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  • Sketches Released of Suspected Road-Rage Shooter

    ARLETA, Calif. (KTLA) — Police on Wednesday released two sketches of a man suspected of fatally shooting another motorist in a road-rage incident in Arleta. It happened on Saturday, July 13, just after 3 p.m. as the two cars passed under the 5 Freeway at Branford Avenue, police said. The driver of a gray Dodge Challenger fired a single shot as he passed a red Kia, according to witnesses. The driver of the Kia, Richard Eduardo Ruiz, 22, of North […]

  • O.C. Salon Massacre: Defense To Get Jailhouse Informant Documents

    SEAL BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) — Prosecutors were ordered to turn over all information about a jailhouse informant during a pretrial hearing Friday for the man accused of murdering eight people in a Seal Beach salon. Scott Dekraai, 44, is charged with eight counts of murder in the midday massacre at Salon Meritage on October 12, 2011. The hearing addressed prosecutors’ plans to play audio recordings from some of the hundreds of hours of conversations between Dekraai and a jailhouse informant. […]

  • New Strain of Norovirus Sweeps the Nation

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Experts say a new strain of norovirus from Australia is causing most of the recent stomach illnesses here in the United States. Norovirus is highly contagious, and is the leading cause of gastro-intestinal illness. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control say the new stomach bug strain spread rapidly across the U.S. From September through December, the bug was the leading cause of norovirus outbreaks in the country. Last month, the new strain accounted for 58 […]

  • Snoop to Educate Kids About Smoking Pot

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Rapper Snoop Lion (formerly known as Snoop Dogg) says he wants to help educate children on smoking weed. Snoop says he wants to stop kids from overdosing by providing information about proper methods for smoking. He coaches eight and nine year olds at the Orange County Junior All America Football League on how to avoid irresponsible drug use. Snoop also has plans to back up his talk with some literature — a children’s book, to be […]

  • Basketball Coach Shot During Attempted Robbery

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (KTLA) — Police are looking for the suspects who shot longtime Eisenhower High School basketball coach Steve Johnson at a park in San Bernardino. Authorities say the 47-year-old coach was on his way to get gas on Monday when he stopped at Seccombe Lake to use a restroom. While in the parking lot, he was approached by three black males who tried to rob him of his wallet, according to police. During the confrontation, one or more […]

  • People Camp Out to Get New Nike Air Jordans

    COSTA MESA, Calif. (KTLA) — People were lining up at malls and stores across the country on Friday to get their hands on the latest Nike Air Jordan shoes. Dozens of people set up chairs outside The Lab in Costa Mesa Thursday night, where the Air Jordan 11 “Bred” sneakers were set to go on sale at Blends shoe store at 11:30 a.m. Some people said they had been in line since Wednesday evening. Last year, fights broke out as […]

  • Suspect Spends Hours on Roof in East L.A. Standoff

    EAST LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Sheriff’s deputies surrounded a home in East Los Angeles Friday where a shirtless suspect camped out on the roof more than four hours. It happened in the 5300 block of Grace Place, between Goodrich Blvd. and Hillview Ave. At around 7 a.m., some bail bondsmen went to the home to take the man into custody for violation of his bond agreement. He was out on bail on a burglary charge and is also an ex-con, […]

  • Body Found May Be Missing ASU Student from Brea

    TEMPE, Ariz. (KTLA) — Search crews in Arizona believe they have found the body of a missing Arizona State University student from Orange County. Authorities say that a body recovered from the Salt River on Sunday could be that of ASU freshman Jack Culolias, 19, of Brea. Two private search groups were looking for Culolias Sunday morning when one group spotted a body floating near the spot where one of his shoes was found about two weeks ago. Police said […]

  • Emmys 2013: Netflix Scores; ’30 Rock’ Gets 13 Nods

    NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) — Netflix elbowed its way into a mostly-familiar field for the 2013 Emmy Awards when the nominations were announced Thursday morning. The home-subscription service scored nods for both the drama series “House of Cards” and the comedy “Arrested Development.” It was the first time a series distributed online has been nominated for TV’s top honors. “House of Cards” was nominated for Outstanding Drama Series. Kevin Spacey and Robin wright also received lead acting nominations. Jason Bateman […]

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