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

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  • A fire destroyed a downtown Los Angeles smoking materials shop on Sept. 12, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Smoking Materials Shop Destroyed in Downtown L.A. Fire

    A smoking materials shop was destroyed during a fire in downtown Los Angeles Monday night, fire officials said. The incident was reported about 8 p.m. in the 300 block of East Third Street at a 100-year-old two-story building housing “Smoke Tokes,” according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The blaze appears to have started on the first floor and quickly spread to the second floor and through the roof, said Deputy Chief Phillip Fligiel. Aerial video from Sky5 showed flames shooting […]

  • Pomona police investigate a road rage incident that occurred on Sept. 11, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Man Sought in Pomona Road Rage Shooting; No Injuries Reported

    A man is being sought in connection with a road rage shooting incident in Pomona, officials said. The incident was reported about 7:25 p.m. Sunday and five people were in the SUV that was shot at. The driver of the SUV and the suspect apparently were involved in a “mutual road rage incident” in the area of Washington and Kingsley avenues, when the victim followed the suspect to Clark Avenue and Pasadena Street, police said. The suspect then pulled over, got out […]

  • A memorial honoring those who died on 9/11 is on display at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Sept. 11, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Pepperdine University Honors Victims of 9/11 During Annual Waves of Flags Display

    Students, staff and members of the Pepperdine University community are gathered to honor those who died on Sept. 11, 2001 during their annual “Waves of Flags” display. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Sept. 11, 2016.

  • Construction crews work along the 91 Freeway near Green River Road in the Corona area in 2015 amid ongoing work as part of the 91 Project. (Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

    91 Freeway Road Projects to Cause Weekend Lane Closures in Riverside, Orange Counties

    Separate road projects that require lane closures on the eastbound 91 Freeway in Orange and Riverside Counties are expected to cause problems for weekend drivers, with work beginning Friday night. For the Riverside County work, motorists are urged to avoid the 91 Freeway in the Corona area or use the eastbound 60 Freeway to the southbound 15 Freeway to access the 91. The Riverside County closures are: A full closure of eastbound 91 Freeway at the connector with the 15 […]

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    Former LAUSD Dropouts Share Stories of Perseverance on Annual Student Recovery Day

    Since 2008, the Los Angeles Unified School District has helped nearly 5,000 dropouts return to the classroom. Erin Myers reports from Hollywood for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Sept. 9, 2016.    

  • A sign in front of Indian Hills Elementary School in Jurupa Valley is seen in this file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    Unconfirmed Leprosy Diagnosis for 2 Students at Jurupa Valley School Prompts Letter to Parents

    An unconfirmed diagnosis of Hansen’s disease, also known as leprosy, found in two elementary school students in Jurupa Valley prompted school district officials to send a letter home to parents last week. The letter, dated Sept. 1, was posted to the Jurupa Unified School District’s Facebook page and warned that two students from Indian Hills Elementary School were reported to have leprosy, although the diagnosis had not been confirmed by health department officials. “In an abundance of caution, administration wanted to […]

  • Snoop Dogg performs at the Labor Day at Working Californians’ Fifth Annual Labor Day Music Festival in Exposition Park on Sept. 5, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Snoop Dogg Takes the Stage, Headlines Labor Day Music Festival at Expo Park

    More than 50 Southern California labor organizations gathered on Monday to celebrate Labor Day with Snoop Dogg, Los Lonely Boys and other music artists at the Working Californians: Fifth Annual Labor Day Music Festival. The festival, held every year in Exposition Park, benefits working men, women and families. Snoop Dogg told KTLA he wanted to give fans a special acknowledgment and celebration for their hard work. “When you put in those hours and you just work so hard and you never get a […]

  • An image of footage from Nocturnal Wonderland in San Bernardino on Sept. 4, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    More Than 250 People Arrested at Nocturnal Wonderland in San Bernardino

    More than 250 people were arrested and three people hospitalized during the first two days of a Labor Day weekend electronic music festival in San Bernardino County. On Friday, the first night of the three-day Nocturnal Wonderland rave, 111 people were arrested during security screening at the entrance to the San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Six were arrested for being younger than 18 and one person was arrested on suspicion of driving […]

  • Traffic makes its way along Interstate 80 on July 1, 2015, in Berkeley, California. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Experts Share Travel Tips for a Smooth Ride Throughout Labor Day Weekend

    Labor Day Weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year. Low gas prices are expected to keep local freeways flowing with motorists from all over enjoying the holiday weekend. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Sept.  3, 2016.