Nouran Salahieh is a part-time digital news producer at KTLA. She graduated from the University of Southern California with an M.S. in journalism in 2018. Before moving to L.A., Nouran lived in the United Arab Emirates, where she got her bachelor’s degree in communications from the American University in Dubai and reported on women’s issues and the exotic animal trade. She is fluent in English and Arabic.

Recent Articles
  • A brush fire burns in Altadena on Sep. 22, 2019. (Credit: Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations)

    Firefighters Battling 10-Acre Brush Fire in Altadena; Officers Escorting Trapped Hikers Away

    Firefighters are battling a 10-acre brush fire that broke out in Altadena Sunday afternoon, Angeles National Forest officials said. The blaze, dubbed Lowe Fire, was reported in the area of Loma Alta Drive and Chaney Trail at about 4:20 p.m. Some hikers got trapped above the fire near Millard campground, but they were later escorted away when it was determined safe to move them, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Altadena Station. Authorities said the fire had the potential to […]

  • The 2000 Block of Picadilly Way is seen in a Google Maps Street View image on Sep. 22, 2019.

    Corona Area Evacuated After Woman Reports Husband Assaulting, Pouring Gas on Her and Threatening to Set Her on Fire

    A residential area in Corona was evacuated Saturday afternoon after a man barricaded inside a home and poured a liquid on himself after threatening his wife, the City of Corona Police Department said in a news release. A resident called 911 at about 4:20 p.m. to report a man and a woman involved in a physical altercation in front of a home in the 2000 Block of Picadilly Way. A short time later, a woman called and said that her […]

  • Officers and a bomb disposal robot are seen at the scene of a suspicious package in Santa Monica on Sep. 22, 2019. (Credit: Special Enforcement Bureau/Twitter)

    No Threat Found After Reports of Suspicious Package Near 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica

    A suspicious package near the  Santa Monica 3rd Street Promenade was deemed not to be a threat and the area was reopened to the public Sunday, the Santa Monica Police Department said. Residents and visitors were asked to stay out of the area of 4th Street and Santa Monica Boulevard at about 10:20 a.m. while a bomb squad responded to check on the package. “We have the area contained,” the department said. By 11 a.m., the squad found that the […]

  • Isidro Vargas Vasquez is seen in an undated photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriff's Office on Sep. 21, 2019.

    Man Arrested on Suspicion of Trying to Lure Young Girl Into His Car in Oxnard

    A man was arrested on suspicion of child annoyance after an Oxnard resident reported a man trying to rule a young girl into his car, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday in a news release. A caller told authorities shortly before 2 p.m. Sept. 11, 2019, that an unknown a man tried to lure a female juvenile into his car and asked if she wanted to engage in sexual acts in exchange for money, the department said. The girl […]

  • Ailing Lu and Ji Hyun Lee, both 25, are seen in undated booking photos provided by the Fontana Police Department on Sep. 20, 2019.

    2 L.A. County Women Arrested for Impersonating IRS in National Phone Scam After Officers Find $900K in Goods, Gift Cards: Police

    Two Los Angeles County women believed to be part of a national fraud ring were arrested on suspicion of posing as employees from the Internal Revenue Service in a phone scam that may have bilked several victims out of $900,000, the Fontana Police Department said Friday. A Fontana man received a call on Sept. 4, 2019, from a person who identified themself as an IRS employee and threatened to arrest the victim if he didn’t pay the caller $2,200 in […]

  • A man is taken into custody after an hourslong standoff with police in Santa Ana. (Credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

    Man Taken Into Custody After Barricading Inside Santa Ana Business With Long Gun for Hours

    Officers took a man into custody on the roof of a store in Santa Ana after an hourslong standoff Tuesday, the Santa Ana Police Department said. Police responded to reports of a man with a long gun at a 7-Eleven store and chased him briefly before he ran into an auto shop in the area of 1st Street near Harbor Boulevard, Santa Ana Police Department Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said. Employees were evacuated from the business and from surrounding shops, according to Bertagna. […]

  • Thousands flocked to the Fairplex in Pomona on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, for the opening day of the Los Angeles County Fair. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Could Face Year in Jail for Making up Mass Shooting Threat to Avoid Going to L.A. County Fair With Parents: DA

    A 24-year-old Sylmar man is facing up to a year in jail for falsely warning of a mass shooting at the Los Angeles County Fair to avoid going to the fair with his parents, authorities said. Erik Villaseñor faces one misdemeanor count of false report of emergency. If convicted as charged, the man will have to pay a $1,000 fine in addition to the possible jail sentence, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office said in a news release. Villaseñor sent […]

  • Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Young Mother Outside Her Granada Hills Home

    A man was arrested in the killing of a young mother who was shot near her Granada Hills home in July, the Los Angeles Police Department said Tuesday. The mother, 24-year-old Cheyenne Brown, was found in an alley near her parked car in the 16600 block of Chatsworth Street at about 10:20 p.m. July 23, 2019, the department said. Her grandfather, Bill Schroeder, found her suffering from three gunshot wounds and started CPR, he said. She was pronounced dead at […]

  • A home in the 6300 block of Elkridge Place in Rancho Cucamonga is seen following reports of a fatal stabbing on Sep. 16, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    71-Year-Old Man Arrested in Daughter’s Stabbing Death in Rancho Cucamonga

    A Rancho Cucamonga man was arrested in the death of his 49-year-old daughter after calling to report the killing himself Monday morning, officials said. Joe Edward Montes, 71, called authorities about 8:30 a.m. and stated that he stabbed his daughter at a home in the 6300 block of Elkridge Place, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release. Deputies arrived to find 49-year-old Darlene Montes suffering from multiple stab wounds. She was taken to a hospital, where […]

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