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

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  • Emergency crews respond to a home-invasion robbery in North Whittier on Jan. 16, 2020. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Family Held at Gunpoint, Tied up During Home-Invasion Robbery in North Whittier

    Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a violent home-invasion robbery that left two people injured in North Whittier Thursday night. The incident was reported about 9:30 p.m. in the 4400 block of Indian Bend Drive after three men in ski masks entered a home after an “elderly” woman walked back inside from a side door. The robbers tied up four victims at gun point and searched the house. They men allegedly made demands and threatened the residents with a black semi-automatic handgun. […]

  • Snow falls on a car in Frasier Park on Jan. 17, 2020. (Credit: LLN)

    Winter Storm Brings Rain, Snow to Southern California; SR-2 Closed West of Wrightwood

    Southern Californians woke up to rain and snow Friday morning, but can expect clear and dry conditions to return later in the day. A cold storm system quickly moved over the region overnight, dumping around .10 of inch of rain on most areas. Bel Air and Santa Monica each received about .50 inch of rain as of early Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Snow levels fell to the 3,400-foot mark, prompting California Highway Patrol escorts through the […]

  • Evidence collected during the investigation is seen in an image provided by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

    Teens Arrested With Guns, 6 Grams of Meth During Traffic Stop in Coachella, Sheriff’s Dept. Says

    Two juveniles were arrested in Coachella after authorities found a stolen gun and several grams of methamphetamine in their vehicle during a traffic stop Wednesday, authorities said. The incident occurred about 2:30 p.m. when the two 16-year-olds were pulled over in the area of Cesar Chavez and Fourth streets,the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. Gang task force officers searched the vehicle during the traffic stop and located a loaded Glock 9mm handgun, which had been stolen, […]

  • A man drops papers down to reporters while shouting, "Call the White House," on Jan. 15, 2020. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Posts Swastika, Hateful Language on Calabasas Condo, Tells Reporters to ‘Call the White House’

    A man who posted swastikas and racist language on the window of his Calabasas condominium shouted at reporters and told them to “call the White House,” video taken Wednesday morning showed. Authorities were alerted to the hateful messages Tuesday and unsuccessfully attempted to make contact with the Park Sorrento Condominiums resident, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told KTLA. The somewhat incoherent messages were still on the window window when reporters arrived Wednesday and attempted to talk […]

  • Fire crews inspect a pizzeria that caught fire in Koreatown on Jan. 15, 2020. (Credit: KTLA)

    Employee, Dog Treated After Fire Breaks Out at Pizzeria in Koreatown

    An employee and his dog needed treatment after a fire broke out at a pizzeria in Koreatown on Wednesday morning. About 80 firefighters were dispatched to the 3200 block of West Wilshire Boulevard when the bottom level of a three-story structure caught fire about 3:30 a.m. Heavy smoke was showing when crews arrived at King Of New York Pizzeria Pub and attacked the fire, Los Angeles Fire Department Assistant Chief Kristina Kepner said. An employee and his dog had been […]

  • Authorities investigate after a pursuit comes to an end in Koreatown on Jan. 13, 2020. (Credit: KTLA)

    Passenger Severely Injured When Koreatown Pursuit Ends in Crash; Driver Sought

    A passenger in a stolen vehicle was severely injured when the driver crashed during a short pursuit in Koreatown Monday morning. The events began about 2 a.m. when officers spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of Wilshire Boulevard and South Berendo Street. Attempts to pull the vehicle over were unsuccessful, prompting officers to engage in a brief pursuit, Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Ahmad Zarekani confirmed. The chase ended a short distance away near the intersection of South Berendo […]

  • Weekend to Include Large Surf, Cold Temps and Gusty Winds

    The first storm of 2020 didn’t bring much rain to Southern California, but the region is expected to deal with cold temperatures, gusty winds and large surf through the weekend. Forecasters said conditions were in place for king tides to bring waves near 7 feet to the Ventura County coast Friday morning. A high surf advisory was issued for west-facing beaches until 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Officials warned beachgoers of dangerous rip currents and large breaking […]

  • A pickup truck crashed into the Don Ruben Mexican Grill on Jan, 9, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Hit-and-Run Driver Sought After Crashing Into Hawaiian Gardens Restaurant, Injuring 3 Employees

    Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run driver who crashed into a Hawaiian Gardens restaurant Thursday night, injuring three people. The crash was reported about 7:40 p.m. after a GMC truck traveling eastbound in the 12000 block of East Carson Street drove into the wall of the Don Ruben Mexican Grill. The truck ended up damaging the restaurant’s kitchen and caused hot cooking oil to splash onto three employees, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Michael Shaw said. Two of the […]

  • Colton police on Jan. 9, 2020, released surveillance video in hopes of identifying a possible witness to a fatal shooting last April.

    Help Sought Identifying Possible Witness to Fatal 2019 Shooting in Colton

    Police asked the public for help Wednesday in identifying a person who may have witnessed a fatal shooting in Colton last year. On the night of April 2, 2019, Colton police were called to Valley Boulevard near the railroad tracks where they located 39-year-old David Delarosa suffering from a gunshot wound. Delarosa, a resident of Colton, was pronounced dead at the scene. Surveillance video obtained from that night shows Delarosa walking shirtless just minutes before he was shot and killed, […]

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