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


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  • One of the vehicles involved in a fatal crash in Santa Ana is seen on Feb. 8, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    1 Killed, 2 Sought Following High-Speed Crash in Santa Ana

    A high-speed crash left one person dead and two others sought by police in Santa Ana Monday morning. Two cars were involved in the crash that occurred about 2 a.m. near the intersection of North Bristol Street and West 1st Street, Sgt. Oliver Grant with the Santa Ana Police Department confirmed. Witnesses reported the collision as a possible street race, but investigators on scene did not necessarily think so based on the way the cars collided. The cars were likely […]

  • Sarah Ki, a student at Santiago High School in Corona, talked on Feb. 7, 2016, about getting a perfect score on her AP art exam. (Credit: KTLA)

    Corona Student Gets Perfect Score on AP Art Exam

    A student from a Corona high school talked to KTLA Sunday about getting a perfect score on her AP Studio Art Drawing Exam. Sarah Ki, a junior at Santiago High School in Corona, was one of only a few hundred out of four and half million people taking this latest round of AP tests to get a perfect score. “It feels great,” said Ki, who received every possible point in the AP Studio Art Drawing Exam. The 16-year-old submitted 24 drawings with […]

  • Two people died and one was injured after a vehicle crashed into a Boyle Heights home on Feb. 7, 2016. (Credit:  Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

    Shooting That Ended With Car in Boyle Heights Home, Killing 2, Possibly Gang Related: Police

    A shooting that ended with a car crashing into a Boyle Heights home, leaving two people dead and another with minor injuries, may have been gang related, authorities said Monday. The incident began about 11 a.m. Sunday when someone got out of a black SUV and shot into a white car near East Cesar E. Chavez Avenue and Echandia Street, Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Frank Preciado said following the crash. Investigators believe the shooting may have been gang related, said Sgt. Minh […]

  • The 700 block of South Mayo Avenue in Compton is seen in this image from Google Maps.

    Search Underway for 2 Men Involved in Fatal Shooting in Compton

    Deputies were searching for two people Monday believed to be involved in a shooting that left a man dead in Compton Sunday night. The shooting took place following an altercation in the 700 block of South Mayo Avenue at about 10:51 p.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. The victim had been in a fight with two men in front of a home when one of the men pulled out a gun and shot him […]

  • Multiple big rigs overturned Dec. 22, 2015, amid high winds in the Antelope Valley. (Credit: KTLA)

    Santa Ana Winds, Fire Danger Are ‘Bad News for Drought -Stricken Southern California’

    Warm, spring-like weather may be on tap for Southern California this weekend, but powerful Santa Ana winds blowing through the region Friday have forecasters warning of fire danger and hazardous driving conditions. The gusty winds have already prompted wind advisories for parts of Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties through Saturday afternoon. “Bad news for drought stricken southern California,” the National Weather Service’s Oxnard office said on Facebook. In Los Angeles County, winds up to 40 mph were expected below the […]

  • Sketch provided by Riverside Police Department of man sought in groping of four girls in Riverside.

    Sketch, Vehicle Description Released in Search for Man Who Groped 4 Girls in Riverside

    A sketch of the man being sought for groping four girls as they walked to school in Riverside earlier this week was posted by the Riverside Police Department Thursday, along with a description of the vehicle the man may have fled in. The attacks occurred Wednesday between 7 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. when a man described as wearing a black baseball cap or beanie, black running jacket, black running pants and black shoes, approached the girls in separate incidents and touched […]

  • The 101 Freeway will close for 40 hours in February so crews can demolish a portion of the 6th Street Viaduct. (Credit: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)

    ‘101 Slow Jam’ Arrives With Downtown Closures Beginning Friday Night

    The “101 Slow Jam” began Friday night with the freeway closing in downtown Los Angeles for the demolition of the 6th Street Bridge. The 40-hour full closure of the 101 Freeway, dubbed the “101 Slow Jam by officials,” officially got underway at 10 p.m. Friday and was expected to continue through Sunday at 3 p.m., according to details posted on the project’s website. The demolition of the 6th Street Viaduct was scheduled to begin on the east side of the […]

  • Children arrive at Foothill Elementary School in Riverside on Feb. 4, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Sought for Chasing, Touching 4 Girls As They Walked to School in Riverside

    Authorities on Thursday were searching for a man involved in the sexual battery of four girls he chased and touched as they walked to school in Riverside the day before, police said. The incidents occurred between 7 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. at four separate locations, according to a news release from the Riverside Police Department. The man, described as Hispanic, between 30 to 40 years of age, approached the girls near Gramercy Place & Jones Avenue, Gramercy Place & Crest Avenue, Gramercy Place & […]

  • Mario Aguilar Jr. is seen in a photo provided by the Long Beach Police Department.

    ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Attempted Murder Suspect Sought by Long Beach Police

    Long Beach police asked for help Thursday in their search for an attempted murder suspect who they said should be considered armed and dangerous. Mario Aguilar Jr., a 31-year-old resident of La Puente, was accused of stabbing the mother of his children several times on Oct. 18 at a home in the area of Santa Fe Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway, the Long Beach Police Department stated in a news release. The victim, who survived the attack, was taken to a […]