Mariel Turner is a digital news producer at KTLA.


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    Heightened Security at Chris Brown Concert at The Forum on Tuesday in Light of Manchester Attack

    Inglewood police prepared for extra security at a Chris Brown concert at The Forum on Tuesday after 22 concertgoers were killed in a suicide attack in Manchester, UK. Officers said in a press release that they have received no specific threats but would maintain heightened awareness at the concert in “an abundance of caution.” “We have to get better at detecting these types of devices,” said Chief Charlie Beck with the Los Angeles Police Department at a press conference earlier […]

  • 74-Year-Old Rabbi Brutally Beaten in Broad Daylight on Fairfax District Street; Attacker Sought

    A 74-year-old man who was walking in a residential part of the Fairfax District on Monday morning was brutally beaten in an apparently unprovoked attack that was captured on a home surveillance camera. The attack occurred around 8:30 a.m. in the 180 block of Formosa Avenue when a man approached the victim and began kicking and punching him, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A man who witnessed the aftermath of the attack told KTLA the victim was a rabbi […]

  • 15-Year-Old Injured After Being Struck By Falling Dead Tree in Panorama City

    A 15-year-old boy was injured while skateboarding when a dead tree fell on him in Panorama City, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Authorities were called to the scene in the 8000 block of North Ranchito Avenue around 6:56 p.m. after reports of an unknown medical complaint and a tree down. A friend of the victim called police and reported that a large tree had fallen on his friend, according to Mike Lopez with the Los Angeles Police Department. […]

  • Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Crash in Porter Ranch

    A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a driver failed to look both ways at an intersection in Porter Ranch on Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Officers were called to scene of a traffic collision at the intersection of Reseda Boulevard and San Fernando Mission Boulevard around 2 p.m. A preliminary investigation revealed that a driver failed to look both ways at the intersection causing the motorcyclist to crash, according to Detective Bustos. The motorcyclist was taken […]

  • Reality Star Scott Disick’s Home Burglarized in Hidden Hills: LASD

    Burglars ransacked the Hidden Hills home of television reality star Scott Disick, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said on Monday. Officers were called to Disick’s home in the 5500 block of Bill Cody Road on Sunday morning around 1:20 a.m. after burglars forcibly entered the property, the Department said. Officers found signs of forced entry to a rear sliding glass door, according to authorities. The 33-year-old was not home at the time of the burglary and officers do not yet know what was […]

  • Man Found Dead on Tustin Front Lawn Was Killed in Santa Ana, Police Say

    A 25-year-old man who was found dead on the front lawn of a home in Tustin was fatally shot in Santa Ana before being moved, Santa Ana police announced on Monday. Jose Peralta, a resident of Orange, was found in the front yard of a home in the 600 block of West Main Street by a neighbor around 6 a.m. Sunday morning. Investigators have determined that Peralta was killed in a gang-related shooting in the area of 200 South Cedar […]

  • 1 Man Dead, 2 Injured After Car Crashes Into Utility Pole in Long Beach

    One man died and two others were injured after a driver suspected of being under the influence crashed into a utility pole in Long Beach, the Long Beach Police Department said in a press release on Sunday. Officers were called to the scene of a crash at the intersection of Clark Avenue and Eagle Street around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning. There, they found two passengers suffering from injuries inside a 2000 Toyota Avalon. The 24-year-old driver of the vehicle was […]

  • 1 Stabbed in Parking Lot Near ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood

    Police are investigating on Sunday after a person was stabbed multiple times in the parking lot behind ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood Saturday night. The stabbing occurred around 9:50 p.m. in the 1400 block of Ivar Avenue after a fight broke out in the parking lot, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The victim was transported in stable condition and the stabbing suspect is in custody. There were multiple witnesses to the stabbing but they have been uncooperative, police said. […]

  • Man Fatally Shot by Police, Woman Detained After Pursuit Ends in Long Beach Area

    A man was fatally wounded by officers and a woman taken into custody after the two got out of a pursuit vehicle in the Long Beach area and attempted to flee on foot. The pursuit began around 12:36 p.m. when nearby South Gate police officers identified a white van as stolen. “Officers in the city have like plate readers, and the plate readers picked up this van as stolen,” said Lt. John Corina with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. […]