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


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    SoCal Preps For Super Bowl Showdown

    On the surface, New England vs. Atlanta may not sound like the sexiest Super Bowl matchup. But Sunday’s game has the potential to be explosive. With two high-octane offenses, Super Bowl LI has the makings of a shootout, and the final game of this NFL season could be its best. It also will be the sixth time in Super Bowl history that the league’s highest-scoring offense (Atlanta’s) will face the defense that allowed the least amount of points (New England’s). […]

  • A fire destroyed the landmark White House restaurant in Anaheim on Feb. 4, 2017. (Credit: OnScene TV)

    Anaheim White House Burns Down; Firefighters Investigating

    Anaheim White House Restaurant, a landmark in Anaheim, caught fire Saturday morning and firefighters are investigating the cause. Anaheim Fire and Rescue officials received a call of a commercial structure fire in the 800 block of South Anaheim Boulevard around 4:18 a.m. Approximately 40 firefighters from Anaheim, Orange City Fire Department, Garden Grove Fire Department and Fullerton Fire worked on extinguishing the heavy flames from the building’s roof. The aggressive fire was knocked down thirty minutes later but fire crews […]

  • U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr., left, and Steven Martinez, Assistant Director of the FBI in Los Angeles speak to reporters on Dec. 14, 2010, in Los Angeles during a press conference. (Credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Federal Judge in L.A., a Former Obama-Appointed U.S. Attorney, Orders Another Halt to Trump’s Travel Ban

    A federal judge in Los Angeles has added another legal challenge to President Trump’s controversial suspension of travel from a group of predominantly Muslim countries, issuing an emergency order that forbids government officials from enforcing the new rules. Using sweeping, unambiguous language, U.S. District Judge Andre Birotte Jr. on Tuesday night granted a temporary restraining order against the executive order Trump signed late last week. Birotte’s ruling came in a case hastily filed Tuesday on behalf of 28 Yemeni-born people. […]

  • An investigation was underway into a hit-and-run crash that left a man dead in Whittier on Jan. 30, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Killed in Whittier Hit-and-Run Was Dragged at Least 500 Feet After Crash, Police Say; Driver Sought

    A male bicyclist who was struck and killed in Whittier Monday morning by a female motorist was dragged hundreds of feet over the span of two streets before the driver sped away, leaving him to die in the middle of the road, police said. The deadly crash occurred in the 9100 block of Calmada Avenue around 7:30 a.m., according to Whittier Police Department Officer John Scoggins. After the collision, the victim was dragged between 500 to 800 feet across two […]

  • A tree fell on the morning of Jan. 28, 2017 in front of a home in Mission Hills. (Credit: KTLA)

    Windy Weather Causes Havoc Across Southland Communities

    The windy weather has caused damage across many communities in the Southland. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Jan. 28, 2017.

  • A car crashed into a home following a pursuit in Willowbrook on Jan. 23, 2017. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    Suspected DUI Driver Crashes Into Willowbrook Home; 2 in Custody, 1 Outstanding

    Two people are in custody and authorities are searching for a third person after a suspected DUI driver crashed into a home in the Willowbrook neighborhood of South Los Angeles Monday night. The incident began about 11:35 p.m. when deputies attempted to stop a suspected reckless DUI driver, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Sean Banks said. The car sped away before eventually losing control and crashing into a home in the 12000 block of South Main Street, Banks said. A couple […]

  • Roadways were slick with rain in Encino on Jan. 22, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Third Storm Brings Heavy Rains, Strong Winds and Flooding Concerns

    A third in a series of winter storms has started to move through Southern California Sunday, bringing heavy rains, strong winds and prompting evacuation orders in at least three burn areas, the National Weather Service reported. The storm could be the strongest to hit the Southern California since 2010, with Los Angeles County coastal and valley areas getting between 2 and 4 inches of rain, and the foothills up to 6 inches, the Los Angeles Times reported. Long Beach Airport […]

  • A pedestrian scurries across the street under her umbrella in downtown Los Angeles Friday morning. (Credit: Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)

    Second in Series of Storms Brings More Rain, Lower Snow Levels to SoCal; Flooding Causes Road Issues

    The second of three storms making their way across Southern California brought rain and snow to the region throughout the day Friday, and has promoted multiple road closures because of flooding. A flash flood warning was issued for the Sand, Sage ad Calgrove burn areas in Los Angeles County until 3:15 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service. In addition, a severe thunderstorm warning was issued f in Duarte or western Orange County, according to the weather service. The California incline has been […]

  • An attorney for the family of James Hall provided video showing Fontana police officers entering a store before fatally shooting Hall Nov. 22, 2015.

    ‘Do They Not Hold Any Value for His Life?’ Asks Sister of Man Shown in Video Being Fatally Shot by Fontana Police

    The attorney for the family of blind, mentally ill man killed by Fontana police released video this week of the man being fatally shot after a group of officers confront him in a gas station convenience store. The killing of 47-year-old James Hall happened before dawn Nov. 22, 2015, at a Chevron station at Sierra and Slover avenues. Police said at the time that officers were called to the store for a report of an armed robbery in progress, and […]