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

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  • Pomona Police Officer Greggory Casillas' cap and a U.S. flag rest on a pedestal during Casillas' funeral services at Purpose Church in Pomona on Thursday. (Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

    Memorial Service Held for Rookie Police Officer Killed in Pomona

    A memorial service was held Thursday for the rookie police officer killed during a call in Pomona earlier this month. Greggory Casillas was killed during a lengthy standoff in the 1400 block of South Palomares Street when he was shot through a door on March 9. The suspect in the shooting, 38-year-old Isaias De Jesus Valencia, has been charged with murder in Casillas’ death, as well as the attempted murder of several other officers. Casillas, a 30-year-old husband and father […]

  • $455M Jackpot Powerball Drawing Held Saturday Night; Mega Millions Stakes Continue to Grow

    Many Californians were trying their luck on St. Patrick’s Day on the $455 million Powerball jackpot Saturday night, with the winnings in a Mega Millions prize that would be decided on Tuesday growing to $377 million. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News at 7 on March 17, 2018.

  • Two badly damaged cars are seen after a fire in Inglewood. (Credit: KTLA)

    Several Cars Destroyed in Suspicious Inglewood Fire; 1 Man Detained

    A man has been detained following a suspicious fire that scorched at least five vehicles parked outside an apartment complex in Inglewood early Friday morning. The fire began about 3 a.m. at the two-story apartment complex located in the 10200 block of South Doty Avenue. Firefighters arrived and quickly extinguished several vehicles that were fully involved with the fire, Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Art Jimenez said. A man who lives in the apartment said he called police after […]

  • Valencia High School in Placentia is seen in this file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    Social Media Threats Initially Connected to 2 O.C. High Schools Deemed Not Credible

    Social media threats initially thought to be related to Valencia High School and Yorba Linda High School in Orange County were deemed to be not credible by authorities. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on March 9, 2018.

  • A flooded out road with a stop sign as a large coastal storm bears down on the region on March 2, 2018 in Scituate, Massachusetts. (Credit: Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

    More Than 2,000 Flights Canceled as East Coast Braces for 2nd Nor’easter in a Week

    Intense bands of snow were whipping parts of the Northeast on Wednesday, threatening dangerous driving conditions and more power outages as the second nor’easter in a week hits the storm-weary East Coast. More than 50 million people from Maryland to Maine were under winter storm warnings and watches, just days after last weekend’s deadly “bomb cyclone.” More than 2,600 flights were canceled, according to FlightAware. Snowfall rates of 1 to 3 inches an hour were reported in much of New Jersey, […]

  • Screening technology is tested at Metro Center on March 6, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Metro Teams up With TSA to Test Passenger Screening System Meant to Detect Suicide Vests, Weapons

    Metro riders coming down the escalator into Metro Center station in downtown Los Angeles were scanned Tuesday by a new thermal imaging security system designed to detect suicide vests and weapons concealed close to the body. The portable passenger screening system was being tested as part of a partnership between L.A. County’s Metro and the federal Transportation Security Administration. Metro previously tested two other systems in August and December of last year as part of a pilot program to evaluate […]

  • Edwin Hernandez is seen in a photo at Lynwood City Hall. (Credit: KTLA)

    Woman Accuses Lynwood City Councilman of Sexual Harassment

    A Lynwood city employee has accused Councilman Edwin Hernandez, the former mayor pro tem, of sexually harassing her. In a news conference Thursday, the woman also alleged that nothing has been done she made the complaint more than two months ago. Erin Myers reports from Lynwood for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Feb. 22, 2018.

  • 10 Freeway Reopens After Fiery Fatal Crash; Incident Remains Under Investigation

    All lanes of the 10 Freeway in Rialto reopened Saturday, a day after a fiery crash that killed five people. The crash remains under investigation. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 17, 2018.

  • Santa Ana police released this booking photo of Eduardo Centeno.

    1-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Found Unresponsive at Santa Ana Motel; Mother’s Boyfriend Arrested: Police

    Update: Eduardo Centeno was released from the Santa Ana Jail on Feb. 25., according to inmate records.  A 1-year-old boy who was found unresponsive at a Santa Ana motel on Monday has died, and his mother’s boyfriend has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse, police said Tuesday. Officers were dispatched to the Royal Roman Motel, located at 1504 E. First St., shortly before 8 a.m. Monday after receiving a report of a baby not breathing, according to a Santa Ana […]