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  • Florida Man Charged After Video Posted on Facebook Shows Him Eating Pancakes in Roadway: Police

    A Florida man who set up a small table and chair in the middle of a road and ate pancakes while vehicles whizzed by him has been charged in connection with the incident, police said Friday. Lakeland police received a call about 10:50 a.m. Tuesday regarding a man eating breakfast in a crosswalk of the eastbound lanes of Memorial Boulevard and Brunnell Parkway, according to a Facebook post on the department’s page. Officers responded to the scene but were unable […]

  • Woman Who Disappeared From Goodwill Parking Lot in Reseda Found Dead Nearly 2 Months Later in Santa Clarita

    A 26-year-old Tarzana woman who disappeared in the San Fernando Valley two months ago was identified as the victim found dead in the Santa Clarita area earlier this month, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office confirmed Wednesday. Maricela Garcia was last seen on the evening of Jan. 12 at a Goodwill store on Sherman Way in Reseda. She was browsing the store with her younger sister and friends when she went outside to smoke a cigarette, according to Sarah Garcia, her sister. She […]

  • 2 Young Men Dead, 2 Others Injured After High-Speed Crash in Oxnard: Police

    Two men were killed and two others injured when a pickup truck lost control and crashed in Oxnard Tuesday night, police said. Emergency personnel responded to the area of Pleasant Valley Road and Longfellow Way at approximately 8:09 p.m. to a solo-vehicle crash, with a driver and three passengers trapped, according to an Oxnard Police Department news release. Using extrication tools, EMS personnel managed to get the occupants out of the truck. The driver, 22-year-old Mario Gurrola, and a passenger, 20-year-old […]

  • McDonald’s Birthday Breakfast

    Everybody loves KTLA 5 Morning News weatherman Henry DiCarlo’s birthday announcements.  Now you could win a McDonald’s gift card!  Just post a birthday announcement request on Henry DiCarlo’s Facebook page.  Every Friday after 6:00 a.m., Henry will pick one request submitted on Facebook that week to win a $100 McDonald’s gift card that can be used for a special birthday breakfast.

  • Ventura County Firefighter Completes L.A. Marathon in Full Gear to Raise Money in Honor of Fallen Colleagues

    Dressed in full gear and carrying an American flag, Ventura County firefighter Rudy Marin completed the Los Angeles Marathon Sunday as he raised money for a memorial honoring his fallen colleagues. Marin was one of thousands who made the 26.2-mile trek from Dodger Stadium near downtown L.A. to the Santa Monica shoreline. To complete the race, Marin said he alternated between running and walking; it took him about eight hours to finish. In an interview with KTLA as he made […]

  • Man With Autism Who Vanished in Santa Monica After L.A. Marathon Found in Inglewood: Police

    A 21-year-old man with autism who was reported missing in Santa Monica after the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday was found in Inglewood, police announced Tuesday morning. Inglewood police located Romario Snow, according to the Santa Monica Police Department, which did not provide further details on how or where the missing man was found. Before the announcement Tuesday, police said Snow had last been seen by L.A. Marathon security at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard shortly […]

  • Victorville Man Sought in Connection to Attack on Developmentally Disabled Teen: Police

    Deputies on Monday asked for the public’s help in locating a man accused of attacking a 19-year-old man with developmental disabilities in Victorville, police said. The incident occurred in the 13600 block of Hamlet Court on Friday. Deputies responded to the location after a father reported that his son had been attacked by his neighbor, who allegedly hit the 19-year-old in the face with an unknown object, the Victorville Police Department said in a news release. The suspect is then […]

  • Suspect Accused of Shooting Deputy in Hesperia, Killing Man in Highland and Opening Fire on 210 Freeway Enters Not Guilty Plea

    The suspect accused of attempting to kill a San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy in Hesperia after allegedly fatally shooting a man in Highland and opening fire on a stretch of the 210 Freeway in Rialto pleaded not guilty during his arraignment on Monday, authorities say. Kenneth Scott Welch, 37, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of attempted murder of a peace officer, two counts of shooting at an occupied vehicle using a firearm and causing […]

  • Ex-Teacher Who Slit Throat in O.C. Court After Being Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Teen Girl Sentenced to Prison

    A former teacher who slit his own throat in a Santa Ana courtroom last year immediately after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage girl was sentenced Friday to 46 years to life in state prison, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said. In addition to prison, 57-year-old Jeffrey Jones, of Huntington Beach, will have to register as a sex offender, a DA’s news release stated. Jones was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a […]