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  • Son of Sylmar Babysitter Charged With Child Molestation

    SYLMAR, Calif. (KTLA) — The adult son of a Sylmar woman who provides babysitting services for local families has been charged with child molestation, police announced Friday. Israel Sanchez, 47, was charged on Thursday with annoying a child under 14 years, according to a news release from Los Angeles police. The victim in the case was an 18-month-old girl, police said. There was another alleged victim who was 10 years old, but that case had not yet been filed. Sanchez […]

  • CHP: Driver in Tour Bus Crash Made Unsafe Lane Change

    IRWINDALE, Calif. (KTLA) — The investigation continued on Friday into a tour bus crash on the 210 Freeway in Irwindale that left dozens injured. It happened just after 10 a.m. on the eastbound 210 just past the interchange with the 605 Freeway. The Da Zhen Bus was headed from Monterey Park to the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino in San Bernardino at the time of the crash, according to the company. The bus driver was making an unsafe lane […]

  • 2 Boys, Man Caught in Gunfire at South L.A. Park

    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Police on Friday were searching for suspected gang members involved in a shooting in South Los Angeles that left two boys and a man wounded. Gunfire rang out around 7 p.m. on Thursday at South Park near the intersection of 51st and San Pedro streets, Los Angeles police said. The incident happened during a “Summer Night Lights” anti-gang event at the park. A 12-year-old boy was struck in the hip by a ricochet bullet. An […]

  • Ben Affleck to Play Batman in ‘Man of Steel’ Sequel

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Actor Ben Affleck has been tapped to play Batman in Warner Bros.’ upcoming sequel to the Superman movie “Man of Steel.” The new project will put DC Comics’ most iconic characters together on the big screen for the first time. Affleck will play Bruce Wayne (Batman) opposite Henry Cavill’s portrayal of Clark Kent (Superman). The movie will also bring back many other stars from “Man of Steel,” including Laurence Fishburne and Amy Adams, who played Lois […]

  • ‘Ramp Jam’: EB Wilshire On-Ramp to 405 Fwy Closed

    WESTWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) — Drivers on Los Angeles’ Westside were being warned to brace for more delays due to another closure of a 405 Freeway ramp. The so-called “Ramp Jam” closure began on Thursday, and affects the eastbound Wilshire Boulevard on-ramp to the northbound 405. It was expected to be shut down for at least three months while construction crews tear down the existing on-ramp and build a longer one. The work will mark the last demolition of an I-405/Wilshire […]

  • Teen Sought in Murder of Transgender Woman in Fontana

    FONTANA, Calif. (KTLA) — Police continued their search on Friday for an 18-year-old man wanted in connection with the murder of a transgender woman in Fontana. Dantiier Powell may be trying to leave the state, possibly by bus, police said. Powell was described as black, 5 foot 8 inches tall and 155 pounds, with an average build and dark complexion. He was believed to be traveling with 25-year-old Jamie Nicole Cotton, of Highland. Powell was being sought in the murder […]

  • Fontana Teacher Arrested for Alleged Sex Crimes With Minor

    FONTANA, Calif. (KTLA) — A former substitute teacher for the Jurupa Valley School District was behind bars Thursday morning for allegedly having sexual contact with an underage girl. Jason Stubbs, 27, was booked on felony charges of sex crimes involving a minor, according to a news release from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. He was expected to post bail sometime on Thursday. Investigators assigned to the city of Eastvale were informed about the alleged crimes on Monday, according to the […]

  • $3 Billion Proposal to Repair L.A. Roads Advances

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — A $3 billion proposal that would repair potholes on the streets of Los Angeles was one step closer to becoming a reality on Thursday. Local lawmakers have agreed to analyze possible funding sources for the proposal, which would fix the nearly 9,000 miles of city streets. Resurfacing and rebuilding the city’s broken streets is part of a 60-year backlog of repairs. Just patching potholes and bumpy roads was expected to cost about $25,000 per mile. If […]

  • Councilman Wants to Raise Age to Buy Cigarettes to 21

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — A Los Angeles councilman was soliciting support for a proposal to raise the age to purchase cigarettes to 21 years old. Councilman Paul Koertz said that he wants to protect the health and future of L.A.’s young people. According to Koertz, too many young people are entrapped by what he calls “a deadly habit at an early and exceedingly vulnerable age.” It was unclear if the city had the authority to approve such a law. A […]