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
  • A travel van involved in a crash in Lancaster is towed from the scene April 6, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    14 People Hurt, Including 2 in Critical Condition, in Crash Involving Travel Van in Lancaster

    More than a dozen people were hurt after a travel van collided with another vehicle in Lancaster on Saturday afternoon, officials said. Two of 14 patients were airlifted in critical condition from the scene near North 60th Street West and West Avenue F, Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Art Marrujo told KTLA. Passengers in the travel van chartered it in Culver City for a trip to Lancaster to view the poppy fields, according to a preliminary investigation, Detective Gilbert Borruel […]

  • Head Coach Sean McVay of the Los Angeles Rams gestures in the first half during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

    Thieves Target Encino Home Belonging to L.A. Rams Coach Sean McVay, TMZ Reports

    A home belonging to Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay was burglarized in Encino Thursday night, TMZ reported. Los Angeles police confirmed only that a burglary occurred about 9 p.m. Thursday in the 16900 block of Encino Hills Drive, and public records show McVay lives on the block. A description of the burglary on the Ring doorbell camera Neighbors app stated that “two men in ski masks hopped the fence into our backyard” and were picked up by a […]

  • Amy Lorenzo, 12, left, and Marlene Lorenzo, 14, right, are seen in an undated photo provide by relatives on April 4, 2019.

    14-Year-Old Killed, Younger Sister in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Truck While Walking to School in South L.A.

    A 14-year-old girl was killed and her 12-year-old sister was in critical condition after they were struck by a truck while walking to school in the Historic South-Central neighborhood of Los Angeles Thursday morning, the Los Angeles Police Department said. The sisters, identified by relatives as Amy and Marlene Lorenzo, were walking near a middle school when they were struck by the truck turning northbound onto Broadway Place from 37th Street just before 8 a.m., according to LAPD Officer Jeff […]

  • A man accused of slashing people's faces in South Gate and South L.A. in four attacks reported between March 20 and April 1, 2019, is seen in surveillance images released by LAPD on April 2, 2019.

    Man Arrested in at Least 9 Face-Slashing Attacks in South L.A., South Gate and Lynwood: LAPD

    A man has been arrested in a series of face-slashing attacks in South Los Angeles, South Gate and Lynwood, Los Angeles police confirmed Wednesday. The suspect was identified by police as 19-year-old Len Rey Briones during a news conference later Wednesday evening. Briones is believed to be homeless and is on probation for a prior arson conviction, LAPD officials said. Authorities said one of the victims attacked was a 13-year-old slashed on April 1. Briones allegedly slashed the victims’ faces […]

  • Nipsey Hussle performs at the Warner Music Pre-Grammy Party at the NoMad Hotel on Feb. 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Credit: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Warner Music)

    Grammy-Nominated Rapper Nipsey Hussle Killed in South L.A. Shooting; 2 Others Wounded

    Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting outside the artist’s store in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Los Angeles Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Officers responded to reports of a shooting at a clothing store in the 3400 block of West Slauson Avenue at around 3:25 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Chris Ramirez said. The 33-year-old rapper was shot multiple times and transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead, […]

  • The scene after a fatal multi-vehicle wreck in Woodland Hills on March 29, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    17-Year-Old Boy Arrested in Connection to Deadly Crash in Woodland Hills

    Police arrested a 17-year-old boy on homicide charges Saturday in connection to a crash in Woodland Hills that killed one person and injured three others,  including himself, the Los Angeles Police Department said. The teen is accused of driving recklessly and running a red light just before the deadly crash, which took place at around 10 p.m. Friday in the 20100 block of Ventura Boulevard, according to LAPD. Paramedics pronounced one man dead at the scene, according to the Los […]

  • Chicago Prosecutors Drop All Charges Against Actor Jussie Smollett, Who Was Accused of Lying About Attack

    Infuriating Chicago’s mayor and police chief, prosecutors abruptly dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett on Tuesday after the “Empire” actor accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself agreed to let the city keep his $10,000 in bail. But he maintained his innocence and insisted he was attacked. Prosecutors said they still believe Smollett concocted the assault. They gave no detailed explanation for why they abandoned the case only five weeks after filing the charges and threatening to pursue […]

  • Attorney Michael Avenatti attends the 2019 Adult Video News Awards at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 26, 2019 in Las Vegas. (Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

    Michael Avenatti Charged With Bank and Wire Fraud, Extortion: Federal Prosecutors

    Michael Avenatti, the pugnacious attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday on charges that included trying to shake down Nike for as much as $25 million by threatening the company with bad publicity. Avenatti, who was also accused of embezzling a client’s money to pay his own expenses, was charged with extortion and bank and wire fraud in separate cases in New York and California. He was arrested at […]

  • In this file photo, Robert Mueller, then the director of the FBI, arrives for a hearing on Capitol Hill on September 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

    Special Counsel Mueller Closes Russia-Trump Probe With No New Indictments

    Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges Friday, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency but launching a fresh wave of political battles over the still-confidential findings. The report’s details remained a mystery, accessible to only a handful of Justice Department officials while Attorney General William Barr prepared to release the “principal conclusions” soon. But the closure of the 22-month probe without additional indictments by Mueller was welcome […]

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