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


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  • A surveillance image shows a smash-and-grab robber inside the Penny Oven restaurant in Eagle Rock on Jan. 7, 2020.

    Burglar Hits 2 Businesses in Eagle Rock, Leaves Empty Handed

    Police are searching for a would-be smash-and-grab burglar suspected of breaking into two businesses in the Eagle Rock neighborhood, officials said Wednesday. Surveillance video obtained by KTLA shows the intruder inside the office of the Penny Oven restaurant at 2131 Colorado Boulevard just after 11:45 p.m. Tuesday. Unable to get inside a safe, the would-be burglar enters the restaurant portion of the building and pries open a cash register. After only being inside the building for about 2 minutes, the […]

  • Authorities investigate a deadly hit-and-run crash in Claremont on Jan. 8, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Pedestrian Killed in Claremont Hit-and-Run; Driver Sought

    Authorities are searching for a driver who struck a pedestrian in Claremont and then left the victim to die in the street Wednesday morning. The body was discovered about 2:30 a.m. by firefighters traveling in the 1600 block of North Towne Avenue near Foothill Boulevard, according to a spokesperson for the Claremont Police Department. “We have no idea how long he had been in the street,” the spokesperson said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified […]

  • Julio Hoyas is seen in a booking photo provided by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

    Sex Offender Arrested in La Quinta After Failing to Register, Allegedly Stealing Alcohol

    A convicted sex offender who had failed to properly register and who was in possession of stolen items was taken into custody in La Quinta Monday, authorities said. A special enforcement team was conducting a pedestrian check at the corner of Costco Drive and Highway 111 when they contacted Julio Hoyas of Desert Hot Springs at about 5:15 p.m., the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. During the incident, the team discovered the 47-year-old had not properly […]

  • Wind knocked over a basketball hoop in Ontario on Jan. 6 2020. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    High Wind Warning Issued for Inland Empire, Parts of Orange County

    Gusty Santa Ana winds forecast through Tuesday morning have prompted officials to issue a high wind warning for residents in the Inland Empire and parts of Orange County. The event is expected to peak Monday with northeast winds between 25 and 35 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Gusts may reach 65 mph in some areas including Fontana, parts of the Santa Ana Mountains, as well as the Cajon and Banning passes. Drivers, especially those in high-profile vehicles, have […]

  • Authorities investigate a fatal shooting in the unincorporated East Los Angeles area on Jan. 6, 2020. (Credit: KTLA)

    Gunman Sought in Fatal Shooting of Man in East Los Angeles Area

    Authorities are searching for whoever fatally shot a man in the unincorporated East Los Angeles area early Monday morning. Gunfire was reported in the 900 block of South Duncan Avenue about 1:15 a.m., Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Scott Hoglund said. Arriving deputies located a man down with multiple gunshot wounds. The unidentified victim was described only as a Hispanic man in his 30s. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, Hoglund said. The […]

  • An armed robbery suspect is seen in a surveillance image provided by Lucky 7 Liquor in Culver City.

    2 Men Sought in Robberies Targeting Liquor Stores in Mar Vista, Culver City

    Authorities are searching for two men suspected in a pair of armed robberies targeting liquor stores in Mar Vista and Culver City Thursday night and Friday morning. The men first entered Venice Liquor in the 12500 block of Venice Boulevard in Mar Vista and pointed a firearm at the clerk, Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Stevens said. The robbers, who were both wearing ski masks and appeared to be in their early 20s, got away with about $3,000 before fleeing […]

  • Lyonel Joshua Garnette is seen in an image posted to the Parlier Police Department Facebook page.

    Police Ask for Help Finding Boy Who Disappeared Near Fresno on New Year’s Day

    Police in Parlier asked the public for help Thursday night in their search for a 12-year-old boy who disappeared on New Year’s Day. Lyonel Joshua Garnette was last seen about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a Facebook post by the Parlier Police Department. Garnette was wearing a yellow hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans with black and red Nike shoes. He stands 4 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs about 95 pounds, according to the Police Department. Garnette has black hair […]

  • A man wanted in the robbery of a letter carrier in Inglewood is seen in this surveillance image provided by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service on Jan. 2, 2020.

    2 Men Sought in Robbery of Inglewood Letter Carrier; $50K Reward Offered

    Two men are being sought in connection with the robbery of a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier in Inglewood the day after Christmas. The incident occurred about 4 p.m. on Dec. 26 in the 800 block of South Larch Street, according to a news release from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. The robbers targeted the postal carriers master key, which allows access to apartment building mailboxes, officials added. It was unclear if the letter carrier was injured in the robbery. […]

  • The Trader Joe's float participates in the 131st Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, January 1, 2020. (Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)

    Rose Parade Floats on Display in Pasadena

    If you missed the 131st Rose Parade on New Year’s Day or just want a closer view of the floats, they will be on display in Pasadena Thursday. The iconic floats will be stationed on Sierra Madre Boulevard between Washington Boulevard and Sierra Madre Villa Avenue, and on Washington Boulevard between Sierra Madre Boulevard and Woodlyn Road. General admission will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m., the Tournament of Roses stated in a news release. Seniors and […]

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