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  • Moreno Valley Residents Planned to Rally Against Public Officials

    Update: About 20 volunteers gathered Monday at a Moreno Valley gas station as part of a campaign to recall city council members, according to a volunteer with the recall effort. The Chevron station, located at 14025 Moreno Beach Drive, has served as the group’s main location due to its high visibility and it’s a “main drive to get into town,” small business owner Yvonne Redmon said Tuesday. The Concerned Citizens of Moreno Valley Advocacy Group would not reveal how many signatures […]

  • Father Allegedly Killed His Wife and 5-Year-Old Daughter

    A family member on Monday identified the victims in a double homicide in Hemet and said the suspect was the father of the 5-year-old victim and the husband of the other. Joanna Lopez, 36, and Mia Lopez, 5, were found shot to death on Saturday night, according to Annie Copado, who said the older victim was her daughter. Joanna’s husband and Mia’s father, Johnny Lopez, a 33-year-old man from Hemet, was arrested Sunday and was believed to be responsible for the double […]

  • Police Resolve Granada Hills Tenant Dispute

    Police responded to a call about a tenant dispute in Granada Hills neighborhood on Monday morning. The incident reportedly involved a mentally unstable person and occurred on the 16000 block of Lahey Street near Gaynor Avenue, north of the 118 freeway. Initial reports that one of the men was armed were inaccurate.

  • President Obama Honors 107-Year-Old Veteran In Washington, D.C.

    A 107-year-old man believed to be the oldest veteran in the country was honored by President Obama on Monday. Richard Overton of Texas served in the Pacific during World War II nearly 70 years ago. On Monday, he had breakfast with the president and Vice President Joe Biden in Washington. Overton still drives, cuts his own grass at age 107 and has a 90-year-old girlfriend. He claims to drink whiskey with his morning coffee and says he smokes cigars everyday. […]

  • L.A. County D.U.I. Arrests Fall This Holiday Season

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Arrests for driving under the influence are down in Los Angeles County this holiday season. The Sheriff’s Department is reporting around 1,800 arrests after more than 2,200 were made last year. Statewide arrests increased, however. The California Highway Patrol said 1,170 DUI arrests were recorded between December 21 and 25, compared with 980 in the same period in 2011. The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting extra D.U.I. checkpoints and patrols on Monday night. If […]

  • Silver Lake, Echo Park See Rash of Burglaries – Mary Beth McDade Reports

    A string of burglaries have occurred in recent weeks in Silver Lake and Echo Park, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Mary Beth McDade reports from Echo Park for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013.

  • Echo Park, Silver Lake Hit With Rash of Burglaries

    Echo Park and Silver Lake have been hit with a rash a burglaries that has residents concerned. One man caught on security video is believed to be responsible for several burglaries over the past three weeks in Echo Park. Those break-ins have occurred in areas around Temple Street and East Kensington Road. The burglar, described as a Latino between 16 and 22 years old and weighing 150 pounds, removes screens from windows to break into homes at night while residents […]

  • Palmdale Family Enjoys Surprise Homecoming From Airman

    Six-year-old Joseph Bonner cried frequently in school. He struggled through tears to write his ABCs. He broke down on the playground. He wept when his pencil broke. He could barely get through a school day, his mother and teacher said. The typically calm, quiet boy missed his father. For the last six months, Air Force Master Sgt. James Bonner has been in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on an unexpected deployment, his first in nine years. Joseph couldn’t quite understand why his […]

  • LAX Dry Ice Suspect Appears In Court – Carolyn Costello Reports

    Dry ice was allegedly used by an airport employee to create small explosive devices planted at Los Angeles International Airport. Often used by caterers to keep food cool, dry ice now must be stored in a warehouse area, LAX police said. Carolyn Costello reports from LAX for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013.