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

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  • Scott Hisaka is seen in a booking photo provided by the La Habra Police Department on Sept. 20, 2018.

    Driver Suspected of DUI in Fatal Head-On Collision in La Habra

    One driver is dead, and the other is suspected of DUI following a head-on collision in La Habra early Thursday morning. The two-vehicle crash occurred about 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of East La Habra Boulevard and South Harbor Boulevard. One car was heading east on La Habra Boulevard when it crashed into the  other vehicle, which was traveling north on Harbor Boulevard, the La Habra Police Department said. Each car had one occupant, La Habra Police Department Sgt. R. […]

  • Police investigate a chemical substance in Sawtelle on Sept. 20, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Unknown Chemical Substance Found at Mar Vista Home of Man Accused of Making Criminal Threats

    Police are at a home in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles Thursday investigating a chemical substance found at the home of a man accused of making criminal threats earlier this week. Aerial video from Sky5 showed bomb squad and fire department personnel outside the home in the 3400 block of Federal Avenue. Police got a call about 5:49 a.m. that an unknown chemical had been discovered at the home. A man was arrested at the same home on […]

  • An earthquake struck in San Bernardino Thursday morning. (Credit: USGS)

    3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles San Bernardino Area

    An earthquake with a recorded magnitude of 3.4 shook the San Bernardino area Thursday morning. The quake struck about 2 miles north of Colton in San Bernardino County at 5:44 a.m., the USGS reported. The epicenter was located near the Carousel Mall shopping center and the 215 Freeway. The Geological Service’s ShakeMap showed weak shaking from the quake could be felt as far away as Victorville, Temecula and Los Angeles. No injuries or damage from the quake were immediately reported.

  • One of the donation signs is seen in an image provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

    San Bernardino Man, 2 Teens, Arrested in Phony Plea for Donations to ‘Funeral’ for Still-Alive Boy: Sheriff’s Dept.

    A San Bernardino man and two teenagers have been arrested for allegedly faking the death of a young boy in order to collect funeral donations. Deputies found the trio holding signs and asking for donations Monday near the area of U.S. Highway 395 and Palmdale Road in Victorville, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. The signs said the donations were for the funeral of a young boy, whose picture was attached. Richard Navarrete, 20, and […]

  • Firefighters respond to a car fire in Santa Ana on Sept. 19, 2018. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Street Racing Suspected in Fiery Santa Ana Crash

    Investigators suspect a car that crashed and caught fire in Santa Ana may have been involved in a street race when the driver struck a boulder and lost control. The crash was reported about 12:30 a.m. in the 2000 block of Ritchey Street, Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Erik Miranda said. Arriving firefighters found the car fully engulfed in flames, Miranda said. After dousing the blaze, crews determined the vehicle had likely been involved in a street race and crashed […]

  • A brush fire threatened homes in Tujunga on Sept. 18, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Mahogany Fire Burns 4 Acres in Tujunga; No Homes Damaged

    Fire crews doused a brush fire that threatened three homes in the Tujunga neighborhood of Los Angeles Tuesday morning. The blaze, dubbed the Mahogany Fire, began about 7:30 a.m. and burned nearly 4 acres near the 10200 block of North Mahogany Trail, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson Brian Humphrey stated in a news alert. The wildfire scorched an area of medium density brush and temporarily threatened three homes, Humphrey stated. Video showed Los Angeles county and Los Angeles city firefighting […]

  • Firefighters respond to a blaze in South Los Angeles on Sept. 18, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Early Morning Fire Damages Buildings in South L.A.; Nearby Residents Displaced

    Eight people were displaced following a fire that scorched multiple buildings in the Green Meadows neighborhood of South Los Angeles Tuesday morning. The fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of East 95th Street, the Los Angeles Fire Department stated in a news alert. Arriving firefighters found two vacant structures, which were still under construction, fully engulfed, Fire Department Battalion Chief Robert Coropino said. One nearby occupied structure was also exposed, Coropino said. Firefighters managed to douse […]

  • The intersection of Hawthorne Boulevard and 227th Street is seen in this image from Google Maps.

    Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in Torrance; Driver Sought

    Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a bicyclist in Torrance Monday morning. The incident was reported about 5 a.m. in the area of Hawthorne Boulevard and 227th Street, Torrance Police Department Sgt. Ronald Harris said. Responding officers found the victim, identified only as a man, still lying in the street and not breathing. He was pronounced dead at the scene after CPR attempts were unsuccessful, Harris said. Investigators are searching for the driver of a […]

  • Emergency crews attend to three children injured by a tree branch in Glendale on Sept. 16, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    3 Children Injured by Falling Tree Branch During Birthday Party in Glendale

    Three children attending a birthday party at a park in Glendale were injured by a falling tree branch over the weekend. The incident occurred about 4 p.m. at Glen Oaks Park as a five-year-old was celebrating his fifth birthday, witnesses told KTLA. The older brother of the birthday boy said he heard a crack and then a tree limb came crashing down on some of the partygoers. Three children were hospitalized after being struck by the branch, which fell about […]