Brian Day is a digital news producer at KTLA. He has covered news in Los Angeles County for more than a decade. He’s a graduate of California State University, Fullerton and Cerritos College in Norwalk. He’s a news junkie, a dog lover, a drone pilot and a part-time science geek with an unfortunate predilection for puns.


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  • Ricky Munoz is shown in an undated photo provided by his mother on Sept. 18, 2019.

    Vigil Held for Long Beach Man Killed During Bar Fight in Santa Fe Springs

    Loved ones gathered Sunday to remember a 22-year-old Long Beach man who investigators say was killed after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver following a fight at a bar in Santa Fe Springs earlier this week. Ricky Fernando Muñoz died at the scene of the fight, which took place just before 1 a.m. Wednesday in the 11700 block of Telegraph Road, according to Whittier Police Department and Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner officials. He was involved in […]

  • California Mayor Calls Mexican Sewage from Imperial Beach ‘International Tragedy’

    The mayor of this beach, which abuts Tijuana, Mexico at a point that is visible by a border wall marking the two countries, is fed up with sewage and toxic chemicals flowing into the United States, and he is heading to Washington, D.C., to ask the Trump administration to do something about it. Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina left for the nation’s capital on Sunday with a congressional delegation. He told Border Report that he has meetings at the White […]

  • Police investigate the scene of a shooting in the area of Duarte Road and San Gabriel Boulevard in San Marino on Sept. 22, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Off-Duty Police Officer Shoots Self During ‘Road Rage’ Incident in San Marino

    An off-duty Alhambra police officer shot and wounded himself during what officials described as a “road rage incident” in San Marino on Sunday morning. The shooting took place about 8:40 a.m. amid a “traffic dispute” between two drivers that took place in the area of Duarte Road and San Gabriel Boulevard, San Marino Police Department Sgt. Rob Cervantes said in a written statement. “The driver of a blue Subaru was allegedly driving erratically in the area,” the statement said. “The […]

  • Police respond to a fight that triggered a panic at the Westfield Culver City shopping mall on Sept. 21, 2019. (Credit: Courtesy)

    Fight Causes Panic at Culver City Shopping Mall

    A fight at a shoe store in the Westfield Culver City shopping mall on Saturday triggered a panic, authorities said. Some shoppers thought breaking glass and other noises caused by the commotion were gunshots when the fight broke about 6 p.m. out inside a Foot Locker store at the mall. But Culver City Police Department officials said no shots were fired. No arrests were made, police said. Luis Vega was the mall when the chaos erupted. “People thought there was […]

  • A crane toppled across eastbound traffic lanes of the 210 Freeway in La Canada Flintridge on Sept. 21, 2019. (Credit: @Luevano1 on Twitter)

    Massive Crane Topples Across the Eastbound 210 Freeway in La Canada Flintridge

    A large crane toppled across the 210 Freeway in La Canada Flintridge on Saturday afternoon, blocking all eastbound traffic, authorities said. The mishap took place just after 4:20 p.m. on the freeway near Berkshire Avenue, according to California Highway Patrol logs. No vehicles were believed to have been struck by the falling crane. There were no reports of injuries. A Sig Alert was issued for all eastbound lanes of the 210 Freeway. The two left-hand lanes reopened by 6 p.m., […]

  • A file image shows a paramedic's ambulance. (Credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus)

    Man Stabbed During Picnic and Car Show at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area in South El Monte

    A man suffered stab wounds when a large brawl erupted at a picnic and car show at the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area in South El Monte on Saturday afternoon, officials said. About 100 people were believed to be at the gathering at the south end of the park, 750 S. Santa Anita Ave., when a fight broke out, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Erin Liu said. As many as 50 people were involved in the melee, she said. One […]

  • An armed robbery suspect was fatally shot by police in Long Beach on Sept. 20, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Robbery Suspect Killed in Long Beach Police Shooting Identified, Was Armed With BB Gun

    Authorities have released the identity of an 18-year-old man who was shot by Long Beach police during an alleged robbery attempt at a convenience store earlier this week while carrying what has since been determined to be a BB gun. Jordan Michael Griffin of Long Beach died in the shooting, which took place about 11:30 p.m. Thursday at a 7-Eleven at Pacific Coast Highway and Clark Avenue, according to Long Beach Police Department and Los Angeles County Department of Medical […]

  • Police investigate a fatal shooting in San Pedro on September 19, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Burglary Suspect Fatally Shot by Homeowner During Alleged San Pedro Break-In Identified

    Coroner’s officials on Friday released the identity of a man who police said was fatally shot by a San Pedro resident during a home break-in on Thursday morning. Kevin Leonardo Landivar, 29, died at the scene of the shooting, which took place about 7:15 a.m. in the 2800 block of South Carolina Street, Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner Lt. Nani Cholakians said. His city of residence was unknown. Landivar was shot by a resident while breaking into a […]

  • The 1500 block of West Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach, as viewed in a Google Street View image.

    Suspect Arrested in Connection With Fatal Shooting of Man at ‘Illegal Gambling Establishment’ in Long Beach

    Investigators have arrested a man in Arizona on suspicion of fatally shooting another man at what police described as an “illegal gambling establishment” in Long Beach last month, authorities said Friday. Richard Allen Quintana, 31, of Long Beach was captured in Glendale, Arizona, in recent days and was extradited back to California Thursday to face a murder charge, according to Long Beach Police Department officials and Los Angeles County booking records. He was also being held on an unrelated warrant, […]

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