Juan Flores is a digital news producer for KTLA in Los Angeles.


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  • An image from Sky5 shows firefighters on the scene of a small plane crash at Whiteman Airport in Pacoima on Sept. 3, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Dead, Boy Injured After Small Plane Crash at Whiteman Airport in Pacoima: LAFD

    A man died and a boy was injured after a single-engine plane crashed at Whiteman Airport in Pacoima on Monday afternoon, officials said. The crash happened about 5:09 p.m. at the facility located at 12653 Osborne St., according to an alert from the Los Angeles Fire Department. As the Cessna 150L was taking off from the airport, it experienced an unknown problem, and an emergency was declared over the radio, Fire Department Capt. Erik Scott said. The aircraft then struck a […]

  • An image from Sky5 shows the scene of a fatal collision in Pomona on Sept. 3, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    12-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Pomona: Police

    An investigation was underway after a 12-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle in Pomona on Monday night, authorities said. The crash was reported about 8 p.m. in the 300 block of East Foothill Boulevard, according to an alert from the Pomona Police Department. Emergency personnel arrived and found the boy “down” in the lanes of traffic, as well as a person who said they were the driver of the vehicle, officials said. Los Angeles County Fire Department […]

  • An LAPD officer responds to a shooting in Sylmar on Sept. 2, 2018. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    LAPD Identifies Man Fatally Shot at Sylmar Party

    Authorities on Monday released the identity of a man who died after being shot at a house party in Sylmar over the weekend. Officers responded around 1 a.m. Sunday and found Pedro Hernandez, 19, suffering from a gunshot wound at the scene of the shooting in the 14500 block of Tyler Street, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department. Hernandez was transported to a local hospital where he later died. LAPD officials told KTLA on Sunday […]

  • The 3800 block of East Fourth Street in East Los Angeles is seen in an image from December 2017. (Credit: Google Maps Street View)

    Man Killed in Suspected Gang-Related Shooting in East L.A.: Authorities

    A man died following what authorities believe was a gang-related shooting in East Los Angeles on Monday morning. The incident happened about 1:50 a.m. in the 3800 block of East Fourth Street, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The area is near where Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and School are located, Google Maps showed. Area residents heard shots being fired and found the man suffering from gunshot wounds and lying on the […]

  • The main entrance to Lakewood High School is seen in an image from December 2017. (Credit: Google Maps Street View)

    Authorities Arrest Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl at Lakewood High School, Woman in Bellflower

    A 19-year-old man was arrested Saturday for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl at Lakewood High School as well as a woman in Bellflower less than two hours apart, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The suspect was identified Sunday as Joshua Cooper. Detectives from the Special Victims Bureau were investigating both cases that were reported Friday. The first incident occurred about 10 a.m. in the 9200 block of Palm Street in Bellflower, according to a news release from […]

  • Sheriff’s dive teams search for four missing boaters in the Colorado River on Sept. 2, 2018. (Credit: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office)

    Search Continues for 4 Missing After 2 Boats Crash, Sink in Colorado River: Officials

    A search resumed Sunday for four people missing after two boats collided head-on and sank one day earlier in the Colorado River near San Bernardino County’s Moabi Regional Park, along the California-Arizona border, officials said. With a total of 16 people on the two boats, the crash injured nine of them and another two were left in critical condition and airlifted from the scene for treatment, Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster said at a Sunday afternoon news conference. Shoreline searches and […]

  • The remnants of a big rig are seen after being involved in a fatal crash with another vehicle in South El Monte on Sept. 2, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Fatal Crash Closes Lanes on 60 Freeway in South El Monte: CHP

    Multiple lanes on the eastbound 60 Freeway were closed in South El Monte following a fiery crash that left two people dead Sunday morning, officials said. The multivehicle crash was reported just before 4:30 a.m. on the freeway at Peck Road, according to California HIghway Patrol Officer Elizabeth Kravig. A KTLA viewer captured video of the scene which showed the fiery aftermath of the crash involving a big rig carrying cantaloupes and a BMW. The preliminary investigation revealed that the […]

  • File photo of a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department patch. (Credit: KTLA)

    Homicide Detectives Probe Shooting Death of Man in South L.A.

    Homicide detectives were investigating the shooting death of a man in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood of South L.A. on Sunday morning, officials said. The shooting happened around 4:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of East 59th Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies responded to a call about a shooting victim and found a Hispanic man lying in the middle of the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, a news release stated. The unidentified man was pronounced dead at […]

  • Police tape block the area where a fatal shooting occurred in Sylmar on Sept. 2, 2018. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    1 Person Dead After Shooting at ‘Social Media Party’ in Sylmar: LAPD

    A search was underway to find whoever was responsible for shooting and killing a young man at a house party in Sylmar early Sunday morning, authorities said. The fatal shooting was reported about 1:50 a.m. in the 14000 block of Tyler Street, according to Capt. Natalie Cortez with the Los Angeles Police Department. There was some sort of altercation between an unknown number of people at the party, and the victim ended up being shot, LAPD Sgt. Robert Leary told […]