Juan Flores is a digital news producer for KTLA in Los Angeles.


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  • Joe Nathan Owens, 78, is seen in an undated photo. (Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)

    Man Reported Missing in View Park-Windsor Hills Found Safe: Detectives

    A man who was reported missing Saturday was found safe and later reunited with his family, Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives announced. Joe Nathan Owens, 78, was last seen about 4 p.m. when he left his home in the 3800 block of Floresta Way in the View Park-Windsor Hills area, according to officials. Owens was described as a black man, 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing 188 pounds, with short gray-and-black hair and brown eyes, a news release read. He […]

  • Menifee Mayor Neil Winter is seen in a photo provided by the city.

    Menifee Mayor Neil Winter Dies at Age 65: City

    The mayor for the city of Menifee has passed away, according to a news release on the city’s Facebook page. Neil Winter, 65, passed away late Saturday evening, the statement read. No other details were immediately available, but the city announced it would be issuing a full statement in the coming days. Winter was elected in November 2016 after defeating incumbent Scott Mann, and he was only the third mayor since the city was incorporated in 2008, according to a […]

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    Alcohol May Have Contributed to UCSB Student’s Fall From Rooftop: Sheriff’s Office

    A University of California, Santa Barbara student was taken to a hospital after falling from the rooftop of a residence in Isla Vista early Sunday morning, authorities said. Law enforcement officers, fire department personnel and paramedics responded at 1:30 a.m. to a residence in the 900 block of Camino Del Sur regarding a report of a man who fell from a roof, according to a news release from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. The man, identified as a 20-year-old […]

  • Colton Stabbing Leaves 1 Person Dead; Investigation Underway

    One person was killed in a stabbing in the city of Colton Saturday night, officials announced. Colton police responded to the area of Hilltop Drive and Barton Road at approximately 10:33 p.m. in reference to a possible stabbing victim at that location, a news release read. When they arrived, officers found one person with multiple stab wounds to the upper body, according to the statement. The victim, who was only identified as a Hispanic male, was transported to a local […]

  • Darnell Parker is seen in a photo provided by family members in Compton on May 20, 2018.

    Driver Sought After Bicyclist Killed in Compton Hit-and-Run Crash: Authorities

    A search was underway for the driver who struck and killed a man riding a bicycle in Compton early Sunday morning and then fled the scene, authorities said. The bicyclist was struck by a vehicle about 12:05 a.m. at Alondra Boulevard and Bradfield Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Compton station. The driver left the area, and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene, sheriff’s deputies stated. Family members identified the victim as 59-year-old Darnell Parker. […]

  • A vehicle crashed into a school bus in San Bernardino on May 18, 2018. (Credit: Hightail)

    Pursuit Ends When Driver Crashes Into School Bus in San Bernardino: Police

    A driver suspected of being behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle crashed into a school bus with children on board during a pursuit in San Bernardino Friday afternoon, according to authorities. The San Bernardino Police Department received a call at approximately 4:20 p.m. regarding the stolen vehicle, which officers later spotted at Ninth Street and Tippecanoe Avenue, Lt. Michael Madden told KTLA. The driver, who was only identified as a female, sped away as officers tried to stop her, […]

  • CHP officers reunite with the Lopez family on May 18, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    CHP Officers Help Woman Deliver Baby on 5 Freeway in Lincoln Heights

    A pair of California Highway Patrol officers helped a woman deliver her baby on a Los Angeles freeway on Mother’s Day. At approximately 4 p.m., CHP officers Richard Yebra and Kyle Biedermann responded to a medical emergency call of a mother in labor on the northbound 5 Freeway, north of Main Street, in Lincoln Heights, according to a news release. The officers contacted Liliana Alamillo Lopez, who “expressly proclaimed to officers the imminent birth of her child,” CHP stated. Within […]

  • Registered Sex Offender Convicted of Rape, Sexually Abusing Minors in Whittier

    A 30-year-old registered sex offender pleaded no contest Thursday to raping one teen and having unlawful sex with two others in Whittier, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Richie Esquivel Corvera, of Whittier, appeared in court Thursday and pleaded no contest to one count of forcible rape on a child victim over 14 years and two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse, a news release read. The first assault occurred on Oct. 8, 2015, when Corvera struck up […]

  • Mother Killed When Suspected DUI Driver Hits Her, 3 Other Family Members Out for Walk in Irvine

    A suspected DUI driver plowed into a family as they were out for a walk in Irvine, killing the mother and injuring her husband and their two teenage children, police said Thursday. A man living near Ridgeline and Turtle Rock drives said he was home when he heard the crash about 8 p.m. Wednesday and rushed outside. Ali Kachueian arrived at the crash scene and found victims all around him. Good Samaritans were trying to get the driver out of […]