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


Recent Articles
  • San Diego Woman Issues Warning to Others After Yearlong Battle With Late-Stage Skin Cancer

    With Wednesday marking the first full day of summer, a young San Diego mother who was diagnosed with skin cancer shortly after giving birth to her son opened up about her yearlong battle as she sought to educate and warn others. Shelby Nish, 26, has always enjoyed spending time in the sun but only began sunscreen last year after she was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma when she gave birth to her son, Baron. “The doctor came in and said […]

  • Near Record-Breaking Heat Expected This Week in L.A. County

    Near record-breaking temperatures are expected this week in Los Angeles County as the first heat wave of the season continues, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to soar to the 90s and lower triple digits in local valleys, including the Antelope and San Fernando valleys. Temperatures in the Antelope Valley may reach 108 to 112, while coastal valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura counties could climb to 106. A heat advisory was issued for inland areas of […]

  • 800-Acre Brush Fire Near Castaic Lake 20 Percent Contained

    A 800-acre brush fire continued burning near Castaic Lake for the second day Sunday as containment reached 20 percent, officials said. Crews were tackling the flames at the fire’s east end after focusing more on the western portion after it broke out around 2 p.m. Saturday, according to Nathan Judy with the U.S. Forest Service. The fire reached 1,000 acres at its peak and firefighters were hoping the push the fire down toward the lake itself. However, the lake was […]

  • Beverly Hills Resident Attacked, Robbed While on Walk Near Home

    Two assailants robbed a man who was on a walk near his Beverly Hills home before attempting to burglarize his home and steal his car early Saturday morning, police said. The man left his home on the 200 block of South Tower Drive to take a stroll around 12:30 a.m., according to Los Angeles Police Sgt. Patrick Welsh. When he got near Shumacher Drive and Gregory Way, in the Carthay neighborhood of Los Angeles, he was approached by two men, […]

  • L.A. Firefighter Killed in Training Accident Remembered During Funeral Service

    Los Angeles Firefighter Kelly Wong, who died from his injuries following a training accident earlier this month, was remembered during a celebration of life ceremony at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels near downtown Friday morning. A procession led by a fire truck bearing Wong’s casket began at 8 a.m. from Main and First streets, the Los Angeles Times reported. The ceremony began at 9 a.m. and roads in the area were closed ahead of the service. More than […]

  • Opening Statements Offered in Trial Over Killing of Fox Executive Gavin Smith

    Attorneys offered opening statements Thursday in the trial of John Creech, who is charged with capital murder in the homicide of Gavin Smith. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on June 15, 2017.

  • Before Demolition, 3 Homes Painted Shocking Pink in Mid-City Art Project

    Three single-family homes that are set for demolition have been painted a screaming shade of hot pink in an art project installed in the Mid-City neighborhood of Los Angeles. The project, apparently completed in recent days, is at 1500 Hi Point St., where three homes will be torn down to make way for an apartment complex, the real estate website Curbed initially reported. Local residents are not pleased, and they say the neighborhood association was not consulted, according to Curbed. […]

  • Family of Riverside County Liquor Store That Sold $447.8 Million Winning Powerball Ticket Says Prize Is a ‘Game Changer’

    The owners of a liquor store in Riverside County who sold the winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million got a prize of their own Monday. The ticket that had all the winning numbers drawn in Saturday’s Powerball was sold to at least one customer at Marietta Liquor & Deli, located at 27985 Bradley Road in Sun City, an area of Menifee, lottery officials said in a news release. For selling the winning ticket, the liquor store received a $1 million […]

  • Investigators Conclude Lake Cachuma Search for Missing 5-Year-Old South Pasadena Boy

    Investigators concluded a search of Lake Cachuma in Santa Barbara County after using an unmanned aircraft to resume the search for a 5-year-old South Pasadena boy Saturday morning. The search began at 7 a.m. with investigators looking for evidence connected to the disappearance of Aramazd Andressian Jr., who was reported missing by his mother on April 22 after his father failed to return him to a planned custody exchange. Authorities searched 30 miles of road between Nojoqui Falls, Solvang to the […]