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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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    1 Year After Fatal LAX Shooting, Officers’ Union Says Security Gaps Remain

    One year after a gunman shot and killed a TSA officer and wounded three other people at Los Angeles International Airport, the union that represents the facility’s police officers and firefighters said few safety improvements have been made and that the likelihood of a similar incident is high. “No other airport in this country has split policing like LAX’s dangerously disjointed model of having” airport police supplemented by LAPD officers, the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association said Thursday in […]

  • A man in a vehicle was fatally shot on a street in Montclair on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, police said. (Credit: Google Maps)

    2 Men Arrested in Fatal Montclair Car-to-Car Shooting

    Two men have been arrested in connection with a car-to-car shooting in Montclair that left one man dead, police announced Thursday. Sergio Ygnacio Vidrio, 24, and Oscar Lopez, 26, were taken into custody Wednesday after officers responded to a call and found a vehicle that possibly matched the description of the one involved in the shooting, the Montclair Police Department said in a statement. The incident occurred about 5 p.m. Tuesday in the 4500 block of Canoga Street (map), according […]

  • Los Angeles Police Department officers responded to Hollenbeck Park in Boyle Heights after a woman was allegedly robbed, carjacked and kidnapped on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. She was rescued without incident after a lengthy pursuit, police said. (Credit: KTLA)

    Pursuit Ends in Bloomington After Kidnapping, Carjacking in Boyle Heights, Police Say

    A 24-year-old man was taken into custody Thursday morning after allegedly robbing, carjacking and kidnapping a woman in Boyle Heights and leading police on a pursuit that ended about 50 miles away in Bloomington, authorities said. The suspect, identified Thursday afternoon as Ivan Zamora, was being held on suspicion of kidnapping for robbery, Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Michael Morrisseau said. The incident began about 1 a.m. when a man armed with a semi-automatic weapon approached a man and woman at […]

  • Officer Shaun Diamond was a 16-year veteran of law enforcement. (Credit: Pomona Police Department)

    Pomona SWAT Officer Killed While Serving Search Warrant Remembered as ‘Hero’

    A Pomona Police Department SWAT officer has died after being shot by a known gang member while serving a search warrant at a home in San Gabriel, officials announced early Wednesday morning. “It is with a heavy heart that we must deliver the news” of Officer Shaun Diamond’s death, the Police Department said in a statement. Diamond, 45, was one of 14 SWAT officers who participated in a multi-agency operation early Tuesday morning at a home in the 100 block […]

  • A Los Angeles parking sign is seen in a file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    New Film Incentives Prompt Need for More Street Closure Signs, Funds: LADOT

    With new film incentives expected to bring more productions to the streets of Los Angeles in 2015, more temporary no-parking signs will be needed — along with additional funds to pay for them and workers to handle installations,  officials said. The city spends $9.5 million annually on more than 558,000 temporary signs, about 52 percent of which are for filming projects, according to a memo written by Department of Transportation General Manager Jon Kirk Mukri and addressed to the City […]

  • Michael Miller, owner of the Los Angeles College Preparatory Academy, was arrested on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (Photo via Los Angeles Police Department)

    Basketball Coach Charged With Secretly Videotaping Players in Bathroom

    The proprietor of a private Los Angeles basketball academy has been arrested after several of his players reported secretly being recorded on video in his residential bathroom, authorities announced Tuesday. Michael Miller was taken into custody Monday following an 11-month investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department Juvenile Division’s Sexually Exploited Child Unit, according to a news release. Although detectives had been informed that minors may have been involved in the alleged incidents, it was determined during the investigation that […]

  • Alfredo Miguel Aquino, a 20-year-old resident of Anaheim, left, and Ricardo Cruz, 19, of Buena Park, were charged with murder in the death of Ximena Meza, police said. (Credit: Anaheim Police Department)

    2 Charged With Murder, Street Terrorism in Shooting Death of 9-Year-Old Anaheim Girl

    Two gang members were formally charged Tuesday in the death of a 9-year-old girl who was shot last week while playing with friends in front of her Anaheim home, officials said. Alfredo Miguel Aquino, 20, of Anaheim, and Ricardo Cruz, 19, of Buena Park, were each charged with murder, street terrorism and weapons charges, all felonies, according to a news release from the Orange County district attorney’s office. They are accused in the fatal shooting of Ximena Meza, who died […]

  • One person was killed and five others injured in a suspected DUI crash in Santa Ana on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, police said. ( HD)

    Suspected DUI Crash in Santa Ana Leaves Teenager Dead, 5 Injured

    A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and DUI following a multi-vehicle crash in Santa Ana that left an 18-year-old man dead and five others injured, authorities announced Sunday. Herbert Granados Calderon was driving on a suspended license at the time of the collision, according to a statement from the Santa Ana Police Department. His license had previously been suspended for driving under the influence, the statement said. Officers responded about 9:21 p.m. Saturday to the […]

  • A motorcyclist was killed in a crash at an intersection in Burbank on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (Credit: Google Maps)

    Motorcyclist, 43, Dies After Burbank Crash

    A 43-year-old man has died after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a vehicle on a street in Burbank, police said Sunday. The crash occurred about 2:16 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Riverside and and Gaylord drives, just south of the 134 Freeway (map), according to a news release from the Burbank Police Department. Officers and Fire Department personnel arrived to find the motorcyclist partially trapped under an unoccupied vehicle on Riverside, just east of Gaylord, the release […]