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

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  • Traffic is jammed on the upper level for departing travelers at LAX on a Friday morning in May. (Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

    Pro-ISIS Group Threatens LAX Attack; Security on Alert, but Officials Question Credibility of Threat

    A pro-Islamic State group’s Twitter account was used to make threats against Los Angeles International Airport and two other world airports. But law enforcement sources said they have no specific intelligence that deems the threat credible. The account identified and publicized by the SITE Intelligence Group warns of threatened attacks on planes “flying from (London’s) Heathrow (Airport) to the US” during the July 4 holiday weekend and warned  that “there will be a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK Airports. SITE […]

  • Brian Hull, critically injured in a June 30, 2016, hit-and-run, is shown in a photo provided by his family.

    Man, 28, in ICU After Hit-and-Run Crash in South L.A.

    A 28-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition Friday after a hit-and-run driver sent him flying into the air at a South Los Angeles intersection the previous afternoon. The victim was struck as he walked in a crosswalk just after 4:30 p.m. at Broadway and 89th Street, according to Sgt. Philip Ybarra with the Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division. Brian Hull was identified as the victim by his mother, Latanya Hull, and brother, who spoke to KTLA. After his […]

  • Fire engulfs homes along South Kelso Valley Road, in Weldon on June 24, 2016. (Credit: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

    Remains Found, 150 Structures Destroyed in 57-Square-Mile Kern County Wildfire; 10 percent Containment Reached

    A deadly wildfire in the Lake Isabella area of Kern County that has burned down some 150 structures and was threatening some 1,500 others may have claimed another life as firefighters frantically worked Saturday to contain the out-of-control inferno. The so-called Erskine Fire was 10 percent contained by Saturday night,  according to a tweet from Cal Fire Chief of Public Information Daniel Berlant. Earlier in the day, officials announced that it had gone from 5 percent containment Friday to 0 percent containment […]

  • A fire broke out at a commercial building in Orange on June 26, 2016. (Credit: OnScene TV)

    Investigation Underway After Fire Tears Through Commercial Building in Orange

    Firefighters were mopping up Sunday morning after a fire that ripped through a commercial building in the city of Orange. Erin Myers reports from Orange for the KTLA 5 Morning News on June 26, 2016.

  • Multiple animals were killed after a fire tore through a ranch in Montebello on June 19, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    10 Horses Die After Fire Erupts at Montebello Stable

    Ten horses died in a fire that broke out just after midnight Sunday at a Montebello stable, authorities said. About 80 firefighters from four departments responded to the fire on the 300 block of Bluff Road and knocked down the blaze in about two hours, said Montebello Fire Department Battalion Chief Richard Fredrickson. “We lost about 20,000 square feet of stable and 10 horses,” Fredrickson said. The stable, which appeared to rent spaces for local horse owners, was largely consumed by the fire, […]

  • Extreme heat was expected to hit Southern California just in time for the official start of summer on June 20, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Southern California Forecast: Weekend Heat Wave to Give Way to Warmest Temps Monday

    A sweltering heat wave will broil Southern California this weekend and early next week, prompting heat alerts and excessive-heat watches for some areas, according to the National Weather Service. “It will be very hot,” said Joe Sirard, a meteorologist with the service. “People should limit their time outside during the day.” So how hot will it get? Temperatures in downtown Los Angeles are expected to climb from the mid-80s Saturday to the mid-90s by Sunday, while triple-digit temperatures are on tap […]

  • People hold a vigil in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2016, in reaction to the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. (Credit: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

    Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History: 50 Dead, 53 Injured After Attack in Orlando Gay Nightclub

    An American-born man who’d pledged allegiance to ISIS gunned down 50 people early Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the deadliest mass shooting in the United States and the nation’s worst terror attack since 9/11, authorities said. * The gunman, Omar Mateen, 29, of Fort Pierce, Florida, was interviewed by the FBI in 2013 and 2014 but was not found to be a threat, the FBI said. * Mateen called 911 during the attack to pledge allegiance to ISIS […]

  • A banner announces the dates of the 2016 L.A. Pride festival in West Hollywood. (Credit: KTLA)

    Second Day of 46th Annual L.A. Pride Festival Gets Underway in West Hollywood

    The second day of the 46th Annual L.A. Pride festival was underway Saturday in West Hollywood. The festivities, which include live music, food vendors and an arcade, began at 2 p.m. and tickets are $35. A free parade is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Sunday. San Vicente Boulevard from Melrose Avenue to Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed until Monday, and Santa Monica Boulevard from Fairfax Avenue to Doheny Drive and surrounding streets will be closed from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. […]

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    Man Shot at Dallas Love Field Airport After Domestic Disturbance: Police

    Officers shot a man involved in a domestic disturbance outside the Dallas Love Field airport terminal after he rushed one of them, a police spokesman said Friday. A father was throwing rocks at the mother of his children outside the baggage claim area, Assistant Police Chief Randy Blankenbaker told reporters. An officer who responded was able to move the woman away, “but the individual came toward him again, and so he discharged his weapon a number of times,” Blankenbaker said. […]