Tracy Bloom is a digital news producer for in Los Angeles.

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  • O.C. Restaurant Manager Beaten Unconscious After He Refused to Give 2 Men Free Pizza, Friend Says

    A Huntington Beach restaurant manager was brutally beaten by two men after he refused to give them free slices of pizza, the victim’s friend said Monday. The Huntington Beach Police Department confirmed two men were booked into jail in connection with the assault, which left the man unconscious and with a serious head injury. Officers located the victim in the 300 block of Pacific Coast Highway just before 1 a.m. Sunday after being contacted about a fight in the area, according […]

  • 3 Arrested, Jailed in Lieu of $1 Million Bail After Teen Hit in the Head With Bat at Bonfire: SBSD

    Three young men accused of planning an assault they allegedly carried out on a 17-year-old boy at a bonfire in Helendale have been arrested, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday. Deputies began investigating the incident after a caller late Friday night reported that the teen had been hit in the head with an unknown object during an assault, according to a sheriff’s news release. The victim was flown to Loma Linda University Medical Center and is in stable […]

  • CHP: Fillmore Dad Fatally Hits 3-Year-Old Daughter With Truck After Failing to See Her in Driveway

    A 3-year-old girl died after her father didn’t see her in the driveway of their Fillmore area home and struck her with his truck late last week, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday. The incident occurred Friday around 2:45 p.m. near State Route 126 and Powell Road, according to a CHP news release. The little girl, who was home with her mother and other family members, had wandered into the driveway after managing to “avoid adult supervision,” the release stated. […]

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    Time to Spring Forward as Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday

    It’s once again time to turn those clocks ahead one hour in the U.S. as daylight saving time starts this weekend. The time change goes into effect at 2 a.m. Sunday, at which point clocks spring forward 60 minutes. Nearly all of the U.S. observes daylight saving, except for Hawaii and most of Arizona. The U.S. territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and American Samoa also do not take part in the biannual time change. The Los Angeles County […]

  • KTLA to Broadcast 10 Los Angeles Dodgers Games This Season

    Los Angeles Dodgers fans’ will be able to watch 10 televised Los Angeles Dodgers games on KTLA at the start of the season following an agreement with Spectrum Networks, the cable provider announced Wednesday. The games, which will be simulcast on SportsNet LA, take place in the first five weeks, between April 5 and May 7, according to a Spectrum Networks news release (PDF). They include matchups with the San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs. Fans will […]

  • As Live Video Shows April the Giraffe Inching Closer to Labor, Llama Gives Birth at New York Zoo

    While tens of thousands of people continue to tune into a livestream in anticipation of the birth of a baby giraffe at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, the zoo on Friday announced that one of its llamas had given birth. The cria was born about 1 p.m. Thursday, marking the first llama birth on site, the zoo said in a Facebook post Friday. The young llama, as well as his mother, are both said to be doing well; […]

  • Suspected DUI Driver Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in South Los Angeles: DA’s Office

    A woman who was suspected of driving under the influence when she was allegedly involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in South L.A. pleaded not guilty to several charges in the case, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Friday. Iyerusalem Bihon, 36, was charged with felony counts of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, vehicular manslaughter, hit-and-run driving resulting in death to another person, and driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage causing injury, according to a DA’s […]

  • Cerritos College Football Player Charged With Forcible Rape Was Previously Convicted of Rape as a Teen

    A Cerritos College football player who was previously convicted of raping a girl while he was in high school has been arrested after allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman in Norwalk last year, authorities said Thursday. Kishawn Holmes, 21, was taken into custody on suspicion of rape and sexual assault on Feb. 22, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department news release. The incident occurred on Sept. 8, 2016, according to the criminal complaint from the L.A. County District Attorney’s […]

  • Casey Anthony May Have Accidentally Killed Her Daughter, Trial Judge Says

    The judge who presided over the Casey Anthony murder trial more than five years ago said in an interview published in the Orlando Sentinel Thursday that the mother may have accidentally killed her 2-year-old daughter. Former Circuit Judge Belvin Perry Jr., who was chief of the Orange-Osceola circuit in Florida, said Anthony may have been trying to quiet the child with chloroform and used “too much.” “There was a possibility that she may have utilized that to keep the baby quiet […]