Nisha Gutierrez-Jaime is a digital news producer at KTLA.


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  • Police Release Sketch of Intruder Wanted in Pasadena Home Invasion, Stabbing

    Police released a sketch on Wednesday of a man wanted in connection with the stabbing of another man during a home-invasion robbery in Pasadena. Two suspects are sought in the incident, which occurred at a home in the 1900 block of East Villa Street just before 2 a.m. on Sunday, police said in a news release. First responders found the victim “bleeding profusely,” authorities said. A neighbor at the location said he was a man in his 20s, who lives in […]

  • 25-Year-Old Man Convicted of Murder in 2011 Torture and Burning Death of Ontario Woman

    A man was convicted Tuesday for his role in the torture and burning death of a 34-year-old Ontario woman in 2011 who was attacked by a group of people, including her ex-boyfriend. A jury found Johnny Hernandez, 25, guilty of first-degree murder, torture, mayhem and arson causing the death of Maria Banuelos, the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office announced in a news release. On Oct. 22, 2011, Officers from the Ontario Police Department responded to an apartment complex and […]

  • A home intruder is shown in a photo released by the Laguna Beach Police Department on June 12, 2018.

    71-Year-Old Woman Tied Up, Guns and Money Stolen in Laguna Beach Home-Invasion: Police

    A 71-year-old woman was tied up late Monday when two gunmen entered her Laguna Beach home on a hunt for drugs and money, police said. The woman called police to report the incident just after 11 p.m. at her home in the 20000 block of Laguna Canyon Road, the Laguna Beach Police Department said in a news release. The woman said she was still partially bound when she managed to call 911. She said the intruders pressed a gun to […]

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    2 Men Convicted in 2006 Triple Killing at Burning Home in Pinyon Pines

    A  jury found two men guilty in the killings of three people found dead inside their burning Pinyon Pines home in 2006, officials said Thursday. Robert Lars Pape, 29, and Cristin Conrad Smith, 29, were each convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of Jon Hayward and Vicki Friedli, the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office said in a news release. Pape was also found guilty of second-degree murder for the  death of Friedli’s daughter, Becky. “Justice in this case, in […]

  • The 100 block of Main Street in Downey, where an off-duty police officer was convicted of assaulting three men, is seen in a Google Maps Street View image from December 2017.

    Ex-LAPD Officer Sentenced to 6 Years for Assaulting Men With Gun Outside El Segundo Restaurant

    A former Los Angeles police officer was sentenced to six years in state prison Thursday for pistol-whipping a man with a gun, and assaulting two others, outside of an El Segundo restaurant while he was off-duty, officials said. Joseph William Rooney, 34, was convicted by a jury in May of two counts of assault with a firearm, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said in a news release. Rooney was employed by the Los Angeles Police Department on May […]

  • Dylan James Jensen, 42, is shown in a booking photo released by the Santa Monica Police Department on June 5, 2018.

    Man Charged With Raping 66-Year-Old Woman at Knifepoint After Breaking Into Her Santa Monica Apartment: Officials

    A man was charged with the rape of a 66-year-old Santa Monica woman after police said he broke into her apartment while she was asleep. Dylan James Jensen, 42, is facing two counts each of forcible rape and sexual battery, one felony count each of first-degree residential burglary, sodomy by use of force and forcible oral copulation, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday in a news release. Jensen pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday. The […]

  • A water main break caused flooding on a Reseda street on Aug. 2, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Water Main Break in Reseda Causes Flooding in Neighborhood

    A six-inch water main burst Wednesday afternoon causing flooding in a Reseda neighborhood. The water main break was reported about 5:20 p.m. in the area of Cohasset Street and Rhea Avenue, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reported. Responding crews shut off the water and immediately began repairs. Aerial images from Sky5 showed flooding, damage to street pavement in the neighborhood and nearly a foot of water coating the street. No houses were damaged and no injuries were […]

  • A burglar is seen running from an Irvine home on July 31, 2017. (Credit: Irvine PD)

    Burglar Flees Irvine Home After Babysitter Catches Him by Surprise

    Police in Irvine are searching for a man who broke into a home, but was surprised when a babysitter walked inside with a little boy prompting him to flee. The home burglary was reported Monday between noon and 12:37 p.m. at a home in the 20 block of Royal Grove in the Woodbury neighborhood. When the babysitter returned to the home with a 4-year-old child, she saw the burglar on the staircase which led him to run out through an […]

  • ELAC Student Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault of Teen Girl; Authorities Believe More Victims Outstanding

    Authorities have arrested an East Los Angeles College student for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, and potentially victimizing others. Joao Affonso, 27, was arrested on July 21 and charged with three counts of sexual assault, Capt. Ruby Flores, of LAPD’s Hollenbeck Station, said at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. Affonso met the teenage victim, who is also an ELAC student, at the school’s cafeteria and invited her to study in unoccupied classrooms and vacant parts of campus on several […]