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  • Arcadia Man, 60, Arrested for Allegedly Growing Marijuana

    A 60-year-old Arcadia man was arrested for allegedly cultivating an undisclosed amount of marijuana in his home, the Arcadia Police Department stated Sunday. Police discovered the growing operation after viewing a suspicious vehicle in the 2000 block of South Sixth Avenue (map) around 10 p.m. Saturday and conducting an investigation, a news release stated. The grow consisted of lighting, ventilation and electrical wiring running throughout the house. Yong Fa Jiang was arrested and held in lieu of $10,000 bail for […]

  • South L.A. Car-to-Car Shootout Leaves 3 Dead; 1 Man Charged

    A 25-year-old man has been charged with murder in a gang-related shootout that claimed three lives in South Los Angeles on Friday night. Anthony Cudger was in a silver Toyota Camry parked on the 8600 block of South Figueroa Street when a red Nissan Altima pulled up and the passenger began firing at the Camry, according to LAPD Sgt. Shannon Hale. Cudger allegedly fired back, killing 33-year-old Trevor Williams. Cudger, 25, was treated and released for gunshot wounds to his […]

  • Man Shot, Killed During Family Birthday Party in Florence Identified

    Investigators were searching Sunday for the person who shot at a crowd celebrating a 14-year-old girl’s birthday party in front of a Florence home, killing the girl’s uncle. A person approached a group of people and opened fire around 9 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East 78th Street (map), Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Jeff Vach said. One man injured and later pronounced dead at a local hospital, LAPD Lt. Jeff Nolte said. The man was identified as 48-year-old Derrick Hill […]

  • Man Shot, Killed During Family Birthday Party in Florence – Erin Myers Reports

    Investigators were searching Sunday for the person who shot at a crowd celebrating a 14-year-old girl’s birthday party in front of a Florence home, killing the girl’s uncle. Erin Myers reports from Florence for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

  • Plane Crash in Mojave Desert Killed 8-Year-Old Frasier Park Boy

    An investigation continued Sunday into a plane crash that killed an 8-year-old boy and an off-duty Los Angeles firefighter near El Mirage Lake in the Mojave Desert. The small, private plane crashed for unknown reasons on June 9, according to the San Bernardino County Fire Department. The 8-year-old passenger was identified as Sebastian Grewal of Frasier Park by the coroner’s office. He was critically injured, suffering trauma to the head and upper body, and transported to the Loma Linda University […]

  • LAPD Has Large Presence at Kings Stanley Cup Victory at Staples Center

    The Kings Stanley Cup victory over the Rangers on Friday led to a large police presence outside of the Staples Center in downtown L.A. “The crowd is great, the fans are celebrating in the appropriate way. We’ve had no issues at all. We’re glad to be part of the celebration,” Los Angeles Police Department Captain Cory Palka told KTLA shortly after the game. Streets around the game were closed, but would soon be reopened, Polka said around 10:20 p.m. “We […]

  • UC Irvine Students Hope to Be Inspired by Obama’s Graduation Speech

    Although President Barack Obama’s attendance at UC Irvine’s graduation Saturday will lead to higher security than normal, many students are elated to see him. “It’s always been my dream to just see the president, and to have him here at my college graduation is just a great honor,” graduate Charles Carpio said. Kimberly Lim is one of about 8,000 students receiving a diploma at the ceremony, and the first in her immediate family to do so. “Just the fact that […]

  • UC Irvine Students Overjoyed to Hear President Obama Speak at Their Graduation – Kimberly Cheng Reports

    Although President Barack Obama’s attendance at UC Irvine’s graduation Saturday will lead to higher security than normal, many students are elated to see him. Kimberly Cheng reports from UC Irvine for the KTLA 5 News on Friday, June 13, 2014.

  • Luc Robitaille on Kings: What They’ve Done Nobody Has Ever Seen – Rebecca Hall Reports

    Los Angeles Kings President of Business Operations Luc Robitaille said it was character and resilience that led to the team’s Stanley Cup win over the Rangers on Friday. Rebecca Hall reports from Staples Center for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Friday, June 13, 2014.

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