire early Sunday morning was found and arrested later that evening, authorities said Monday. Adrian Coates, 18, was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle that was involved in a pursuit and felony traffic stop at about 2:50 a.m., the Orange County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. During the traffic stop, Coates allegedly made a U-turn and accelerated toward officers, resulting one police officer […]

  • Whales Spotted Off Coast of Bolsa Chica State Beach

    Sky5 spotted three whales swimming about a quarter-mile off the coast of Bolsa Chica State Beach Monday morning. This video was recorded on April, 27, 2015.

  • A man was struck and killed in Lakeview Terrace on Friday, April 27, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Pushing Shopping Cart Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Lake View Terrace

    A man was fatally struck by a pickup truck in Lake View Terrace Monday morning as he was apparently pushing a shopping cart in the street, police said. The crash occurred near Terra Bella Street and Foothill Boulevard (map) at about 5:45 a.m., Sgt. Frank Alvarez of the Los Angeles Police Department said. The victim, believed to be a man in his 60s, was walking in the street with a shopping cart when he was hit by a truck traveling west on Terra […]

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    Upland Karate Instructor Arrested on Suspicion of Distributing Child Pornography

    A Rancho Cucamonga man who taught martial arts in Upland was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of possessing and distributing child pornography, authorities said Monday. Anthony Joseph Henkels, 23, was arrested after the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children was notified of possible child pornography being emailed from a residence in Rancho Cucamonga, a news release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stated. The Sheriff’s Department began an investigation after being alerted to the information and determined the email account allegedly belonged to […]

  • Turkish and Armenian demonstrators are seen near the Turkish Consulate in Mid-Wilshire. (Credit: KTLA)

    Turkish Demonstrators Asked to Leave Consulate Amid Armenian Genocide March

    A group of Turkish demonstrators were asked to leave the Turkish Consulate in the Mid-Wilshire area after marchers commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide converged on the building Friday. Video showed demonstrators representing both groups gesturing toward each other from behind barricades that were being guarded by Los Angeles police officers. “They’re throwing eggs and bottles at us,” said Kutsal Kocer, who was standing with the Turkish demonstrators. Kocer told KTLA she and the other Turkish demonstrators were […]

  • A shooting was reported near a Wells Fargo bank in Inglewood on Friday, April 24, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Robs Armored Truck Near Inglewood Wells Fargo, Gets Away After Shootout

    Police are searching for a man who robbed an armored truck and escaped with an unknown amount of cash following a shootout in Inglewood Friday. The shooting took place about 9 a.m. after a Brinks armored transport vehicle was robbed by an armed man, Lt. Neal Cochran of the Inglewood Police Department said. Aerial video from Sky5 showed several patrol cars parked in front of a Wells Fargo bank located on East Hillcrest Boulevard and East Kelso Street (map). A Brinks truck was stopped in the […]

  • An LAPD officer takes a picture after one of the department's horses was tagged at Venice Beach. (Credit: Damien Gilbert/Instagram)

    Tagger Sought After Marking LAPD Horse at Venice Beach

    A tagger at Venice Beach chose an unusual place to leave a mark earlier this week, and now police are searching for the person responsible. The incident took place Tuesday as an LAPD horse named “Charly” was working a crime suppression detail at the beach, according to a news release issued Thursday by the Los Angeles Police Department. At some point, a tagger wrote the letters “RBS” on the horse’s hind-quarters, the news release stated. An image posted to Instagram showed an officer taking […]