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


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  • Three-week-old Ellorah Rose Warner was reported missing by her Newhall parents on Jan. 23, 2015. She was found dead the following morning. (Credit: Family photo)

    Newhall Father Arrested for Allegedly Killing His 3-Week-Old Daughter

    Nearly 12 hours after a 3-week-old baby girl from Newhall was reported missing by her parents, the infant’s body was found and her father was arrested for allegedly killing her, according to officials. The girl’s parents reported she was missing from their home, located in the 21300 block of Alder Drive (map), around 9:35 p.m. Friday, according to an LASD news release. Deputies first searched the parents’ residence but were unable to locate the baby, Lt. Brenda Cambra said. “The […]

  • Women in Victorville were being warning about a sexual predator who attacked two women in separate incidents. (Credit: KTLA)

    Authorities Warn Women of Sexual Predator in Victorville After 2 Attacks Within Hours

    A search continued Friday for a man who authorities said attacked two women in separate incidents that occurred hours apart in Victorville earlier this week. The first victim, an 18-year-old woman, was approached by the man in a parking lot at Victor Valley College, near the Student Activities Center, about 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. The man asked the victim about a classroom, and when she tried to walk away […]

  • A surveillance ppicture of a man sought in a string of armed robberies at a drive-thru ATM. (Credit: Costa Mesa Police)

    Man Sought in String of Robberies at Drive-Thru ATM in Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa police were searching Wednesday for a man wanted in a series of armed robberies at a Wells Fargo drive-thru ATM. The man has hit the same ATM on Harbor Boulevard three times in the last month, according to police. Each time, he approached the driver, pointed a gun and demanded money. He then either escaped on foot, or on a bicycle. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, and Mary Beth […]

  • A bystander's photo shows the location in Burbank where Greg Plitt was fatally struck by a train on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015.

    Greg Plitt May Have Been Trying to Outrun Train Before Being Fatally Struck in Burbank

    Actor, fitness model and reality television star Greg Plitt may have been running on tracks for a stunt before he was fatally struck by a train in Burbank, officials said Monday. Photographs obtained by KTLA late Sunday purport to show him in the moments before and after he was hit and killed by a Metrolink train, which, according to officials, he may have been trying to race. Two images showed Plitt, 37, standing near the tracks Saturday afternoon a short […]

  • A sign held at an NFL game urges the Rams to return to Los Angeles.

    Hundreds of Rams Fans Expected at Rally Outside Coliseum Encouraging Team’s Return to LA

    Hundreds of Rams fans were expected to converge on the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum late Sunday morning, where a rally was planned to encourage the team’s return to the city in the wake of a new planned NFL stadium. Erin Myers reports from Exposition Park for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Jan. 18, 2015.

  • L.A. cab companies reported a 21% drop in taxi trips in the first half of 2014 compared with the same period the previous year. (Credit: Los Angeles Times)

    L.A. to Require All Taxis Use ‘Uber-Like’ Mobile Apps

    All taxicab drivers in Los Angeles will be required to use mobile apps similar to Uber and Lyft by this summer, according to a measure passed by the Los Angeles Taxicab Commission this week. The order, passed on a 5-0 vote, requires every driver and cab to sign onto a city-certified “e-hail” app by Aug. 20 or face a $200-a-day fine. The move is seen as a way to make taxicab companies more competitive with rideshare apps such as Uber […]

  • The Ventura County Sheriff's Office provided pictures of two of three men believed to have burglarized more than 15 businesses in Southern California between October 2014 and January 2015.

    Reward Offered for Help ID’ing 3 Men Who Allegedly Burglarized Over 15 SoCal Businesses

    A reward was recently offered for help identifying three men who allegedly burglarized more than 15 businesses in Ventura, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties over a 4-month period, making off with hundreds of thousands of dollars in Apple products, according to officials. The $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the three men, who all appear to be in their 20s, was made by Ventura County Crime Stoppers on Sunday. The men may be connected to burglaries taking place during […]

  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announce mid-year crime statistics on July 9. New statistics for 2014 were released Monday. (Credit: Los Angeles Times)

    Garcetti, Beck Announce Plan to Tackle Violent Crime Rise in L.A.

    The Los Angeles Police Department released crime statistics Monday showing that violent crime rose last year for the first time since 2003. Mayor Eric Garcetti said he was disappointed to report the increase on his watch, but emphasized that the city’s level of violence remained at historically low levels. “I’m the mayor of the city and public safety is my number one priority, so to see anything go up, obviously is not direction I ever want to see,” Garcetti said. […]

  • A man and woman are seen crossing a street in the rain on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Rain in Los Angeles Area to Continue Into Sunday Evening, Forecast Says

    A rainstorm that began Saturday morning is expected to continue into Sunday evening in the Los Angeles area, showering some parts of the region with as much as two inches of rain. Sunday’s rain is forecast to turn into showers by mid-afternoon, said David Sweet, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Oxnard. The storm is likely to end Sunday night, with no rain forecast for Monday. The more than 24 hours of rain is due to a storm […]