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

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  • The back windshield of a vehicle is seen shattered in the Rancho Conejo community of Newbury Park on Dec. 16, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    20-Year-Old Arrested After Allegedly Smashing Cars, Mailboxes in Newbury Park

    Officials said they’ve arrested a man after several residents in Newbury Park woke up to find their cars and mailboxes damaged. Brock Barton, 20, allegedly started destroying property inside the gated community of Rancho Conejo around 2:30 a.m. He was also accused of vandalizing a Walgreens near Ventu Park Road and Hillcrest Drive, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department said. The man might have been intoxicated at the time, Capt. Mike Beckett told KTLA. Barton was booked on suspicion of vandalism and […]

  • An ambulance is seen after a high speed chase. (Credit: OnSceneTV)

    Patient Takes Ambulance, Leads Officers on Pursuit in Inland Empire: CHP

    Authorities detained a person who led them on a pursuit in a stolen ambulance in the Inland Empire Sunday evening. The California Highway Patrol said the chase began when the patient was on a gurney and somehow escaped his restraints. He then managed to take over the vehicle and drove on the northbound 15 Freeway near Hesperia. Officials were called to respond at around 4 p.m. The individual exited the vehicle near the Main Street exit in Hesperia, where he […]

  • Riverside County Animal Services released these images of dogs they said attacked a woman in Anza on Dec. 15, 2018.

    Owner Arrested on Outstanding Warrant After 3 Dogs Attack Woman in Anza

    The owner of three dogs that attacked a woman on her own property in Anza on Saturday has been arrested on an outstanding warrant, officials said. The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. in the 55000 block Mitchell Road in the unincorporated area of southwest Riverside County about 34 miles east of Temecula, Riverside County Animal Services and CalFire Riverside said. The woman had been hanging some laundry when she was hurt by three pit bulls or pit bull mixes, Animal Services […]

  • A Google Maps image shows the Franklin D. Roosevelt Park in South Los Angeles.

    Man Fatally Shot in Car After Leaving Bar Fight in South L.A.: LASD

    A man was fatally shot in his car after shortly leaving the scene of a bar fight in South Los Angeles early Saturday, authorities said. Deputies responded to a call about a dispute at a bar on Graham and Florence avenues at around 3:45 a.m., the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said. According to the agency, officers were flagged down about a third of a mile away on Graham Avenue for what appeared to be a crash in front of the […]

  • Orange County Fire Authority tweeted this image of a Cessna airplane that landed on Doheny State Beach on Dec. 15, 2018.

    Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Doheny State Beach; No Injuries Reported

    No injuries were reported after a small plane made an emergency landing in Dana Point on Saturday,  officials said. The Cessna aircraft landed at Doheny State Beach around 2:13 p.m., the Orange County Fire Authority said. According to the agency, neither the pilot nor passenger was hurt in the incident. Nobody was injured on the ground, officials said. Authorities provided no further details. Dana Point: Emergency landing of a small Cessna airplane. No injuries to pilot or passenger. No injuries […]

  • A box truck that had exploded the previous evening is seen at a gas station in Boyle Heights on Dec. 15, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Propane Tank Likely Triggered Box Truck Explosion in Boyle Heights: LAPD

    An investigation into what caused the box truck explosion that shut down a street in Boyle Heights but left nobody injured the previous evening continued Saturday. A propane tank being transported by the vehicle likely triggered the incident just before 6 p.m. near 2720 E. Olympic Blvd., the Los Angeles Police Department reiterated. The L.A. Fire Department said the driver parked the vehicle at a nearby gas station after the explosion and exited along with his passenger without any injuries. The […]

  • Nicola T. Hanna speaks to the media in front of the FBI offices in Orange on Dec. 12, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    20 Face Narcotics, Firearms Charges in O.C. Gang Sweep

    Officials on Wednesday announced the indictment of 20 people linked to gang activity in Santa Ana and nearby communities. Nine of them were arrested  on federal narcotics and firearms charges on Wednesday morning, said Nicola Hanna, U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California. Nine others were already in custody on other charges, including two who were detained on Tuesday. Two others, Sergio Soria of Tustin and Michael Herrera of Santa Ana, both 41 years old, remained at large. Herrera was suspected […]

  • Luke Liu is seen in court on Dec. 11, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Deputy Charged in 1st Prosecution of On-Duty Shooting in L.A. County in Nearly 20 Years

    A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed an unarmed motorist in Norwalk in 2016 was charged Tuesday with voluntary manslaughter, officials announced. The case marks the first on-duty law enforcement officer prosecution for the shooting of an unarmed civilian in nearly two decades, the L.A. Times reported. Luke Liu, 40, also faced a special allegation that he personally and intentionally discharged a firearm, according to the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office. He could face up to 21 years in […]

  • Anna Perez is seen in an undated photo posted to a GoFundMe page.

    Parolee Charged With Murder in Shooting of Bystander in Long Beach: DA

    A Sylmar man accused of fatally shooting a bystander during an argument in Long Beach in early December has been charged with murder, officials announced Tuesday. Thomas Terrell McCreary faced one count of murder with special allegations  of personally and intentionally discharging a firearm causing great bodily injury and death, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said. The 42-year-old had a prior conviction of first-degree residential burglary in 2007, prosecutors said. During the early hours of Dec. 1, McCreary […]