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  • Fullerton Little League Team Wins Junior League Baseball World Series

    The undefeated Golden Hill Little League team out of Fullerton won the Junior World Series in Taylor, Michigan, defeating a team from Guayama, Puerto Rico, 8-3 on Sunday. It’s the first win for a U.S. team since 2012, and the first for a California team since La Mirada came out on top in 2003, according to the Orange County Register. The team of 13- and 14-year-olds was representing the West region in the tournament. They became U.S. champs on Friday, […]

  • A car is seen in surveillance video crashing into a restaurant in Paramount on Aug. 17, 2019. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    Video Shows Car Crashing Into Paramount Restaurant, Hitting Man Sitting on Chair

    A car came crashing into a restaurant in Paramount Saturday night, hitting and almost pinning a man on a chair against the restaurant’s bar, surveillance video shows. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to the restaurant on the 8100 block of East Rosecrans Avenue shortly before 9 p.m., authorities said. One man suffered unknown injuries, according to the Sheriff’s Department. Video shows the man quickly getting up and walking away right after the car crashed through the window and […]

  • Toko Tasi appears in a photo posted to his Facebook page on Aug. 11, 2019.

    Man, Woman Arrested in Fatal Long Beach Shooting of Local Musician Toko Tasi

    Nearly a week after he was gunned down in Long Beach, police have announced two arrests in connection with the killing of Southern California musician Toko Tasi. Thomas Arrellaga, 43, was booked on suspicion of murder in the fatal shooting of the 45-year-old hip-hop artist, whose real name is Tasi Malaki, according to the Long Beach Police Department. Arrellaga is being held on $2 million bail. A woman, 43-year-old Lorna Clemena, is suspected of being aware about the shooting and trying […]

  • Asian-Centric Music Festival Head in the Clouds Returns to L.A. Saturday

    Indonesian rapper Rich Brian and Sean Miyashiro, CEO of 88 Rising, appeared on the KTLA 5 Morning News at 11 on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, to discuss the Head in the Clouds music festival. The second iteration of this Asian-centric festival will take over Los Angeles State Historic Park, north of downtown L.A., on Saturday, Aug. 17. “We did it in L.A. because L.A. is the epicenter of Asian Americans in America, basically … so we thought there’s no place […]

  • Authorities investigate following a car-to-car shooting on the 91 Freeway on Aug. 17, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Inglewood Man Ordered to Stand Trial in Hate Crime Killings, Including Car-to-Car Shooting on 91 Fwy

    An Inglewood man has been ordered to stand trial for the slayings of two men in a series of shootings last year that were apparently motivated by race, prosecutors said Tuesday. Daniel Martinez, 31, has been charged with a slew of counts, including murder, attempted murder, shooting from and at a motor vehicle, and possession of an assault weapon, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The charges include multiple special circumstance allegations, including […]

  • Oxnard police released this body camera image that shows the gun.

    Teen Arrested After Loaded Gun Falls From His Pants During Traffic Stop in Oxnard: Police

    A 16-year-old passenger was arrested after a firearm was found on him during a traffic stop in Oxnard on Monday afternoon, police said. About 3:10 p.m., officers pulled a 20-year-old driver over on H Street near Second Street for a stop sign violation, according to a statement from the Oxnard Police Department. When officers went to the stopped car, they noticed the smell of marijuana and observed the teen tossing out what appeared to be a small amount of pot […]

  • Authorities investigate a crash in Beverly Hills on April 27, 2018. (Credit: RMG News)

    Woman Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for DUI Crash That Killed 2 Passengers in Beverly Hills

    A 31-year-old woman was sentenced on Monday to seven years in prison for a DUI crash in Beverly Hills that killed two of her passengers and left three others injures, prosecutors said. Taisha Welch pleaded no contest back in February to two felony counts of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. She also admitted to an allegation of multiple victims. The L.A. resident was driving under the influence […]

  • You would win a RAIDERS trip to Oakland!

    Watch the Raiders Silver & Black Halftime Report on KTLA 5 during the games listed below and look for the code word.  Then text the code word to 515151 or enter below for your chance to win round-trip airfare for 4 to Oakland, 4 tickets to see Raiders vs. Lions on November 3, an overnight stay in Oakland and lots of Raiders gear! Message and data rates apply.

  • Lucky In Love – You could win a dream wedding!

    Wedding bells could soon ring for you and your fiancé! KTLA 5 wants to invite you for a chance to win an all-inclusive wedding with “Lucky in Love” at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage. Submit your entry below, including a photo of you and your fiancé, and tell us why you should win this dream wedding.  The lucky winner gets an all-inclusive wedding at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage this November, and featured live on KTLA […]

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