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

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  • LAPD officers asses the scene of a crash and fatal shooting in Panorama City on Nov. 18, 2017. (Credit: LOUDLABS)

    Man Critically Injured After Being Shot, Crashing Into Panorama City Fast-Food Restaurant

    A 19-year-old man was critically injured after being shot and crashing into a fast-food restaurant in Panorama City late Friday, LAPD officials said. The incident was reported about 10:55 p.m. when two groups of people in two vehicles began arguing at the intersection of Roscoe Boulevard and Tobias Avenue, near the Panorama Mall. At least one person in a SUV allegedly fired rounds at a car and the driver was struck by gunfire, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. […]

  • Ben Shapiro at the 'Ben Shapiro Town Hall' panel during Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Credit: Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for Politicon)

    Ben Shapiro to Speak at UCLA Monday After Dispute Over Event Security Fees

    Conservative writer Ben Shapiro is set to speak at UCLA on Monday after a spat between the university and the campus Republican club over security fees for the event. Shapiro, a conservative writer and editor of the website the Daily Wire, attracted protesters when he spoke at UC Berkeley earlier this fall. Nine people were arrested. The UCLA student group Bruin Republicans balked last month at the prospect of paying security fees for Shapiro’s visit and the university ultimately relented, saying they would cover the cost for basic security […]

  • Victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual abuse and their supporters protest during a #MeToo march in Hollywood on Nov. 12, 2017. (Credit: Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)

    Survivors of Sexual Assault, Harassment Come Together for #MeToo March in Hollywood

    Some wore T-shirts with the words “Me Too” emblazoned across the front, while others held up signs that said “No more sexual abuse” and “Rape is not a joke.” On Sunday, several hundred survivors of sexual harassment and assault and their supporters gathered in front of the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood to draw attention to their cause. Recently, there has been an uprising of women who have gone public with their stories of abuse and systemic sexism. “I’m really happy […]

  • Law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a suspected murder-suicide in El Segundo during the early morning hours of Nov. 12, 2017. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Police ID Man, Woman Killed in Suspected Murder-Suicide in El Segundo

    Authorities have identified the two victims of a shooting incident early Sunday in El Segundo that is being investigated as a murder-suicide. The deceased — 23-year-old Wendy Silva, of Paramount, and Lake Elsinore resident Diego Lopez, 24 — had been dating for about a year, according to El Segundo police. Although Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials originally said the killings happened in the 300 block of Pine Avenue shortly before 1 a.m., El Segundo police said they received a call about […]

  • Mariana Quezada-DeAnda, 2, plays among hundreds of flags installed on the front lawn of Azusa City Hall to honor veterans and service persons. (Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

    Veterans Day Celebrated Across SoCal With Festivities and Special Deals

    From parades to music festivals, Veteran’s Day will be marked Saturday by a host of celebrations across Southern California. Long Beach will host its 21st annual Veterans Day Parade beginning at 10 a.m. at South Street and Elm Avenue. Festivities include food and music that will continue until 3 p.m. on Atlantic Avenue, near South Street. The 14th annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 11:11 a.m. at the corner of Laurel Canyon and San Fernando Mission Boulevard in Mission […]

  • Homeless children got a chance to visit Universal Studios for the first time on Nov. 9, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Homeless Children Visit Universal Studios for First Time

    More than 250 across the Los Angeles Unified School District got a chance to visit Universal Studios for the first time Thursday. They also got clothes, shoes and other supplies through the nonprofit organization Operation School Bell. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Nov. 9, 2017.

  • Clocks are seen in footage aired on KTLA on Nov. 4, 2017.

    Daylight Saving Time Change Sparks Debate

    The daylight saving time change that took effect Sunday has sparked some debate, as some areas of the country choose to avoid the time change. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 News at 9 on November 4, 2017.

  • Woman Killed in Party Bus Shooting Near Santa Monica Pier ID’d; Suspects at Large

    A shooting between two party buses near the Santa Monica Pier left a woman dead and four more people injured in the early morning hours Saturday, Los Angeles Police Department officials said. The shooting happened near Ocean Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, just outside the entrance to the pier, and police responded at about 1 a.m., officials said. A woman was confirmed dead and three of the four people injured were transported to a nearby hospital for their injuries, Santa Monica […]

  • A person was placed into an ambulance after an hourslong hostage situation at a school in Riverside on Oct. 31, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Parent Who Allegedly Took Teacher Hostage in Riverside Was Shot by Police and Has Died; Victim Safe

    A parent who allegedly took a teacher hostage at a Riverside elementary school Tuesday afternoon, prompting an evacuation and hourslong standoff, was shot by police and has since died, authorities said. The man was taken from the scene on a stretcher and put in an ambulance about 6 p.m. Tuesday after officers entered the classroom where the hostage was held, and an officer-involved shooting occurred, Riverside police said. He later died from his injuries, police said. After being in fear […]