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Chris Wolfe

Chris Wolfe arrived at KTLA in 2006 and continues to report on all shifts, covering news anytime between 4:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Chris started watching newsmagazines such as “60 Minutes” and “20/20” at a very young age, and became hooked on TV news.

Before KTLA, his career path has taken him to Myrtle Beach, S.C., Fort Myers, Fla., and Atlanta. Chris has worked as a travel correspondent, weather anchor, news anchor, news writer and reporter at several stations and TV networks, including The Weather Channel and CNN, where he covered Hurricane Katrina.

Chris, like many Southern Californians, is a transplant. He grew up in the northeastern part of the country, but spent years abroad. His father, a former financial manager for General Electric, took the family to Singapore from 1978 to 1981. Chris attended an American school on the Southeast Asian island and says the experience was one of the most rewarding in his life. The overseas job allowed the Wolfe family to travel around the world every summer during trips back to the U.S. to visit family and friends.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University and then embarked on his career. He loves Southern California and intends to stay here for years to come.


Recent Articles
  • The victim, identified only as 13-year-old Diego, is seen in a family photo.

    Middle School Student in Stable but Critical Condition After Being Sucker Punched on Moreno Valley Campus

    A 13-year-old middle school student in Moreno Valley is hospitalized in stable but critical condition three days after he was punched by two other boys on campus, officials said Thursday. Two 13-year-old boys were arrested in connection with the caught-on-video assault, which occurred just before 1:10 p.m. Monday at Landmark Middle School, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies were dispatched to a fight involving students on the campus, located at 15261 Legendary Dr., a sheriff’s news release stated. […]

  • Many Parents Remain Uneasy After Meeting to Discuss Recent Violence at Middle School in Moreno Valley

    Parents of Landmark Middle School students in Moreno Valley met with campus administrators Wednesday to discuss recent violence on campus that left a 13-year-old boy hospitalized in critical condition. Hundreds of parents turned out, many saying they’ve been angry over the Moreno Valley Unified School District’s handling of bullying cases, and the incident that unfolded Monday afternoon was the tipping point. Cellphone video shows a 13-year-old boy identified as Diego being punched before falling and apparently striking his head on a cement […]

  • Trevor Hibbert posted images of his son in handcuffs in a police car on Sept. 16, 2019 after an incident at Endeavor Middle School. (Credit: Trevor Hibbert on Facebook)

    Father Posts Video of Son With Autism Handcuffed in Police Car After Incident at Lancaster School

    A father is outraged, saying Lancaster School District failed his son, who has autism. Trevor Hibbert took to Facebook to post footage of his son in handcuffs in severe distress in the back of a police car. Hibbert said his son has autism and had a meltdown at school and had to be restrained. He doesn’t blame law enforcement for the situation, but rather school administrators, who he said let the situation get out of hand.

  • A suspect is seen being arrested by sheriff's deputies in Newhall on Sept. 12, 2019. (Credit: Austin Dave)

    Nearly Naked Man Arrested After Vandalizing Newhall Church, Running on 5 Freeway

    Deputies arrested a nearly naked man on Thursday after a bizarre rampage in which he allegedly broke in and vandalized a Newhall church and ran onto the 5 Freeway. The incident began around 9 a.m. Thursday at the Newhall Church of the Nazarene when the  suspect, identified as 48-year-old Kit Kipnas, was seen on surveillance footage breaking in through a window, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Santa Clarita Valley Station. Pastor Josh Johnson said he heard the […]

  • 25 Bodies Found Near Santa Cruz Island Where Dive Boat Burned; 9 People Still Missing

    A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least 25 dead and nine others missing. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr Matthew Kroll said Monday night that 25 people had died. Five of six crew members on the Conception escaped by jumping into an inflatable boat they steered to a nearby vessel. Rescuers initially recovered four bodies about 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles just off Santa […]

  • A Riverside Police Department officer was injured in a collision involving a Caltrans truck on the 91 Freeway on Aug. 31, 2019. (Credit: @7maidAlsuwaidi on Twitter)

    Video: Riverside Police Officer Hurt in Collision With Caltrans Truck on the 91 Freeway

    A Riverside police officer was hospitalized in “serious but stable” condition after a collision between his patrol vehicle and a Caltrans pickup truck on the 91 Freeway on Saturday afternoon, officials said. The crash took place just after 4:30 p.m. on the westbound 91 Freeway just east of Van Buren Boulevard, according to Riverside Police Department officials and California Highway Patrol logs. Police were preparing to reopen the freeway after closing it down due to a woman who had been […]

  • Valerie Harper as Rhoda Morgenstern in the TV show "Rhoda" in 1975. (Credit: CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)

    Valerie Harper, Known for Star Turn as Rhoda on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ Dies at 80

    Valerie Harper, who achieved fame as Rhoda on the classic sitcom “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and continued as the character in a popular spinoff series, has died after a long battle with cancer, her daughter Cristina Cacciotti and family friend Deanna Buskey confirmed to CNN. She was 80. Buskey, a friend of the family for more than 20 years, said the family was not “providing details at this time.” Buskey, who first met Harper and her husband while working […]

  • Kacey Musgraves poses for a photo backstage with Dani Kay, Glen Alen, Jewels Long Beach, Sparkle Stone, Hummingbird Meadows and Wilhelmina Caviar Colby at Kacey Musgraves's concert at The Greek Theatre on Aug. 25, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Credit: Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images for BT PR)

    Country Star Kacey Musgraves Drops Into Struggling Koreatown Photo Shop and Creates Instagram for It

    Kacey Musgraves was in town earlier this week for two sold-out nights at the Greek Theatre. In her downtime, the Grammy-winning country artist and her sister stumbled into an inconspicuous little photo shop in Koreatown. On a quest to develop some film, they found a “gem”: a cash-only, mom-and-pop shop with no internet presence but plenty of handmade backdrops, retro photo sessions and an endearingly old-school photo lab struggling to survive. But that’s all changing now. Musgraves, who won this […]

  • Li Xi Wang appears, left, in an undated photo released by The Cochran Firm. At right, an officer questions a woman, whose name was not released, during a search on July 3, 2019, in an image released by the Chino Police Department.

    Family of Man Fatally Shot by Chino Police Officer During Search Seeking Legal Action

    Attorneys representing the family of a Chinese immigrant fatally shot by a police officer who was serving a search warrant on a suspected illegal marijuana operation at a Chino residence announced taking legal action against the Police Department on Wednesday. Li Xi Wang, 49, of Fontana, was not armed and hiding behind a door when one of several officers who were at the scene shot him on July 3 at a home in the 6800 block of Rockrose Street, according […]

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