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

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    Talk-Show Producer Arrested in Connection With Death of Her Sister Who Was Deaf, Partially Blind

    Television producer Jill Blackstone was released from custody Wednesday after her arrest in connection to the death of her deaf, partially blind sister, authorities said. About 12:40 p.m. Saturday, the Los Angeles Fire Department was called to a home in the 12000 block of Landale Street in Studio City, said Los Angeles police Lt. Bob Toledo. Blackstone’s sister Wendy Blackstone, 49, was found unconscious in an enclosed garage where carbon monoxide had filled the room, Toledo said. A dead animal […]

  • Ryan Elliott Giroux, 41, is picture in a booking photo from a previous arrest. (Credit: Mesa Police Department)

    Alleged Gunman Sought in Deadly Shooting Spree in Mesa, Arizona in Custody

    The suspect who fatally shot one man and wounded five others in Mesa, Arizona, is in custody and talking to investigators, authorities said Wednesday. Ryan Elliot Giroux, 41, was being questioned Wednesday evening, Detective Esteban Flores of the Mesa Police Department said. He has an extensive criminal background, Flores said. A spokesman for Banner Medical Center told CNN that Giroux was brought in by police, treated and released at 2:30 p.m. local time. One of the victims who was wounded […]

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    L.A. Marathon Runners Warned of Excessive Heat

    Possibly record-breaking heat surpassing 90 degrees was expected the weekend of the L.A. Marathon. Click here to watch KTLA’s live coverage of the L.A. Marathon.

  • Firefighters responded to a house fire in Altadena on Saturday, March 7, 2015. (Credit: OnScene)

    Mother, Son Die in Altadena House Fire; 2 Others Injured

    A woman and her adult son died and two others were injured Saturday night after a fire broke out at a home in Altadena, officials said. The fire was reported at 10:17 p.m. at a house in the 2400 block of Holliston Avenue (map), according to Capt. Brian Jordan of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. News video showed the single-story structure engulfed in flames, and thick black smoke emanating from windows and doorways, before firefighters extinguished the blaze about […]

  • Big Bear officials touted "amazing" skiing and snowboarding conditions after snowfall on March 1, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Winter Storm Brings Snow, ‘Amazing’ Conditions to Big Bear

    Skiers and snowboarders were told to expect “amazing” conditions at Big Bear Sunday as a winter storm was predicted to continue dropping snow, rain and hail across Southern California. Snow totals in the mountains were likely to be “quite variable due to the showery nature of precipitation,” according to the National Weather Service‘s winter weather advisory. In Big Bear, about an inch of natural snow had fallen as of Sunday morning with more expected as the day progressed, said Dustin […]

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    Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Rain, Cold to Southern California This Weekend

    A winter storm moving into Southern California Saturday was expected to bring cooler weather, rain, snow and gusty winds to the area through Monday. The heaviest precipitation was forecast to hit Saturday afternoon through the following afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, noting it could bring an inch or more of rain to eastern mountains in the region. A winter storm watch was in effect for the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura counties starting Saturday afternoon. It was […]

  • Traffic was backed up outside of Lake Arrowhead on Highway 18 on Dec. 30, 2014.  (Credit: KTLA)

    Storm Approaching SoCal Could Bring Snow Levels Down to 3,500 Feet; Travel Warnings Issued

    A storm moving down the West Coast into Southern California on Friday was expected to bring cooler temperatures, gusty winds, and rain in the valleys and snow at higher elevations, prompting authorities to warn drivers about potential hazards on mountain roadways. The heaviest precipitation was expected Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which said there was a slight chance of thunderstorms beginning Saturday afternoon. Snow levels could drop as low as 3,500 feet in area […]

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    Driver Being Sought in Fatal Street Racing Hit-and-Run in Chatsworth ID’d by LAPD

    Police identified a 21-year-old man as the suspected driver who lost control of a modified Ford Mustang during an illegal street race and plowed into a crowd of spectators, leaving two dead and one injured in Chatsworth early Thursday. Henry Michael Gevorgyan was being sought by Los Angeles police in connection with the crash that occurred just after 2 a.m. in the 21400 block of Plummer Street (map). Gevorgyan was allegedly racing another vehicle westbound on Plummer Street from Canoga Avenue when he […]

  • Thousands of teachers from throughout the L.A. Unified School District rally in downtown's Grand Park on Feb. 26 to press for contract demands. (Credit: Los Angeles Times)

    Teachers Union Rally in Downtown L.A. Draws Thousands in Call for Contract Demands

    The sign hanging around Luis Blazer’s neck listed the reason he was standing outside with thousands of teachers Thursday evening, calling on the country’s second-largest school district to accept the demands of United Teachers Los Angeles. Blazer has 45 students in his ninth-grade algebra class at Rancho Dominguez Preparatory School, a number he said is too high for him to effectively do his job. “Class size is the main reason I’m here,” Blazer said. “If you have 54 minutes of class time and you have […]