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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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  • No injuries were reported in a shooting outside a Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant in Pico Rivera on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Gunshots Fired Outside Chuck E. Cheese’s Restaurant in Pico Rivera; No Injuries

    Gunfire erupted outside a Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant in Pico Rivera on Sunday night, shattering several windows, authorities said. No injuries were reported. The incident began as an argument between several men in the parking lot outside the establishment, located in the 6000 block of Rosemead Boulevard (map), said Lt. Andrew Myer of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The shooter or shooters opened fire just after 8 p.m., about an hour before the location was scheduled to close. About […]

  • Workers stand near a water main that broke on Sunset Boulevard in the Holmby Hills area on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Sunset Blvd. Closed in Both Directions After 12-Inch Water Main Ruptures in Holmby Hills Area

    A section of Sunset Boulevard in the Holmby Hills area was closed in both directions Sunday as utility crews worked to repair a broken water main, an official said. The 12-inch cast-iron pipe ruptured about 11 a.m. in the 10200 block of Sunset (map), said Kim Hughes, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. The street was closed between Charing Cross Road and Mapleton Drive. Workers remained at the scene more than six hours after the rupture […]

  • A deer went for a swim in a residential pool in Encino on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (Credit: RMG News)

    Deer Goes for Swim in Backyard Pool at Encino Home

    Wildlife officials Saturday tranquilized a deer after it went for a swim in a pool at a home in Encino, officials said. The incident began about 3:15 p.m. in the 6000 block of Babbitt Avenue (map), where the buck ran across several properties, residents said. “It whizzed by me, into my back yard,” said Don Rubin. “I tried to corral him, but I could see that the animal was quite nervous.” The deer later jumped a 7-foot fence and ended […]

  • Firefighters responded after a 1929 Model A Ford collided with an SUV at an intersection in Huntington Beach on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (Credit: Huntington Beach Police Department)

    Huntington Beach Crash: Driver of 1929 Model A Ford Injured After SUV Runs Red Light, Police Say

    The driver of a 1929 Ford Model A suffered moderate injuries Saturday morning when theĀ roadster pickup collided with an SUV at an intersection in Huntington Beach, police said. The man in the Ford was traveling east on Adams Avenue abut 5:55 a.m., on his way to a Donut Derelicts auto club meeting, according to a statement from the Huntington Beach Police Department. The crash occurred when the Model A was crossing Newland Street (map) and a Dodge Durango ran a […]

  • A man was airlifted to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center after being shot in Pomona on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, authorities said. (Credit: OnScene.tv HD)

    Man Shot, Critically Wounded in Pomona May Have Been Targeted, Police Say

    A man who was shot and wounded Friday at a home in Pomona may have been specifically targeted, authorities said. Officers responded shortly before 5 p.m. to the 200 block of West Willow Street (map), where they found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, the Pomona Police Departments said in a news release. The man, whose name was not released, was treated at the scene by Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel before being airlifted to County-USC Medical Center […]

  • Ion Surus Ghahreman, 27, is seen in a booking photo. (Credit: CSU Long Beach Police)

    Man Arrested After Allegedly Trespassing, Sleeping in Women’s Restroom at Cal State Long Beach

    Police are warning Cal State Long Beach students and staff about a 27-year-old man who was arrested last week following two bizarre incidents at the campus. Ion Surus Ghahreman, who is not a student at the university, was booked into the Long Beach Police Department jail and released Monday on $5,000 bail, authorities said. He allegedly followed a male student onto campus Sept. 16 and sat next to him in class. Officers were summoned to the area of the Social […]

  • Twenty-one students were suspended from Ruben S. Ayala High School in Chino Hill amid an investigation into an alleged hazing incident involving football players, officials said. (Credit: Google Maps)

    21 Suspended After Alleged Hazing Incident Involving Ayala High Football Players

    Twenty-one students have been suspended from a high school in Chino Hills amid an investigation into an alleged hazing incident involving members of the football team, officials said. The suspensions, ranging in length from one to five days, were handed down after multiple students reported the incident, which was said to have occurred at the team hotel during an away-game trip to St. George, Utah, according to Julie Gobin, spokeswoman for the the Chino Valley Unified School District. A representative […]

  • Sergio Gutierrez, 50, was fatally stabbed at his home in Pico Rivera on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, authorities said. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    Third Teen Charged in Fatal Pico Rivera Home-Invasion Robbery

    A third teenager was charged Friday for his alleged role in the fatal stabbing of a Pico Rivera man during a home invasion robbery, prosecutors said. Angel Emilio Estrello, 15, was charged as an adult with one count of murder, two counts of home-invasion robbery and one count of first-degree burglary, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The murder charge includes a special-circumstance allegation that the killing was committed during a robbery. Jesus […]

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    Transient Attempted to Shoot Redondo Beach Officer With Self-Made Shotgun: Police

    A 39-year-old transient has been charged with attempted murder after brandishing a self-made shotgun in an encounter with a Redondo Beach police officer, officials announced Tuesday. Alfredo Hernandez, whose last known address is in Harbor City, was arrested Monday evening on suspicion of possessing an illegal/dangerous weapon and assault on a police officer, according to a press release. The incident began about 7 p.m. in the 2200 block of Carnegie Lane (map), where a person was sleeping in the bushes, […]