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

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  • Gusty winds helped spread a small brush fire in San Bernardino on April 16, 2016. (Credit: Newspro News)

    Strong Winds Prompt Fire Concerns in SoCal

    Strong winds will continue to be a problem Saturday morning across the Southland, raising the fire danger and putting firefighters on alert. Erin Myers reports from San Bernardino for the KTLA 5 Morning News on April 16, 2016.

  • Dark clouds loom over downtown Los Angeles on Monday morning. (Credit: Megan Garvey / Los Angeles Times)

    Flash Flood Watch Issued for Recent Burn Areas in L.A., Ventura Counties Ahead of Rainfall

    A flash flood watch was issued for recent burn areas in Los Angeles and Ventura counties on Saturday as showers were expected to move over southwest California throughout the day and into Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Widespread showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms were anticipated, and by 7:30 a.m. rain began to fall across Santa Barbara and western San Fernando Valley. Showers will become “numerous” on Saturday, the weather service warned. Precipitation levels were expected to reach .33 […]

  • Police investigate an officer-involved shooting in Pasadena on April 8, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Officer Shoots, Critically Injures Man Who Allegedly Opened Fire in Pasadena; 2 People Sought

    A Pasadena police officer shot and critically injured a man who allegedly opened fire following a traffic stop in which two others fled on Friday, officials said. The incident began when police spotted the “suspicious vehicle” with several occupants inside in the area of Marengo Avenue and Orange Grove Boulevard about 9 a.m., according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. It was unclear why they deemed the car “suspicious.” Officers followed the vehicle and conducted […]

  • A man and woman died after a house fire broke out in Hyde Park on April 7, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Mother, Adult Son Found Dead After Fire Burns Through Hyde Park Home

    A mother and her adult son were both pronounced dead Thursday morning after being found inside a burning home in Hyde Park. The fire was reported about 1:40 a.m. at a two-story home in the 4200 block of West 62nd Street, according to an alert from the Los Angeles Fire Department. Neighbors described hearing popping noises and called 911 when they saw the fire. During the firefight, emergency responders on the second story of the home found a woman on […]

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    UCLA Students Hold Dance Marathon for a Good Cause

    UCLA held a dance marathon this weekend to raise money for the Pediatric AIDS Coalition. Erin Myers reports from Westwood for the KTLA 5 Morning News on April 3, 2016. Click here for more information and to donate. 

  • The Exxon Mobil refinery is seen in a file photo. (Credit: Google Maps)

    Residents Express Concerns Over Torrance Refinery Resuming Operations

    The South Coast Air Quality Management District will hold a public hearing on Saturday to determine if the Exxon Mobile refinery in Torrance can fully resume its operations. But many residents don’t want that happen amid health concerns. KTLA’s Erin Myers reports from Torrance for the KTLA 5 Morning News on April 2, 2016.

  • Deputies in East L.A. were searching for a hammer-wielding man on March 31, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Hammer-Wielding Assailant Sought in Two Brutal, Unprovoked Attacks in East Los Angeles

    Two people were violently assaulted by a man wielding a hammer-type weapon in apparently unprovoked attacks hours apart in East Los Angeles, authorities said Thursday. The first incident occurred last Friday in the 1400 block of South Bonnie Breach Place. The attacker walked up to an elderly man and “without any warning or provocation” struck him a single time with the weapon, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The man fell to the ground; […]

  • A child rides a scooter over a broken sidewalk on Saturn Street in Los Angeles in 2013.  (Credit: Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times)

    L.A. City Council Backs Plan to Fix Sidewalks, Then Hand Off Responsibility for Future Repairs to Homeowners

    The Los Angeles City Council threw its support Tuesday behind a plan to fix broken and buckled sidewalks across the city, then gradually hand off responsibility for future repairs to property owners — a idea known as “fix and release.” City attorneys are now supposed to draft a new ordinance that would put the plan in motion, including rolling back a decades-old rule that put the city on the hook for sidewalks ruptured by street trees. Los Angeles leaders have […]

  • Two people were killed when a driver allegedly ran a red light and crashed into another car in San Bernardino on March 28, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Pursuit Driver ID’d in Fatal Crash That Also Killed Innocent Father of 2 in San Bernardino

    Officials on Tuesday identified the driver who led police on a short pursuit in San Bernardino and then crashed into another vehicle, killing himself and an innocent father of two. The incident began when the driver of a Honda refused to yield to a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department deputy during an attempted traffic stop near La Cadena Drive and Mount Vernon Avenue in Colton early Monday morning. The deputy began to pursue the driver, but ended the chase after […]