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


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  • A protester holds a sign during a demonstration against U.S. President Donald Trump on Jan. 20, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Thousands Protest in Rainy Streets of Los Angeles on Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day

    Thousands of people were taking part in several protests in the downtown Los Angeles area Friday as Donald Trump was sworn in the nation’s 45th president. The protests came amid a downpour that was drenching participants. Many marchers carried umbrellas and wore long rain coats. The Los Angeles Police Department warned people to be mindful of the weather, including motorists. One protester, a teacher who carried a pink umbrella, was marching east of L.A. Live a couple of hours after […]

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    Women’s March Los Angeles: What You Need to Know for Saturday’s Event

    This Saturday, one day after Donald Trump is sworn in as the nation’s 45th president, groups all over the country will gather to march in many cities, including in Los Angeles. The largest event is expected to take place in Washington, D.C., where organizers anticipate 200,000 people could attend the Women’s March on Washington. Organizers of the march say they want to greet Trump’s presidency by making a statement. “The Women’s March on Washington will send a bold message to our new […]

  • A woman was fatally stabbed at a home in San Fernando, shown, on Jan. 19, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Former Sheriff’s Deputy Detained in Fatal Stabbing of Wife at San Fernando Home; 2 Children Were Present

    A former sheriff’s deputy is a person of interest in the stabbing death of his wife, who died early Thursday in a San Fernando home where their two children were present, authorities said. The victim’s name has not been released but her husband was identified as Jorge Casas. Casas was a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy who resigned for personal reasons in 2006, according to sheriff’s Capt. Jeff Seroggin. Casas was with the department for two years, Seroggin said. Officers with the San […]

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    Woman Dies After Being Shot Multiple Times in Front of Cafe in San Bernardino

    A 41-year-old woman was shot to death in front of a cafe in San Bernardino Wednesday night, spurring a search for the shooter or shooters, authorities said Thursday morning. Officers responded to Gaby’s Cafe, located at 1641 N. Mount Vernon Ave., shortly before 9:30 p.m. after receiving multiple calls regarding a shooting in front of the business, according to a San Bernardino Police Department news release. The victim, who had been shot several times, was on the ground when police […]

  • The $250-million spec home is seen in a photo on the listing site. (Credit: Bruce Makowsky / BAM Luxury Development)

    $250 Million Bel-Air Mansion Is Priciest Home for Sale in US; Cost Includes Helicopter, $30-Million Car Collection

    With a price tag of $250 million, a newly listed mega-mansion in the Los Angeles area is now the most expensive home for sale in the U.S., according to multiple reports. The sprawling mansion in Bel-Air is four levels and 38,000-square feet of interiors. It features 12 bedrooms, 21 bathrooms, three kitchens, bowling alley, movie theater, candy room and an infinity pool complete with swim-up bar, the Los Angeles Times reported. Additionally, the lavish property includes a decommissioned helicopter from […]

  • A sign for Lake Matthews Elementary School is seen on Jan. 17, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Riverside Student Allowed to Return to School After Bringing Alleged ‘Kill List’ to Elementary School; Officials Say Students Were Never in Danger

    A Riverside elementary school student was being allowed to return to school after bringing an alleged “kill list” to campus last week, after authorities determined it was not a credible threat, school district officials said Tuesday. The list was first reported to school officials last Thursday, according to a letter from Lake Matthews Elementary School Principal Pamela Williams that was obtained by the Riverside Press-Enterprise. Following the discovery, the local law enforcement, along with experts from the school district, were called […]

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    Male Sought After 74-Year-Old Woman Raped at Mentone Home

    San Bernardino County authorities are searching for a male after a 74-year-old woman was raped inside her Mentone residence Monday night. The woman told investigators she was asleep inside her home when she woke up around 9:15 p.m. to a male choking her, according to a joint news release from the San Bernardino Sheriff’s and Yucaipa Police departments. She struggled with the attacker before he sexually assaulted and injured the woman, the release stated. The home’s alarm system sounded at some […]

  • A man's body was found near a dumpster in Anaheim on Jan. 16, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man’s Body Found Behind Dumpster Near Commercial Businesses in Anaheim

    A young man was found dead behind a dumpster near commercial businesses in Anaheim on Monday morning, prompting an investigation, police said. The man’s body was discovered around 6:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of South Sinclair Street, which is located a short distance away from the Honda Center and Angel Stadium. The victim, believed to be Latino and in his 20s, showed signs of trauma on his body, and investigators believe the case is a homicide, according to Anaheim […]

  • Ken M. Kennon is seen in a booking photo released by the Grover Beach Police Department on Jan. 16, 2017.

    Prius Driver Arrested After Allegedly Impersonating Officer, Initiating Traffic Stop in San Luis Obispo County

    A man driving a Toyota Prius with a mounted emergency lighting system was arrested after allegedly trying to conduct a traffic stop in Grover Beach, police said Monday. A citizen called authorities around 10:15 p.m. Friday to report that the driver of a Prius with Texas license plates and emergency lights had tried to pull over a vehicle in the 800 block of North Oak Park Boulevard, according to a Grover Beach Police Department news release. The citizen had followed […]