Anthony Kurzweil is a web producer for KTLA in Los Angeles.


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  • Police lights are seen in this file photo. (Credit: Getty Images)

    Hit-and-Run Driver Sought After Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Oxnard

    Police are searching for a driver who fatally struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene late Thursday night in Oxnard. The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. in an alleyway of the 2000 block of Mariposa Street, Oxnard Police Department Cmdr. Baysinger said. Arriving officers found an unidentified 31-year-old man suffering from major injuries after being struck in the alley. The injured man was taken to a local hospital, but later died from his injuries. The driver fled the […]

  • Authorities investigate a fatal shooting in Lawndale on May 24, 2019. (Credit: OC Hawk)

    Man Fatally Shot After Getting Out of Lyft Vehicle in Lawndale

    A passenger who exited a Lyft vehicle was confronted and shot in the street moments after he was dropped off in Lawndale Friday morning, authorities said. The incident happened about 1:20 a.m. shortly after the victim was dropped off in the 4500 block of West 173rd Street, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Derrick Alfred said. The unidentified victim was confronted when he got out of the vehicle, the two had an altercation, and then shots were fired, the Lyft […]

  • Police investigate a fatal shooting in West Hills on May 22, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    2nd Victim Dies After Shooting at Shadow Ranch Park in West Hills

    A second person has died in a shooting that took place following an argument at Shadow Ranch Park in West Hills, police said Thursday. Los Angeles police officers were called to the park on Vanowen Street near Fallbrook Avenue after shots were heard about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday. Two men had been struck by the gunfire, and one of them was pronounced dead at the scene, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez said. He has not been identified, but was […]

  • Police in Whittier are asking for help identifying this man.

    Armed Robber Sought in Holdup of Whittier AM-PM Mini-Mart

    Police asked the public for help Wednesday in identifying an armed robber who held up a convenience store in Whittier recently. Surveillance images from the May 20 incident were posted on the Whittier Police Department’s Facebook page. Those images show the suspect at the counter of an AM-PM mini-mart in the 12000 block of East Rosecrans Avenue at about noon. The suspect then pulled out a chrome semi-automatic handgun and pointed it at the clerks while continuing to walk around […]

  • Crews respond to an emergency in Santa Monica on May 23, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Swimmer Dies After Being Found Unresponsive at Santa Monica State Beach

    A man died following what was described as a swim related accident at Santa Monica State Beach Thursday morning. Emergency crews were called to the 1400 block of Ocean Front Walk during the morning hours and found a man down on the shore, a Los Angeles County Fire Department supervisor said. Sky 5 was over the scene about 7:45 a.m. as crews were giving the patient CPR. The man was loaded into the back of a lifeguard pickup truck and […]

  • From left: Hussein Saab, Hussein Ayoub, Hussein Ghasham and Hussein Saleh are seen in undated photos provided by family members.

    Family IDs 4 Men Killed in High-Speed Crash on 710 Freeway in Bell Gardens Area

    Four men were killed in a high-speed crash that prompted an hourslong closure of several lanes on the northbound 710 Freeway through the Bell Gardens area Wednesday morning. The 2014 model M5 BMW was speeding northbound on the 710 Freeway north of Firestone Boulevard around 3:15 a.m. when the driver lost control and the car veered to the right and crashed into the metal guardrail and a pole, according to a California Highway Patrol incident report. Witnesses told CHP officials […]

  • A man is seen throwing rocks at a bus in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles on May 21, 2019. (This screen grab was taken from a video that was provided to KTLA)

    Shirtless Man Subdued by Witnesses After Throwing Rocks at Buses, Vehicles in Mid-City Area

    A shirtless man seen on cellphone video smashing car windows with rocks as he walked up and down a busy street in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles Tuesday was eventually subdued by members of the public. Police received a call about a transient throwing rocks at vehicles near the intersection of Venice Boulevard and South Fairfax Avenue at about 3:50 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department Officer Norma Eisenman said. The man was later identified as 32-year-old Emmanuel Moncada, LAPD […]

  • La Mesa Junior High School in Santa Clarita is seen in this file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    Boy in Custody After Allegedly Threatening Violence Against Jr. High School in Santa Clarita

    Police detained a boy Monday night in connection a second threat made against a junior high school in Santa Clarita in one week. The male juvenile was taken into custody after allegedly making statements threatening violence against La Mesa Junior High School, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station posted on its Facebook page Monday night. “We take ALL threats seriously and will arrest those who threaten our schools and/or community. It doesn’t matter if students claim these statements were made […]

  • Police investigate and officer-involved shooting in South Los Angeles on May 20, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    LAPD: Man With Handgun Shot Following Traffic Stop in South L.A.

    A man who was shot multiple times by police in the Broadway-Manchester neighborhood of South Los Angeles late Monday night was armed with a gun, authorities said. Officers conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation in the area of Broadway and108th and street at about 11 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Barry Montgomery said. The suspect pulled over and exited the vehicle with a gun. That’s when an officer-involved shooting occurred, Montgomery said. The suspect fled on […]

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