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  • Vigil Held for Man Killed in Tutoring Center Crash

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (KTLA) — Friends and family gathered for a vigil on Thursday for a man who died after a car crashed into a tutoring center in Fountain Valley, Alex Martinez, 32, was one of six people injured in the crash, including the driver. It happened around 12:30 p.m. on Monday at the Tutoring Club in the 9900 block of Ellis Avenue, according to Fountain Valley police. Martinez, a UC Berkeley alum, had worked there for seven years, and […]

  • Panorama City Fire Sparks Hazmat Concerns

    PANORAMA CITY, Calif. (KTLA) — A fire ripped through a metal plating business in Panorama City early Wednesday morning, sparking hazardous materials concerns. The fire broke out around 3:15 a.m. at Arrow Chrome, located at 14660 Arminta Street, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Flames were shooting through the roof of the building when crews arrived, LAFD Battalion Chief Tim Kelley said. There were at least 150 firefighters assigned to the blaze, according to Kelley. The fire raged for […]

  • Man Sought in Robbery Attempt at 99 Cents Only Store

    GLENDALE, Calif. (KTLA) — Police in Glendale were asking for the public’s help on Wednesday identifying a man who allegedly tried to rob a 99 Cents Only store. It happened on Aug. 9 in the 6400 block of San Fernando Road, police said. The man allegedly approached a cashier and revealed a handgun pointed directly at her. He demanded cash from the register, but the cashier yelled for help. A witness told police that the man fled in a black […]

  • Burning Body Found on Side of Road in Covina

    COVINA, Calif. (KTLA) — A homicide investigation continued on Wednesday following the discovery of a burning body on the side of a road in Covina. A deputy on patrol spotted something burning near the intersection of East Covina Hills Road and East Via Verde Street around 3:45 a.m. on Tuesday, authorities said. The deputy used a fire extinguisher to put out the flames, and discovered that the object was a body. The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has determined that […]

  • 1 Dead, 8 Hurt in Chain-Reaction Crashes on 10 Freeway

    POMONA, Calif. (KTLA) — The investigation continued Tuesday into a pair of chain-reaction crashes on the 10 Freeway in Pomona that left one person dead and eight others injured. It all happened around 8 p.m. on Monday on the eastbound 10 Freeway near Towne Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol. The first crash involved four cars and created a traffic back-up, CHP officials said. That’s when a second crash occurred involving a big rig with a full tank of […]

  • Charred Body Found by Deputies in Covina

    COVINA, Calif. (KTLA) — A homicide investigation was underway in Covina after the discovery of a charred body early Tuesday. The remains were found around 3:45 a.m. on East Covina Hills Road near East Via Verde Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies who were on patrol in the area noticed a fire burning, which they put out with an extinguisher. That’s when they found the body. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. It was […]

  • Burglar Targeting Torrance Pharmacy Caught on Video

    TORRANCE, Calif. (KTLA) — Police on Tuesday were asking for help tracking down a burglar caught on surveillance video breaking into a pharmacy in Torrance. The break-in happened at Fox Drug of Torrance on Aug. 9, according to police. The family-owned store has been operated by Dr. Ahmed Atallah for nearly 25 years. Security cameras were rolling as the burglar tried  to pry open the drug store’s automatic doors and then kicked in a window. This was the third time […]

  • ‘Person of Interest’ in O.C. Arson Fires Located

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (KTLA) — Authorities have located a “person of interest” sought in connection with a series of arson fires in Orange County, sheriff’s officials said on Tuesday. “Search for suspect(s) continues,” a post on the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Twitter account said. On Monday between noon and 3:45 p.m., a series of fires were intentionally set in the east Anaheim and Yorba Linda areas, according to police. The person of interest was seen in the vicinity of both fires, […]

  • New Signs Warn About Thefts From Cars in Griffith Park

    GRIFFITH PARK, Calif. (KTLA) — In an effort to cut down on car-related crimes, Los Angeles officials on Tuesday were introducing a new “reminder” sign campaign in Griffith Park. L.A. City Councilmember Tom Labonge and LAPD officials planned to hold a news conference to unveil newly installed “Lock It, Hide It, Keep It” signs. In all, 18 signs have gone up to remind park visitors to lock their vehicles, hide any valuables and keep property with them when leaving the […]