Nisha Gutierrez-Jaime is a digital news producer at KTLA.

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  • 23-Year-Old Disabled Woman Sues Lyft, Saying She Was Sexually Assaulted After Trip to West Hollywood

    A 23-year-old disabled woman is suing Lyft for an alleged sexual assault that happened at her West Hollywood home in May after a driver dropped her off, an attorney announced Thursday at a news conference. Cheyenne Gutierrez said a Lyft driver picked her up from a grocery store near her home on Third Street and La Brea Avenue on May 27, and then helped her take heavy bags of groceries to her porch. Gutierrez, who walks with a limp and […]

  • L.A. City Attorney Warns Online Shoppers About Holiday Puppy Scams

    If you’re looking to purchase a puppy this holiday season, beware of scammers who are trying to take your money — and simultaneously break your heart, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office warned Thursday. In a late morning news conference, City Attorney Mike Feuer sounded the alarm on online puppy scams, which he said increase substantially this time of year. The “particularly insidious” scams are organized by fake breeders, Feuer said, that trick people into spending a lot of money […]

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    20 Migrants Rescued by Border Agents From Storm Drain on Thanksgiving Night in San Diego

    Twenty migrants were rescued by Border Patrol agents from a drainage tube near the U.S.-Mexico border, and a woman was found dead on the beach, when heavy rains fell on Thanksgiving night in San Diego, officials said Friday. Around 11 p.m. Thursday, San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents discovered three migrants trying to enter the United States illegally near the border drainage tube located about two miles west of the San Ysidro Port of Entry, the U.S. Customs and Border […]

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    Machete-Wielding Man Fatally Wounded in Police Shooting That Also Left Officer Injured in Hollywood: LAPD

    A robbery suspect armed with a machete was shot and killed by police in Hollywood Monday after he carjacked a vehicle then crashed into two police cruisers, the Los Angeles Police Department said. The incident began around 11:30 a.m., when police said they received a call about the machete-wielding man robbing an auto parts store in the area of Sunset Boulevard and  Highland Avenue. “He walks in and goes over to the batteries and he grabs one, then he walks […]

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    Ex-OC Girls Softball League Volunteer Sentenced to 170 Years for Molesting 3 Girls

    A former girls softball league volunteer was sentenced to 170 years to life in prison for molesting three girls at his Laguna Niguel home, authorities said Friday. Glen Thomas Kauffman, 55, of Laguna Niguel,  was found guilty of six felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor under the age of 14 and three felony counts of sexual penetration of a minor 10-years-old or younger in October, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office reported. The molestations occurred between […]

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    LAPD Asking for Public’s Help Locating Woman With Down Syndrome

    Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman with Down syndrome who was reported missing by her family. Noc Dinh, 41, was seen by her family around 10 a.m. on Nov. 17 in the 800 block of N. Broadway, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a news release. She was possibly last seen on Bus Line 45 in Chinatown, according to police. Dinh’s family is concerned as she has limited speech and may need medical attention, […]

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    Student Arrested After Making Online Shooting Threats Against High School in Palmdale: Sheriff

    A student at Pete Knight High School in Palmdale was arrested after allegedly making online criminal threats against the campus, authorities announced Friday. The Palmdale Sheriff’s Station received a call about 6:30 p.m. Thursday about online shooting threats against the high school located in the 37000 block of 70th Street East, L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said at a news conference. Deputies were told that the threats followed a fight that happened at the high school earlier in the day, […]

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    U.S. Postal Service’s Annual ‘Operation Santa’ Goes Online to Spread Christmas Cheer

    For the first time in its 107 years of operation, the United States Postal Service is moving “Operation Santa” online to help spread the Christmas cheer to children in need. “Operation Santa”  gives children an opportunity to write a letter to Santa where they can list all of their Christmas wishes, but for the first time this year the letters to Santa can now be posted online. Once online, customers have a chance to adopt the letters and give back […]

  • An alleged illegal gambling operation was discovered in Santa Ana on Nov. 19, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Illegal Gambling Operation Discovered Inside Santa Ana Smoke Shop: Police

    An illegal gambling operation set up inside a Santa Ana smoke shop was uncovered by police during an early morning raid Tuesday. The smoke shop, located in a strip mall on 1st Street near the 5 Freeway, was raided by Santa Ana police at about 5 a.m.  At the time, the shop was packed with more than 40 people inside. Santa Ana police told KTLA the illegal gambling operation was the biggest they’ve seen yet and has been causing major […]

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