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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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  • The Serenity Villas Senior Community, in the 100 block of East Bonita Avenue in Pomona, as pictured in a Google Street View image in May of 2018.

    Death Investigation Underway at Pomona Senior Living Community

    Officials are investigating the death of a person under suspicious circumstances at a senior living community in Pomona on Monday, officials said. Firefighters responded to the Serenity Villas Senior Community in the 100 block of East Bonita Avenue shortly before 6 a.m. in response to a report of a fire sprinkler activation, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said. A second call a little over a half an hour later resulted in firefighters discovering a unit with its carpet on […]

  • Family members gather on March 10, 2019, at the scene where a little girl was found dead inside of a duffel bag in Hacienda Heights on March 5, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Mother of Girl Found Dead in Duffel Bag in Hacienda Heights Accused of Murder

    Homicide detectives on Monday announced they have arrested the mother of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found partially inside of a duffel bag at the bottom of an embankment in Hacienda Heights on suspicion of her daughter’s killing. Taquesta Graham, 28,  was booked Thursday on suspicion of the murder of Trinity Love Jones, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and county booking records. “The case is being reviewed by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Charges […]

  • A pair of handcuffs is shown in a file image. (Credit: Moment via Getty Images)

    Suspect Arrested in Connection With 2 Ventura Armed Robberies

    Police arrested a man Monday who they say carried out two armed robberies in Ventura in recent months. Jonathan Sabalza, 23, was taken into custody shortly after 6 a.m. at an apartment in the 6300 block of Whippoorwill Street, according to the Ventura County Police Department. He’s accused of robbing a Circle K store at 3506 E. Main Street on March 3, as well as a Chevron station at 3477 Telegraph Road on Jan. 30, authorities said. “After a brief […]

  • Homicide victim David Klemm, 28, of Colton, pictured in an undated photo released in a photo released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department on March 18, 2019.

    Colton Man Killed, 2nd Victim Wounded in Shooting at Illegal Marijuana Shop in San Bernardino

    Detectives are seeking a killer or killers who shot one man to death and wounded another man inside an illegal marijuana shop in San Bernardino last week, officials said Monday. Gunfire was first reported about 10:45 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of South E. Street, the San Bernardino Police Department said in a written statement. “Officers arrived minutes later and found the location to be an illegal marijuana dispensary,” according to the statement. “Officers quickly saw evidence of a […]

  • Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies respond to an incident in Palmdale on March 17,2019. (Credit: DonLuisMeza Video)

    Man Fatally Shot at End of Standoff in Palmdale Identified

    Authorities on Monday released the identity of a 49-year-old Palmdale man who was shot and killed by deputies Sunday at the end of a nearly eight-hour standoff at his mobile home. Timothy John Beckwith died at the scene of the barricade situation and shooting in the 4000 block of Karling Place, Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said. Deputies were seeking him on a warrant stemming from an assault case when they found him at his […]

  • Authorities investigate a collision that left a pedestrian dead in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood of Los Angeles on March 17, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Car in Pico-Robertson Neighborhood

    A pedestrian died after being struck by a car in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood of Los Angeles on Sunday night, officials said. The collision was first reported about 8:30 pm. in the 1100 block of South Robertson Boulevard, just north of Pico Boulevard, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange. Paramedics pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene, he said. Aerial footage from Sky5 showed a car with significant damage to its front end stopped in the street next […]

  • Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies respond to an incident in Palmdale on March 17,2019. (Credit: DonLuisMeza Video)

    Man Fatally Shot by Deputies Following Overnight Standoff in Palmdale

    Deputies shot and killed a man early Sunday after he barricaded himself inside a mobile home in Palmdale overnight while threatening  SWAT team members with a gun, officials said. The incident began about 9:15 p.m. Saturday when authorities were notified a man wanted on a warrant in an assault with a deadly weapon case had been spotted inside a trailer in the 4000 block of Karling Place, Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau said […]

  • The 4000 block of Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles, as pictured in a Google Street View image in January of 2018.

    Man Killed in East Los Angeles Stabbing Identified

    Authorities on Sunday released the identity of a 20-year-old man who was stabbed to death in East Los Angeles  this weekend. Damian Medina of Los Angeles died in the 2:25 a.m. attack in the 4000 block of Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner Larry Dietz said. He was found suffering from stab wounds and taken to a hospital where he was soon pronounced dead, Deputy Erin Liu of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau said […]

  • Tom Hatten is seen in an undated photo provided by Joe Quasarano on March 16, 2019.

    Longtime Los Angeles TV Personality Tom Hatten Dies at 92

    Los Angeles actor, writer and television host Tom Hatten, whose long and diverse career included hosting “Family Film Festival” on KTLA, died Saturday at age 92, according to longtime friend and former KTLA producer Joe Quasarano. Hatten had been a fixture on Los Angeles television since the 1950s as an announcer, actor, singer, producer, writer and television host. He was born on Nov. 14, 1926 in Jamestown, North Dakota, and grew up in Caldwell, Idaho. He served in the U.S. […]

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