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  • Teens learn and practice safe driving skills at Angel Stadium as part of Ford's Driving Skills for Life program on Feb. 16, 2020. (Credit: KTLA)

    Teens Practice Driving Skills at Angel Stadium

    Teens got a chance to learn and practice safe driving skills at Angel Stadium Sunday as part of a driver safety program run by an automaker. Ford’s Driving Skills for Life program provides free behind-the-wheel training for young drivers. KTLA’s Phil Ige reports for the KTLA 5 News at 5 on Feb. 16, 2020.

  • Andrea Bocelli at the Hollywood Bowl

    Andrea Bocelli is coming to the Hollywood Bowl in June. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com. Watch the KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on Saturday, February 15 for your chance to win 2 tickets to see Andrea Bocelli live in concert at the Hollywood Bowl on June 17, 2020, plus a “Love Box” of roses from Pavé Fleur and a gift picnic basket from Gelson’s!

  • Todd Spitzer appears at the Orange County District Attorney's Officer in an undated photo. (Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

    Murder Charges Dismissed Against O.C. Woman Who Stabbed Attacker in Self-Defense, DA Says

    Murder charges have been dismissed against a woman who killed a man in Costa Mesa after he assaulted her, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. District Attorney Todd Spitzer requested the charges be dismissed after new evidence revealed that Amber Angelovic fatally stabbed 32-year-old Derek Valentine in self defense, according to a news release from the DA’s office. They referred to the woman as an assault victim. On March 11, 2017, Angelovic — then 21 — took an […]

  • Preparations are made on the red carpet before the 92nd Oscars ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Feb. 7, 2020. (Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)

    From How to Watch the Ceremony to Hollywood Street Closures, Here’s Your 2020 Oscars Guide

    All the 2020 film awards have been leading up to Hollywood’s biggest night: The Oscars. From where to watch and who you’ll see to Hollywood street closures near the Dolby Theatre, we’ve got all your questions about the 92nd Academy Awards answered. Time The Oscars will air live on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. Pacific. Location The stars will gather at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, where the ceremony has been held since 2002. Hollywood Boulevard between Cahuenga Boulevard and […]

  • You could win a getaway to Park City, Utah

    You could win a getaway to where the celebs play – in Park City, Utah! Text SNOW to 515151 for your chance to win round-trip airfare for 2 to the Park City, Utah area, a 2-night stay at the Westgate Park City Resort & Spa, plus transportation to and from the airport in Utah.  Message and data rates apply. Good luck!

  • Glamorous Red Carpet Gift Pack

    You could win a glamorous red carpet gift pack from Distinctive Assets.  Beginning at 4:00 a.m. on February 11, Text GLAM to 515151 for your chance to win a Luxury Sensuous Silk Kimono Robe by Soma, a copy of “The Longevity Diet” book, a set of three Pillow Pop pillows, and a RYU backpack.  Message and data rates apply. Good luck!

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    LAPD Seeks Help Finding Pursuit Driver Who Avoided Arrest by Running Into Commerce Casino

    Police on Friday asked for the public’s help identifying and locating a driver who evaded capture after a pursuit one week ago by running into the Commerce Hotel and Casino. Officers initiated the chase about 9:45 p.m. on Jan. 31 when they observed the man behind the wheel of a stolen car, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. They activated their lights and sirens, but the driver didn’t stop. LAPD terminated the chase after the vehicle headed out of […]

  • Loews Hollywood Hotel getaway

    You could win a fabulous A-lister getaway to the Loews Hollywood Hotel in the heart of tinseltown!  Text HOLLYWOOD to 515151 for your chance to win a 1-night stay at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, including a night of valet parking, plus a $100 food & beverage credit, and 2 tickets to a show.  Message & data rates apply. Good luck!

  • Matt Fahn is seen in a photo during his treatment.

    Pacific Palisades Teen in Remission Seeks to Raise $200,000 to Tackle Cancer

    High school football player Matt Fahn was 14 years old when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in 2018. Although he is now in remission, the Pacific Palisades teen is trying to help others diagnosed with the the cancer by raising money to find a cure. Fahn told KTLA his friends and neighbors were very supportive through his three months of chemotherapy and he wanted to make a video thanking them. His video went viral on Twitter with over 2 […]

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