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

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  • Hundreds of Firefighters Battling 1,200-Acre ‘Dangerous, Critical’ Wildfire South of Beaumont; 10 Percent Contained

    About 400 firefighters were working tirelessly to try and contain a fast-moving brush fire that had scorched 1,200 acres near Beaumont Monday evening. The fire, dubbed the Manzanita Fire, was first reported at 3:10 p.m. in Lambs Canyon south of Beaumont and was burning at a “critical rate.” As of 6 p.m. the swift moving blaze had charred more than 1,200 acres and crews were on  the ground and in the air working to get containment, the Riverside County Fire […]

  • Riverside Police Release Sketch of Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl in Dumpster Area of Church

    Police are trying to identify a man accused of sexually assaulting a girl in an enclosed dumpster area at a church in Riverside. Officers responded to the report of a kidnapping and sexual assault on Sunday about 2:30 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 5900 Grand Avenue, the Riverside Police Department said in a news release. Investigators said the the man pulled the girl into the enclosed dumpster area and sexually assaulted her. She […]

  • Woman Sexually Assaulted While Walking to Car in Manhattan Beach; Man Sought: Police

    A woman was sexually assaulted over the weekend in Manhattan Beach, and police on Wednesday released a sketch of the suspect as they asked for the public’s help in finding her attacker. The victim was walking to her parked vehicle in the 800 block of Ardmore Avenue Saturday around midnight when she was approached behind by a man, according to a Manhattan Beach Police Department news release. Surveillance video from a neighbor’s home security system shows the man following the […]

  • Deputies Arrest Man Seen Urinating at Sierra Madre Gold Line Station, Find Cache of Weapons in His Bag

    A man was arrested Wednesday after deputies saw him urinating in a planter and found him to be in possession of a cache of weapons at a Gold Line station in Pasadena. Twenty-eight-year-old Christopher Goodine, of Union City, Georgia, was taken into custody after two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies noticed him urinating in a planter at the Sierra Madre Gold Line Station in Pasadena at about 9:20 a.m. He originally gave deputies a false name, but then he said his […]

  • 8 Electric Carts Stolen From CSUN; Public’s Help Sought to Identify Thieves

    Police at Cal State Northridge are asking for the public’s help in identifying the men who allegedly stole several electric carts from campus and took them out on joyrides. The thefts took place between 2 p.m. Monday and 9:45 a.m. Tuesday with the eight carts reported stolen from the Physical Plant Management, Redwood Hall, B5 Parking Structure, Oviatt Library and UP 13, the CSUN Police Department said in a news release. Police said they also had two reports of attempted vehicle thefts. […]

  • Arcadia Police Pursue White Car on Westbound 10 Freeway for Alleged Speeding Violations

    Arcadia police pursued a white car on Wednesday evening for alleged speeding violations. The pursuit started about 8 p.m. on the westbound 10 Freeway, an Arcadia Police Department official told KTLA. Aerial images from Sky5 showed police following the car on the freeway until the driver stopped in a neighborhood and took off on foot in the area of 57th Street and Normandie Avenue in South Los Angeles. At about 8:27 p.m. police had a perimeter set up and were […]

  • Sex Offender Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting 82-Year-Old Riverside Woman With Intent to Rape Her

    A registered sex offender has been arrested after allegedly trying to assault an 82-year-old woman with the intent to rape her at her Riverside home, police said. Detectives took Angel Joseph Garcia, 46, into custody in connection with an assault on a woman he allegedly knew, the Riverside Police Department said in a news release Tuesday. Garcia allegedly went to the woman’s home in the Canyon Crest neighborhood around 9 p.m. Thursday and asked her for help. Once inside her […]

  • Woodland Hills Mansion Catches Fire After Massive Gas Explosion: LAFD

    Crews battled a dangerous blaze Monday evening at a Woodland Hills mansion that went up in flames after a massive gas explosion. The fire was reported about 7:40 p.m. at a two-story mansion located at 4961 Marmol Drive, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a news release. Crews on scene reported heavy fire and at least one gas explosion. Responding firefighters attacked the fire from the outside of the mansion as the structured was “compromised.” LAFD officials told KTLA […]

  • Man Charged With Brutally Beating His 82-Year-Old Grandfather After Breaking Into His Pomona Home

    A man has been charged with breaking into his grandfather’s Pomona home and brutally beating him earlier this month. Sammeon Christian Waller, 24, is facing felony counts of elder abuse and first-degree burglary, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said in a news release Tuesday. On June 9 police responded to a home in the 2900 block of Gayridge Street to conduct a welfare check on Robert McPherson, 82, who had not been seen or heard from in several […]