Kristina Bravo is a digital news producer for KTLA in Los Angeles.


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  • Fullerton police on Aug. 20, 2019 released surveillance video and a sketch of the suspect in a deadly stabbing at California State University Fullerton.

    Police Release Sketch, Surveillance Video in Fatal Stabbing at Cal State Fullerton

    Authorities on Tuesday released surveillance video and a sketch of a suspect in the deadly stabbing of a retired California State University Fullerton administrator whose body was found inside his car at a campus parking lot the previous morning. Fullerton police identified the victim as 57-year-old Steven Shek Keung Chan of Hacienda Heights, whom they believe was targeted in the attack. The Police Department said they responded to the parking lot near the College Park building around 8:27 a.m. Monday […]

  • A field sample of mosquitoes that could carry West Nile Virus is seen at offices of the Riverside County Department of Environmental Health on April 26, 2007, in Hemet. (Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

    O.C. Reports 1st West Nile Case of 2019 in Tustin

    A Tustin woman in her 50s was diagnosed last week with West Nile virus fever, becoming the first person to contract the virus in Orange County this year, health officials announced Monday. West Nile recurs in the county during the summer and into the fall each year, health officer Nichole Quick said in a statement. In 2018, the county reported 12 infections and one West Nile virus-related death. An Imperial County man died in early July after contracting the virus. […]

  • Nancy Magaña appears in a photo provided by her sister, Maria Magaña, on Aug. 18, 2019.

    ‘It’s Just a Huge Loss’: After News of San Bernardino Teacher’s Killing, Staffers and Students Return to School

    Students and staffers at the Del Vallejo Middle School in San Bernardino returned to campus Monday following news of the fatal shooting of one of their newest teachers over the weekend. Nancy Magaña, 24, was shot inside her truck near Delmann Heights Park after a Friday evening out with her 5-year-old son and boyfriend, a family member told KTLA. San Bernardino police, who responded to the scene around 2 a.m. Saturday, have released few details about the circumstances that led […]

  • The Kern River is seen in a photo released by the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

    L.A. Man’s Body Found in Kern River, Marking 6th Death Since June; 2 Others, Including 11-Year-Old Girl, Still Missing

    Crews recovered the body of a Los Angeles man in the Kern River over the weekend, adding to the number of deaths reported at the river as rescuers continued their search for a second person who had been swept downstream on Saturday and an 11-year-old girl who fell into the water in June. A total of six bodies have now been recovered in the river in Kern County in 2019, all since June, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Angela Monroe confirmed. According […]

  • Nancy Magaña appears in a photo provided by her sister, Maria Magaña, on Aug. 18, 2019.

    Investigation Continues After Teacher Is Fatally Shot While Sitting in Truck With Son in San Bernardino

    San Bernardino police on Sunday continued to investigate the fatal shooting of a local middle school teacher while, according to her family, she was sitting inside her truck with her 5-year-old son and boyfriend near a park. Nancy Magaña, 24, had gone out with her son and boyfriend to Dave & Buster’s on Friday evening and headed to Delmann Heights Park before ending the night, her sister, Maria Magaña, confirmed to KTLA. San Bernardino police said they responded to the […]

  • Customs and Border Protection released this image on Aug. 16, 2019 of packages of marijuana in a shipment of jalapeño peppers the agency reported seizing in Otay Mesa.

    CBP Seizes 4 Tons of Marijuana Hidden in Shipment of Jalapeño Peppers in Otay Mesa

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at an Otay Mesa  cargo facility seized almost four tons of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers last week, the agency announced Friday. A canine team alerted officers to pallets containing 7,560 pounds of jalapeño peppers on Thursday evening, according to CBP. That’s after officers decided to conduct a secondary inspection of a tractor driven by a Mexican national, authorities said. Officials examined the pallets and found a substance that tested […]

  • Griffin Avenue near Avenue 43 in Montecito Heights is seen in a Google Maps image.

    3 Men Shot, 1 Fatally, in Suspected Gang-Related Incident in Montecito Heights

    Two people have been detained after one man died and two others were wounded in what detectives believe to be a gang-related shooting in Montecito Heights early Saturday, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Officers responded to Griffin Avenue near Avenue 43 at around 1:20 a.m. and found three men who had been shot, according to police. One of them, 21 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene. The two others, 18 and 19 years old, were taken to […]

  • Ciclavia released this street closures map for the "Meet the Hollywoods" event on Aug. 18, 2019.

    CicLAvia Closing Major Streets From East to West Hollywood Sunday

    CicLAvia once again is clearing major streets of motorists to make way for cyclists, runners and other people on foot, this time spanning 6 1/2 miles in East Hollywood, Hollywood and West Hollywood. Sunday’s “Meet the Hollywoods” event is shutting down the following streets from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Hollywood Boulevard from Vermont Avenue to Orange Drive Highland Avenue from Hollywood Boulevard to Santa Monica Boulevard Santa Monica Boulevard from Highland Avenue to San Vincente Boulevard See the following […]

  • Police investigate a fatal shooting that took place at a small business near the University of California, Riverside on Aug. 17, 2019. (Credit: OC HAWK)

    Police Investigating Deadly Shooting at Business Near UC Riverside

    Riverside police asked the public’s help for information involving an early Saturday morning shooting that left one dead near University of California, Riverside. Authorities received a call around 3:10 a.m. regarding a shooting that had just happened at a “small business” in the 14000 block of University Avenue, the Police Department said. That’s about a block away from the campus, in the eastside neighborhood of Riverside. Officers and paramedics responded to the scene and found a male victim who had […]

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