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

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  • A fire that started in Santa Barbara County on Oct. 17, is seen in an image shared by the Goleta Police Department.

    Crews Establish 50% Containment of 420-Acre Blaze Near Goleta

    Crews in Santa Barbara County on Friday built containment lines around half of the Real Fire that has blackened more than 400 acres since igniting bear Goleta on Thursday, authorities said. The fire started around 4:30 p.m. Thursday near the 12000 block of Calle Real, which is about 13 miles west of Goleta. The blaze, dubbed the Real Fire, had scorched 420 acres as of Friday morning, according to a tweet from Cal Fire. Estimates Thursday evening estimated the fire […]

  • Jennifer and Kevin Paxton arrive for a training session with other members of JP's Team. (Credit: KTLA)

    Help JP’s Team and KTLA as They Pedal to End Multiple Sclerosis

    Nearly 1 million adults live with multiple sclerosis in the United States. The unpredictable disease attacks healthy tissue in the central nervous system and is usually diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50. For Jennifer Paxton, the disease struck quickly and unexpectedly in 2016. “I was walking 11 miles a day … overnight I couldn’t walk. It was just drastic,” she told KTLA. Jennifer still gets around with the use of a wheelchair but says the disease is “horrible […]

  • Pasadena Fire Department personnel work to free a man from under a Gold Line train on Oct. 18, 2019. (Credit: Pasadena Fire Department)

    Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Getting Trapped Beneath Gold Line Train in Pasadena

    A pedestrian was critically injured Friday morning after getting trapped underneath a Gold Line train in Pasadena. The incident was reported at the Allen Station, located at 395 North Allen Avenue, just after 3 a.m., the Pasadena Fire Department stated in a news release. Arriving firefighters located the trapped patient, who was still breathing, the news release stated. Emergency crews had power shut off at the incident location, and at substations east and west of the incident. Traffic control on […]

  • Southern California Edison power lines are seen in this undated photo. (Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

    SCE Warns High Winds Could Lead to Thousands of Power Shutoffs

    Southern California Edison is considering cutting power to thousands of customers Thursday over concerns that high winds could cause a wildfire. Forecasters are calling for an extended period of moderate to strong northerly winds beginning Thursday and continuing into early next week. Peak wind gusts will reach between 40 and 60 mph in some areas, the National Weather Service stated. The strongest winds will likely be recorded over the Santa Barbara South Coast, Santa Ynez Range and the I-5 Corridor. […]

  • An encounter between a teen and an off-duty sheriff's deputy at a skate park in San Clemente was caught on camera. (Credit: Courtesy)

    O.C. Sheriff’s Investigator Appears to Pull Gun on Teen During Dispute at San Clemente Skate Park

    A caught-on-camera incident involving an off-duty Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigator allegedly pulling a gun on a teenager during a dispute over loud music at a San Clemente skate park is under review, officials said. The events unfolded Saturday evening as witnesses say the band Stink Inc. was performing at the park located at 241 Av. La Pata. Teenagers began coming over as soon as the band started playing, skateboarder Nathan Scott said. A man from a nearby baseball field […]

  • Emergency crews treat a wounded victim following a shooting in South Los Angeles on Oct. 15, 2019. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Pair of Shootings Leave Pregnant Woman, 2 Men Wounded in South L.A.

    Police are investigating a pair of shootings that left three people, including a pregnant woman, injured in the Manchester Square area of South Los Angeles Tuesday night. The pregnant woman and a man were hit by gunfire when someone began shooting in front of a home in the 1900 block of West 73rd Street at about 10:10 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Perry said. Emergency crews used a tourniquet to help stop the man’s bleeding. About 30 minutes earlier, […]

  • Forty people were detained at a suspected illegal casino in Long Beach on Oct. 16, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    40 People Detained in Raid of Suspected Illegal Casino in Long Beach

    Dozens of people were detained Wednesday morning after police raided what they described as an illegal gambling casino in Long Beach. The operation took place about 3:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of Pacific Avenue, Long Beach Police Department Lt. James Richardson said. About 40 people were detained without incident as a result of the raid, he said. Video from the scene showed electronic gaming systems on a sidewalk outside the suspected casino. Investigators are questioning the detainees, but it […]

  • Woman, 3 Kids Missing Out of Sylmar Found After Re-Entering U.S. From Mexico: LAPD

    A Sylmar woman and her three children who disappeared last week have been found after entering back into the U.S. from Mexico, officials said. Liliana Lopez and the children, Jakob Cabrera, 9, Steven Lopez, 6, and Stephana Lopez, 5, entered into the U.S. at the San Ysidro Port of Entry about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. Liliana Lopez’s estranged husband, Esteban Lopez, is believed to still be in Mexico, according to the LAPD. Police had previously said he was a suspect in […]

  • Laurie Hernandez (Left), Rita Moreno (Center) and Gina Torres were named co-grand marshals of the 2020 Tournament of Roses. (Credit: KTLA)

    Laurie Hernandez, Gina Torres and Rita Moreno Named Co-Grand Marshals of 2020 Tournament of Roses

    The 2020 Tournament of Roses grand marshals were announced Tuesday morning in Pasadena. Laurie Hernandez, Gina Torres and Rita Moreno were named as co-grand marshals during a 9 a.m. ceremony at the Tournament House on South Orange Grove Boulevard. Hernandez was a member of the 2016 “Final Five” gold medal winning U.S. women’s gymnastics team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. She also won an individual silver medal on the balance beam. Torres is a Cuban-American TV and movie […]

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