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


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  • A picture of "Scotty" was provided by family members.

    Family Dog Attacked, Killed by Coyote in Backyard of San Marino Home

    A family in San Marino was mourning the loss of their Yorkshire terrier Monday after it was attacked and killed by a coyote in the backyard of their home over the weekend. The terrier named “Scotty” was killed Sunday afternoon in the 1500 block of Mirasol Drive (map), according to the dog owners’ son Edgar Fajardo. “My parents had him for 16 years. They loved the dog,” Fajardo said. Fajardo said his mother was looking for Scotty when she saw something in the corner […]

  • Los Angeles firefighters are seen at a West Hills home where a fire broke out on Saturday, May 23, 2015. (Credit: RMG News)

    Investigators Find Marijuana at Home Destroyed in West Hills Fire

    Los Angeles police narcotics officers on Sunday searched a West Hills home destroyed in a fire overnight after firefighters found marijuana at the site, authorities said. The fire in the 6500 block of Ellenview Avenue was reported at 9:12 p.m. Saturday and took 80 firefighters about 90 minutes to put out, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said. Blocks away, two men were found with burn injuries. They were taken to a local hospital where they remain in stable […]

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    Events to Be Held Around Southern California on Memorial Day Weekend

    A number of events will be held around Southern California during the three-day Memorial Day weekend. Erin Myers reports from Venice for the KTLA 5 Morning News on May 23, 2015.

  • A Hawaiian Airlines flight appeared to make a safe emergency landing at LAX on May 18, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Honolulu-Bound Hawaiian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Returning to LAX

    A Honolulu-bound plane with 300 people on board turned around midflight and safely made an emergency landing at LAX on Monday afternoon after initially being delayed by a fuel leak. Hawaiian Airlines Flight 3 on an Airbus A330 departed Los Angeles International Airport at 12:48 p.m., according to LAX spokeswoman Nancy Castles. The flight was initially delayed due to a fuel spill at the gate that did not appear to be a mechanical issue, according to a statement from Hawaiian Airlines. During […]

  • Marchers protest "wage theft" in downtown Los Angeles on May 18, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Workers Protest ‘Wage Theft’ at March in Downtown LA

    The Los Angeles Coalition Against Wage Theft and Raise the Wage coalition organized hundreds of workers to march on Los Angeles City Hall Monday, a day before the City Council was set to weigh a minimum wage measure. Erin Myers reports from downtown Los Angeles on the KTLA 5 News at 1 on May 18, 2015.

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    Officials Identify Woman, 41, Struck By 2 Vehicles in Fatal South L.A. Hit-and-Run

    Officials on Sunday released the name of a 41-year-old woman who died after being struck by two vehicles on a dimly lit street in the Harvard Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles. The Los Angeles County coroner’s office identified the victim as Ruth Duarte. The pedestrian was crossing the street in the 1600 block of Florence Avenue, near La Salle Avenue (map), about 8:10 p.m. when she was hit by a vehicle and fell to the ground, according to the Los Angeles Police […]

  • Armed Forces Day Parade participants are seen in an undated file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    Torrance Set to Honor Troops With 56th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade

    Spectators and participants on Saturday were preparing to honor military servicemembers at the 56th annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade. Erin Myers reports from Torrance on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

  • Recording artist Chris Brown attends the Alexander Wang x H&M Pre-Shop Party at H&M on Nov. 5, 2014 in West Hollywood.  (Credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for H&M)

    Partially Clothed Intruder Breaks Into Chris Brown’s Agoura Hills Home, Singer Says

    A partially clothed woman broke into the Agoura Hills home of Chris Brown and vandalized it, the singer said on his Instagram account Thursday morning. Brown wrote in the post that he arrived home only to discover that the hinges on some of his doors had been broken. When he went inside, Brown found “I love you” had been written on the home’s walls. The woman also apparently painted her name on his cars, he wrote. Additionally, the singer stated in […]

  • A magnitude-3.9 earthquake struck the Windsor Hills area of South Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said. (Credit: USGS)

    Magnitude-3.8 Earthquake Rattles Baldwin Hills Area; No Injuries or Damage Reported

    A magnitude-3.8 earthquake rattled the Baldwin Hills area of South Los Angeles on Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter of the quake, which struck at 4:07 a.m, was located about 1 mile west-northwest of View Park-Windsor Hills, 2 miles southeast of Culver City and 3 miles north-northwest of Inglewood (map), the USGS said. KTLA viewers reported feeling the temblor in Carson, Santa Monica, Norwalk and Downey. The quake’s depth was measured at 6.1 miles. Its magnitude was downgraded by the […]