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    Thanksgiving Turkey Visit

    We may come knocking on Thanksgiving! Fill out and submit the form below and we may visit you on Thanksgiving Day!  

  • Army Specialist Brent Grommet and Matty (lower right) worked as a bomb detection team in Afghanistan until a roadside blast in June 2013 ended both their careers. (Credit: : KTVI)

    US Soldier Finally Reunited With Military Dog That Saved His life

    After 17 months, a soldier in Herculaneum, Missouri, has been reunited with the dog that saved his life. Army Spc. Brent Grommet and a German shepherd named Matty worked as a bomb detection team in Afghanistan until a roadside blast in June 2013 ended both their careers. While Grommet was in the hospital, he filed papers to adopt Matty, and had it approved, but then for reasons still unclear, the army allowed someone else to adopt the dog. Ever since, […]

  • Rylee McCune, 9, and her cousin, 11-year-old Infinity White, saved up $137 to buy supplies to help the homeless in Vancouver. (Credit: KPTV)

    Two Washington State Girls Use Allowance to Buy Cold Weather Supplies for Homeless

    Two young girls are working to make a difference in their community by helping the homeless residents of Vancouver, Washington, make it through the cold November nights. Rylee McCune, 9, and her cousin, 11-year-old Infinity White, saved up their allowances. The pair managed to come up with $137 and set out to buy some things they thought people on the streets would need, like dry socks, gloves and toothpaste. On Monday the girls headed to downtown Vancouver to pass out […]

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    Amazing “Spider-Dad” Gives Dying Son Once-in-a-Lifetime Birthday Surprise

    It was likely the best birthday gift 5-year-old Jayden had ever received. Jayden was fighting a grade four brain-stem tumor and his father, Mike Wilson, said doctors told the family the average survival rate was about a year. That was why Wilson, a Parkour enthusiast, dreamed up an incredible surprise for his son’s birthday last week. Jayden loves Spiderman, so Wilson had a replica Spider Man costume made in his size. As Jayden’s family began the party Wilson suddenly had […]

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    2014 Toys for the Holidays toy drive

    ‘Tis the season…the season of giving…and it’s almost time for the annual Toys for the Holidays toy drive at Six Flags Magic Mountain! December 6th and 7th when you bring a new, unwrapped toy valued at $20 or more* to the donation booth at Six Flags Magic Mountain, you’ll receive a FREE general admission ticket for the day! Share the spirit of the holidays, help spread some joy to children all over the southland, PLUS, spend a thrilling day enjoying […]

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    KTLA 5 Season of Sharing 2014

    The need for food for the less fortunate residents of Southern California is always great, and though the need lasts year-round, the holiday season is a particularly tough time for many.  That’s why KTLA 5, Stater Bros. Markets, Whole Foods, and the Salvation Army — as well as Second Harvest, the LA Regional Food Bank, and Feeding America Riverside/San Bernardino — have joined forces to collect food donations as part of the 2014 Season of Sharing. We invite viewers to […]

  • Linton Brandon Keyton and Leeanna Keyton (Credit: Titus County Sheriff's Office)

    Texas Couple Arrested After Two Young Children Test Positive for Meth

    Two East Texas fugitives were recently taken into custody after their young children tested positive for meth. On Saturday, October 25, 2014, investigators obtained a search warrant for a local hotel room occupied by Linton Brandon Keyton and Leeanna Keyton. The warrant was served by the Titus County Sheriff’s Office and Mount Pleasant Police Department. Only Leeanna Keyton was found in the room. Authorities discovered methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia at the location. Leanna Keyton was charged with possession of a […]

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    Quiz: Can You Match the KTLA 5 Morning News Anchors/Reporters With Their Baby Photos?

    As part of our Throwback Thursday segments all November long, we’ve upped the stakes and put together this 10-question “TBT” quiz. Just click or tap on your guesses to advance the quiz.

  • Police rescued a man from inside a wall of a Marshalls department store in Longmont, Colorado. (Credit: Longmont Times-Call)

    Man Rescued After Being Trapped Inside Wall of Marshalls Store for Days

    Police rescued a man from inside a wall of a Marshalls department store in Colorado on Tuesday morning, and they believe he had been trapped for two to three days. The Longmont Police Department said employees heard the man inside the wall and called police. Police and fire crews then pulled the man, believed to be in his 40s, from the wall. The Longmont Times-Call identified the man as Paul Felyk, 35, and reported he was taken to Longmont United […]