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

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  • Ryan Harsany, 43, of Brawley, pictured in an undated photo provided by family.

    Vigil to Be Held for Grand Terrace Skating Rink Owner Found Shot to Death Inside Burning Business

    Family and friends planned to gather Monday night in honor of a beloved skating rink owner found fatally shot inside his business in Grand Terrace over the weekend. The candlelight vigil will start 8 p.m. in front of California Skate Grand Terrace, victim Ryan Harsany’s brother posted on Facebook. Deputies and firefighters found the 43-year-old Brawley resident unconscious inside the business around 2 a.m. Saturday, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Report of a “robbery/silent alarm” had prompted […]

  • Black smoke billows from the site of a gas tanker explosion in South Los Angeles on March 18, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Crews Cleaning up South L.A. Neighborhood Where Tanker Exploded and Left 2 Injured

    The Environmental Protection Agency worked Monday to clean up the mess left behind by the 9,000-gallon tanker that leaked gasoline and triggered an explosion in South Los Angeles over the weekend. “Up until this point we still had a lot of fuel out in the open, so a lot of that has been mitigated,” EPA’s Robert Wise said early Monday morning. The two-story home damaged in the blast is still red-tagged, the crew working on the property told KTLA, and […]

  • A courtroom gavel is seen in a file photo. (Credit: Brian A. Jackson/Thinkstock)

    Long Beach Man Convicted in Sexual Assault of 13 Prostitutes Sentenced to 30 Years to Life in Prison

    A Long Beach man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for a series of at-gunpoint rapes that spanned  four years and prompted a countywide search for an armed “sexual predator” in late 2017,  officials announced Monday. A judge sentenced 36-year-old Ferdinand Ervin Flowers to 30 years to life in state prison after he was convicted of sexually assaulting 13 women, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said. The attacks, in which he preyed on prostitutes, threatened […]

  • The 2700 block of Third Street in Santa Monica is seen In a Google Maps image.

    Man Riding Personal Electric Scooter Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in Santa Monica; Driver Sought

    A hit-and-run driver fatally struck a man riding his personal electric scooter on Third Street in Santa Monica, officials said Monday. The incident happened Friday around 8:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Third Street, a residential area blocks away from the beach and south of the Third Street Promenade, according to Santa Monica police. Responding officers arrived to find paramedics treating the 41-year-old victim, who had sustained significant head and body trauma, police said. The man was taken to […]

  • 2 Hospitalized After 9,000-Gallon Tanker Leaks Gasoline, Catches Fire in South L.A.: LAFD

    A leaking 9,000-gallon tanker triggered an explosion in South Los Angeles that injured two people, displaced 30 people and sent up heavy plumes of smoke visible from miles away on Sunday morning, officials said. Crews responded to 216 W. Slauson Ave. in the Florence neighborhood after a 911 caller reported smelling natural gas at 7:45 a.m., according to the L.A. Fire Department. As firefighters surveyed the caller’s home, they heard an explosion next door. Crews then discovered a large tanker […]

  • Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies respond to an incident in Palmdale on March 17,2019. (Credit: DonLuisMeza Video)

    Man Fatally Shot by Deputies Following Overnight Standoff in Palmdale

    Deputies shot and killed a man early Sunday after he barricaded himself inside a mobile home in Palmdale overnight while threatening  SWAT team members with a gun, officials said. The incident began about 9:15 p.m. Saturday when authorities were notified a man wanted on a warrant in an assault with a deadly weapon case had been spotted inside a trailer in the 4000 block of Karling Place, Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau said […]

  • A small plane in a home's yard after crashing into a residential neighborhood in Riverside on March 16, 2019. (Credit: CasperNews)

    Investigation Continues After Small Plane Crashes Into Riverside Neighborhood

    Officials have yet to identify the pilot killed in a small plane crash in Riverside as the investigation of the incident continues Sunday. A local airport tower was alerted about a plane in distress at 11:50 a.m. Saturday, Riverside fire Capt. Brian Guzzetta said. “It was some sort of engine problem on the aircraft,” the captain said. It’s unclear whether the pilot intended to land at the Riverside Municipal Airport, which is about 2 1/2 miles away from the scene […]

  • A mangled four-door sedan is seen after a suspected DUI crash in Fullerton on March 17, 2019. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    DUI Suspect Crashes Into Apartment Complex in Fullerton; No Injuries Reported

    A woman suspected of driving while intoxicated slammed into an apartment complex in Fullerton early Sunday, officials said. No injuries were reported after the driver, alone in her vehicle, rammed into a stairwell at a property in the 300 block of Hill Avenue just after 3 a.m., according to Fullerton police. The motorist did not get hurt, Lt. Tony Rios told KTLA. Police arrested her on suspicion of DUI. Video from the scene shows the hood of a black, four-door […]

  • A home burns in the 400 block of West 40th Street in San Bernardino on March 16, 2019. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    2 Nearby Homes in San Bernardino Burn Within the Same Hour

    Nobody sustained any injuries after flames swallowed two San Bernardino homes about a mile of each other in the early hours of Saturday, officials said. Firefighters first responded to a report of a vegetation fire in the 4100 block of North Fourth Avenue just before 2 a.m., said Josh Sprague, battalion chief with the San Bernardino County Fire Department. That blaze turned out to be at an abandoned home that still had electricity, Sprague told KTLA. Witness accounts and the […]

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