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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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    Seal Beach Council Authorizes Trapping, Killing Coyotes; Residents Pay Tribute to Dead Pets

    The Seal Beach City Council on Monday voted to authorize the trapping and euthanizing¬†of coyotes amid complaints about dozens of recent attacks on pets in the area. Residents whose animals have been victimized by the predators held a vigil outside City Hall before expressing their concerns at an emotional council meeting. Among those who attended the memorial ceremony¬†was Vicky Young, who said her beloved dog was fatally attacked on Sept. 1. “I haven’t gotten over it and I’m not sure […]

  • A 3-year-old boy and his father were wounded in a shooting in Highland on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, authorities said. (Credit: Google Maps)

    Boy, 3, and Father Wounded in Highland Shooting

    A 3-year-old boy and his 28-year-old father were shot and wounded Monday in a car-to-car shooting in Highland, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said. The incident occurred about 5:36 p.m. in the 7600 block of Bonnie Street (map), according to a news release. Deputies were dispatched to the location and found the two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. A preliminary investigation indicated the man and his son were in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled up alongside. The shooter […]

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    Wilmington Dock Fire Contained After Threatening Warehouse, Ship

    About 150 firefighters Monday night contained the bulk of a dramatic dock fire in Wilmington that sent massive plumes of thick black smoke into the air, officials said. No one was injured. The “major emergency” fire broke out about 6:50 p.m. and threatened a nearby warehouse and ship in the Port of Los Angeles before being brought under control about two hours later, the LAFD said. Officials had initially reported that a boat was on fire. About 40 feet of […]

  • Victor Pere-Guzman, 35, is seen in a booking photo. (Credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

    Lake Elsinore Man Faces Animal Cruelty Charge After Allegedly Dragging, Running Over Puppy

    A 35-year-old Lake Elsinore man was arrested Monday on suspicion of killing a 3-month-old puppy by intentionally dragging it with his truck and then running it over, authorities said. Victor Perez-Guzman was booked for cruelty to an animal, according to a news release from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. About 11 p.m. Friday, numerous callers to the department’s dispatch center reported that a dark-colored Nissan pickup truck had dragged the dog to home in the 2900 block of Rolando Road […]

  • A shooting investigation caused a closure on the 15 Freeway on Sept. 20, 2014. (Credit: Stringer footage)

    1 Dead, 2 Injured in 15 Freeway Shooting Reportedly Involving Motorcycle Gangs

    All lanes on the 15 Freeway near Corona were reopened Sunday morning as authorities continued their investigation into a shooting that left one person dead and two others injured. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Jurupa Valley station responded at 6:33 p.m. Saturday to numerous 911 calls of shots fired on the southbound 15 Freeway near the El Cerrito Road off-ramp (map), according to a news release. Several callers reported rival motorcycle gangs, the Mongols and the Hells Angels, […]

  • A woman was found fatally stabbed in Palmdale on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, authorities said. (Credit: Google Maps)

    Suspect, 36, Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing His Girlfriend to Death in Palmdale

    A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing his girlfriend in Palmdale, authorities said Sunday. Jose Martinez, of Palmdale, was booked for murder and was being held in lieu of $1 million bail, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station. His girlfriend, whose name has not been released, was stabbed to death Saturday at her home in the 38000 block of 3rd Street East (map), the Sheriff’s Department said. Deputies responded about […]

  • The intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue was closed after a fatal shooting on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Shot, Killed at Koreatown Bus Stop; Gunman at Large

    A man in his 20s was shot and killed early Sunday morning at a bus stop in Koreatown, police said. The unidentified victim was one of several people waiting at the bus stop, on the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue (map), about 1:07 a.m. when he was approached by two men, said Lt. Kelly Arnett of the Los Angeles Police Department. Words were exchanged and one of the approaching men opened fire, killing the man at the […]

  • A man was fatally stabbed at a home in Pico Rivera on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    Man Fatally Stabbed at Pico Rivera Home; Son Is Considered Person of Interest

    Authorities Saturday asked for the public’s help in finding a teenage boy wanted for questioning in connection with the fatal early morning stabbing of his father at the family’s home in Pico Rivera. Sergio Anthony Gutierrez, 17, is considered a person of interest in the case, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. No further description of the teen was immediately available. Gutierrez was believed to be driving a silver 2000 Infiniti with California license plate 4MAB667. […]

  • Detectives found more than 1,600 marijuana plants inside a Corona home, police said. (Credit: Google Maps)

    Corona Man, 51, Arrested After Police Find More Than 1,600 Marijuana Plants Inside His Home

    A 51-year-old Corona man was arrested after police discovered more than 1,600 marijuana plants inside his home, police announced Saturday. Yong Ting Yan, the sole occupant of the house, faces charges of cultivation and sale of marijuana, and theft of a public utility, according to a press release from the Corona Police Department. The discovery was made about 7:45 p.m. Thursday when detectives were conducting an investigation of a possible marijuana grow in the 300 block of Villafranca Street (map) […]