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

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  • Traffic is seen on the 60 Freeway in the Pomona area on Oct. 5, 2015, after a crash. (Credit: KTLA)

    Possibly Rain-Related Crash Causes Traffic in Pomona Area

    A crash that was believed to be rain related caused traffic to come to a complete standstill on the 60 Freeway in the Pomona area Monday morning. Erin Myers reports from Pomona for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015.

  • Rain hit the Southern California overnight on Oct. 4, 2015. (Credit: Southern Counties News)

    Rain Soaks Southern California Overnight; More Expected Throughout the Day

    A weak storm brought scattered showers to Los Angeles County overnight, and the rain is expected to continue through Sunday evening. Mountains areas got as much as 1.48 inches of rain, but rainfall was more modest elsewhere, with Pasadena reporting 0.29 inches and Burbank 0.24 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Meanwhile, Alhambra reported 0.11 inches, downtown L.A. 0.05 inches, and Santa Monica and Long Beach, just 0.01 inches. The heaviest rain came between 2 and 6 a.m. Scattered […]

  • An intruder was scared off by a Reseda resident armed with a gun during a home invasion on Oct. 3, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Reseda Resident Shoots at Home Invader; Intruder Sought

    A resident opened fire on an intruder at his Reseda home Saturday, scaring off the man who has not been found, police said. A sleeping man awoke after midnight and heard noises in the rear of his home, located in the 6600 block of Sylvia Avenue, officials said. The resident found a male intruder in his kitchen and fired two rounds. The burglar, who was not believed to have been shot, fled through the backyard. Officers with the Los Angeles […]

  • Police officers stand guard outside the apartment building where the alleged Umpqua Community College gunman, Chris Harper Mercer, lived in Winchester outside Roseburg, Oregon, on Oct. 2, 2015. (Credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

    Oregon Gunman Was Enrolled in Class Where He Opened Fire, Authorities Say

    The man who gunned down nine people at an Oregon community college was enrolled in the class where the fatal shootings occurred, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said Friday. At an earlier news conference, Hanlin identified the nine dead, who range in age from 18 to 67: Lucero Alcaraz, 19 Treven Taylor Anspach, 20 Rebecka Ann Carnes, 18 Quinn Glen Cooper, 18 Kim Saltmarsh Dietz, 59 Lucas Eibel, 18 Jason Dale Johnson, 33 Lawrence Levine, 67 (teacher) Sarena Dawn Moore, […]

  • One of thousands of children is seen receiving a backpack at the Fred Jordan Mission on Oct. 1, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Thousands of Children Receive School Supplies, Clothes at Fred Jordan Mission

    Thousands of children received clothing and school supplies during an annual giveaway at the Fred Jordan Mission in downtown Los Angeles, Erin Myers reports from downtown Los Angeles for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Oct. 1, 2015.

  • A student gets a hug after a fatal shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, on Oct. 1, 2015. (Credit: KIAH)

    10 Dead, 7 Injured in Shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon: Sheriff

    A gunman was dead Thursday after he opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, leaving 10 people dead and seven injured, the local sheriff said. After many conflicting reports about the number of people killed and injured in the campus shooting, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said late Thursday afternoon that he was providing the most accurate information he had. It was not immediately clear if the 10 killed included the shooter. The Sheriff’s Office was called to the community college campus about 10:38 […]

  • Several burned garages are pictured after a fire in Anaheim that broke out on Sept. 25, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Garages, Vehicles Destroyed and Melted in Anaheim Fire

    Several garages and vehicles were destroyed or partially melted in a blaze near an Anaheim apartment, fire officials said Saturday. About 40 firefighters responded to multiple reports of a fire in the 2300 block of Ball Road around 11:30 p.m. Friday, on-scene officials said. The blaze was knocked down in about 30 minutes, but not before damaging several garages and vehicles. Law enforcement tape sectioned off 10 garages as of Saturday morning. It was not clear if all 10 were damaged, […]

  • A bystander's video shows a violent altercation involving two male students at Huntington Beach High School.

    Huntington Beach High Student Gains National Attention After Video of Fight Goes Viral

    Huntington Beach teen is gaining national attention for his swift actions after a video shows him knocking out a bully who was attacking a visually impaired student. Cody Pines, a 17-year-old Huntington Beach High school junior, said Thursday that he stepped in and knocked the suspect to the ground to protect the visually impaired boy whom he has known since the sixth grade. The suspect was arrested. “I felt like he was getting really hurt and I felt like it […]

  • Tampon applicators were among the debris found on the shoreline of Dockweiler State Beach on Sept. 24, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Dockweiler State Beach Closed After Hypodermic Needles, Condoms Found Along Shoreline

    Dockweiler State Beach remained closed Thursday after possible medical waste, including hypodermic needles, was found along the shoreline. Tampon applicators and condoms were found on the beach Wednesday between Ballona Creek and Grand Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Public Health Department. Warning signs were posted after water sample results showed bacteria levels exceeded state standards. The beach will be closed until further notice. County spokeswoman Tonya Durrell told reporters the waste was not toxic and “does not pose […]