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John A. Moreno is a web producer with KTLA 5 News.

From 2003 to 2012, he worked at Los Angeles Wave Newspapers as a copy editor, reporter and digital managing editor.


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  • Power lines are seen in this file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    Utility Crews Work to Restore Power to Thousands of Customers Across SoCal

    Utility crews Wednesday morning were working to restore power to thousands of Southern Californians as forecasters predicted slight relief from a heat wave that has gripped the region in recent days. Among those without power as of 6 a.m. were 2,509 Southern California Edison customers in four counties, including 634¬† in Alhambra and 628 in Palm Springs, according to SCE. Los Angeles Department of Water Power reported that 497 customers had no electricity in the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of […]

  • A SWAT team responded and a standoff ensued after a gunman shot at an ice cream truck in San Bernardino on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2014, authorities said. (Credit: Newspro News)

    San Bernardino Standoff Ends; Man in Custody After Allegedly Shooting at Ice Cream Truck, Police Officers

    An hourslong standoff ended Sunday night when a San Bernardino house erupted in flames and police took into custody a man who had allegedly shot at an ice cream truck and officers, officials said. Officers responded about 3 p.m. Sunday to the 700 block of West 19th Street (map) after multiple callers reported shots fired, authorities said. Several children had been in line at the ice cream truck when the man, described as a military veteran in his 50s or […]

  • Firefighters battled a massive fire at a pallet yard in Fontana on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (Credit: John Casper)

    Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze at Pallet Yard in Fontana

    Firefighters on Sunday night were battling a massive blaze at a 10-acre pallet yard in Fontana, officials said. A caller reported the three-alarm fire at 9:50 p.m. in the 13800 block of Slover Avenue, said Tracy Martinez, spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County Fire Department. There was a danger that the flames might spread to nearby homes or vegetation, Martinez said. There were no immediate reports of injuries. The cause of the blaze was unknown.

  • A boy died after being pulled from a pool at a home in North Hollywood on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, authorities said. (Credit: KTLA)

    Toddler Dies After Being Found in Pool at North Hollywood Home, Authorities Say

    A toddler died Sunday afternoon after being pulled from a residential pool in North Hollywood and rushed to a hospital in grave condition, authorities said. Officers received a “critical missing” call about 3:17 p.m. and responded within minutes to a home in the 5900 block of Craner Avenue (map), said Lt. Brian Morrison of the Los Angeles Police Department. The boy was pulseless and not breathing when he was found in the pool at the home, according to the Los […]

  • A map shows the approximate location of a magnitude-3.1 earthquake that struck Riverside County on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (Credit: USGS)

    Magnitude-3.1 Earthquake Strikes Near San Jacinto in Riverside County: USGS

    A magnitude-3.1 earthquake struck near San Jacinto in Riverside County on Sunday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The shallow temblor, which hit at 3:16 p.m., was centered 3 miles north of Hemet and 5 miles northwest of Valle Vista, according to the Geological Survey. Its depth was measured at 8 miles. KTLA viewers reported feeling the quake in Moreno Valley, Menifee, Winchester and Perris. In the immediate aftermath of the earthquake, several residents posted their reactions on social media. […]

  • An SUV crashed into a bedroom of a Santa Ana home on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (Credit: Orange County Fire Authority)

    Driver Injured After SUV Slams Into Home in Santa Ana; Homeowner Unscathed

    The driver of an SUV was injured Saturday when he drove through a low cinder-block wall and slammed into a home in Santa Ana, authorities said. A resident inside the house was unscathed. The Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling northbound in the 1400 block of Euclid Street (map) about 4 p.m. when the crash occurred, said Capt. Steve Concialdi of the Orange County Fire Department. The vehicle, driven by an unidentified man in his late teens, came to a stop inside […]

  • A body was discovered in the trunk of a vehicle outside a Wal-Mart in Riverside on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, police said. (Credit: KTLA)

    Body Found in Trunk of Car at Riverside Walmart; Investigation Underway

    A woman found a man’s body in the trunk of her car Saturday after pulling into the parking lot of a Walmart in Riverside and noticing a foul odor, authorities said. Officers responded to the location, in the 5000 block of Van Buren Boulevard (map), after receiving a call at 4:42 p.m., said Lt. Julian Hutzler of the Riverside Police Department. The body was in the trunk of a 1999 Lexus. Robbery-homicide detectives and an evidence technician were also summoned […]

  • The driver of a van fled on foot after colliding with a pickup truck in the Burbank area on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, police said. (Credit: KTLA)

    Driver Flees on Foot After 2-Vehicle Crash in Burbank Area; Passenger Injured

    A passenger suffered severe¬†injuries and a driver fled on foot when the van in which they were riding collided with a pickup truck Saturday night at an intersection in the Burbank area, authorities said. The incident occurred about 7:10 p.m. at Sherman Way and Vineland Avenue, near Bob Hope Airport (map), said Sgt. Robert White of the Los Angeles Police Department. The van’s driver, described by witnesses as a Hispanic man in his 40s, exited the vehicle and fled northbound […]

  • A man was in grave condition after being shot in San Bernardino on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, police said. (Google Maps)

    Man in Grave Condition After Being Shot in San Bernardino

    A man was in grave condition Saturday night after being shot in San Bernardino, authorities said. Officers responded about 5:55 p.m. to call reporting shots heard in the 1600 block of East Gould Street (map), said Sgt. David Carlson of the San Bernardino Police Department. The location is in a residential area, less than half a mile north of the 10 Freeway. The officers found the man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was then transported to a hospital. Homicide […]