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

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  • NASA tests their flying saucer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. (Credit: KTLA)

    NASA Tests ‘Flying Saucer’ Specially Designed at JPL for Mars Landing

    NASA tested a “flying saucer” designed for a future Mars landing at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena on Tuesday. Erin Myers reports from La Cañada Flintridge for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on March 31, 2015.

  • A Lancaster woman was killed when a truck crashed through the wall of her home on Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Lancaster Woman Killed in Her Bed When Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes Into Home

    A Lancaster woman was killed as she slept in her bedroom late Sunday night when a truck driven by a suspected drunk driver crashed through the wall of her home and ran her over, authorities said. The incident occurred at about 10:55 p.m. in the 1000 block of West Avenue J-12 (map),  when the driver of a Toyota pickup truck hit several parked cars before careening into the house and striking the woman, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The victim was […]

  • A female victim was sexually assaulted in Chatsworth on Friday, March 27, 2015, police said. (Credit: KTLA)

    Attacker Sought After Sexual Assault in Chatsworth: LAPD

    A male attacker was being sought after he sexually assaulted a female victim Friday night in Chatsworth, authorities said. The incident began about 8:30 p.m. in the 10000 block of Cozycroft Avenue (map), where the victim was walking alone, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a Saturday news release. She was sexually assaulted after being knocked to the ground and losing consciousness, the release said. She awoke about 15 minutes later. The assailant, described only as Hispanic, fled the location, […]

  • 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 […]