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  • Kmart, Joe Boxer Unveil New ‘Jingle Bellies’ Ad

    After Kmart and Joe Boxer unveiled “Jingle Bellies,” a new ad for the holiday season, the men of the KTLA 5 Morning News produced their own version of the commercial. Megan Henderson reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

  • People who play action video games may have a higher capacity for learning, according to a new study from the University of Rochester.

    Study: Action Video Games Can Make You Smarter

    People who play action video games displayed a higher capacity for learning, according to a new study. Chris Schauble reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.

  • Multi-Vehicle Crash Involving Airport K-9 Officer Backs Up Traffic for Miles on 15 Freeway

    A Los Angeles Airport Police K-9 officer assigned to the Ontario Airport was involved in a multi-vehicle traffic collision Tuesday on the north bound 15 Freeway. The unidentified officer was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment. Seven other motorists were also injured in the crash. This video aired on the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. More video:

  • The Guinness Book of World Records recently added the world's tallest cow to its books. (Credit: CNN)

    Guinness Book of World Records Names World’s Tallest Cow

    The world’s tallest cow lives in Illinois, according to a recent addition to the Guinness Book of World Records.

  • A fire broke out at a Westlake church on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. (Credit: OnScene)

    Video: Firefighters Battle Blaze at Westlake Church

    Firefighters extinguished a blaze that spread from a Westlake patio to a nearby church early Friday morning, according to officials. The fire broke out in the 900 block of South Westlake Avenue (map) around 1:28 a.m., according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main. It took 55 firefighters 19 minutes to knockdown the fire, she stated. The cost of damage and cause of the fire was under investigation.

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    Free Flu Vaccines Offered at 11 L.A. County Library Branches

    Free flu vaccines will be offered at 11 library branches in Los Angeles County, health officials said Wednesday. • Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Duarte Library, 1301 Buena Vista St. 626-358-1865 • Thursday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. East Los Angeles Library, 4837 E. 3rd St. 323-264-0155 • Thursday, Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Malibu Library, 23519 W. Civic Center Way, 310-456-6438 • Friday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Lancaster Library, 601 W. Lancaster Blvd. 661-948-5029 • Saturday, Nov. 15, 11 […]

  • Compassion & Choices, a life-rights advocacy group, posted this picture of Brittany Maynard in her obituary, posted Nov. 2, 2014.

    Brittany Maynard’s Official Obituary From Her Family

    The following is the official obituary from the family of Brittany Maynard, a California woman who was diagnosed with terminal cancer and moved to Oregon to use the state’s “Death With Dignity Act.” Compassion & Choices, a life-rights advocacy group Maynard worked with, said Sunday she had died.   Brittany Lauren Maynard was born in 1984 and forged a brief but solid 29 years of generosity, compassion, education, travel and humor. She happily met her husband, Daniel Diaz, in April […]

  • Just 22 hours before landing in Des Moines, Sgt. John Vorrath was deployed with his unit in the Middle East. Without clearance to leave, he was able to be there with his wife, Janae, in the delivery room via Facetime as she brought little Charlotte into the world. (Credit: Mary Greeley Medical Center/WHO-TV)

    Deployed Soldier Surprises Wife in Iowa After Watching Birth of Baby Girl on iPad

    As he watched the birth of his second child on his iPad, a National Guard Sergeant was given permission to travel half way around the world to surprise his wife in Ames. Just 22 hours before landing in Des Moines, Sgt. John Vorrath was deployed with his unit in the Middle East. Without clearance to leave, he was able to be there with his wife, Janae, in the delivery room via Facetime as she brought little Charlotte into the world. […]

  • DiOGi, a K-9 with the Holmdel Police Department in New Jersey, was diagnosed with an inoperable form of cancer. He was given an emotional farewell by officers before being put down. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

    Officers Bid Emotional Farewell to Police Dog Suffering From Cancer

    Diagnosed with an inoperable form of cancer, a New Jersey police dog was given an emotional farewell by officers before being put down. Rick Chambers reports for the KTLA 5 News at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.