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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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  • Antonio Medina, right, was being sought in connection with the death of Kassandra Ochoa. (Credit: Instagram, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

    Boyfriend Sought in Killing of 21-Year-Old Woman in East Los Angeles Area

    Authorities on Monday identified a 28-year-old man who was being sought after he allegedly killed his 21-year-old girlfriend days earlier in the East Los Angeles area. Antonio Medina was wanted in connection with the death of Kassandra Ochoa, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies responded about 1 a.m. Saturday to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 470 block of South Sydney Drive. They arrived to find Ochoa bleeding […]

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    Schizophrenic Woman, 9 Months Pregnant, Disappears From Moreno Valley Hospital: Police

    A schizophrenic woman who was nine months pregnant walked away from a Moreno Valley hospital Monday morning, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, prompting investigators to ask for the public’s help in finding her. Angela Castro, 34, was last seen about 10:15 a.m. in the waiting room of the labor and delivery unit at Riverside University Health System Medical Center, in the 26500 block of Cactus Avenue, according to a sheriff’s news release. Castro suffers from paranoid schizophrenia and […]

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    Firefighters Extinguish Small Brush Fire in Topanga

    Firefighters on Monday evening extinguished a small brush fire in Topanga that was sparked by downed electrical wires, officials said. The 1/4-acre blaze broke out about 6 p.m. in the 1800 block of North Topanga Canyon Boulevard, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said on Twitter. Firefighters responded to a report of “wires down” after flames spread to nearby brush, said Supervisor Bernard Peters, a spokesman for the department. The agency initially said a single-family home was burning. In a subsequent tweet, the […]

  • Brothers Antonio and Juan Aguilar were fatally shot on Nov. 22, 2015, their sister said. (Family photo)

    2 Adult Brothers Fatally Shot in East L.A. Area Park; Gunman at Large

    Two adult brothers were fatally shot Sunday morning while playing basketball at a park in the East Los Angeles area, a family member said. The shooting took place about 11 a.m. at Ruben F. Salazar Park, in the 3860 block of Whittier Boulevard, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies responded to a call reporting “shots fired” at the park, where they found two men lying on the ground in the basketball courts area, the news […]

  • A mother and pedestrian were killed in a crash in South L.A. on Nov. 22, 2015. (Credit: ANG.News)

    Mother, Pedestrian Killed by Possibly Intoxicated Driver in South L.A. Crash: LAPD

    Police were investigating if a driver was under the influence when they say he slammed into a minivan, killing a mother and injuring a child inside, before striking and killing an adult male pedestrian in South L.A. on Sunday. The violent collision occurred around midnight near South Normandie and West Slauson avenues, bordering the Harvard Park and Vermont-Slauson neighborhoods, Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Dana Adams said. A driver, believed to be in a Dodge sedan, was heading southbound when […]

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    Woman, 21, Identified After Being Killed in East L.A. Area; Investigation Continues

    Officials on Sunday released the name of a Los Angeles woman whose death was being investigated as a homicide. Kassandra Ochoa, 21, was identified by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, said Lt. Larry Dietz, a spokesman for the agency. Her cause of death was not immediately disclosed. Homicide detectives responded shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday to the 470 block of South Sydney Drive, in the East L.A. area, where the woman was pronounced dead, according to the Los Angeles County […]

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    Twentynine Palms Man Arrested on Suspicion of Felony Child Abuse Involving Infant Son

    A 25-year-old Twentynine Palms man has been arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse after an incident that left his 5-month-old son in a coma, authorities announced Saturday. Armando Espinosa was being held in lieu of $500,00 bail, according to a news release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies from the Morongo station responded shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday to the 5800 block of Ocotillo Avenue to assist with a medical aid call regarding a baby who was not […]

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    4-Month-Old Baby, 4 Adults Rescued After Fire Breaks Out on Boat Off Venice Beach: Officials

    Five people, including a 4-month-old baby, were rescued after a fire broke out Saturday afternoon on a boat in waters off Venice Beach, officials said. Firefighters responded to the 35-foot vessel, located about 200 yards from the 1200 block of Ocean Front Walk, after lifeguards reported it was fully engulfed in flames, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said on Twitter at 3:16 p.m. “The mother jumped in the water with her baby. She went under the water, luckily came […]

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    Multi-Vehicle Crash in Wilmington Area Leaves 7 Injured, 2 Seriously: LAFD

    A three-vehicle crash in Wilmington on Saturday left seven people injured, two seriously, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The collision happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of Figueroa Street, near Lomita Boulevard, the agency said on Twitter. Five people suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, said Erik Scott, spokesman for the Fire Department. No other information was immediately available. Check back for updates on this developing story.