BREAKING: Missing L.A. County Fire Captain Is Dead, Firefighters’ Union Says After Officials Discover Body in Montecito Area

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


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  • A USGS map shows the location of a magnitude 3.2 earthquake that struck near Big Bear City on Aug. 18, 2018.

    Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Strikes Near Big Bear: USGS

    A magnitude 3.2 earthquake struck near the Big Bear area on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake hit at 9:02 a.m. about 2 miles north of Fawnskin, nearly 6 miles west-northwest of Big Bear City and almost 15 miles east-northeast of Lake Arrowhead. The epicenter was in a remote area near Delamar Mountain Road, north of Big Bear Lake. The temblor had a depth of nearly 2 miles, according to USGS. No injuries or damage were […]

  • An image from Sky5 shows firefighters on the scene of a structure fire in Santa Ana on Aug. 17, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    2 People Rescued From House Fire in Santa Ana: Report

    Two people were transported to local hospitals after being rescued from a burning structure in Santa Ana on Friday night, officials said. The fire was reported shortly before 10 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Olive Street, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. Aerial video from Sky5 showed fire personnel focusing on a house located in that neighborhood. A fire captain said firefighters encountered flames and smoke coming from the home, the Orange County Register reported. The fire […]

  • The 1300 block of West 130th Street in Gardena is seen in a Google Maps Street View image from December 2017.

    Compton Man Killed in Gardena Shooting; Investigation Underway: Police

    A 31-year-old man died after being found shot in Gardena early Saturday morning, officials said. The Gardena Police Department received a call at 12:45 a.m. about a gunshot victim in the 1300 block of West 130th Street, a news release stated. Officers arrived and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. The man was treated at the scene by Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics and transported to an area hospital, where he later died, according to the statement. Police […]

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    2 Men Hospitalized After Suffering Gunshot Wounds in Moreno Valley: Sheriff’s Dept.

    Two people were found shot in Moreno Valley late Friday night, and investigators were working to determine who opened fire. Officers received a call around 11:40 p.m. regarding an assault with a deadly weapon in the area of Perris Boulevard and Fir Avenue, according to a tweet from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. When they arrived, officers located two men suffering from gunshot wounds. They were both transported to a local hospital in unknown condition, officials said. No arrest had […]

  • Long Beach Fire Captain Dave Rosa is seen in a photo released June 25, 2018, by the Long Beach Fire Department.

    Fitness Competition Held in Honor of Fallen Long Beach Fire Capt. Dave Rosa

    A special event is being held at the Battleship USS Iowa in San Pedro on Saturday in honor of fallen Long Beach Fire Department Capt. Dave Rosa. The gathering is being billed as a fitness competition that will showcase what it takes to stay in shape in order to handle some of the toughest and most dangerous work that service members and first responders accomplish, according to organizers. California Warrior Fit is hosting the event, which is taking place from […]

  • The 900 block of North Thorson Avenue in Compton is seen in a Google Maps Street View image from November 2017.

    Pursuit of DUI Suspect Ends in Crash, Deputy-Involved Shooting in Compton: LASD

    An investigation was underway into a deputy-involved shooting that occurred after a DUI suspect crashed while being pursued in Compton on Friday night, authorities said. Four men in their 20s were detained after the incident that happened around 11:20 p.m. in the 900 block of North Thorson Avenue, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies were in pursuit of an individual who was driving recklessly and suspected of being under the influence, detectives stated. […]

  • Authorities investigate a fatal hit-and-run crash in Mead Valley on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Credit: RMG News)

    Attempted Carjacking Suspect Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash Near Mead Valley: CHP

    A bizarre chain of events ended with an attempted carjacking suspect being killed in a hit-and-run crash in unincorporated Riverside County on Friday night, authorities said. The incident happened about 8:40 p.m. on Cajalco Road near Cowan Road, according to California Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Licon. The location is just west of the community of Mead Valley. The investigation revealed that a Hispanic man was standing in the westbound lane of Cajalco Road for unknown reasons, Licon said. At that […]

  • Rhonda Polon speaks to KTLA reporter Kareen Wynter during an interview in Century City on Aug. 14, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    ‘I’m Not a Racist’: Woman Apologizes for Throwing Hot Coffee at Latino Worker During Controversial Rant in Century City

    A woman spoke out Tuesday after she was seen on video throwing hot coffee at a Latino contractor during a controversial confrontation at an upscale condominium complex in Century City. The incident took place on Aug. 4 at a building located in the 2300 block of Fox Hills Drive, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Rhonda Polon said she regrets the entire incident and that her only concern that day was to protect her property. “I’m not a racist,” […]

  • A train station platform along the 100 block of East First Street in Pomona is seen in a Google Maps Street View image.

    Man Charged With Murder After 2 Fatally Shot in Pomona: Police

    An Ontario man was charged with murder in connection with a shooting in Pomona that left two men dead over the weekend, according to authorities. Police responded Sunday to the area of 100 E. First St. for a report of shots fired, Pomona Police Department Sgt. Jon Edson wrote in a news release. When officers arrived at a train station platform, they found two unresponsive victims who were suffering from gunshot wounds, the sergeant added. Los Angeles County Fire Department […]