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

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  • baby found left alone in South L.A. on Aug. 4, 2015, is shown in a photo released by LAPD.

    Newborn Baby Boy Found Left Alone in Stroller in South L.A.: LAPD

    A newborn baby boy with his umbilical cord still attached was found unattended in a stroller on a South Los Angeles street corner on Tuesday afternoon, police said. The child was found at Vermont Avenue and Dana Street about 1 p.m. after officers were called to the scene for a report of child abuse, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez said. The infant was taken to California Hospital Medical Center and was in stable condition. A Southwest Division detective said the baby boy was […]

  • Gun control advocates gather at Los Angeles City Hall on July 28 before a vote by the Los Angeles City Council that bans possession of large-capacity firearm magazines. (Credit: Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times)

    L.A. City Council Backs New Safety Rules for Gun Storage in Homes

    Los Angeles lawmakers on Tuesday once again waded into the national fray over gun control as the City Council unanimously threw its support behind a proposed law to require handguns in the home to be locked up or disabled with a trigger lock. Angelenos who violate the rules would face a misdemeanor charge. Activists backing the gun storage rules say they would help prevent deadly accidents and teen suicides, by preventing guns from easily falling into the hands of curious […]

  • Darron Marquis Daniels, left, and Maurice Allen Kelley are shown in booking photos released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department on Aug. 3, 2015.

    2 Men Charged in Fatal Shooting of 4-Year-Old in Highland Plead Not Guilty

    Two men charged in the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old boy in Highland pleaded not guilty in court Monday. Darron Daniels, 20, of Moreno Valley, and Maurice Kelley, 25, of San Bernardino, were charged with one count each of murder and two counts each attempted murder in the death last week of Daniel Munoz of Riverside. Daniels and Kelley both entered not guilty pleas during their arraignment at San Bernardino Justice Center on Monday. Munoz was fatally shot about 8:30 p.m. July […]

  • LBritish Consul General Chris O'Connor, producer Nigel Lythgoe, Mark Rhino Smith and Audley Harrison attend  L.A. Garden Party Welcomes The 2015 Special Olympics World Games Great Britain Team at The British Residence on July 24, 2015, in Los Angeles.  (Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

    Closing Ceremony to Celebrate Athletes at 2015 Special Olympics World Games

    Athletes participating in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games planned to celebrate the week’s events at a closing ceremony Sunday. Erin Myers reports from Westwood for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015.

  • Thieves targeted two homes simultaneously along The Strand in Hermosa Beach on Friday, July 31, 2015, police said. (Credit: KTLA)

    Hermosa Beach Police Suspect 4 Home Invasions May be Connected; Burglars Impersonated Police

    Police warned Hermosa Beach residents Saturday about four home invasions in the past week that may be related and added that in one instance the burglars allegedly impersonated police. Erin Myers reports from Hermosa Beach for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Aug. 1, 2015.

  • A group of nuns was planning to sell this property in Los Feliz until a judge ruled the deal invalid. (Credit: KTLA)

    Nuns Sale of Los Feliz Convent Ruled Invalid; Archdiocese Plans Separate Sale to Katy Perry

    A judge ruled the sale of a Los Feliz property by a group of nuns was invalid Thursday, paving the way for the archdiocese to possibly sell the former convent to singer Katy Perry. Erin Myers reports from downtown Los Angeles for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on July 30, 2015.

  • A drone is seen in a file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    San Bernardino Approves Reward in Search for Drone Operators Who Interfered With Firefighters

    San Bernardino County supervisors could approve $75,000 in rewards Tuesday for information leading to the arrests of drone operators who interfered with firefighting during three major blazes this summer. Supervisors were expected to vote on the proposal, which would offer a $25,000 reward in each fire. Fire crews were forced to ground water-dropping aircraft after the unmanned devices were spotted flying above flames and smoke from three separate fires in San Bernardino County. County officials said the delays resulted in […]

  • Fire crews were at the scene of a reported fire at the Pasadena Courthouse on July 27, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Firefighter Injured After Fire Erupts at Pasadena Courthouse; Hazardous Materials Found

    Fire crews found various hazardous materials containers while responding to a small blaze in a storage room at the Pasadena Courthouse early Monday, prompting a HazMat response that temporarily shut down the surrounding area, authorities said. The fire was reported about 1:30 a.m. on the courthouse’s third floor, according to Public Information Officer Lisa Derderian of the Pasadena Fire Department. When fire crews arrived at the courthouse — which is located at 300 E. Walnut St. — they made their […]

  • Family provided this photo of Makeda More. The 30-year-old mother of two was killed by a hit-and-run driver on July 25, 2015, in Bellflower.

    Mother of 2 Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Bellflower; Family Pleads for Witnesses to Come Forward

    Investigators searched Sunday for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 30-year-old mother of two in Bellflower the previous night. The victim, identified by family members as Makeda More, was crossing near Lakewood Boulevard and Los Angeles Street (map) around 9:44 p.m. Saturday when she was struck, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department news release stated. It was not known if she was in a crosswalk. Video showed officials performing CPR on More at the scene before she was transported to a […]