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  • Funeral services for Ezell ford were held on Aug. 30, 2014. (Credit: Steve Kuzj/KTLA)

    Ezell Ford’s Funeral Held in South L.A. Weeks After Fatal LAPD Shooting

    Funeral services were being held Saturday morning for Ezell Ford, the 25-year-old South Los Angeles man who was fatally shot by LAPD officers earlier this month. The service began around 11 a.m. at First A.M.E. Church located at 2270 S. Harvard Blvd. It was being officiated by the Rev. Eduardo Vickers. L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and former Congresswoman Diane E. Watson spoke during the service. The eulogy was delivered by the Rev. Cecil “Chip” Murray, the church’s former pastor. […]

  • Police in New York released surveillance video of a man who they say claimed to be a fake cab driver and then allegedly tried to sexually assault a mother. (Credit: CNN)

    ‘Fake’ Cab Driver Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Sexually Assault Woman in Front of Her Kids

    A man claiming to be a cab driver who allegedly tried to sexually assault a mother in front of her three young children in New York has been arrested, according to reports. The suspected imposter picked up the victim early Wednesday in Manhattan, drove her to her requested destination, and then allegedly tried to assault her after parking the vehicle, CNN reported. Surveillance video of the attack was released by the New York Police Department. During the struggle, the woman’s […]

  • Three lifeguards attempting to rescue a tired swimmer were caught in violent waves that reached up to 25 feet on Aug. 27, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Another Day of Damaging High Surf, Strong Rip Currents Expected at SoCal Beaches

    Another day of large swells and very strong rip currents were expected to hit Southern California beaches on Thursday as a high surf advisory remained in effect, according to the National Weather Service. Large crowds gathered at the Wedge in Newport Beach during the morning to watch experiences surfers and body-boarders take on the large waves. Amid the conditions, nearly 175 swimmers had to be rescued in Los Angeles County on Wednesday — which was considered the peak of a […]

  • Guidelines for Calculating the Right Tip

    In this edition of Money Smart, we offer some guidelines for calculating the right tip. Glen Walker reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

  • Safe and Healthy Tips for Losing Weight Fast

    In this edition of Health Smart, Lu Parker shares some safe and healthy suggestions for losing weight fast.

  • A 6-year-old boy survived after video showed him getting run over an SUV in China. (Credit: CNN)

    Caught on Video: Boy Gets Run Over by SUV, Miraculously Survives

    Surveillance video captured the terrifying moment when a 6-year-old boy was run over by an SUV while he was playing with his toys near his home in China. After the red SUV drove over him, the boy got up as if nothing had occurred and walk away. He was taken to a hospital to be checked out, according to CNN. The boy had scratches to his face and legs but was apparently OK. The driver told police he didn’t even […]

  • Michaela Pereira, Ben Affleck Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    The ALS ice bucket challenge, which seeks to raise money for and awareness of ALS, was accepted by KTLA anchor (and current CNN “New Day” co-host) Michaela Pereira and actor-director Ben Affleck. Pereira also made a donation to the fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease, and challenged TNT Sports’ David Aldridge, NBC’s Erica Hill, and “New Day” executive producer Matt Frucci. Affleck’s wife, actress Jennifer Garner, poured ice water onto him as he stood at the edge of a pool. He then […]

  • Cuppy the cat is accused of holding a woman and her adult daughter "hostage" in their Chula Vista home.

    Terror Cat Holding SoCal Family ‘Hostage’ Prompts Police Response, Barricade Situation

    An angry cat named “Cuppy” terrorized a Chula Vista family earlier this week, forcing a mother and her adult daughter to barricade themselves inside a room and call 911, according to reports. “Female’s calling on 911 advising that her cat is holding her and her adult daughter hostage in the bedroom and it attacks them when they try to leave,” an emergency operator said over the radio, according to an audio recording. Police responded to the call early Tuesday morning […]

  • San Diego County authorities were hoping newly released surveillance video will help them find whoever vandalized American flags at a senior community. (Credit: Fox 5 San Diego)

    3 Sought as Security Cameras Capture American Flags at SoCal Senior Community Being Vandalized

    Security cameras caught three people desecrating American flags at a senior community in Oceanside, and authorities were hoping that the newly released surveillance footage will help them catch the culprits. One of the attacks occurred at the home of a 91-year-old World War II Veteran, according to KTLA sister-station Fox 5 San Diego. “I saw my flag was all painted and the one next door was painted,” Virgil Hardin told the television station. “I spent 30 months over there during […]