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Olsen Ebright is the executive producer, digital for KTLA 5 News. He joined the station in 2013. He previously worked as a digital media producer for KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, KNTV-TV in the San Francisco Bay Area and WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio.

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  • 11-Year-Old Boy Missing in Pomona Found Safe: Police

    An 11-year-old boy reported missing Friday has been found safe, according to the Pomona Police Department. Adam Hernandez was described as being in “good health” and not injured, according to a statement from police. The boy ran away from his foster home and was later taken to a Department of Children & Family Services office in Glendora on Friday morning by his biological father, police said. The boy was last seen about 6 p.m. Thursday in front of an apartment […]

  • 18-Month-Old Boy Dies After Incident at Fontana Day Care

    A Fontana mother is mourning her 18-month-old son who was fatally injured in an incident at his day care. The incident happened Oct. 5, according to a GoFundMe page created by a friend of the family of toddler Deacon Ryan Morin. Police on Tuesday said officers were called to Marriott Family Child Care in the 6800 block of Royal Crest Place for a child reported not breathing. When medical personnel arrived, they took over CPR and the 18-month-old was taken to Kaiser […]

  • Taxi Driver Fatally Beaten by Passenger in Franklin Village Area; Attacker Sought: Police

    A taxi cab driver was killed early Sunday morning after being attacked by his passenger in the Franklin Village area of Hollywood Hills, according to police. The attack happened shortly after 3 a.m. at a 76 gas station at Franklin Avenue and Beachwood Drive, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The fight started inside the vehicle and was prompted by a dispute over money, police said. “The cab driver was struck several times,” LAPD Lt. John Radtke told KTLA. […]

  • Authorities responded to a three-car collision near the intersection of La Brea and Fountain avenues on Aug. 13, 2016. (Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

    Taxi Driver Killed in Suspected DUI Collision Involving 3 Vehicles in West Hollywood

    A taxi driver was killed in a suspected DUI collision involving three vehicles early Saturday morning in West Hollywood. The collision happened near the intersections of La Brea and Fountain avenues just before 2 a.m. The taxi and an Uber with at least one passenger were traveling eastbound on Fountain, crossing La Brea when a woman driving a Hyundai ran a red light and collided with the two vehicles, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The taxi driver […]

  • Teen girls attend the inaugural LAFD Girls Camp in San Pedro on Aug. 13, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Teens Attend LAFD’s Inaugural Girls Camp in San Pedro

    Teen girls suited up in fire gear Saturday morning and went through firefighter training as part of the Los Angeles Fire Department’s effort to increase the number of women in its ranks. The LAFD Girls Camp, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in San Pedro, was open to girls ages 14-18. “We believe that if we start young and let them know that this is a career that they can actually pursue, we’ll have more female firefighters in the Los Angeles […]

  • 1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shooting at West Covina House Party

    At least one person was killed and another injured following a shooting at a West Covina house party, police said Saturday. The shooting happened Friday night in the 800 block of East Michelle Avenue. Police were responding to the home about 10:15 p.m. following reports of loud music. “When the first officers arrived on scene, they saw numerous partygoers running out of a residence reporting gunfire coming from the rear yard,” Officer Eddie Flores wrote in a news release. One […]

  • Photo Shows High-Profile Missile Launch Off SoCal Coast, Pentagon Confirms

    The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed the authenticity of a photo showing a high-profile missile launch off the coast of Southern California, despite oddities in the image’s technical data. The photograph — posted on the U.S. Strategic Command’s website Monday — showed a trident II D-5 ballistic missile launching from the USS Kentucky, an Ohio-class military submarine. According to the caption, the image was taken Saturday, Nov. 7. Digital photographs are automatically stamped with metadata created by the camera, ranging from […]

  • Avery Faeth appears in an undated photo featured on the Avery's Alliance GoFundMe page.

    Despite Insurance Denials, Granada Hills Family Says New Wheelchair Critical for Boy With Muscular Dystrophy

    A Granada Hills family struggling to pay for their son’s medical treatment, including a costly motorized wheelchair, have turned to social media and the Southern California community after repeated denials from their insurance company. Avery Faeth, 11, was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy on Feb. 14, 2007, a few months before his third birthday. The degenerative muscle disease has no cure. Boys diagnosed with it typically live into their late teens and early 20s, although the Muscular Dystrophy Association has […]

  • 189-Acre Rustic Fire in Simi Valley at 50% Containment After Threatening 500 Homes

    Firefighters on Friday night were gaining the upper hand on a brush fire in Simi Valley that had threatened hundreds of home in the area, officials said. The Rustic Fire, burning in the 500 block of Rustic Hills Drive (map), had destroyed about 189 acres by 8:30 p.m. but was 50 percent contained, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. It began before 3:45 p.m. “We’re extremely busy here in Ventura County,” said county fire Capt. Barry Parker. “The weather is […]