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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
  • A burglary suspect is seen being taken into custody in a remote area of Malibu Creek State Park on Oct. 10, 2018, in images released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

    Authorities Search Malibu Creek State Park for Evidence Following Burglary Suspect’s Arrest

    Dozens of deputies, search and rescue teams and other authorities meticulously searched Malibu Creek State Park Wednesday in hopes of turning up evidence as they investigate an area burglary series that spans the last two years. The massive operation comes a week after the arrest of 42-year-old Anthony Rauda, who L.A. County sheriff’s officials believe could be tied to as many as eight burglaries in which only food was stolen. The incidents all took place in the early morning hours […]

  • John Cox, left, speaks during a tour of Skid Row, while Gavin Newsom, right, makes a campaign stop in Venice on Oct. 16, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    John Cox Tours L.A.’s Skid Row, Gavin Newsom Makes Stop in Venice as Final Vote in California Governor’s Race Approaches

    After months of criticizing his opponent for his record on homelessness as mayor of San Francisco, Republican John Cox took his campaign for governor to Los Angeles’ skid row on Tuesday, where he promised to provide more housing and services for Californians in need. As he toured the downtown neighborhood, home to a large homeless population, Cox likened the area to a “third-world country.” “It is absolutely not compassionate to let people live on this street,” Cox told reporters. “This […]

  • 34-Year-Old Tustin Woman Dies After Tree Falls on Vehicle Amid Strong Winds

    A Tustin woman has died after becoming trapped in a vehicle that was hit by a large tree on Monday morning, authorities said. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as 34-year-old Dennet Bermas. The official cause of death was still pending autopsy, the agency said. Crews responded after receiving a report of a person inside a vehicle beneath a tree in the 14400 block of Red Hill Avenue, Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Tony Bommarito told KTLA just […]

  • by a tree in Hollywood on Oct. 13, 2018, after a storm swept through the area the night before. (Credit: Drew Kocak)

    SoCal Storms Leave Behind Toppled Trees, Mud-Covered Roads and Power Outages

    As storms swept through Southern California late Friday night, scenes of toppled trees, damaged roads and reports of power outages affecting thousands arose by Saturday morning. Just before 10 p.m. on Friday, at least 10,000 people throughout the Los Angeles region were without power, according to the L.A. Department of Water and Power. Meanwhile, some residents awoke to other damage left by the storm, which carried bolts of lightning and thunder. There were trees struck down by strong winds and others […]

  • Detectives investigate the discovery of human remains in the 30900 block of 106th Street, near Littlerock, on Oct. 11, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Remains of 3 People Found in Burnt-Out Home Near Littlerock

    The remains of three people were located at the site of a burned down home near Littlerock, but investigators have yet to determine whether the discovery is linked to the disappearance of three people in the same area earlier this year. The remains were found shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday in the 30900 block of 106th Street East, in the unincorporated community of Juniper Hills, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigators said. It was not initially clear if the remains […]

  • Celebrity Couple Linked to Crashed Sports Car Abandoned in Studio City

    Police are investigating after whoever was behind the wheel of a high-end sports car that crashed in Studio City abandoned the two-seater, and some suspect a famous couple may be involved. Chris Wolfe reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Oct. 9, 2018.

  • A car window shattered by bullet holes is seen at the scene of a shooting and vehicle crash in Mid-City on Oct. 6, 2018. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    Shooting, Crash in Mid-City Leaves Multiple Victims as 2 Suspects Remain at Large

    Police got a call around noon Saturday about a shooting and crash in Mid-City near the intersection of Venice and La Cienega boulevards, which left a number of victims injured as authorities continue searching for two suspects. The shooting may have stemmed from a robbery attempt. It was captured on video. Chris Wolfe reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Oct. 6, 2018.

  • Downtown Los Angeles is seen on Oct. 3, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Fall Storm to Bring Rain, Thunderstorms to SoCal; Prompts Mudflow Concerns

    A fall storm is expected to bring rain and thunderstorms to the Southland Wednesday, prompting mudflow concerns for residents in recent burn areas. The showers began early for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties but will be moving into the southern counties by afternoon, the National Weather Service stated. Most areas will receive between a quarter and a half-inch of rain, according to forecasters. Communities experiencing thunderstorms may receive up to an inch of rain. That possibility has officials […]

  • A Mercedes-Benz hatchback is taped off at the scene where San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies fatally shot a female suspect in Victorville on Oct. 2, 2018. (Credit: Victor Valley News)

    Female Assault Suspect Fatally Shot by Deputy at Car Dealership in Victorville: Sheriff’s Officials

    Deputies fatally shot a woman while responding to reports of an assault at a used car lot in Victorville on Tuesday, officials said. The incident occurred after a lone deputy responded to the auto dealership near the corner of Seventh Street and Desert Knoll Drive sometime before 1:30 p.m., said Mara Rodriguez, a media relations officer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. According to bystanders, the woman had returned to the business with a car she bought, complaining it […]