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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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  • A vehicle's driver-side window was shattered in one of dozens of vandalism in Moreno Valley on Sunday morning, Oct. 4, 2015. (Credit: Danny Segura)

    At Least 40 Vehicles Damaged in Moreno Valley Vandalism Spree; Man, 19, in Custody

    A 19-year-old man was taken into custody after more than 40 vehicles were vandalized with a BB gun early Sunday morning in Moreno Valley, authorities said. Brendan Griffis, described by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department as “one of the primary suspects” in the case, was taken into custody without incident. Two BB guns, several boxes of BBs and Co2 cartridges were recovered, the agency said in a news release. The vandalism incidents occurred between midnight and 6:45 a.m. on streets north […]

  • Los Angeles police officers are seen outside the home of Joel Ravin, who was shot and wounded early Sunday morning, Oct. 4, 2015. (Credit: Newspro News)

    Brother of Dodgers Pitcher Josh Ravin Shot, Wounded in West Hills

    The older brother of Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Ravin was hospitalized Sunday after being shot five times outside his West Hills home, his mother said. In an interview, Lana Ravin said her son, 30-year-old Joel Ravin, was heavily sedated and in stable condition after undergoing surgery. The shooting occurred about 1:45 a.m. in the 22900 block of Vanowen Street, said Sgt. Javier Lara of the Los Angeles Police Department. As the victim pulled into his residential driveway, which is in […]

  • A 36-year-old male bicyclist was hospitalized after being struck by an SUV in Cudahy on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2015. (Credit: Google Maps)

    Search Continues for Driver in Cudahy Hit-and-Run That Left Bicyclist, 36, Hospitalized

    Sheriff’s investigators on Sunday released a description of a woman being sought in connection with a Cudahy hit-and-run that left an adult male bicyclist hospitalized. The 36-year-old victim, a Huntington Park resident, was traveling eastbound on Ardine Street about 9:02 p.m. when he was struck by a white or light-colored SUV that was heading northbound on Salt Lake Avenue, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The vehicle came to a stop about half a […]

  • Police responded after a woman allegedly struck two men with a vehicle in West Covina on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    2 Men Struck by Vehicle While Fighting in West Covina; Female Driver Arrested on Attempted Murder Charge: Police

    A woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder Sunday after she allegedly struck two men with a vehicle on a residential street in West Covina, in a collision that left both men hospitalized, authorities said. Shortly before noon, officers responded to reports of a crash and an altercation on Serenade Avenue, near Lucille Avenue, according to Cpl. Tim Rodgers of the West Covina Police Department. An investigation determined that during the fight, one of the men retrieved what initially […]

  • Authorities responded to a barricade situation at a home in Paramount on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.  (Credit: KTLA)

    2 Hostages Released During Paramount Barricade; Incident Ends With 2 Gang Members in Custody: Authorities

    Two known gang members were in custody Saturday night after a barricade situation involving two hostages ended without incident, authorities said. The hourslong standoff took place in the 15500 block of Bixler Avenue, where the two men — one of whom was armed with a gun — ran into a home about 5 p.m. after being followed by detectives, said Cmdr. Keith Swensson of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. One of the gang members was wanted for questioning about […]

  • Surveillance video shows an alleged burglar trying to escape from a secure area at a cellular store in Pomona.

    Caught on Video: Alleged Burglar Becomes Trapped Inside Pomona Cellular Store

    Surveillance video shows a man trapped inside the secure area of a cellular store in Pomona after allegedly breaking into the establishment on Wednesday. The incident occurred at a Boost Mobile Store by 20/20 Mobile, where the suspected burglar entered through an air-conditioning duct and triggered an alarm, said Miguel Ceja, an owner of the business. Not yet open to the public, the location was not stocked with merchandise at the time. The intruder apparently made such a realization before running […]

  • Cesar Andres Medina is seen in a photo published on a GoFundMe page after he was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in San Juan Capistrano on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

    Suspected Driver, 19, Arrested in San Juan Capistrano Hit-and-Run That Left Skateboarder Dead

    A suspect has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run collision that left a 23-year-old skateboarder dead at an intersection in San Juan Capistrano, authorities announced Saturday evening. Andrew Christopher Michaels, 19, was taken into custody after investigators obtained information that led them to his home in Laguna Niguel, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release. Deputies arrived at the residence and found a Dodge Ram truck, believed to be involved in the fatal crash, parked in […]

  • A pursuit ended in the parking lot of an In-N-Out restaurant in Van Nuys on Friday, Oct. 2, 2105. (Credit: KTLA)

    Driver Taken Into Custody After Pursuit Ends in Fast Food Parking Lot in Van Nuys

    A driver was taken into custody Friday night after a pursuit ended in the parking lot of an In-N-Out restaurant in Van Nuys. Tim Lynn reports for the KTLA 5 News at 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

  • A car emits a shower of sparks while being pursued by police in the Sun Valley area on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Driver in Custody After High-Speed Chase Ends in Sun Valley Area

    A driver was taken into custody Friday evening after leading police on a high-speed pursuit that ended without incident on a street in the Sun Valley area. Sky 5 video showed Los Angeles Police Department vehicles chasing a car through the San Fernando Valley neighborhood about 8:49 p.m. The pursued vehicle apparently blew at least one tire, resulting in a shower of sparks as the the car became disabled. The driver then made a right turn at an intersection before coming to a stop. Officers […]