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


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  • High surf is seen buffeting the Southern California coast in a file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    Lifeguards Warn Against Dangerous Rip Currents at L.A. County Beaches

    Lifeguards warned against dangerous rip currents as high temperatures resulted in crowded L.A. county beaches. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

  • Rocky is seen in a photo posted to a Facebook dedicated to finding the missing border collie. It was published Wednesday, two days after he went missing.

    Bloodhounds to Be Used in San Fernando Valley Search for Missing Service Dog in Need of Medication

    Nearly a week after a service dog in need of daily medication took of from a dog-care facility, his owner planned to have bloodhounds used in the search efforts, which spanned multiple communities in the San Fernando Valley by Saturday. Rocky, a 2-year-old border collie with black and white fur, went missing Monday after escaping from West Pack BNB in Valley Glen. “He got through a very secure area,” said Danielle West, a dog caretaker with the facility. “He jumped over a […]

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    CicLAvia Makes 2015, San Fernando Valley Debut; Street Closures in Effect

    CicLAvia made its 2015 debut Sunday with another first – a visit to the San Fernando Valley. The event temporarily removes vehicles from the road in an effort to promote other means of transportation, such as bikes, skating and walking. Sunday’s event was scheduled to take place on Ventura and Lankershim boulevards, from Studio City to North Hollywood between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The towing of vehicles parked along the route was expected to begin at 1 a.m. Sunday, the CicLAvia […]

  • Actor Justin Baldoni is consoled after a fire at his mother's home in Burbank on March 20, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Actor Justin Baldoni Appears at Scene of Fire at Burbank Home Owned by His Mother

    A Burbank home owned by the parents of television star Justin Baldoni was seriously damaged in an accidental fire that was started by an appliance in the garage on Friday, authorities said. A garage fire was reported in the 300 block of West Spazier Avenue (map) at 11:19 a.m., according to a spokesperson for the Burbank Fire Department. It quickly spread from the rear detached garage to the home. Everyone got out of the house OK, but the male and female homeowners suffered minor […]

  • In this file photo, Gov. Jerry Brown, with glasses of reclaimed water, promotes Prop. 1’s water projects; he is also stumping for Prop. 2’s rainy-day fund. (Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

    Gov. Brown, Legislators Unveil $1 Billion Emergency Plan to Address Drought ‘Crisis’

    Two days after California approved additional water-use restrictions amid the state’s worsening drought, Gov.  Jerry Brown and legislative leaders from both parties unveiled a $1 billion relief plan to deal with the crisis. The new legislation was announced by state Sen.  Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles and other legislators, alongside Brown, at a morning news conference in Sacramento. “There is no greater crisis facing our state today than its lack of water,” de Leon said. “Our rivers and streams our dry and our […]

  • One person was shot in Van Nuys on March 19, 2015, and LAPD was investigating. (Credit: KTLA)

    Authorities Search for Gunman After Woman Shot in Ankle in Van Nuys

    Police were searching for a gunman Thursday after a woman described as an innocent bystander was shot in a possibly gang-related incident in Van Nuys, police said. The shooting was reported at about 12:45 p.m. near the intersection of Tyrone Avenue and Haynes Street (map), according to Officer Drake Madison of the Los Angeles Police Department. The victim, who was initially described as elderly, had suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, according to Madison. Police later indicated the victim was a woman in […]

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    Talk-Show Producer Arrested in Connection With Death of Her Sister Who Was Deaf, Partially Blind

    Television producer Jill Blackstone was released from custody Wednesday after her arrest in connection to the death of her deaf, partially blind sister, authorities said. About 12:40 p.m. Saturday, the Los Angeles Fire Department was called to a home in the 12000 block of Landale Street in Studio City, said Los Angeles police Lt. Bob Toledo. Blackstone’s sister Wendy Blackstone, 49, was found unconscious in an enclosed garage where carbon monoxide had filled the room, Toledo said. A dead animal […]

  • Ryan Elliott Giroux, 41, is picture in a booking photo from a previous arrest. (Credit: Mesa Police Department)

    Alleged Gunman Sought in Deadly Shooting Spree in Mesa, Arizona in Custody

    The suspect who fatally shot one man and wounded five others in Mesa, Arizona, is in custody and talking to investigators, authorities said Wednesday. Ryan Elliot Giroux, 41, was being questioned Wednesday evening, Detective Esteban Flores of the Mesa Police Department said. He has an extensive criminal background, Flores said. A spokesman for Banner Medical Center told CNN that Giroux was brought in by police, treated and released at 2:30 p.m. local time. One of the victims who was wounded […]

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    L.A. Marathon Runners Warned of Excessive Heat

    Possibly record-breaking heat surpassing 90 degrees was expected the weekend of the L.A. Marathon. Click here to watch KTLA’s live coverage of the L.A. Marathon.