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

Recent Articles
  • A packed parking lot is seen at Runyon Canyon Park on Jan. 30, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Large Crowds Have Officials Looking to Improve Traffic, Safety at Runyon Canyon Park

    Ever since its reopening, Runyon Canyon Park has drawn a large number of visitors, which has city officials looking to improve traffic and safety conditions. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Jan. 30, 2018.

  • The entrance to Resurrection Church in Boyle Heights is seen after it was damaged in a fire on Jan. 25, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Fire at Catholic Church in Boyle Heights Investigated as Suspicious After Vandalism Is Found

    Fire officials are investigating whether a fire ignited at a Boyle Heights church early Thursday morning was an incidence of arson, and looking into whether it could be connected to other recent incidents. Firefighters first responded to the flames that broke out at Resurrection Catholic Church on the 3300 block of East Opal Street just after 2 a.m., said Capt. Erik Scott with the Los Angeles Fire Department. It took 62 firefighters just under 30 minutes to extinguish the blaze. […]

  • The glass of an LAPD patrol car was shattered after a gunman shot at officers in Leimert Park on Jan. 24, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man in Custody Following Shooting, Standoff in Leimert Park

    LAPD officers were fired at, but none were struck or hurt, when they responded to a shooting call in Leimert Park on Wednesday night, police said. Units responded to a report of a shooting in the 4000 block of Third Avenue about 8:45 p.m., according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Tony Im. One victim was found with at least one gunshot wound, Im said. The individual was taken to a local hospital in unknown condition. While at the location, […]

  • Arthur Johnson looks out toward his belongings on the ground that will need to be cleaned up and stored as Orange County officials started clearing homeless camps in that area of the Santa Ana riverbed on Jan. 22, 2018. (Credit: Maria Alejandra Cardona / Los Angeles Times)

    Officials Begin to Evict O.C. Homeless From Camps, But Many Have Nowhere to Go

    Ray Huey bounced around from North Carolina to Washington state, Oregon, Idaho and Nevada before landing at the homeless camp on the side of the Santa Ana River in Anaheim. In Anaheim, he found an unlikely collection of homeless people, including many couples. For years, this growing camp has become not just a place to sleep but a community for hundreds, complete with makeshift dwellings and a scattering of dogs. But on Monday, Orange County officials began clearing out the […]

  • KidSpace Children’s Museum Honors Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Originally aired on KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

  • Crews were working to clean up roads in Montecito on Jan. 9, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    14 Dead as Powerful Storm Triggers Flooding, Mudslides in SoCal; 6 Montecito Homes ‘Completely Wiped Away’

    At least 14 people have died as Southern California’s first major rainstorm of the year comes on the heels of the most devastating wildfire season the state has seen in modern history. Thirteen of the fatalities occurred in Santa Barbara County, where conditions are particularly catastrophic, according to Santa Barbara County officials. A fourteenth person died on the 5 Freeway when a big rig overturned near Los Feliz in an incident being blamed on inclement weather, the Los Angeles Times reported. At […]

  • Rain flooded an intersection of Sun Valley on Jan. 8, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    1st Major Storm of the Year Brings Rain to SoCal, Triggers Evacuations Amid Concerns of Mudslides in Burn Areas

    The first significant storm system of the year this week will cause a concern for debris flow in recent burn areas across Southern California, according to the National Weather Service, prompting officials to issue mandatory evacuations in parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The storm is expected to bring unseasonably warm conditions, up to 4 inches of rain, snow, gusty winds and possible thunderstorms between Monday and Tuesday. Light rain started to move south from Point Conception […]

  • Blaze Bernstein is seen in a family photo.

    Drones Being Used in Search for UPenn Student from O.C. Who Went Missing in Lake Forest

    Drones will be flown over the area of Lake Forest where a 19-year-old college student went missing last week as the search for the teen continues Sunday and investigators follow up on leads. Blaze Bernstein disappeared after visiting Borrego Park in the Foothill Ranch community with a friend to meet another person on Jan. 2, officials said. He was last seen around 11 p.m. that day, when he walked farther into the park and never came back. His phone stopped […]

  • Paul Gonzales is seen in a file photo from the 1984 Olympics and in a mugshot released by authorities. (Credit: Getty Images / L.A. County Sheriff's Department)

    Officials Seek More Victims of Gold Medal Boxer, East L.A. Trainer Charged With Sexually Abusing Girl

    Officials are looking for more possible victims of a former Olympic champion boxer who trained children at an East L.A. gym  and who has been accused of lewd acts involving an underage female boxing student. Paul Gonzales, 53, was charged Wednesday with eight felony counts, including four counts of lewd acts upon a child, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He is also facing charges of possession or control of child pornography, distributing or showing pornography to a […]