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

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  • The Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles is seen in a photo taken on April 14, 2018. (Credit: Ben Welsh/Los Angeles Times)

    City Commission to Consider Bid to Declare L.A. Times Buildings Historic-Cultural Monuments

    A bid to gain protected status for three Los Angeles Times buildings moved forward Thursday when the Cultural Heritage Commission agreed to consider an application to make them historic-cultural monuments. Monument status could hinder a plan to redevelop the downtown L.A. block where they stand. The property is owned by Onni Group, which purchased the former Times Mirror Square in 2016 with plans to redevelop it. The Times, now a tenant of Onni in its historic home, is nearly finished […]

  • Still from footage released by the Pasadena Police Department shows Sharaya Brown and an officer during a traffic stop on May 2, 2016.

    Pasadena Police Deny Mother and Daughter’s Allegation of Sexual Assault During Traffic Stop; Footage Released

    Pasadena police denied a mother and daughter’s allegation of sexual assault during a 2016 traffic stop, releasing recordings of the incident on Tuesday. Pasadena residents Sharell Thompson, 43, and her 22-year-old daughter, Sharaya Brown, filed a lawsuit against the agency in April, nearly two years after the encounter near the intersection of Altadena Drive and Foothill Boulevard. In a video and an audio clip released by the Police Department, two officers are seen and heard stopping Thompson and Brown the afternoon […]

  • US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands before attending a joint press conference after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. (Credit: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Stands With Putin, Declines to Endorse U.S. Intel Assessment of Russia’s Interference in 2016 Election

    US President Donald Trump, in a stunning rebuke of the US intelligence community, declined on Monday to endorse the US government’s assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, saying he doesn’t “see any reason why” Russia would be responsible. Instead, Trump — standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin — touted Putin’s vigorous denial and pivoted to complaining about the Democratic National Committee’s server and missing emails from Hillary Clinton’s personal account. “I have great confidence in my intelligence […]

  • U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin walk together to take part in the "family photo" during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on Nov. 11, 2017. (Credit: Jorge Silva/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Says Probe ‘Hurts Our Relationship With Russia,’ Slams FBI Agent Peter Strzok

    On the verge of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, US President Donald Trump railed against the Russia investigation and embattled FBI agent Peter Strzok, calling the agent “a disgrace to our country” and saying the probe “hurts our relationship with Russia.” Asked about the tone he expects at his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump shifted topics, saying in a CBS News interview excerpt that “we’re greatly hampered by this whole witch hunt that’s going in […]

  • Trump Administration Reunites Fewer Than Half of Separated Families on Court-Ordered Deadline

    The Trump administration was only able to reunite fewer than half of the eligible separated migrant families in its care by a court-ordered deadline Tuesday — as the fates of thousands more remain in limbo. A federal judge on Tuesday was nevertheless mostly satisfied with the government’s efforts to meet his deadline, turning his attention next to the 2,000 to 3,000 families that will need to be reunited later in the month. As of late Tuesday afternoon, four children of […]

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    Dangerous Heat Wave to Grip Southwest Through Weekend

    A dangerous heat wave is expected to grip California and parts of the southwest Friday and into the weekend, threatening millions of people and likely fueling existing wildfires. More than 25 million people are under excessive heat watches, warnings or advisories, including in Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, and Phoenix metro areas. The scorching heat will bring triple-digit temperatures to Los Angeles, where the mercury is forecast to reach 105 degrees on Friday and 100 on Saturday, CNN meteorologist […]

  • Los Angeles police released this image of a boy found alone at Union Station on July 4, 2018.

    Boy Reunited With Family Member After Being Abandoned at Union Station; Mother Arrested on Suspicion of Child Endangerment: LAPD

    A nonverbal boy who was left alone at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles has been reunited with a family member, and a woman believed to be his biological mother has been arrested, authorities said Thursday afternoon. The investigation into why the boy was left at the transit hub Wednesday night is ongoing, LAPD officials tweeted. A woman who was last seen with the boy had not been found, police initially indicated. But LAPD Capt. Marc Reina said on Twitter that an arrest has […]

  • Rose Bowl Hosts AmericaFest Fireworks Show in Pasadena

    AmericaFest, one of the largest fireworks shows in the nation, is set to entertain Fourth of July revelers at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Tuesday night.

  • A fireworks display is seen at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. (Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for CBS Radio Inc.)

    Where to Watch Independence Day Fireworks in SoCal

    Law enforcement and fire officials in Southern California have warned residents this week about the dangers of illegal fireworks ahead of Independence Day. They offered legal and safe alternatives with public displays going on throughout the region on July 4. Here is where you can watch: Chatsworth Shepherd of the Hills Church will host the 20th Anniversary of the 4th of July Spectacular beginning at 4:30 p.m. A 21-minute fireworks finale will close out the night, which includes inflatable jumpers, face […]