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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 car is seen at a gas station in San Bernardino after an incident that left a man dead and woman injured on Sunday, March 1, 2015. (Credit: Newspro News)

    Man Fatally Struck by Car in Confrontation at San Bernardino Gas Station

    A 33-year-old man was fatally struck by car Sunday morning after being attacked at a San Bernardino gas station, authorities said. A 30-year-old woman who was with the man was injured. The two victims had driven a silver Honda Civic to get gas at an Arco station in the 100 block of of West Highland Avenue (map) when the incident began about 11:36 a.m., according to a news release from the San Bernardino Police Department. Two attackers approached the man, who was outside […]

  • Los Angeles Police Department officers are seen in downtown after a police shot and killed a man on Sunday, March 1, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Los Angeles Police Shoot, Kill Homeless Man in Confrontation Caught on Video

    Los Angeles police shot and killed a homeless man during a confrontation that was captured on video Sunday morning in the Skid Row area of downtown, officials and witnesses said. Officers were dispatched to the area of East Sixth Street and South San Pedro Street (map) about 11:36 a.m., said Officer Jack Richter, spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department. Richter said police went to the location after a call of an altercation between two people. In a later news […]

  • Emergency responders are seen near a vehicle that collided with an Amtrak train in Camarillo on March 1, 2015. (Credit: OnScene)

    Amtrak Train Collides With Vehicle Near Intersection in Camarillo; No Injuries Reported

    An Amtrak train collided with a vehicle Sunday night in Camarillo, officials said. No injuries were reported. The crash occurred near the intersection of East Fifth Street and Pleasant Valley Road (map), according to Capt. Mike Lindbery of the Ventura County Fire Department. Eighty-five people were on the train at the time, and two people were in the vehicle, Lindbery said on Twitter. The occupants on the train were assessed for possible injuries. The vehicle’s driver and passenger exited before […]

  • The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Lomita station is seen in a file photo. (Credit: Google Maps)

    Authorities Apprehend Inmate Who Walked Away From Sheriff’s Lomita Station

    Deputies on Sunday apprehended a worker inmate who had walked away of a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department station in Lomita, officials said. Arturo Valenzuela, 23, was a “trustee” assigned to the station, according to department. He left through the rear parking lot of the facility, in the 26000 block of Narbonne Avenue, about 2:40 p.m., a news release said. Deputies established a perimeter and initiated a search for Valenzuela, who was not considered dangerous, a sheriff’s spokesperson said. The […]

  • From left, Brian Arthur Wendork, 25, Brian Eugene Stewart, 32, and Nicholas Bobby Petrov, 28, are seen in booking photos. (Credit: Simi Valley Police Department)

    3 Men Arrested on Methamphetamine-Related Charges in Simi Valley

    Police arrested three men on methamphetamine-related charges Friday during a surveillance operation at the home of a known narcotics dealer in Simi Valley, officials said. Members of the Simi Valley Police Department’s Special Operations Unit were conducting the surveillance in the 1300 block of Ahart Street (map) when officers initiated a traffic stop, according to a news release. The traffic stop resulted in the arrest of Brian Arthur Wendork, 25, and Brian Eugene Stewart, 32. Nicholas Bobby Petrov, 28, was […]

  • A fire broke out near the It's a Small World attraction at Disneyland on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (Credit: Cavin Hawkins/via Instagram)

    Firefighters Knock Down Fire Near Disneyland’s Iconic It’s a Small World Ride

    Firefighters on Saturday night extinguished a fire that engulfed a tree near the iconic It’s a Small World attraction at Disneyland, officials said. No injuries were reported. The small blaze broke out about 9:19 p.m. in a backstage area at the Orange County theme park, said Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown. Firefighters responded to the scene and knocked down the flames by 9:48 p.m., according to a spokesperson for the Anaheim Fire Department. It’s a Small World was not damaged in […]

  • Henry Michael Gevorgyan is shown in a photo released by LAPD on Feb. 26, 2015.

    Suspect in Fatal Chatsworth Street Race Turns Himself in to Police

    A 21-year-old man who had been sought in connection with a fatal street race in Chatsworth turned himself in to authorities Saturday night, officials said. Henry Michael Gevorgyan had been identified by the Los Angeles Police Department as the suspected driver who lost control of a modified Ford Mustang that plowed into a crowd of spectators during the illegal race early Thursday morning, leaving two people dead and one seriously injured. The suspect contacted authorities Saturday afternoon, said Officer John Guzman of […]

  • Firefighters extinguished a fire at a home in San Pedro on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, officials said. (Credit: Google Maps)

    Firefighters Extinguish Fire That Originated From Dryer at San Pedro Home; No Injuries

    Firefighters on Saturday extinguished a fire that originated from a clothes dryer at a home in San Pedro, officials said. The blaze broke out about 4:47 p.m. at a two-story home above a residential garage in the 800 block of South Patton Avenue (map), according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott. Thirty-two firefighters responded to the location, where smoke was visible from the second floor, Scott said on Twitter. The fire was knocked down within 18 minutes. No […]

  • National Transportation Safety Board rail investigator Rick Downs is seen at a crash site in Oxnard where a Metrolink train collided with a pickup truck on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (Credit: NTSB)

    NTSB Obtains Video, Data Recorders From Train in Oxnard Metrolink Crash

    Federal investigators continued their investigation Wednesday into a Metrolink derailment in Oxnard that occurred Tuesday morning when a five-car train struck a pickup truck, leaving dozens of people injured, four critically. Meanwhile, the driver of the truck was in custody after being arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of an injury-related crash, more commonly called hit-and-run with injuries, according to police. His attorney said Wednesday that the incident was an “accident” and that the driver — 54-year-old Jose Alejandro Sanchez-Ramirez of Yuma, Arizona […]