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

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  • 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 […]

  • Sky5 was overhead a house fire on Aug. 1, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Live Ammunition Discharged, Propane Tanks Set Off by Heat in North Hollywood House Fire: LAFD

    Firefighters battled a house fire Tuesday morning in North Hollywood that included live ammunition and propane tanks going off, but no injuries were reported. The fire started just before noon at a home located at 6664 N. Ampere Ave. Forty-five firefighters responded to the blaze and knocked it down within 25 minutes. Responding firefighters reported live ammunition discharging and several propane tanks set off by heat in the backyard of the home, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a […]

  • Authorities Confirm Fentanyl Found Inside Santa Ana Apartment Where 1 Man Was Found Dead Inside, 2 Others Critically Injured

    A man died, and two other men were critically injured, inside an apartment  in Santa Ana on Wednesday where first responders found the white, powdery substance fentanyl, a powerful opioid, strewn across one of the bedrooms, police said. Officers responded to an emergency call from an apartment located at the Villa Del Sol Apartment Homes, located in the 800 block of South Fairview, at about 10 a.m., the Santa Ana Police Department reported. Inside the home police found a woman […]

  • Man Convicted of Murder in Fatal Stabbing of 60-Year-Old Homeless Woman in Corona

    A man has been convicted by a jury for the 2016 fatal attack on a 60-year-old homeless woman in Corona. A jury found Steven Loia, 54, guilty of murder on July 20 for the death of Lavern Davis, who was brutally attacked with a bat and a knife in a shopping center parking lot on Sept. 22, 2016, the Corona Police Department said in a news release Tuesday. Loia attacked Davis with a bat and knife while she  was walking […]

  • Monterey Park Man Arrested After Allegedly Smuggling King Cobras in Potato Chip Canisters From Hong Kong

    A Monterey Park man has been arrested on a federal smuggling charge after authorities allegedly found three king cobras hidden in potato chip canisters, and three soft-shelled turtles, in a package sent to him from Hong Kong. Rodrigo Franco, 34, was arrested by special agents Tuesday morning and charged with one count of illegally importing merchandise into the United States,  according to a news release from the United States Attorney’s Office. The seizure was made March 2 when officials from […]

  • 93-Year-Old Woman Fatally Stabbed at Long Beach Assisted Living Facility; Police Arrest Female Roommate

    A 93-year-old woman was fatally stabbed Monday at an assisted living facility in Long Beach, and her female roommate was arrested in connection with the crime. Police responded about 3:17 p.m to the facility, located in the 3100 block of Artesia Boulevard, and found the victim, Alice Pritchard, with stab wounds to her upper torso, the Long Beach Police Department said in a news release Tuesday. Pritchard’s roommate, 65-year-old Linda Womack, was detained by officers at the scene and later […]

  • Public’s Help Sought in Identifying Long Beach Fast Food Robber Seen on Surveillance Video

    Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man seen on surveillance video robbing two fast food restaurants in Long Beach. In both robberies the man entered the fast food restaurants, ordered a meal and during the transactions pointed a handgun at the cashiers. After demanding and receiving money, he left the businesses on foot, the Long Beach Police Department said Tuesday in a news release. The most recent robbery happened June 15 at 7:15 a.m. at a […]