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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  • Carlo Navarro is seen in court on Nov. 13, 2019. (Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

    20-Year-Old Pleads Not Guilty in Suspected DUI Crash That Killed Family of 3 on Halloween Night in Long Beach

    A 20-year-old Long Beach man pleaded not guilty to charges Wednesday in the suspected DUI crash that killed a family on Halloween night, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said. Carlo Adrian Navarro of Long Beach was charged Tuesday with three counts each of murder and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, the DA’s office said in a news release. The family of three was walking home from trick-or-treating in Long Beach when a vehicle driven by Navarro crashed into […]

  • A preliminary magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck 11 miles away from Trona at 11:26 a.m. on Nov. 13, 2019. (Credit: USGS)

    Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake Strikes Near Ridgecrest, Rattles Desert Communities

    A magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck near Ridgecrest and Trona Wednesday morning and rattled the Mojave Desert area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake struck at 11:26 a.m. at a depth of 5.7 miles, centered about 11 miles north of Trona and Searles Valley and 15 miles west of Ridgecrest, USGS said. There have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered in the area in the past 10 days, the Los Angeles Times reported. The Mojave Desert […]

  • Pasadena police investigate a stretch of the Angeles Crest Highway where a body was found on Nov. 6, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    1 Arrested After Man With Gunshot Wound Found Dead on Angeles Crest Highway Near Pasadena

    A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting and killing a 22-year-old whose body was found along Angeles Crest Highway in the Pasadena area last week, authorities said Tuesday. Julio Robles-Castaneda of Pasadena was found shortly after 1 a.m. Nov. 6, on the side of the highway with at least one gunshot wound, according to the Pasadena Police Department. The discovery was made at mile marker 26.8 by witnesses who spotted the body while driving by and called 911, police […]

  • From left to right: Joseph Awaida, 30, appears in a photo with his 3-year-old son Omar and wife Raihan Dakhil. (Credit: GoFundMe)

    Man Charged With Murder in Suspected DUI Crash That Killed Family of 3 on Halloween Night in Long Beach

    A 20-year-old man was charged Tuesday in a suspected DUI crash that killed a family of three walking home from trick-or-treating in Long Beach, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said. Carlo Adrian Navarro, of Long Beach, was charged with three counts each of murder and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, the DA’s office said in a news release.  He faces a possible maximum sentence of 45 years to life in state prison if convicted as charged. The young […]

  • Officers respond to a robbery and stabbing at a strip mall in La Habra on Nov. 11, 2019. (Credit: Onscene.TV)

    La Habra Man Stabbed in Chest While Trying to Help Shop Owner Stop Robbers

    A 43-year-old man was stabbed in the chest while trying to help a shop owner fend off two robbers at a store in La Habra early Monday morning, the La Habra Police Department said in a news release. The owner of the Donuts & Deli Shop spotted two people with property stolen from the store and confronted them, leading to an altercation in the store at 136 W La Habra Blvd., police said. The good Samaritan approached and was trying […]

  • A brush fire burns in Hansen Dam on Nov. 11, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    San Fernando Valley Sees Bad Air Quality After Small Brush Fire Erupts Overnight in Hansen Dam Area

    The San Fernando Valley saw bad air quality Monday morning as a small brush fire burned in the Hansen Dam area. Air quality in other parts of Los Angeles County, including the San Gabriel Valley and the coastal communities of L.A. County, were also recorded at levels unsafe for sensitive groups due to higher levels of fine particles in the air, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s map. The particles, 30 times thinner than a strand of […]

  • Firefighters Working to Increase Containment of Barham Fire That Burned 80 Acres in Hollywood Hills

    Crews on Sunday continued to work on containing the Barham Fire, which burned at least 80 acres in the Hollywood Hills as more than 230 firefighters battled the flames near the Warner Brothers Studios lot, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Aided by wind conditions, firefighters managed to quickly stop the blaze from spreading after it erupted shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday near the 3600 block of Barham Boulevard. The wildfire was about 80% contained by Sunday afternoon. “The wind […]

  • Homicide victim Ricardo Ramirez, pictured in an undated photo provided by family. (Credit:

    2 Arrested in Shooting Death of 17-Year-Old Boy in Boyle Heights

    A man and a 16-year-old boy were arrested in the shooting death of a teenager in Boyle Heights Saturday, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Officers found 17-year-old Ricardo Ramirez suffering from gunshot wounds in the area of Wabash and Evergreen avenues early Saturday morning, according to LAPD. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The two suspects in the killing were taken into custody at about 3 p.m. Saturday, and they are being charged with murder, LAPD Officer Tony […]

  • An ambulance is seen tipped over on its side following a hit-and-run crash on the 91 Freeway in Anaheim on Nov. 10, 2019. (Credit: Onscene.TV)

    Ambulance Carrying Patient Overturns in Fiery Hit-and-Run Crash on 91 Fwy in Anaheim

    At least three people were hurt after an ambulance overturned in a fiery hit-and-run crash on the eastbound 91 Freeway in Anaheim early Sunday morning, the  Orange County Fire Authority said. A silver Chevrolet Trax slammed into the ambulance at about 4:15 a.m. on the freeway near Euclid Street, tipping the ambulance over, OCFA spokeswoman Colleen Windsor said. The Chevrolet then caught fire and the driver got out and ran away before first responders arrived, Windsor said. The occupants of […]

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