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Chris Wolfe
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Chris Wolfe arrived at KTLA in 2006 and continues to report on all shifts, covering news anytime between 4:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Chris started watching newsmagazines such as "60 Minutes" and "20/20" at a very young age, and became hooked on TV news.

Before KTLA, his career path has taken him to Myrtle Beach, S.C., Fort Myers, Fla., and Atlanta. Chris has worked as a travel correspondent, weather anchor, news anchor, news writer and reporter at several stations and TV networks, including The Weather Channel and CNN, where he covered Hurricane Katrina.

Chris, like many Southern Californians, is a transplant. He grew up in the northeastern part of the country, but spent years abroad. His father, a former financial manager for General Electric, took the family to Singapore from 1978 to 1981. Chris attended an American school on the Southeast Asian island and says the experience was one of the most rewarding in his life. The overseas job allowed the Wolfe family to travel around the world every summer during trips back to the U.S. to visit family and friends.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University and then embarked on his career. He loves Southern California and intends to stay here for years to come.


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    At Least One Dead in Violent Storms in Tulsa and Oklahoma City

    One person was killed Wednesday when severe weather ripped through the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas. The death was reported in Sand Springs, a suburb of Tulsa, after the storm system ravaged a mobile home park, said Maj. Shannon Clark with the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office. “Right now, rescue efforts are continuing and officers are aiding the injured and helping those who need immediate medical care,” he said. “It’s very tough conditions right now — very touch and go. The […]

  • Beverly Hills Fire Department personel work to lift a tree off a car on March 24, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Strong Winds Topple Trees, Cause Power Outage in Southern California

    Strong winds whipped across Southern California on Tuesday night, toppling trees — including one that fell onto a moving car — and causing widespread power outages. Gusts reached 31 mph in the Topanga Hills and 85 mph at Whitaker Peak, and the high winds are expected to continued until noon Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The strong gusts pushed over a massive pine tree onto a Mercedes Benz traveling about 8:30 p.m. on Lexington Road in Beverly Hills. […]

  • LAPD officers were investigation a deadly stabbing in a Van Nuys alley on March 24, 2015. (Credit: Eric Spillman/KTLA)

    Mother of Three Stabbed to Death While Sitting in Truck in Van Nuys Alley

    An investigation was underway into a stabbing in Van Nuys that left a woman dead and a man injured Tuesday morning, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Officers initially responded to an alley near the intersection of Lemay Street and Kester Avenue (map) at around 8 a.m. after a man called 911 claiming that about four hours prior, he and his girlfriend had been sitting in a truck when they were attacked during a robbery, according to LAPD Officer Lilliana […]

  • An unidentified object was thrown into a car, causing severe damage, on March 20, 2015, in San Bernardino. (Credit: Newspro News)

    Man Injured After Burning Object Is Thrown Inside Car in San Bernardino

    A man was injured in San Bernardino after a burning object was thrown into his car, causing him to crash, authorities said Saturday. He was driving in the 1000 block of West Second Street (map) when someone pulled up to his car and threw the burning object into it at around 8:02 p.m. Friday, said Sgt. Gerald Beall of the San Bernardino Police Department. The victim then drove forward, struck a Mercedes-Benz SUV and pushed it into the side of a […]

  • L.A. Department of Water and Power workers install an earthquake-resistant water pipe in Northridge in January. (Credit: Los Angeles Times)

    Price to Earthquake-Proof L.A.’s Crumbling Pipe System Could Total $15 billion

    In San Francisco, $4.8-billion pipe retrofitting effort is expected to triple water bills. How about in L.A.? Mayor Eric Garcetti’s call to strengthen Los Angeles’ water system — one pillar of his ambitious plan to ready the city for a major earthquake — would cost as much as $15 billion and require decades of work, Department of Water and Power engineers estimate. The previously undisclosed cost projection, contained in an internal DWP report reviewed by the Los Angeles Times, could […]

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    Veterans Gather at UC Irvine to Show Support for US Flag

    A group of veterans and officials gathered at UC Irvine Thursday to show support for the U.S. flag after a recent attempt by a student council to ban all flags in an area of the school. Chris Wolfe reports from Irvine for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on March 19, 2015.

  • Multiple fires at Redlands High School were being investigated as arson on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (Credit: Redlands Fire Department)

    Classroom, School Bus Destroyed in Possible Arson Fires at Redlands High School

    A classroom and a school bus were destroyed when multiple suspicious fires broke out at Redlands High School Wednesday morning, officials said. The Redlands Fire Department responded to a call at 4:15 a.m. about a fire in the bus yard of the high school (map), according to Carl Baker, a spokesman for the city. Arriving firefighters found a school bus and an empty utility trailer on fire, Baker said. Both were destroyed, and another bus and trailer were also damaged. […]

  • LAPD officers meet after nine Venice High School students were arrested on March 13, 2015, for allegedly sexually assaulting two girls. (Credit: KTLA)

    14 Teens Allegedly Sexually Assaulted 2 Venice High School Students; 10 Arrested

    Ten students at Venice High School were arrested Friday, and four other minors were being sought for a series of alleged sexual assaults involving two female victims, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A possible sexual assault was reported on Tuesday by school officials to the LAPD’s Special Assault Section, LAPD Cmdr. Andrew Smith said at a news conference. Investigators found 14 male students, between 14 and 17 years old, were believed to have sexually assaulted two female Venice High School students […]

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    Exide Closing L.A. Battery Recycling Plant After Decades of Toxic Pollution

    Federal prosecutors and law enforcement officials will join Vernon representatives Thursday outside the U.S. attorney’s office in downtown L.A. to officially announce the closure of the local Exide Technologies battery recycling plant. Under the deal, Exide will acknowledge criminal conduct, including the illegal storage and transportation of hazardous waste, but will avoid prosecution in exchange for shutting down, demolishing and cleaning its 15-acre battery recycling plant about five miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles, according to a person involved in […]