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Erin Myers is a reporter for the KTLA 5 Morning News.


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  • Firefighters respond to a crash in Pasadena on May 27, 2018. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Driver Identified and Arrested After Man Killed in Pasadena Hit-and-Run Crash: Authorities

    A driver allegedly involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a man in Pasadena early Sunday morning has been identified and arrested, according to authorities. The driver has been identified by local police as Robert Michael Ybarra, 34. They found him at a residence in Alhambra later in the day, Lt. Max Dahlstein said. He was taken for medical treatment as he had suffered some injuries in the crash, Dahlstein said. He will be in the hospital for a few days but […]

  • Fallen Gulf War veterans were remembered in Pasadena on May 27, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Pasadena Honors Fallen Gulf War Veterans

    A ceremony was held Sunday in front of the Enduring Heroes Memorial at Defenders Park in Pasadena to honor fallen Gulf War veterans. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on May 27, 2018.

  • The Battleship Iowa Museum is seen on May 26, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Battleship USS Iowa to Honor Fallen Service Members on Memorial Day

    The Battleship USS Iowa Museum in San Pedro plans to hold a special ceremony on Memorial Day to honor fallen service members. The event is scheduled to run Monday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 250 S. Harbor Blvd. in San Pedro, according to the museum’s website. Aside from the remembrance ceremony, there will be food, music, military vehicles and more. All active, retired and reserve military members will be offered free admission to the battleship upon presentation of […]

  • Nancy Amelia Jackson is seen in an image provided by the Los Angeles Police Department on May 23, 2018.

    Woman Arrested After 3 Victims Found Dead in Bathroom of South L.A. Home

    A woman detained by police after the bodies of three people were discovered at a home in the Leimert Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles was arrested Thursday. Nancy Amelia Jackson, 55, was taken into custody Wednesday, hours after she was named as a possible witness to the crime at a home in the 3900 block of South Bronson Avenue. Jackson was booked early Thursday morning, according Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department inmate records. The remains of two men and […]

  • Darnell Parker is seen in a photo provided by family members in Compton on May 20, 2018.

    Driver Sought After Bicyclist Killed in Compton Hit-and-Run Crash: Authorities

    A search was underway for the driver who struck and killed a man riding a bicycle in Compton early Sunday morning and then fled the scene, authorities said. The bicyclist was struck by a vehicle about 12:05 a.m. at Alondra Boulevard and Bradfield Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Compton station. The driver left the area, and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene, sheriff’s deputies stated. Family members identified the victim as 59-year-old Darnell Parker. […]

  • A car appears smashed following a crash in Compton with two other vehicles that left one person dead and two others injured on May 19, 2018. (Credit: LoudLabs News)

    1 Dead, 2 Injured After Multi-Vehicle Crash in Compton

    A man died at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash in Compton that also injured two other people during the early morning hours Saturday, officials said. The collision involving two cars and an SUV happened at around 3:30 a.m. near the intersection of Long Beach and Compton boulevards, according to authorities. The driver of one of the cars was killed while the other two drivers involved were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Afterwards, debris was left strewn across […]

  • CHP officers reunite with the Lopez family on May 18, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    CHP Officers Help Woman Deliver Baby on 5 Freeway in Lincoln Heights

    A pair of California Highway Patrol officers helped a woman deliver her baby on a Los Angeles freeway on Mother’s Day. At approximately 4 p.m., CHP officers Richard Yebra and Kyle Biedermann responded to a medical emergency call of a mother in labor on the northbound 5 Freeway, north of Main Street, in Lincoln Heights, according to a news release. The officers contacted Liliana Alamillo Lopez, who “expressly proclaimed to officers the imminent birth of her child,” CHP stated. Within […]

  • Students from Nestle Avenue Charter Elementary School perform at Capitol Records in Hollywood on May 17, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Elementary Students Record Hit Songs at Capitol Records

    Fourth- and fifth-grade students from Nestle Avenue Charter Elementary School got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to record hit songs at Capitol Studios, located in the Capitol Records building in Hollywood. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on May 17, 2018.

  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame near where a man was stabbed in the arm is shown on May 14, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Released After Being Arrested in Connection With Hollywood Walk of Fame Stabbing: LAPD

    A man was released from custody after being arrested on suspicion of stabbing a tour company employee along the Hollywood Walk of Fame over the weekend. The incident occurred about 10 a.m. Saturday in front of a gift shop near the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Whitley Avenue, Los Angeles Police Department officials confirmed. Witnesses told KTLA the victim asked a transient who was in a wheelchair to leave the front of the store where his store’s kiosk is located. […]