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  • Surf Report: Ridable Swells for Orange County

    Jim Castillo has the surf report for Sunday, October 20, 2013.

  • Woman Gives Birth to Baby Boy in Torrance Bookstore – Christina Pascucci Reports

    A woman gave birth to a health baby boy at a Barnes and Noble bookstore in Torrance with the help of local firefighters. Christina Pascucci reports from Torrance for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Saturday, October 19, 2013.

  • Violin Played as Titanic Sank Sells for $1.7 Million at Auction

    A violin played by the Titanic’s bandleader as the ship sank sold at auction Saturday for more than $1.7 million, a UK-based auction house said. The price — 1.1 million British pounds, when adding the buyer’s premium and tax — is by far the highest ever fetched for memorabilia tied to the sunken passenger ship, according to veteran collector Craig Sopin. “This figure is going to be hard to beat,” said Sopin, who helped authenticate the fact the violin came […]

  • Dozens Displaced in West L.A. High-Rise Apartment Fire – Steve Kuzj Reports

    About 125 residents of a West Los Angeles high-rise were displaced after a fire swept through an eleventh floor unit. Steve Kuzj reports from West L.A. for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Saturday, October 19, 2013.

  • Mom Gives Birth to Baby Boy in Lobby of Torrance Bookstore – Christina Pascucci Reports

    A woman went into labor and gave birth inside a Barnes and Noble bookstore in Torrance on Friday night. Christina Pascucci reports from Torrance for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Saturday, October 19, 2013.

  • Non-Fiction: Mother Gives Birth Inside Torrance Bookstore

    A mother who gave birth inside a Barnes & Noble bookstore at Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance on Friday will have quite a tale to tell her child one day. The Torrance Fire Department was called to the scene at about 7:30 p.m., finding a woman in labor at the bookstore, according to fire Capt. Steve Deuel. “It was a little bit chaotic when we arrived because a lot of the customers didn’t know what was happening. But mom […]

  • Escaped Florida Inmates Arrested in Panama City Motel

    Florida authorities arrested two convicted murderers Saturday evening who had been on the lam after being released from prison with forged documents, a state agency said. Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins were taken into custody “without incident” at 6:40 p.m. at Panama City’s Coconut Grove Motor Inn, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said. Members of that agency and the U.S. Marshals Service found and detained the two men, the agency said. Authorities have been searching for Walker and Jenkins, […]

  • 2 Maintenance Workers Hit, Killed by BART Train in Walnut Creek

    Two maintenance workers were killed Saturday when they were hit by a BART train while conducting a track inspection, officials said. “The BART police received a call…that two people had been struck and killed by a train on the track between the Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hills stations,” Ben Fairow, spokesman for the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police, said. “Our officers indeed confirmed that two people had been struck and both were fatalities.” “We have the scene locked down and […]

  • Surf Report: O.C. Swells Could Top 5 Feet

    Swells could reach five feet in Orange County; water temperature will stay in the low 60’s. Jim Castillo has the surf report for the KTLA 5 News at 10 for Sunday, Oct.6, 2013.