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

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  • 43rd Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Underway

    The 43rd annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is underway this weekend. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on April 8, 2017.

  • Windy, Wet Weather Rolling Out of SoCal; Cool, Cloudy Conditions Remain

    Rain moved into the Southern California region overnight bringing powerful winds, but the rain was expected to taper off by Saturday afternoon. Nerissa Knight reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on April 8, 2017.

  • 17-Year-Old Boy Killed While Walking Home From School in South L.A. Is ID’d by Family

    A 17-year-old boy killed during a triple shooting in the Vermont-Slauson neighborhood of South Los Angeles Tuesday afternoon was identified as Kevin Cleveland Jr. by his mother on Wednesday morning. The mother, speaking to reporters outside the family’s home, said her son was walking home from school when he was shot.The gunfire — some 10 shots — was reported near the intersection of Vermont Avenue and 60th Street about 3:50 p.m., according to LAPD. Two other teens who were with […]

  • ‘We Just Hope Justice Is Done’: 2 Sought in Brutal Beating That Left San Pedro High School Baseball Player in ICU

    As authorities on Monday continued to search for two males who brutally beat a 15-year-old San Pedro High School baseball player following a game last week, the teen was beginning to show signs of making a recovery. Evan Jimenez “is slowly starting to make progress in the right direction,” wrote Steve Stout, who set up one of two GoFundMe pages devoted to paying for the teen’s care. Stout posted the update on Monday morning after speaking with the family, he said. […]

  • Man Dies, Woman Injured in Tujunga Apartment Fire: LAFD

    A 60-year-old man died and a woman was injured in a Tujunga apartment fire late Saturday, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. The blaze was reported about 10:55 p.m. at 7053 Greeley Street and found the fire in a first-floor apartment. Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames in about 16 minutes, but the victim was found dead in the kitchen, Capt. Erik Scott said. He has been identified as Jesse Arellano. A woman was also found with minor burn […]

  • Man With Gun Taken Into Custody After Barricading Himself Inside Hollywood Apartment

    A man who allegedly threatened people with a gun was taken into custody Saturday morning after barricading himself inside an apartment in Hollywood for hours, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A man who lives in the apartment allegedly pointed a gun at two people at 1540 Vine St. and police responded about 10:35 p.m. Friday. The apartment was evacuated and officers have tried to contact the man, but he had not responded. Capt. Cory Palka said LAPD officials are […]

  • Search on for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Crashed Into Anaheim Apartment Building

    Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver Thursday after a truck drove into an apartment building in Anaheim, narrowly missing at least one of the residents inside. The crash occurred just after 3 a.m. in the 3000 block of East Frontera Street when the driver of a black pickup truck slammed into a first-floor unit of the Five Coves apartment complex, said Anaheim Police Department Sgt. Daron Wyatt. The truck went into portions of two bedrooms, narrowly missing one resident, […]

  • 2 Girls Wearing Leggings Not Allowed on United Flight Because of Dress Code Rule; Incident Prompts Twitter Response

    An obscure dress code requirement that is part of a United Airlines employee perk caused a stir on Twitter on Sunday. The dust-up over United’s rules came after Shannon Watts, the founder of the anti-gun violence group Moms Demand Action, tweeted about seeing a United gate agent refuse to allow “girls in leggings” board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis “because spandex is not allowed.” “I guess @united not letting women wear athletic wear?” Watts tweeted to her more than […]

  • CicLAvia Bike Festival From Culver City to Venice Underway

    The CicLAvia Bike Festival from Culver City to Venice is underway Sunday. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on March 26, 2017. Join the #LAPD at today's @CicLAvia event, which goes from Culver City to Venice. 9am-4pm. Enjoy a fun and safe day 🚲🛴#ItsOurLAStory pic.twitter.com/bYq2rbW4YE — LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) March 26, 2017