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

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  • A surveillance image shared with KTLA shows the mountain lion believed to be involved in the Simi Valley attacks.

    Simi Valley Neighborhood on Alert After Mountain Lion Attacks Leave 1 Dog Dead, 2nd Injured

    A Simi Valley neighborhood is on high alert Thursday after a pair of mountain lion attacks left one dog dead – despite its owner’s efforts to fight the big cat off – and a second canine injured. Officers responded to two calls overnight reporting puma sightings in the 5400 and 5500 blocks of Evening Sky Drive, Simi Valley Police Department Sgt. Keith Eisenhour said. Around 2 a.m., a woman was letting her 10-year-old miniature schnauzer named Pumba out of her […]

  • The intersection of Aster Road and Chamberlaine Way is seen in this image from Google Maps.

    Adelanto Girl, 14, Says She Escaped Kidnapping Attempt by Punching Her Attacker

    Authorities asked the public for help Wednesday in their search for a man who tried to kidnap a 14-year-old girl in Adelanto earlier this week. The girl told investigators she was walking to school on Monday when a white truck pulled up next to her. The driver got out of the truck and grabbed her arm, a news release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stated. She told authorities she punched her attacker was able to get free and […]

  • Commuters go through the 5 Freeway in the Sylmar area as rain pounded Southern California on Dec. 4, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Rain Brings Mudslide Concerns, Traffic Delays to Southern California

    Another round of rain arrived Wednesday morning, bringing a renewed threat of mudslides in burn areas and traffic delays for morning commuters across Southern California. The storm has been mainly affecting Central California in recent days, but it has since moved south and is expected to bring between .75 and 1.5 inches of rain to most areas. Up to 3 inches of rain is possible over the eastern San Gabriel Mountains, according to the National Weather Service. A flash flood […]

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

    Suspect in Child Pornography Investigation Arrested in Chino Hills

    A 56-year-old man suspected of being in possession of child pornography was arrested in Chino Hills Tuesday. Authorities began investigating Shuquan Yang after a tip from an electronic service provider. The tip contained images of child pornography that were linked to Yang’s account, according to a news release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators interviewed Yang on Tuesday and he was arrested for allegedly being in possession of child pornography. Yang was booked into West Valley Detention Center. […]

  • The 15 Freeway reopened through the Cajon Pass on Nov. 29, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    15 Freeway Reopens Through Cajon Pass After Winter Snow Storm

    The 15 Freeway through the Cajon Pass reopened Friday morning following hourslong closures in both directions that began amid heavy snowfall on Thanksgiving. The southbound stretch of the freeway was closed at Oak Hill Road after a traffic collision about 8 p.m. Thursday. The northbound lanes had already been shut down due to the weather conditions. Snowplows working overnight managed to clean up the freeway enough for travel to resume Friday morning. The freeway reopening was confirmed in a tweet […]

  • Rain is falling across Southern California on Nov. 28, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Watches, Warnings in Place as SoCal Braces for Full Day of Thanksgiving Rain

    Weather watches and advisories are in place with rain and snow expected to continue falling on Southern California throughout Thanksgiving Day on Thursday. The morning started out bad and got worse for drivers on the 5 Freeway over the Grapevine Thursday morning. Snow flurries prompted officials to close the roadway in both directions through the Tejon Pass. Both sides of the thoroughfare were reopened around 3 p.m. The cold and unstable storm brought thunderstorms to the Southland later in the […]

  • Snow shut down the Grapevine on Nov. 28, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    5 Freeway Fully Reopens Through Grapevine After Heavy Snow Forced Closures Thanksgiving Day

    Both sides of the 5 Freeway along the Grapevine were reopened hours after heavy snow forced two full closures Thanksgiving Day. California Highway Patrol again closed down all lanes of the 5 Freeway through the Grapevine at about 8 p.m. before reopening both sides about two hours later. The second closure came after reports of cars getting stuck during heavy snowfall, and just five hours after officers had started letting motorists through after heavy snow forced a 4:30 a.m. closure […]

  • A flash of light is seen over Camarillo on Nov. 25, 2019. (Credit: RMG News)

    Camarillo Night Sky Lit up by Apparent Meteor

    A bright light lit up the sky over Camarillo late Monday night. The unexpected sighting was witnessed by drivers on the 101 Freeway about 11:30 p.m. The video shows what appears to be a meteor briefly streaking above the freeway traffic. The activity comes less than a week after the alpha Monocertoid — aka Unicorn — meteor shower dazzled skygazers. If you’re hoping to see a meteor in person, the Meteor Activity Outlook for Nov. 23-29 can be viewed on […]

  • A body was discovered in MacArthur Park Lake on Nov. 26, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man’s Body Found Floating in MacArthur Park Lake

    Investigators are trying to determine how a man’s body ended up in MacArthur Park Lake Tuesday. The discovery was made by city gardeners who were working in the area during the early morning hours, Los Angeles Police Department Detective John Motto said. Firefighters were called to the scene and found the body still floating in the water. “When they arrived at the lake, they were able to reach the body from shore and they pulled it up onto the sidewalk […]

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