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


Recent Articles
  • Runners Get Marathon Weekend off the Blocks With L.A. Big 5K at Dodger Stadium

    One day before the L.A. Marathon is set to take place, runners on Saturday were participating in an all-ages, five-kilometer race through Elysian Park, starting and ending at Dodger Stadium. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on March 18, 2017.

  • Bell Gardens H.S. Students Stage Walkout in Protest of District’s Decision to Layoff Teachers

    Students at Bell Gardens High School staged a walkout Thursday to protest a decision to layoff hundreds of teachers districtwide. Erin Myers and Kareen Wynter report for the KTLA 5 News on March 16. 2017.

  • 5 Injured in Blaze at Santa Ana Home

    Five people were hurt, including one person who was critically injured, in a blaze that firefighters extinguished early Sunday morning at a Santa Ana home, officials said. The fire was reported around 11:27 p.m. Saturday at a single-story home in the 4800 block of Morningside Ave., according to Cpt. Tony Bommarito with the Orange County Fire Authority. When firefighters responded, there were extensive flames in the front of the house and two victims were standing in the street, he told […]

  • 2 Dead, 3 Injured Following Fatal 6-Car Crash on 605 Freeway in Cerritos

    Both sides of the 605 Freeway were closed through Cerritos Saturday morning after a six-vehicle crash left two dead and three others injured, authorities said. The incident occurred shortly after 1 a.m. on the southbound 605 Freeway at the 91 Freeway interchange, California Highway Patrol Officer Alex Rubio said. The freeway was immediately shut down in both directions and remained closed more than 8 hours before reopening around 9:30 a.m. Although ultimately six cars were involved, investigators said two or […]

  • Suspected DUI Driver Plows Into Library in Downey Hours After Release From Custody

    A man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested after a car plowed into the Downey City Library early Thursday morning. He had just been released hours earlier following an arrest on a separate traffic violation, police said. The single-vehicle crash was reported about 1:33 a.m. at the library in the 11100 block of Brookshire Avenue, Downey Police Department Sgt. Mike Parino said. The driver of the car, who was the vehicle’s only occupant, was not injured in the […]

  • Two-Car Crash in Brea Kills 1, Injures 3 After Driver Runs Red Light

    At least one person was dead and three were injured early Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Imperial Highway in Brea, police said. Authorities became aware of the collision around 2:40 a.m. when an officer on patrol came across the scene on State Route 90, also known as the Imperial Highway, near the intersection with Kraemer Boulevard, according to Brea Police Department Lt. Peter Rodriguez. Investigators determined a woman was driving her Toyota Corolla southbound on Kraemer Boulevard when […]

  • Search Ends for Child Who Went Missing After Hesperia Aqueduct Crash

    A search for a boy who went missing after the car he was in crashed into an aqueduct in Hesperia earlier this week ended Saturday afternoon, officials said. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department dive team called off the search around 4 p.m. after divers spent all morning looking for 2-year-old Noah Abbott. Lt. Doug Wolfe with the SBSD said on Twitter that ground crews would be on the look out for Abbott in the event he surfaces. A woman was […]

  • Majority of California Is Out of the Drought After Weeks of Record-Setting Rain

    A year ago, some Californians never thought this day would come. But after being battered by weeks of record-setting rain, the vast majority of the state is out of drought. More improvements in CA on latest US Drought Monitor map. August 6, 2013 last time CA had no D3. #CAdrought #CAwater #LAweather #CAwx pic.twitter.com/UUz2D8epaz — NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) February 23, 2017 According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report, less than 20% of the state faces any drought conditions […]

  • Car Crashes Into Bedroom of Home Near La Puente Where 2 Kids Were Sleeping; Driver Sought

    Authorities are searching for a driver who crashed into a bedroom where two children were sleeping in a home in the unincorporated West Puente Valley area of Los Angeles County Wednesday morning. The crash occurred about 2:15 a.m. near the intersection of Temple Avenue and Duff Avenue. Deputies received a call of a vehicle, which turned out to be a black Mercedes-Benz with dealership plates, that had crashed into a home, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Dept. Chavarria said. The […]