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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.


Recent Articles
  • Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi is  shown in a photo provided by LAPD shortly after he was last seen Sept. 17, 2014.

    CSUN Student Posted Car for Sale on Craigslist; Killer Responded: LAPD

    A 23-year-old CSUN student from Saudi Arabia whose body was found off the 10 Freeway near Palm Springs was fatally stabbed by a Long Beach man who responded to the student’s online ad to sell his car, police said Monday. Agustin Rosendo Fernandez, 28, of Long Beach appeared in court Monday to face allegations against him in the death of Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, who was last seen Sept. 17. Fernandez was charged with one count of murder with the special circumstances of murder during […]

  • A bicyclist was fatally struck by a pickup truck on East Coast Highway in Newport Beach on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, police said. (Credit: Google Maps)

    Bicyclist Killed in Newport Beach Hit-and-Run; Pickup Driver Faces Murder Charge

    A 23-year-old man has been booked on suspicion of murder following a hit-and-run collision that killed a 30-year-old man who was riding a bicycle on East Coast Highway in Newport Beach, police announced Monday. Neil Storm Stephany, a resident of Huntington Beach, was taken into custody Sunday on charges that also included DUI causing great bodily injury, narcotics possession, hit-and-run, and possession of drug paraphernalia, the Newport Beach Police department said in a news release. A white Toyota Tacoma and […]

  • Alejandro Rivera allegedly shot two people, one fatally, at a birthday party in Palmdale on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (Photo via Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

    Suspect Sought in Palmdale Shooting That Left Man Dead, Woman Wounded

    Authorities Monday were searching for a 27-year-old man who allegedly shot two people, one fatally, early Sunday morning at a birthday party in Palmdale. Alejandro Rivera, a Palmdale resident, fled the scene in a silver or beige Honda and should be considered armed and dangerous, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. The incident occurred in the front yard of a home in the 1600 block of East Avenue Q-6 (map) about 12:20 a.m., when an argument […]

  • A police investigator collected evidence at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash in Pomona on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Motorcyclist Ejected, Dies After Solo-Vehicle Crash in Pomona

    A man died Sunday morning after the motorcycle he was driving crashed on a street in Pomona, police said. The driver, identified as a Pomona resident in his 30s, was headed northbound on White Avenue at 3:32 a.m. when he lost control of the 2006 Suzuki at Preciado Street (map), according to a press release. The man was ejected from the motorcycle, which struck several objects in the crash. Pomona Police Department officers arrived at the scene and found the […]

  • The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department provided this photo of Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa, who was arrested on Oct. 19, 2014, after allegedly illegally entering a Thousand Oaks residence through its chimney.

    Woman Arrested After Becoming Trapped in Chimney at Thousand Oaks Home

    A woman accused of illegally entering the Thousand Oaks home of a man she went on multiple dates with was arrested Sunday after firefighters used jackhammers to partially dismantle a brick chimney she had become trapped inside. Deputies responded to a home in the 1900 block of Woodside Drive (map) at 5:45 a.m. after a caller reported that the woman had been stuck in the chimney, about 8 feet from the top, for two hours, said Capt. Renee Ferguson of […]

  • Donicia Barrios, right, was reunited with Lucky, a dog who guarded her families Boyle Heights business, after a fire destroyed the building on Oct. 19, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Guard Dog Found Safe After Fire Rips Through Family-Owned Business in Boyle Heights

    Hours after a fire destroyed a family-owned metal casting business in Boyle Heights Sunday, the building’s guard dog was found at a local shelter and reunited with its distraught owners. Police officers who were on patrol in the 1400 block of South Lorena Street (map) at 2:40 a.m. noticed flames at the Barrios Casting Company, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Fire Department. The officers summoned firefighters, who forced their way through security gates and rolling steel […]

  • Rafael Ramirez's family left this photo of the 10-year-old boy at a memorial in Anaheim. He was killed in a suspected DUI crash Oct. 18, 2014.

    Man Arrested After Suspected DUI Crash in Anaheim Leaves Boy, 10, Dead

    A man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence after a 10-year-old boy died and four of his family members were in critical condition following a multi-vehicle crash in Anaheim. The collision occurred about 11:58 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of North Euclid Street and West La Palma Avenue (map), said Lt. Bob Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department. Two parents and three children were in a Toyota Camry that was stopped at a red light in a […]

  • Sherwin Ngo is seen in a booking photo. (Credit: Irvine Police Department)

    Man Arrested in Irvine on Suspicion of Lewd Acts on Teenage Boys

    Irvine police detectives have arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of committing lewd acts on two teenage boys, authorities announced Saturday. Sherwin Ngo was taken into custody Friday at the Irvine offices of his employer, a financial institution, and was booked into the Orange County Jail, according to a news release from the Irvine Police Department. Ngo is suspected of luring or attempted to lure at least two boys by posting personal ads on Craigslist, the release said. Those who […]

  • A debris field of recyclables and an overturned shopping cart are seen near the site of a fatal hit-and-run in North Hollywood on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Woman, 48, Fatally Struck in North Hollywood Hit-and-Run

    A 48-year-old woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver early Saturday morning while pushing a shopping cart on a street in North Hollywood, police said. The pedestrian was crossing Lankershim Boulevard diagonally in the 7300 block (map) about 2:05 a.m. when she was hit by a white Mercedes-Benz, according to Detective Bill Bustos of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Division. Her name was not immediately released, pending notification of family. The woman, wearing a white top […]