Mariel Turner is a digital news producer at KTLA.


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  • 7 People Injured After 3 Car Collision in Jefferson Park

    Seven people were injured after three cars crashed into each other in Jefferson Park on Saturday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The crash occurred around 3:41 p.m. in the 2500 block of Crenshaw Boulevard. Four adults and one minor were transported to a local hospital, three sustained non-life threatening injuries and two declined transport, the Department said. One woman is listed in serious condition and all others are listed in fair condition. One person had to be extricated […]

  • 5 People in Critical Condition After 2 Car Collision in La Habra Heights

    Five people are in critical condition after two cars crashed into each other in La Habra Heights, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies were called to the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Kashlan Road around 10:08 p.m. There, they found a traffic collision involving two vehicles, authorities said. Five critical patients were transported to local hospitals, according to Supervisor Pickett with the Department. The ages and genders of the patients are unknown, Pickett added. Correction: An earlier […]

  • Car Clips Side of Home; Driver Fatally Shot in La Mirada

    A driver died from multiple gunshot wounds after he clipped the side of a home with his car in La Mirada, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies were called to the scene at the intersection of Valley View Avenue and Mansa Drive around 8:08 p.m. after receiving reports of a traffic collision. An initial investigation revealed that a car had clipped the side of the home in the area, authorities said. The driver was found to be […]

  • Campus Police Release Sketch of UCLA Sexual Battery Suspect

    Campus police released a sketch of a man suspected of sexually battering a victim at the University of California-Los Angeles, authorities announced on Friday. The suspect, who is described as a 50-year-old, 5-foot 8-inch Hispanic man with a thin build, gray beard and short, dark hair, is accused of approaching the victim on May 31 and asking for directions to the Faculty Center, according to police. The victim provided directions to the man and led him to the building where […]

  • Woman Recovering After Being Attacked by Swarm of Bees in Huntington Beach

    A woman is recovering on Wednesday after being attacked by a swarm of bees at her friend’s home in Huntington Beach. Mary Ann Speicher, of Ontario, was visiting her 93-year-old friend, Esther, in the area of Garfield Avenue and Seapoint Street when a large swarm of bees attacked her and became tangled in her hair Saturday morning. “I felt like I was holding this big, giant buzzing helmet,” said Mary Ann Speicher. “It felt like it came over my head […]

  • Riverside Police Rescue Puppy From 133-Degree Heat Inside Car

    Police in Riverside rescued a 2-month old puppy from inside a car where temperatures reached 133 degrees on Wednesday. Two officers found the female pit bull mix inside a car in downtown Riverside at the intersection of 12th and Lemon Streets around 10:30 a.m. “When I arrived I found a pit bull puppy in a white Impala that, when I got out of my vehicle, I could hear whimpering,” said Officer Cecelia Morris with animal control. Authorities were able to […]

  • Fire Erupts After Car Crashes Into Parked Vehicles in Whittier

    A building caught fire after a car crashed into multiple parked vehicles in Whittier on Wednesday, according to the Whittier Police Department. The collision occurred around 1:20 p.m. in the 6500 block of Greenleaf Avenue. The driver suffered a “medical event” that caused him to crash into several parked cars on the street, police said. One of the cars caught fire and the flames spread to a building nearby. One person was injured in the incident but it is unknown […]

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    Riverside Firefighters Battling 153-Acre Brush Fire Near Moreno Valley

    Riverside firefighters are battling a 153-acre wildfire in Moreno Valley on Sunday afternoon, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The fire began around 4:30 p.m. at Reche Canyon Road near Haugen Drive, north of Moreno Valley, and is burning at a moderate rate, fire officials said. Cal Fire firefighters are assisting the Riverside Fire Department on the scene. The blaze is currently 60 percent contained and the forward progress has been stopped, fire officials added. Check […]

  • 2 Suspects Injured During Marijuana ‘Honey Oil’ Lab Explosion in South El Monte

    Two people were injured during a marijuana extraction laboratory explosion that caused $80,000 worth of damage in South El Monte on Sunday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies and Los Angeles County firefighters were called to a motel in the 1200 block of Durfee Avenue around 12:37 a.m. There, they found several motel rooms on fire. After the flames were extinguished, investigators recovered evidence at the scene and determined that a possible “honey oil” marijuana extraction lab […]