Angela Rose Bickmann is the KTLA digital team’s intern for the fall of 2018. She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism at California State University Northridge.

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  • Jose Jimenez, 39, and Renee Paredes, 49 are shown in this photo released by the Santa Ana Police Department on Dec. 21, 2018.

    Man, Woman Accused of Fishing Mail Out of Santa Ana Collection Box With Leash, Sticky Rat Trap

    Officials have long warned people about porch pirates who steal packages from victims’ front doors, but Santa Ana police arrested a man and woman Thursday who they say went straight to a blue USPS collection box to fish out mail. A Santa Ana parking control officer said she saw a man, identified by police as Jose Jimenez, 39, pulling mail out of a collection box near Main Street and Washington Avenue around noon on Thursday. He was using a red […]

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    Woman Pleads Guilty to DUI, Manslaughter After Fatal Crash Into Ventura County Government Building

    A woman has been convicted of vehicular manslaughter after driving intoxicated in April 2017 and crashing into the Ventura County Government Center, officials said on Friday. Georgia Casey, 32, was driving an SUV while intoxicated just before 8 a.m. on April 25, 2017, according a Ventura County District news release. At the same time, Estella Tejeda Camacho was walking on the sidewalk next to the roadway. Casey then drove onto the sidewalk where Camacho was and struck her, officials said. […]

  • L.A., Pomona Police Bust 8 Illegal Pot Shops, Seize Millions in Marijuana, Guns, Cash, Ecstasy

    Los Angeles and Pomona police shut down eight allegedly illegal marijuana dispensaries this week and seized about $20 million worth of marijuana and cash, along with guns and ecstasy, police said. Pomona police busted seven unlicensed marijuana dispensaries that have been operating illegally for several weeks, the Pomona Police department said in a news release Thursday. L.A. police did a major drug bust on one illegal shop on Monday worth about $20 million, Capt. Marc Reina said on Twitter Thursday. Major […]

  • Maria Reynoso's photo is held up by her family at a news conference in South L.A. on Nov. 19. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Charged With Killing a Grandmother On Her Way to Church in South L.A. Hit-and-Run

    A man was charged in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a grandmother who was on her way to church last month, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office officials said Thursday. Brandon Rosendo Mazariego, 25, was allegedly driving an SUV on Budlong Avenue on Nov. 13 when he turned onto West 28th Street and hit Maria Asuncion Reynoso, 77, officials said in a news release. Reynoso was in a crosswalk a few miles from her home when she was struck and she […]

  • Man Charged With Assault After CSUN Student Captures Video of Attack on Campus

    A man was charged Friday in an attack on a Cal State Northridge student who captured video of the strange and violent encounter that occurred on campus earlier this week. The female student victim, Gasig Kejejian, 22, said a man followed her while she was riding her bike to class around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. She said he was questioning her, making comments and pulling her hair. Kejejian said she started filming the man when she got inside her classroom building. […]

  • Marston Riley, a teacher at Maywood Academy High School, was caught on video repeatedly striking a student in his classroom on Nov. 2, 2018. (Credit: Mariana Lizeth)

    Maywood High School Teacher Charged After Caught-on-Video Fistfight With Student

    A music teacher at a Maywood high school was charged Friday with allegedly hitting a student earlier this month, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said. Marston Riley, 64, was charged with one misdemeanor count of corporal injury to a child, according to the DA’s news release. Riley was taken into custody on Nov. 2 on suspicion of getting into a brawl with a student at Maywood Academy High School, the L.A. Police Department said. Despite the criminal charges, multiple students […]

  • The 1000 block of West Exposition Boulevard, as seen in a Google Street View image in April 2018.

    Man Fatally Struck by Train Near Exposition Park

    A man died after being struck by a train near Exposition Park on Thursday evening, the L.A. Fire Department said. The man was struck at 5:39 p.m. on the Los Angeles Metro Line along the 1000 block of West Exposition Boulevard where the train was going eastbound, L.A. Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said in an alert. He said the the train operator, who is a man, complained of pain and was taken to a local hospital. No one else aboard the […]

  • Wilbur Salao, left, a former official with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control inspects a club in the Los Angeles Koreatown district in 2015. (Credit: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

    State ABC Official, Consultant Admit to Brewing Up Bribery Scheme While Overseeing Koreatown Bars

    A former official with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and a Koreatown business consultant pleaded guilty on Thursday to a long-running scheme in which they turned a blind eye to alcohol-related violations in exchange for bribes, officials said. Then-ABC Los Angeles Metro Office Administrator Wilbur Salao, 46, targeted Koreatown businesses that violated ABC enforcement operations, according to a U.S. District Attorney news release.  He, along with Koreatown consultant Scott Seo, 49, charged the businesses thousands of dollars to help them get […]

  • Metal handcuffs are seen in this file photo. (Credit: Thinkstock)

    Police Arrest Reseda Man in Fatal Thanksgiving Beating of His 30-Year-Old Girlfriend

    A Reseda man has been arrested in connection with the fatal beating of his girlfriend, following a history of domestic violence, police said Friday. The incident happened around 10:50 a.m. Thursday on the 7500 block of Enfield Avenue in Reseda and resulted in the arrest of Ricardo Sauz, 35, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a news release. Sauz is also the father of the victim’s 8-year-old child, police reported. Sauz confessed during an interview with detectives, according to […]

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