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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 small plane in a home's yard after crashing into a residential neighborhood in Riverside on March 16, 2019. (Credit: CasperNews)

    Pilot Killed in Plane Crash in Riverside Neighborhood Identified as 79-Year-Old O.C. Man

    Authorities identified a 79-year-old Orange County man as the pilot who died when a plane crashed into a Riverside residential area, the Riverside County coroner’s office said Tuesday. Melvyn Caffey died Saturday after a twin-engine Beechcraft BE50 he was piloting crashed on the 10500 block of Robinson Avenue near Norwood Avenue in the La Sierra area at around 11:50 a.m., according to the Riverside police and fire departments. Shortly before the crash, the pilot made a distress call to the […]

  • Taquesta Graham, 28, is seen in an undated booking photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (left.) Trinity Love jones is seen in an undated photo provided by the department (right.)

    Booking Photo Released of Mother of Girl Found Dead in Duffel Bag in Hacienda Heights as Police Ask for More Information

    While asking for additional information on the case, police on Tuesday released a booking photo of a mother who was arrested on suspicion of killing her 9-year-old daughter whose body was found in a duffel bag at the bottom of an embankment in Hacienda Heights. Taquesta Graham, 28, was booked Monday on Murder charges in the killing of Trinity Love Jones.  Her boyfriend, Emiel Lamar Hunt, 38, was charged with murder on March 12 in connection with the killing, the […]

  • People visit a ‘super bloom’ of wild poppies blanketing the hills of Walker Canyon on March 12, 2019, near Lake Elsinore, California. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    ‘Disneyland-Size Crowds’ Visit Lake Elsinore Poppy Fields, Creating Chaos and Straining City Resources: Officials

    Recent record-breaking rainfall brought a “super bloom” that covered Lake Elsinore’s fields with bright-colored poppies, attracting crowds that congested traffic and strained the city’s resources, officials said, calling it a “public safety crisis.” About 50,000 people visited the poppy fields over the weekend, which was twice as many visitors as the weekend before, according to Lake Elsinore Mayor Steve Manos. “Our small city cannot sustain crowds of this magnitude—our city is not made for Disneyland size crowds,” a post on […]

  • From left: Nicholas K. Oates, 25, is seen in a driver's license photo released by Los Angeles police, and a still from store surveillance shows the suspect who caused a gun scare at the Westfield Century City mall.

    25-Year-Old Missouri Man Arrested in Connection to Gun Scare That Closed Century City Mall

    A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection to a gun scare that forced the evacuation of Westfield Century City mall, Los Angeles police and fire officials said in a written statement Sunday. Early Saturday morning, mall security guards found a vehicle that was believed to belong to the suspect. Police impounded the vehicle and collected evidence that identified the suspect as Nicholas K. Oates of Missouri, the statement said. Later that night, LAPD Pacific Division officers, who were working on […]

  • A police vehicle is seen in a file photo. (Credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus)

    1 Killed, Another Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Tree and Overturns in Thousand Oaks

    A woman was killed and a man was injured when their car overturned in a single-vehicle traffic collision in Thousand Oaks Saturday night, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. At around 11:54 p.m., officers responded to the collision in the area of Erbes Road and Westland Avenue, to find two people suffering from serious to major injuries, the news release said. The driver, a 46-year-old man from Thousand Oaks, suffered serious injuries and was transported to […]

  • The scene of a collision near Lake Mathews on March 16, 2019. (Credit: OC Hawk)

    4 Killed in Fiery Head-On Collision Near Lake Mathews

    Three men and a woman died in a fiery head-on collision near Lake Mathews in Riverside County early Saturday morning, authorities said. At around 5:10 a.m., a 2001 GMC Sierra driving westbound on Cajalco Road , east of Gavlan Road, collided with a 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche driving eastbound on the same road, California Highway Patrol said in a written statement. The Chevrolet immediately caught fire upon impact and became engulfed in flames. Both male passengers were pronounced dead at the […]

  • A police vehicle is seen in a file photo. (Credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus)

    Man Killed in Suspected DUI Collision in Torrance; Driver Arrested

    A woman was arrested Saturday in a suspected DUI collision in Torrance that killed a pedestrian, the Torrance Police Department said. The collision happened at around 6:00 a.m. in the area of Crenshaw Boulevard and Maricopa Street, police said. A 2018 Nissan Sentra was traveling south on Crenshaw Boulevard through Maricopa Street on a green light when the vehicle collided with a pedestrian walking westbound outside the crosswalk, police said a preliminary investigation revealed. Paramedics arrived at the scene and […]

  • The 300 block of East Nugent Street in Lancaster is seen in a Google Maps Street view image on March 16, 2019.

    Lancaster Man Fatally Stabbed in ‘Domestic Altercation’: Sheriff

    A man died at a hospital Saturday after being stabbed during a “domestic altercation” days before in the City of Lancaster, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release. The incident happened at around 4 p.m. Thursday on the 300 block of East Nugent Street, authorities said. The victim, described only as an adult male, was found suffering from stab wounds and transported to a local hospital. Authorities were investigating the killing. No suspect description was available. […]

  • A plane that crashed at the Compton/Woodley Airport on March 13, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    1 Dead, Another Injured After 2 Small Planes Collide at Compton Airport

    One person was killed and another was injured in a fiery crash after two small planes collided at the Compton/Woodley Airport in Compton Wednesday night, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Just before 7:00 p.m., a single-engine T-28 plane collided with a single-engine Cessna 152, caught fire and crashed on the airport’s tarmac at 901 W. Alondra Blvd, according to the Federal Aviation Administration said. The injured victim was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition, LASD said. […]

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