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Erin Myers is a reporter for the KTLA 5 Morning News.

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    Deadlines Begin for Holiday Shipping

    Depending on what service you use send your packages, knowing these shipping deadlines will help you get them delivered before Christmas. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Dec. 14, 2018.

  • Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals strike in Los Angeles on Dec. 10, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Workers Start Weeklong Strike in California

    Thousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals throughout California started a weeklong strike Monday to protest what they say is a lack of staffing that affects care. Outside Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in the San Francisco Bay Area dozens of workers marched Monday holding signs that read “Kaiser, Don’t Deny My Patients Mental Health Care,” and “Care Delayed is Care Denied.” About 4,000 psychologists, therapists, social workers, psychiatric nurses and other medical professionals represented by the National Union of […]

  • A vehicle is trapped in debris on Pacific Coast Highway near Leo Carrillo State Beach following heavy showers on Dec. 6, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Heavy Rain Prompts Mandatory Evacuation Orders, Flood Alerts, Major Road Closures in SoCal

    The second day of a fall storm has prompted flood alerts in recent burn areas and major road closures throughout Southern California. Woolsey and Hill Fires: Earlier, a flash flood warning was in effect for the Woolsey and Hill fire burn areas, in areas near the Los Angeles and Ventura County border, according to officials. Areas of concern included Malibu Canyon and Las Virgenes Roads as well as Kanan Dume Road in the Santa Monica Mountains and Pacific Coast Highway […]

  • A stretch of PCH was inundated by mud and debris after a mudslide hit a portion of the highway in Malibu on Dec. 6, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Pacific Coast Highway Reopens in Malibu After Mudslide Prompts Full Closure

    The Pacific Coast Highway has reopened through Malibu after a “large mudslide” flooded the roadway as heavy rain pounded the area during the Thursday morning commute. Sheriff’s officials said the road fully reopened around 5 p.m. after crews finished clearing mud from the right southbound lane of the PCH in Leo Carrillo State Park. However, motorists were still urged to drive slowly and exercise caution as crews were still working to clear debris along the highway. Lanes had begun reopening […]

  • Handmade Holiday Creations at Harvest Festival Art & Craft Show

    Erin Myers highlights the handmade food, craft, and art creations at the Harvest Festival Art & Craft Show at the Pomona Fairplex. Originally aired on KTLA Weekend Morning News on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

  • A big rig caught fire on the 101 Freeway in Hollywood Hills on Nov. 29, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Rough Morning for Commuters as Multiple Big Rig Crashes, Rain-Slicked Roads Snarl SoCal Traffic

    Multiple big rig crashes and rain-slicked freeways created a nightmare for Southern California commuters Thursday. A big rig that burst into flames on the northbound 101 Freeway in Hollywood Hills was among the wrecks creating long delays for drivers. The incident was reported just before 5 a.m. near Mulholland Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol’s traffic incident log. The big rig apparently struck the center divider and caught fire after coming to a stop across several lanes, a CHP […]

  • Marilyn Joy Haight, 79, of Norwalk. (Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

    79-Year-Old Woman Killed by Hit-And-Run Driver While Picking Up Last-Minute Groceries for Thanksgiving

    Detectives are seeking a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 79-year-old woman on her way home with last-minute groceries for her family’s Thanksgiving celebration, authorities said. Marilyn Joy Haight died at a hospital shortly after the collision, which took place about just after 5 p.m. Wednesday on Pioneer Boulevard at Lindale Street, Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner Lt. Larry Dietz said. No description of the vehicle that struck her was available, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department […]

  • This is the first image taken by NASA’s InSight lander on the surface of Mars. The instrument context camera mounted below the lander deck obtained this image on Nov. 26, 2018, shortly after landing. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

    ‘Flawless’: InSight, NASA’s Robotic Geologist, Lands on Mars After 6-Month Journey

    A NASA spacecraft designed to drill down into Mars’ interior landed on the planet Monday after a perilous, supersonic plunge through its red skies, setting off jubilation among scientists who had waited in white-knuckle suspense for confirmation to arrive across 100 million miles of space. Flight controllers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena leaped out of their chairs, screaming, dancing and hugging, upon learning that InSight had arrived on Mars, the graveyard for a multitude of previous missions. “Touchdown […]

  • The scene is set for the Hollywood Christmas Parade on Nov. 25, 2018.

    87th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Triggers Street Closures

    The 87th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade gets underway Sunday evening, and that means several street closures along the parade route. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. and wind its way through Hollywood and Sunset boulevards and several other side streets with Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Montel Williams and Dean Cain as hosts. “Entertainment Tonight” host Nancy O’Dell will serve as grand marshal. Those attending the parade are encouraged to arrive early and take the Metro. Motorists are advised to […]