Marissa Wenzke is a digital news producer at KTLA.


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  • Jesus "Chuy" Guzman is seen in a photo released by the L.A. County Sheriff's Department on Oct. 14, 2018.

    ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Man Named Person of Interest After Remains of 3 People Found in Littlerock: Sheriff

    Days after the discovery of human remains in Littlerock were identified as belonging to three people, sheriff’s officials named a person of interest in the investigation on Sunday. Jesus “Chuy” Guzman is described as “armed and dangerous” and is known to carry weapons, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said. He is wanted for questioning as he previously lived at the location where the remains were found Thursday — in the 30900 block of 106th Street in the unincorporated area of Littlerock, […]

  • Kelsey Quayle is seen in a photo posted to her Instagram page on Sept. 14, 2018.

    Killing of Model Shot While Driving in Atlanta Remains a Mystery to Police and Her Family in Yucaipa

    Detectives are searching for answers in the mysterious killing of a woman shot while driving just outside of Atlanta as her family in San Bernardino County continues to mourn, as her sister told KTLA in an interview Sunday. Police in Georgia continue to search for the killer of Kelsey Quayle — releasing surveillance video on Friday that shows a gas station just seconds before she got into a car crash nearby. It wasn’t until later that doctors at an Atlanta hospital discovered […]

  • Police investigate a shooting in Glendale on Oct. 13, 2018. (Credit: RMG News)

    1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shots Fired Outside Banquet Hall in Glendale

    One man died and another was wounded when a gunman opened fire outside a banquet hall in Glendale Saturday night, police said. The shooter remains at large. Police were called to the the area of San Fernando Road and Ruberta Avenue about 8:20 p.m., Glendale Police Department Sgt. Dan Suttles said. One man struck by gunfire was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. He was estimated to be in his 40s or 50s. A second man suffered a grazing […]

  • Friends and Family Search for 22-Year-Old Woman Who Disappeared in Shadow Hills

    The disappearance of a 22-year-old woman reported missing earlier this week in Shadow Hills has triggered a frantic search by friends and family that went into the evening hours Saturday. Sahara Eve Von Fisher was last seen near the 9600 block of Stonehurst Avenue around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. She has not been seen or heard from since, police said. “Her parents are unbelievably worried,” said Jenny Katz, one of the many friends who […]

  • by a tree in Hollywood on Oct. 13, 2018, after a storm swept through the area the night before. (Credit: Drew Kocak)

    SoCal Storms Leave Behind Toppled Trees, Mud-Covered Roads and Power Outages

    As storms swept through Southern California late Friday night, scenes of toppled trees, damaged roads and reports of power outages affecting thousands arose by Saturday morning. Just before 10 p.m. on Friday, at least 10,000 people throughout the Los Angeles region were without power, according to the L.A. Department of Water and Power. Meanwhile, some residents awoke to other damage left by the storm, which carried bolts of lightning and thunder. There were trees struck down by strong winds and others […]

  • Strong Santa Ana winds pushed the Thomas Fire south toward Montecito on Dec. 16, 2017. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)

    Red Flag Warnings in Effect Throughout SoCal, With Strong Santa Ana Winds Expected

    Potentially powerful winds combined with dry weather are raising the threat of wildfires in Southern California, with red flag warnings currently in effect throughout the region. State firefighters say they are preparing for “potential extreme fire weather” this weekend and into early next week. Strong Santa Ana winds are sweeping through Los Angeles, Ventura and Orange counties along with conditions of low humidity and the “potential for rapid fire spread,” according to the National Weather Service for the L.A. region. […]

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    LAPD Searches for Suspect in Fatal Shooting of Man in Wilmington

    The Los Angeles Police Department is searching for the suspect or suspects who fatally shot a 44-year-old man in Wilmington late Thursday night, officials said. Just after 11 p.m., multiples shots were fired at Richard Torres as he sat inside his vehicle near the 100 block of East D Street, LAPD said in a news release. When paramedics responded to the scene and tried to save him, they were unable to revive him, officials said. He died from gunshot wounds. […]

  • Actress Jaime King attends the Delano Las Vegas grand opening party with Jaime King, Charlotte Ronson, Sam Ronson and MAGIC! at Delano Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sept. 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Delano Las Vegas)

    Man Sentenced to Probation, Jail After Vandalizing Vehicle Carrying Jaime King’s Son in Beverly Hills

    A man pleaded no contest to child cruelty and vandalism Friday in connection with an incident of vandalism in Beverly Hills that police have said injured the 4-year-old son of actress Jaime King. Jumping on the hood of a car with the boy and a woman caring for him inside, 48-year-old Paul Francis Floyd also injured the boy’s caretaker by throwing a bottle at her, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. He has been sentenced to three years of formal […]

  • The North Park Fire burns through an area just north of CSU San Bernardino on Oct. 12, 2018. (Credit: Whitehill Productions)

    Brush Fire Burns Through 50 Acres Just North of CSU San Bernardino; No Structures Threatened

    A brush fire that broke out just north of the California State University, San Bernardino campus burned through 50 acres Friday afternoon as two people were detained in the area, according to authorities. At 2:23 p.m., San Bernardino County fire officials said the blaze had burned through just 3 acres. About 40 minutes later, fire officials announced the fire had grown to 50 acres and was 0 percent contained. Just before 6 p.m., officials said the blaze — dubbed the North Park Fire — […]