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.

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  • A protest against Puerto Rico's governor in Hollywood on July 20, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Demonstrators Take to the Streets in Hollywood, Joining Mass Protests Demanding Resignation of Puerto Rico’s Governor

    Roughly 200 demonstrators took to the streets in Hollywood Saturday to join ongoing massive protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. The protest at the iconic intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue started at 3 p.m. and went on for hours as some people clad in red, white and blue held up flags, signs and banners, chanted and played instruments. “We are here to demand that the governor of Puerto Rico steps down following years […]

  • Deputies respond to a stabbing at a home in South Whittier on July 20, 2019. (Credit: Onscene.Tv)

    Elderly Man Believed to Have Fatally Stabbed Wife, Wounded Self in South Whittier: Officials

    A woman told authorities she came home to find her mother dead and her father suffering from stab wounds in South Whittier Saturday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Deputies were called to the home in the14500 block of Allegan Street near Colima Road at about 11:22 a.m. in the unincorporated area of L.A. County., authorities said. An 83-year-old woman found with at least two stab wounds to the upper torso was pronounced dead at the scene and an […]

  • David Villa, 21, on the left, and Andrea Torralba, 20, are seen in undated photos provided by the Oxnard Police Department on July 19, 2019.

    Oxnard Couple Arrested On Suspicion of Strangling, Killing Newborn Baby Inside Hospital Right After He Was Born

    An Oxnard couple was arrested Friday on suspicion of strangling and killing the woman’s newborn baby boy after she had just given birth to him at a hospital, officials said. Officers responded to a call about a suspicious injury at St. John’s Medical Center on 1600 N. Rose Ave. at about 7:53 a.m. and were told that an infant was in serious condition and had “suspicious injuries,” the Oxnard Police Department said in a news release. During an investigation, detectives […]

  • The 200 block of Covina Boulevard in the unincorporated Bassett community near La Puente is seen in a Google Maps Street View image.

    Rape, Kidnapping Suspect Arrested Following San Gabriel Valley Standoff

    A man is accused of kidnapping and raping a woman before he was arrested early Saturday following a seven-hour standoff at his San Gabriel Valley home. Aaron David Martin, 32, was ultimately booked on suspicion of rape, kidnapping and false imprisonment, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials and booking records. The incident began just before 7 p.m. Friday when officials received a report of a kidnapping at a home in the 200 block of Covina Boulevard, in the […]

  • Hannah Williams appears in a photo provided by a family spokesperson on July 6, 2019.

    Family of 17-Year-Old Girl Killed by Fullerton Officer Files Claim for Damages Against the City

    The family of a 17-year-old girl shot and killed by a Fullerton Police Department officer on an Anaheim freeway has filed a claim for damages against the city of Fullerton, their attorney said Friday. The claim filed on behalf of Hannah Williams’ family seeks damages in excess of $25 million for the July 5 incident, according to a copy of the claim, which is dated July 10. Just before the shooting, the officer tried to pull over Williams’ gray rental […]

  • Firefighters battle a fire in an equipment shed at Magnolia High School in Anaheim on July 17, 2019. (Credit:

    Fire Rips Through Shed at High School in Anaheim, Destroys Football Team’s Equipment

    A fire ripped through a shed at Magnolia High School in Anaheim and destroyed the football team’s equipment after practice Wednesday night, fire officials said. Firefighters responded to 2450 W. Ball Rd. at about 9:30 p.m. to find the flames fully engulfing the shed, Anaheim Fire and Rescue Capt. Brent Faulkner said. It took firefighters about 15 minutes to put out the blaze. The school’s main building was not threatened by the fire, and school was not in session at […]

  • Authorities taken one person into custody after a pursuit in the Sherman Oaks area on July 19, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    3 Burglary Suspects Taken Into Custody After High-Speed Pursuit Ends Near Sherman Oaks Galleria

    Three people were taken into custody after a high-speed pursuit through the San Fernando Valley area ended near a Sherman Oaks shopping center Friday, authorities said. Los Angeles Police Department officers were in pursuit of what appeared to be a black Lincoln sedan that was seen speeding through traffic, weaving in and out between cars and driving on the shoulder of the freeway, aerial video from Sky 5 showed. The pursuit started in the Wilshire Division and at least one […]

  • A field sample of mosquitoes that could carry West Nile Virus is seen at offices of the Riverside County Department of Environmental Health on April 26, 2007, in Hemet. (Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

    Mosquitoes Found in Long Beach Test Positive for West Nile Virus

    A sample of mosquitos found in Long Beach tested positive for West Nile Virus, confirming the virus’ presence in Los Angeles County for the first time this year, health officials said Friday. “While this confirmation serves as the District’s first positive West Nile virus mosquito pool this year, virus activity has been increasing steadily throughout California,” the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District said. The agency said the risk of contracting the virus increases as temperatures rise and bring […]

  • LAPD Officer William Rodriguez is seen in court on July 18, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    LAPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Forcible Rape of 2 Victims

    A Los Angeles Police Department officer charged with two counts of rape pleaded not guilty Thursday, authorities said. Officer II William Rodriguez, a 33-year-old who had been with the department for 10 years, was arrested Tuesday after a DNA match linked him to a sexual assault from 2015, authorities said. Rodriguez’s alleged connection to that 2015 assault came to light after another woman accused him of sexually assaulting her at his home in November last year, the Los Angeles County […]

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