Hawken Miller is a spring 2018 intern with the KTLA digital team.

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  • A deer is seen trotting across a roadway where it was shot on Sept. 14, 2017. (Credit: Robyn and Chuck Tapert)

    Man Pleads No Contest to Illegal Killing of Deer in Monrovia Neighborhood

    A man charged with illegally killing a deer with a bow and arrow in Monrovia in September entered a no contest plea Tuesday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. As part of the plea deal, 34-year-old Michael Rodriguez was sentenced to three years of summary probation and 30 days of community service for one misdemeanor count of possessing fish or wildlife taken unlawfully, a DA’s office news release stated. Rodriguez will be prohibited from hunting during the three-year […]

  • Cal Fire Arrests Man Who Allegedly Set 13 Fires in 30 Minutes Near Near Diamond Valley Lake

    Cal Fire law enforcement officers have arrested an arson suspect linked to 13 fires that were set within a half-hour near Diamond Valley Lake in Riverside County. Timothy Jordan Boone, 32, is accused of setting nine wildland fires and four property fires within the boundaries of Diamond Valley Lake Recreational Area on March 2, Cal Fire announced Tuesday. Cal Fire law enforcement officers linked Boone to the fires and were able to apprehend him on the same day with assistance […]

  • Paul Lopez is shown in a photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on March 13, 2018.

    Agoura Hills Day Care Owner Arrested on Suspicion of Lewd Acts With a Child

    The owner of an Agoura Hills day care facility that cares for children age 4 and under has been arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with a minor, authorities announced Tuesday. Paul Lopez, 72, was arrested on March 7. He owns and operates the Small Wonder Academy, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release. The facility has been in existence for several years and provides services to children between age 3 months and 4 years, the Sheriff’s Department said. […]

  • A Los Angeles County sheriff's vehicle that advertises for recruits is parked in the parking lot of the Maywood Police Department as deputies make plans to take over the facility on June 23, 2010. (Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

    Former LASD Recruit Charged With Robbing ATM While Working as Brinks Truck Driver

    A Brinks truck driver and former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department recruit has been charged with stealing cash he was delivering to a Wells Fargo ATM in Newhall, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Julio Cesar Jimenez of Santa Clarita was charged with grand theft, vandalism over $400, and arson of property, according to a news release from the DA’s office. All three charges are felonies, and Jimenez could face more than five years in prison if […]

  • 24-year-old Kodie Dylan Hitchcock was arrested by police in Anaheim home after leading them on a hourslong search.

    Suspect Who Fled Buena Park Police Arrested After Hourslong Search in Anaheim Residential Neighborhood

    A police chase that started in Buena Park led to a nearly nine-hour manhunt in Anaheim that ultimately resulted in the arrest of a suspect early Wednesday, authorities said. The pursuit began about 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, when Buena Park Police Department officers attempted to stop a vehicle that they suspected was related to a theft they were investigating. From La Palma Avenue and Stanton Avenue, police chased the vehicle into a residential area of Anaheim a couple of miles away, […]

  • L.A. Mayor Touts New Speed Limits on 146 Miles of City Streets as Part of Push to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced changes to posted speed limits throughout L.A. at a news conference Wednesday morning as a component of his effort to eliminate traffic deaths in the city. Under state law, the city can’t issue tickets to drivers for speeding on streets that haven’t been surveyed by traffic engineers to find the average speed. Surveys on many streets expired more than a decade ago, but now they’ve been updated by the city Department of Transportation, the […]

  • Catalina Underwater Beach Cleanup Raises Money for USC’s Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies

    Volunteer divers collected trash in Avalon’s harbor Saturday morning in an underwater cleanup, which raised money for the University of Southern California’s environmental studies institute, according to a university spokesperson. Around 500 people turned out for the 37th Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup to raise money for the Wrigley Institute of Environmental Studies, said Jim Key, a university spokesperson. Divers brought in about two tons of trash, he said. “If there’s anything about divers, they’re great people,” volunteer Richard Sjoberg said […]

  • Light snow blankets the Grapevine area early Saturday morning on Feb. 24, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Cold Snap Brings Record-Breaking Temperatures Across Southern California

    A cold snap set record-breaking temperatures across Southern California Saturday. Forecasters reported a low of 15 degrees in Lancaster early Saturday, breaking the 20-degree record set in 1955. Burbank saw temperatures dip to 35 degrees, a degree cooler than the record set in 1942. Long Beach hit 40 degrees on Saturday as well, tying its 2007 record. Record Low Temps Set On February 24, 2018 Stn New Old -Year Long Beach 40 40-2007, Burbank 35 36-1942, Lancaster 15 20-1955, Camarillo […]

  • ‘Coco’ Day Declared in Los Angeles, Will Honor Academy Award-Nominated Pixar Movie

    A Los Angeles city councilman has declared Tuesday “‘Coco’ Day in L.A.” in honor of the 2017 animated film. Gil Cedillo planned to make the announcement at City Hall in downtown L.A. Tuesday morning along with Lee Unkrich, the film’s director, and Anthony Gonzelez, who voiced the film’s 12-year-old protagonist. Other cast members scheduled to attend the ceremony include Gabriel Iglesias and Renee Victor. Mariachi Divas is slated to perform two songs from the film, “Un Poco Loco” and the […]