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


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  • Dewaina Cunningham is seen in an image provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

    San Bernardino Caretaker Arrested After Allegedly Using Stun Gun to Abuse Mentally Disabled Adult

    A caretaker accused of using a stun gun to abuse a mentally disabled adult was arrested in San Bernardino Wednesday. The caretaker, identified as 52-year-old Dewaina Cunningham, was taken into custody following an investigation into a report of physical and mental abuse at an adult board and care home located in the 6100 block of Blythe Avenue, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. Surveillance video recorded in November shows Cunningham using a stun gun to […]

  • Mudslides Close Canyon Roads in Woolsey Fire Burn Areas as Evacuation Orders Are Lifted

    The third in a series of storms brought heavy rain to Southern California Thursday, with mandatory evacuations ordered and later lifted in Woolsey Fire burn areas. Mandatory evacuations affecting about 300 homes were announced earlier in the day and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said orders in the burn area had been lifted by about 4:20 p.m. Some areas are remaining closed due to ongoing risks left by the storm. “The potential for falling rocks, mud and debris flow […]

  • A sign warns drivers of evacuations in the Holy Fire burn areas on Jan. 17, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    New Mandatory Evacuation Orders Issued in Riverside County Holy Fire Burn Areas

    New mandatory evacuation orders were issued for some Holy Fire burn areas as another round of showers hit the area Thursday morning. Cal Fire gave the update in an emergency alert, which included the following zones: • Amorose • Alvarado A • Alberhill • Glen Ivy A • Glen Ivy B • Glen Eden • Grace • Horsethief A • Laguna A • Laguna B • Maitri • McVicker A • Rice • Withrow A People in these zones must […]

  • Sandbags were placed outside a business in Malibu as heavy rain was forecast to hit the area on Jan. 16, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Flood Advisories Issued in L.A., Ventura Counties as Rainfall Triggers Evacuations in Wildfire Burn Areas

    Mandatory evacuations are in effect in the Woolsey Fire burn areas and other parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties following recent wildfires amid concerns over mudslides as the most significant storm of the year began drenching Southern California Wednesday afternoon. Tuesday’s storm did not create the debris flows officials had feared, but this week’s third storm — possibly the most powerful of the series — triggered rockslides and pushed mud into some roads after it moved into the region Wednesday. By 8 p.m., […]

  • The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department released these stills on Dec. 19, 2018 of a vehicle believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of Rene Lupian in East Los Angeles.

    Suspect Charged in Fatal Shooting of Man Walking Home After Shift at East L. A. In-N-Out Is Set to Be Arraigned

    The suspected gunman charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a man who was walking home after a shift at an In-N-Out in East Los Angeles late last year is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday. Abraham Julianny Caberea, 19, was arrested on Dec. 21 in the Nov. 7 killing of 22-year-old Rene Lupian, in what has been described by detectives as a “robbery that went bad.” Caberea was charged Dec. 26 with one count of murder with a […]

  • A guest house in Encino is seen after it was pushed off its foundation by a heavy mudflow on Jan. 14, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    After Mudflow, Officials to Continue Monitoring Hillside Threatening 14 Homes in Encino

    About a dozen homeowners in an Encino neighborhood are keeping a close on eye on a hillside Tuesday after a mudflow left one home damaged and a guest house red-tagged the night before. The debris flow prompted officials to issue voluntary evacuations of 14 other homes in the neighborhood. Although rains eased up Tuesday night, the orders remained in place with more precipitation expected Wednesday and Thursday. A Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety geologist was asked to come […]

  • President of United Teachers Los Angeles Alex Caputo-Pearl speaks at a rally in Los Feliz on Jan. 14, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Teachers in ‘Fight for the Soul of Public Education,’ UTLA President Says on 1st Day of Strike

    On day one of the first Los Angeles Unified School District teachers’ strike in 30 years, United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl spoke to teachers and students gathered on a rainy Monday in Los Feliz. “Here we are on a rainy day in the richest country in the world, in the richest state in the country, in a state as blue as it can be, and in a city rife with millionaires, where teachers have to go on strike […]

  • Caltrans crews work to cleanup debris along Pacific Coast Highway during a winter storm on Jan. 14, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Burn Area Residents on Alert as Series of Storms Hit SoCal

    Southern California is beginning what is expected to be a wet week, as the first of three storms makes its way through the region Monday. Burn area residents have been preparing all weekend for the showers, which will bring between .5 and 1.5 inches of rain to Los Angeles, Ventura and southern Santa Barbara counties Monday, according to the National Weather Service. In Malibu, precautionary evacuations are in place at Rayo del Sol Drive and Paseo Canyon Drive in the […]

  • Man Shot in Larchmont Area Dies After Running Into Liquor Store for Help; Gunman Sought

    Police are searching for a gunman who fatally shot a man in the Larchmont area, near its border with Koreatown, Thursday night. The incident was reported about 10:25 p.m. on the corner of Beverly Boulevard and St. Andrews Place, Los Angeles Police Department Lt. John Radtke said. Arriving officers were directed toward a liquor store, where they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The unidentified man was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Radtke said. […]